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PHOTOS: CU Buffs begin spring practice

  BOULDER – On Wednesday the Colorado Buffaloes began spring practice. Here are a few snapshots from the first practice of 2017. Credit all photos to Sam Weaver, BSN Denver Colorado Buffaloes Football Spring Practice – Day One
Via BSN Denver
17 minutes ago

2017 NFL Draft Profile: Colorado defensive back Tedric Thompson

Buffaloes’ safety will look to impress teams and move up the draft board Career Highlights A huge reason for Colorado’s success on defense this season was strong play in the secondary. One of the most underrated prospects going into the NFL Combine is Tedric Thompson. The 2016 second-team All-Pac-12 selection finished the season with seven interceptions and 16 pass breakups...
Via Ralphie Report
6 hours ago

Colorado Buffaloes men’s basketball aims to end run of frustration against Utah

The pain is all too real to Colorado’s Dom Collier. Like the bulk of the Buffaloes’ roster, Collier has yet to experience the thrill of victory against Utah since he arrived in Boulder. Instead it has been one disappointment for another for the Buffaloes whenever they tip off against the Utes, who bring a six-game winning streak against CU to the Coors Events Center for a Pac...

2017 NFL Draft Profile: Colorado quarterback Sefo Liufau

The quarterback that etched his name in CU history takes the next step at the NFL Combine on Feb. 28 Career Highlights As one of the best quarterbacks in CU history, Sefo Liufau owns 98 school records including most yards of total offense (10,784) and passing yards (9,763). His long list of accomplishments came by playing the majority of the past four seasons; a total of 41 games...
Via Ralphie Report
21 hours ago

WATCH: Mike MacIntyre following the first day of spring practice

  BOULDER – Following the Colorado Buffaloes Wednesday practice head coach Mike MacIntyre talked to the media. Subjects induced an update to his contract, Steven Montez and more.
Via BSN Denver
1 day ago

Colorado Buffaloes Spring Football: Five to Watch

A look at some Buffs to keep an eye on this spring. Let the #NewEra begin. With the 2016 season in the rearview mirror, the defending Pac-12 South Champion Colorado Buffaloes open their 2017 campaign Wednesday with the first of fifteen spring practices. The Spring session culminates with the Spring Game on March 18 which can be seen on Pac-12 Networks. Here are five players to...
Via Ralphie Report
1 day ago

Sophomore Frank Umu ready for opportunity with Buffaloes

BOULDER— While the Colorado football team had its breakout season in 2016, Frank Umu knew his time to shine would have to wait. A redshirt freshman last season, Umu spent the fall as a reserve defensive tackle who rarely played. While he did play on special teams — and 18 snaps on defense — Umu kept his eyes on the future. The future is now for Umu, who is one of several players...

WATCH: Tad Boyle on Buffs in the postseason

  BOULDER – Following the Colorado Buffaloes Monday practice head coach Tad Boyle talked to the media. Subjects induced CU’s postseason play opportunities, a recap of the Oregon game and more.
Via BSN Denver
2 days ago

2017 NFL Draft Profile: Colorado defensive back Chidobe Awuzie

Buffaloes’ cornerback headed to Indianapolis for the NFL Combine on Feb. 28 Career Highlights A defensive back in the Pac-12 is expected to face high-flying offensive attacks from prolific passers. For Awuzie, he made his name shutting down some of the best wide receivers in nation over the past four seasons. The California native saw action in 48 games (42 starts) in his career...
Via Ralphie Report
3 days ago

Colorado Buffaloes venues may receive name changes: We’ve got some ideas

Ralphie Report takes a stab at the fun part of being an AD Colorado Athletics presented to the Board of Regents at a meeting this morning, and Rick George revealed some pretty fun stuff about the Buffs’ near future, in both football and basketball. Other than the fun news that the West side of Folsom (where press row is) is going to be a renovation focus going forward (thank God...
Via Ralphie Report
3 days ago

Haley Smith’s double-double leads Colorado Buffaloes women’s basketball past Oregon

BOULDER — Haley Smith made senior day memorable, turning in a double-double, scoring her 1,000th career point and leading Colorado to a 76-66 victory over Oregon Sunday afternoon. The senior scored 23 points, grabbed 11 rebounds and got the Buffaloes off to a fast start by drilling a deep 3-pointer to give Colorado a quick 6-0 lead they never relinquished, taking a 25-8 lead after...

Colorado Buffaloes’ last chance at NCAA tournament hangs in balance of Oregon game

EUGENE, Ore. — In a season that has been full of disappointment for the Colorado men’s basketball team, a solid victory against Oregon three weeks ago counts as a legitimate bright spot. It’s a safe beat the Ducks will be pumped for the rematch on Saturday, as the Buffaloes take on No. 7-ranked Oregon before a national television audience. “We’ve got to go in and let it...

Kosmider: Surge by Colorado Buffaloes leads to questions of what could have been this season

Tad Boyle was ready to bury the past. Colorado had just defeated No. 10 Oregon at home Jan. 28 to provide a soothing salve in what had been an otherwise miserable first half of its Pac-12 schedule. The Buffaloes had dropped their first seven conference games, each more agonizing than the last. In the span of three weeks, the optimism that CU carried into a new year had been gashed...

Mike MacIntyre extension on hold over domestic violence handling

Mike MacIntyre appeared to be a slam dunk to get a big contract extension from Colorado, but those plans have been put on hold as the school investigates how he handled the accusations of domestic violence committed by a coach on his staff.MacIntyre signed a contract extension through 2021 in January following a 10-4 season, marking the Buffs’ best season in 15 years. The school...
Via Larry Brown Sports
9 days ago  |  Discuss

White leads Colorado past Washington State, 81-49

BOULDER, Colo. (AP) Derrick White scored 23 points and the Colorado Buffaloes capitalized on the return of suspended seniors Wesley Gordon and Xavier Johnson to wallop Washington State 81-49 on Sunday night. The Buffaloes (15-11, 5-8 Pac-12) had a season-best 12 steals and scored 34 points off Washington State's two dozen turnovers. The Cougars (11-14, 4-9) were seeking their...
Via Associated Press
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Colorado brings in D.J. Eliot as defensive coordinator

BOULDER, Colo. (AP) The Colorado Buffaloes have brought in D.J. Eliot to serve as their defensive coordinator and linebackers coach. The school announced his three-year deal Thursday, which is pending approval by the board of regents. Eliot steps in for Jim Leavitt after he left for a similar job at Oregon. The 40-year-old Eliot was the defensive coordinator at Kentucky for the...
Via Associated Press
January 19, 2017  |  Discuss
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