|1946 Colorado Buffaloes football|
|Conference||Mountain States Conference|
|Record||5–4–1 (3–2–1 MSC)|
|Home stadium||Folsom Field|
|1946 Mountain States Conference football standings|
|Utah State $||4||–||1||–||1||7||–||2||–||1|
The 1946 Colorado Buffaloes football team was an American football team that represented the University of Colorado as a member of the Mountain States Conference (MSC) during the 1946 college football season. In their fourth season under head coach James J. Yeager, \the Buffaloes compiled a 5–4–1 record (3–2–1 against MSC opponents), tied for fourth place in the MSC, and were outscored by a total of 147 to 91.
End John Zisch and guard Gus Shannon were selected by the International News Service as first-team players on the 1946 All-Mountain States football team. Center Dean was named to the second team.
|September 21||Iowa State*||W 13–7||17,500|||
|September 28||at Texas*||L 0–76||25,000|||
|October 5||Utah State||W 6–0||9,200|||
|October 12||at Wyoming||W 20–0||4,126|||
|October 19||at BYU||Provo, UT||L 7–10||5,000|||
|October 26||New Mexico*||W 14–13||17,000|||
|November 2||at Utah||L 0–7||10,515|||
|November 9||at Missouri*||L 0–21||6,000|||
|November 16||Denver||T 13–13||21,000|||
|November 28||Colorado A&M||W 18–0||9,000|||
Main article: 1947 NFL Draft
The 1947 NFL Draft was held on December 16, 1946. The following Buffaloes were selected.
|21||190||Bob West||Back||Green Bay Packers|
|22||202||Maurice "Tex" Reilly||Back||Green Bay Packers|