1970 Colorado Buffaloes football team

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1970 Colorado Buffaloes football
Liberty Bowl, L 3–17 vs. Tulane
Conference Big Eight Conference
1970 record 6–5 (3–4 Big 8)
Head coach Eddie Crowder
Offensive coordinator Chet Franklin
Offensive scheme Switching T/Slot-I Triple Option
Defensive coordinator Don James
Base defense 4-3
MVP Don Popplewell
Captain Phil Irwin
Captain Don Popplewell
Home stadium Folsom Field
Seasons
« 1969 1971 »
1970 Big 8 football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#1 Nebraska 7 0 0     11 0 1
#20 Oklahoma 5 2 0     7 4 1
Kansas State 5 2 0     6 5 0
Colorado 3 4 0     6 5 0
Missouri 3 4 0     5 6 0
Kansas 2 5 0     5 6 0
Oklahoma State 2 5 0     4 7 0
Iowa State 1 6 0     5 6 0
† – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1970 Colorado Buffaloes football team represented the University of Colorado during the 1970 college football season.

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
September 19 at Indiana* Memorial StadiumBloomington, IN W 16–9   42,174
September 26 #4 Penn State* #18 Folsom FieldBoulder, CO ABC W 41–13   42,850
October 3 at Kansas State #8 KSU StadiumManhattan, KS L 20–21   40,200
October 10 Iowa State #17 Folsom Field • Boulder, CO W 61–10   40,840
October 17 Oklahomadagger #13 Folsom Field • Boulder, CO L 15–23   47,700
October 24 Missouri #19 Memorial StadiumColumbia, MO L 16–30   57,000
October 31 #4 Nebraska Folsom Field • Boulder, CO (Colorado-Nebraska rivalry) ABC L 13–29   50,881
November 7 Kansas Folsom Field • Boulder, CO W 45–29   37,250
November 14 at Oklahoma State Lewis FieldStillwater, OK W 30–6   18,000
November 21 at Air Force* Falcon StadiumColorado Springs, CO W 49–19   45,447
December 12 vs. Tulane* #19 Memphis Memorial StadiumMemphis, TN (Liberty Bowl) ABC L 3–17   44,500
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ 2011 Colorado football information guide.