Post-Season – 2007 Review by position and by the numbers


2007 Season Archive

2007 in Review – By Position In the Preseason, every position was broken down, with a grade of “glass half full” or “glass half empty” assigned. Below is a look back at those projections, with a grade given to each position based upon the results of 2007, and a first look at the 2008 depth chart….. Read The Entire Review!… 2007 in Review – CU By the Numbers “Lies, damned lies, and statistics” …. It seemed that taking the Buffs’ 2007 numbers and comparing them to the numbers posted by …

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Colorado played about as wretchedly as a team can for the first 20 minutes of the 2007 PetroSun Independence Bowl against Alabama, but still made a game of it at the end. The Buffs fell behind 27-0 before rallying, coming up just short in a 30-24 loss to the Crimson Tide before 47,043 in Shreveport, Louisiana. The loss left the Buffs with a 6-7 overall record, finishing with a losing record in back-to-back seasons for the first time since 1983-‘84.

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Independence Bowl Preview

//posted 12.30.2007

  — Preview of the Independence Bowl The 2007 Independence Bowl in Shreveport, Louisiana …. Two 6-6 teams slug it out on a Sunday night to see which team will have a winning season, and which will go home with back-to-back losing seasons for the first time in decades. Not exactly high drama …. unless you are a Buff fan already excited about the possibilities for 2008! Click below to learn all you need to know for next weekend …. Read The Entire Preview!… Review of the Independence Bowl (Note: …

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Colorado 65, Nebraska 51

//posted 11.24.2007

— November 23rd – Boulder           Colorado 65, Nebraska 51 — Colorado evened its season record at 6-6, and its Big 12 mark at 4-4, with a record-setting 65-51 win over Nebraska. The Buffs put up the third highest point total ever against the Cornhuskers over the course of almost four hours before a frigid Folsom Field crowd of 51,403. With the win (combined with a loss by Kansas State to Fresno State), the Buffs earned a bowl berth in the second season of the Dan Hawkins’ …

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— November 23rd – Colorado 65, Nebraska 51 — Colorado evened its season record at 6-6, and its Big 12 mark at 4-4, with a record-setting 65-51 win over Nebraska. The Buffs put up the third highest point total ever against the Cornhuskers over the course of almost four hours before a frigid Folsom Field crowd of 51,403. With the win (combined with a loss by Kansas State to Fresno State), the Buffs earned a bowl berth in the second season of the Dan Hawkins’ era, while simultaneously helping to …

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Whew!!

//posted 11.23.2007

— Whew!! — Confession time. At halftime of the Nebraska game, the Buffs were down 35-24, and I confess I wasn’t thinking of ways the Buffs could make their comeback. Rather, I was trying to think of ways to put a positive spin on a season which was 30 minutes from its conclusion. After all, the CU defense had given up touchdowns in three consecutive drives to close out the first half, and there was little reason to believe that there were miracles coming after the break. Colorado had been …

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CU v. Nebraska – A Preview

//posted 11.22.2007

— Nebraska Preview — As the Colorado Buffaloes were taking the field against the Iowa State Cyclones on November 10th, a few hundred miles away, in Lincoln, Nebraska, the Cornhusker faithful were saluting their seniors as Nebraska took the field against Kansas State. There were four different scenarios for the outcomes of those two games – three of which were acceptable for Buff fans. Had both teams won, the CU/Nebraska matchup the Friday after Thanksgiving would feature an already bowl-eligible Buff team. Had both teams lost, the Buffs would still …

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Preview of this week’s game Which Colorado team will show up in Ames, Iowa, this weekend? The one which defeated Oklahoma and controlled Texas Tech, or the one which fell apart against Kansas State and was dominated by Missouri? I’m usually a “glass is half empty” fan, but, for a change, I am full of optimism. Anyone up for a five game winning streak, starting this Saturday? ……. Read The Entire Preview!… Review of this week’s game For a college football program, like Colorado’s, which is attempting to regain its …

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Preview of this week’s game The last time the Buffs played at home, Kansas quarterback Todd Reesing ran and threw the Jayhawks to victory. The bad news for the Buffs – Missouri quarterback Chase Daniel is even better, and has more weapons. The good news for the Buffs and their fans? …… Read The Entire Preview!… Review of this week’s game Anything good to read about after a 55-10 loss? How’s about some quotes from some of the players, who continue to express confidence? How’s about the fact that a …

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— October 27th – atTexas Tech           Colorado 31, Texas Tech 26 — Senior cornerback Terrence Wheatley tied a school record with three interceptions in a game, leading the Buffs to a 31-26 win over Texas Tech in Lubbock. Linebacker Jordon Dizon picked off a fourth pass from Red Raider quarterback Graham Harrell, returning his interception 42 yards for a touchdown, as Colorado improved its chances of going bowling with its fifth win of the season. The Buffs’ game plan against the potent offense of Texas Tech was clear from the …

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— October 20th – Boulder           No. 15 Kansas 19, Colorado 14 — 15th-ranked Kansas Jayhawks moved their record to 7-0 (3-0 in Big 12 play), holding on to defeat Colorado, 19-14. Sophomore quarterback Todd Reesing led the Jayhawks in both passing and rushing, almost single-handedly defeating the Buffs for the second year in a row. The win was the first for the Jayhawks in Boulder since 1995, and kept the Jayhawks undefeated on the season, one of only five teams in Division 1-A still able to …

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— October 13th – at Kansas State           Kansas State 47, Colorado 20 — Senior tailback Hugh Charles rushed ran for a career high 171 yards and a score, but it was not enough to keep the Buffs in the contest, as Colorado fell to Kansas State, 47-20, in Manhattan. Kansas State running back James Johnson ran for 159 yards and two scores, and quarterback Josh Freeman threw for 214 yards and another score as the Wildcats became the first team to post over 40 points against …

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