2012 Colorado Buffaloes football team

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2012 Colorado Buffaloes football
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Conference Pacific-12 Conference
South Division
2012 record 1–11 (1–8 Pac-12)
Head coach Jon Embree (2nd year)
Offensive coordinator Eric Bieniemy (2nd year)
Defensive coordinator Greg Brown (2nd year)
Home stadium Folsom Field
(Capacity: 53,613)
Seasons
« 2011 2013 »
2012 Pacific-12 football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
North
#2 Oregon x   8 1         12 1  
#7 Stanford xy   8 1         12 2  
#20 Oregon State   6 3         9 4  
Washington   5 4         7 6  
California   2 7         3 9  
Washington State   1 8         3 9  
South
UCLA x   6 3         9 5  
Arizona State   5 4         8 5  
USC   5 4         7 6  
Arizona   4 5         8 5  
Utah   3 6         5 7  
Colorado   1 8         1 11  
Championship: Stanford 27, UCLA 24
† – BCS representative as champion
‡ – BCS at-large representative
x – Division champion/co-champions
y – Championship game participant
As of January 8, 2013; Rankings from AP Poll

The 2012 Colorado Buffaloes football team represented the University of Colorado Boulder during the 2012 NCAA Division I FBS football season. Led by second-year head coach and alumnus Jon Embree, the Buffaloes played their home games on-campus at Folsom Field in Boulder and were members of the Pacific-12 Conference. On November 25, 2012 head coach Jon Embree was fired after compiling a 4–21 record including 1–11 in his final year, the worst year in the history of Colorado Buffalos football [1]

Previous season[edit]

Colorado finished the 2011 season with a record of 3–10, 2–7 in Pac-12 play, tied for last place in the South Division.

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent Site TV Result Attendance
September 1 2:00 PM vs. Colorado State* Sports Authority Field at Mile HighDenver, CO (Rocky Mountain Showdown) FX L 17–22   58,607[2]
September 8 1:00 PM Sacramento State (FCS)* Folsom FieldBoulder, CO Pac-12 L 28–30   46,843
September 15 6:00 PM at Fresno State* Bulldog StadiumFresno, CA CBSSN L 14–69   27,513
September 22 2:00 PM at Washington State Martin StadiumPullman, WA FX W 35–34   31,668
September 29 4:00 PM UCLA Folsom Field • Boulder, CO Pac-12 L 14–42   46,893
October 11 7:00 PM Arizona State Folsom Field • Boulder, CO ESPN L 17–51   45,161
October 20 4:00 PM at #11 USC Los Angeles Memorial ColiseumLos Angeles, CA Pac-12 L 6–50   83,274
October 27 1:00 PM at #2 Oregon Autzen StadiumEugene, OR Pac-12 L 14–70   57,521
November 3 12:00 PM #15 Stanford Folsom Field • Boulder, CO FX L 0–48   44,138
November 10 11:30 AM at Arizona Arizona StadiumTucson, AZ FX L 31–56   51,236
November 17 11:30 AM Washington Folsom Field • Boulder, CO FX L 3–38   43,148
November 23 1:00 PM Utah Folsom Field • Boulder, CO (Rumble in the Rockies) FX L 35–42   46,052
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll released prior to game. All times are in Mountain Time.

Postseason[edit]

On November 25, 2012, the university announced that Athletic Director Mike Bohn had fired head coach Jon Embree.[3]

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