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1972 Kansas State Wildcats football
ConferenceBig Eight Conference
1972 record3–8 (1–6 Big 8)
Head coachVince Gibson (6th season)
Home stadiumKSU Stadium
Seasons
← 1971
1973 →
1972 Big 8 football standings
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#2 Oklahoma 6 1 0     11 1 0
#4 Nebraska 5 1 1     9 2 1
#16 Colorado 4 3 0     8 4 0
Oklahoma State 4 3 0     6 5 0
Missouri 3 4 0     6 6 0
Iowa State 2 4 1     5 6 1
Kansas 2 5 0     4 7 0
Kansas State 1 6 0     3 8 0
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1972 Kansas State Wildcats football team represented Kansas State University in the 1972 college football season. The team's head football coach was Vince Gibson. The Wildcats played their home games in KSU Stadium.

Schedule Edit

Date Opponent# Rank# Site Result Attendance
9/9/1972* Tulsa KSU StadiumManhattan, Kansas W 21-13   28,000
9/16/1972* at BYU Cougar StadiumProvo, Utah L 32-9   31,752
9/23/1972* at #10 Arizona State Sun Devil StadiumTempe, Arizona L 56-14   50,682
9/30/1972* Tampa KSU Stadium • Manhattan, Kansas W 31-7   25,000
10/7/1972 #12 Colorado KSU Stadium • Manhattan, Kansas L 38-17   40,000
10/14/1972 Kansas KSU Stadium • Manhattan, Kansas (Sunflower Showdown) W 20-19   39,947
10/21/1972 at #20 Iowa State Clyde Williams FieldAmes, Iowa L 25-22   35,893
10/28/1972 at #8 Oklahoma Oklahoma Memorial StadiumNorman, Oklahoma L 52-0   61,451
11/4/1972 #16 Missouri KSU Stadium • Manhattan, Kansas L 31-14   37,500
11/11/1972† Oklahoma State KSU Stadium • Manhattan, Kansas L 45-14   25,000
11/18/1972 at #5 Nebraska Memorial StadiumLincoln, Nebraska L 59-7   75,079
*Non-Conference Game. Homecoming. #Rankings from Coaches' Poll released prior to game. All times are in Central Time.

RosterEdit

1972 Kansas State Wildcats football team roster
Players Coaches
Offense
Pos. # Name Class
T 76 Acker, DelDel Acker Sr
T 77 Brittain, BillBill Brittain Jr
FB 32 Calhoun, DonDon Calhoun Jr
TE 83 Childs, HenryHenry Childs Jr
WR 46 Fergerson, RickRick Fergerson
WR 47 Goerger, JohnJohn Goerger Sr
QB 11 Grogan, SteveSteve Grogan So
G 69 Hopkins, LarryLarry Hopkins Jr
RB 25 Jackson, IsaacIsaac Jackson Jr
QB 10 Morrison, DennisDennis Morrison Sr
WR 38 Peterson, BudBud Peterson
T 61 Price, ChuckChuck Price Jr
C 59 Rothwell, FredFred Rothwell
G 74 Wells, JohnJohn Wells Jr
Defense Gordon Chambliss LB Gary Glatz* DL Donald Lareau DB Gary Melcher* DB Roger Stucky* DL Kevin Vohoska* LB
Pos. # Name Class
DB 20 Brown, TerryTerry Brown Jr
DT 75 Clarington, CharlesCharles Clarington Jr
DB 19 Coppenbarger, RonRon Coppenbarger Sr
LB 50 Jones, GregGreg Jones Jr
DE 86 O'Neill, JohnJohn O'Neill Sr
DE 87 Oettmeier, BertBert Oettmeier Jr
DB 29 Solt, RonRon Solt So
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

ReferencesEdit


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