No. 23 Nebraska and the Kansas City Chiefs – Seeing Red

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— November 24th – at Nebraska          No. 23 Nebraska 37, Colorado 14 — Colorado stayed with No. 23 Nebraska for the better part of three quarters, but the fourth quarter witnessed the Buffs succumb to a more talented team. In the end, the Buffs limped out of Memorial Coliseum in Lincoln on the short end of a 37-14 score. The game did not start off well for 2-9 Colorado, with a Matt DiLallo punt being partially blocked on the Buffs’ first possession. The Buff defense made …


— November 4th – Boulder           Kansas State 34, Colorado 21 — Kansas State quarterback Josh Freeman completed 22-of-26 passes for 254 yards and two touchdowns, leading Kansas State to a 34-21 win over Colorado in Boulder. After a scoreless first quarter, the Wildcats scored 17 unanswered points in the second quarter to take control. The first score of the game came on a 15-yard Leon Patton run early in the second quarter, capping a 10-play, 66-yard drive. Still in the game midway through the second quarter, a fumble on a punt …


— October 7th – Boulder           Baylor 34, Colorado 31  3OT — Colorado fell to 0-6 under new head coach Dan Hawkins, falling to Baylor in three overtimes, 34-31. The loss was the tenth in a row for the program, tying the 1963-64 teams for the worst stretch in school history. The Buffs’ hopes of ending the streak came to an end dramatically, as Baylor linebacker Joe Pawelek clinched the win with a leaping interception to bring a close to the third overtime. The homecoming game, before a crowd of 47,065, …

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