1935 Colorado Buffaloes football
RMC champion
ConferenceRocky Mountain Conference
Record5–4 (5–1 RMC)
Head coach
CaptainGame captains
Home stadiumColorado Stadium
Seasons
← 1934
1936 →
1935 Rocky Mountain Conference football standings
Conf Overall
Team W   L   T W   L   T
Colorado $ 5 1 0 5 4 0
Utah State 5 1 1 5 2 1
Denver 5 2 0 6 3 0
Utah 4 1 1 4 3 1
Colorado College 4 2 1 4 3 1
Colorado State–Greeley 2 1 0 4 3 0
BYU 3 4 0 4 4 0
Wyoming 3 4 0 4 4 0
Colorado A&M 2 4 1 3 4 1
Montana State 1 5 0 2 6 1
Colorado Mines 1 6 0 1 6 0
Western State (CO) 0 4 0 1 6 0
  • $ – Conference champion

The 1935 Colorado Buffaloes football team was an American football team that represented the University of Colorado as a member of the Rocky Mountain Conference (RMC) during the 1935 college football season. In its first season under head coach Bunny Oakes, the team compiled a 5–4 record (5–1 against RMC opponents), won the conference championship, and outscored all opponents by a total of 140 to 47.[1][2]

Quarterback Kayo Lam led the team with 1,043 rushing yards and 286 passing yards.[3] Lam was also the team's punter and punter. He averaged 40.2 yards on 32 punts and 19.4 yard on 25 returns.[4] On October 19, 1935, Lam rushed 226 yards and four touchdowns on only seven carries for a school record 32.29 yards per carry.[5]

Schedule

DateOpponentSiteResultAttendanceSource
September 28at Oklahoma*L 0–3
October 12at Missouri*L 6–20
October 19Colorado MinesW 58–0
October 26Colorado A&M
  • Colorado Stadium
  • Boulder, CO (rivalry)
W 19–6
November 2Colorado College
  • Colorado Stadium
  • Boulder, CO
W 23–0
November 9at UtahW 14–0
November 16Kansas*
  • Colorado Stadium
  • Boulder, CO
L 6–12
November 23Wyoming
  • Colorado Stadium
  • Boulder, CO
L 0–6
November 28at DenverW 14–030,000[6]
  • *Non-conference game

References

  1. ^ "2018 Colorado Football Media Guide" (PDF). University of Colorado. 2018. pp. 154, 172. Retrieved January 26, 2019.
  2. ^ "1935 Colorado Buffaloes Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved January 26, 2019.
  3. ^ 2018 Colorado Football Media Guide, p. 207.
  4. ^ 2018 Colorado Football Media Guide, pp. 208-209.
  5. ^ 2018 Colorado Football Media Guide, p. 214.
  6. ^ "Colorado Defeats D.U. 14 to 0: 30,000 See C.U. Win Tie in Conference". The Greeley Daily Tribune. November 29, 1935. p. 8 – via Newspapers.com.