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1971 Colorado State Rams football
ConferenceWestern Athletic Conference
1971 record3–8 (1–4 WAC)
Head coachJerry Wampfler (2nd season)
Home stadiumHughes Stadium
Seasons
← 1970
1972 →
1971 WAC football standings
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
No. 8 Arizona State 7 0 0     11 1 0
New Mexico 5 1 0     6 3 2
Arizona 3 3 0     5 6 0
BYU 3 4 0     5 6 0
Wyoming 3 4 0     5 6 0
Utah 3 4 0     3 8 0
Colorado State 1 4 0     3 8 0
UTEP 1 6 0     5 6 0
† – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1971 Colorado State Rams football team was an American football team that represented Colorado State University in the Western Athletic Conference (WAC) during the 1971 NCAA University Division football season. In its first season under head coach Jerry Wampfler, the team compiled a 3–8 record (1–4 against WAC opponents).

Colorado State's senior running back, Lawrence McCutcheon, rushed for 1,112 yards and caught 19 passes for 197 yards.[1] McCutcheon later played ten seasons in the National Football League and appeared in five Pro Bowls.

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentSiteResult
September 18at BYUL 14–54
September 25at Idaho*L 0–10
October 2at WyomingL 6–17
October 9Arizona StateL 0–42
October 16at UtahL 16–42
October 23Air Force
L 12–17
October 30Utah State*
  • Hughes Stadium
  • Fort Collins, CO
L 17–18
November 6at Wichita State*L 14–34
November 13West Texas State*
  • Hughes Stadium
  • Fort Collins, CO
W 36–14
November 20at UTEPW 24–7
November 27New Mexico State*
  • Hughes Stadium
  • Fort Collins, CO
W 38–21
  • *Non-conference game
[2]

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