1939 Colorado Buffaloes football
MSC champion
ConferenceMountain States Conference
Record5–3 (5–1 MSC)
Head coach
CaptainGame captains
Home stadiumColorado Stadium
Seasons
← 1938
1940 →
1939 Mountain States Conference football standings
Conf Overall
Team W   L   T W   L   T
Colorado $ 5 1 0 5 3 0
Utah 4 1 1 6 1 2
Denver 3 2 1 5 3 1
BYU 2 2 2 5 2 2
Utah State 2 3 1 3 4 1
Colorado A&M 2 4 0 2 7 0
Wyoming 0 5 1 0 7 1
  • $ – Conference champion

The 1939 Colorado Buffaloes football team was an American football team that represented the University of Colorado as a member of the Mountain States Conference during the 1939 college football season. Led by Bunny Oakes in his fifth and final season as head coach, the Buffaloes compiled an overall record of 5–3 with a mark of 5–1 in conference play, winning the MSC title.[1]

Schedule

DateOpponentSiteResultAttendanceSource
September 30at Missouri*L 0–30
October 7Utah StateL 6–16
October 14at Kansas State*L 0–20
October 21Colorado A&M
  • Colorado Stadium
  • Boulder, CO (rivalry)
W 13–0
October 28at WyomingW 27–7
November 4at UtahW 21–1413,000[2]
November 18at BYU
W 12–67,500[3]
November 30Denver
  • Colorado Stadium
  • Boulder, CO
W 27–17
  • *Non-conference game

References

  1. ^ "2015 Media Guide" (PDF). CUBuffs.com. Colorado Athletic Department. 2015. pp. 128–130. Retrieved September 13, 2016.
  2. ^ "Colorado Beats Utah: Buff Wallop Indians by 21-14 Score". The Salt Lake Tribune. November 5, 1939. pp. 1C, 3C – via Newspapers.com.
  3. ^ "Colorado Buffs Set Cougars Back By 12 to 6 Score". The Sunday Herald (Provo, Utah). November 19, 1939. pp. 1, 2 – via Newspapers.com.