American Football Database
1909 Colorado Silver and Gold football
CFAC champion
ConferenceColorado Faculty Athletic Conference
1909 record6–0 (3–0 CFAC)
Head coachFred Folsom (9th season)
Home stadiumGamble Field
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Template:1909 Colorado Faculty Athletic Conference football standings The 1909 Colorado Silver and Gold football team was an American football team that represented the University of Colorado as a member of the Colorado Faculty Athletic Conference (CFAC) during the 1909 college football season. In its ninth season under head coach Fred Folsom, the team compiled a perfect 6–0 record (3–0 against CFAC members), won the conference championship, was unscored upon for the season, and outscored opponents by a total of 141 to 0.[1][2]

Colorado sustained a 21-game win streak that began on November 26, 1908, and ended on October 12, 1912. It remains the longest such streak in program history.[3]

The 1909 season was the first for the CFAC; it became the Rocky Mountain Conference for the following season.


October 2Boulder High School*
  • Gamble Field
  • Boulder, CO
W 3–0
October 9Colorado alumni*
  • Gamble Field
  • Boulder, CO
W 3–0
October 23Colorado Agricultural
  • Gamble Field
  • Boulder, CO
W 57–0
November 6New Mexico*
  • Gamble Field
  • Boulder, CO
W 53–0
November 13at Colorado College
  • Washburn Field
  • Colorado Springs, CO
W 9–0
November 25at Colorado MinesGolden, COW 16–0
  • *Non-conference game


  1. "2018 Colorado Football Media Guide". University of Colorado. 2018. pp. 154, 172. Retrieved January 26, 2019.
  2. "1909 Colorado Buffaloes Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved January 26, 2019.
  3. 2018 Colorado Football Media Guide, p. 254.

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