1987 Colorado Buffaloes football team

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1987 Colorado Buffaloes football
ConferenceBig Eight Conference
1987 record7–4 (4–3 Big 8)
Head coachBill McCartney (6th season)
Offensive coordinatorGerry DiNardo (4th season)
Offensive schemeWishbone
Defensive coordinatorLou Tepper (5th season)
Base defense3–4
MVPMickey Pruitt
CaptainMark Hatcher
CaptainBarry Helton
CaptainMickey Pruitt
Home stadiumFolsom Field
(Capacity: 51,463)
Seasons
← 1986
1988 →
1987 Big 8 football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
No. 3 Oklahoma $ 7 0 0     11 1 0
No. 6 Nebraska 6 1 0     10 2 0
No. 11 Oklahoma State 5 2 0     10 2 0
Colorado 4 3 0     7 4 0
Missouri 3 4 0     5 6 0
Iowa State 2 5 0     3 8 0
Kansas 0 6 1     1 9 1
Kansas State 0 6 1     0 10 1
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1987 Colorado Buffaloes football team represented the University of Colorado at Boulder during the 1987 NCAA Division I-A football season.

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
September 12 12:00 PM Oregon* Folsom FieldBoulder, Colorado KCNC L 7–10   40,521
September 19 12:00 PM Stanford* Folsom Field • Boulder, Colorado KCNC W 31–17   45,073
September 26 1:00 PM Washington State* Folsom Field • Boulder, Colorado W 26–17   43,527
October 3 1:00 PM at Colorado State* Hughes StadiumFort Collins, Colorado (Rocky Mountain Showdown) W 29–16   38,129
October 10 1:00 PM at No. 19 Oklahoma State Lewis FieldStillwater, Oklahoma L 17–42   42,800
October 17 12:00 PM Kansasdagger Folsom Field • Boulder, Colorado KCNC W 35–10   43,514
October 24 5:30 PM at No. 1 Oklahoma Oklahoma Memorial StadiumNorman, Oklahoma ESPN L 6–24   75,004
October 31 12:30 PM at Iowa State Cyclone StadiumAmes, Iowa W 42–10   34,920
November 7 12:00 PM Missouri Folsom Field • Boulder, Colorado KCNC W 27–10   44,050
November 21 12:10 PM at Kansas State KSU StadiumManhattan, Kansas W 41–0   12,500
November 28 2:00 PM No. 5 Nebraska Folsom Field • Boulder, Colorado (Rivalry) ESPN L 7–24   52,026
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll. All times are in Mountain Time.

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Roster[edit]

1987 Colorado Buffaloes football team roster
Players Coaches
Offense
Pos. # Name Class
TB 49 Eric Bienemy Fr
Defense
Pos. # Name Class
CB 12 Dave McCloughan Fr
LB 96 Kanavis McGhee Fr
LB 94 Alfred Williams Sr
Special teams
Pos. # Name Class
Head coach
Coordinators/assistant coaches

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • (S) Suspended
  • (I) Ineligible
  • Injured Injured
  • Redshirt Redshirt

Roster

References[edit]

  1. ^ 2011 Colorado football information guide