1897 Colorado Silver and Gold football
CFA champion
ConferenceColorado Football Association
Record7–1 (2–0 CFA)
Head coach
CaptainEd Dillon
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 as a member of the Colorado Football Association (CFA) during the 1897 college football season. Led by third-year head coach Fred Folsom, Colorado compiled an overall record of 7–1 with a mark of 2–0 in conference play, winning the CFA title for the fourth consecutive year.[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.