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1968 Colorado Buffaloes football
ConferenceBig Eight Conference
1968 record4–6 (3–4 Big 8)
Head coachEddie Crowder (6th season)
Offensive schemeSwitching T / Slot-I triple option
Defensive coordinatorDon James (1st season)
Base defense5–2
MVPMike Schnitker
CaptainRocky Martin
CaptainMike Montler
CaptainMike Schnitker
Home stadiumFolsom Field
Seasons
← 1967
1969 →
1968 Big 8 football standings
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#7 Kansas 6 1 0     9 2 0
#11 Oklahoma 6 1 0     7 4 0
#9 Missouri 5 2 0     8 3 0
Nebraska 3 4 0     6 4 0
Colorado 3 4 0     4 6 0
Kansas State 2 5 0     4 6 0
Oklahoma State 2 5 0     3 7 0
Iowa State 1 6 0     3 7 0
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1968 Colorado Buffaloes football team represented the University of Colorado at Boulder during the 1968 college football season. This Colorado squad featured 18 sophomores on the two-deep depth chart and endured an up-and-down season, including the second straight win over Oklahoma in Boulder but also the first loss to Air Force in five years.

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentSiteTVResultAttendance
September 21Oregon*W 28–744,723
September 28at California*ABCL 0–1027,500
October 5at Iowa StateW 28–1824,500
October 12at MissouriL 14–2750,705
October 19Kansas State
  • Folsom Field
  • Boulder, Colorado
W 37–1432,500
October 26Oklahomadagger
  • Folsom Field
  • Boulder, Colorado
W 41–2747,724
November 2at No. 3 KansasL 14–2744,500
November 9at Oklahoma StateL 17–3417,500
November 16Nebraska
L 6–2248,327
November 23Air Force*
  • Folsom Field
  • Boulder, Colorado
L 35–3842,300
  • *Non-conference game
  • daggerHomecoming
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game

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PersonnelEdit

RosterEdit

1968 Colorado Buffaloes football team roster
Players Coaches
Offense
Pos. # Name Class
QB/RB 11 Anderson, BobbyBobby Anderson Jr
Defense
Pos. # Name Class
Special teams
Pos. # Name Class
Head coach
Coordinators/assistant coaches

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • (S) Suspended
  • (I) Ineligible
  • Cruz Roja.svg Injured
  • Redshirt.svg Redshirt

Roster

Coaching staffEdit

  • Head Coach: Eddie Crowder
  • Assistants: Ken Blair (offense), Pat Culpepper (defense), Chet Franklin (offense), Don James (defense), Jim Mora (defense), Steve Ortmayer (offense), Augie Tamariello (offense), Dan Stavely (freshman)

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ReferencesEdit

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