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2020 Season Archive

Colorado Daily

//posted 9.23.2020
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Report: Pac-12 leaning towards six game schedule (five division; one crossover game) … Sign of the times: Ohio State cuts 25 jobs, furloughs hundreds in facing $107 million budget deficit … *Video – Mark Johnson interviews former CU AD Bill Marolt* … Ten Buffs see action in Week Two of NFL action …

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Pac-12 Notes

//posted 9.23.2020
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Utah AD: “We’ve had to make some tough decisions because you can’t wait for what might not happen” … Stewart Mandel: Are Larry Scott’s days numbered? … Opinion: CFP should expand to eight teams this season … Could the MWC be back on the field before the Pac-12? …

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CU has only played three games on 9/23 in the past 40 years, but, remarkably enough, all three games were against Top Ten teams … 1995: Backup John Hessler shines in win over No. 3 Texas A&M … 2006: My first trip to an SEC venue as the 0-3 Buffs almost beat No. 9 Georgia …

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In August, the Pac-12 dutifully followed the Big Ten’s lead and postponed fall sports. This past week the Big Ten announced its revised fall schedule and the Pac-12 dutifully … can’t decide what to do … A look at the past month’s events, and its affect on your Buffs …

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Buffs 4-1 on 9/22 … 1984: Buffs travel to South Bend with heavy hearts … 1990: Bieniemy’s famous speech rallies the troops (with Hagan and Williams recollections) … 2012: Buffs only win of the season a last-minute road win over Washington State …

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9/21 … A significant date in CU history … From 2002-2019, the Buffs played 31 games against ranked teams on the road … There was a 31-20 win over No. 20 UCLA on 9/21/2002 … then 29 straight losses … then a 34-31 win over No. 24 Arizona State last September 21st …

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Colorado Basketball

//posted 9.20.2020
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Tad Boyle picks up fourth commitment – 6’5″ guard Javon Ruffin … Jeff Goodman’s Preseason Top 50: CU in at No. 40 … NCAA: Season can start Thanksgiving weekend … Buffs pick up a commitment from Julian Hammond, a three-star dual-sport point guard …

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9/20 has seen CU play at some iconic venues … “Death Valley” at LSU … “The Horseshoe” against Ohio State … Doak Walker Stadium against Florida State … Fortunately for Buff fans, there has also been one home game (and one home win) on this date …

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*No. 9 Texas A&M 30, CU 16*

//posted 9.19.2020

Buffs hang tough against the No. 9 team in the nation, but fail to convert on red zone opportunities … “We had our chances”, Karl Dorrell said. “We will learn from this game” … **Alternate Universe** – James Stefanou’s 47-yard field goal as time expires gives CU a 24-21 upset win …

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Buffs 5-1 on 9/19 … 1981: Buffs blow 10-0 in final four minutes v. WSU on two blocked punts … 1992: Koy Detmer’s first appearance a 17-point comeback win v. Minnesota … 2009: Ugly “Throwback” uniforms net win v. Wyoming … 2015: Comeback OT win v. Colorado State …

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CU is 5-1 on 9/18 … 1982: Bill McCartney’s first win as CU’s coach a road win over Washington State … 1993: Controversial last-minute loss to No. 20 Stanford … 2008: A Thursday night national game a 17-14 overtime upset over No. 21 West Virginia …

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CU Recruiting Class of 2021

//posted 9.17.2020
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A tough blow for CU recruiting: NCAA extends dead period for recruiting until January 1st … CU’s 16th commitment comes from three-star DB/KR Nikko Reed from Hayward, California … Buffs get their second specialist from the Class, punter Ashton Logan …

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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