This game was supposed to be about redemption. The Colorado Buffaloes felt ‘embarrassed’ after the Pac-12 Championship and felt like they had something to prove in the rematch against the Washington Huskies. There was just one problem, they never fixed the biggest problem in the Pac-12 Championship game, run defense.
A Pac-12 championship rematch will garner lots of attention. One of the things that flies under the radar is the attention it gets from recruits. High school football players love to see a great college atmosphere so the bigger games always seem to attract the most recruits.
The Colorado Buffaloes have already added plenty of skilled players both on offense and defense in the 2018 recruiting class, but up to this point they had yet to fill their need on the defensive line. That changed on Thursday morning when Melekiola 'Tava' Finau, a three-star recruit out of Sacramento, CA, verbally committed to play for the Buffaloes.
As the Colorado Buffaloes beat the Northern Colorado Bears handedly 41-21, they left a lot to be desired from Buffs fans. There are questions that remained unanswered and some questions that got answered this past Saturday. Here are some of the main takeaways from week three.
That is the quietest career day that Steven Montez will ever have. He threw for a career high 357 yards and four touchdowns.
Dante Sparaco has been gearing up to be a Colorado Buffalo for a while now. He was the first one commit, along with Jonathan Van Diest, as a part of CU’s 2017 recruiting class. Sparaco was able to make his debut in the season opener against Colorado State and he couldn’t have been happier about it.
Steven Montez paid tribute to his fraternity, Sigma Pi, on Saturday after scoring his first rushing touchdown of the season. What he didn’t know at the time, was that he was paying tribute to the loss of a brother that passed away on Friday evening.
BOULDER – A lot of hype can lead to a lot of disappointment. That is exactly what has happened to the offense for the Colorado Buffaloes. There was so much build-up in the off-season because of the nine returning starters. “I don’t think there’s any concern, to be honest,” quarterback Steven Montez said after the game. “I think like Isaiah [Oliver]…...
This Saturday, the Buffs host the Texas State Bobcats, a matchup that should allow them to develop offensive and defensive momentum that they can carry into week four against last season's Pac-12 champs, Washington.
Allie Monroy and Chase Howell breakdown the upcoming matchup and what they are expecting from the Buffs offense after last week's performance. They talk about two players fans should look out for as well as their predictions.
To the surprise of many, sixth-year senior and starting left tackle, Jeromy Irwin, was inactive on Friday night when the Colorado Buffaloes took on Colorado State. Trotting out to start the game at left tackle was Josh Kaiser, who made his first start as a Buff.
Entering his second season with the Colorado Buffaloes, former junior college transfer Drew Lewis is now a starter at inside linebacker.
Head coach Mike MacIntyre addressed the media following Wednesday's practice. Topics include the growth of Trey Udoffia, the speculation of allowing redshirts to play in more games and what home field advantage means at Folsom Field.
A successful defensive outing against the Rams last week alleviated some of the concerns that critics seemed to have about the Buffs reconstructed secondary, but the offense's struggles to get going in the second half raised a fresh set of questions.
The four-star recruit has already drawn praise from teammates and coaches, and he has big plans for his time at CU.
BOULDER – While audiences on both sides of Friday night’s matchup expected a shootout, the Rocky Mountain Showdown ended in a 17-3 victory for the Colorado Buffaloes. The relatively low final score can be partially attributed to impressive defensive play by both teams, but it also highlighted an area of concern for CU. Despite high expectations this season for their…...
BOULDER – The Colorado Buffaloes came out and made a statement Friday night in their 17-3 victory over the Colorado State Rams. It wasn’t a statement because they won, but it was how they won that surprised people the most. With everyone expecting a shootout (hand raised here), the defense came in and just shut down the Rams in brilliant…...
The talk during the pre-season was all about the step back that the Colorado Buffaloes defense was going to take. That might’ve pissed them off a little bit. They came in and shut down the Colorado State Rams for the second year in a row.