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1984 Colorado Buffaloes football
ConferenceBig Eight Conference
1984 record1–10 (1–6 Big 8)
Head coachBill McCartney (3rd season)
Offensive coordinatorGerry DiNardo (1st season)
Offensive schemeSingle set back / split-back
Defensive coordinatorLou Tepper (2nd season)
Base defense3–4
MVPGeorge Smith
CaptainLee Rouson
CaptainGeorge Smith
Home stadiumFolsom Field
(Capacity: 51,463)
Seasons
← 1983
1985 →
1984 Big 8 football standings
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#4 Nebraska § 6 1 0     10 2 0
#6 Oklahoma § 6 1 0     9 2 1
#7 Oklahoma State 5 2 0     10 2 0
Kansas 4 3 0     5 6 0
Kansas State 2 4 1     3 7 1
Missouri 2 4 1     3 7 1
Colorado 1 6 0     1 10 0
Iowa State 0 5 2     2 7 2
§ – Conference co-champions
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1984 Colorado Buffaloes football team represented the University of Colorado at Boulder during the 1984 NCAA Division I-A football season. The season was marked by the trauma endured during the September 15 game versus Oregon as sophomore tight end Ed Reinhardt suffered a career-ending, life-threatening brain injury.

Schedule

DateOpponentSiteTVResultAttendance
September 8Michigan State*MH CableL 21–2435,825
September 15at Oregon*L 20–2725,048
September 22at Notre Dame*L 14–5559,075
September 29No. 17 UCLA*
  • Folsom Field
  • Boulder, Colorado
L 16–3338,925
October 6at MissouriKATZL 7–5238,662
October 13Iowa Statedagger
  • Folsom Field
  • Boulder, Colorado
WOIW 23–2136,762
October 20No. 5 Nebraska
  • Folsom Field
  • Boulder, Colorado (Rivalry)
L 7–2451,124
October 27at No. 10 Oklahoma StateKATZL 14–2047,800
November 3Kansas
  • Folsom Field
  • Boulder, Colorado
KOODL 27–2833,166
November 10at No. 9 OklahomaKTVYL 17–4238,888
November 17at Kansas StateL 6–3817,600
  • *Non-conference game
  • daggerHomecoming
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game

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Roster

1984 Colorado Buffaloes football team roster
Players Coaches
Offense
Pos. # Name Class
T 79 Ryan, PatPat Ryan So
Defense
Pos. # Name Class
Special teams
Pos. # Name Class
P 17 Brown, AllenAllen Brown Sr
Head coach
Coordinators/assistant coaches

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • (S) Suspended
  • (I) Ineligible
  • Injured Injured
  • Redshirt Redshirt

References

  1. 2011 Colorado football information guide


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