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1956 Colorado Buffaloes Schedule and Results

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Record: 8-2-1, .773 W-L% (21st of 111) ▪ Rank: 20th in Final AP Poll
Conference: Big 7 (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Dallas Ward (8-2-1)

PS/G: 26.7 (6th of 111) ▪ PA/G: 13.0 (44th of 111)
SRS: 9.43 (29th of 111) ▪ SOS: -0.39 (62nd of 111)

Bowl Game: Won Orange Bowl 27-21 versus Clemson

AP Poll Summary

Pre 9/24 10/1 10/8 10/15 10/22 10/29 11/5 11/12 11/19 11/26 Final
              18   20 19 20

11 Games

G Date Day School Opponent Conf Pts Opp W L T Streak Notes
1 Sep 22, 1956 Sat Colorado Oregon PCC L 0 35 0 1 0 L 1
2 Sep 29, 1956 Sat Colorado Kansas State Big 7 W 34 0 1 1 0 W 1
3 Oct 6, 1956 Sat Colorado @ Kansas Big 7 W 26 25 2 1 0 W 2
4 Oct 13, 1956 Sat Colorado Colorado State Skyline W 47 7 3 1 0 W 3
5 Oct 20, 1956 Sat Colorado @ Iowa State Big 7 W 52 0 4 1 0 W 4
6 Oct 27, 1956 Sat Colorado Nebraska Big 7 W 16 0 5 1 0 W 5
7 Nov 3, 1956 Sat Colorado (1) Oklahoma Big 7 L 19 27 5 2 0 L 1
8 Nov 10, 1956 Sat (18) Colorado @ Missouri Big 7 T 14 14 5 2 1 T 1
9 Nov 17, 1956 Sat Colorado @ Utah Skyline W 21 7 6 2 1 W 1
10 Nov 24, 1956 Sat (20) Colorado @ Arizona BIAA W 38 7 7 2 1 W 2
11 Jan 1, 1957 Tue (19) Colorado N Clemson ACC W 27 21 8 2 1 W 3 Orange Bowl (Miami, FL)