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1959 Kansas State Wildcats football
ConferenceBig Seven Conference
1959 record2–8 (1–6 Big 7)
Head coachBus Mertes (5th season)
Home stadiumMemorial Stadium
Seasons
← 1958
1960 →
1959 Big 7 football standings
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#15 Oklahoma 5 1 0     7 3 0
#18 Missouri 4 2 0     6 5 0
Colorado 3 3 0     5 5 0
Iowa State 3 3 0     7 3 0
Kansas 3 3 0     5 5 0
Nebraska 2 4 0     4 6 0
Kansas State 1 5 0     2 8 0
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1959 Kansas State Wildcats football team represented Kansas State University in the 1959 college football season. The team's head football coach was Bus Mertes, in his last year at K-State. The Wildcats played their home games in Memorial Stadium. 1959 saw the Wildcats finish with a record of 2–8, and a 1–5 record in Big Seven Conference play. The Wildcats scored only 58 points while giving up 232. The finished seventh in the Big Seven.

ScheduleEdit

Date Opponent# Rank# Site Result Attendance
9/19/1959* Wichita Memorial StadiumManhattan, Kansas L 0-19    
9/26/1959* at South Dakota State State Field • Brookings, South Dakota W 28-12    
10/3/1959 at Oklahoma State Memorial Stadium • Manhattan, Kansas L 21-28   8,500
10/10/1959 Colorado Memorial Stadium • Manhattan, Kansas L 17-20   10,000
10/16/1959 at Kansas Memorial StadiumLawrence, Kansas L 14-33   27,000
10/24/1959 at Iowa State Clyde Williams FieldAmes, Iowa L 0-26   13,899
10/31/1959* at Iowa Iowa StadiumIowa City, Iowa L 0-53   45,000
11/7/1959 #18 Oklahoma Memorial Stadium • Manhattan, Kansas L 0-36   11,204
11/14/1959 at Missouri Memorial StadiumColumbia, Missouri L 0-26    
11/21/1959 Nebraska Memorial Stadium • Manhattan, Kansas W 29-14   8,318
*Non-Conference Game. Homecoming. #Rankings from AP. All times are in Central Time.

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