1953 Colorado Buffaloes football team

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1953 Colorado Buffaloes football
Conference Big Seven Conference
1953 record 6–4 (2–4 Big 7)
Head coach Dallas Ward
Offensive scheme Single-wing
Base defense 5-3
Captain Game captains
Home stadium Folsom Field
Seasons
« 1952 1954 »
1953 Big 7 football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#4 Oklahoma 6 0 0     9 1 1
Kansas State 4 2 0     6 3 1
Missouri 4 2 0     6 4 0
Colorado 2 4 0     6 4 0
Nebraska 2 4 0     3 6 1
Kansas 2 4 0     2 8 0
Iowa State 1 5 0     2 7 0
† – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1953 Colorado Buffaloes football team represented the University of Colorado during the 1953 college football season. The Buffaloes responded from four straight losses in the middle of season to finish with four straight victories, including wins over rivals Utah and Colorado State.

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent# Rank# Site Result Attendance
September 19 at Washington* Husky StadiumSeattle, WA W 21–20   31,000
September 26 Arizona* Folsom FieldBoulder, CO W 20–14   24,500
October 3 Missouri Folsom Field • Boulder, CO L 16–27   23,840
October 10 Kansas Folsom Field • Boulder, CO L 21–27   24,300
October 17 at Kansas State Memorial StadiumManhattan, KS L 14–28   14,000
October 24 at #9 Oklahoma Oklahoma Memorial StadiumNorman, OK L 20–27   36,565
October 31 Iowa Statedagger Folsom Field • Boulder, CO W 41–34   22,500
November 7 Utah* Folsom Field • Boulder, CO (Rivalry) W 21–0   18,500
November 14 at Nebraska Memorial StadiumLincoln, NE (Rivalry) W 14–10   36,000
November 28 at Colorado A&M* Colorado FieldFort Collins, CO (Rocky Mountain Showdown) W 13–7   7,549
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll.

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Awards[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ 2011 Colorado football information guide.
  2. ^ 2011 Colorado football information guide.