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Coach Search: Cursed by the Ghost of Dal Ward?

Discussion in 'Colorado Football Message Board' started by Buffenuf, Dec 9, 2012.

  1. Buffenuf

    Buffenuf massive tool

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    Many folks believe Dal ward was unjustly fired by the usual suspects in Boulder. Has his ghost cursed CU football?

    From wikipedia:

    Following the 1956 regular season, his team won the Orange Bowl, Colorado's second bowl game, over Clemson, 27–21. After winning the season-ending bowl game, Ward was offered the head coaching positions at the University of Southern California and the University of Minnesota, but declined those offers, believing the next few years with the Buffaloes would be even better.[SUP][5][/SUP] However, they did not turn out as hoped, and, on January 23, 1959, Ward was asked to resign by the university's Board of Regents but refused.[SUP][5][/SUP] The Regents reconsidered their actions, but amid many letters of protest mailed in, the original decision was kept and Ward was fired.[SUP][5[Emphasis added][/SUP]
     
  2. buff4bcs1985

    buff4bcs1985 Hail to the King

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    who the **** believes that? also what about the national title... was the ghost scared of peter venkman ray stanz eggon spangler and Winston zedemore and the newest ghostbuster louis tully in the sequal in 89? what kind of bull**** is this
     
  3. CUBUFF80

    CUBUFF80 No Stinkin' Title Club Member

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    I think we need to call in Ghost Detectives, maybe they can prowl around in their night vision glasses and ask him why he's cursing the program
     
  4. DBT

    DBT Club Member Club Member

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    Umm, I think he's joking. Though, you may be as well.

    How did Boston vanquish the Ghost of the Bambino?
     
  5. Buffnik

    Buffnik Real name isn't Nik Club Member Junta Member

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    The problems are way too recent for it to be this.

    Maybe the "Curse of the Omelet Pan"?
     
  6. buff4bcs1985

    buff4bcs1985 Hail to the King

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    :lol:
     
  7. TimmyDUBs

    TimmyDUBs Dirty haole Club Member

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    Cons of CU coaching position:
    -questionable administrative support
    -not a recruiting hotbed, and players can't major in PE
    -facilities desperately in need of renovation
    -1 year limit for asst coaching contracts
    -ex-CU coach's ghost haunting the program and causing team to suck
     
  8. huskermark

    huskermark Well-Known Member

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    Or lack of a "Omelet Pan"
     
  9. FlatironsBuff

    FlatironsBuff Club Member Club Member

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    Rumor is they played a team from Colorado.

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  10. Buffenuf

    Buffenuf massive tool

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    Laugh if you want, the Curse of the Bambino lasted 85 years in Boston!

    A coach who turned down friggin' legendary U$C to stay in Boulder, only to be shafted by a bunch of clueless Regents???

    Oooh! Just got chilly in here.
     
  11. Junction

    Junction Moderator Club Member

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    The Cardinals are from Colorado?
     
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    I was wondering the same thing....
     
  14. dply

    dply Doble hoja Club Member

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    Curse of the dply getting season tickets.
     
  15. FlatironsBuff

    FlatironsBuff Club Member Club Member

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    I thought they broke the curse when they beat the Rockies in the WS. Not a big baseball fan

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    I was thinking 'Curse of the Lost Vodka"
     
  17. WizzersGhost

    WizzersGhost Banned BANNED

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    It was a curse set up by the Yankees, (when the Yanks got Ruth for cash, so the Sox owner Harry Frazee, could stage a musical that failed) and was broken when they came from behind and beat the Yankees three straight, after being behind 3-1 in the ALCS and down to their last out in game five.

    Then they finished up by sweeping the Cards in the WS, e.g. seven straight play-off wins. That broke the Curse. The Rox were just icing on the cake the next year.
     

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