Top 40 of the Past 40 – No. 32


Posts Tagged ‘Dave Plati’

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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The final installment of my interview with Dave Plati covers a variety of topics, including his invention of the “Red Zone” and other statistics; the Oklahoma State plane crash; and “The Forgotten” …

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There were more breaks to the ’90 title run than the 5th down game and Rocket’s clip … Oklahoma’s bad behavior … Rashaan Salaam: The Reluctant Heisman Trophy candidate …

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CU’s Associate Athletic Director / Media Relations Director Dave Plati talks about two of the most surprising coaching changes in CU history – Bill McCartney’s surprise retirement announcement in 1994; Rick Neuheisel leaving CU for Washington in 1998 …

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David Bakhtiari exceeding expectations in Green Bay training camp … Nick Kasa competing for playing time in Oakland … Jordan Webb arraignment postponed

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February 28th Sipili to enter a plea on April 15th Former Colorado linebacker Michael Sipili can be tried for sexual assault, according to a Boulder County Judge. Sipili, who was arrested in January on suspicion of sexual assault, will enter a plea on April 15th. The hearing on Monday was a preliminary hearing, and the state only needed to show that there was enough evidence to take the matter to trial. According to police reports, the woman was found by a friend after the assault “balled up” and “crying and …

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For the CU “Blue Out”, the Buff Nation’s silent protest as to the direction of the football program under Dan Hawkins, I had the perfect jacket to wear to the game …

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The Colorado Daily

//posted 9.16.2009

“By the Numbers” … Practice participants increase … First peek: WVU offense …

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 — November 12th – at Iowa State           Iowa State 30, No. 22 Colorado 16 — Iowa State took advantage of strong winds and two defensive touchdowns, using both to upset No.22 Colorado in Ames, 30-16. In a game delayed at the start due to a tornado in the region, the Cyclones blew some ill wind of their own, returning a fumble and an interception 66 yards apiece to provide the final margin. With the win, Iowa State kept its hopes for a Big 12 North Division title alive. The opening kickoff for the …

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— October 15th – at Texas           No. 2 Texas 42, No. 24 Colorado 17 — Texas quarterback Vince Young led the 2nd-ranked Longhorns to five first half touchdowns, leading the way to a 42-17 rout of 24th-ranked Colorado. Young, a Heisman Trophy front-runner, connected on 25-of-29 passes for 336 yards and two touchdowns, rushing for another 58 yards and three more touchdowns, as the Longhorns scored touchdowns on their first five possessions to remove any doubts about a hangover after the win over Oklahoma the previous week. After Colorado failed to secure a …

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— October 8th – Boulder           Colorado 41, Texas A&M 20 — Quarterback Joel Klatt completed 28-of-36 passes for 398 yards and three touchdowns, leading Colorado to a 41-20 rout of Texas A&M. The Buffs raced to a 21-0 first quarter lead, never looking back, sending the Homecoming crowd of 50,686 into the cool fall Boulder evening with much to be excited about. While the final score and statistics painted a picture of complete dominance by the Buffs, the issue was still very much in question … in the first minute of play. …

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ARCHIVED GAME OF THE WEEK
1985 CU rolls Missouri, 38-7, for Bill McCartney's first win over his alma mater ... Mark Hatcher goes for 151 yards and three touchdowns on 25 carries in leading the Buffs to a rout of the Tigers READ