DENVER (CBS4)– With Colorado State not on the Colorado Buffaloes schedule next year, the school has found a new team to play at Empower Field at Mile High. It was announced Monday that next season’s game with Texas A&M will kick off in Denver.
No time has been set for the game but it will be played on the 20th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks on the East Coast.READ MORE: Colorado Senate: Initial OK To Easing Child Abuse Lawsuits
Colorado’s 5-game winning streak in the Mile High City will face a huge test against the Aggies who finished the 2020 season with a 9-1 record and ranked 4th in the final polls.READ MORE: Denver Public Schools To Discuss Extension To School Year
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The game will not be part of CU’s season ticket package, but season ticket holders will have priority to purchase tickets for the game. CU will play its normal 6-game home schedule with 2 other home non-conference games. The Buffs will host Ed McCaffrey’s UNC Bears on Sept. 3 and then welcome the Big 10’s Minnesota Golden Gophers on Sept. 18.