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In honor of coach Crowder

Discussion in 'Colorado Football Message Board' started by Unleash Hell, Sep 10, 2008.

  1. Unleash Hell

    Unleash Hell Well-Known Member

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    I know there are already two threads on Crowder, but I thought an honor thread would be appropriate. Feel free to add to this with Crowder memories. ( Before my time, my dad told me a lot, but would love to find out more about him)

    Crowders 1971 Buffs
    10-2 #3 final ranking behind Nebraska and Oklahoma. Only time a confrence has finished 1,2,3 in the final polls.

    @ #9 LSU W 31-21
    Wyoming W 56-13
    @ #6 Ohio St. W 20-14
    Kansas St. W 31-21
    @ Iowa St. W 24-14
    @ #2 Oklahoma L 17-45
    Missouri W 27-7
    @ #1 Nebraska L 7-31
    @ Kansas W 35-14
    Oklahoma St. W 40-6
    Air Force W 53-17
    Bluebonnet Bowl vs. #15 Houston, W 29-17

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  2. buffalo30

    buffalo30 Active Member

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    Thanks for your tribute. There are many who will miss Eddie. He was always a gentleman. Here is a photo of our Bluebonnet Bowl ring from 1971. It was his highest ranked team and finished #3 in the nation. There are so many stories. He remembered and loved all of his players, from the All-Americans to the lowliest of walk-ons and everyone in between. I know this because I was a very lowly walk-on:smile:and Eddie was very kind to me and never forgot me. He is the man behind one of best experiences of my lifetime.


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  3. Sexton Hardcastle

    Sexton Hardcastle Club Member Club Member

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    The memorial service is open to the public. My pops and I might stop by to pay our respects to a great man. Rest in peace coach.

     

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