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1978 Kansas State Wildcats football
ConferenceBig Eight Conference
1978 record4–7 (3–4 Big 8)
Head coachJim Dickey (1st season)
Home stadiumKSU Stadium
Seasons
← 1977
1979 →
1978 Big 8 football standings
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#3 Oklahoma § 6 1 0     11 1 0
#8 Nebraska § 6 1 0     9 3 0
Iowa State 4 3 0     8 4 0
#15 Missouri 4 3 0     8 4 0
Kansas State 3 4 0     4 7 0
Oklahoma State 3 4 0     3 8 0
Colorado 2 5 0     6 5 0
Kansas 0 7 0     1 10 0
§ – Conference co-champions
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1978 Kansas State Wildcats football team represented Kansas State University in the 1978 NCAA Division I-A football season. The team's head football coach was Jim Dickey. 1978 was the first year at Kansas State for Dickey. The Wildcats played their home games in KSU Stadium.

ScheduleEdit

Date Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
9/9/1978* at Arizona Arizona StadiumTucson, Arizona L 31-0   50,484
9/16/1978* Auburn KSU StadiumManhattan, Kansas L 45-32   27,600
9/23/1978* at Tulsa Skelly FieldTulsa, Oklahoma L 24-14   22,000
9/30/1978* Air Force KSU Stadium • Manhattan, Kansas W 34-21   30,300
10/7/1978 Oklahoma State KSU Stadium • Manhattan, Kansas W 18-7   21,900
10/14/1978 at #8 Nebraska Memorial StadiumLincoln, Nebraska L 48-14   75,818
10/21/1978† #13 Missouri KSU Stadium • Manhattan, Kansas L 56-14   24,500
10/28/1978 at #1 Oklahoma Oklahoma Memorial StadiumNorman, Oklahoma L 56-19   72,105
11/4/1978 at Iowa State Cyclone StadiumAmes, Iowa L 24-0   47,450
11/11/1978 Colorado KSU Stadium • Manhattan, Kansas W 20-10   13,100
11/18/1978 Kansas KSU Stadium • Manhattan, Kansas (Sunflower Showdown) W 36-20   42,814
*Non-Conference Game. Homecoming. #Rankings from Coaches' Poll released prior to game. All times are in Central Time.

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