|1974 Colorado Buffaloes football|
|Conference||Big Eight Conference|
|1974 record||5–6 (3–4 Big 8)|
|Head coach||Bill Mallory (1st season)|
|Home stadium||Folsom Field|
|1974 Big 8 football standings|
|Rankings from AP Poll|
The 1974 Colorado Buffaloes football team was an American football team that represented the University of Colorado at Boulder in the Big Eight Conference (Big 8) during the 1974 NCAA Division I football season. In their first season under head coach Bill Mallory, the Buffaloes compiled a 5–6 record (3–4 against Big 8 opponents), finished in fifth place in the Big 8, and were outscored by their opponents, 307 to 226. The team played its home games at Folsom Field in Boulder, Colorado.
|September 14||at No. 9 LSU*||L 14–42|
|September 21||at No. 6 Michigan*||L 0–31|
|September 28||No. 11 Wisconsin*||W 24–21|
|October 5||at Air Force*||W 28–27|
|October 12||Iowa State||W 34–7|
|October 19||No. 2 Oklahoma||L 14–49|
|October 26||at Missouri||L 24–30|
|November 2||No. 9 Nebraska||L 15–31|
|November 9||Kansas||W 17–16|
|November 16||at No. 18 Oklahoma State||W 37–20|
|November 23||at Kansas State||L 19–33|
- "1974 Colorado Buffaloes Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. https://www.sports-reference.com/cfb/schools/colorado/1974-schedule.html. Retrieved September 14, 2016.
- "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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