Paul Richardson and Connor Wood would meet each day on the practice field last season, just to work on their timing in case they ever needed it.
Back then, Wood wasn't playing much and didn't know if he ever would be the starter. Richardson was coming off a torn ACL and wasn't sure if he would ever return to his electric form.
''He had the time and I had the time,'' Richardson said, shrugging.
And now, their timing is perfect.
Wood threw three touchdown passes -- two to Richardson -- and Colorado beat Colorado State 41-27 on Sunday in Mike MacIntyre's coaching debut for the Buffaloes.
Woods and Richardson were in sync all day. For that, Richardson credited all those impromptu workout sessions.
''We took advantage of that opportunity,'' Richardson said. ''We've been working through winter, through spring, through the summer, in fall camp. Today, it came full circle.''
Wood often searched for and found...