1897 Colorado Silver and Gold football
CFA champion
ConferenceColorado Football Association
1897 record7–1 (2–0 CFA)
Head coach
Home stadiumcampus fields
Seasons
← 1896
1898 →
1897 Colorado Football Association standings
Conf Overall
Team W   L   T W   L   T
Colorado $ 2 0 0 7 1 0
Colorado Mines 1 1 0 2 2 0
Colorado College 0 2 0 3 5 0
  • $ – Conference champion

The 1897 Colorado Silver and Gold football team was an American football team that represented the University of Colorado during the 1897 college football season. Head coach Fred Folsom led the program to its fourth consecutive conference championship. The team recorded a mark of 5–0 in the CFA and 7–1 overall.[1][2]

Schedule

DateOpponentSiteResult
October 2East High School*Boulder, COW 22–0
October 9West High School*Boulder, COW 52–0
October 16Manual High School*Boulder, COW 18–0
October 23Littleton Athletic Club*Boulder, COW 30–0
November 2at Colorado CollegeColorado Springs, COW 8–0
November 6at Denver Wheel Club*Denver, COW 22–0
November 13Colorado MinesBoulder, COW 36–2
November 25at Denver Athletic Club*Denver, COL 0–8
  • *Non-conference game

References

  1. ^ "2015 Media Guide" (PDF). CUBuffs.com. Colorado Athletic Department. 2015. pp. 128–130. Retrieved September 13, 2016.
  2. ^ "1897 Football Schedule". CUBuffs.com. University of Colorado Athletics. Retrieved April 13, 2021.