Colorado Daily – June, 2011


Posts Tagged ‘Pac-12’

June 30th Brian Lockridge only returning Buff out There were 15 players who missed the Colorado 2011 spring game. As June turns into July, and fall practices approach, only one player, running back Brian Lockridge, remains a question mark for the 2011 season opener on September 3rd against Hawai’i. As you may recall, there were a number of Buff players who were recovering from off-season surgeries, and sat out spring practices. Two of those players have moved on due to their injuries, offensive linemen Maxwell Tuioti-Mariner and Mike Iltis. Others …

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Pac-10 expansion is being reviewed “very seriously”. Are the Buffs “Pac-12” bound?

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— Adios, Southwest Conference — Quick – Name the last eight members of the Southwest Conference. Not so easy, is it? Entering the 1994 season, the long-anticipated demise of the SWC became official.  The 1994 and 1995 campaigns would be the last for the storied conference.  After 80 seasons, the Southwest Conference would fold up its tents; its teams left to a new future. Arkansas, the only Southwest member outside of the state of Texas, had defected to the Southeastern Conference in 1990.  Now Texas, Texas A&M, Baylor, and Texas …

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— October 31st – at Nebraska          No. 8 Nebraska 52, No.8 Colorado 7 — Happy Halloween. Nebraska had not defeated the Colorado Buffaloes since 1988. Still, Colorado, in step with the times, was not resting on past glories. The Buffs had converted to a more-open, air-it-out attack, giving up on the smash-mouth football which was the traditional path to success in the Big Eight. While Colorado was competing for national championships, Nebraska had gone four years without defeating a top ten team, and had won only two of its last …

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ARCHIVED GAME OF THE WEEK
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