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1971 Kansas State Wildcats football
ConferenceBig Eight Conference
1971 record5–6 (2–5 Big 8)
Head coachVince Gibson (5th season)
Home stadiumKSU Stadium
Seasons
← 1970
1972 →
1971 Big 8 football standings
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#1 Nebraska 7 0 0     13 0 0
#2 Oklahoma 6 1 0     11 1 0
#3 Colorado 5 2 0     10 2 0
Iowa State 4 3 0     8 4 0
Kansas State 2 5 0     5 6 0
Oklahoma State 2 5 0     4 6 1
Kansas 2 5 0     4 7 0
Missouri 0 7 0     1 10 0
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1971 Kansas State Wildcats football team represented Kansas State University in the 1971 college football season. The team's head football coach was Vince Gibson. The Wildcats played their home games in KSU Stadium. 1971 saw the wildcats finish with a record of 5–6, and a 2–5 record in Big Eight Conference play.

Schedule Edit

Date Opponent# Rank# Site Result Attendance
9/11/1971* Utah State KSU StadiumManhattan, Kansas L 10-7   30,000
9/18/1971* at Tulsa Skelly StadiumTulsa, Oklahoma W 19-10   23,500
9/25/1971* BYU KSU Stadium • Manhattan, Kansas W 23-7   37,500
10/2/1971 at #6 Colorado Folsom FieldBoulder, Colorado L 31-21   47,740
10/9/1971 at Kansas Memorial StadiumLawrence, Kansas (Sunflower Showdown) L 39-13   51,151
10/16/1971 Iowa State KSU Stadium • Manhattan, Kansas L 24-0   31,074
10/21/1971 #2 Oklahoma KSU Stadium • Manhattan, Kansas L 75-28   37,198
10/29/1971 at Missouri Memorial StadiumColumbia, Missouri W 28-12   52,498
11/6/1971 at Oklahoma State Lewis FieldStillwater, Oklahoma W 35-23   34,758
11/13/1971 #1 Nebraska KSU Stadium • Manhattan, Kansas L 44-17   42,300
11/19/1971* Memphis State Memphis Memorial StadiumMemphis, Tennessee W 28-21   17,234
*Non-Conference Game. Homecoming. #Rankings from Coaches' Poll released prior to game. All times are in Central Time.

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