|1951 Denver Pioneers football|
|Conference||Mountain States Conference|
|1951 record||6–4 (4–3 MSC)|
|Head coach||Johnny Baker (4th season)|
|Home stadium||DU Stadium|
Template:1951 MSC football standings The 1951 Denver Pioneers football team was an American football team that represented the University of Denver in the Mountain States Conference (MSC) during the 1951 college football season. In its fourth season under head coach Johnny Baker, the team compiled a 6–4 record (4–3 against MSC opponents), finished third in the conference, and outscored opponents by a total of 283 to 133.
Schedule[edit | edit source]
|September 15||Colorado College*||W 41–0|
|September 22||Drake*||L 7–20|
|September 29||at Wyoming||L 14–20|
|October 6||Montana||W 55–0|||
|October 13||New Mexico||W 33–17|
|October 20||at Utah||L 14–17|
|October 27||BYU||W 56–6||12,359|||
|November 10||at No. 19 Pacific (CA)*||W 35–33|
|November 17||Utah State||L 7–14|
|November 24||Colorado A&M||W 21–6|
References[edit | edit source]
- "1951 Denver Pioneers Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. https://www.sports-reference.com/cfb/schools/denver/1951-schedule.html. Retrieved January 24, 2019.
- "Denver University Eleven Drubs Montana Grizzlies by 55-0 Count". The Billings Gazette: p. 17. October 7, 1951. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/27607682/denver_university_eleven_drubs_montana/.
- "Punchless Cougars Mauled by Denver Pioneers, 56-6". The Sunday Herald (Provo, Utah): p. 7. October 28, 1951. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/26616250/punchless_cougars_mauled_by_denver/.