|1945 Denver Pioneers football|
|Conference||Mountain States Conference|
|1945 record||4–5–1 (4–1 MSC)|
|Home stadium||DU Stadium|
|1945 Mountain States Conference football standings|
The 1945 Denver Pioneers football team was an American football team that represented the University of Denver in the Mountain States Conference (MSC) during the 1945 college football season. In its fifth season under head coach Cac Hubbard, the team compiled a 4–5–1 record (4–1 against MSC opponents), won the conference championship, lost to New Mexico in the 1946 Sun Bowl, and outscored all opponents by a total of 201 to 182.
|September 22||at Colorado College*||L 0–12|
|September 28||Kansas*||L 19–20|
|October 6||Oklahoma A&M*||L 7–31|
|October 12||Utah||W 21–7|
|October 20||at Drake*||T 19–19|
|October 27||Utah State||W 41–6|
|November 3||at Utah||L 21–33|
|November 10||Colorado A&M||W 35–12|
|November 22||Colorado||W 14–8|
|January 1, 1946||vs. New Mexico*||L 24–34||15,000|||
- "1945 Denver Pioneers Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved January 22, 2019.
- "Lobos Overwhelm Denver Pioneers 34 to 24: Break Jinx to Win 1st Sun Bowl Game For Border Loop". Albuquerque Journal. January 2, 1946. pp. 1, 4 – via Newspapers.com.