On the 76th edition of the BSN Denver Colorado Buffaloes podcast Ryan Koenigsberg, Allie Monroy and Jake Shapiro discuss all the latest news from the Colorado Buffaloes. The gang discussed Shap and Will’s columns, Pac-12 Media Day and much more.

Jake Shapiro

Since he was a teenager Jake has been a credentialed reporter, now he works on the Colorado Rockies beat for BSN Denver. 'Shap' was discovered by a BSN Denver employee while picking a fight in Beer League Softball—despite his five-foot-three frame—earning him respect and a job. He does play-by-play on the radio for all CU games, and studied Journalism at the University of Colorado. Follow him on Twitter @Shapalicious.

  • clutch299

    Shap last week: We don’t have enough access so I’m going to have to predict 1 win because we only get 1 practice. Why can’t the journalists get more access?

    Shap this week: I have a feeling that the guys don’t want it because of some sub-tweets and I can look them in the eyes. I have the most access of anyone.

    I get that the point of this whole discussion is to prognosticate but I think a lot of the prognostication needs to be taken with a grain of salt since this is all happening before fall camp even starts. Also, I don’t think Mac’s comments about recruiting and “looking a kid in the eyes” have anything to do with journalists getting access. This doesn’t mean your complaint isn’t valid, I think it is, and I wish you had more access too. However, I think a lot of what Mac brings to this team beyond strategy and recruiting is the motivational factor. You guys criticize him for crying too much and being overly paranoid, but the results that he’s shown on the field show that when he talks, the players listen. He has shown that he has been able to get these guys tuned in and on the same page now that he has a full cycle of his players on board.

    I would expect a lot of the tweeting and bickering about player rankings will shut up once fall camp starts. I think most of that is just posturing amongst the players. If they want to use it as motivation, great. If they are being too selfish and not looking out for their teammates, I firmly believe Mac and the coaching staff will get that sorted out once they start camp.

    • He’s great at running a program no doubt. I think like you said a lot is to be determined.