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2016 and Buffemup

have it spot on. Long before Mac I, Buff fans hated the corn. The old Big 8 pecking order was typically OU, then NU, then CU and/or MU. In CU's good years, they could play OU close, sometimes win, but rarely played NU well and hardly ever won. Through those years, and to this day, the ragged hordes from Nebraska kept escaping that hellhole and moving here. And, bringing the only thing they could be proud of from there - cornhusker football - and clinging to it. The big matchup each year was OU/NU, and 90% of CU fans were for OU. Mac I didn't proclaim the rival, he asked CU who they hated. The answer was overwhelming - NU - so he started building the Buffs to compete with them, and succeeded.

You're not serious about CSU, right? The CU/Utah rivalry will grow, it takes time and consequential games.

(In response to this post by cswilliam)

Posted: 02/27/2016 at 12:03PM


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CFB Fan Bases Most Obsessed with Their Rivals -- CUKev 02/25/2016 5:07PM
  Utah is pretty well deserved -- cswilliam 02/27/2016 09:47AM
  2016 and Buffemup -- SilverII 02/27/2016 12:03PM
  IMO the CU/Utah rivalry is brewing... -- CUKev 02/28/2016 12:22AM
  Thanks for the history -- cswilliam 02/27/2016 7:51PM
  Re: 2016 and Buffemup -- buffalo30 02/27/2016 2:50PM
  It's actually... -- BuffaloMoe 02/27/2016 7:03PM
  Re: It's actually... -- buffalo30 02/27/2016 7:26PM
  Hatred for Huskers existed before Mac -- BuffsIn2016 02/27/2016 11:26AM
  Re: Hatred for Huskers existed before Mac -- buffalo30 02/27/2016 2:46PM
  Re: Hatred for Huskers existed before Mac -- McKelvie 02/27/2016 4:55PM
  You're wrong! I don't care anything about -- buffemup 02/27/2016 11:13AM
  Re: You're wrong! I don't care anything about -- buffalo30 02/27/2016 2:39PM
  True. ** -- Buffs4Ever 02/27/2016 5:52PM
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