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Wide receiver Laviska Shenault Jr. is headed to the NFL.

The Colorado Buffaloes' star receiver announced on Twitter Tuesday afternoon that'd he will forego his senior year of college eligiblity in favor of declaring for the NFL Draft. 

The decision came as no surprise, as Shenault will likely be chosen in the first round of the draft. DNVR's draft guru Andre Simone has Shenault ranked as the 15th-best prospect in the draft and the fourth-best wide receiver.

Most mock drafts have Shenault falling to the bottowm of the first round, primarily due to the injuries he sustained throughout the 2019 season. However, a strong showing in the pre-draft process—namely his pro day and the NFL Combine—seems likely given his athletic abilities and Shenault could climb back up draft boards.

Here's where Shenault would fit best in the NFL:

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SALT LAKE CITY — The Colorado Buffaloes fell 45-15 to the No. 6 Utah Utes Saturday night in the final game of the season.

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BOULDER — The schedule did no favors to the Colorado men’s basketball team on Saturday against Sacramento State, as most students had not returned to Boulder while the ones who had were more focused on the football game in Salt Lake City. But while Colorado’s football team struggled in Utah, the basketball team did enough to improve to 6-0 on…...

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While Boulder received heavy snow to kick off its’ Thanksgiving festivities, the Colorado Buffaloes were still enjoying time in Las Vegas and preparing to take home the MGM Resorts Main Event Championship Belt. For the first time all season, the Buffs were behind for the majority of the game and had to claw their way back in. Colorado had some…...

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BOULDER — The Colorado Buffaloes beat the Washington Huskies 20-14 Saturday night to improve thier record to 5-6.

Here's what we learned:

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As University of Colorado students packed up for fall break, the Buffs’ basketball team packed up for a trip to Las Vegas to play in the MGM Resorts Main Event. The tournament, which takes place Sunday and Tuesday, is a four-team affair held at the T-Mobile Arena, the site of the  Pac-12 tournament. Colorado won its opening game against Wyoming…...

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Colorado's defense struggled this season.

At least until it simplified.

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The Colorado Buffaloes will host the washington Huskies in their final home game of 2019.

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BOULDER — Colorado woke up Monday morning to the news that they had climbed to No. 23 in the AP Poll, and followed it up with a strong showing later that night.

The Buffs came in as 10.5-point favorites, but UC-Irvine came in with a 3-1 record of their own. For a team that made the NCAA Tournament just one year ago, the Anteaters presented another strong early-season matchup for CU. Ultimately, fans saw what more game action can do to help iron out wrinkles.

Heres what we saw Monday night:

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BOULDER — The Colorado Buffaloes welcomed its basketball team to a roaring crowd in its opening home game as they rolled to a 71-53 victory over San Diego Toreros. The Buffs entered the night as 18-point favorites but the Toreros kept the score close in the first half, as Colorado struggled to string together runs and contain San Diego’s deep…...

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BOULDER — Buffs soccer is headed to the second round of the NCAA Tournament, and there’s even more to like about the Colorado Buffaloes’ performance last week. Here’s what went down: Football Colorado had the week off and now looks forward to taking on Washington in Boulder, with kick-off coming at 8 p.m. Saturday on ESPN. Basketball Both the men’s…...

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Davion Taylor was in the middle of a lifting session when he was surprised by a guest: associate athletic director for football, Lance Carl.

Carl told Taylor that head coach Mel Tucker wanted to speak with him, so Taylor cut his lift short. The pair took the elevator up to the top floor of the Champions Center and walked to Tucker’s suite overlooking Folsom Field.

When Tucker greeted them at his door, Taylor didn’t know what to think.

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If you're worried about Ralphie V, don't be.

The fifth iteration University of Colorado's live Buffalo mascot officially retired on Tuesday after not taking her traditional lap pregame around the field for two straight football home games. 

"It's sad," Ralphie Live Mascot Program Manager John Graves said Tuesday in a press conference. "It's the end of an era."

Ralphie V, whose birth name is Blackout, turned 13 in October and has been running for 12 years. That's a fairly standard length for a Ralphie's career. The difference for Ralphie V is the reason why she retired.

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BOULDER — The Colorado Buffaloes beat the Stanford Cardinal 16-13 Saturday afternoon at Folsom Field.

The win stops the bleeding of a five-game losing streak. Prior to Saturday, Colorado gave up at least 30 points in 14 consecutive games.

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College basketball season tipped-off with a bang Friday night in China as the Colorado Buffaloes took on the Arizona State Sun Devils. The Buffs avoided a second-half comeback attempt to win 81-71 victory. The Buffs controlled the tempo for the majority of the game, and have a lot to build on as they head back to Boulder.

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After extensive research and watching lots of film from his time at Alabama, the All-American Bowl and as a high school phenome, we break down Colorado Football's star recruit Antonio Alfano, with a focus on key questions like how high his ceiling is and where his best fit will be in Mel Tucker's defense.

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There was a lot going on around Colorado Buffaloes athletics this week, but the biggest story is the first Pac-12 title of the school year.

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Mel Tucker instituted two "developmental periods" per week during in-season practices when he took over as the Buffs' head coach. Each Monday and Wednesday, a section of on-field work is dedicated, not to game-planning for that week's opponent, but to giving reps to younger guys and coaching them up.

The goal was to get them ready for 2020 and beyond, but as the season has played out the timeline has been sped up.

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BOULDER — "The heart of a champion," "The heart of a lion," "The straw that stirs the drink."

No matter what phrase head coach Tad Boyle used to describe his star player during Buffaloes' basketball media day back on Oct. 16, one point was driven home clearly—McKinley Wright is looking to drive this team to new heights.

Boyle is entering his tenth season as head coach at Colorado and believes this team is prepared to build off of last years' late-season success, leading fans to wonder just how much this team can accomplish.

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