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Kansas State Wildcats

Location: Manhattan, Kansas ▪ Colors: Purple & White
Stadium: Bill Snyder Family Football Stadium (cap. 50,300)
Record*: 104 Years, 444-577-35, .437 W-L% (Major School)
*W-L-T adjusted to 445-577-34 by NCAA.

Conferences: Big 12, Big 8, Big 7, Big 6, MVIAA and Ind
Conference Champion: 3 Times
Bowls: 18 Bowls, 7-11, .389 W-L% (Major Bowls)

Ranked in AP Poll: 11 Times (Preseason), 13 Times (Final), 208 Weeks (Total)

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104 Years

Rk Year Conf W L T Pct SRS SOS AP Pre AP High AP Post Coach(es) Bowl Notes
1 2015 Big 12 Bill Snyder (0-0)
2 2014 Big 12 9 4 0 .692 12.73 3.66 20 9 18 Bill Snyder (9-4) Alamo Bowl-L
3 2013 Big 12 8 5 0 .615 10.01 1.09 Bill Snyder (8-5) Buffalo Wild Wings Bowl-W
4 2012 Big 12 11 2 0 .846 16.92 5.30 22 2 12 Bill Snyder (11-2) Fiesta Bowl-L
5 2011 Big 12 10 3 0 .769 11.45 6.84 10 15 Bill Snyder (10-3) Cotton Bowl-L
6 2010 Big 12 7 6 0 .538 4.11 1.26 Bill Snyder (7-6) Pinstripe Bowl-L
7 2009 Big 12 6 6 0 .500 -1.08 -0.08 Bill Snyder (6-6)
8 2008 Big 12 5 7 0 .417 -3.39 0.78 Ron Prince (5-7)
9 2007 Big 12 5 7 0 .417 3.63 1.97 24 Ron Prince (5-7)
10 2006 Big 12 7 6 0 .538 -0.07 1.32 Ron Prince (7-6) Texas Bowl-L
11 2005 Big 12 5 6 0 .455 -1.42 1.22 Bill Snyder (5-6)
12 2004 Big 12 4 7 0 .364 2.04 3.40 13 13 Bill Snyder (4-7)
13 2003 Big 12 11 4 0 .733 15.74 1.61 7 6 14 Bill Snyder (11-4) Fiesta Bowl-L
14 2002 Big 12 11 2 0 .846 16.49 -0.12 6 7 Bill Snyder (11-2) Holiday Bowl-W
15 2001 Big 12 6 6 0 .500 9.63 5.63 13 11 Bill Snyder (6-6) Insight Bowl-L
16 2000 Big 12 11 3 0 .786 15.72 3.93 8 2 9 Bill Snyder (11-3) Cotton Bowl-W
17 1999 Big 12 11 1 0 .917 15.11 -0.06 20 5 6 Bill Snyder (11-1) Holiday Bowl-W
18 1998 Big 12 11 2 0 .846 18.39 2.85 6 2 10 Bill Snyder (11-2) Alamo Bowl-L
19 1997 Big 12 11 1 0 .917 15.43 -0.07 23 8 8 Bill Snyder (11-1) Fiesta Bowl-W
20 1996 Big 12 9 3 0 .750 13.13 3.71 21 9 17 Bill Snyder (9-3) Cotton Bowl-L
Rk Year Conf W L T Pct SRS SOS AP Pre AP High AP Post Coach(es) Bowl Notes
21 1995 Big 8 10 2 0 .833 15.13 0.79 7 7 Bill Snyder (10-2) Holiday Bowl-W
22 1994 Big 8 9 3 0 .750 10.57 0.91 11 19 Bill Snyder (9-3) Aloha Bowl-L
23 1993 Big 8 9 2 1 .792 9.44 0.36 18 20 Bill Snyder (9-2-1) Copper Bowl-W
24 1992 Big 8 5 6 0 .455 -2.80 -0.98 Bill Snyder (5-6)
25 1991 Big 8 7 4 0 .636 5.36 0.73 Bill Snyder (7-4)
26 1990 Big 8 5 6 0 .455 -1.65 -0.10 Bill Snyder (5-6)
27 1989 Big 8 1 10 0 .091 -15.11 -0.38 Bill Snyder (1-10)
28 1988 Big 8 0 11 0 .000 -16.84 1.62 Stan Parrish (0-11)
29 1987 Big 8 0 10 1 .045 -16.16 1.47 Stan Parrish (0-10-1)
30 1986 Big 8 2 9 0 .182 -13.12 -0.40 Stan Parrish (2-9)
31 1985 Big 8 1 10 0 .091 -14.84 -0.93 Jim Dickey (0-2)
Lee Moon (1-8)
32 1984 Big 8 3 7 1 .318 -5.00 3.45 Jim Dickey (3-7-1)
33 1983 Big 8 3 8 0 .273 -7.48 3.97 Jim Dickey (3-8)
34 1982 Big 8 6 5 1 .542 5.28 2.28 Jim Dickey (6-5-1) Independence Bowl-L
35 1981 Big 8 2 9 0 .182 -3.32 5.77 Jim Dickey (2-9)
36 1980 Big 8 3 8 0 .273 -0.69 5.22 Jim Dickey (3-8) W-L-T adjusted to 4-7 by NCAA.
37 1979 Big 8 3 8 0 .273 -1.94 4.06 Jim Dickey (3-8)
38 1978 Big 8 4 7 0 .364 -0.54 7.91 Jim Dickey (4-7)
39 1977 Big 8 1 10 0 .091 -2.70 9.39 Ellis Rainsberger (1-10) W-L-T adjusted to 2-9 by NCAA.
40 1976 Big 8 1 10 0 .091 -0.73 13.18 Ellis Rainsberger (1-10)
Rk Year Conf W L T Pct SRS SOS AP Pre AP High AP Post Coach(es) Bowl Notes
41 1975 Big 8 3 8 0 .273 -0.51 9.67 Ellis Rainsberger (3-8)
42 1974 Big 8 4 7 0 .364 3.49 7.58 Vince Gibson (4-7)
43 1973 Big 8 5 6 0 .455 7.70 12.24 Vince Gibson (5-6)
44 1972 Big 8 3 8 0 .273 -3.68 9.23 Vince Gibson (3-8)
45 1971 Big 8 5 6 0 .455 4.84 9.66 Vince Gibson (5-6)
46 1970 Big 8 6 5 0 .545 9.78 11.14 14 13 Vince Gibson (6-5)
47 1969 Big 8 5 5 0 .500 15.30 10.20 12 Vince Gibson (5-5)
48 1968 Big 8 4 6 0 .400 4.72 8.82 Vince Gibson (4-6)
49 1967 Big 8 1 9 0 .100 -9.49 5.31 Vince Gibson (1-9)
50 1966 Big 8 0 9 1 .050 -14.24 0.76 Doug Weaver (0-9-1)
51 1965 Big 8 0 10 0 .000 -18.15 2.15 Doug Weaver (0-10)
52 1964 Big 8 3 7 0 .300 -1.50 5.40 Doug Weaver (3-7)
53 1963 Big 8 2 7 0 .222 -8.25 3.53 Doug Weaver (2-7)
54 1962 Big 8 0 10 0 .000 -12.78 6.12 Doug Weaver (0-10)
55 1961 Big 8 2 8 0 .200 -8.83 4.87 Doug Weaver (2-8)
56 1960 Big 8 1 9 0 .100 -7.97 8.53 Doug Weaver (1-9)
57 1959 Big 7 2 8 0 .200 -7.25 4.45 Bernard Mertes (2-8)
58 1958 Big 7 3 7 0 .300 -4.16 2.65 Bernard Mertes (3-7)
59 1957 Big 7 3 6 1 .350 -2.00 1.80 Bernard Mertes (3-6-1)
60 1956 Big 7 3 7 0 .300 -4.91 1.79 Bernard Mertes (3-7)
Rk Year Conf W L T Pct SRS SOS AP Pre AP High AP Post Coach(es) Bowl Notes
61 1955 Big 7 4 6 0 .400 -3.90 0.90 Bernard Mertes (4-6)
62 1954 Big 7 7 3 0 .700 0.34 -2.66 Bill Meek (7-3)
63 1953 Big 7 6 3 1 .650 7.27 1.57 Bill Meek (6-3-1)
64 1952 Big 7 1 9 0 .100 -11.86 3.14 Bill Meek (1-9)
65 1951 Big 7 1 7 1 .167 -13.53 0.81 Bill Meek (1-7-1) W-L-T adjusted to 0-9 by NCAA.
66 1950 Big 7 1 9 1 .136 -11.71 3.93 Ralph Graham (1-9-1)
67 1949 Big 7 2 8 0 .200 -6.25 0.86 Ralph Graham (2-8)
68 1948 Big 7 1 9 0 .100 -15.76 0.34 Ralph Graham (1-9)
69 1947 Big 6 0 10 0 .000 -15.81 -0.01 Sam Francis (0-10)
70 1946 Big 6 0 9 0 .000 -20.82 -2.37 Hobbs Adams (0-9)
71 1945 Big 6 1 7 0 .125 -21.87 -2.00 Lud Fiser (1-7)
72 1944 Big 6 2 5 2 .333 -11.05 -1.28 Ward Haylett (2-5-2)
73 1943 Big 6 1 7 0 .125 -20.91 -6.54 Ward Haylett (1-7)
74 1942 Big 6 3 8 0 .273 -13.15 -3.61 Ward Haylett (3-8)
75 1941 Big 6 2 5 2 .333 -4.10 3.02 Hobbs Adams (2-5-2)
76 1940 Big 6 2 7 0 .222 -6.28 1.27 Hobbs Adams (2-7)
77 1939 Big 6 4 5 0 .444 3.83 2.94 Wesley Fry (4-5)
78 1938 Big 6 4 4 1 .500 1.24 4.13 Wesley Fry (4-4-1)
79 1937 Big 6 4 5 0 .444 -6.65 -5.21 Wesley Fry (4-5)
80 1936 Big 6 4 3 2 .556 5.76 1.65 Wesley Fry (4-3-2)
Rk Year Conf W L T Pct SRS SOS AP Pre AP High AP Post Coach(es) Bowl Notes
81 1935 Big 6 2 4 3 .389 1.20 2.98 Wesley Fry (2-4-3)
82 1934 Big 6 7 2 1 .750 5.03 -1.87 Pappy Waldorf (7-2-1)
83 1933 Big 6 6 2 1 .722 9.22 1.77 Bo McMillin (6-2-1)
84 1932 Big 6 4 4 0 .500 7.20 1.33 Bo McMillin (4-4)
85 1931 Big 6 8 2 0 .800 6.07 -5.43 Bo McMillin (8-2)
86 1930 Big 6 5 3 0 .625 0.77 -2.73 Bo McMillin (5-3)
87 1929 Big 6 3 5 0 .375 -0.49 4.88 Bo McMillin (3-5)
88 1928 Big 6 3 5 0 .375 -5.54 -5.41 Bo McMillin (3-5)
89 1927 MVIAA 3 5 0 .375 -1.15 2.22 Charlie Bachman (3-5)
90 1926 MVIAA 5 3 0 .625 3.58 -0.67 Charlie Bachman (5-3)
91 1925 MVIAA 5 2 1 .688 5.88 2.13 Charlie Bachman (5-2-1)
92 1924 MVIAA 3 4 1 .438 -1.05 0.95 Charlie Bachman (3-4-1)
93 1923 MVIAA 4 2 2 .625 0.60 -3.52 Charlie Bachman (4-2-2)
94 1922 MVIAA 5 1 2 .750 4.95 -1.55 Charlie Bachman (5-1-2)
95 1921 MVIAA 5 3 0 .625 3.72 0.22 Charlie Bachman (5-3)
96 1920 MVIAA 3 3 3 .500 -1.95 -2.73 Charlie Bachman (3-3-3)
97 1919 MVIAA 4 5 1 .450 -4.87 -4.07 Zora Clevenger (3-5-1)
98 1918 MVIAA 4 1 0 .800 7.37 -5.63 Zora Clevenger (4-1)
99 1917 MVIAA 6 2 0 .750 10.07 -3.68 Zora Clevenger (6-2)
100 1916 MVIAA 6 1 1 .813 6.74 -3.01 Zora Clevenger (6-1-1)
Rk Year Conf W L T Pct SRS SOS AP Pre AP High AP Post Coach(es) Bowl Notes
101 1915 MVIAA 3 4 1 .438 -6.70 -2.57 John Bender (3-4-1)
102 1914 MVIAA 1 5 1 .214 -12.15 -1.15 Guy Lowman (1-5-1)
103 1913 MVIAA 3 4 1 .438 -5.87 -4.12 Guy Lowman (3-4-1)
104 1912 Ind 8 2 0 .800 3.63 -3.87 Guy Lowman (8-2)