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2015 Buffalo Heart Award

Discussion in 'Colorado Football Message Board' started by SpacemanSpiff, Nov 10, 2015.

  1. SpacemanSpiff

    SpacemanSpiff Club Member Club Member

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    Nominees please.

    Nelson Spruce seems a likely pick but a case could probably be made for people like Nembot, Bell and Powell. Others?

    Who would you vote for and why?

    Here are the past winners:
    Buffalo Heart Award Winners
    1998 Darrin Chiaverini, WR
    1999 Mike Moschetti, QB
    2000 Eric McCready, WR
    2001 Cortlen Johnson, TB
    2002 Tyler Brayton, DT
    2003 Medford Moorer, FS
    2004 Bobby Purify, TB
    2005 Joel Klatt, QB
    2006 Thaddaeus Washington, ILB
    2007 Jordon Dizon, ILB
    2008 Ryan Walters, FS
    2009 Cha'pelle Brown, CB
    2010 Cody Hawkins, QB
    2011 Rodney Stewart, TB
    2012 Will Pericak, DE
    2013 Parker Orms, FS
    2014 Greg Henderson, CB
     
  2. Uncle Ken

    Uncle Ken Orr no morr Club Member

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    Spruce. Bell in second.
     
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  3. Darth Snow

    Darth Snow Hawaiian Buffalo Club Member Junta Member

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    Bell. Nembot. Spruce. In no order.
     
  4. buff4bcs1985

    buff4bcs1985 Hail to the King

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    Spruce and Bell
     
  5. Buffalo Brad

    Buffalo Brad Club Member Club Member

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    Bell, Spruce, Nembot
     
  6. MtnBuff

    MtnBuff Not allowed in Barzil 2 Club Member

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    This.

    Spruce head and shoulders above.

    Bell with mention because of his guts and desire in overcoming injury and being a team leader in tough times.
     
  7. sliderNcider

    sliderNcider MacLovin Club Member

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    Spruce.

    Buffalo Soldier goes to Nembot
     
  8. BehindEnemyLines

    BehindEnemyLines beware the habu Club Member

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    Spruce will probably run away with the award.

    Some long shots - Pow, Solis.
     
  9. Sykobuff

    Sykobuff Club Member Club Member

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    Spruce, bell, nembot
     
  10. aik

    aik Club Member Club Member

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    Think of the Buffs' wins of the MacIntyre era and immediately picture Spruce going the distance. There is no other positive visual of something consistent with this team. Bell is an interesting choice because of his ups and downs with injuries and proving he can still compete and be a leader on the defense. To the Nembot question, he has an amazing story of how he got here and is a great character guy. Not sure the lineman attitude of CU past is there. It's interesting not seeing an O-lineman in that list of past winners. I'd bet in the decade before 1998 there would be some OL if the award existed then.
     
  11. 89BUFF89

    89BUFF89 Well-Known Member

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    They all deserve it considering they went thru 3 coaches and not many wins, but it will be Spruce because he delivered more positive moments for the fans...
     
  12. Gary Indiana

    Gary Indiana Club Member Club Member

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  13. SuperiorBuff

    SuperiorBuff Well-Known Member

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    Leaning towards Bell.
     
  14. Jace Kinney

    Jace Kinney Member

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    I would say Nelson Spruce. SPRUUUUUUCE
     
  15. patebuff

    patebuff Downgraded to half a star Club Member

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    Spruuuuuce
     
  16. Bufffan68

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    Spruce is obviously the best player and is a great Buff, but Bell has been through a ton of crap, and Nembot has had to deal with a new culture, language, switching schools, never having played football and family thousands of miles away etc. For me, Nembot had the toughest road, so he gets my very meaningful vote.
     
  17. BuffLuKe

    BuffLuKe Club Member Club Member

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    I don't think you could go wrong with Spruce, Nembot, or Bell. Has there ever been more than one winner before?
     
  18. Clean Undies

    Clean Undies Flagship of the 12-Pac Club Member

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    To the all-time PAC 12 leading reciever...
     
  19. CUBuff98

    CUBuff98 Club Member Club Member

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    Spruce. Kid plays with more heart than anyone else on the team.
     
  20. hokiehead

    hokiehead Gobbler on the Mountain Club Member

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    curious, does anyone have an "official source" for the criteria used to select the winner? I gave it two pages of google results and the best I found is a BDC article

     
  21. SpacemanSpiff

    SpacemanSpiff Club Member Club Member

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    That's as official as it gets.
     
  22. hokiehead

    hokiehead Gobbler on the Mountain Club Member

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    is it a media award?
     
  23. Uncle Ken

    Uncle Ken Orr no morr Club Member

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    fan award
     
  24. hokiehead

    hokiehead Gobbler on the Mountain Club Member

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    thanks. read (same BDC article) that being a Senior and playing on Senior Day (injured guys ineligible?) seem to be criteria.

    how is voting handled? season ticket holders only polled? facebook deal?
     
  25. Uncle Ken

    Uncle Ken Orr no morr Club Member

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    Ballots in the stands.
     
  26. hokiehead

    hokiehead Gobbler on the Mountain Club Member

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    really? I've been at Folsom for last two senior days and never saw one. possible that I was less than 100% sober on both occasions though.
     
  27. Uncle Ken

    Uncle Ken Orr no morr Club Member

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    I think it takes place in one section. I've never voted either.
     
  28. SpacemanSpiff

    SpacemanSpiff Club Member Club Member

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    Pretty sure it's just a small group of fans behind the CU bench. bench...woood....SPRUCE is a lock!!!!
     
  29. sliderNcider

    sliderNcider MacLovin Club Member

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    So who won the award?
     
  30. Darth Snow

    Darth Snow Hawaiian Buffalo Club Member Junta Member

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    SPRUUUUUUUUUCEEEEEE
     

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