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1986 Colorado Buffaloes Roster

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Record: 6-6, .500 W-L% (54th of 105)
Conference: Big 8  ▪ Conference Record: 6-1 (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Bill McCartney (6-6)

PS/G: 20.2 (70th of 105) ▪ PA/G: 16.1 (17th of 105)
SRS: 6.13 (29th of 105) ▪ SOS: 4.80 (21st of 105)

Bowl Game: Lost Bluebonnet Bowl 21-9 versus Baylor


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

Player Class Pos Summary
Mark Hatcher* QB 28 Cmp, 66 Att, 493 Yds, 2 TD
Alan Strait QB 4 Cmp, 4 Att, 46 Yds, 0 TD
Marc Walters QB 7 Cmp, 13 Att, 167 Yds, 1 TD
Rick Wheeler QB
Mike Marquez* RB 44 Att, 174 Yds, 4.0 Avg
O.C. Oliver* RB 136 Att, 668 Yds, 4.9 Avg
Anthony Weatherspoon* RB 116 Att, 581 Yds, 5.0 Avg
Cameron Jones RB 7 Att, 19 Yds, 2.7 Avg
Erich Kissick RB 53 Att, 224 Yds, 4.2 Avg
M.J. Nelson RB 9 Att, 45 Yds, 5.0 Avg
Sam Smith RB 48 Att, 190 Yds, 4.0 Avg
Jon Embree* WR 8 Rec, 153 Yds, 19.1 Avg
Drew Ferrando* WR 6 Rec, 75 Yds, 12.5 Avg
Jeff Campbell WR
Lance Carl WR 9 Rec, 171 Yds, 19.0 Avg
Jo Jo Collins WR 4 Rec, 69 Yds, 17.3 Avg
Troy Wolf WR 1 Rec, 16 Yds, 16.0 Avg
Bill Coleman* OL
Eric Coyle* OL
Bob Lawrence* OL
Joe McCreary* OL
Pat Ryan* OL
Darren Muilenburg OL
Curt Koch* DL
Kyle Rappold* DL
Jim Smith* DL
Cole Hayes DL
Don DeLuzio* LB
Tom Reinhardt* LB
Barry Remington* LB
Darin Schubeck* LB
Tom Dunn LB
Eric McCarty LB
Mickey Pruitt* DB
Rodney Rogers* DB
David Tate* DB
Solomon Wilcots* DB
John Nairn DB
Barry Helton P