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Henderson, Spruce garner honors as Buffs look ahead to 2015
The Colorado football team wrapped up the 2014 season with a 2-10 record, but coach Mike MacIntyre firmly believes his team is heading in the right direction.
“I do feel 100 percent that (the 2014 seniors) have built a foundation and taught these young men how to fight, fight, fight and keep battling,” MacIntyre said. “We’re getting closer and eventually we’ll pop through and … it’ll roll like dominoes.”
Junior wide receiver Nelson Spruce was named the Buffs’ most valuable player at the team’s senior banquet Nov. 29. Spruce finished the 2014 campaign with school records for catches (106) and touchdowns (12). His 1,198 yards receiving is the second most in CU history.
Meanwhile, senior cornerback Greg Henderson was given the Buffalo Heart Award by fans following the season finale against Utah. Henderson was a four-year starter for CU and finished with five interceptions.
“I’m definitely going to miss playing in Folsom and playing with this group of guys,” Henderson told the Daily Camera. “I’m always going to be a Buffalo.”
Ralphie’s Corral pre-game tailgate
Open to all Forever Buffs, this free, family-friendly tradition at Benson Field (south of the Benson Earth Sciences Building), begins three hours before kickoff of each home game.
Ralphie’s Corral includes music, children’s games and appearances by the CU marching band, spirit squads and Ralphie!
Concession-style food and drink are available for purchase from Levy and you can buy new Buff gear at the CU Book Store tent.
Key information for CU games at Folsom Field
Tickets – Single-game tickets for CU home games can be purchased here through the CU Athletics Department. Also available are special ticket packages including one for young alumni and a 3-Game Flex Plan.
Parking – Access parking information and maps for Folsom Field.
Stadium guidelines – Know the rules before you go by checking out these policies.
Tailgating guidelines – Review the CU-Boulder Police Department’s complete guide to safe tailgating before you leave for the stadium.
When the Buffs are on the road
Watch Parties – Just because you can’t make the road trip or if you call somewhere other than Boulder home, doesn’t mean you have to watch the Buffs alone!
Road games in 2015 – We’re in the planning stages of events for when the Buffs face Hawaii (Thursday, Sept. 3), UCLA (Saturday, Oct. 31) and Utah (Saturday, Nov. 28) on the road next season.
Please check back for more details soon.
2016 and 2017 – Also in the works are events for the Buffs’ road games at Michigan in 2016 and at Nebraska in 2017. These games are must-see events for CU fans as the Buffs visit the Big House in Ann Arbor, Michigan, and play their former Big 12 rival in Lincoln, Nebraska.
Away pre-game events are a cooperative effort among the Office of the President, CU-Boulder Office of the Chancellor, the Alumni Association and the CU Office of Advancement.
Game tickets – For all Buffs’ road games, tickets are available in the visitors section through the CU Athletics Department.
|Friday, Aug. 29||Colorado State||Denver||7 p.m.||Fox Sports 1|
|Saturday, Sept.6||Massachusetts||Massachusetts||1 p.m.||ESPN 3|
|Saturday, Sept. 13||Arizona State||Boulder||8 p.m.||ESPNU|
|Saturday, Sept. 20||Hawaii||Boulder||Noon||Pac-12 Networks|
|Saturday, Sept. 27||Cal||Berkeley||2 p.m.||Pac-12 Networks|
|Saturday, Oct. 4.||Oregon State||Boulder||2 p.m.||Pac-12 Networks|
|Saturday, Oct. 18||USC||Los Angeles||4 p.m.||Pac-12 Networks|
|Saturday, Oct. 25.||UCLA||Boulder||Noon||Pac-12 Networks|
|Saturday, Nov. 1||Washington||Boulder||11 a.m.||Pac-12 Networks|
|Saturday, Nov. 8||Arizona||Tucson||6 p.m.||Pac-12 Networks|
|Saturday, Nov. 22||Oregon||Eugene||2:30 p.m.||Pac-12 Networks|
|Saturday, Nov. 29||Utah||Boulder||11 a.m.||Pac-12 Networks|
All games in GOLD are home games played at Folsom Field.
Here’s the schedule for the next few years.
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