No. 23 Nebraska and the Kansas City Chiefs – Seeing Red


— November 24th – at Nebraska          No. 23 Nebraska 37, Colorado 14 — Colorado stayed with No. 23 Nebraska for the better part of three quarters, but the fourth quarter witnessed the Buffs succumb to a more talented team. In the end, the Buffs limped out of Memorial Coliseum in Lincoln on the short end of a 37-14 score. The game did not start off well for 2-9 Colorado, with a Matt DiLallo punt being partially blocked on the Buffs’ first possession. The Buff defense made …

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— November 11th – Boulder          Colorado 33, Iowa State 16 — Bernard Jackson threw for two touchdowns and ran for a third as Colorado closed out its home schedule with a dominating 33-16 win over Iowa State. Jackson completed 13-of-19 passes for 200 yards as the Buffs scored on seven consecutive possessions in rolling up 463 yards of total offense. The Buffs scored on their opening possession, with Jackson hitting Alvin Barnett for a 26-yard touchdown to cap a quick four-play, 80-yard drive. After the Cyclones scored on their next …

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— November 4th – Boulder           Kansas State 34, Colorado 21 — Kansas State quarterback Josh Freeman completed 22-of-26 passes for 254 yards and two touchdowns, leading Kansas State to a 34-21 win over Colorado in Boulder. After a scoreless first quarter, the Wildcats scored 17 unanswered points in the second quarter to take control. The first score of the game came on a 15-yard Leon Patton run early in the second quarter, capping a 10-play, 66-yard drive. Still in the game midway through the second quarter, a fumble on a punt …

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