Getting to Know Sam Noyer: Starting Quarterback


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Four years ago, Sam Noyer was a three-star prospect with no other Power Five offers … Last year, Noyer was learning how to play safety … Ten months ago, Noyer was back in Oregon, looking for a new team … And now? CU’s starting quarterback …

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Pac-12 Notes – Fall Camp

//posted 10.31.2020
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LA County: No fans in Rose Bowl/Coliseum – UCLA family members coming to Boulder … Nebraska (labeled one of the “worse teams”) called out for trying to injure Buckeye quarterback Justin Fields … Fresno State dominates CSU, 38-17 …

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Fall Camp Notes

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Dorrell hoping defense will become CU’s calling card … **Senior Sam Noyer named CU’s starting quarterback** … **Video interviews: HC Karl Dorrell and QB Sam Noyer** … Karl Dorrell: “We went with Sam mainly because he’s able to function a little more seamlessly with the offense” …

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CU has a 1-4 record on games played on Halloween … 1987: Sal Aunese scores four TD’s in a 42-10 rout of Iowa State … 1992: No. 8 CU v. No. 8 Nebraska results in a 52-7 rout by the Cornhuskers … 2015: CU offense on the field for a record 114 plays, but Buffs still fall to No. 24 UCLA, 35-31 …

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Colorado Daily – Fall Camp

//posted 10.30.2020
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Noyer the starter, but Tyler Lytle will play: “I want Tyler to get some time in the games. He’s deserving” … Boulder County approves CU’s Game Day plans; “crowd” of 920 possible for opener … Darian Hagan on running backs: “This group has the potential to be the best that I’ve ever coached” …

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CU has a 1-4 record on 10/30 … 1982: Buffs hang with No. 11 Oklahoma for awhile (worth checking out video for CU’s baby blue uniforms … 1999: Mike Moschetti leads Buffs to a 38-24 upset of No. 24 Oklahoma (with game video) …

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Tad Boyle: “This team is only going to be as good as our veterans are” … Addition of Keeshawn Barthelemy may give CU its best backcourt tandem in years … March Madness returning to Denver in 2023 and 2025 … Andy Katz first NCAA tournament projections: CU a No. 11 seed … Tad Boyle picks up fourth commitment – 6’5″ guard Javon Ruffin … Buffs pick up a commitment from Julian Hammond, a three-star dual-sport point guard …

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CU has a 2-3 record in games played on 10/29 … 1994: In a golden opportunity to set up a for a third national championship run in six years, No. 3 CU faced No. 2 Nebraska, but Kordell Stewart & Co. stumble in Lincoln, falling 24-7, setting up Tom Osborne’s first title (after 25 years) …

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CU Olympic Sports

//posted 10.28.2020

CU Cross Country teams will both open season in the Top Ten nationally … NCAA Releases spring dates for fall sports … Legendary CU ski coach Richard Rokos (eight national championships) to retire after 2021 season …

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CU is 3-2 on games played on 10/28 … 1989: CU’s first lead over Oklahoma in 13 years leads to a 20-3 win and CU’s first 8-0 record in 62 years … 2017: Steven Montez and Phillip Lindsay lead Buffs to a 44-28 win over Cal …

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CU has a 3-3 record on games played on 10/27 … CU had wins in 1990 & 2001 which led to titles, but two losses standout … 2012: CU was a 47-point underdog to No. 2 Oregon (and was that far behind by halftime) … 2018: CU turns a 31-3 lead into a 41-34 loss to Oregon State …

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CU is 3-2 on games played on 10/26 … 1985: Ultimate road trip: Nebraska on Saturday; Den/KC on Sunday (with the KC/St. Louis World Series) … 1996: Hessler & Rosga lead Buffs to come-from-behind 28-24 win over Texas … 2002: Kliff Kingsbury throws 65 passes, with no TD’s (and four INT’s) …

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ARCHIVED GAME OF THE WEEK
1990 Pigskin Classic v. Tennessee ends in a tie Buffs fail to hold a lead; 31-31 tie may have cost CU an undisputed national title READ