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1959 Colorado Buffaloes football
ConferenceBig Seven Conference
1959 record5–5 (3–3 Big 7)
Head coachSonny Grandelius (1st season)
Home stadiumFolsom Field
Seasons
← 1958
1960 →
1959 Big 7 football standings
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#15 Oklahoma 5 1 0     7 3 0
#18 Missouri 4 2 0     6 5 0
Colorado 3 3 0     5 5 0
Iowa State 3 3 0     7 3 0
Kansas 3 3 0     5 5 0
Nebraska 2 4 0     4 6 0
Kansas State 1 5 0     2 8 0
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1959 Colorado Buffaloes football team was an American football team that represented the University of Colorado during the 1959 college football season. Head coach Sonny Grandelius led the team to a 3–3 mark in the "Big 7" and 5–5 overall.[1]

Schedule

DateOpponentSiteResult
September 19Washington*L 12–21
September 26Baylor*
  • Folsom Field
  • Boulder, CO
L 7–15
October 3at OklahomaL 12–42
October 10at Kansas State
W 20–17
October 17Iowa State
  • Folsom Field
  • Boulder, CO
L 0–27
October 24at Arizona*W 18–0
October 31Missouri
  • Folsom Field
  • Boulder, CO
W 21–20
November 7Kansas
  • Folsom Field
  • Boulder, CO
W 27–14
November 14at NebraskaL 12–14
November 28Air Force*
  • Folsom Field
  • Boulder, CO
W 15–7
  • *Non-conference game
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game

References

  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.
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