McCartney, 1991 Orange Bowl

Chance Favors the Prepared

Sept. 1, 2015

CU-Boulder football caught some lucky breaks on the way to a national title 25 years ago. It didn’t hurt that the 1990 Buffs were also great at the game.

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Team Building

Dec. 1, 2013

Strong start for MacIntyre

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Q&A with Rick George

Sept. 1, 2013

Rick George was introduced as CU’s sixth full-time athletic director on July 17, succeeding Mike Bohn.

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Coach Mac Gets Call from Hall

Sept. 1, 2013

Bill McCartney, who led CU-Boulder to its only national championship in football in the 1990 season, will be inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame on Dec. 10 in New York.

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Q&A with Mike MacIntyre

March 1, 2013

Mike MacIntyre was named CU’s 25th head football coach on Dec. 10.

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Young Buffs Sharpen Their Horns

Sept. 1, 2012

CU went into August preseason camp trying to settle on a starting quarterback among three primary contenders — third-year sophomore Nick Hirschman and transfers Connor Wood from University of Texas and Jordan Webb from University of Kansas.

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Fresh Faces Fire Up Fans

June 1, 2012

Ideally, spring practices are supposed to resolve many issues for a college football team. But for CU, the spring produced almost as many questions as answers.

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Head-Banging at Old CU

March 1, 2012

Columnist Paul Danish discusses traumatic head injuries with All-American guard/linebacker and Rhodes Scholar, Joe Romig.

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Shoulder to Shoulder

Dec. 1, 2011

Cheering on players amid sun, rain, snow and bitter cold, twins Betty Fitzgerald Hoover and Peggy Fitzgerald Coppom may hold the record for attending the most CU sports games ever.

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First and Long for Embree

Dec. 1, 2011

Like Bill McCartney experienced while coaching Jon Embree, Embree began his head coaching career at Colorado with one win in his first nine games.