2019 Colorado Buffaloes football team

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2019 Colorado Buffaloes football
Colorado Buffaloes wordmark.svg
ConferencePac-12 Conference
DivisionSouth Division
2019 record4–6 (2–5 Pac-12)
Head coachMel Tucker (1st season)
Offensive coordinatorJay Johnson (1st season)
Defensive coordinatorTyson Summers (1st season)
Home stadiumFolsom Field
(Capacity: 50,183)
Seasons
← 2018
2020 →
2019 Pac-12 football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
North Division
No. 6 Oregon xy   7 0         9 1  
Oregon State   4 3         5 5  
Washington   3 4         6 4  
Stanford   3 5         4 6  
California   2 5         5 5  
Washington State   2 5         5 5  
South Division
No. 7 Utah   6 1         9 1  
No. 23 USC   6 2         7 4  
UCLA   4 3         4 6  
Arizona State   2 5         5 5  
Arizona   2 5         4 6  
Colorado   2 5         4 6  
Championship: Oregon vs TBD
  • $ – Conference champion
  • x – Division champion/co-champions
  • y – Championship game participant
As of November 20, 2019; Rankings from College Football Playoff

The 2019 Colorado Buffaloes football team represents the University of Colorado Boulder during the 2019 NCAA Division I FBS football season. The Buffaloes are led by first-year head coach Mel Tucker and play their home games on campus at Folsom Field. They compete as a member of the South Division of the Pac-12 Conference.

Preseason[edit]

Pac-12 media days[edit]

Pac-12 media poll[edit]

In the 2019 Pac-12 preseason media poll, Colorado was voted to finish in last place in the South Division.[1]

Media poll (South Division)
Predicted finish Team Votes (1st place)
1 Utah 206 (33)
2 USC 167 (2)
3 Arizona State 118
UCLA 118
5 Arizona 85
6 Colorado 46

Schedule[edit]

Colorado's 2019 schedule began on Friday, August 30 with a non-conference neutral site game against in-state rival Colorado State in Denver. The Buffaloes will then play two more non-conference games at home, first against traditional Big Eight Conference rival Nebraska, now a member of the Big Ten Conference, and then against in-state foe Air Force, a member of the Mountain West Conference along with Colorado State. In Pac-12 Conference play, Colorado will play the other members of the South Division and draws Oregon, Stanford, Washington, and Washington State from the North Division. They will not play California or Oregon State as part of the regular season.

DateTimeOpponentSiteTVResultAttendance
August 308:00 p.m.vs. Colorado State*ESPNW 52–3166,997
September 71:30 p.m.No. 25 Nebraska*FOXW 34–31 OT52,829
September 1411:00 a.m.Air Force*
  • Folsom Field
  • Boulder, CO
P12NL 23–30 OT49,282
September 218:00 p.m.at No. 24 Arizona StateP12NW 34–3145,786
October 52:30 p.m.Arizona
  • Folsom Field
  • Boulder, CO
P12NL 30–3552,569
October 118:00 p.m.at No. 13 OregonFS1L 3–4550,521
October 195:00 p.m.at Washington StateESPNUL 10–4128,514
October 257:00 p.m.USC
  • Folsom Field
  • Boulder, CO
ESPN2L 31–3548,913
November 27:00 p.m.at UCLAP12NL 14–3147,118
November 91:00 p.m.Stanforddagger
  • Folsom Field
  • Boulder, CO
P12NW 16–1349,224
November 238:00 p.m.Washington
  • Folsom Field
  • Boulder, CO
ESPN
November 30at Utah

Source:[2]

Rankings[edit]

Ranking movements
Legend: ██ Increase in ranking. ██ Decrease in ranking.
NR = Not ranked. RV = Received votes. ( ) = First place votes.
Week
Poll Pre 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 Final 
AP NR NR NR RV NR RV NR NR NR NR NR NR  
Coaches NR NR NR RV NR RV NR NR NR NR NR NR  
CFP Not released NR NR Not released

Game summaries[edit]

vs. Colorado State[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Rams 7 14 3 7 31
Buffaloes 7 17 14 14 52
Overall record Last meeting Result
67–22–2 Aug. 31, 2018 W, 45–13

Nebraska[edit]

1 2 3 4OT Total
No. 25 Cornhuskers 7 10 0 140 31
Buffaloes 0 0 7 243 34
Overall record Last meeting Result
20–49–2 Sep. 8, 2018 W, 33–28

Air Force[edit]

1 2 3 4OT Total
Falcons 6 14 0 37 30
Buffaloes 10 0 0 130 23
Overall record Last meeting Result
12–5 Oct. 5, 1974 W, 28–27

at Arizona State[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Buffaloes 14 10 7 3 34
No. 24 Sun Devils 0 21 3 7 31
Overall record Last meeting Result
3–8 Oct. 6, 2018 W, 28–21

Arizona[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Wildcats 7 7 14 7 35
Buffaloes 3 17 7 3 30
Overall record Last meeting Result
14–7 Nov. 2, 2018 L, 34–42

at Oregon[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Buffaloes 3 0 0 0 3
No. 13 Ducks 7 17 14 7 45
Overall record Last meeting Result
9–12 Sep. 24, 2016 W, 41–38

at Washington State[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Buffaloes 3 0 7 0 10
Cougars 21 3 7 10 41
Overall record Last meeting Result
6–6 Nov. 10, 2018 L, 7–31

USC[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Trojans 7 7 7 14 35
Buffaloes 3 14 14 0 31
Overall record Last meeting Result
0–13 Oct. 13, 2018 L, 20–31

at UCLA[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Buffaloes 0 7 0 7 14
Bruins 17 0 7 7 31
Overall record Last meeting Result
4–10 Sep. 28, 2018 W, 38–16

Stanford[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Cardinal 3 3 0 7 13
Buffaloes 7 3 0 6 16
Overall record Last meeting Result
4–6 Oct. 22, 2016 W, 10–5

Washington[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Huskies 0
Buffaloes 0
Overall record Last meeting Result
5–12–1 Oct. 20, 2018 L, 13–27

at Utah[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Buffaloes 0
Utes 0
Overall record Last meeting Result
32–30–3 Nov. 17, 2018 L, 7–30

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Utah picked as Pac-12 favorite in preseason media poll". pac-12.com. July 24, 2019.
  2. ^ "2019 Colorado Football Schedule". FBSchedules.com. Retrieved February 25, 2019.