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1977 Kansas Jayhawks football
ConferenceBig Eight Conference
1977 record3–7–1 (2–4–1 Big 8)
Head coachBud Moore (3rd season)
CaptainTom Fitch, Tom Dinkel, John Masacarello
Home stadiumMemorial Stadium
Seasons
← 1976
1978 →
1977 Big 8 football standings
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#7 Oklahoma 7 0 0     10 2 0
Iowa State 5 2 0     8 4 0
#12 Nebraska 5 2 0     9 3 0
Colorado 3 3 1     7 3 1
Missouri 3 4 0     4 7 0
Kansas 2 4 1     4 6 1
Oklahoma State 2 5 0     4 7 0
Kansas State 0 7 0     2 9 0
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1977 Kansas Jayhawks football team represented the University of Kansas in the Big Eight Conference during the 1977 NCAA Division I football season. In their third season under head coach Bud Moore, the Jayhawks compiled a 3–7–1 record (2–4–1 against conference opponents), finished in sixth place in the conference, and were outscored by opponents by a combined total of 269 to 131.[1][2] They played their home games at Memorial Stadium in Lawrence, Kansas.

The team's statistical leaders included Brian Bethke with 384 passing yards, Norris Banks with 655 rushing yards, and David Verser with 220 receiving yards.[3] Tom Fitch, Tom Dinkel, and John Masacarello were the team captains.[2]

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentSiteResult
September 10at No. 9 Texas A&M*L 14–28
September 17at No. 14 UCLA*L 7–17
September 24No. 15 Washington State*W 14–12
October 1at No. 1 OklahomaL 9–24
October 8at Miami (FL)*L 7–14
October 15No. 3 Colorado
  • Memorial Stadium
  • Lawrence, KS
T 17–17
October 22Oklahoma State
  • Memorial Stadium
  • Lawrence, KS
L 0–21
October 29at Iowa StateL 3–41
November 5Kansas State
  • Memorial Stadium
  • Lawrence, KS (rivalry)
W 29–21
November 12at No. 12 NebraskaL 7–52
November 19Missouri
W 24–22
  • *Non-conference game
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game

ReferencesEdit

  1. "1977 Kansas Jayhawks Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. https://www.sports-reference.com/cfb/schools/kansas/1977-schedule.html. Retrieved September 20, 2017.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2017 Kansas Football Media Guide, p. 185.
  3. "1977 Kansas Jayhawks Stats". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. https://www.sports-reference.com/cfb/schools/kansas/1977.html. Retrieved September 20, 2017.
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