1951 Colorado Buffaloes football
Old CU Buffaloes Logo 40s.jpg
ConferenceBig Seven Conference
Record7–3 (5–1 Big 7)
Head coach
CaptainGame captains
Home stadiumFolsom Field
Seasons
← 1950
1952 →
1951 Big Seven Conference football standings
Conf Overall
Team W   L   T W   L   T
No. 10 Oklahoma $ 6 0 0 8 2 0
Colorado 5 1 0 7 3 0
Kansas 4 2 0 8 2 0
Iowa State 2 4 0 4 4 1
Nebraska 2 4 0 2 8 0
Missouri 1 5 0 3 7 0
Kansas State 0 6 0 0 9 0
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1951 Colorado Buffaloes football team was an American football team that represented the University of Colorado as a member of the Big Seven Conference during the 1951 college football season. Led by fourth-year head coach Dallas Ward, the Buffaloes compiled an overall record of 7–3 with a mark of 5–1 in conference play, placing second in the Big 7.[1]

Schedule

DateOpponentSiteResultAttendanceSource
September 22Colorado A&M*W 28–1318,913[2]
September 29at Northwestern*L 14–3542,000
October 6No. 20 Kansas
  • Folsom Field
  • Boulder, CO
W 35–2729,367
October 13Missouri
  • Folsom Field
  • Boulder, CO
W 34–1321,331
October 20at Kansas StateW 20–714,523
October 27at OklahomaL 14–5546,686
November 3Iowa State
  • Folsom Field
  • Boulder, CO
W 47–2023,462
November 10Utah*
W 54–014,048
November 17at NebraskaW 36–1434,000
November 24at No. 2 Michigan State*L 7–4529,987[3]
  • *Non-conference game
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game

References

  1. ^ "2015 Media Guide" (PDF). CUBuffs.com. Colorado Athletic Department. 2015. pp. 128–130. Retrieved September 13, 2016.
  2. ^ "Hardy Scores As Colorado U. Wins Opener". Lead (SD) Daily Call. September 23, 1951. p. 3 – via Newspapers.com.
  3. ^ George S. Alderton (November 25, 1951). "Spartans Complete Unbeaten Season: MSC Eleven Rips Past Colorado For 9th Victory". Lansing State Journal. pp. 53, 54 – via Newspapers.com.