Football: Former CU Buffs Coach Chuck Fairbanks Dies at 79

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Football: Former CU Buffs Coach Chuck Fairbanks Dies at 79

For many longtime Colorado football fans the Chuck Fairbanks era is defined by back-to-back losses to Drake and the wardrobe malfunction that was changing the Buffs' primary uniform color from black to blue. As word of the legendary coach's death spread amongst the CU family on Tuesday, some of Fairbanks' players remembered a fair man and a skilled leader who may have just had bad timing in Boulder.

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