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1991 Colorado Buffaloes football
Big Eight co-champion
Blockbuster Bowl, L 25–30 vs. Alabama
ConferenceBig Eight Conference
Ranking
CoachesNo. 20
APNo. 20
1991 record8–3–1 (6–0–1 Big 8)
Head coachBill McCartney (10th season)
Defensive coordinatorMike Hankwitz (4th season)
Home stadiumFolsom Field
(Capacity: 51,748)
Seasons
← 1990
1992 →
1991 Big 8 football standings
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#15 Nebraska § 6 0 1     9 2 1
#20 Colorado § 6 0 1     8 3 1
#16 Oklahoma 5 2 0     9 3 0
Kansas State 4 3 0     7 4 0
Kansas 3 4 0     6 5 0
Iowa State 1 5 1     3 7 1
Missouri 1 6 0     3 7 1
Oklahoma State 0 6 1     0 10 1
§ – Conference co-champions
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1991 Colorado Buffaloes football team represented the University of Colorado at Boulder in the 1991 NCAA Division I FBS football season. The team was coached by 10th year head coach Bill McCartney, played their home games in Folsom Field in Boulder, Colorado, and were members of the Big Eight Conference. They finished with a record of 8–3–1 (6–0–1 Big 8) to finish as co-conference champions, and they lost to Alabama 30–25 in the 1991 Blockbuster Bowl. In the final AP Poll and Coaches' Poll, Colorado was ranked #20 in both polls.

ScheduleEdit

DateTimeOpponentRankSiteTVResultAttendance
September 75:30 PMWyoming*No. 12ESPNW 30–1352,155
September 1412:00 PMNo. 23 Baylor*No. 12
  • Folsom Field
  • Boulder, Colorado
KCNCL 14–1650,754
September 2112:00 PMMinnesota*No. 19
  • Folsom Field
  • Boulder, Colorado
KCNCW 58–052,147
September 281:30 PMat Stanford*No. 17ABCL 21–2857,394
October 1212:00 PMMissouriNo. 25
  • Folsom Field
  • Boulder, Colorado
KCNCW 55–752,315
October 191:30 PMat No. 12 OklahomaNo. 22ABCW 34–1772,926
October 2612:10 PMat Kansas StateNo. 16KCNCW 10–031,987
November 25:30 PMNo. 9 NebraskaNo. 15
ESPNT 19–1952,319
November 912:30 PMat Oklahoma StateNo. 14KCNCW 16–1225,000
November 1612:00 PMKansasNo. 16
  • Folsom Field
  • Boulder, Colorado
KCNCW 30–2451,768
November 2312:00 PMat Iowa StateNo. 15KCNCW 17–1436,256
December 287:00 PMvs. No. 8 Alabama*No. 15CBSL 25–3052,644
  • *Non-conference game
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game
[1]

Game summariesEdit

WyomingEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
#8 Buffaloes 9 7 7 7 30
Cowboys 10 3 0 0 13




BaylorEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
#7 Buffaloes 14 0 0 0 14
#24 Bears 7 3 3 3 16




MinnesotaEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
#15 Buffaloes 28 10 10 10 58
Golden Gophers 0 0 0 0 0




StanfordEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Cardinal 28 0 0 0 28
#11 Buffaloes 0 0 0 21 21




MissouriEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
#25 Buffaloes 20 14 14 7 55
Tigers 7 0 0 0 7




OklahomaEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
#2 Sooners 3 14 0 0 17
#20 Buffaloes 20 7 0 7 34




Kansas StateEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
#23 Wildcats 0 0 0 0 0
#19 Buffaloes 3 0 7 0 10




NebraskaEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
#15 Buffaloes 10 3 3 3 19
Cornhuskers 10 3 3 3 19




Oklahoma StateEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Cowboys 3 3 3 3 12
#22 Buffaloes 13 0 0 3 16




KansasEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
#20 Buffaloes 0 20 10 0 30
Jayhawks 3 14 7 0 24




Iowa StateEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
#19 Cyclones 7 7 0 0 14
#16 Buffaloes 0 10 7 0 17




Blockbuster BowlEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
#8 Crimson Tide 7 3 13 7 30
#15 Buffaloes 7 5 7 6 25




RosterEdit

1991 Colorado Buffaloes football team roster
Players Coaches
Offense
Pos. # Name Class
TE 88 Fauria, ChristianChristian Fauria Fr
Defense
Pos. # Name Class
LB 19 Biekert, GregGreg Biekert Jr
CB 13 Bradford, RonnieRonnie Bradford Jr
LB 34 Brown, ChadChad Brown Jr
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

ReferencesEdit

Template:Big Eight Conference football champions

External linksEdit


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