1940 Colorado Buffaloes football
Old CU Buffaloes Logo 40s.jpg
ConferenceMountain States Conference
Record5–3–1 (4–1–1 MSC)
Head coach
CaptainGame captains
Home stadiumColorado Stadium
Seasons
← 1939
1941 →
1940 Mountain States Conference football standings
Conf Overall
Team W   L   T W   L   T
Utah $ 5 1 0 7 2 0
Denver 4 1 1 6 2 1
Colorado 4 1 1 5 3 1
BYU 2 3 1 2 4 2
Colorado A&M 1 3 2 3 4 2
Utah State 2 4 0 2 5 1
Wyoming 0 5 1 1 7 1
  • $ – Conference champion

The 1940 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 1940 college football season. Led by first-year head coach Frank Potts, the Buffaloes compiled an overall record of 5–3–1 with a mark of 4–1–1 in conference play, tying for second place in the MSC.[1]

Schedule

DateOpponentSiteResult
September 28at Texas*L 7–39
October 5Kansas State*W 7–6
October 12at Utah State
W 26–0
October 19at Colorado A&MW 33–14
October 26Wyoming
  • Colorado Stadium
  • Boulder, CO
W 62–0
November 2Utah
  • Colorado Stadium
  • Boulder, CO (rivalry)
L 13–21
November 9Missouri*
  • Colorado Stadium
  • Boulder, CO
L 6–21
November 16BYU
  • Colorado Stadium
  • Boulder, CO
W 25–2
November 21at DenverT 3–3
  • *Non-conference game

References

  1. ^ "2015 Media Guide" (PDF). CUBuffs.com. Colorado Athletic Department. 2015. pp. 128–130. Retrieved September 13, 2016.