1896 Colorado Silver and Gold football
CFA champion
ConferenceColorado Football Association
Record5–0 (2–0 CFA)
Head coach
CaptainHarry Gamble
Home stadiumCampus Fields
Seasons
← 1895
1897 →
1896 Colorado Football Association standings
Conf Overall
Team W   L   T W   L   T
Colorado $ 2 0 0 5 0 0
Colorado Mines 1 1 0 1 2 0
Colorado College 0 2 0 3 4 0
  • $ – Conference champion

The 1896 Colorado Silver and Gold football team was an American football team that represented the University of Colorado as a member of the Colorado Football Association (CFA) during the 1896 college football season. Led by second-year head coach Fred Folsom, Colorado compiled an overall record of 5–0 with a mark of 2–0 in conference play, winning the CFA title for the third consecutive year. This was the program's first undefeated season.[1][2]

Schedule

DateOpponentSiteResult
October 3Manual High School*Boulder, COW 42–0
October 10East High School*Boulder, COW 41–0
November 4at Colorado MinesGolden, COW 30–0
November 15Colorado CollegeBoulder, COW 50–0
November 26at Denver Athletic Club*Denver, COW 8–6
  • *Non-conference game

References

  1. ^ "2015 Media Guide" (PDF). CUBuffs.com. Colorado Athletic Department. 2015. pp. 128–130. Retrieved September 13, 2016.
  2. ^ "1896 Football Schedule". CUBuffs.com. University of Colorado Athletics. Retrieved April 13, 2021.