1937 Colorado Buffaloes football
RMC champion
Cotton Bowl Classic, L 14–28 vs. Rice
ConferenceRocky Mountain Conference
Ranking
APNo. 17
1937 record8–1 (7–0 RMC)
Head coach
CaptainGame captains
Home stadiumColorado Stadium
Seasons
← 1936
1938 →
1937 Rocky Mountain Conference football standings
Conf Overall
Team W   L   T W   L   T
No. 17 Colorado $ 7 0 0 8 1 0
BYU 5 2 0 6 3 0
Denver 5 2 0 6 3 0
Utah 5 2 0 5 3 0
Western State (CO) 3 1 0 5 3 0
Colorado College 3 3 0 5 4 0
Utah State 2 4 1 2 4 2
Wyoming 2 4 0 3 5 0
Colorado State–Greeley 2 4 0 2 6 0
Montana State 0 3 1 3 4 1
Colorado Mines 1 5 0 2 5 0
Colorado A&M 1 6 0 1 7 0
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1937 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 1937 college football season. Led by third-year head coach Bunny Oakes, the Buffaloes compiled an overall record of 8–1 with a mark of 7–0 in conference play, winning the RMC title. Colorado was invited to the Cotton Bowl Classic, they lost to Rice. This was the program's final year in the RMC, as they moved to the Mountain States Conference the following year.[1]

Schedule

DateOpponentRankSiteResultSource
October 2Missouri*W 14–6
October 9Utah State
  • Colorado Stadium
  • Boulder, CO
W 33–0
October 16BYU
  • Colorado Stadium
  • Boulder, CO
W 14–0[2]
October 23Colorado A&M
  • Colorado Stadium
  • Boulder, CO (rivalry)
W 47–0
October 30Colorado Mines
  • Colorado Stadium
  • Boulder, CO
W 54–0
November 6at UtahW 17–7
November 13Colorado CollegeNo. 16
  • Colorado Stadium
  • Boulder, CO
W 35–6
November 25at DenverNo. 16W 34–7
January 1vs. No. 18 Rice*No. 17L 14–28
  • *Non-conference game
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game

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References

  1. ^ "2015 Media Guide" (PDF). CUBuffs.com. Colorado Athletic Department. 2015. pp. 128–130. Retrieved September 13, 2016.
  2. ^ "Cougars Bow To Colorado; Score 14-0". The Sunday Herald. October 17, 1937. p. 1 – via Newspapers.com.
  3. ^ "1937 Colorado Buffaloes Schedule and Results". Sports Reference. Retrieved December 17, 2018.