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Phillip Lindsay Named to Doak Walker Award Watch List

The award honors the nation’s best running back. Colorado Buffaloes running back Phillip Lindsay was named to the 2017 Doak Walker Award watch list on Thursday by the PwC SMU Athletic Forum. Lindsay led the Buffaloes in rushing last season with 1,252 yards and ranked 34th amongst backs nationwide. Known as a “utility back”, he also gathered in 53 receptions for 493 yards and...
Via Ralphie Report
19 hours ago

Colorado Buffaloes running back Phillip Lindsay named to Doak Walker award watch list

University of Colorado senior tailback Phillip Lindsay has been named to the watch list for the 2017 Doak Walker award, the PwC Athletic Forum announced on Thursday. The annual award, which has been in existence since 1989, recognizes the nation’s best running back. The Aurora native had a breakout season as a junior in 2016, rushing for 1,252 yards — nearly a 600-yard improvement...
Via The Denver Post
21 hours ago

Colorado Buffaloes running back Phillip Lindsay named to Doak Walker award watch list

University of Colorado senior tailback Phillip Lindsay has been named to the watch list for the 2017 Doak Walker award, the PwC Athletic Forum announced on Thursday. The annual award, which has been in existence since 1989, recognizes the nation’s best running back. The Aurora native had a breakout season as a junior in 2016, rushing for 1,252 yards — nearly a 600-yard improvement...

Phillip Lindsay adds another watch list to his preseason credentials

University of Colorado senior tailback Phillip Lindsay was named Thursday to the 2017 Doak Walker Award watch list, the PwC SMU Athletic Forum announced. The Doak Walker Award was created in 1989 to recognize the nation’s premier running back. Lindsay is one of 61 players on the initial watch list, and is joined by nine other running backs from the Pac-12 Conference (Arizona State’s...
Via Mile High Sports
22 hours ago

CU Buffs finalize loaded nonconference slate

BOULDER – The Colorado Buffaloes finalized their nonconference hoops schedule for the 2017-18 season on Wednesday. Some highlights include match-ups against five front range teams and contests against Big Ten and Big East opponents. The Buffs highlight might come in Cincinnati against Xavier on Saturday, Dec. 9. The Musketeers were upset 68-66 in Boulder by the Buffs last season...
Via BSN Denver
1 day ago

Buffaloes Basketball Release Non-Conference Schedule

The Buffs have their early schedule set in stone. The basketball season feels like it’s still eons away, but we’re creeping closer to it, ever so slowly. We’ve crawled past a milestone today as CUBuffs.com announced the official Colorado Buffaloes basketball non-conference schedule. The Buffs have some regional rivalries in store, as they play Northern Colorado (Nov. 10),...
Via Ralphie Report
1 day ago

The Rise of Mac, Part II: How Colorado Looks to Build Off a Successful 2016 Season

Looking at the expectations for the Buffaloes going into 2017 and beyond. The rebuild of Colorado football has been a storyline in Boulder for the greater part of a decade and now that the Buffaloes have found success in the Pac-12, what’s next? Despite an offseason scattered with off-the-field issues, Athletic Director Rick George hasn’t wavered in his support of National...
Via Ralphie Report
1 day ago

Colorado Buffaloes men’s basketball finalizes nonconference schedule

The University of Colorado men’s basketball team has finalized its nonconference schedule, highlighted by Big East and Big Ten opponents. CU, which finished 19-15 (8-10 Pac-12) last season with a first-round NIT defeat, opens the year hosting a pair of Front Range opponents — Northern Colorado on Nov. 10 and Denver on Nov. 14 — in addition to Air Force on Nov. 26 and a road...

Colorado Buffaloes men’s basketball finalizes nonconference schedule

The University of Colorado men’s basketball team has finalized its nonconference schedule, highlighted by Big East and Big Ten opponents. CU, which finished 19-15 (8-10 Pac-12) last season with a first-round NIT defeat, opens the year hosting a pair of Front Range opponents — Northern Colorado on Nov. 10 and Denver on Nov. 14 — in addition to Air Force on Nov. 26 and a road...
Via The Denver Post
1 day ago

How one Colorado calf is becoming the new leader of Tad Boyle’s herd

BOULDER – After a few years of inconsistency, Tad Boyle’s Colorado Buffaloes could be on the cusp of something special. Accent on the “could” part. Amid an overflow of young talent, CU may have finally found the one piece they have been lacking: a true point guard in true freshman McKinley Wright. In the early part of his tenure, Boyle had a fine floor general in Nate Tomlinson...
Via BSN Denver
2 days ago

Two Buffs on Biletnikoff Award watch list, McCartney on Wuerffel Trophy list

Three Colorado Buffaloes seniors – Shay Fields, Derek McCartney and Devin Ross – were all named Tuesday to preseason watch lists that continue to be rolled out this month by the National College Football Awards Association (NCFAA). Fields and Ross were both named by The Tallahassee Quarterback Club (TQC) Foundation, Inc. to the 2017 Biletnikoff Award preseason watch list. The...
Via Mile High Sports
2 days ago

3 Colorado Buffaloes football players named to preseason watch lists

Three Colorado seniors were named to 2017 preseason watch lists on Tuesday: Shay Fields and Devin Ross for the Biletnikoff Award and Derek McCartney for the Wuerffel Trophy. The Biletnikoff award, given annually by the Tallahassee Quarterback Club foundation, recognizes college football’s outstanding receiver at any position (any player who catches a pass is eligible). The Wuerffel...
Via The Denver Post
2 days ago

3 Colorado Buffaloes football players named to preseason watch lists

Three Colorado seniors were named to 2017 preseason watch lists on Tuesday: Shay Fields and Devin Ross for the Biletnikoff Award and Derek McCartney for the Wuerffel Trophy. The Biletnikoff award, given annually by the Tallahassee Quarterback Club foundation, recognizes college football’s outstanding receiver at any position (any player who catches a pass is eligible). The Wuerffel...

Fields, Ross Named to Biletnikoff Award Preseason Watch List

Colorado receivers on a watch list for the award going to the best wideouts in the nation. The Rise continues to be recognized. Colorado Buffaloes wide receivers Shay Fields and Devin Ross were named to the 2017 Biletnikoff Award Preseason Watch List Tuesday by the Tallahassee Quarterback Club Foundation. Fields led the Buffs in receiving last season with 56 receptions, 883 yards...
Via Ralphie Report
2 days ago

Buff Bites: Team Colorado is Rolling

And Josh Scott will soon be joining the alumni team. Team Colorado advances to the Super 16, people are noticing Phillip Lindsay, and a week Chad Brown will remember. Winter is here, and so is The Rise! In honor of the #GOT7 premier tonight here is a Game of Thrones themed reminder that the Rise is here! #NeverStopRising #WinterIsHere pic.twitter.com/L5VcnPjkwT— Chidera...
Via Ralphie Report
3 days ago

Colorado’s George Frazier on preseason watchlist for 2017 Paul Hornung award

University of Colorado senior George Frazier is on the preseason watch list for the 2017 Paul Hornung award, the Louisville Sports Commission announced on Monday. Frazier is one of 47 players on the list. The award is given annually to the most versatile player in college football. Frazier, who has appeared in 38 games for the Buffaloes in his career, is expected to have an impact...

Colorado’s George Frazier on preseason watchlist for 2017 Paul Hornung award

University of Colorado senior George Frazier is on the preseason watch list for the 2017 Paul Hornung award, the Louisville Sports Commission announced on Monday. Frazier is one of 47 players on the list. The award is given annually to the most versatile player in college football. Frazier, who has appeared in 38 games for the Buffaloes in his career, is expected to have an impact...
Via The Denver Post
3 days ago

CU’s George Frazier named to 2017 Paul Hornung Award watch list

The Louisville Sports Commission announced Monday its preseason watch list for the 2017 Paul Hornung Award presented by Texas Roadhouse and included on the initial 46-player list was University of Colorado senior George Frazier. The Paul Hornung Award is given annually by the Louisville Sports Commission (LSC) to the most versatile player in major college football. CU’s do-it-all...
Via Mile High Sports
4 days ago

Team Colorado once again reaches Super 16 of The Basketball Tournament

Team Colorado inched a little closer to the money round on Sunday. And the group of Colorado Buffaloes basketball alums will add a critical reinforcement when they hit the floor again in pursuit of the $2 million winner-take-all payoff at stake in The Basketball Tournament. Team Colorado capped a solid weekend showing in Las Vegas on Sunday by dispatching Broad Street Brawlers 111...
Via The Denver Post
4 days ago

Team Colorado once again reaches Super 16 of The Basketball Tournament

Team Colorado inched a little closer to the money round on Sunday. And the group of Colorado Buffaloes basketball alums will add a critical reinforcement when they hit the floor again in pursuit of the $2 million winner-take-all payoff at stake in The Basketball Tournament. Team Colorado capped a solid weekend showing in Las Vegas on Sunday by dispatching Broad Street Brawlers 111...

Team Colorado advances in The Tournament

The Buffs alumni dominated their first round matchup. The first round of The Tournament (TBT) was nothing more than a warm-up for Team Colorado. The Buffaloes alumni easily beat Kimchi Express 100-71 and advance in the 64-team, $2 million grand prize, winner-take-all tournament. Team Colorado, the top seed in the West Region, immediately showed how great of a team they are and how...
Via Ralphie Report
5 days ago

Seeking redemption, Team Colorado breezes through TBT first round

It was a year ago that Team Colorado had an awkward taste in their mouth, of being so close yet so far away from the $2 million winner-take-all cash prize when they fell in the championship game of The Basketball Tournament. They return this year with the same core and the addition of some already proven players. Among those new additions ready to step up and anxious to play was...
Via Mile High Sports
5 days ago

Ahkello 2.0: CU Buffs add lengthy JUCO cornerback

Head coach Mike MacIntyre loves lengthy cornerbacks and he was able to add another one on Friday via the JUCO route. Class of 2018 Delrick Adams a 6-foot-3 cornerback out of Independence Community College in Kansas has given the Buffaloes his word. #BBG#CU #RepThaVillage #MoneyGang pic.twitter.com/EokunQeQSW — Delrick Abrams Jr (@AbramsDelrickjr) July 14, 2017   The Louisiana...
Via BSN Denver
6 days ago

Buffaloes alumni playing in The Tournament on July 15

Tune in at 3:15 p.m. on Saturday to see Team Colorado. This is your friendly reminder that a team of Buffaloes alumni, Team Colorado, are playing in The Tournament, a single-elimination tournament with a $2,000,000 grand prize. Team Colorado’s first round game is on Saturday, July 15, in Las Vegas. The game starts at 3:15 p.m. and will be aired on XXX Team Colorado was the runner...
Via Ralphie Report
6 days ago

What’s worth more than $2 million? Family: The Team Colorado story

BOULDER – The faces haven’t changed. Their beards are now longer, some of them gray, but most everyone still looks like the athlete they were the day they exhausted their athletic eligibility. These are the people that built Colorado men’s basketball to its golden era, and they’re still helping their beloved program to glory. Or, trying to anyway. Many of the players that...
Via BSN Denver
6 days ago
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