Houston Bowl – CU v. UTEP – Goin’ back to Houston

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— Colorado v. UTEP – Houston Bowl – December 29, 2004 — Bowling For Dollars The Buffs reward for winning the Big 12 North in 2004 was a trip to Kansas City to face No. 2 Oklahoma, one of the most dominant teams in the country. The result? A 42-3 debacle. Still, Colorado was still 7-5 on the season, and was still the Big 12 North champions. The winning season merited an invitation to play in the EV1.Net Houston Bowl against the University of Texas, El-Paso (UTEP). It had appeared …


— Recruiting 101 — Signing day, 2000, brought with it more than the usual buzz to Boulder, Colorado. After the 1999 recruiting class imploded due to the uncertainty of a coaching change, head coach Gary Barnett could not afford to have a second consecutive mediocre recruiting crop. Fortunately for the Buffs, Barnett delivered. At the top of the class was all-everything running back Marcus Houston. The Denver (Thomas Jefferson) standout was near the top of nearly every recruiting gurus list of “can’t miss” prospects. In addition to being untouchable on …

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