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Folsom Field

2400 Colorado Avenue
Boulder, Boulder County, Colorado, 80302

Folsom Field
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Folsom Field is an outdoor football stadium in the western United States, located on the campus of the University of Colorado in Boulder. It is the home field of the Colorado Buffaloes of the Pac-12 Conference.
Opened in 1924, the horseshoe-shaped stadium was renamed Folsom Field in 1944, following the death of coach Fred Folsom. He coached the Buffs from 1895 to 1902 and 1908 to 1915, compiling a 78–24–2 (.760) overall record.

A major expansion in 1956 raised the height of the stadium and increased its capacity to 45,000. In 1967, 6,000 more seats were added with the removal of the running track; the track and field team relocated to Potts Field on the East Campus. A sizable, six-level press box was added in 1968 to the top of the west side grandstand. In 2003, suites and club seating were added to the east side of the stadium, raising the capacity to 53,750.

The south end zone was featured in the opening and closing credits of the late 1970s television show Mork and Mindy, which was set in Boulder.

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