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Pac-12 coaches and players active helping local communities … NFL Mock Drafts with Laviska Shenault as a first-rounder (Viska to the Broncos at Pick No. 15?) … USA Today: Cutting coaches’ salaries the next logical step for colleges … CBS Sports: Best season for every Pac-12 team …

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No Fall football? Dan Rooney: “stark reality of new normal” – But – Dabo Sweeney: “Zero doubt we’re going to be playing” … Steven Montez on CU 2020 QB’s: “Those guys can run” … Buffs pick up graduate transfer tight end … Heee’s baaack! – Quarteback Sam Noyer returs …

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1990 – The Fifth Down game … One of the most infamous games in CU history, the Buffs score on the final play of the game against Missouri … Video of the game’s final drive (count the number of slips by CU players on the Faurot Field turf) … Player(s) No. 30: CU’s long list of great offensive linemen …

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The interview includes discussions on Rick George’s appointment to the NCAA working group on Name, Image and Likeness and the College Football Selection committee … Also discussed: How will CU be able to keep its coaches from being poached by schools with greater resources? …

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Nebraska being Nebraska – The Corn Nation already looking to get a recruiting advantage on Name, Image, and Likeness issue … “Dear Mr. George”: How an open letter in 2013 led to my meeting Rick George …

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2007- In a game between two teams vying for bowl-eligibility, Buffs rally from a 35-24 halftime deficit to take down Nebraska, 65-51, before 51,403 frigid fans at Folsom (with game video) … Player No. 31: Quarterback Sal Aunese (1987-88) – with multiple videos …

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From the death of Sal Aunese … to CU’s run through non-conference ranked foes Illinois and Washington … to historic wins over Oklahoma and Nebraska (the pitch!) … The 100th year of Colorado football had everything but the storybook ending …

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2009 – CU rallies from a 21-10 halftime deficit to defeat Texas A&M, 35-34 … The game also remembered for being a “Blue Out” as Buff fans tire of Dan Hawkins … Player No. 32: Offensive tackle Nate Solder (2006-10), CU’s first-ever consensus All-American at the offensive tackle position …

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Sept. 2, 1995 … CU had lost a great deal of talent (and its head coach) from the 1994 team, and opened on the road against No. 21 Wisconsin … The result? No. 14 Colorado 43, No. 21 Wisconsin 7 in Rick Neuheisel’s first game as head coach … Player No. 33: Linebacker Ted Johnson (1991-94) …

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A companion piece to Episode 1 of the CU at the Game Podcast … A look back at all of the CU head coaching changes, from Bill McCartney taking over in June, 1982, to Mel Tucker’s introduction to the Buff Nation just over a year ago … Some new coaches worked out – some didn’t …

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Welcome to the premiere of the CU at the Game Podcast! … In the first of what will hopefully be a long-running series of podcasts, Brad Geiger and I discuss the departure of Mel Tucker, the hiring of Karl Dorrell, and the status of CU football …

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2010 … The Buff defense gets a fumble recovery with 1:59 remaining, preserving a 29-27 victory over Georgia … Both teams squander double-digit leads in an exciting game … No. 34 Player: WR/KR Jeff Campbell (1986-89) …

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CU responded from a 3-8 record in 2000, an opening game loss to Fresno State, and a regular season thumping by Texas to post a stunning run to the Big 12 championship … 62-36 over No. 2 Nebraska and 39-37 over No. 3 Texas will live forever in CU lore …

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In 1999, CU quarterback Mike Moschetti returned from injury to lead CU to a 38-24 win over No. 24 Oklahoma … The win gave CU an 8-0-1 over the Sooners, the best nine-game run of any Sooner opponent in history … No. 35 Player: CB Ahkello Witherspoon (2014-16) …

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The 1994 season (almost) had it all … The “Miracle at Michigan” … Salaam’s 317-yard romp at Texas … Buffs dominate the Sooners … Salaam’s run to the Heisman … McCartney’s surprise announcement … Neuheisel hired … Buffs thump Irish in the Fiesta Bowl …

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1998 Aloha Bowl: CU receives the gift of six turnovers on Christmas Day from No. 21 Oregon in a 51-43 shootout … Buffs finish 8-4, but receive a shock a few weeks later when Rick Neuheisel bolts for Washington … CU picks Gary Barnett after Gary Kubiak passes … No. 37 Player: Linebacker Greg Biekert (1989-92) …

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1995 … No. 4 CU traveled to Norman to face No. 10 Oklahoma without injured star QB Koy Detmer … Enter John Hessler, who threw for five touchdowns in a 38-17 rout … Essay – “Yo, Howard (Schnellenberger): Sit down and shut up” … No. 38 Player: QB Cody Hawkins …

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Game No. 39 is the 2004 Nebraska game … A 26-20 CU win in Lincoln, the game featured Bobby Purify, but also was memorable for all of the Nebraska team records which fell by the wayside … Player No. 39: All-American punter Barry Helton (1984-87) …

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Welcome to the Top 40 countdown of my favorite games and favorite players … Up First: No. 40 favorite game – October 13, 2001: No. 20 Colorado 31, No. 25 Texas A&M 21 (the Fred Casotti game) … No. 40 favorite player: WR Scotty McKnight …

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