1944 Colorado Buffaloes football
Old CU Buffaloes Logo 40s.jpg
MSC champion
ConferenceMountain States Conference
Record6–2 (2–0 MSC)
Head coach
CaptainGame captains
Home stadiumColorado Stadium
Seasons
← 1943
1945 →
1944 Mountain States Conference football standings
Conf Overall
Team W   L   T W   L   T
Colorado $ 2 0 0 6 2 0
Denver 2 1 1 4 3 2
Utah 1 2 1 5 2 1
Utah State 0 2 0 3 3 0
  • $ – Conference champion

The 1944 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 1944 college football season. Frank Potts returned for his second season as head coach after having helmed the team in 1940. Colorado compiled an overall record of 6–2 with mark of 2–0 in conference play, winning the MSC title. The team's home field of Colorado Stadium was renamed Folsom Field in 1944, following the death of former head coach Fred Folsom.[1]

Schedule

DateOpponentSiteResultSource
September 23Fort Warren*L 6–7
September 30Second Air Force*
  • Colorado Stadium
  • Boulder, CO
L 6–7[2]
October 14at UtahW 26–0
October 21Colorado College*
  • Colorado Stadium
  • Boulder, CO
W 28–0
November 4New Mexico*
  • Colorado Stadium
  • Boulder, CO
W 39–0
November 11Peru State*
  • Colorado Stadium
  • Boulder, CO
W 40–12
November 18at Colorado College*W 40–6
November 23at DenverW 16–14
  • *Non-conference game

References

  1. ^ "2015 Media Guide" (PDF). CUBuffs.com. Colorado Athletic Department. 2015. pp. 128–130. Retrieved September 13, 2016.
  2. ^ "Dobbs passed 2nd air force to 33-6 win". Sunday Journal and Star (NE). October 1, 1944. p. 9 – via Newspapers.com.