|1961 Colorado Buffaloes football|
Big Eight champion
|Conference||Big Eight Conference|
|1961 record||9–2 (7–0 Big 8)|
|Head coach||Sonny Grandelius (3rd season)|
|Home stadium||Folsom Field|
|1961 Big 8 football standings|
|Rankings from AP Poll|
The 1961 Colorado Buffaloes football team was an American football team that represented the University of Colorado during the 1961 college football season. Head coach Sonny Grandelius led the team to a 7–0 mark in the "Big 8" and 9–2 overall.
|September 30||Oklahoma State||W 24–0|
|October 7||Kansas||W 20–19|
|October 13||at Miami (FL)*||W 9–7|
|October 21||at Kansas State||No. 9||W 13–0|
|October 28||at Oklahoma||No. 10||W 22–14|
|November 4||No. 10 Missouri||No. 8||W 7–6|
|November 11||Utah*||No. 8||L 12–21|
|November 18||at Nebraska||No. 8||W 7–0|
|November 25||Iowa State||No. 7||W 34–0|
|December 2||Air Force*||No. 7||W 29–12|
|January 1||vs. No. 4 LSU*||No. 7||L 7–25|
- ↑ "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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