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Rocky Mountain Showdown - News & Updates

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  1. Buffnik

    Buffnik Real name isn't Nik Club Member Junta Member

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    Thought it would be good to have a landing spot to CSU roster info & whatnot that affects the game.

    Also, news on tickets, parking, tailgating, television, etc.

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    Tickets went on sale this week (Tuesday, June 14th).

    BOULDER -- Tuesday marks the start of the countdown to the Rocky Mountain Showdown presented by Albertsons-Safeway. Single game tickets to the Colorado Buffaloes’ 88th meeting with Colorado State went on sale at 9 a.m. on June 14, starting at just $35.

    The Mile High City will host the rivalry for the 19th time at Sports Authority Field at Mile High. Kickoff is set for 6 p.m. mountain standard time on Friday, September 2, and will broadcast on ESPN.

    Purchase your tickets online at CUBuffs.com, in-person at the ticket office in CU’s new Champion Center, or by phone at 303-492-8337. Tickets are also available at Ticketmaster.com.

    CSU tickets can also be purhcased as part of a season ticket or the 3-Game Pick Your Plan.

    Student tickets to CU vs. CSU are included in the CU sports pass, available at cubuffs.com/students.
     
  2. Shldr2Shldr

    Shldr2Shldr Club Member Club Member

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    Stoked for this. Not because of the opponent or the location, but instead everything that comes with the start of football season.
     
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  3. Buffnik

    Buffnik Real name isn't Nik Club Member Junta Member

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    Couple updates on CSU's roster. They've taken a couple hits to their defensive backfield this summer.

    1. Devron Davis, a junior college transfer at CB, was expected to start for the Rams this season and had signed with them back on NLI day. However, he has been released from his scholarship.


    2. Justin Sweet, a projected starter at S following spring practices, was arrested for a DUI on 6/15. No word from Bobo yet on what this means, but it's hard to imagine that there won't be any suspension that includes all or part of the season opener.
     
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  4. Gary Indiana

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    They have new uniforms for this year.

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  6. TSchekler

    TSchekler Darth's Hero Club Member

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    Really wish this game wasn't on Friday night. Prevents me from going or even watching it, as the High School season opens up that weekend.
     
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  7. Buffnik

    Buffnik Real name isn't Nik Club Member Junta Member

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    o_O
     
  8. onealcd

    onealcd Club Member Club Member

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    I will still take work off and be there on Friday but last year was perfect timing IMO.
     
  9. Shldr2Shldr

    Shldr2Shldr Club Member Club Member

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    Love the game on Friday night personally. Makes it a 4day weekend for me, and I can sit around on Saturday and watch College Football all day long.
     
  10. TSchekler

    TSchekler Darth's Hero Club Member

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    Not sure if you were referring to that typo or not, but I meant to say "I wish is wasn't on Friday night".
     
  11. TSchekler

    TSchekler Darth's Hero Club Member

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    When CU gets good again, I may have to quit coaching.
     
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  12. Buffnik

    Buffnik Real name isn't Nik Club Member Junta Member

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    I was referring to the typo. Wasn't sure if it was a typo, sarcasm or brain fart. (y)
     
  13. hokiehead

    hokiehead Gobbler on the Mountain Club Member

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    with daylight savings time not ending until November, that is going to be confusing.
     
  14. buffedup

    buffedup Cooler than a Popsicle Stand. Club Member

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    Ugh hate the game in Denver, but look forward to start of season. Especially on a Friday night with traffic including Rockies traffic. I'll be doing my annual boycott of the game in Denver.
     
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  15. NWD Buff

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    Add Taste of Colorado and Riot Fest to that mix, and this could be the biggest cluster **** ever.
     
  16. Shldr2Shldr

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    You all need to just get down there early, crack open a beer, and relax
     
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  17. NWD Buff

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    I'm not sure which event I am going to be at between the RMS and Riot Fest, but I guarantee that light rail - and beer - will be a big part of the equation.
     
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    I was flying back from Charlotte sitting next to a lady. I didn't really talk to her until we were about to land. She and her one son were heading to Ft. Collins to see her other son who goes to CSU. Turns out her son is Collin Hill. He was an early enrollee in January. He was an all state QB in S.C. He's 6' 5" and 225. Anyone know anything about him? I have a feeling he's pretty good.
     
  19. skibum

    skibum Peed in your Cheerios. Club Member

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    Always trust mom's evaluation about her kids' abilities.
     
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    She didn't give me an evaluation. One of my coworkers said he'd heard the kid is supposed to be pretty good, you asshat! Haha!
     
  21. Buffs35

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    I don't know. I find it much more reliable to trust evaluations coming from 40-something dudes on a fan website.
     
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  22. Buffskier

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    DPD may have something to say about that....
     
  23. onealcd

    onealcd Club Member Club Member

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    BARS
     
  24. patebuff

    patebuff Downgraded to half a star Club Member

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    35 year olds. Sheesh
     
  25. Big Jim

    Big Jim WTF? Club Member

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    It would appear that you've decided to make a career in coaching. Good for you.
     
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  26. Big Jim

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    35, not 40.
     
  27. TSchekler

    TSchekler Darth's Hero Club Member

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    It must be tiring
     
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  28. BuffLuKe

    BuffLuKe Club Member Club Member

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    Serious question TSheck, have you had to move around a lot coaching? My brother must have coached at 12 different schools as an assistant, finally got to settle somewhere as a head coach.
     
  29. TSchekler

    TSchekler Darth's Hero Club Member

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    No. This will be my 5th year as an assistant at the same program. Once I settled into a steady job after college, I contacted the HC I played for in high school and asked if he needed any help. I started as an assistant for our Freshman team and moved up to JV/V the following season and have been there ever since. It's not my main job or anything, just something I enjoy doing outside of work.
     
  30. BuffLuKe

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    That's good, my brother just about quit. He got tired of moving.
     

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