1968 Colorado Buffaloes football team

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1968 Colorado Buffaloes football
Conference Big Eight Conference
1968 record 4–6 (3–4 Big 8)
Head coach Eddie Crowder
Offensive scheme Switching T/Slot-I Triple Option
Base defense 5-2
MVP Mike Schnitker
Captain Rocky Martin
Captain Mike Montler
Captain Mike Schnitker
Home stadium Folsom Field
Seasons
« 1967 1969 »
1968 Big 8 football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#7 Kansas § 6 1 0     9 2 0
#11 Oklahoma § 6 1 0     7 4 0
#9 Missouri 5 2 0     8 3 0
Nebraska 3 4 0     6 4 0
Colorado 3 4 0     4 6 0
Kansas State 2 5 0     4 6 0
Oklahoma State 2 5 0     3 7 0
Iowa State 1 6 0     3 7 0
§ – Conference co-champions
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1968 Colorado Buffaloes football team represented the University of Colorado at Boulder during the 1968 college football season. This Colorado squad featured 18 sophomores on the two-deep depth chart and endured an up-and-down season, including the second straight win over Oklahoma in Boulder but the first loss to Air Force in five years.

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
September 21 Oregon* Folsom FieldBoulder, CO W 28–7   44,723
September 28 at California* California Memorial StadiumBerkeley, CA ABC L 0–10   27,500
October 5 at Iowa State Clyde Williams FieldAmes, IA W 28–18   24,500
October 12 at Missouri Memorial StadiumColumbia, MO L 14–27   50,705
October 19 Kansas State Folsom Field • Boulder, CO W 37–14   32,500
October 26 Oklahomadagger Folsom Field • Boulder, CO W 41–27   47,724
November 2 at #3 Kansas Memorial StadiumLawrence, KS L 14–27   44,500
November 9 at Oklahoma State Lewis FieldStillwater, OK L 17–34   17,500
November 16 Nebraska Folsom Field • Boulder, CO (Colorado-Nebraska rivalry) L 6–22   48,327
November 23 Air Force* Folsom Field • Boulder, CO L 35–38   42,300
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll.

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Personnel[edit]

Coaching staff[edit]

  • Head Coach: Eddie Crowder
  • Assistants: Ken Blair (offense), Pat Culpepper (defense), Chet Franklin (offense), Don James (defense), Jim Mora (defense), Steve Ortmayer (offense), Augie Tamariello (offense), Dan Stavely (freshman)

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References[edit]

  1. ^ 2011 Colorado football information guide.
  2. ^ 2011 Colorado football information guide.