A few Wyoming Cowboys share their thoughts on college football and 150 years of the sport

The Pokes celebrate with the Bronze Boot Trophy as they win the 111th annual Border War.
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LARAMIE, Wyo. (Wyoming News Now) -- This year, the sport of college football is celebrating its 150th Anniversary. This season isn't quite over for the University of Wyoming, but they have already finished bowl eligible and undefeated at home.

A signature win for the Pokes was the upset over the Missouri Tigers in the home opener. For C.J. Coldon, who returned a fumble in the game for a touchdown, he said that was one of his favorite memories as a Cowboy.

“I know we needed points so it was like we’ve got to get on the board some way somehow," Coldon said, "That would probably be it because it was a big play. I just put points up on the board it just sparked a lot of energy. It was crazy."

For Sean Chambers, he said he watched football growing up. “A specific memory I have is waking up at 9 o’clock in the morning on Saturdays and turning on the TV and watching college football all day and then having to go to my game and then after my game, checking the scores and watching college football all the time and just thinking it was the coolest thing. When I was young I used to think that college football was way better than the NFL.”

For Head Coach Craig Bohl, the win against Missouri was his first win against a power-five team while coaching the Pokes. The team also beat Colorado State at home this season in the Border War.