1981 Colorado Buffaloes football team

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1981 Colorado Buffaloes football
Conference Big Eight Conference
1981 record 3–8 (2–5 Big 8)
Head coach Chuck Fairbanks (3rd year)
Home stadium Folsom Field
(Capacity: 51,463)
Seasons
« 1980 1982 »
1981 Big 8 football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#11 Nebraska 7 0 0     9 3 0
#20 Oklahoma 4 2 1     7 4 1
Kansas 4 3 0     7 5 0
Oklahoma State 4 3 0     7 5 0
#19 Missouri 3 4 0     8 4 0
Iowa State 2 4 1     5 5 1
Colorado 2 5 0     3 8 0
Kansas State 1 6 0     2 9 0
† – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1981 Colorado Buffaloes football team represented the University of Colorado at Boulder during the 1981 NCAA Division I-A football season. It was Chuck Fairbanks' final season as head coach.

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent# Rank# Site Result Attendance
September 12 Texas Tech* Folsom FieldBoulder, CO W 45–27   34,884
September 19 Washington State* Folsom Field • Boulder, CO L 10–14   35,277
September 26 #11 BYU* Folsom Field • Boulder, CO L 20–41   43,259
October 3 at #16 UCLA* Los Angeles Memorial ColiseumLos Angeles, CA L 7–27   40,347
October 10 at Nebraska Memorial StadiumLincoln, NE (Rivalry) L 0–59   76,168
October 17 Oklahoma State Folsom Field • Boulder, CO W 11–10   36,101
October 24 at #14 Iowa State Cyclone StadiumAmes, IA L 10–17   50,103
October 31 at #19 Oklahoma Oklahoma Memorial StadiumNorman, OK L 0–49   75,638
November 7 Missouri Folsom Field • Boulder, CO L 14–30   35,782
November 14 at Kansas Memorial StadiumLawrence, KS L 0–27   31,500
November 21 Kansas State Folsom Field • Boulder, CO W 24–21   23,921
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ College Football @ Sports-Reference.com