The Bronze Boot

The annual Wyoming-Colorado State football game has evolved into one ofthe most bitterly contested rivalries in college football. The teams havewaged the "Border War" every year but six since the schools began playingin 1899. In fact, this is the oldest interstate rivalry west of theMississippi River. In 1968, the ROTC detachments of the respective schoolsinitiated the Bronze Boot, a travelling trophy awarded to the winner ofthe contest each year. The Boot was originally worn in Vietnam by a CSUgraduate. The boot has rested in UW's Fieldhouse in 17 of the 29 yearssince its inception. The Bronze Boot has become one of the most famoustraveling trophies in college football. Following is a list of the Boot Seriesscores:

Year  Outcome                        Site  1968  Wyoming 46, Colorado State 14  Ft. Collins1969  Wyoming 39, Colorado State 3   Laramie1970  Wyoming 16, Colorado State 6   Ft. Collins1971  Wyoming 17, Colorado State 6   Laramie1972  Wyoming 28, Colorado State 9   Ft. Collins1973  Wyoming 35, Colorado State 3   Laramie1974  Colorado State 11, Wyoming 6   Ft. Collins1975  Colorado State 3, Wyoming 0    Laramie1976  Colorado State 19, Wyoming 16  Ft. Collins1977  Wyoming 29, Colorado State 13  Laramie1978  Wyoming 13, Colorado State 3   Ft. Collins1979  Colorado State 20, Wyoming 16  Laramie1980  Colorado State 28, Wyoming 25  Ft. Collins1981  Wyoming 55, Colorado State 21  Laramie1982  Colorado State 9, Wyoming 3    Ft. Collins1983  Wyoming 42, Colorado State 17  Laramie1984  Wyoming 43, Colorado State 34  Ft. Collins1985  Colorado State 30, Wyoming 19  Laramie1986  Colorado State20, Wyoming 15   Ft. Collins1987  Wyoming 20, Colorado State 15  Laramie1988  Wyoming 48, Colorado State 14  Ft. Collins1989  Wyoming 56, Colorado State 35  Laramie1990  Colorado State 17, Wyoming 8   Ft. Collins1991  Wyoming 35, Colorado State 28  Laramie1992  Wyoming 31, Colorado State 14  Ft. Collins  1993  Colorado State 41, Wyoming 21  Laramie1994  Colorado State 35, Wyoming 24  Ft. Collins1995  Colorado State 31, Wyoming 24  Laramie1996  Wyoming 25, Colorado State 24  Ft. Collins1997  Colorado State 14, Wyoming 7   Laramie1998  Wyoming 27, Colorado State 19  Ft. Collins

Wyoming leads the series, 18-13