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1973 Kansas State Wildcats football
ConferenceBig Eight Conference
1973 record5–6 (2–5 Big 8)
Head coachVince Gibson (7th season)
Home stadiumKSU Stadium
Seasons
← 1972
1974 →
1973 Big 8 football standings
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#3 Oklahoma 7 0 0     10 0 1
#7 Nebraska 4 2 1     9 2 1
#18 Kansas 4 2 1     7 4 1
#17 Missouri 3 4 0     8 4 0
Oklahoma State 2 3 2     5 4 2
Colorado 2 5 0     5 6 0
Kansas State 2 5 0     5 6 0
Iowa State 2 5 0     4 7 0
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1973 Kansas State Wildcats football team represented Kansas State University in the 1973 NCAA Division I football season. The team's head football coach was Vince Gibson. The Wildcats played their home games in KSU Stadium. 1973 saw the wildcats finish with a record of 5–6 overall and a 2–5 record in Big Eight Conference play.

ScheduleEdit

Date Opponent# Rank# Site Result Attendance
9/15/1973* at #14 Florida Florida FieldGainesville, Florida L 21-10   50,673
9/22/1973* Tulsa KSU StadiumManhattan, Kansas W 21-0   27,500
9/29/1973* at Tampa Tampa StadiumTampa, Florida W 17-16   25,578
10/6/1973* Memphis State KSU Stadium • Manhattan, Kansas W 21-16   34,970
10/13/1973 at #19 Kansas Memorial StadiumLawrence, Kansas (Sunflower Showdown) L 25-18   51,574
10/20/1973 Iowa State KSU Stadium • Manhattan, Kansas W 21-19   29,062
10/27/1973† #3 Oklahoma KSU Stadium • Manhattan, Kansas L 56-14   29,523
11/3/1973 at Missouri Faurot FieldColumbia, Missouri L 31-7   51,931
11/10/1973† at Oklahoma State Lewis FieldStillwater, Oklahoma L 28-9   38,000
11/17/1973 #10 Nebraska KSU Stadium • Manhattan, Kansas L 50-21   42,000
11/23/1973 at Colorado Folsom FieldBoulder, Colorado W 17-14   46,771
*Non-Conference Game. Homecoming. #Rankings from Coaches' Poll released prior to game. All times are in Central Time.

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