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The Cathedrals
DICK FRIEDMAN
August 22, 2012
The stadiums of the Pac-12—the most worshipped spots on campus—blend tradition and scenery, sound and feasts to keep fans making their sweet pilgrimages, time and again
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August 22, 2012

The Cathedrals

The stadiums of the Pac-12—the most worshipped spots on campus—blend tradition and scenery, sound and feasts to keep fans making their sweet pilgrimages, time and again

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COLORADO BUFFALOES FOLSOM FIELD STADIUM

CAPACITY 53,613

FIRST GAME Oct. 11, 1924 Colorado 39, Regis 0

INITIAL CAPACITY 26,000

MOST RECENT RENOVATION 2003

SIGNATURE FEATURE The Rockies

PATRON SAINT Coach Frederick Folsom (77-23-2)

INDELIBLE MOMENT On Sept. 26, 1970, Penn State came to Boulder with a 23-game winning streak. The Buffs emphatically snapped it 41--13. The highlight: Cliff Branch's 97-yard kick return for a TD to open the second half.

COLLEGE KNOWLEDGE A buffalo first showed his horns at the game against Denver on Nov. 29, 1934, three weeks after the nickname was adopted. Four students rented a buffalo calf for $25. Colorado won 7--0.

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