Wyoming – Buffs need an unlikely finish to pull out win … “If you’ll excuse me”


— September 27th – Boulder            No. 16 Colorado 20, Wyoming 19 — Colorado won its Homecoming game for the 14th year in a row, defeating a very game Wyoming Cowboy squad, 20-19. It was one of the most unlikely wins in Colorado history, as the Buffs came from nine points down in the final 4:29 to escape with a much needed win. After Wyoming had scored on an 18-yard run to take a 19-10 lead late, the Buffs needed a big play.  The big play came, courtesy of diminutive cornerback …

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  September 13th – at Michigan                     No. 14 Michigan 27,  No. 8 Colorado 3 Hail, No! During the week leading up to the rubber game of the three-game match between Colorado and Michigan, much was made of the first two games in the series. The Hail Mary pass from Kordell Stewart to Michael Westbrook in 1994 received considerable air time, as did the “Fail Mary” pass thrown by quarterback Koy Detmer to end the 1996 Michigan game.  For an intersectional contest being played for only the fourth time (Michigan defeated Colorado …

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— Colorado State – The rivalry lesson — Colorado State in Fort Collins is only 40 miles from Boulder, but, from the perception of most Buff fans, it may have well have been 4,000. Boulder is cosmopolitan; Fort Collins is a cow town. Colorado was Big 12; CSU was in the wacky WAC. The Buffs play for the national championship; the Rams play for respect. With Colorado State coming to Boulder for the 1997 season opener, there was cause for concern. CSU was led by fifth-year head coach Sonny Lubick, easily the most …

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1993 No. 20 CU takes down No. 9 Oklahoma, 27-10 Lamont Warren and Charles E. Johnson team up for national "Play-of-the-Year" READ