1954 Denver Pioneers football
Skyline champion
ConferenceSkyline Conference
CoachesNo. 18
1954 record9–1 (6–1 Skyline)
Head coachBob Blackman (2nd season)
Home stadiumHilltop Stadium
← 1953
1955 →

Template:1954 MSC football standings The 1954 Denver Pioneers football team represented the University of Denver in the Skyline Conference during the 1954 college football season. In their second season under head coach Bob Blackman, the Pioneers compiled a 9–1 record (6–1 against Skyline opponents), won the Skyline championship, were ranked No. 18 in the final AP Poll, and outscored all opponents by a total of 298 to 96.[1]

The 1954 team was inducted as a group into the University of Denver Athletic Hall of Fame in 2007. At the time, the group was "widely considered the greatest in DU history".[2]

Schedule[edit | edit source]

September 18at Colorado College*W 72–019,000[3][4]
September 25at Drake*W 33–13
October 2at WyomingL 21–23
October 8Montana
  • Hilltop Stadium
  • Denver, CO
W 19–13
October 16at UtahW 28–20
October 22Wichita
  • Hilltop Stadium
  • Denver, CO
W 27–14
October 29New Mexico
  • Hilltop Stadium
  • Denver, CO
W 19–6
November 6at BYUProvo, UTW 20–0
November 13at Utah StateLogan, UTW 25–7
November 25Colorado A&M
  • Hilltop Stadium
  • Denver, CO
W 34–023,902[5]
  • *Non-conference game

References[edit | edit source]

Template:Skyline Conference (1938–1962) football champions

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