1981 Kansas State Wildcats football
ConferenceBig Eight Conference
1981 record2–9 (1–6 Big 8)
Head coachJim Dickey (4th season)
Home stadiumKSU Stadium
Seasons
← 1980
1982 →
1981 Big 8 football standings
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#11 Nebraska 7 0 0     9 3 0
#20 Oklahoma 4 2 1     7 4 1
Kansas 4 3 0     7 5 0
Oklahoma State 4 3 0     7 5 0
#19 Missouri 3 4 0     8 4 0
Iowa State 2 4 1     5 5 1
Colorado 2 5 0     3 8 0
Kansas State 1 6 0     2 9 0
† – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1981 Kansas State Wildcats football team represented Kansas State University in the 1981 NCAA Division I-A football season. The team's head football coach was Jim Dickey. The Wildcats played their home games in KSU Stadium. 1981 saw the wildcats finish with a record of 2–9, and a 1–6 record in Big Eight Conference play.

Schedule[edit | edit source]

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
9/12/1981* South Dakota KSU StadiumManhattan, Kansas None W 31-10   20,210
9/19/1981* at #15 Washington Husky StadiumSeattle, Washington None L 20-3   52,343
9/26/1981* Drake KSU Stadium • Manhattan, Kansas None L 18-17   31,220
10/3/1981* at Tulsa Skelly StadiumTulsa, Oklahoma None L 35-21   18,196
10/10/1981 at #13 Missouri Faurot FieldColumbia, Missouri None L 58-13   61,012
10/17/1981 #19 Nebraska KSU Stadium • Manhattan, Kansas None L 49-3   45,915
10/24/1981 at Kansas Memorial StadiumLawrence, Kansas (Sunflower Showdown) None L 17-14   51,600
10/31/1981† #11 Iowa State KSU Stadium • Manhattan, Kansas None W 10-7   26,650
11/7/1981 #17 Oklahoma KSU Stadium • Manhattan, Kansas None L 28-21   33,200
11/14/1981† at Oklahoma State Lewis FieldStillwater, Oklahoma None L 31-10   49,300
11/21/1981 at Colorado Folsom FieldBoulder, Colorado None L 24-21   23,921
*Non-Conference Game. Homecoming. #Rankings from Coaches' Poll released prior to game. All times are in Central Time.

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