Ted Chalfen

Ted has been a fan of CU football and basketball for almost his entire life. One of his earliest sports memories is the 2001 Big XII Championship Game. In 2015, he decided to start writing about the Buffs. You can follow him on Twitter @TheGhostofMarv.

By the mid-1950s, the Colorado Buffaloes football program had grown from a regional power to a contender in one of the nation’s premier conferences. Folsom Field was no longer large enough to contain the crowds that wanted to see the Buffs; especially when Nebraska and Oklahoma came to town. With both of those teams on the docket for 1956, plans…

Prologue Last Friday night, more than 10,000 University of Colorado students packed the south stands at Mile High Stadium to watch their team win the Rocky Mountain Showdown for the third consecutive year. CU nearly ran out of student sports passes before the game, and students lined up around the block to get them on game day. These scenes may…...

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