|1923 Colorado Agricultural Aggies football|
|Conference||Rocky Mountain Conference|
|1923 record||5–2–1 (5–1–1 RMC)|
|Head coach||Harry W. Hughes (13th season)|
|Home stadium||Colorado Field|
Template:1923 Rocky Mountain Conference football standings The 1923 Colorado Agricultural Aggies football team represented Colorado Agricultural College (now known as Colorado State University) in the Rocky Mountain Conference (RMC) during the 1923 college football season. In their 13th season under head coach Harry W. Hughes, the Aggies compiled a 5–2–1 record, tied for second place in the RMC, and outscored all opponents by a total of 121 to 35. The team played its home games at Colorado Field in Fort Collins, Colorado.
On Thanksgiving, November 27, 1923, Colorado Agricultural met Colorado in Fort Collins for their annual rivalry game. Both teams were undefeated against conference opponents, and the winner would be crowned as the conference champion. Colorado won by a 6–3 score as neither team scored a touchdown, and both teams were limited to field goals. Colorado kicked the final, game-winning field goal with only 45 seconds remaining in the game.
On November 30, 1923, the All-Rocky Mountain Conference football team selected by the conference coaches was announced. Three Colorado Agricultural players were named to the first team: Houser at halfback; Bain at guard; and Weigle at tackle. Between them, Colorado and Colorado Agricultural accounted for seven of the eleven first-team selections.
Schedule[edit | edit source]
|September 29||Wyoming||W 33–0|
|October 6||at Chicago||L 0–10|
|October 13||BYU||W 14–6|
|October 20||at Colorado College||Colorado Springs, CO||T 6–6|
|October 27||at Utah Agricultural||W 26–7|||
|November 10||Denver||W 25–0|
|November 17||at Colorado Mines||W 14–0|
|November 28||Colorado||L 3–6|||
References[edit | edit source]
- "1923 Colorado State Rams Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. https://www.sports-reference.com/cfb/schools/colorado-state/1923-schedule.html. Retrieved December 21, 2018.
- "2017 Colorado State Football Media Guide". Colorado State University. 2017. pp. 162, 170. https://s3.amazonaws.com/sidearm.sites/csurams.com/documents/2017/8/21/G145_174_2017FBmg.pdf. Retrieved December 21, 2018.
- "Colorado Winner Mountain Title". The Anaconda Standard: p. 7. November 30, 1923. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/31141410/colorado_winner_mountain_title/.
- "Quinlan's Toe Counts Title For Colorado". The Great Falls Tribune: p. 6. November 30, 1923. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/31151165/quinlans_toe_counts_title_for_colorado/.
- "Utah Fares Ill In All-Star Selection". The Salt Lake Tribune: p. 14. December 1, 1923. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/31152433/utah_fares_ill_in_allstar_selection/.
- "Colorado Aggies Easily Defeat Utah Farmers by 26 to 7 Score: Floyd Thomas, Logan Star Is Hero of Great Contest". Salt Lake Telegram: p. 6. October 28, 1923. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/26418630/colorado_aggies_easily_defeat_utah/.