UW, CSU restore bronze boot trophy

After 53 years playing for the traveling trophy, the two long-time rivals have restored The Boot.

It’s been fought over and celebrated with in football locker rooms for over five decades, and before its life in bronze began, it was on the foot of an American soldier, captain Dan Romero, on the ground of the Vietnam War.

And, after 53 years on college football sidelines, it was beginning to show its age.

That’s why, in January 2021, officials from Colorado State and Wyoming got together and decided the time was right to restore The Bronze Boot to protect it for the next 50-plus years of its existence and beyond.

“I know both schools are extremely proud and passionate about the rivalry we sh...


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