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Colorado Daily – Cal

//posted 11.15.2013

Cal RB Daniel Lasco (shoulder) ruled out for CU game … ESPN experts split on outcome of CU v. Cal …

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For the second week in a row, Colorado faced a fourth quarter deficit.

For the second week in a row, Colorado rose to the challenge.

Aided by two defensive touchdowns and yet another 200-yard receiving night from Paul Richardson, the Buffs were able to withstand a strong challenge from Central Arkansas, scoring 21 unanswered points in the fourth quarter to win its home opener, 38-24.

Connor Wood went 23-for-36 for 341 yards and three touchdowns, but also committed four turnovers (two interceptions and two fumbles) which led to 21 of the Bears’ 21 points. Paul Richardson had 11 catches for 209 yards and two touchdowns, giving him 21 catches for 417 yards and four touchdowns in the first two games (Nelson Spruce led the Buffs’ receivers in 2012, with 446 yards receiving in 12 games).

The Colorado defense, which had not posted an interception in over nine games, and only three in all of 2012, had three on the night against the Bears. Greg Henderson had a 46-yard pick six early in the second quarter, and Kenneth Crawley had a game-clinching interception in the end zone with two minutes to play … but it was Jered Bell’s interception and 79-yard return for a touchdown to tie the score in the fourth quarter which was the play of the game.

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Colorado 41, CSU 27

//posted 9.6.2013

Colorado matched its win total for all of 2012 with a season-opening victory over Colorado State, 41-27.

In the first game of the Mike MacIntyre era, junior quarterback Connor Wood became just the third Buff quarterback in CU history to pass for 400 yards in a season opener, going 33-of-46 for 400 yards and three touchdowns. Two of those touchdowns came on bombs to junior wide receiver Paul Richardson, who became the first Buff receiver to post two career 200-yard receiving games, collecting ten catches for 208 yards.

Heroics were not limited to the offensive side of the ball, however, as the much-maligned Colorado defense, which gave up almost 500 yards a game in total offense the previous season, held Colorado State to 295 yards. The defense also contributed a touchdown of its own, with Greg Henderson going 53 yards for a score on a fumble caused by senior captain Chidera Uzo-Diribe.

“I’m just excited for our seniors to start the season off like this with a great rivalry game,” said Mike MacIntyre, who became just the second CU coach in the past 80 seasons to post a victory in his first game. “I think our conditioning paid off tremendously, the way we practice, our repetitions, if you come and stay at practice you know what we do, we practice really hard, we don’t have picnics, I’ll tell you that so I appreciate what our kids do.”’

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Colorado Daily – April

//posted 4.23.2012

CU running a poll to name the Top 12 Buffs of past 75 years … Oregon QB can’t find a home …

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Fall Camp Quotes

//posted 9.1.2011

Quarterback Nick HIrschman ready, willing, and able to take the field if necessary …

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Spring Practice Preview

//posted 3.11.2011

Special Teams Preview: “Numbers Don’t Lie” … Embree: “I want to see who can play” …

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GAME STORY … September 4th … Denver … The Colorado Buffaloes took the first steps toward exorcising the demons of the 2009 season with a convincing 24-3 win over in-state rival Colorado State. Led by junior quarterback Tyler Hansen, a stout defensive effort, and a record-setting performance by wide receiver Scotty McKnight, the Buffs methodically took down the Rams before 60,989 on a 90-degree sun-baked day in Denver.

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The Buff defense shuts down Colorado State in rout … Scotty McKnight sets all-time reception record …

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ARCHIVED GAME OF THE WEEK
1990 Bieniemy leap gives Buffs last minute win If replay had been used back then ... READ