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1947 Colorado Buffaloes football
ConferenceMountain States Conference
1947 record4–5 (3–3 MSC)
Head coachJames J. Yeager (2nd season)
Home stadiumFolsom Field
Seasons
← 1946
1948 →

Template:1947 MSC football standings The 1947 Colorado Buffaloes football team was an American football team that represented the University of Colorado during the 1947 college football season. Head coach James J. Yeager led the team to a 3–3 mark in the MSC and 4–5 overall.[1]

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentSiteResultAttendanceSource
September 27at Iowa State*W 7–08,500[2]
October 4at Army*L 0–4721,000[3]
October 11Missouri*L 0–21[4]
October 18BYU
  • Folsom Field
  • Boulder, CO
W 9–712,000[5]
October 25at Colorado A&MW 14–712,500[6]
November 1Utah
L 7–1322,000[7]
November 8at Utah State
L 12–358,000[8]
November 15Wyoming
  • Folsom Field
  • Boulder, CO
W 21–6< 10,000[9]
November 27at DenverL 20–2628,000[10]
  • *Non-conference game

ReferencesEdit

  1. "2015 Media Guide". Colorado Athletic Department. 2015. pp. 128–130. http://sidearm.sites.s3.amazonaws.com/cubuffs.com/documents/2015/8/5/part_2_127-233.pdf. Retrieved September 13, 2016.
  2. Norm Coder (September 28, 1947). "Colorado Nips I.S.C., 7-0". The Des Moines Register: p. V-1. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/28357642/colorado_nips_isc_70/.
  3. "Army Shackles Colorado, 47-0". The Daily News (New York City): p. 100. October 5, 1947. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/28357797/army_shackles_colorado_470/.
  4. "Missouri Hands Colorado First Home Loss in 8". St. Louis Post-Dispatch: p. 1C. October 12, 1947. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/28357963/missouri_hands_colorado_first_home_loss/.
  5. "Cowboys Bow to Colorado in 9-7 Tilt: Last Second Field Goal Is Colorado Margin Of Victory Over Fumble-Happy Cougars". The Sunday Herald: p. 10. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/28330804/cowboys_bow_to_colorado_in_97_tilt/.
  6. "Colorado Tips Coloags, 14-7". The Salt Lake Tribune: p. 4B. October 26, 1947. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/26423826/colorado_tips_coloags_147/.
  7. "Utah Defeats Colorado, 13 to 7, For Fourth Straight Conquest of Big 7 Campaign". The Ogden Standard-Examiner: p. 14A. November 2, 1947. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/28358127/utah_defeats_colorado_13_to_7_for/.
  8. "Utags Impressive In 35-12 Victory Over Buff Team". The Sunday Herald (Provo, Utah): p. 10. November 9, 1947. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/28358298/utags_impressive_in_3512_victory_over/.
  9. "Buffs' Passing in Second Period Defeats Wyoming". The Casper Tribune-Herald: p. 12. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/28358475/buffs_passing_in_second_period_defeats/.
  10. "Denver Wins Last Go With Colorado". The Montana Standard: p. 8. November 28, 1947. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/28358590/denver_wins_last_go_with_colorado/.
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