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1987 Colorado Buffaloes football team

1987 Colorado Buffaloes football
Conference Big Eight Conference
1987 record 7–4 (4–3 Big 8)
Head coach Bill McCartney
Offensive coordinator Gerry DiNardo
Offensive scheme Wishbone
Defensive coordinator Lou Tepper
Base defense 3-4
MVP Mickey Pruitt
Captain Mark Hatcher
Captain Barry Helton
Captain Mickey Pruitt
Home stadium Folsom Field
(Capacity: 51,463)
1987 Big 8 football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#3 Oklahoma 7 0 0     11 1 0
#6 Nebraska 6 1 0     10 2 0
#11 Oklahoma State 5 2 0     10 2 0
Colorado 4 3 0     7 4 0
Missouri 3 4 0     5 6 0
Iowa State 2 5 0     3 8 0
Kansas 0 6 1     1 9 1
Kansas State 0 6 1     0 10 1
† – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1987 Colorado Buffaloes football team represented the University of Colorado at Boulder during the 1987 NCAA Division I-A football season.

Schedule

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
September 12 12:00 PM Oregon* Folsom FieldBoulder, CO KCNC L 7–10   40,521
September 19 12:00 PM Stanford* Folsom Field • Boulder, CO KCNC W 31–17   45,073
September 26 1:00 PM Washington State* Folsom Field • Boulder, CO W 26–17   43,527
October 3 1:00 PM at Colorado State* Hughes StadiumFort Collins, CO (Rocky Mountain Showdown) W 29–16   38,129
October 10 1:00 PM at #19 Oklahoma State Lewis FieldStillwater, OK L 17–42   42,800
October 17 12:00 PM Kansasdagger Folsom Field • Boulder, CO KCNC W 35–10   43,514
October 24 5:30 PM at #1 Oklahoma Oklahoma Memorial StadiumNorman, OK ESPN L 6–24   75,004
October 31 12:30 PM at Iowa State Cyclone StadiumAmes, IA W 42–10   34,920
November 7 12:00 PM Missouri Folsom Field • Boulder, CO KCNC W 27–10   44,050
November 21 12:10 PM at Kansas State KSU StadiumManhattan, KS W 41–0   12,500
November 28 2:00 PM #5 Nebraska Folsom Field • Boulder, CO (Rivalry) ESPN L 7–24   52,026
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll. All times are in Mountain Time.

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References

  1. ^ 2011 Colorado football information guide
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