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1969 Kansas Jayhawks football
ConferenceBig Eight Conference
1969 record1–9 (0–7 Big 8)
Head coachPepper Rodgers (3rd season)
CaptainEmery Hicks
Home stadiumMemorial Stadium
Seasons
← 1968
1970 →
1969 Big 8 football standings
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#6 Missouri 6 1 0     9 2 0
#11 Nebraska 6 1 0     9 2 0
#16 Colorado 5 2 0     8 3 0
Oklahoma 4 3 0     6 4 0
Kansas State 3 4 0     5 5 0
Oklahoma State 3 4 0     5 5 0
Iowa State 1 6 0     3 7 0
Kansas 0 7 0     1 9 0
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1969 Kansas Jayhawks football team represented the University of Kansas in the Big Eight Conference during the 1969 college football season. In their third season under head coach Pepper Rodgers, the Jayhawks compiled a 1–9 record (0–7 against conference opponents), finished in last place in the Big Eight Conference, and were outscored by their opponents by a combined total of 290 to 176.[1][2] They played their home games at Memorial Stadium in Lawrence, Kansas.

The team's statistical leaders included Phil Basler with 746 passing yards, John Riggins with 662 rushing yards and John Mosier with 339 receiving yards.[3] Emery Hicks was the team captain.[2]

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentSiteResult
September 20at Texas Tech*L 22–38
September 27Syracuse*W 13–0
October 4at New Mexico*L 7–16
October 11Kansas State
  • Memorial Stadium
  • Lawrence, KS (rivalry)
L 22–26
October 18at NebraskaL 17–21
October 25at Iowa StateL 20–44
November 1Oklahoma State
  • Memorial Stadium
  • Lawrence, KS
L 25–28
November 8Colorado
  • Memorial Stadium
  • Lawrence, KS
L 14–17
November 15at OklahomaL 15–31
November 22No. 7 Missouri
L 21–69
  • *Non-conference game
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game

ReferencesEdit

  1. "1969 Kansas Jayhawks Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. https://www.sports-reference.com/cfb/schools/kansas/1969-schedule.html. Retrieved September 20, 2017.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2017 Kansas Football Media Guide, p. 185.
  3. "1969 Kansas Jayhawks Stats". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. https://www.sports-reference.com/cfb/schools/kansas/1969.html. Retrieved September 20, 2017.
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