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2012 Colorado Buffaloes football team

The 2012 Colorado Buffaloes football team represented the University of Colorado Boulder during the 2012 NCAA Division I FBS football season. Led by second-year head coach and alumnus Jon Embree, the Buffaloes played their home games on-campus at Folsom Field in Boulder and were members of the Pac-12 Conference. On November 25, 2012, head coach Jon Embree was fired after compiling a 4–21 record including 1–11 in his final year, the worst year in the history of Colorado Buffaloes football.[1]

2012 Colorado Buffaloes football
Colorado Buffaloes wordmark.svg
ConferencePac-12 Conference
DivisionSouth Division
2012 record1–11 (1–8 Pac-12)
Head coachJon Embree (2nd season)
Offensive coordinatorEric Bieniemy (2nd season)
Defensive coordinatorGreg Brown (2nd season)
Home stadiumFolsom Field
(Capacity: 53,613)
Seasons
← 2011
2013 →
2012 Pac-12 football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
North Division
No. 7 Stanford xy$   8 1         12 2  
No. 2 Oregon x%   8 1         12 1  
No. 20 Oregon State   6 3         9 4  
Washington   5 4         7 6  
California   2 7         3 9  
Washington State   1 8         3 9  
South Division
UCLA x   6 3         9 5  
Arizona State   5 4         8 5  
USC   5 4         7 6  
Arizona   4 5         8 5  
Utah   3 6         5 7  
Colorado   1 8         1 11  
Championship: Stanford 27, UCLA 24
  • $ – BCS representative as conference champion
  • % – BCS at-large representative
  • x – Division champion/co-champions
  • y – Championship game participant
Rankings from AP Poll

Contents

Previous seasonEdit

Colorado finished the 2011 season with a record of 3–10, 2–7 in Pac-12 play, tied for last place in the South Division.

ScheduleEdit

DateTimeOpponentSiteTVResultAttendance
September 12:00 p.m.vs. Colorado State*FXL 17–2258,607[2]
September 81:00 p.m.Sacramento State*P12NL 28–3046,843
September 156:00 p.m.at Fresno State*CBSSNL 14–6927,513
September 222:00 p.m.at Washington StateFXW 35–3431,668
September 294:00 p.m.UCLA
  • Folsom Field
  • Boulder, CO
P12NL 14–4246,893
October 117:00 p.m.Arizona State
  • Folsom Field
  • Boulder, CO
ESPNL 17–5145,161
October 204:00 p.m.at No. 11 USCP12NL 6–5083,274
October 271:00 p.m.at No. 2 OregonP12NL 14–7057,521
November 312:00 p.m.No. 15 Stanford
  • Folsom Field
  • Boulder, CO
FXL 0–4844,138
November 1011:30 a.m.at ArizonaFXL 31–5651,236
November 1711:30 a.m.Washington
  • Folsom Field
  • Boulder, CO
FXL 3–3843,148
November 231:00 p.m.Utah
FXL 35–4246,052

PostseasonEdit

On November 25, 2012, the university announced that Athletic Director Mike Bohn had fired head coach Jon Embree.[3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ http://www.denverpost.com/cu/ci_22064455/jon-embree-out-colorado-buffaloes-football-coach
  2. ^ "Colorado State Rams vs. Colorado Buffaloes - Box Score". ESPN.com. Retrieved September 4, 2012.
  3. ^ Ringo, Kyle (November 25, 2012). "Football: CU Buffs fire Jon Embree". Daily Camera. Boulder. Retrieved November 26, 2012.