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How huge is "The Bubble" now?

Discussion in 'Colorado Football Message Board' started by DBT, Dec 15, 2007.

  1. DBT

    DBT Club Member Club Member

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    Man, with the run of weather we've been having, I can't imagine how practices would have gone without the bubble. I wonder how the snow covered campus backed by the Rocky Mountains and the team hitting the practice field under the bubble will effect the 6 recruits visiting this weekend?

    In years past, the team would be in Balch Field House. Yuck.
     
  2. Mick Ronson

    Mick Ronson Well-Known Member

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    yep, according to a player i talked to (don't know his name) on the creek path he said they are in there running in the early week twice a day and having official practices later in the week (number of official practices total being limited he said--thursday, friday, saturday etc--something like that).

    and since i live right down here close to the bubble/practice fields and walk home on the path at night.....lotta other squads are using the facility. women's soccer, rugby. there's usually something going on there most nights. i think the band was in there playing wed or thursday late afternoon.
     
  3. Duff Man

    Duff Man Moderator Club Member Junta Member

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    It certainly an upgrade over past years and I would think it helps recruiting some. And it is also good to hear that all the programs are getting plenty of use out of it.
     
  4. GoldenBuff

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    The band did take advantage of the bubble last Wednesday, squeezing in one extra pre-bowl practice in its comfy confines. I have nothing but good to say about the bubble. The acoustics were a little weird, but there was no way we were going to be able to practice on Farrand or anywhere else outside. I think it's really cool that the bubble is really benefiting more than just football. I also think that the donors on this project will see a huge payoff on their investment, in the form of a more prepared football team as they're playing in December and January in the coming years and also in the form of a stronger athletic department all around.
     
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  5. The Monk

    The Monk Club Member Club Member

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    Yea this and the new strip clubs downtown Boulder defiantly are recruiting boons.
     
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  6. DBT

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    Yuck yuck. :sad2:
     
  7. 92Buff

    92Buff Well-Known Member

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    HUGE!!!!!!!!
     
  8. DBT

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    News 4 did a report from the bubble. They were inside. Damn. That thing is huge!
     
  9. IDBUFF

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    My son claims the lacrosse team will use the bubble at 6 am three mornings a week this spring - the indoor facilities are great many activities - now gotta get Hawk to ask for a structure like he got here in Boise
     
  10. Skidmark

    Skidmark Flagship of the 12-Pac Club Member

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    Just no blue astroturf, please.
     
  11. RalphieMalph

    RalphieMalph Well-Known Member

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    Yeah, that wouldn't fit with our colors at all. We should get gold turf... yeah, with glitter and **** in it! :thumbsup:
     

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