Pac-12 Notes


2021 Season Archive

Pac-12 Notes

//posted 6.11.2021
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Sam Noyer finds a home: Oregon State … CFP Working Group formally recommends expansion to 12-team playoff … Desperation setting in for Congress over NIL legislation … Larry Scott defends himself: “I think history will prove the wisdom of the steps that we’ve made” …

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Big Ten matchups … 1986: 13-10 road loss to Ohio State … 1991: A 58-0 rout of Minnesota (612 yards of total offense) … 1996: Buffs fall to No. 11 Michigan with ESPN Gameday on hand … 2001: 51-15 rout of San Jose State (560 yards of total offense) … 2016: Buffs take 14-0 lead over No. 4 Michigan before falling, 45-28 …

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Colorado Daily

//posted 6.11.2021
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New CU commit Ronald “Champ” Lewis: “It’s basically like a dream come true to say I’m committed” … Debating the Pros and Cons of a 12-team playoff … CU Football stock: “Rising” … TCU defensive back transfer not coming to CU after all … CU down to a two-man race for starting quarterback …

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The VK Voice

//posted 6.11.2021
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Are past results indicative of future performance? … VK takes a look at CU’s offensive stats since joining the Pac-12, and finds them, well, offensive … Will the new coaching staff be able to field a Pac-12 worthy offense in 2021? …

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Colorado Basketball

//posted 6.10.2021
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Class of ’22 commit Joe Hurlburt: “(CU) just seems like the place for me” … The Athletic Pac-12 Power Rankings: CU in at No. 4 … Former Buff Chauncey Billups a favorite to become the next coach of the Portland Trail Blazers (or Boston Celtics) …

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While unexpected, Sam Noyer’s announcement was handled with class by both CU’s quarterback and his coach … What’s next for Noyer, and what’s next for the CU quarterbacks’ room? … Plus, a look back at two CU/Nebraska classics: “20-10” in 1986; and the Folsom Field “Ice Bowl” of 1991 …

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Preseason Magazines

//posted 6.9.2021
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Athlon Pac-12 Predictions (No surprise where CU is picked) … Pac-12 Quarterback Rankings: Despite losing Sam Noyer, CU moves up two spots … Opposing Coaches size up CU: “Give them credit for what they did in Year One – I’m not sure it’s sustainable” …

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(6/7) CU picks up two commitments in one day, with defensive back Ronald Lewis and tight end Zach Courtney joining the herd … … (3/27) CU recruit No. 5 is a three-star defensive back from Texas, Keyshon Mills …

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1986: CU held a 30-23 lead over Oregon with a minute to play, but lost, 32-23 … 1991: Another last minute loss, this time to No. 23 Baylor, 16-14 … 1996: 48-34 win over WAC champion CSU in Ft. Collins … 2001: Rout of No. 24 CSU in Denver, 48-14 … 2016: Idaho State no match in 56-7 romp …

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1986: An unexpected (and rare) loss to CSU … 1991: Buffs pull away from Wyoming late … 1996: No. 5 Buffs take it to Ryan Leaf and Washington State … 2001: Who knew a loss to Fresno State in the opener would cost CU a shot at the national championship? … 2016: “Welcome to the Fight” opens with 44-7 rout of CSU …

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CU Olympic Sports

//posted 6.3.2021
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CU alum Morgan Pearson qualifies for the Olympics as a triathlete … CU track and field women qualify seven athletes for NCAA Championships … Ski coach Richard Rokos named to CU Hall of Fame Class of 2021 …

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VK’s Voice

//posted 6.2.2021
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If you are familiar with the comments section, you are familiar with “VK Berlin” … Challenged to come up with a CU article, this is what I received … See what you think …

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