Colorado Daily – CSU


Colorado Daily – CSU

//posted 8.30.2019

GameDay!! … Drew Litton: “Tucker Time” … Mel Tucker: A 1998 game his “most life-changing event” … Mel Tucker on CSU: “It’s going to be a huge challenge for us” … Senior walk-on safety Lucas Cooper awarded a scholarship … CU DC Tyson Summers taking on former boss in Mike Bobo … CU Video: “Relentless: Episode 1” …

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Friday Fast Facts

//posted 8.30.2019

Update: CU up to around 36,000 in ticket sales … CU’s all-time record in season openers … Record for CU coaches in their debuts (not pretty) … CU’s record in games played in Denver, and games played in August … A few moments with the 2018 RMS (a 45-13 Buff victory) … Arizona’s issues when losing its first game …

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Pac-12 Notes – CSU Week

//posted 8.30.2019

CSU coach Mike Bobo expects to run out to the field with his team … UCLA falls to Cincinnati, 24-14 – LA Times on Chip Kelly: “Where’s the Progress?” … Utah takes care of BYU with second half push …

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The Buffs are looking for their fifth-straight win in the series, while Mike Bobo & Co. are looking to find a way to keep their jobs … CSU lost most of its skill position players, and brings to Mile High a defense which was ranked 117th in scoring in 2018 … Can Mel Tucker become just the third CU coach since 1932 to win his debut? …

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The Colorado defense has talent, but there are issues … 1) Experience – seven new starters, underclassmen being counted on at numerous positions; and 2) Depth – If any of the starting defensive linemen or cornerbacks get hurt …

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It’s been a loooong nine months since CU limped into the 2018-19 off-season on a seven-game losing streak. The preseason pundits have had their way (again) with the CU program, but this time – this time! – the comeback of CU football feels like the real deal! …

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Fall Camp Notes

//posted 8.25.2019

*Video – Mel Tucker’s post-practice talk with media (Sunday) – CSU preparation begins * … Mel Tucker tells sellout Kickoff Luncheon crowd: “We have what we need in place to build this thing. It can be done” … Tillman on CB’s: “The progress they’ve made has been great” …

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The CU offense lists only three senior starters, with five underclassmen … Who will emerge as the primary backup to Steven Montez? … Will Alex Fontenot hold off Jaren Mangham at starting running back? … Is this the year that CU’s offensive line dominates? … “Half my kingdom for – a left guard?” …

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Colorado Daily

//posted 8.24.2019

Three QB coaches in three seasons a “blessing in disguise” for Steven Montez … New CU President Mark Kennedy: “I do believe that sports serve as the front door to the university” … Nate Landman: “I need to be responsible for this defense” … * Video – Mel Tucker speaks at the Front Range Media Huddle * …

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Pac-12 Notes

//posted 8.23.2019

CU actually dubbed “underrated” by CBS Sports writer … Colorado Springs-Gazette: “Those Buffaloes better watch out. They better not overlook these Falcons” … Former starting safety for CSU Rams declared academically ineligible … Air Force loses two wide receivers; Falcons down four skill position players this off-season …

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Will 2019 bring a “November to Remember”? After a visit to the Rose Bowl to open the month, the Buffs face Stanford and the two Pac-12 favorites, Washington and Utah … Will CU get to November with five wins, and hit yet another glass ceiling of bowl eligibility? …

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October sees home games against Arizona and USC, with back-to-back road games against Oregon and Washington State in between … Is this the year that the Buffs finally corral Kahlil Tate? Will Steven Montez have a successful return to Autzen Stadium? Can the Buffs finally beat the Trojans? …

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