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1961 Kansas State Wildcats football
ConferenceBig Eight Conference
1961 record2–8 (0–7 Big 8)
Head coachDoug Weaver (2nd season)
Home stadiumMemorial Stadium
Seasons
← 1960
1962 →
1961 Big 8 football standings
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#7 Colorado 7 0 0     9 2 0
#11 Missouri 5 2 0     7 2 1
Kansas 5 2 0     7 3 1
Oklahoma 4 3 0     5 5 0
Iowa State 3 4 0     5 5 0
Oklahoma State 2 5 0     4 6 0
Nebraska 2 5 0     3 6 1
Kansas State 0 7 0     2 8 0
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1961 Kansas State Wildcats football team represented Kansas State University in the 1961 college football season. The team's head football coach was Doug Weaver. The Wildcats played their home games in Memorial Stadium. 1961 saw the Wildcats finish with a record of 2–8, and a 0–7 record in Big Eight Conference play. The Wildcats scored only 58 points while giving up 232. The finished eighth in the Big Eight.

ScheduleEdit

Date Opponent# Rank# Site Result Attendance
9/23/1961* Indiana Memorial StadiumManhattan, Kansas W 14-8   7,800
9/30/1961* at Air Force DU StadiumDenver, Colorado W 14-12   18,666
10/7/1961 Nebraska Memorial Stadium • Manhattan, Kansas L 0-24   17,515
10/14/1961* at Kentucky Stoll Field/McLean StadiumLexington, Kentucky L 8-21   23,000
10/21/1961† #9 Colorado Memorial Stadium • Manhattan, Kansas L 0-13   12,500
10/28/1961 at Iowa State Clyde Williams FieldAmes, Iowa L 7-31   18,475
11/4/1961 Oklahoma Memorial Stadium • Manhattan, Kansas L 6-17   11,906
11/11/1961 at Kansas Memorial StadiumLawrence, Kansas L 0-34   34,000
11/18/1961 at Missouri Memorial StadiumColumbia, Missouri L 9-27   29,000
11/25/1961 at Oklahoma State Lewis FieldStillwater, Oklahoma L 0-45   7,500
*Non-Conference Game. Homecoming. #Rankings from Coaches' Poll released prior to game. All times are in Central Time.

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