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1977 Colorado Buffaloes football
ConferenceBig Eight Conference
1977 record7–3–1 (3–3–1 Big 8)
Head coachBill Mallory (4th season)
Offensive coordinatorGeorge Belu
Offensive schemeI formation
Defensive coordinatorBob Reublin
Base defense5–2
MVPJames Mayberry
CaptainBrian Cabral
CaptainTom Perry
CaptainLeon White
Home stadiumFolsom Field
Seasons
← 1976
1978 →
1977 Big 8 football standings
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#7 Oklahoma 7 0 0     10 2 0
Iowa State 5 2 0     8 4 0
#12 Nebraska 5 2 0     9 3 0
Colorado 3 3 1     7 3 1
Missouri 3 4 0     4 7 0
Kansas 2 4 1     4 6 1
Oklahoma State 2 5 0     4 7 0
Kansas State 0 7 0     2 9 0
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1977 Colorado Buffaloes football team represented the University of Colorado Boulder in the Big Eight Conference during the 1977 NCAA Division I football season. Led by fourth-year head coach Bill Mallory, the Buffaloes were 7–3–1 overall and 3–3–1 in the Big 8.

Colorado was a defending conference co-champion and won its first five games to reach third in the polls in October, its highest rank in five years. A disappointing 2–3–1 finish knocked them out of a bowl berth.

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentRankSiteTVResultAttendance
September 10Stanford*No. 12W 27–2150,482
September 17Kent State*No. 12
  • Folsom Field
  • Boulder, Colorado
W 42–046,164
September 24New Mexico*No. 8
  • Folsom Field
  • Boulder, Colorado
W 42–747,152
October 1at Army*No. 7W 31–034,548
October 8Oklahoma StateNo. 6
  • Folsom Field
  • Boulder, Colorado
W 29–1352,904
October 15at KansasNo. 3T 17–1739,320
October 22at No. 18 NebraskaNo. 7L 15–3376,486
October 29MissouridaggerNo. 15
  • Folsom Field
  • Boulder, Colorado
L 14–2452,908
November 5at No. 19 Iowa StateW 12–750,000
November 12at No. 3 OklahomaABCL 14–5271,184
November 19Kansas State
  • Folsom Field
  • Boulder, Colorado
W 23–043,873
  • *Non-conference game
  • daggerHomecoming
  • Rankings from AP Poll
Source:[1]

RosterEdit

1977 Colorado Buffaloes football team roster
Players Coaches
Offense
Pos. # Name Class
RB 21 Kozlowski, MikeMike Kozlowski Jr
T 79 Brock, StanStan Brock So
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

ReferencesEdit

  1. 2011 Colorado football information guide.


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