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2008 Season Archive

  Recruiting Update – January 24th There are 17 known verbal commits for the CU recruiting class of 2009. Assuming we keep the commits we have so far, the class breaks down as follows: offense (8): one quarterback (Clark Evans), three receivers (Jarrod Darden, Diante Jackson, Andre Simmons), one tight end (DaVaughn Thornton), and three offensive linemen (Jack Harris, Gus Handler, David Bakhtiari), defense (8): four defensive linemen (Nick Kasa, Edward Nuckols, Nate Bonsu, J. Forrest West), two linebackers (Derrick Webb, Liloa Nobriga), two defensive backs (Ayodeji Olatoye, Parker Orms), […]

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  Coach Hawkins calls for a ten win season In a Rocky Mountain News article on December 16th, Colorado head coach Dan Hawkins was quoted as forecasting for 2009, “10 wins and no excuses”. My first reaction was one of shock. For a team coming off of three consecutive losing seasons, including a 5-7 effort in 2008, forecasting twice as many wins next season seemed like a stretch. For a coach with a disappointing (to put it mildly) 13-24 overall record at CU, predicting ten wins in 2009 seemed to […]

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— CU at the Game Preview – Nebraska (Note: you will have to scroll down to read the preview and reveiw) — If the internet traffic is any indication, there is very little credibility to the Nebraska argument that Colorado is not its main rival. Cyberspace is riddled with Cornhusker fans salivating at the chance to get even for the 65-51 CU win in Boulder last season. Can the 5-6 Buffs stay with the 7-4 Cornhuskers? The CU at the Game “T.I.P.S.” are up for your review and critique, including […]

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Preview of this week’s game (Note: you will have to scroll down to read the preview and review) Oklahoma State has one of the most talented groups of offensive players in the nation. Quarterback Zac Robinson, tailback Kendall Hunter, and wide receiver Dez Bryant are all in the top ten in stats at their positions. Then why is it that the Cowboys are 8-2? Could be their defense …… Below are this week’s “T.I.P.S.” for how the Buffs can pull off an upset against the Cowboys …. Read The Entire […]

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Preview of this week’s game (Note: you will have to scroll down to read the preview and review) It’s Iowa State week! Okay, so that doesn’t have the same ring to it as “Nebraska week” or “CSU week”, but this game has just as much importance. Below are your “T.I.P.S.” for the week, all leading you to the conclusion that there just might be a reason why the Buffs are 10-point favorites ….. Read The Entire Preview!… Review of this week’s game (Note: you will have to scroll down to […]

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CU At the Game Preview – Texas A&M (Note: you will have to scroll down to read the preview and review) – This week’s “T.I.P.S.” look at the talent of the Aggies (guess what? We’re not playing a Heisman hopeful at quarterback this week!). The stats actually favor Colorado for a change, but the real question concerns the heart and desire of the Buffs in responding to the blowout loss to Missouri …… Read The Entire Preview!… Review of this week’s game (Note: you will have to scroll down to […]

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#16 Missouri – Shutout!

//posted 10.25.2008

Preview of this week’s game (Note: you will have to scroll down to read the preview and review) In two weeks time, the Missouri Tigers have fallen from the status of a national title contender to that of a team which needs to win out just to win its division. How will the losses to Oklahoma State and Texas affect the Tigers? Can the Buffs build on the moderate success of their platooning quarterbacks? Which stats give Buff fans some reason for hope this weekend in Columbia? All that and […]

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  October 18th – Boulder          Colorado 14, Kansas State 13 Freshman quarterback Tyler Hansen lost his red-shirt, but gained the adulation of Colorado fans and the respect of his teammates in leading the Buffs to a 14-13 win over Kansas State. Hansen’s passing numbers were modest – 7 of 14 for 71 yards, one touchdown, one interception – but his 98 yards rushing on 19 carries energized a lethargic CU offense, leading the Buffs to their only two scores of the evening. The game against the Wildcats started with a […]

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