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HOT COUGAR ACTION: Colorado Fun Facts

Unlike UNLV who had a website dedicated to fun facts and SDSU who had Anchorman references, it wasn't easy to find any fun facts about Colorado. 

So instead you'll have to settle for the following, they are facts but they lack the fun.

Fun Fact: Colorado currently houses the most financially powerful student government in the nation.


Fun Fact: The official school colors are silver and gold, as opposed to the common belief of black and gold. Silver and gold were chosen to represent the state's mineral wealth, but the colors did not look good together on the uniforms, so black was substituted.

They took black for blacks sake to the next level. Raise your hand if you knew black wasn't an official Colorado color.

Fun Fact: They are one of two NCAA Division I teams to complete a 5th down conversion (the other being Cornell).

It's pronounced colonel and it's the highest rank in the military.

WSU tries to be perfect on Wednesday - SportsLink - - Sept. 27, 2011
COUGARS There was something different about Washington State's football practice today, and it wasn't just wrinkle in the offense or a new coverage by the defense. Read on.

Pac-12 Confidential | The Pac-12's hot-seat set | Seattle Times Newspaper
2. Wulff. No secret here. The Cougars at least have to threaten to get to a bowl game, something made more difficult by the temporary loss of quarterback Jeff Tuel.

Pac-12 season offers chance at fresh start for CU Buffs - Brush News-Tribune
The Buffs can still smell the roses. At least for another week or two. After producing a disheartening 1-3 non-conference record, Colorado has turned the focus to its first Pac-12 schedule, which begins Saturday with Washington State's visit to Folsom Field.

Cougars Notebook: WSU, Colorado hope to shrug off preseason ranking " Kitsap Sun
PULLMAN — Washington State and Colorado hope a change in conferences leads to a change in wins and losses when they make their Pac-12 Conference debuts Saturday afternoon in Boulder, Colo.

Colorado Buffaloes vs Washington State Cougars: Film Study - The Ralphie Report
The Isiah Barton TD reception, put under the microscope.

Washington State cleans up team culture - College Basketball Nation Blog - ESPN
Washington State filled its news section this offseason with stories of community service. The Cougars helped one woman build a house with Habitat for Humanity, encouraged academics with kids at a basketball clinic, walked in the National Lentil Festival Parade in Pullman, and hung out with senior citizens at a community center.