Discussion in 'Colorado Football Message Board' started by RK, Aug 15, 2011.
Contrived. Just run out on to the field behind Ralphie and be done with it.
Huh? You cannot be serious. That is funny.
A smoking buffalo, I'm sure we won't get any stoner comments about this haha...
I know college players love gimmicks like VMA-style light show entrances and blackout uniform combos, but give me a break with this. Bear down Chicago Bears? Give me a break. It's all about Ralphie.
Seems pretty sick to me.
If they must make it more interesting let the other team take the field first.
Could either be really cool or totally ****ing lame. Leaning towards it being lame. Will withold judgment.
I think those who will like this are the younger fans while those lets say over 30 will most likely not care for it.
explains my mixed reaction then.
Need a photo before deciding. I generally like spikes, though.
Maybe they can use it at practices or other team functions. Ralphie running should NOT be upstaged.
Yeah, maybe we could get the Gimp to ride out on Ralphie. It would take the other team at least two quarters to fully recover.
I think Ronnie James Dio should parachute out of a Air Guard C-130 (painted black and gold) in black and gold striped tights and leather chaps and stab that smoking ****ing buffalo mid-field during the ****ing coin toss! That's what I think.
Again... I just don't get it. Any "new" tradition we have should be forged based on building a history in the Pac-12. And winning. Definitely winning. Nothing gimmicky. We've been running out behind a live buffalo for decades, and it's served us pretty well. That is what we are associated with and what makes the rest of the country interested in seeing a game at Folsom where they previously would not have cared. I feel like a dinosaur calling out the younger generation for what they think is hip, but does anyone care for sticking with tradition without adding some cheese to the pregame ritual? Might as well get a huge inflatable buffalo over the home team entrance and have Coach McCartney dress up like Kit Carson and ride Ralphie into the stadium. Dave Plati can parachute from a Globemaster and glide to a landing at the 50 in the middle of the band marching in a formation that looks like silhouettes of Trey Parker and Matt Stone. If that's where this program is headed. Slippery slope, people. There's a reason Washington State tweaks their uniform every couple of years and Michigan does not.
The pride and tradition of the Colorado Buffaloes will not be entrusted to 19-year-olds who take style cues from Katy Perry music videos.
Coach Hagan? Coach? You mean master telephone dialer Hagan or High school football prospect stalker Hagan right?
Sorry, sorry. I know I know, he's a great buff and part of the buff family, yada yada yada... Everything about the juicebox era still stings and sometimes I lash out.
Well that is the age group of kids we are recruiting.
Who's paying money to put butts in the seats, punk?
Students, alumni, opposing fans.
Would much prefer a player do the "spiking" instead of CJE
In other news, the Thunder Chute is gone...
Yes. But. Adding this because "The students get excited about it" is code for "We need something other than the quality of football being played to sell people on watching our games." Then it becomes a crutch, next thing you know we're the Oakland Raiders and everyone's dressed like Hawk and Animal waving foam "Thunderstick" swords in the stands and some freshman breaks his neck attempting a doomsday device off one of the goalposts when we upset Oregon and they rush Katoa Bail Bonds Memorial Field at Folsom Pointe.
Or possibly I'm just bitter because I didn't follow any football in 1990 and I want us to stick with what made us great then in hopes of recapturing that glory soon, plus better video boards and no return to astroturf.
Once it starts smoking it will be passed to the left hand side right?
If the smoking buffalo spike could be "accidently" driven into Jim Knox by a raplhie handler, that would be okay.
Man, if we can get Metal Gods to parachute into Folsom from beyond the grave, that would be huge!!!
No, Yes, not in the pac12
When our head coach runs out on the field with a smoking metal buffalo head on a spike, what will he be wearing? I mean, he'll look ridiculous in an every day outfit.
Just the "live" Ralphie, please...(although I did like the suggestion about letting the opposing team hit the field first-HAHAHA!)
Will be very surprised if Embree OK's this one, sounds goofy.
Certainly I can't be the only one picturing this!
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