1965 Colorado Buffaloes football
ConferenceBig Eight Conference
Ranking
CoachesNo. 20
Record6–2–2 (4–2–1 Big 8)
Head coach
Captains
Home stadiumFolsom Field
Seasons
← 1964
1966 →
1965 Big Eight Conference football standings
Conf Overall
Team W   L   T W   L   T
No. 5 Nebraska $ 7 0 0 10 1 0
No. 6 Missouri 6 1 0 8 2 1
Colorado 4 2 1 6 2 2
Iowa State 3 3 1 5 4 1
Oklahoma 3 4 0 3 7 0
Oklahoma State 2 5 0 3 7 0
Kansas 2 5 0 2 8 0
Kansas State 0 7 0 0 10 0
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1965 Colorado Buffaloes football team was an American football team that represented the University of Colorado as a member of the Big Eight Conference during the 1965 NCAA University Division football season. Led by third-year head coach Eddie Crowder, the Buffaloes compiled an overall record of 6–2–2 with a mark of 4–2–1 in conference play, placing third in the Big 8.[1] Colorado played their home games on campus at Folsom Field in Boulder, Colorado.

This was Colorado's first winning season in four years, following three consecutive 2–8 records;[2] they beat Oklahoma for the first time under Crowder, who was previously a Sooner assistant (and player).

Schedule

DateOpponentSiteResultAttendance
September 18at Wisconsin*T 0–045,914
September 25Fresno State*W 10–729,000
October 2at Kansas StateW 36–019,000
October 9Oklahoma State
  • Folsom Field
  • Boulder, CO
W 34–1121,500
October 16Iowa State
  • Folsom Field
  • Boulder, CO
T 10–1025,500
October 23at No. 3 NebraskaL 13–3854,110
October 30at OklahomaW 13–045,006
November 6No. 9 Missouri
  • Folsom Field
  • Boulder, CO
L 7–2032,500
November 13Kansas
  • Folsom Field
  • Boulder, CO
W 21–1421,200
November 20at Air Force*W 19–638,235
  • *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. ^ Morey, Earl (November 12, 1965). "KU hopes to derail Buff try for third". Lawrence Daily Journal-World. (Kansas). p. 10.