2004 Colorado Buffaloes football team

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2004 Colorado Buffaloes football
Houston Bowl Champions
Houston Bowl, W 33–28 vs. UTEP
Conference Big 12 Conference
North Division
2004 record 8–5 (4–4 Big 12)
Head coach Gary Barnett
Offensive coordinator Shawn Watson
Offensive scheme Multiple
Defensive coordinator Mike Hankwitz
Base defense 4-3 Multiple
Captain Joel Klatt
Captain Matt McChesney
Captain Bobby Purify
Captain Sam Wilder
Home stadium Folsom Field
(Capacity: 53,750)
Seasons
« 2003 2005 »
2004 Big 12 football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
North
Colorado xy   4 4         8 5  
Iowa State x   4 4         7 5  
Missouri   3 5         5 6  
Nebraska   3 5         5 6  
Kansas   2 6         4 7  
Kansas State   2 6         4 7  
South
#3 Oklahoma xy   8 0         12 1  
#5 Texas   7 1         11 1  
#18 Texas Tech   5 3         8 4  
Texas A&M   5 3         7 5  
Oklahoma State   4 4         7 5  
Baylor   1 7         3 8  
Championship: Oklahoma 42, Colorado 3
† – BCS representative as conference champion
‡ – BCS at-large representative
x – Division champion/co-champions
y – Championship game participant
Rankings from AP Poll

The 2004 Colorado Buffaloes football team represented the University of Colorado at Boulder in the 2004 NCAA Division I-A football season. The team played their home games in Folsom Field in Boulder, Colorado. They participated in the Big 12 Conference in the North Division. They were coached by head coach Gary Barnett.

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent Site TV Result Attendance
September 4 6:00 PM Colorado State* Folsom FieldBoulder, CO (Rocky Mountain Showdown) FSN W 27–24   54,954
September 11 1:30 PM at Washington State* Qwest FieldSeattle, WA ABC W 20–12   56,188
September 18 5:00 PM North Texas* Folsom Field • Boulder, CO PPV W 52–21   46,355
October 2 1:30 PM at Missouri Faurot FieldColumbia, MO ABC L 9–17   60,108
October 9 1:30 PM #21 Oklahoma Statedagger Folsom Field • Boulder, CO ABC L 14–42   46,521
October 16 11:30 AM Iowa State Folsom Field • Boulder, CO W 19–14   44,285
October 23 11:30 AM at #17 Texas A&M Kyle FieldCollege Station, TX L 26–29 OT  73,745
October 30 1:30 PM #8 Texas Folsom Field • Boulder, CO ABC L 7–31   51,571
November 6 11:30 AM at Kansas Memorial StadiumLawrence, KS W 30–21   38,214
November 13 12:30 PM Kansas State Folsom Field • Boulder, CO W 38–31   46,502
November 26 10:00 AM at Nebraska Memorial StadiumLincoln, NE (Rivalry) ABC W 26–20   77,661
December 4 6:00 PM vs. #2 Oklahoma Arrowhead StadiumKansas City, MO (Big 12 Championship Game) ABC L 3–42   62,310
December 29 2:30 PM vs. UTEP* Reliant StadiumHouston, TX (Houston Bowl) ESPN W 33–28   27,235
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll.

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Personnel[edit]

Coaching staff[edit]

Awards[edit]

  • All-Big 12: PK Mason Crosby (1st, AP/Coaches)
  • Big 12 Freshman of the Year (Defense): ILB Jordan Dizon
  • Big 12 Coach of the Year: Gary Barnett
  • Zack Jordan Award (Team MVP): TB Bobby Purify
  • John Mack Award (Outstanding Offensive Player): TB Bobby Purify
  • Dave Jones Award (Outstanding Defensive Player): DT Matt McChesney
  • Lee Willard Award (Outstanding Freshman): ILB Jordan Dizon
  • Dean Jacob Van Ek Award: PK J.T. Eberly
  • Derek Singleton Award: DT Matt McChesney
  • Bill McCartney Award: PK Mason Crosby[3]

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