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Tracking The Origins Of The Rivalry Between C.U. & Nebraska

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An archive photo from the 1986 CU vs. Nebraska game where fans rushed the field, toppling over a goal post.

A big college football rivalry returns to Colorado Saturday, Sept. 7. The CU Buffs will face off against the Nebraska Cornhuskers at Folsom Field in Boulder. It's a rivalry that can be traced back to the 1800s. It's had unforgettable moments like in 1986 when CU broke a 19-game losing streak, defeating Nebraska 20-10.  Dave Plati, the associate athletic director at CU Boulder, looks back at the legendary rivalry.

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The scoreboard from the 1986 CU vs. Nebraska game where the Buffs defeated the Cornhuskers at home 20-10.