"This is a great loss to the lives he had touched," said former Buffaloes assistant coach Brian Cabral, who recruited Salaam to Boulder.
"It's unfortunate that it has to end," Cabral said. "It's in the hearts of so many former players and so many people through the years. What this game means, what the feelings and emotions are, and everything that comes with this game, how do you re-create that? That's going to be a big challenge."