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Photos: CSU Fans Care a Lot About Beating CU Footballers, CU Fans Just Want to Party

Photo by Jake Shane. Click to see the complete CSU and CU Face Off at the 2014 Rocky Mountain Showdown slide show.
Photo by Jake Shane. Click to see the complete CSU and CU Face Off at the 2014 Rocky Mountain Showdown slide show.

At Friday's Rocky Mountain Showdown, I was decked out in CU attire, since my daughters are students there. And when passing through the Rams' section of the parking lot, I tended to get one of two reactions. The first was: "Fuck you! Fuck CU!" And the second was "FUCK YOU! FUCK CU!"

Astonishingly, most CSU boosters maintained this level of passion throughout the game, during which CU blew a 17-7 third quarter lead by giving up 24 unanswered points to lose 31-17. The contrast between them and CU fans was illustrated by a series of Jumbotron juxtapositions. Shot of CSU section: Everyone going crazy! Shot of CU section: Bro looking at his phone.

Jake Shane captures some of these differences in photos on view below. Check them out here -- and click to see the complete CSU and CU Face Off at the 2014 Rocky Mountain Showdown slide show.

See also: Mike MacIntyre, new CU Buffs coach: Fresh new face or second coming of Dan Hawkins?

Photo by Jake Shane. Click to see the complete CSU and CU Face Off at the 2014 Rocky Mountain Showdown slide show.
Photo by Jake Shane. Click to see the complete CSU and CU Face Off at the 2014 Rocky Mountain Showdown slide show.
Photo by Jake Shane. Click to see the complete CSU and CU Face Off at the 2014 Rocky Mountain Showdown slide show.
Photo by Jake Shane. Click to see the complete CSU and CU Face Off at the 2014 Rocky Mountain Showdown slide show.
Photo by Jake Shane. Click to see the complete CSU and CU Face Off at the 2014 Rocky Mountain Showdown slide show.
Photo by Jake Shane. Click to see the complete CSU and CU Face Off at the 2014 Rocky Mountain Showdown slide show.
Photo by Jake Shane. Click to see the complete CSU and CU Face Off at the 2014 Rocky Mountain Showdown slide show.
Photo by Jake Shane. Click to see the complete CSU and CU Face Off at the 2014 Rocky Mountain Showdown slide show.

Continue to see more photos from the 2014 CSU-CU Rocky Mountain Showdown.

 

Photo by Jake Shane. Click to see the complete CSU and CU Face Off at the 2014 Rocky Mountain Showdown slide show.
Photo by Jake Shane. Click to see the complete CSU and CU Face Off at the 2014 Rocky Mountain Showdown slide show.
Photo by Jake Shane. Click to see the complete CSU and CU Face Off at the 2014 Rocky Mountain Showdown slide show.
Photo by Jake Shane. Click to see the complete CSU and CU Face Off at the 2014 Rocky Mountain Showdown slide show.
Photo by Jake Shane. Click to see the complete CSU and CU Face Off at the 2014 Rocky Mountain Showdown slide show.
Photo by Jake Shane. Click to see the complete CSU and CU Face Off at the 2014 Rocky Mountain Showdown slide show.
Photo by Jake Shane. Click to see the complete CSU and CU Face Off at the 2014 Rocky Mountain Showdown slide show.
Photo by Jake Shane. Click to see the complete CSU and CU Face Off at the 2014 Rocky Mountain Showdown slide show.

Continue to see more photos from the 2014 CSU-CU Rocky Mountain Showdown.

 

Photo by Jake Shane. Click to see the complete CSU and CU Face Off at the 2014 Rocky Mountain Showdown slide show.
Photo by Jake Shane. Click to see the complete CSU and CU Face Off at the 2014 Rocky Mountain Showdown slide show.
Photo by Jake Shane. Click to see the complete CSU and CU Face Off at the 2014 Rocky Mountain Showdown slide show.
Photo by Jake Shane. Click to see the complete CSU and CU Face Off at the 2014 Rocky Mountain Showdown slide show.
Photo by Jake Shane. Click to see the complete CSU and CU Face Off at the 2014 Rocky Mountain Showdown slide show.
Photo by Jake Shane. Click to see the complete CSU and CU Face Off at the 2014 Rocky Mountain Showdown slide show.
Photo by Jake Shane. Click to see the complete CSU and CU Face Off at the 2014 Rocky Mountain Showdown slide show.
Photo by Jake Shane. Click to see the complete CSU and CU Face Off at the 2014 Rocky Mountain Showdown slide show.

Continue to see more photos from the 2014 CSU-CU Rocky Mountain Showdown.

 

Photo by Jake Shane. Click to see the complete CSU and CU Face Off at the 2014 Rocky Mountain Showdown slide show.
Photo by Jake Shane. Click to see the complete CSU and CU Face Off at the 2014 Rocky Mountain Showdown slide show.
Photo by Jake Shane. Click to see the complete CSU and CU Face Off at the 2014 Rocky Mountain Showdown slide show.
Photo by Jake Shane. Click to see the complete CSU and CU Face Off at the 2014 Rocky Mountain Showdown slide show.
Photo by Jake Shane. Click to see the complete CSU and CU Face Off at the 2014 Rocky Mountain Showdown slide show.
Photo by Jake Shane. Click to see the complete CSU and CU Face Off at the 2014 Rocky Mountain Showdown slide show.
Photo by Jake Shane. Click to see the complete CSU and CU Face Off at the 2014 Rocky Mountain Showdown slide show.
Photo by Jake Shane. Click to see the complete CSU and CU Face Off at the 2014 Rocky Mountain Showdown slide show.

Continue to see more photos from the 2014 CSU-CU Rocky Mountain Showdown.

 

Photo by Jake Shane. Click to see the complete CSU and CU Face Off at the 2014 Rocky Mountain Showdown slide show.
Photo by Jake Shane. Click to see the complete CSU and CU Face Off at the 2014 Rocky Mountain Showdown slide show.
Photo by Jake Shane. Click to see the complete CSU and CU Face Off at the 2014 Rocky Mountain Showdown slide show.
Photo by Jake Shane. Click to see the complete CSU and CU Face Off at the 2014 Rocky Mountain Showdown slide show.
Photo by Jake Shane. Click to see the complete CSU and CU Face Off at the 2014 Rocky Mountain Showdown slide show.
Photo by Jake Shane. Click to see the complete CSU and CU Face Off at the 2014 Rocky Mountain Showdown slide show.
Photo by Jake Shane. Click to see the complete CSU and CU Face Off at the 2014 Rocky Mountain Showdown slide show.
Photo by Jake Shane. Click to see the complete CSU and CU Face Off at the 2014 Rocky Mountain Showdown slide show.

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