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1961 Colorado Buffaloes Roster

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Record: 9-2, .818 W-L% (8th of 111) ▪ Rank: 7th in Final AP Poll
Conference: Big 8 (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Everett Grandelius (9-2)

PS/G: 16.7 (46th of 111) ▪ PA/G: 9.5 (18th of 111)
SRS: 12.94 (15th of 111) ▪ SOS: 5.03 (38th of 111)

Bowl Game: Lost Orange Bowl 25-7 versus Louisiana State

  • Roster includes most starters and key reserves.
  • Starters are marked with an asterisk (*).
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Partial Roster

Rk Player Class Pos Summary
1 Gale Weidner* QB 74 Cmp, 162 Att, 1101 Yds, 8 TD
2 Frank Montera QB 3 Cmp, 11 Att, 69 Yds, 0 TD
3 Pat Young QB 1 Cmp, 1 Att, 12 Yds, 0 TD
4 Ed Coleman* RB 16 Att, 59 Yds, 3.7 Avg
5 Loren Schweninger* RB 122 Att, 512 Yds, 4.2 Avg
6 Ted Woods* RB 107 Att, 525 Yds, 4.9 Avg
7 Claude Crabb RB 10 Att, 28 Yds, 2.8 Avg
8 Bill Harris RB 82 Att, 434 Yds, 5.3 Avg
9 Jon Mars RB 6 Att, 12 Yds, 2.0 Avg
10 Larry Mavity RB 38 Att, 183 Yds, 4.8 Avg
11 Leon Mavity RB
12 Noble Milton RB 15 Att, 62 Yds, 4.1 Avg
13 Ted Somerville RB 28 Att, 141 Yds, 5.0 Avg
14 Ken Blair* WR 10 Rec, 200 Yds, 20.0 Avg
15 Jerry Hillebrand* WR 17 Rec, 282 Yds, 16.6 Avg
16 Jack Hold WR 1 Rec, 6 Yds, 6.0 Avg
17 Charlie McBride WR 5 Rec, 117 Yds, 23.4 Avg
18 John Meadows WR
19 Charley Moriss WR 1 Rec, 12 Yds, 12.0 Avg
20 John Denvir* OL
21 Bill Frank* OL
22 Ralph Heck* OL
23 Walt Klinker* OL
24 Joe Romig* OL
25 Jim Perkins OL
26 Robert Johnson DB