COLORADO RUMORS & GOSSIP

NFL Draft Scouting Report: Jimmie Gilbert, LB, Colorado

  Jimmie Gilbert Jr. - Colorado Position: OLB Height: 6’4” Weight: 234 lbs Year: Senior Hometown: College Station, Texas Experience: 1-Year Starter   Measurables*: 40yd dash: 4.64s Broad jump: 120 in. Vertical: 37 in. 3-cone: DNP 20yd. Shuttle: 4.64s Bench Press: 12 reps *Height, weight, and measurables are from Colorado’s pro day as Gilbert was not invited to the...
Via Cheesehead TV
2 days ago

Chidobe Awuzie will not be the only Buffalo in attendance at the draft

Some were surprised when former University of Colorado cornerback Chidobe Awuzie got an invite to the 2017 NFL Draft. As it turns out, he will not be alone. According to Denver7’s Troy Renck, CU coach Mike MacIntyre is also heading to Philadelphia for the Draft. Awuzie is one of 22 players that will be in attendance. Following a strong showing at the NFL Scouting Combine, he has...
Via Mile High Sports
2 days ago

Lazar Nikolic adds to impressive 2017 recruiting class for Colorado Buffaloes’ men’s hoops

The loss of Thomas Akyazili isn’t going to diminish the international flavor on the roster of the Colorado men’s basketball team. On Wednesday the program announced it has filled one of the two scholarships opened by the postseason departures of Akyazili and Bryce Peters by adding Lazar Nikolic, a long-armed guard from Serbia who has competed the past few seasons with the Stella...

Boyle’s Buffs add baller from Belgrade

  BOULDER – The Colorado Buffaloes have picked up an intriguing new guard for the 2017-18 season. Head Coach Tad Boyle announced Wednesday that Lazar Nikolic has officially signed his National Letter of Intent to play and continue his education at CU. The 6-foot-6 guard is from Belgrade, Serbia and is currently playing in Rome’s Stella Azzurra Academy in the Series B Italian...
Via BSN Denver
4 days ago

Buffaloes basketball to play neutral court game against Iowa

The Colorado Buffaloes have announced a non-conference game against the Iowa Hawkeyes The Colorado Buffaloes 2017-18 basketball schedule is wrapping up. The university announced that the Buffs will play the Iowa Hawkeyes on December 22 in a neutral site game in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. The Hawkeyes are similar to the Buffs in that they’re currently transitioning from a star...
Via Ralphie Report
4 days ago

Colorado Buffaloes to host 2018 NCAA Skiing Championships in Steamboat Springs

The NCAA Skiing Championships are returning to Steamboat Springs in 2018. The event, hosted by the Colorado Buffaloes, will return to Steamboat for the eighth time on March 7-10, 2018, the NCAA announced Monday. The Nordic and the slalom races will be held at Howelsen Hill, while the giant slalom will take place on Mount Werner. “We are excited to put together another great championship...

CU Buffs pick up another coveted verbal from DeSoto

  The Colorado Buffaloes have added another player out of DeSoto High School in the Dallas area of Texas. Six-foot-three, 310-pound offensive guard Josh Jynes. pic.twitter.com/229Bc9zAVo — J.Jynes® (@JoshJynes48) April 18, 2017 Jynes is the first DeSoto commit of the 2018 class, he joins his high school teammates K.D. Nixon (also his cousin) and Laviska Shenault. Jynes like Nixon...
Via BSN Denver
5 days ago

Andre Roberson, Alec Burks represent Colorado Buffaloes in NBA Playoffs

Follow the NBA Playoffs to see these former Buffs play at the grandest stage. The Colorado Buffaloes will be represented in the NBA Playoffs by two former basketball stars, Andre Roberson of the Oklahoma City Thunder, and Alec Burks of the Utah Jazz. Andre Roberson (2010-13) was perhaps the best defensive player the Buffaloes have ever seen. As a 6’7, hyper-athletic forward,...
Via Ralphie Report
5 days ago

Buffs women’s basketball adds depth, size to front court with Jaimie Curtis

The Colorado Buffaloes women’s basketball team has added to their ranks this Thursday, April 13, with the signing of Sierra College’s Jaimie Curtis to a National Letter of Intent. “Jaimie adds a new dimension to your team in that she has combination of size and mobility,” said head coach of the Buffs JR Payne. “We are excited to add Jaimie’s length, experience and tenacity...
Via Mile High Sports
9 days ago

Chidobe Awuzie and Ahkello Witherspoon on the rise as draft draws near

The secondary of the University of Colorado football team was a large part of the reason the Buffaloes rose so quickly in the Pac-12 last season. It appears as if the NFL noticed. Graded as a fourth-round pick, Chidobe Awuzie, has seen his stock rise after an impressive NFL Scouting Combine. The cornerback has now reportedly been invited to the NFL Draft at the end of the month...
Via Mile High Sports
10 days ago

Ryan Miller, former Colorado Buffaloes lineman, opens up about head trauma

Miller had the strength to speak about a deeply personal issue. Ryan Miller was one of the best offensive lineman to ever play for the Colorado Buffaloes. Miller’s NFL career, however, was cut short by injuries, specifically head injuries. In an interview with the Denver Post, Miller opened up about his injuries and the crippling effects of chronic head trauma. Miller, a former...
Via Ralphie Report
11 days ago

Colorado Buffaloes in the NFL Draft by the numbers

We’re just a few weeks from hearing a number of Colorado names called. The interviews are over. Now the waiting begins. Waiting for the phone to ring, a NFL head coach or perhaps a team executive on the other line; “Welcome to the _____ (insert NFL team name here),” he or she says. This month, four or more Colorado Buffaloes’ could have their dreams realized. The 82nd annual...
Via Ralphie Report
12 days ago

Thomas Akyazili to leave Colorado Buffaloes

The Belgian guard will head back to Europe. Thomas Akyazili, the sophomore guard out of Antwerp, Belgium, will leave the Colorado Buffaloes. Akyazili will return to Europe to play professionally, according to his Twitter announcement. Akyazili came over to the Buffs and immediately became a fixture in the rotation. He wasn’t always the most polished player, but he brought value...
Via Ralphie Report
18 days ago

WATCH: Phillip Lindsay Ceal Barry Award

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Via Colorado Buffaloes Athletics
18 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Ryan Moeller Herbst Achievement Award

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Via Colorado Buffaloes Athletics
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Undefeated Colorado Buffaloes women’s lacrosse ranks 4th in major polls

The Colorado Buffaloes women’s lacrosse team is 10-0 and getting national attention. CU ranked No. 4 in the country in all three major polls released this week. The Buffs are behind No. 1 Maryland, No. 2 North Carolina and No. 3 Florida in the IWLCA coaches’ poll, Cascade/Inside Lacrosse media poll and the Nike/U.S. Lacrosse Magazine poll. Colorado is one of two undefeated teams...

WATCH: Highlights: Colorado at S. Dakota St. WNIT 2nd Round

The resilient Buffaloes extend their season with an 81-75 second-round WNIT win against South Dakota State.
Via Colorado Buffaloes Athletics
March 20, 2017  |  Discuss

Ralphie IV, retired Colorado Buffaloes mascot, dies at 19

Ralphie IV, the retired live buffalo mascot of the University of Colorado, died Sunday. She was 19. Originally named Rowdy, she was born in April 1997 at media mogul Ted Turner’s Flying D Ranch in Gallatin Gateway, Mont. As a calf, she suffered life-threatening injuries. According to her profile on CUBuffs.com: “She was separated from her mother when she was about a month old...

Colorado Buffaloes women overcome slow start to beat UNLV in first round of WNIT

During the first quarter on Thursday night, the Colorado women’s basketball team looked like a squad that hadn’t played in two weeks. During the final three quarters, the Buffaloes looked like a team that wants to keep playing for another two weeks. Sophomores Kennedy Leonard and Alexis Robinson were stellar and the Buffs overcame a sluggish first quarter to knock off UNLV, 66...

UCF holds off Colorado's late rally, wins 79-74 in NIT

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) B.J. Taylor scored 26 points, A.J. Davis added 17 and Central Florida held off Colorado's late rally for a 79-74 victory on Wednesday night in the first round of the NIT. Matt Williams also scored 17 points for No. 4 seed UCF (22-11), playing in its first postseason in five years. The Knights will face the Illinois State-UC Irvine winner in the second round...
Via Associated Press
March 15, 2017  |  Discuss

Colorado rallies for 73-63 win over Washington State

LAS VEGAS (AP) Derrick White scored 17 of his 26 points in the second half, Xavier Johnson added 19 and Colorado rallied from a shaky first half to beat Washington State 73-63 Wednesday night in the first round of the Pac-12 Tournament. Colorado (19-13) got off to a miserable start at both ends as Washington State raced out to a 19-point lead. The seventh-seeded Buffaloes whittled...
Via Associated Press
March 09, 2017  |  Discuss

Colorado's official back on the football map

BOULDER, Colo. (AP) When the college scout from Green Bay arrived at the Champions Center on the University of Colorado on Wednesday, the Buffaloes had its latest validation of the football program's progress. All 32 teams were represented at CU's pro timing day for the first time ever. The last time every NFL team sent a scout or a coach to the campus was in 1995, when the league...
Via Associated Press
March 08, 2017  |  Discuss

Colorado pulls away from Stanford in the 2nd half, 91-72

BOULDER, Colo. (AP) Lucas Siewert, George King and Xavier Johnson each scored 15 points and Colorado pulled away in the second half to beat Stanford 91-72 Thursday night. Wesley Gordon, Deleon Brown and Tory Miller added 10 points apiece as part of a balanced offense that carried Colorado (17-13, 7-10 Pac-12) to its �eighth consecutive victory against Stanford (14-15, 6-11)...
Via Associated Press
March 02, 2017  |  Discuss

WATCH: Senior Recognition - Wesley Gordon

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Via Colorado Buffaloes Athletics
February 28, 2017  |  Discuss

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
February 14, 2017  |  Discuss
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