RECRUITING NOTEBOOK – OFFENSE
Player Lost – Senior Tyler Hansen. In his up-and-down career at Colorado, Hansen played in 33 games, starting 28. Hansen’s numbers, which will have to be replaced next fall: 872 pass attempts (3rd on the CU all-time list); 505 completions (3rd); 5,705 passing yards (4th); 36 touchdown passes (4th), and 6,183 yards of total offense (4th).
Players Returning – Nick Hirschman (So.*), John Schrock (R-Fr.*), Stevie Joe Dorman (R-Fr.*), Brent Burnette (Sr.*), and Connor Wood (So.*) – Of the three, only Nick Hirschman saw any action in 2011. Hirschman played in five games, earning the first start of his career against Arizona State. Hirschman’s stats for 2011: 18-for-35 passing, for 192 yards, no touchdowns or interceptions.
*denotes status for the 2012 season.
Commitments for the Class of 2012
While technically not a member of the recruiting Class of 2012, transfer Connor Wood still deserves mention here. Wood was a member of the high school recruiting Class of 2010, committing to play for Texas. Wood did not play for the Longhorns, opting to transfer instead. Wood enrolled in school in Boulder in late August, and will be eligible (three seasons remaining) come the start of …
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