Officially licensed Colorado Buffaloes Basketball clothing and apparel
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The Colorado Buffaloes are the athletic teams that represent the University of Colorado Boulder. The university sponsors 17 varsity sports teams. Both the men’s and females’s teams are called the Buffaloes (Buffs for brief) or, hardly ever, the Golden Buffaloes. “Lady Buffs” referred to the women’s groups starting in the 1970s, but was officially dropped in 1993. The nickname was picked by the school paper in a contest with a $5 reward in 1934 won by Andrew Dickson of Boulder. The university takes part as a member of the Pac-12 Conference at the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division I Football Bowl Subdivision (FBS) level. Rick George was announced as the 6th athletic director in program history on July 17, 2013, following the resignation of Mike Bohn, and after an interim appointment by former Women’s Basketball Head Coach and present senior associate athletic director and senior ladies’s administrator Ceal Barry. Colorado has won 28 championship games in its history, with 20 in skiing, including 2015. It was ranked # 14 of “America’s Best Sports College” in a 2002 analysis carried out by Sports Illustrated. The University has no males’s baseball, tennis, soccer, lacrosse, or volleyball programs.
Competitive football started on the Boulder school in 1890. Early games, which bore more similarity to rugby than modern football, were played against the School of Mines and Utah. The football arena, initially named “Colorado Stadium,” was opened in 1924 and was officially named Folsom Field in November 1944 to honor Coach Fred Folsom, among the most highly regarded college football coaches of his day.
In 1934, the university’s intercollegiate groups were officially nicknamed the “Buffaloes.” Previous nicknames used by the press consisted of the “Silver Helmets” and “Frontiersmen.” The final game of 1934, against the University of Denver, saw also the first running of a bison in a Colorado football game. A bison calf was leased from a local ranch and ran along the sidelines.
The year 1947 marked bottom line in race relations on school. The Buffaloes signed up with the Missouri Valley Intercollegiate Athletic Association, frequently called the Big Six, then to be referred to as the Big Seven, and later on the Big Eight (whose former members would combine with 4 schools from the former Southwest Conference to create the new Big 12 Conference in 1996). However, Missouri and Oklahoma had guidelines which would have allowed them to challenge teams with “colored” players. A student outcry, led by campus paper Silver and Gold, led to a motion against these Jim Crow limitations which broadened to all the campuses of the Big 7 and ultimately result in their repeal.
On June 10, 2010, the Buffaloes revealed that they would join the Pac-12 Conference in all sports starting on July 1, 2011.