The 1897 Colorado Silver and Gold football team was an American football team that represented the University of Colorado as a member of the Colorado Football Association (CFA) during the 1897 college football season. Led by third-year head coach Fred Folsom, Colorado compiled an overall record of 7–1 with a mark of 2–0 in conference play, winning the CFA title for the fourth consecutive year.
|1897 Colorado Silver and Gold football|
|Conference||Colorado Football Association|
|Record||7–1 (2–0 CFA)|
|Home stadium||Campus fields|
|1897 Colorado Football Association standings|
|October 2||East High School*||Boulder, CO||W 22–0|
|October 9||West High School*||Boulder, CO||W 52–0|
|October 16||Manual High School*||Boulder, CO||W 18–0|
|October 23||Littleton Athletic Club*||Boulder, CO||W 30–0|
|November 2||at Colorado College||Colorado Springs, CO||W 8–0|
|November 6||at Denver Wheel Club*||Denver, CO||W 22–0|
|November 13||Colorado Mines||Boulder, CO||W 36–2|
|November 25||at Denver Athletic Club*||Denver, CO||L 0–8|
- ^ "2015 Media Guide" (PDF). CUBuffs.com. Colorado Athletic Department. 2015. pp. 128–130. Retrieved September 13, 2016.
- ^ "1897 Football Schedule". CUBuffs.com. University of Colorado Athletics. Retrieved April 13, 2021.