No. 25 Missouri – Chasing Infamy


  — September 30th – at Missouri              No. 25 Missouri 28, Colorado 13 — Missouri quarterback Chase Daniel threw for four touchdowns, leading No. 25 Missouri to a 28-13 win over Colorado.  On the afternoon, Daniel connected on 23 of 35 passes for 253 yards.  The win put the Tigers at 5-0 for the first time since 1981, with the loss dropping the Buffs to 0-5 for the first time since 1980. At the outset, it appeared that the newly ranked Tigers wanted to make a statement that they belonged in …

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  — September 23rd – at Georgia           No. 9 Georgia 14, Colorado 13 — Freshman backup quarterback Joe Cox connected with tight end Martrez Milner on a 20-yard touchdown pass with 46 seconds remaining in the game, lifting the 9th-ranked Georgia Bulldogs to a 14-13 win over Colorado. Cox was inserted late in the third quarter in place of an ineffective Matthew Stafford, leading Georgia to two fourth quarter touchdowns before a crowd of 92,746 at Sanford Stadium in Athens. After Ralphie led the Buffs onto the field to start …

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— September 16th – Boulder          No. 22 Arizona State 21, Colorado 3 — The Colorado offense continued to struggle, posting only a 29-yard field goal in a 21-3 loss to No. 22 Arizona State. The Buffs posted a “season-high” 219 yards of total offense (after posting 216 vs. Montana State and 146 against CSU), but could not make use of four Arizona State turnovers as the Sun Devils slowly pulled away. In the first-ever game played between the two schools from neighboring states, the Buffs had an opportunity to take …

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— September 9, 2006 – at Denver           Colorado State 14, Colorado 10 — Colorado State quarterback Caleb Haine ran for one touchdown and passed for another, leading the Rams to a 14-10 win over Colorado in the Rocky Mountain Showdown in Denver. The contest, in which the two teams went for less than 400 yards of total offense combined, broke CU’s three-game winning streak in the series. As had been the case against Montana State the weekend before, the game started out well for the Colorado offense. The Buffs took the …

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  — September 2nd – Boulder            Montana State 19, Colorado 10 — “Quite simply, it was one of the worst losses in CU history”, proclaimed the Boulder Daily Camera after the Colorado Buffaloes lost to the Montana State University Bobcats, 19-10, to open the Dan Hawkins era at Colorado. The University of Colorado had never played a Division 1-AA team since the designation was created was in 1978, and after the Buffs’ offense managed only 216 total yards against the Bobcats, it could be argued that the Buffs might want …

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ARCHIVED GAME OF THE WEEK
2016 No. 9 CU takes down No. 21 Utah, 27-22, to claim CU's first Pac-12 South title No Conflict, No Story ... Buffs complete worst-to-first ride to title READ