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Coach Crowder has passed away

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

  1. Highflyer

    Highflyer Moderator Club Member Junta Member

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    Sad news

    Rest in Peace Coach

    Mods, can you merge this with 30's thread, making his the lead post. Thanks
     
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  2. CUBUFF80

    CUBUFF80 No Stinkin' Title Club Member

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    A huge loss for Buff Nation, RIP Coach....
     
  3. DBT

    DBT Club Member Club Member

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    :sad1: God bless Eddie and his family.
     
  4. Unleash Hell

    Unleash Hell Well-Known Member

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    RIP coach.:sad1:
     
  5. Clean Undies

    Clean Undies Flagship of the 12-Pac Club Member

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    Coach Crowder's was a life well lived!

    Thanks to Oklahoma for producing such a man, and thanks to Eddie for bringing his talents to Colorado.
     
  6. FChairbanks

    FChairbanks muthaka slayer Club Member

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    Truly a great Buff and a great man. He will be missed; thankfully his legacy lives on in Boulder and beyond.

    Rest in Peace, Coach.
     
  7. Hugegroove

    Hugegroove Club Member Club Member

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    Eddie put us (CU) back on the map. My cousin played for him at CU back in the days of the Big 8 (69-72) and he always had good things to say about Mr. Crowder. A huge loss for the school and Colorado.
     
  8. Junction

    Junction Moderator Club Member

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    I was stunned last night to realize that when he stepped down as head coach at CU he was only in his early-mid 40s. I had always heard him discussed as such a legendary figure who accomplished so much that I guess I always assumed he was much older at the time he stepped down...
     
  9. Clean Undies

    Clean Undies Flagship of the 12-Pac Club Member

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    FWIW, the legendary Allbuffs post leader is in his early-mid 40's.
     
  10. cunu

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    His only black mark was trying to hire "SATAN" I mean Tom Osborne away from NEBRASKA in the late 70's.
     
  11. MiamiBuffs

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    Was only trying to save him from the dark side, kinda like saving- um-- teh guy who turns into Darth Vader before he succombs to evil. Just like the movie, did not succeed there either.

    Some Star Wars nut can fill the in the name for me.:smile2:
     
  15. unbiasedtruth

    unbiasedtruth Well-Known Member

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    I honestly believe without him playing QB in 1952 for the Sooners, Billy Vessels would not have won the Heisman trophy......
     

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