American Football Database
1935 Colorado Buffaloes football
RMC champion
ConferenceRocky Mountain Conference
1935 record5–4 (5–1 RMC)
Head coachBunny Oakes (1st season)
Home stadiumColorado Stadium
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Template:1935 Rocky Mountain Conference football standings The 1935 Colorado Buffaloes football team was an American football team that represented the University of Colorado as a member of the Rocky Mountain Conference (RMC) during the 1935 college football season. In its first season under head coach Bunny Oakes, the team compiled a 5–4 record (5–1 against RMC opponents), won the conference championship, and outscored all opponents by a total of 140 to 47.[1][2]

Quarterback Kayo Lam led the team with 1,043 rushing yards and 286 passing yards.[3] Lam was also the team's punter and punter. He averaged 40.2 yards on 32 punts and 19.4 yard on 25 returns.[4] On October 19, 1935, Lam rushed 226 yards and four touchdowns on only seven carries for a school record 32.29 yards per carry.[5]


  1. "2018 Colorado Football Media Guide". University of Colorado. 2018. pp. 154, 172. Retrieved January 26, 2019.
  2. "1935 Colorado Buffaloes Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved January 26, 2019.
  3. 2018 Colorado Football Media Guide, p. 207.
  4. 2018 Colorado Football Media Guide, pp. 208-209.
  5. 2018 Colorado Football Media Guide, p. 214.

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