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1970 Colorado Buffaloes Roster

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Record: 6-5, .545 W-L% (52nd of 123)
Conference: Big 8 (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Eddie Crowder (6-5)

PS/G: 28.1 (24th of 123) ▪ PA/G: 18.7 (42nd of 123)
SRS: 16.11 (16th of 123) ▪ SOS: 10.65 (16th of 123)

Bowl Game: Lost Liberty Bowl 17-3 versus Tulane

  • 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 Jim Bratten* QB 64 Cmp, 151 Att, 771 Yds, 3 TD
2 Paul Arendt QB 23 Cmp, 62 Att, 444 Yds, 3 TD
3 John Tarver* RB 137 Att, 623 Yds, 4.5 Avg
4 Ward Walsh* RB 117 Att, 679 Yds, 5.8 Avg
5 Mike Bennett RB 7 Att, 22 Yds, 3.1 Avg
6 Jon Keyworth RB 125 Att, 667 Yds, 5.3 Avg
7 Ron Rieger RB 19 Att, 74 Yds, 3.9 Avg
8 Larry Brunson* WR 14 Rec, 295 Yds, 21.1 Avg
9 Steve Dal Porto* WR 13 Rec, 153 Yds, 11.8 Avg
10 Cliff Branch WR 23 Rec, 335 Yds, 14.6 Avg
11 Willie Nichols WR 8 Rec, 158 Yds, 19.8 Avg
12 Bob Masten* TE 12 Rec, 118 Yds, 9.8 Avg
13 Rick Kay TE 4 Rec, 34 Yds, 8.5 Avg
14 Dave Schnorr TE 4 Rec, 61 Yds, 15.3 Avg
15 Eddie Fusiek* OL
16 Dennis Havig* OL
17 Bill Kralicek* OL
18 Jim Phillips* OL
19 Don Popplewell* OL
20 John Emmerling OL
21 Dave Capra* DL
22 Herb Orvis* DL
23 John Stavely* DL
24 Rich Varriano* DL
25 Bruce Smith DL
26 Carl Taibi DL
27 Billie Drake* LB
28 Phil Irwin* LB
29 Rick Ogle* LB
30 Chris Havens LB
31 Cullen Bryant* DB
32 Jim Cooch* DB
33 Pat Murphy* DB
34 John Stearns* DB
35 Brian Foster DB