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1954 Kansas State Wildcats football
ConferenceBig Seven Conference
1954 record7–3 (3–3 Big 7)
Head coachBill Meek (4th season)
Home stadiumMemorial Stadium
Seasons
← 1953
1955 →
1954 Big 7 football standings
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#3 Oklahoma 6 0 0     10 0 0
Nebraska 4 2 0     6 5 0
Colorado 3 2 1     7 2 1
Missouri 3 2 1     4 5 1
Kansas State 3 3 0     7 3 0
Iowa State 1 5 0     3 6 0
Kansas 0 6 0     0 10 0
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1954 Kansas State Wildcats football team represented Kansas State University in the 1954 college football season. The team's head football coach was Bill Meek, in his fourth and final year at the helm of the Wildcats. The Wildcats played their home games in Memorial Stadium. The Wildcats finished the season with a 7–3 record with a 3–3 record in conference play. They finished in fifth place in the Big Seven Conference. The Wildcats scored 191 points and gave up 154 points. The Wildcats did not outscore their opponents again until 1969. 1954 was Kansas State's last winning season until 1970.

ScheduleEdit

Date Opponent Site Result Attendance
September 18* Colorado A&M Memorial StadiumManhattan, Kansas W 29-0    
September 25* at Wyoming War Memorial StadiumLaramie, Wyoming W 21-13    
October 2 at Missouri Memorial Stadium • Manhattan, Kansas L 7-35   21,500
October 9 at Nebraska Memorial StadiumLincoln, Nebraska W 7-3   34,000
October 16* Tulsa Skelly StadiumTulsa, Oklahoma W 20-13   8,000
October 23 at #1 Oklahoma Oklahoma Memorial StadiumNorman, Oklahoma L 0-21   46,356
October 30 Kansas Memorial Stadium • Manhattan, Kansas (Sunflower Showdown) W 28-26   21,000
November 6* at Drake Drake StadiumDes Moines, Iowa W 53-18    
November 13† Iowa State Memorial Stadium • Manhattan, Kansas W 12-7   14,347
November 20 at Colorado Folsom FieldBoulder, Colorado L 14-38   23,600
*Non-Conference Game. Homecoming. #Rankings from AP. All times are in Central Time.

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