Iowa State – “Now or Never” – Buffs rally from 17-point deficit


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1997 – Buffs win a 43-38 thriller on the road over Iowa State

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— October 26th – Boulder           No. 8 Colorado 28, Texas 24 — The Texas Longhorns, who in 1995 closed out the final season of the Southwest Conference with a 10-2-1 record, including a 7-0 record in conference play, bottomed out in 1996 on the last Saturday in October in Boulder, Colorado. After succumbing to the Buffs, 28-24 in Boulder, Texas fell to 3-4 on the 1996 season. No one knew at the time that the next loss for the Longhorns would not come until New Year’s Day in the Fiesta Bowl. Early …

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  — October 12th – Boulder          No. 9 Colorado 35, Oklahoma State 13 — Former Colorado assistant head coach Bob Simmons brought his 3-2 Oklahoma State Cowboys to Boulder for Colorado’s first-ever Big 12 Conference home game. Simmons was in his second season at Oklahoma State (7-10 overall), and was building for the future. His young team (on defense, OSU listed nine freshman and seven sophomores on the two-deep chart) was 3-0 against the likes of Southwest Missouri State, Utah State, and Tulsa, but 0-2 against conference foes, including a 71-14 …

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  — August 31st – Boulder          No. 5 Colorado 37, Washington State 19 — Senior quarterback Koy Detmer made a triumphant return to Folsom Field, leading the Buffs to a convincing 37-19 win over Washington State. Washington State came into the game on the heels of a 3-8 1995 campaign, but were not to be taken lightly. Led by sophomore quarterback Ryan Leaf, the Cougars were picked to finish in the middle of the Pac-10 Conference in 1996. The Buffs started slowly, scoring only on a 31-yard field goal by …

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— October 7th – Boulder           No. 24 Kansas 40, No. 4 Colorado 24 — A funny thing happened on the way to Colorado’s battle with Nebraska for the Big Eight title and the right to play in the Fiesta Bowl for the national championship. The schedule called for a game against Kansas. The Jayhawks, the No. 24 team in the nation, came into Boulder and defeated the Buffs for the first time since 1984, taking down No. 4 Colorado, 40-24. The Jayhawks served notice early that they were not intimidated …

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ARCHIVED GAME OF THE WEEK
2016 No. 12 Buffs take down No. 20 Washington State, 38-24, led by Sefo Liufau and Phillip Lindsay Essay for the game: "Giving Thanks" READ