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1961 Colorado Buffaloes Schedule and Results

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Record: 9-2, .818 W-L% (8th of 111) ▪ Rank: 7th in Final AP Poll
Conference: Big 8  ▪ Conference Record: 7-0 (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

AP Poll Summary

Pre 9/25 10/2 10/9 10/16 10/23 10/30 11/6 11/13 11/20 11/27 Final
        9 10 8 8 8 7 6 7

11 Games

G Date Day School Opponent Conf Pts Opp W L T Streak Notes
1 Sep 30, 1961 Sat Colorado Oklahoma State Big 8 W 24 0 1 0 0 W 1
2 Oct 7, 1961 Sat Colorado Kansas Big 8 W 20 19 2 0 0 W 2
3 Oct 13, 1961 Fri Colorado @ Miami (FL) Ind W 9 7 3 0 0 W 3
4 Oct 21, 1961 Sat (9) Colorado @ Kansas State Big 8 W 13 0 4 0 0 W 4
5 Oct 28, 1961 Sat (10) Colorado @ Oklahoma Big 8 W 22 14 5 0 0 W 5
6 Nov 4, 1961 Sat (8) Colorado (10) Missouri Big 8 W 7 6 6 0 0 W 6
7 Nov 11, 1961 Sat (8) Colorado Utah Skyline L 12 21 6 1 0 L 1
8 Nov 18, 1961 Sat (8) Colorado @ Nebraska Big 8 W 7 0 7 1 0 W 1
9 Nov 25, 1961 Sat (7) Colorado Iowa State Big 8 W 34 0 8 1 0 W 2
10 Dec 2, 1961 Sat (7) Colorado Air Force Ind W 29 12 9 1 0 W 3
11 Jan 1, 1962 Mon (7) Colorado N (4) Louisiana State SEC L 7 25 9 2 0 L 1 Orange Bowl (Miami, FL)