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CSU’s consultants set out a time line starting from Sept. 5, with site preparation starting Sept. 11, 2013, stadium construction starting Dec. 4, 2013 and substantial completion by Aug. 25, 2015.
CSU’s consultants set out a time line starting from Sept. 5, with site preparation starting Sept. 11, 2013, stadium construction starting Dec. 4, 2013.
CSU’s consultants set out a time line starting from Sept. 5, with site preparation starting Sept. 11, 2013.
CSU President Tony Frank publishes a white paper on college athletics that raises the possibility of an on-campus stadium.
Frank announces that he thinks CSU should pursue building an on-campus stadium.
CSU’s Stadium Advisory Committee formally recommends that the university could build and finance a new on-campus stadium. Frank takes the recommendation under advisement.
Consultants advising CSU recommend building the facility near Lake Street and the Plant Environmental Research Center, with a price tag of about $246 million.
CSU launches a series of study groups and advisory panels to explore the possibility of an on-campus stadium. Frank says the facility must be privately funded.
January 1912: a student-faculty group persuades the governing board to build a new football field along College Avenue.
CSU athletic director Jack Graham announces the university is exploring the possibily of building an on-campus football stadium.
The first game played at Hughes Stadium was sept. 28, 1968.
Ground was broken to begin the constrctuion of Hughes Stadium on May 8, 1967.
1966: Boosters led by a local car dealer commit the university’s governing board to building a new stadium, hoping that improved ticket sales, higher student fees and revenues from a television deal would make the project viable
Harry W. Hughes arrives on campus as physical director. The football team he coaches loses every single game that year.
First intercollegiate football game played by students at the State Agricultural College. The game was played against Longmont Academy, which beat the Fort Collins students 12-8.