Newspaper article The Topeka Capital-Journal

Trip in Time: 35 Years Ago, K-State Football Stuffed KU under Portable Lights

Newspaper article The Topeka Capital-Journal

Trip in Time: 35 Years Ago, K-State Football Stuffed KU under Portable Lights

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35 YEARS AGO | OCT. 23, 1982

KANSAS STATE 36, KANSAS 7

MANHATTAN -- The game was the first to be played at night in KSU Stadium and was telecast nationally by TBS.

Sufficient motivation seemed to exist for the host Wildcats, but Kansas State coach Jim Dickey and equipment manager Shorty Kleinau decided another motivational ploy was in order.

When the Cats came into their locker room from pregame warmups, they were given new grey jerseys to wear.

"When we left the dressing room, I don't think there was any question who would win the game,'' said K-State quarterback Darrell Dickey. "We had that kind of attitude.''

Dickey completed just five passes, but two resulted in touchdowns to Mike Wallace and Eric Mack for 30 and 39 yards. …

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