1991 Colorado Buffaloes football team

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1991 Colorado Buffaloes football
Big 8 Co-Champions
Conference Big Eight Conference
Ranking
Coaches #20
AP #20
1991 record 8–3–1 (6–0–1 Big 8)
Head coach Bill McCartney (10th year)
Seasons
« 1990 1992 »
1991 Big 8 football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#15 Nebraska § 6 0 1     9 2 1
#20 Colorado § 6 0 1     8 3 1
#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[edit]

Date Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
September 7 Wyoming* #12 Folsom FieldBoulder, CO ESPN W 30–13   52,155
September 14 #23 Baylor* #12 Folsom Field • Boulder, CO L 14–16   50,754
September 21 Minnesota* #19 Folsom Field • Boulder, CO W 58–0   52,147
September 28 at Stanford* #17 Stanford StadiumStanford, CA ABC L 21–28   57,394
October 12 Missouri #25 Folsom Field • Boulder, CO W 55–7   52,315
October 19 at #12 Oklahoma #22 Oklahoma Memorial StadiumNorman, OK ABC W 34–17   72,926
October 26 at Kansas State #16 KSU StadiumManhattan, KS W 10–0   31,987
November 2 #9 Nebraska #15 Folsom Field • Boulder, CO (Rocky Road Showdown) ESPN T 19–19   52,319
November 9 at Oklahoma State #14 Lewis FieldStillwater, OK W 16–12   25,000
November 16 Kansas #16 Folsom Field • Boulder, CO W 30–24   51,768
November 23 at Iowa State #15 Cyclone StadiumAmes, IA W 17–14   36,256
December 28 vs. #8 Alabama* #15 Joe Robbie StadiumMiami Gardens, FL (Blockbuster Bowl) CBS L 25–30   52,644
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll.

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Game notes[edit]

Wyoming[edit]

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


Baylor[edit]

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


Minnesota[edit]

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


Stanford[edit]

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


Missouri[edit]

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


Oklahoma[edit]

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


Kansas State[edit]

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


Nebraska[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
#15 Buffaloes 10 3 3 3 19
Cornhuskers 10 3 3 3 19


Oklahoma State[edit]

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


Kansas[edit]

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


Iowa State[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
#19 Cyclones 7 7 0 0 14
#16 Buffaloes 0 10 7 0 17


Blockbuster Bowl[edit]

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


References[edit]

  1. ^ "1991 record". College Football Data Warehouse. Retrieved April 19, 2012.