Folsom Field

Name: Folsom Field

Year Built: 1924

Architect: Waldo E. Brockway

Today: Home to the University of Colorado Boulder’s Pac-12 football team, the Buffaloes.

Did You Know: In 2008, Folsom Field, which sits more than a mile above sea level, became the first “zero-waste” stadium in the NCAA.

Once Upon a Time: The stadium, originally called Colorado Stadium, was renamed Folsom Field after legendary CU football coach and law professor Frederick Folsom in 1944.

Folsom Field


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Information and historic photos courtesy of CU Heritage Center; Photo by Glenn Asakawa