1967 Colorado Buffaloes football
Bluebonnet Bowl champion
ConferenceBig Eight Conference
Ranking
CoachesNo. 13
1967 record9–2 (5–2 Big 8)
Head coachEddie Crowder (5th season)
Home stadiumFolsom Field
Seasons
← 1966
1968 →
1967 Big 8 football standings
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#3 Oklahoma 7 0 0     10 1 0
Colorado 5 2 0     9 2 0
Kansas 5 2 0     5 5 0
Missouri 4 3 0     7 3 0
Nebraska 3 4 0     6 4 0
Oklahoma State 3 4 0     4 5 1
Iowa State 1 6 0     2 8 0
Kansas State 0 7 0     1 9 0
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1967 Colorado Buffaloes football team represented the University of Colorado at Boulder in the 1967 college football season. The Buffaloes scored 245 points and allowed 113 points. Led by head coach Eddie Crowder, they had a 8–2 record in the regular season and won the Bluebonnet Bowl.

Colorado played in the inaugural game at Autzen Stadium in Eugene, Oregon, a 17–13 victory over the Oregon Ducks.[1]

Schedule[edit | edit source]

DateOpponentRankSiteTVResultAttendance
September 16Baylor*No. 10W 27–731,400
September 23at Oregon*No. 9ABCW 17–1327,500
October 7Iowa StateNo. 8
  • Folsom Field
  • Boulder, Colorado
W 34–043,304
October 14No. 17 MissouriNo. 6
  • Folsom Field
  • Boulder, Colorado
W 23–944,517
October 21at No. 13 NebraskaNo. 4W 21–1665,766
October 28Oklahoma StateNo. 3
  • Folsom Field
  • Boulder, Colorado
L 7–1042,200
November 4at No. 15 OklahomaNo. 9L 0–2361,106
November 11Kansas
  • Folsom Field
  • Boulder, Colorado
W 12–838,581
November 18at Kansas StateNo. 19W 40–614,500
November 25at Air Force*No. 17W 33–028,835
December 23vs. No. 18 Miami (FL)*No. 14ABCW 31–2130,156
  • *Non-conference game
  • Rankings from AP Poll

NFL Draft[edit | edit source]

Seven Buffaloes were selected in the 1968 NFL/AFL Draft, the second common draft, which lasted seventeen rounds (462 selections).

Player Position Round Pick NFL club
Dick Anderson Safety 3 73 Miami Dolphins
Larry Plantz Wide receiver 12 326 Oakland Raiders
Bill Harris Running back 13 329 Atlanta Falcons
Charlie Greer Defensive back 13 330 Denver Broncos
John Farler Wide receiver 14 380 Green Bay Packers
Wilmer Cooks Running back 15 384 New Orleans Saints
Frank Bosch Defensive tackle 17 446 Washington Redskins
Source:[2]

References[edit | edit source]

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