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1972 Colorado Buffaloes football
Gator Bowl, L 3–24 vs. Auburn
ConferenceBig Eight Conference
Ranking
CoachesNo. T–14
APNo. 16
1972 record8–4 (4–3 Big 8)
Head coachEddie Crowder (10th season)
Offensive schemeSlot-I triple option
Defensive coordinatorDan Radakovich (1st season)
Base defense4–4
MVPJohn Stearns
CaptainCullen Bryant
CaptainRick Kay
CaptainChuck Mandrill
Home stadiumFolsom Field
Seasons
← 1971
1973 →
1972 Big 8 football standings
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#2 Oklahoma 6 1 0     11 1 0
#4 Nebraska 5 1 1     9 2 1
#16 Colorado 4 3 0     8 4 0
Oklahoma State 4 3 0     6 5 0
Missouri 3 4 0     6 6 0
Iowa State 2 4 1     5 6 1
Kansas 2 5 0     4 7 0
Kansas State 1 6 0     3 8 0
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1972 Colorado Buffaloes football team represented the University of Colorado at Boulder during the 1972 NCAA University Division football season.

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentRankSiteTVResultAttendance
September 9California*No. 2W 20–1050,751
September 16Cincinnati*No. 2
  • Folsom Field
  • Boulder, Colorado
W 56–1450,171
September 23at Minnesota*No. 3W 38–642,703
September 30at Oklahoma StateNo. 3L 6–3138,500
October 7at Kansas StateNo. 12W 38–1740,000
October 14No. 18 Iowa StatedaggerNo. 13
  • Folsom Field
  • Boulder, Colorado
W 34–2251,668
October 21No. 2 OklahomaNo. 9
  • Folsom Field
  • Boulder, Colorado
ABCW 20–1452,022
October 28at MissouriNo. 7L 17–2055,550
November 4No. 3 NebraskaNo. 15
  • Folsom Field
  • Boulder, Colorado (rivalry)
ABCL 10–3352,128
November 11KansasNo. 16
  • Folsom Field
  • Boulder, Colorado
W 33–850,304
November 18at Air Force*No. 15W 38–747,191
December 28vs. No. 6 Auburn*No. 13ABCL 3–2471,114
  • *Non-conference game
  • daggerHomecoming
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game

Source:[1]

RosterEdit

  • TE J.V. Cain, Jr.

Game summariesEdit

OklahomaEdit

#2 Oklahoma at Colorado
by Quarter1234 Total
Oklahoma 0 7 0 7 14
Colorado 0 0 14 6 20


ReferencesEdit

  1. 2011 Colorado football information guide.

External linksEdit


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