1984 Kansas Jayhawks football team represented the University of Kansas in the Big Eight Conference during the 1984 NCAA Division I-A football season. In their second season under head coach Mike Gottfried, the Jayhawks compiled a 5–6 record (4–3 against conference opponents), finished in fourth place in the conference, and were outscored by opponents by a combined total of 298 to 218.  They played their home games at  Memorial Stadium in Lawrence, Kansas.
The team's statistical leaders included Mike Norseth with 1,682 passing yards, Lynn Williams with 776 rushing yards, and Richard Estell with 500 receiving yards.
Sylvester Byrd, Willie Pless, and Bennie Simecka were the team captains. 
Date Opponent Site Result
September 8 Wichita State * W 31–7
September 15 No. 18 Florida State * Memorial Stadium Lawrence, KS L 16–42
September 22 at Vanderbilt * L 6–41
September 29 at North Carolina * L 17–23
October 6 Iowa State Memorial Stadium Lawrence, KS W 33–14
October 13 at Kansas State L 7–24
October 20 at No. 12 Oklahoma State L 10–47
October 27 No. 2 Oklahoma Memorial Stadium Lawrence, KS W 28–11
November 3 at Colorado W 28–27
November 10 No. 2 Nebraska Memorial Stadium Lawrence, KS ( rivalry) L 7–41
November 17 at Missouri W 35–21 *Non-conference game Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game