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1969 Kansas State Wildcats football
ConferenceBig Eight Conference
1969 record5–5 (3–4 Big 8)
Head coachVince Gibson (3rd season)
Home stadiumKSU 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 State Wildcats football team represented Kansas State University in the 1969 college football season. The team's head football coach was Vince Gibson. The Wildcats played their home games in KSU Stadium.

The team was again led by quarterback Lynn Dickey and finished the season ranked as the top passing offense in the Big Eight Conference for the second straight year. Kansas State also led the Big Eight in rushing defense. Despite the good statistics, 1969 saw the Wildcats finish with an even record of 5–5, and a 3–4 record in the Big Eight. The Wildcats did, however, post the school's first victory over a ranked team, rolling over #11 Oklahoma, 59–21.

ScheduleEdit

Date Opponent# Rank# Site Result Attendance
9/20/1969* at Baylor Baylor StadiumWaco, Texas W 45-15   30,000
9/27/1969* at Arizona Arizona StadiumTucson, Arizona W 42-27   38,750
10/4/1969* #2 Penn State #20 KSU StadiumManhattan, Kansas L 17-14   37,000
10/11/1969 at Kansas Memorial StadiumLawrence, Kansas (Sunflower Showdown) W 26-22   48,285
10/18/1969 Iowa State KSU Stadium • Manhattan, Kansas W 34-7   28,674
10/25/1969† #11 Oklahoma #18 KSU Stadium • Manhattan, Kansas W 59-21   35,615
11/1/1969 at #14 Missouri #12 Memorial StadiumColumbia, Missouri L 41-38   40,000
11/8/1969 at Oklahoma State #15 Lewis FieldStillwater, Oklahoma L 28-19   35,700
11/15/1969 #17 Nebraska KSU Stadium • Manhattan, Kansas L 10-7   40,000
11/22/1969 at Colorado Folsom FieldBoulder, Colorado L 45-32   37,400
*Non-Conference Game. Homecoming. #Rankings from Coaches' Poll released prior to game. All times are in Central Time.

RosterEdit

1969 Kansas State Wildcats football team roster
Players Coaches
Offense
Pos. # Name Class
WR 40 Collins, CharlieCharlie Collins
QB 11 Dickey, LynnLynn Dickey Jr
G 76 Gordon, IraIra Gordon
RB 32 Harrison, RussellRussell Harrison
RB 42 Herron, MarkMark Herron
T 75 Larson, LynnLynn Larson
WR 44 Long, BobBob Long
RB 23 Montgomery, MikeMike Montgomery Jr
G 79 Shaternick, DeanDean Shaternick
TE 80 Wells, ForrestForrest Wells
WR 48 Yarnell, SonnySonny Yarnell
Defense
Pos. # Name Class
LB 55 Best, KeithKeith Best
DB 20 Dickerson, RonRon Dickerson So
LB 54 Dukelow, JimJim Dukelow
DE 84 Kuhn, MikeMike Kuhn
LB 57 Ross, RandyRandy Ross
DB 26 Scott, ClarenceClarence Scott
DE 70 Yankowski, RonRon Yankowski
Special teams
Pos. # Name Class
Head coach
Coordinators/assistant coaches

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • (S) Suspended
  • (I) Ineligible
  • Cruz Roja.svg Injured
  • Redshirt.svg Redshirt

References Edit


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