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1981 Colorado Buffaloes football
ConferenceBig Eight Conference
1981 record3–8 (2–5 Big 8)
Head coachChuck Fairbanks (3rd season)
Home stadiumFolsom Field
(Capacity: 51,463)
Seasons
← 1980
1982 →
1981 Big 8 football standings
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#11 Nebraska 7 0 0     9 3 0
#20 Oklahoma 4 2 1     7 4 1
Kansas 4 3 0     7 5 0
Oklahoma State 4 3 0     7 5 0
#19 Missouri 3 4 0     8 4 0
Iowa State 2 4 1     5 5 1
Colorado 2 5 0     3 8 0
Kansas State 1 6 0     2 9 0
† – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1981 Colorado Buffaloes football team represented the University of Colorado at Boulder during the 1981 NCAA Division I-A football season. It was Chuck Fairbanks' final season as head coach.

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentSiteResultAttendance
September 12Texas Tech*W 45–2734,884
September 19Washington State*
  • Folsom Field
  • Boulder, Colorado
L 10–1435,277
September 26No. 11 BYU*
  • Folsom Field
  • Boulder, Colorado
L 20–4143,259
October 3at No. 16 UCLA*L 7–2740,347
October 10at NebraskaL 0–5976,168
October 17Oklahoma State
  • Folsom Field
  • Boulder, Colorado
W 11–1036,101
October 24at No. 14 Iowa StateL 10–1750,103
October 31at No. 19 OklahomaL 0–4975,638
November 7Missouri
  • Folsom Field
  • Boulder, Colorado
L 14–3035,782
November 14at KansasL 0–2731,500
November 21Kansas State
  • Folsom Field
  • Boulder, Colorado
W 24–2123,921
  • *Non-conference game
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game

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RosterEdit

1981 Colorado Buffaloes football team roster
Players Coaches
Offense
Pos. # Name Class
C 51 Umphrey, RichRich Umphrey Sr
Defense
Pos. # Name Class
SS 31 Donaldson, JeffJeff Donaldson So
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. College Football @ Sports-Reference.comTemplate:Full citation needed
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