Athletics

Ralphie IV

CU's retired mascot, Ralphie IV, passes away

March 20, 2017

Ralphie IV, the university's beloved live buffalo mascot who roamed the sidelines for 10-plus seasons (1998–2008), passed away Sunday morning at the age of 19. Ralphie IV's successor, Ralphie V, is very much in good health and is running strong.Read more »
Junior Petra Hyncicova celebrates win on the slopes

Buffs have a big weekend on track and slopes

March 14, 2017

The University of Colorado celebrates two national titles from the NCAA Indoor Championships in Texas and a second-place finish at the NCAA Skiing Championship in New Hampshire this past weekend.Read more »
John Wooten (1956) and Bill Harris (1961) were members of the CU teams that played in Orange Bowls against all-white teams.

Black History Month: How Buffs Bowl teams struck blows against segregation

Feb. 16, 2017

"Shoulder to shoulder" has been much more than just a snappy fight song phrase in the annals of CU history. Colorado's history is peppered with key moments involving African-American athletes.Read more »
New England Patriots' Nate Solder

Former Buffs Solder, Morgan still in line for Super Bowl ring

Feb. 3, 2017

At least one former Colorado football player is guaranteed to win a Super Bowl ring Feb. 5 when the New England Patriots and Atlanta Falcons square off in Super Bowl LI.Read more »
University of Colorado Boulder

ESPN spends National Signing Day in Boulder

Feb. 1, 2017

Today, Feb. 1, the University of Colorado will be one of 16 schools nationwide to be featured in ESPN's live reports of National Signing Day for the first time since 2006.Read more »
CU Football Head Coach and National Coach of the Year Mike MacIntyre

MacIntyre signs contract extension through 2021

Jan. 10, 2017

University of Colorado football coach Mike MacIntyre, the near-unanimous national coach of the year, has signed a contract extension through the 2021 season, CU Athletic Director Rick George announced Monday.Read more »
It's your CU - CU Fight Song

It's Your CU: The CU Fight Song

Dec. 29, 2016

Your No. 11-ranked Buffs will face the No. 13 Oklahoma State Cowboys in the Valero Alamo Bowl on Thursday, Dec. 29 in their first bowl game since 2007. Go Buffs!Read more »
CU Football Coach Mike MacIntyre

CU fans arrive in San Antonio; team prepares for Thursday’s Alamo Bowl

Dec. 27, 2016

The No. 11-ranked Colorado Buffaloes will face the No. 13 Oklahoma State Cowboys in the Valero Alamo Bowl on Thursday, Dec. 29. The football team arrived in San Antonio on Dec. 24 and have had a busy schedule of practice, media interviews and events.Read more »
CU's Chidobe Awuzie collects a sack and forced fumble against Michigan earlier this year

Buffs' Awuzie on target to graduate early

Dec. 16, 2016

CU cornerback Chidobe Awuzie, who played a major role in helping the Buffs produce their 2016 turnaround season, will wrap up his college football career with a host of awards and honors, including a bachelor's from the Leeds School of Business that took him just three and a half years to complete.Read more »
Rashaan Salaam runs the ball for the CU Buffs

Rashaan Salaam, Buffs great and Heisman winner, passes away

Dec. 6, 2016

Former Colorado running back Rashaan Salaam was found dead Monday night in a Boulder park. "The Buff Family has lost an outstanding young man and a great Buff today," Athletic Director Rick George said. "We are heartbroken for Rashaan and his family and our thoughts and prayers are with them at this very difficult time."Read more »

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