1916 Colorado Silver and Gold football
Utah vs. Colorado 1916
ConferenceRocky Mountain Conference
1916 record1–5–1 (1–5 RMC)
Head coach
Home stadiumGamble Field
Seasons
← 1915
1917 →
1916 Rocky Mountain Conference football standings
Conf Overall
Team W   L   T W   L   T
Colorado Agricultural $ 6 0 1 6 0 1
Colorado College 4 1 0 6 1 0
Denver 3 2 0 4 2 1
Utah 2 2 0 3 2 0
Colorado Mines 2 2 1 3 2 1
Wyoming 1 4 0 1 4 0
Colorado 1 5 0 1 5 1
Utah Agricultural 0 4 0 1 5 1
  • $ – Conference champion

The 1916 Colorado Silver and Gold football team was an American football team that represented the University of Colorado during the 1916 college football season. Head coach Bob Evans in his first season led the team to a 1–5 mark in the Rocky Mountain Conference and 1–5–1 overall.[1][2][3]

Schedule

DateOpponentSiteResultSource
October 7Colorado Alumni*T 0–0
October 7at Wyoming
W 16–10[4]
October 21Denver
  • Gamble Field
  • Boulder, CO
L 0–7
October 28UtahL 0–28[5]
November 10at Colorado CollegeL 0–58[6]
November 18vs. Colorado MinesDenver, COL 10–27[7]
November 30Colorado Agricultural
L 14–32[8]
  • *Non-conference game

References

  1. ^ "2015 Media Guide" (PDF). CUBuffs.com. Colorado Athletic Department. 2015. pp. 128–130. Retrieved September 13, 2016.
  2. ^ "1916 Football Schedule". CUBuffs.com. University of Colorado Athletics. Retrieved April 15, 2021.
  3. ^ "1916 Colorado Buffaloes Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved April 15, 2021.
  4. ^ "Colorado beats Wyoming". The Salt Lake Tribune. October 8, 1916. Retrieved April 15, 2021 – via Newspapers.com.
  5. ^ "Norgren's men beat Colorado after tussle". The Salt Lake Tribune. October 29, 1916. Retrieved April 15, 2021 – via Newspapers.com.
  6. ^ "Colorado U. beaten". The Spokesman-Review. November 11, 1916. Retrieved April 15, 2021 – via Newspapers.com.
  7. ^ "Colorado Miners come from behind and beat varsity". Albuquerque Journal. November 19, 1916. Retrieved April 15, 2021 – via Newspapers.com.
  8. ^ "Colorado Aggies win: Victory over university nets conference championship". The Des Moines Register. December 1, 1916. p. 7. Retrieved April 15, 2021 – via Newspapers.com.