Nebraska – 65-51 win sends the Buffs bowling; Cornhuskers packing


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— November 23rd – Colorado 65, Nebraska 51 — Colorado evened its season record at 6-6, and its Big 12 mark at 4-4, with a record-setting 65-51 win over Nebraska. The Buffs put up the third highest point total ever against the Cornhuskers over the course of almost four hours before a frigid Folsom Field crowd of 51,403. With the win (combined with a loss by Kansas State to Fresno State), the Buffs earned a bowl berth in the second season of the Dan Hawkins’ era, while simultaneously helping to …

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— October 20th – Boulder           No. 15 Kansas 19, Colorado 14 — 15th-ranked Kansas Jayhawks moved their record to 7-0 (3-0 in Big 12 play), holding on to defeat Colorado, 19-14. Sophomore quarterback Todd Reesing led the Jayhawks in both passing and rushing, almost single-handedly defeating the Buffs for the second year in a row. The win was the first for the Jayhawks in Boulder since 1995, and kept the Jayhawks undefeated on the season, one of only five teams in Division 1-A still able to …

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— September 22nd – Boulder           Colorado 42, Miami (Ohio) 0 — Freshman quarterback Cody Hawkins passed for two touchdowns and rushed for his first career score, leading Colorado to a 42-0 rout of Miami (Ohio). Colorado amassed 634 yards of total offense, the most for the Buffs since 1999, while the defense limited the RedHawks to 139 yards in posting CU’s first shutout since a 34-0 win over Oklahoma State in 2005. The Buffs started methodically. After the teams exchanged punts to open the game, the Colorado offense put together a …

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— September 15th – Boulder          Florida State 16, Colorado 6 — A week after surrendering over 400 yards of total offense to Arizona State, the Colorado defense came to play against Florida State. The Buffs held the Seminoles to 221 total yards, but the CU offense could not take advantage, failing to score until the final result of the contest had been determined. At the final gun, the scoreboard showed a 16-6 Buff loss before a Folsom Field crowd of 52,951. The kickoff, set for 8:15 p.m., was the latest in …

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— September 1st – Denver           Colorado 31, Colorado State 28 (OT) — Kevin Eberhart waited four years for his opportunity to be Colorado’s No. 1 placekicker, and when called upon, the senior produced. Replacing two-time all-American Mason Crosby, Eberhart kicked the game tying field goal with 13 seconds remaining in regulation, then booted a 35-yarder in overtime to lift the Buffs to a 31-28 win over rival Colorado State in the 2007 season opener. The 68,133 who showed up for the 10:00 a.m. kickoff were treated to an exciting game with …

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— 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 …

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— September 16th – Boulder          No. 22 Arizona State 21, Colorado 3 — The Colorado offense continued to struggle, posting only a 29-yard field goal in a 21-3 loss to No. 22 Arizona State. The Buffs posted a “season-high” 219 yards of total offense (after posting 216 vs. Montana State and 146 against CSU), but could not make use of four Arizona State turnovers as the Sun Devils slowly pulled away. In the first-ever game played between the two schools from neighboring states, the Buffs had an opportunity to take …

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  — Preseason, 2006 – A New Coach, but Unchanged Expectations — The Colorado Buffaloes entered the 2006 season with four Big 12 North division titles in the past five seasons. Sustained excellence is usually reason enough to expect national respect for a football program. After all, in Division 1-A football, only two other teams could lay claim to earning that many rings since 2001. One was USC, which had won the Pac-10 four years in a row, and had played for the national championship the previous three. The other …

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1985 CU defeats Oregon, 21-17, on fourth-and-goal sack on final play Bill McCartney: "I think that could be a turning point for our program" READ