1986 Kansas State Wildcats football team

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1986 Kansas State Wildcats football
ConferenceBig Eight Conference
1986 record2–9 (1–6 Big 8)
Head coachStan Parrish (1st season)
Offensive coordinatorKen Bowman (1st season)
Defensive coordinatorJerry Hartman (1st season)
Home stadiumKSU Stadium
Seasons
← 1985
1987 →
1986 Big Eight Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
No. 3 Oklahoma $ 7 0 0     11 1 0
Colorado 6 1 0     6 6 0
No. 5 Nebraska 5 2 0     10 2 0
Oklahoma State 4 3 0     6 5 0
Iowa State 3 4 0     6 5 0
Missouri 2 5 0     3 8 0
Kansas State 1 6 0     2 9 0
Kansas 0 7 0     3 8 0
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1986 Kansas State Wildcats football team represented Kansas State University in the 1986 NCAA Division I-A football season. The team's head football coach was Stan Parrish. The Wildcats played their home games in KSU Stadium. They finished with a record of 2–9 overall and 1–6 in Big Eight Conference play.

The Wildcats' October 18 win against rival Kansas would be the program's last victory for 31 games, stretching until the 1989 season, when they defeated North Texas 20-17 on a last-second touchdown pass. Kansas State posted a 0-30-1 record during the streak, with the lone tie also coming against Kansas in 1987.

Schedule[edit]

DateOpponentSiteResultAttendance
August 30Western Illinois*W 35–726,320
September 6at Texas Tech*L 7–4137,842
September 13Northern Iowa*
  • KSU Stadium
  • Manhattan, KS
L 0–1728,820
September 20at TCU*L 22–3526,139
October 4at No. 6 OklahomaL 10–5674,284
October 18Kansas
W 29–1238,330
October 25Missouri
  • KSU Stadium
  • Manhattan, KS
L 6–1719,850
November 1at No. 9 NebraskaL 0–3875,893
November 8Oklahoma State
  • KSU Stadium
  • Manhattan, KS
L 3–2321,270
November 15at Iowa StateL 19–4832,305
November 22Colorado
  • KSU Stadium
  • Manhattan, KS
L 3–4914,700
  • *Non-conference game
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game

[1]

Personnel[edit]

1986 Kansas State Wildcats football team roster
Players Coaches
Offense
Pos. # Name Class
OG Bob Bessert (C)
RB Clark Brown
WR Todd Elder
QB Tim Hanson
WR 83 Dan Hughes Jr
RB 29 Tony Jordan Jr
RB Todd Moody (C)
WR 88 John Williams Fr
QB Randy Williams
FB Ray Wilson
Defense
Pos. # Name Class
DT Kevin Humphrey (C)
DT Jeffrey Hurd (C)
LB Grady Newton
Special teams
Pos. # Name Class
K Mark Porter
Head coach
Coordinators/assistant coaches
  • Ken Bowman (OC)
  • Jerry Hartman (DC)

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • (S) Suspended
  • (I) Ineligible
  • Injured Injured
  • Redshirt Redshirt


Game summaries[edit]

Oklahoma[edit]

Kansas State Wildcats (1–3) at Oklahoma Sooners (2–1)
1 2 34Total
Kansas State 0 10 0010
Oklahoma 21 7 72156

at Oklahoma Memorial StadiumNorman, Oklahoma

  • Date: October 4
  • Game attendance: 74,284
  • [2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ DeLassus, David. "Kansas State University coaching records by game (1986)". College Football Data Warehouse. Retrieved January 11, 2011.
  2. ^ Gainesville Sun. 1986 Oct 05. Retrieved 2019-Jan-27.