40 years ago: Football team bringing 1-8 record into Missouri game

The Kansas football team had suffered a homecoming loss to Colorado and a 15-31 defeat at Oklahoma to fashion a disappointing 1-8 record and set the stage for a Nov. 22 visit by Missouri. The year before, Pepper Rodgers’ Jayhawks had a 9-2 record and had played in the Orange Bowl against Penn State.