Grading the Hires: Defense


Posts Tagged ‘Demetrius Sumler’

Tyson Summers returns as defensive coordinator, joined by holdover LB coach Brian Michalowski … The three new assistants bring decades of coaching experience – and plenty of recruiting savvy – to the table … What to make of CU’s defensive coaching staff? …

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CU Transition Classes

//posted 2.1.2011

From McCartney to Hawkins – A look at Colorado’s last four “Transition Classes” of recruits

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Colorado gained four new running backs on Signing Day. Which new back will have an immediate impact?

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Colorado 24, Wyoming 0

//posted 9.19.2009

On a day when Washington, 0-12 in 2008, took out No. 3 USC (16-13), you knew it was a day in which anything could happen.

The much-maligned Colorado defense held Wyoming to 230 yards of total offense in posting the first shutout for Colorado since the Buffs took out Miami (Ohio), 42-0, almost exactly two years ago.

The Buffs’ offense was not overwhelming, but was much more effective than it had been the first two games of 2009. Cody Hawkins hit on 17-of-31 passes for 175 yards, and Rodney Stewart rushed for 127 yards and two touchdowns. Scotty McKnight had five catches for 77 yards, and had a timely fumble recovery for a touchdown.

Colorado, which had fallen behind by double digits in each of the first two games, turned the tables in game three.

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— Colorado Recruiting Class of 2009 — Posted below: A review of the Class of 2009, looking at the Class by postion. Which players will have an immediate impact on the fall roster? I have posted the class in order of likelihood of seeing playing time. Nick Kasa is the easy choice for #1. I have ranked tight end prospect DaVaughn Thornton at #19. What do you think? Click on the “Entire Update” for a first look at the fall depth chart.  …. (the 2009 recruiting bios and Hawkins’ quotes …

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— November 15th – Boulder          No. 13 Oklahoma State 30, Colorado 17 — Colorado held Oklahoma State’s offense to its lowest output against any team not ranked in the top five in the nation, but it wasn’t enough to overcome yet another sluggish effort from the CU offense, as the Cowboys prevailed in Boulder, 30-17. OSU quarterback Zac Robinson ran for one touchdown and threw for another to lead the Cowboys to their first back-to-back wins in Boulder in twenty seasons. For Colorado to have an …

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— October 6th – at Baylor           Colorado 43, Baylor 23 — Dan Hawkins earned his first road win as Colorado head coach as the Buffs took care of business with a 43-23 road win against Baylor. Snapping a two game losing streak against the Bears, the Buffs had many stars, including freshman running back Demetrius Sumler, who had two touchdowns rushing and one receiving, freshman quarterback Cody Hawkins, who passed for 293 yards and two touchdowns, and senior running back Hugh Charles, who posted his third …

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— September 22nd – Boulder           Colorado 42, Miami (Ohio) 0 — Freshman quarterback Cody Hawkins passed for two touchdowns and rushed for his first career score, leading Colorado to a 42-0 rout of Miami (Ohio). Colorado amassed 634 yards of total offense, the most for the Buffs since 1999, while the defense limited the RedHawks to 139 yards in posting CU’s first shutout since a 34-0 win over Oklahoma State in 2005. The Buffs started methodically. After the teams exchanged punts to open the game, the Colorado offense put together a …

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— September 1st – Denver           Colorado 31, Colorado State 28 (OT) — Kevin Eberhart waited four years for his opportunity to be Colorado’s No. 1 placekicker, and when called upon, the senior produced. Replacing two-time all-American Mason Crosby, Eberhart kicked the game tying field goal with 13 seconds remaining in regulation, then booted a 35-yarder in overtime to lift the Buffs to a 31-28 win over rival Colorado State in the 2007 season opener. The 68,133 who showed up for the 10:00 a.m. kickoff were treated to an exciting game with …

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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