Pac-12 Notes – April, 2011


April 30th Colorado held its own in 2011 NFL draft The Colorado Buffaloes more than held their own in comparison to the rest of the new Pac-12 this weekend. Only one new rival, USC, had more players selected in the first four rounds (four) than did Colorado (three). Cal and Stanford did catch the Buffs with their third picks in the fourth round, but the fact remains that, well through the midway point of the 2011 draft, Colorado was second alone in its new league in number of players drafted. …

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April 30th 2011 Draft best for Colorado since 2006 For the first time since 2006, four Colorado Buffaloes were selected in the NFL draft. Cornerback Jalil Brown went to the Kansas City Chiefs with the 21st pick of the fourth round (118th pick overall), while wide receiver Scotty McKnight went to the New York Jets with the 24th pick of the seventh round (227th pick overall). The last time Colorado had four players selected in the same draft came in 2006. During that draft, tight end Joe Klopfenstein was the …

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April 30th Jalil Brown and Scotty McKnight lightly considered in 2006 While Nate Solder and Jimmy Smith were not highly regarded as high school prospects in 2006 (see story, below), they were all-stars compared to the other two Colorado players, Jalil Brown and Scotty McKnight, who were 2011 draft picks. Jalil Brown was a two-star athlete out of Phoenix, Arizona. Brown, however, went unsigned during Signing Day, 2006. There was interest from Arizona State, Hawai’i, and Oregon State, but Brown did not receive a scholarship offer. Brown did attend the 2006 Colorado Spring game, and committed …

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Seven of CU’s 2011 opponents have coaches on the “hot seat” list … DL Eric Richter one of strongest players in the NCAA

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Spring Practice – 2011

//posted 4.6.2011

Embree suggests some players will be cut from team: “It’s a privilege to be a Buffalo; it’s not a right”

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Scrimmage Reports

//posted 4.3.2011

Stats, Notes, and Quotes from the March 17th and April 2nd scrimmages …

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