1991 Colorado Buffaloes football
Big Eight co-champion
Blockbuster Bowl, L 25–30 vs. Alabama
ConferenceBig Eight Conference
Ranking
CoachesNo. 20
APNo. 20
Record8–3–1 (6–0–1 Big 8)
Head coach
Defensive coordinatorMike Hankwitz (4th season)
Home stadiumFolsom Field
(Capacity: 51,748)
Seasons
← 1990
1992 →
1991 Big Eight Conference football standings
Conf Overall
Team W   L   T W   L   T
No. 15 Nebraska + 6 0 1 9 2 1
No. 20 Colorado + 6 0 1 8 3 1
No. 16 Oklahoma 5 2 0 9 3 0
Kansas State 4 3 0 7 4 0
Kansas 3 4 0 6 5 0
Iowa State 1 5 1 3 7 1
Missouri 1 6 0 3 7 1
Oklahoma State 0 6 1 0 10 1
  • + – Conference co-champions
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1991 Colorado Buffaloes football team represented the University of Colorado at Boulder in the 1991 NCAA Division I FBS football season. The team was coached by 10th year head coach Bill McCartney, played their home games in Folsom Field in Boulder, Colorado, and were members of the Big Eight Conference. They finished with a record of 8–3–1 (6–0–1 Big 8) to finish as co-conference champions, and they lost to Alabama 30–25 in the 1991 Blockbuster Bowl. In the final AP Poll and Coaches' Poll, Colorado was ranked #20 in both polls.

Schedule

DateTimeOpponentRankSiteTVResultAttendance
September 75:30 pmWyoming*No. 12ESPNW 30–1352,155
September 1412:00 pmNo. 23 Baylor*No. 12
  • Folsom Field
  • Boulder, Colorado
KCNCL 14–1650,754
September 2112:00 pmMinnesota*No. 19
  • Folsom Field
  • Boulder, Colorado
KCNCW 58–052,147
September 281:30 pmat Stanford*No. 17ABCL 21–2857,394
October 1212:00 pmMissouriNo. 25
  • Folsom Field
  • Boulder, Colorado
KCNCW 55–752,315
October 191:30 pmat No. 12 OklahomaNo. 22ABCW 34–1772,926
October 2612:10 pmat Kansas StateNo. 16KCNCW 10–031,987
November 25:30 pmNo. 9 NebraskaNo. 15
ESPNT 19–1952,319
November 912:30 pmat Oklahoma StateNo. 14KCNCW 16–1225,000
November 1612:00 pmKansasNo. 16
  • Folsom Field
  • Boulder, Colorado
KCNCW 30–2451,768
November 2312:00 pmat Iowa StateNo. 15KCNCW 17–1436,256
December 287:00 pmvs. No. 8 Alabama*No. 15CBSL 25–3052,644
  • *Non-conference game
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game

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Game summaries

Wyoming

1 2 3 4 Total
#8 Buffaloes 9 7 7 7 30
Cowboys 10 3 0 0 13

Baylor

1 2 3 4 Total
#7 Buffaloes 14 0 0 0 14
#24 Bears 7 3 3 3 16

Minnesota

1 2 3 4 Total
#15 Buffaloes 28 10 10 10 58
Golden Gophers 0 0 0 0 0

Stanford

1 2 3 4 Total
Cardinal 28 0 0 0 28
#11 Buffaloes 0 0 0 21 21

Missouri

1 2 3 4 Total
#25 Buffaloes 20 14 14 7 55
Tigers 7 0 0 0 7

Oklahoma

1 2 3 4 Total
#2 Sooners 3 14 0 0 17
#20 Buffaloes 20 7 0 7 34

Kansas State

1 2 3 4 Total
#23 Wildcats 0 0 0 0 0
#19 Buffaloes 3 0 7 0 10

Nebraska

Nebraska at Colorado
1 234Total
Cornhuskers 3 637 19
Buffaloes 7 570 19

See also: 1991 Nebraska Cornhuskers football team and Colorado–Nebraska football rivalry

Oklahoma State

1 2 3 4 Total
Cowboys 3 3 3 3 12
#22 Buffaloes 13 0 0 3 16

Kansas

1 2 3 4 Total
#20 Buffaloes 0 20 10 0 30
Jayhawks 3 14 7 0 24

at Iowa State

Colorado at Iowa State
1 234Total
Buffaloes 0 1070 17
Cyclones 7 700 14

See also: 1991 Iowa State Cyclones football team


Blockbuster Bowl

1 2 3 4 Total
#8 Crimson Tide 7 3 13 7 30
#15 Buffaloes 7 5 7 6 25

Roster

1991 Colorado Buffaloes football team roster
Players Coaches
Offense
Pos. # Name Class
TE 88 Christian Fauria Fr
Defense
Pos. # Name Class
LB 19 Greg Biekert Jr
CB 13 Ronnie Bradford Jr
LB 34 Chad Brown Jr
Special teams
Pos. # Name Class
Head coach
Coordinators/assistant coaches

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • (S) Suspended
  • (I) Ineligible
  • Injured
    Injured
  • Redshirt
    Redshirt

References

  1. ^ "1991 record". College Football Data Warehouse. Archived from the original on October 11, 2012. Retrieved April 19, 2012.