1977 Colorado Buffaloes football team

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1977 Colorado Buffaloes football
Conference Big Eight Conference
1977 record 7–3–1 (3–3–1 Big 8)
Head coach Bill Mallory
Offensive coordinator George Belu
Offensive scheme I formation
Defensive coordinator Bob Reublin
Base defense 5–2
MVP James Mayberry
Captain Brian Cabral
Captain Tom Perry
Captain Leon White
Home stadium Folsom Field
Seasons
« 1976 1978 »
1977 Big 8 football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#7 Oklahoma $ 7 0 0     10 2 0
Iowa State 5 2 0     8 4 0
#12 Nebraska 5 2 0     9 3 0
Colorado 3 3 1     7 3 1
Missouri 3 4 0     4 7 0
Kansas 2 4 1     4 6 1
Oklahoma State 2 5 0     4 7 0
Kansas State 0 7 0     2 9 0
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1977 Colorado Buffaloes football team represented the University of Colorado during the 1977 NCAA Division I football season. Colorado reached No. 3 in the polls in October, its highest rank in five years, but a 2–3–1 finish knocked them out of a bowl berth.

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
September 10 Stanford* No. 12 Folsom FieldBoulder, Colorado W 27–21   50,482
September 17 Kent State* No. 12 Folsom Field • Boulder, Colorado W 42–0   46,164
September 24 New Mexico* No. 8 Folsom Field • Boulder, Colorado W 42–7   47,152
October 1 at Army* No. 7 Michie StadiumWest Point, New York W 31–0   34,548
October 8 Oklahoma State No. 6 Folsom Field • Boulder, Colorado W 29–13   52,904
October 15 at Kansas No. 3 Memorial StadiumLawrence, Kansas T 17–17   39,320
October 22 at No. 18 Nebraska No. 7 Memorial StadiumLincoln, Nebraska (Colorado-Nebraska rivalry) L 15–33   76,486
October 29 Missouridagger No. 15 Folsom Field • Boulder, Colorado L 14–24   52,908
November 5 at No. 19 Iowa State Cyclone StadiumAmes, Iowa W 12–7   50,000
November 12 at No. 3 Oklahoma Oklahoma Memorial StadiumNorman, Oklahoma ABC L 14–52   71,184
November 19 Kansas State Folsom Field • Boulder, Colorado W 23–0   43,873
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ 2011 Colorado football information guide.