1941 Colorado Buffaloes football team

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1941 Colorado Buffaloes football
Old CU Buffaloes Logo 40s.jpg
ConferenceMountain States Conference
1941 record3–2–1 (3–4–1 MSC)
Head coachJames J. Yeager (1st season)
Home stadiumColorado Stadium
Seasons
← 1940
1942 →
1941 MSC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Utah $ 4 0 2     6 0 2
BYU 3 1 2     4 3 2
Denver 3 1 2     4 3 2
Colorado A&M 3 2 1     4 2 1
Colorado 3 2 1     3 4 1
Wyoming 1 5 0     2 7 1
Utah State 0 6 0     0 8 0
  • $ – Conference champion

The 1941 Colorado Buffaloes football team was an American football team that represented the University of Colorado as a member of the Mountain States Conference during the 1941 college football season. In their first season under head coach James J. Yeager, the Buffaloes compiled a 3–4–1 record (3–2–1 against conference opponents) and were outscored by a total of 161 to 97.[1][2] The team played its home games at Colorado Stadium in Boulder, Colorado.

Schedule[edit]

DateOpponentSiteResultAttendanceSource
September 27Texas*L 6–3415,000[3]
October 4at Missouri*L 6–215,000[4]
October 11Utah State
  • Colorado Stadium
  • Boulder, CO
W 13–77,500[5]
October 18Colorado A&M
  • Colorado Stadium
  • Boulder, CO
W 26–13[6]
October 25Wyoming
  • Colorado Stadium
  • Boulder, CO
W 27–0[7]
November 1at UtahL 6–4616,000[8]
November 15at BYU
T 13–1310,000[9]
November 20at DenverL 0–27[10]
  • *Non-conference game

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1941 Colorado Buffaloes Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved September 19, 2019.
  2. ^ "2015 Media Guide" (PDF). CUBuffs.com. Colorado Athletic Department. 2015. pp. 128–130. Retrieved September 13, 2016.
  3. ^ Wilbur Evans (September 28, 1941). "15,000 See Superior Texas Team Trounce Colorado U. by 34-6". Austin American-Statesman. pp. 1, 15 – via Newspapers.com.
  4. ^ "Long Runs by Missouri Trample Colorado, 21-6". St. Louis Globe-Democrat. October 5, 1941. pp. 1E, 3E – via Newspapers.com.
  5. ^ Loudon Kelly (October 12, 1941). "Buffs Use Luck Effectively To Beat Utah State 13 to 7". The Daily Sentinel (Grand Junction, Colorado) – via Newspapers.com.
  6. ^ "Colorado Buffs Pass Way To 26-13 Win Over Aggies". The Daily Sentinel (Grand Junction, Colorado). October 19, 1941. p. 8 – via Newspapers.com.
  7. ^ "Buffs Coast To Win Over Cowboys". The Casper Tribune-Herald. October 26, 1941. p. 9 – via Newspapers.com.
  8. ^ "Utes Rout Colorado In 46 to 6 Triumph". Provo Sunday Herald. November 2, 1941. p. 4 – via Newspapers.com.
  9. ^ LaVerl Christensen (November 16, 1941). "10,000 Fans See BYU Hold Buffs To 13-13 Homecoming Deadlock". Provo Sunday Herald. pp. 1, 6 – via Newspapers.com.
  10. ^ "Iowa State 7, Denver 6 -- Lohry Hurt, May Miss Husker Fray; Extra Point By Darling". The Des Moines Tribune. September 27, 1941. p. 6 – via Newspapers.com.