Cowboys Look to Snap Losing Streak Against Rams in 113th Border War

Cowboys Look to Snap Losing Streak Against Rams in 113th Border War

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LARAMIE — It is a rivalry for the ages. It is a series played in three different centuries, dating back to the first meeting in 1899. And for both of this week’s teams, the Wyoming Cowboys and the Colorado State Rams, it is the oldest rivalry in both schools’ histories.

This Saturday will see the Cowboys and Rams meet on a football field for the 113th time in The Border War.

Wyoming will enter Saturday’s game with a 4-4 overall record and an 0-4 record in the Mountain West. Colorado State is 3-5 overall and 2-2 in the Mountain West.

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Since 1968, the two schools have battled for the “Bronze Boot” traveling trophy. This year will be the 54th meeting in the Bronze Boot portion of the series. Wyoming leads the Bronze Boot portion of the series 28-25. The Bronze Boot trophy was created from an actual boot worn in Vietnam by Dan Romero, a CSU ROTC instructor.

Since the end of World War II, Wyoming and CSU have played every season for 76 consecutive seasons from 1946 to this season. Over the past 75 consecutive meetings, dating back to the 1946 season, Wyoming leads 43-32-0.

Colorado State leads the overall series 59-48-5.

The game is schedule to kick off at 1:30 p.m., Mountain Time, from Wyoming’s War Memorial Stadium.