1985 Colorado Buffaloes football team

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1985 Colorado Buffaloes football
Freedom Bowl, L 17–20 vs. Washington
Conference Big Eight Conference
1985 record 7–5 (4–3 Big 8)
Head coach Bill McCartney
Offensive coordinator Gerry DiNardo
Offensive scheme Wishbone
Defensive coordinator Lou Tepper
Base defense 3–4
MVP Dan McMillen
Captain Junior Illi
Captain Barry Remington
Home stadium Folsom Field
(Capacity: 51,463)
Seasons
← 1984
1986 →
1985 Big 8 football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#1 Oklahoma $ 7 0 0     11 1 0
#11 Nebraska 6 1 0     9 3 0
Oklahoma State 4 3 0     8 4 0
Colorado 4 3 0     7 5 0
Iowa State 3 4 0     5 6 0
Kansas 2 5 0     6 6 0
Kansas State 1 6 0     1 10 0
Missouri 1 6 0     1 10 0
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1985 Colorado Buffaloes football team represented the University of Colorado at Boulder during the 1985 NCAA Division I-A football season. Colorado earns its first bowl invitation since 1976 and wins the NCAA Most Improved Team Award.

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
September 7 Colorado State* Folsom FieldBoulder, Colorado (Rocky Mountain Showdown) KCNC W 23–10   40,665
September 14 Oregon* Folsom Field • Boulder, Colorado W 21–17   30,373
September 21 No. 7 Ohio State* Folsom Field • Boulder, Colorado L 13–36   47,022
September 28 at Arizona* Arizona StadiumTucson, Arizona W 14–13   45,503
October 12 Missouridagger Folsom Field • Boulder, Colorado W 38–7   38,604
October 19 at Iowa State Cyclone StadiumAmes, Iowa W 40–6   41,215
October 26 at No. 5 Nebraska Memorial StadiumLincoln, Nebraska (Rivalry) ABC L 7–17   76,014
November 2 No. 12 Oklahoma State Folsom Field • Boulder, Colorado Raycom L 11–14   35,860
November 9 at Kansas Memorial StadiumLawrence, Kansas W 14–3   25,000
November 16 at No. 7 Oklahoma Oklahoma Memorial StadiumNorman, Oklahoma L 0–31   74,145
November 23 Kansas State Folsom Field • Boulder, Colorado KCNC W 30–0   28,210
December 23 vs. Washington* Anaheim StadiumAnaheim, California (Freedom Bowl) Lorimar L 17–20   30,961
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ 2011 Colorado football information guide