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1974 Colorado Buffaloes football
ConferenceBig Eight Conference
1974 record5–6 (3–4 Big 8)
Head coachBill Mallory (1st season)
Home stadiumFolsom Field
Seasons
← 1973
1975 →
1974 Big 8 football standings
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#1 Oklahoma 7 0 0     11 0 0
#9 Nebraska 5 2 0     9 3 0
Missouri 5 2 0     7 4 0
Oklahoma State 4 3 0     7 5 0
Colorado 3 4 0     5 6 0
Iowa State 2 5 0     4 7 0
Kansas 1 6 0     4 7 0
Kansas State 1 6 0     4 7 0
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.[1][2] The team played its home games at Folsom Field in Boulder, Colorado.

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentSiteResult
September 14at No. 9 LSU*L 14–42
September 21at No. 6 Michigan*L 0–31
September 28No. 11 Wisconsin*W 24–21
October 5at Air Force*W 28–27
October 12Iowa State
  • Folsom Field
  • Boulder, CO
W 34–7
October 19No. 2 Oklahoma
  • Folsom Field
  • Boulder, CO
L 14–49
October 26at MissouriL 24–30
November 2No. 9 Nebraska
L 15–31
November 9Kansas
  • Folsom Field
  • Boulder, CO
W 17–16
November 16at No. 18 Oklahoma StateW 37–20
November 23at Kansas StateL 19–33
  • *Non-conference game
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game

ReferencesEdit

  1. "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.
  2. "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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