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Time/Date for Rocky Mountain Showdown (or whatever the CSU game is called)

Discussion in 'Colorado Football Message Board' started by Sportsfan101, Mar 29, 2010.

  1. Sportsfan101

    Sportsfan101 Active Member

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    Saturday, September 4th at noon. Game is to be broadcast on the Mountain.

    Seriously.

    That means that the 50,000 people that show up to watch the game in Denver can watch the game with the 4 folks nationwide that get the Mountain.

    Since the game is just on the Mountain, couldn't they push the start time back?

    Why are we playing CSU on a neutral site again?
     
  2. Liver

    Liver modded mod Club Member Junta Member

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    doesn't the mwc have any kind of a deal where if a real network wants the game, then the mountain has to bow out? i don't know--- i am just asking...

    fer chrissakes, we've gone from abc/espn/fox to this????

    it is because it is their "home" game, right?

    what a joke of a conference.
     
  3. Daaah

    Daaah Club Member Club Member

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    Wait. The mountain? I wonder if bars out here even get that channel. Seriously.
     
  4. HotRack

    HotRack Rez BubbleHead Club Member

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    I'm pretty damn sure no bar in Austin gets that channel....:pissed:
     
  5. leftybuff

    leftybuff Iconoclast Club Member

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    The Rocky Mountain Race of the Cripples is going to be on the Mountain? How fitting....thanks Dan, we are now officially bush league.
     
  6. mdelpizzo_1

    mdelpizzo_1 My Dixie Wrecked Club Member

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    Its part of the Directv sports package, burried in there somewhere
     
  7. Sportsfan101

    Sportsfan101 Active Member

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    I'd be ROTF right now if it wasn't so painful.
     
  8. ScottyBuff

    ScottyBuff Well-Known Member

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    Yeah this is CSU's "home" game year. If it was played in Ft. Collins it would be the same thing, so don't knock the neutral site as the cause.

    The reason it is on the Mtn. is because no national broadcast channel has decided to pick up the game. That is more of a statement on the national appeal of the game nowadays.

    Anyone that thought the Mountain West Conference would be a good option for CU can see just from this one game why that is ridiculous.

    I think I'll try to go to the game this year, probably be enough cheap tickets!
     
  9. Duff Man

    Duff Man Moderator Club Member Junta Member

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    Lovely.
     
  10. DBT

    DBT Club Member Club Member

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    DirecTV 616
     
  11. FlaBuff

    FlaBuff I drive a Dodge Stratus! Club Member

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    wow...unless there is some breakout of the "Mountian" in Central Florida I guess I'll miss this one...unless there is an innerweb link...
     
  12. FlaBuff

    FlaBuff I drive a Dodge Stratus! Club Member

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    website says direct tv. so maybe one of the bars...
     
  13. DBT

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    AhEM!!!! 616 on DTV.
     
  14. CarolinaBuff

    CarolinaBuff Weekend Poster Club Member

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    :lol:

    I guess I'm not the only one whose posts get ignored.
     
  15. Buffnik

    Buffnik Real name isn't Nik Club Member Junta Member

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  16. White_Rabbit

    White_Rabbit Club Member Club Member

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    I think I get that channel, pretty sure the Utah v TCU game was on that.
     
  17. Clean Undies

    Clean Undies Flagship of the 12-Pac Club Member

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  18. FlaBuff

    FlaBuff I drive a Dodge Stratus! Club Member

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    I have dish, and yes...I ignore posts...
     
  19. DBT

    DBT Club Member Club Member

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    My wife and kids keep telling me I need a hearing aid. :lol:
     
  20. Darian3Hagan

    Darian3Hagan '89 Player of the Year Club Member

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    What?
     
  21. CSU Husker

    CSU Husker Well-Known Member

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    I get the Mtn on DirecTV, and I dont even have the added sports pack. So most of the bitching in this thread is ridiculous. Noon start time sucks my balls tho
     
  22. Idot Buff

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    Nothing to do with the conference...everything to do with the the person who was retained as our head coach...
     
  23. BuffLuKe

    BuffLuKe Club Member Club Member

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    That the channel we played Wyoming on this year?
     
  24. Idot Buff

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    nm
     
  25. Idot Buff

    Idot Buff Guest

    Nope....it was one of the Fox channels...
     
  26. Junction

    Junction Moderator Club Member

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    Fox College Sports. One step above your average high school video production channel. (Below some I've seen, actually...)
     
  27. Idot Buff

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    It was horrible...but I still payed the additional dough to sign up for it.
     
  28. DBT

    DBT Club Member Club Member

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    Lets see. What else can we blame him for? I got it. I blame Hawkins for tuition going up 9%!
     
  29. sackman

    sackman Club Member Club Member

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    Noon is better than the 10:30 start time we had a couple years ago. I'd prefer an afternoon game, but Noon isn't terrible. Plus it avoids the late afternoon thunderstorms that typically roll in around 4:00 PM.

    I care less about the time of the game and more about who the starting QB will be for the Buffs. If Cody trots out there, I just might lose my mind.
     
  30. 92Buff

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    I can live with it. If Hawk loses again, he should be FIRED by about 4pm - still plenty of time to enjoy the remainder of the Labor Day weekend.
     

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