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1982 Kansas Jayhawks football
ConferenceBig Eight Conference
1982 record2–7–2 (1–5–1 Big 8)
Head coachDon Fambrough (8th season)
CaptainTim Friess, Russ Bastin, Gary Coleman, Paul Fairchild
Home stadiumMemorial Stadium
Seasons
← 1981
1983 →
1982 Big 8 football standings
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#3 Nebraska 7 0 0     12 1 0
#16 Oklahoma 6 1 0     8 4 0
Oklahoma State 3 2 2     4 5 2
Kansas State 3 3 1     6 5 1
Missouri 2 3 2     5 4 2
Iowa State 1 5 1     4 6 1
Kansas 1 5 1     2 7 2
Colorado 1 5 1     2 8 1
† – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1982 Kansas Jayhawks football team represented the University of Kansas in the Big Eight Conference during the 1982 NCAA Division I-A football season. In their eighth and final season under head coach Don Fambrough, the Jayhawks compiled a 2–7–2 record (1–5–1 against conference opponents), finished in seventh place in the conference, and were outscored by opponents by a combined total of 276 to 150.[1][2] They played their home games at Memorial Stadium in Lawrence, Kansas.

The team's statistical leaders included Frank Seurer with 1,625 passing yards, Dino Bell with 370 rushing yards, and Bob Johnson with 428 receiving yards.[3] Tim Friess, Russ Bastin, Gary Coleman, and Paul Fairchild were the team captains.[2]

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentSiteResult
September 11Wichita State*L 10–13
September 18TCU*
  • Memorial Stadium
  • Lawrence, KS
W 30–19
September 25at Kentucky*T 13–13
October 2Tulsa*
  • Memorial Stadium
  • Lawrence, KS
L 15–20
October 9at Oklahoma StateT 24–24
October 16Oklahoma
  • Memorial Stadium
  • Lawrence, KS
L 14–38
October 23at Kansas StateL 7–36
October 30No. 6 Nebraska
  • Memorial Stadium
  • Lawrence, KS (rivalry)
L 0–52
November 6Iowa State
  • Memorial Stadium
  • Lawrence, KS
W 24–17
November 13at ColoradoL 3–28
November 20at MissouriL 10–16
  • *Non-conference game
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game

ReferencesEdit

  1. "1982 Kansas Jayhawks Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. https://www.sports-reference.com/cfb/schools/kansas/1982-schedule.html. Retrieved September 20, 2017.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2017 Kansas Football Media Guide, p. 186.
  3. "1982 Kansas Jayhawks Stats". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. https://www.sports-reference.com/cfb/schools/kansas/1982.html. Retrieved September 20, 2017.
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