The Colorado Daily – May


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The Colorado Daily – May

//posted 5.24.2011

Jim Tressel resigns as head coach at Ohio State … Will other players be suspended for CU game?

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April 30th Jalil Brown and Scotty McKnight lightly considered in 2006 While Nate Solder and Jimmy Smith were not highly regarded as high school prospects in 2006 (see story, below), they were all-stars compared to the other two Colorado players, Jalil Brown and Scotty McKnight, who were 2011 draft picks. Jalil Brown was a two-star athlete out of Phoenix, Arizona. Brown, however, went unsigned during Signing Day, 2006. There was interest from Arizona State, Hawai’i, and Oregon State, but Brown did not receive a scholarship offer. Brown did attend the 2006 Colorado Spring game, and committed …

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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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Nebraska 45, Colorado 17

//posted 11.29.2010

Colorado was riding the high of a two-game winning streak, needing one more win to qualify for a bowl game. Instead, the Buffs reverted to old bad habits, falling on the road to No. 16 Nebraska, 45-17. Three Colorado turnovers were all converted into touchdowns by the Cornhuskers, who held the ball for almost 40 minutes of game time. With the loss, Colorado ended its final season as a member of the Big 12 conference with a 5-7 record. Cody Hawkins, who had only two interceptions (and 12 touchdowns) in four games after taking over for an injured Tyler Hansen, threw two interceptions early in the third quarter, allowing Nebraska to turn a close game into a rout.

While it was impossible to know it at the time, the game may have turned on the fifth play from scrimmage. Nebraska took the opening kickoff, and, on second-and-eight at the Cornhusker 47 yard line, Nebraska quarterback Cody Green hit running back Rex Burkhead for a short gain. Burkhead fumbled the ball, with the fumble picked up Colorado cornerback Jimmy Smith and returned to the Nebraska 23 yard line. The 3,800 Buff fans in attendance were in full voice – Colorado had the ball and the momentum!

After a booth review, however, the play was ruled an incomplete pass, and Nebraska maintained possession.

It was as close as the underdog Buffs would come to a turnover all day, and as close as Colorado would come to dictating play.

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Colorado 44, Kansas State 36

//posted 11.20.2010

Buffs roll up 476 yards of total offense, hold off Wildcats for 2nd consecutive win …

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Colorado 34, Iowa State 14

//posted 11.14.2010

Buffs open with a convincing win in the first game of the Brian Cabral era at Colorado …

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Baylor 31, Colorado 25

//posted 10.16.2010

GAME STORY … October 16, 2010 … Boulder … Colorado takes on Baylor and Robert Griffin III, and have every chance at a victory … but Buffs falls at home to Baylor as final drive comes up 19 yards short of last second victory …

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Colorado 31, Hawai’i 13

//posted 9.19.2010

GAME STORY … September 19, 2010 … Boulder … On Alfred Williams Day at Folsom, the Buffs fall behind the Rainbow Warriors 10-0 before bouncing back with a dominating 31-3 run in the second half …

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California 52, Colorado 7

//posted 9.11.2010

Pac-10 commissioner Larry Scott indicated the weekend of the California game that the chances of Colorado moving to the Pac-12 in 2011 are “worse than 50-50”.

Scott did not rule out the chance that Colorado and the Big 12 will work out their differences in time for a move by 2011, but it was looking more and more like the Pac-10 might go with 11 teams for a season. “It sounds like some discussion (with the Big 12) is going on,” said Scott, “but they (CU athletic director Mike Bohn and CU chancellor Phil DiStefano) are pessimistic (about 2011), and are thinking 2012”.

The way the Buffs played against Cal from the Pac-10 in week two of the 2010 season, waiting another year might not be a bad idea …

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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
1998 No. 15 Buffs take care of business against Utah State with 25-6 over Aggies Darrin Chiaverini scores twice as Buff defense dominates READ