1953 Colorado Buffaloes football
ConferenceBig Eight Conference
1953 record6–4 (2–4 Big 7)
Head coachDallas Ward (6th season)
Offensive schemeSingle-wing
Base defense5-3
CaptainGame captains
Home stadiumFolsom Field
Seasons
← 1952
1954 →
1953 Big 7 football standings
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#4 Oklahoma 6 0 0     9 1 1
Kansas State 4 2 0     6 3 1
Missouri 4 2 0     6 4 0
Colorado 2 4 0     6 4 0
Nebraska 2 4 0     3 6 1
Kansas 2 4 0     2 8 0
Iowa State 1 5 0     2 7 0
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1953 Colorado Buffaloes football team represented the University of Colorado during the 1953 college football season. The Buffaloes responded from four straight losses in the middle of season to finish with four straight victories, including wins over rivals Utah and Colorado State.

Schedule[edit | edit source]

DateOpponentSiteResultAttendance
September 19at Washington*W 21–2031,000
September 26Arizona*W 20–1424,500
October 3Missouri
  • Folsom Field
  • Boulder, Colorado
L 16–2723,840
October 10Kansas
  • Folsom Field
  • Boulder, Colorado
L 21–2724,300
October 17at Kansas StateL 14–2814,000
October 24at No. 9 OklahomaL 20–2736,565
October 31Iowa Statedagger
  • Folsom Field
  • Boulder, Colorado
W 41–3422,500
November 7Utah*
  • Folsom Field
  • Boulder, Colorado (Rivalry)
W 21–018,500
November 14at NebraskaW 14–1036,000
November 28at Colorado A&M*W 13–77,549
  • *Non-conference game
  • daggerHomecoming
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game

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Awards[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. 2011 Colorado football information guide.
  2. 2011 Colorado football information guide.
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