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1979 Big Eight Conference Schedule and Results

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Record: 47-44-0, .516 W-L% (6th of 14) (Schedule and Results)

SRS: 6.41 (5th of 14) ▪ SOS: 5.76 (6th of 14)

Conference Champion: Oklahoma

Ranked in Preseason AP Poll:(Missouri, Nebraska and Oklahoma)
Ranked in Final AP Poll:(Nebraska and Oklahoma)

28 Games

Only Ranked Teams ▪ Conference games only
Rk Date Day Winner/Tie Pts Loser/Tie Pts Notes
1 Oct 6, 1979 Sat (3) Oklahoma 49 Colorado 24
Rk Date Day Winner/Tie Pts Loser/Tie Pts Notes
2 Oct 13, 1979 Sat Iowa State 7 @ Kansas State 3
3 Oct 13, 1979 Sat (5) Nebraska 42 Kansas 0
4 Oct 13, 1979 Sat Oklahoma State 14 @ (15) Missouri 13
Rk Date Day Winner/Tie Pts Loser/Tie Pts Notes
5 Oct 20, 1979 Sat Kansas 24 @ Iowa State 7
6 Oct 20, 1979 Sat Missouri 13 @ Colorado 7
7 Oct 20, 1979 Sat (3) Nebraska 36 @ Oklahoma State 0
8 Oct 20, 1979 Sat (8) Oklahoma 38 @ Kansas State 6
Rk Date Day Winner/Tie Pts Loser/Tie Pts Notes
9 Oct 27, 1979 Sat Kansas State 19 @ Missouri 3
10 Oct 27, 1979 Sat (2) Nebraska 38 Colorado 10
11 Oct 27, 1979 Sat (7) Oklahoma 38 Iowa State 9
12 Oct 27, 1979 Sat Oklahoma State 30 @ Kansas 17
Rk Date Day Winner/Tie Pts Loser/Tie Pts Notes
13 Nov 3, 1979 Sat Iowa State 24 Colorado 10
14 Nov 3, 1979 Sat Kansas 36 Kansas State 28
15 Nov 3, 1979 Sat (2) Nebraska 23 @ Missouri 20
16 Nov 3, 1979 Sat (7) Oklahoma 38 @ Oklahoma State 7
Rk Date Day Winner/Tie Pts Loser/Tie Pts Notes
17 Nov 10, 1979 Sat Missouri 18 @ Iowa State 9
18 Nov 10, 1979 Sat (2) Nebraska 21 @ Kansas State 12
19 Nov 10, 1979 Sat (6) Oklahoma 38 Kansas 0
20 Nov 10, 1979 Sat Oklahoma State 21 @ Colorado 20
Rk Date Day Winner/Tie Pts Loser/Tie Pts Notes
21 Nov 17, 1979 Sat Colorado 31 @ Kansas 17
22 Nov 17, 1979 Sat (3) Nebraska 34 Iowa State 3
23 Nov 17, 1979 Sat (7) Oklahoma 24 @ Missouri 22
24 Nov 17, 1979 Sat Oklahoma State 42 Kansas State 15
Rk Date Day Winner/Tie Pts Loser/Tie Pts Notes
25 Nov 24, 1979 Sat Colorado 21 Kansas State 6
26 Nov 24, 1979 Sat Missouri 55 @ Kansas 7
27 Nov 24, 1979 Sat (8) Oklahoma 17 (3) Nebraska 14
28 Nov 24, 1979 Sat Oklahoma State 13 @ Iowa State 10