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CU Buffs Lindgren talks late-game play-calling and more

  One of the big conversations surrounding this year’s Buffaloes has been about the late-game play-calling, even after last weekend’s conference road win, many fans were still upset that the Buffs weren’t able to kill the game on the offensive side of the ball. We caught up with offensive coordinator Brian Lindgren to talk about the philosophy that goes into their play-calling...
Via BSN Denver
October 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Sampler Platter, Week Five: Now it gets serious

Week five brings us the first blockbuster slate of the season. It’s a weekend so big that two of the top-5 teams in the AP Poll are playing at noon, all while a matchup of two top-25 teams also kicks off in the noon window. It’s big. It’s bold. It can’t possibly get worse for Oregon. Let’s cannonball into this one. . . . GAME OF THE WEEK: Ohio State at Indiana There are...
Via The Student Section
October 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Sampler Platter, Week Five: Now it gets serious

Week five brings us the first blockbuster slate of the season. It’s a weekend so big that two of the top-5 teams in the AP Poll are playing at noon, all while a matchup of two top-25 teams also kicks off in the noon window. It’s big. It’s bold. It can’t possibly get worse for Oregon. Let’s cannonball into this one. . . . GAME OF THE WEEK: Ohio State at Indiana There are...
Via Bloguin Best
October 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Folsom Frenzy and CU Buffs are primed for primetime

  If you haven’t heard by now, the Colorado Buffaloes will face the Oregon Ducks on Saturday night at 8:00 PM MST on ESPN. This game could be the biggest stage the Colorado football program has been on in quite some time. In fact, this might be the game with the most hype around it in the Coach Mike MacIntyre era. A 3-1 Buffs team will look to get three games over .500 for the...
Via BSN Denver
September 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Colorado recorded 2nd-most rushing yards since 1996 vs. UMass

The Colorado Buffaloes went to town vs. UMass, recording a convincing 48-14 blowout victory.Colorado was particularly dominant on the ground, adding 390 rushing yards. It was their only time rushing over 250 yards since joining the Pac-12, and their second most rushing yards since 1996. Colorado's leading rusher was Michael Adkins II (pictured above), who had 119 yards on 19 attempts...
Via Fox Sports
September 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Adkins, Powell help Colorado rout UMass 48-14

BOULDER, Colo. (AP) Michael Adkins and Christian Powell became the first Colorado tailbacks to eclipse 100 yards rushing in the same game in nearly five years, helping the Buffaloes snap a nine-game losing skid by beating Massachusetts 48-14 on Saturday. A week after looking out of sorts in a season-opening loss at Hawaii, the Buffaloes found their groove on offense as they gained...
Via AP on Fox
September 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Rapid Reaction: Colorado football gets much needed win, crushes UMass

CU bounced back in a big way on Saturday, obliterating UMass in Boulder by a score of 48-14. The Buffs got huge days from Michael Adkins II and Christian Powell who both rushed for more than 100 yards and found the end zone a combined three times. So how’d it all go down? Here’s some rapid reaction from Colorado’s beat down of the Minutemen. HERE COMES RALPHIE! The best tradition...
Via Mile High Sports
September 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Adkins quick to get on roll in CU ground game

BOULDER — When Colorado released its updated depth chart before its season opener at Hawaii last week, Christian Powell was listed as the No.
Via The Denver Post - College Sports
September 11, 2015

Michael Adkins makes most of opportunity at tailback with Colorado

BOULDER — When Colorado released its updated depth chart before its season opener at Hawaii last week, Christian Powell was listed as the No.
Via The Denver Post - College Sports
September 10, 2015

2015 Buffs: Over / Unders

  As the Colorado Buffaloes kickoff Thursday night in Hawai’i, BSN continues to have fun with our 2015 season previews. This time Ryan Koenigsberg made some over/under lines for me to react to. These are strictly for fun and are not meant to be taken as serious betting lines. Wins O/U 5.5 Jake Shapiro: OVER: The Buffs will begin the year scorching hot at 4-0 including...
Via BSN Denver
September 02, 2015  |  Discuss

CU Buffs: Under-appreciated work-horse expected to start again

  College football fans love to talk about the fresh faces, it’s not as much ‘what-have-you-done-for-me-lately?’ as it is ‘what-might-you-do-for-me later?’ Ask any Colorado fan about their running backs and you’ll likely hear all about Phillip Lindsay, Patrick Carr, Michael Adkins, and maybe even Donald Gordon before you hear them talk about the back looking to become...
Via BSN Denver
August 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Even after 2-10 year, Buffaloes thinking bowl this season

BOULDER, Colo. (AP) Ever so gradually, the Colorado Buffaloes are becoming a first-rate program - in terms of facilities, anyway. On the field, there's still plenty of work left to do. Coming off a 2-10 season, the Buffaloes have been picked to finish last in the Pac-12 South by just about everyone, including the league's media poll. That hasn't deterred third-year coach Mike MacIntyre...
Via AP on Fox
August 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Colorado Buffaloes roam their new locker room

Players of the Colorado Buffaloes football squad have something to rejoice over, especially after finishing a discouraging 2014-15 season with a 2-10 record under then-second-year head coach, Mike MacIntyre. The new buzz swarming the team? A new $140 million locker room dubbed the “Champions Center”… despite their last bowl game win in 2004, where they participated in the Houston...
Via Campus Sports Net
August 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Colorado looks to regroup in 3rd season under MacIntyre

BOULDER, Colo. (AP) The possibility of a bowl game stares the Colorado Buffaloes in the face each day at practice. Those waving flags are hard to ignore. Colorado coach Mike MacIntyre has taken to flying the logos from bowls with tie-ins to the Pac-12 Conference at the team's training complex, including that big one - the Rose Bowl. It is MacIntyre's way of letting his squad know...
Via AP on Fox
August 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Around the Herd 5/21/15: Who will lead the CU Buffs rushing attack?

  Who will lead the Buffs in rushing? Our friends over at AllBuffs.com are running a poll right now that made my head hurt. Who will lead the Buffs in rushing this season? (Click here to vote) I think it’s a good sign for the Buffs how hard I had to think about this, there are a ton of options. You have three players currently on the roster, Christian Powell, Michael Adkins...
Via BSN Denver
May 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Video: Colorado Football Released An Amazing Video That Recapped The 2014 Season

It wasn’t a great season for Colorado football. The once-prestigious Buffaloes went 2-10 during the second year of head coach Mike MacIntyre’s tenure, which makes this the ninth straight year that the team failed to finish the season with a record better than .500. However, there are still reasons to be optimistic that Colorado is building towards something in the future. Sophomore...
Via College Spun
December 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Pick-6 puts Utah over Colorado 38-34

BOULDER, Colo. (AP) Dominique Hatfield returned a fourth-quarter interception 20 yards for a touchdown and Utah benefited from a pair of key replay reversals as the Utes beat Colorado 38-34 Saturday, sending the Buffaloes to their season-ending eighth consecutive loss. Travis Wilson threw for 311 yards and three touchdowns, helping Utah (8-4, 5-4 Pac-12) finish with a winning conference...
Via AP on Fox
November 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Buffs complete comeback against Minutemen

Colorado 41, Massachusetts 38 When: 3:00 PM ET, Saturday, September 6, 2014 Where: Gillette Stadium, Foxborough, Massachusetts Temperature: ° Head Official: Attendance: N/A By SportsDirect Inc. Colorado 41, Massachusetts 38: Nelson Spruce recorded career highs with 10 catches, 145 yards and two touchdowns – including a 70-yard go-ahead score – to lead the visiting Buffaloes...
Via Mile High Sports
September 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Colorado football: Buffaloes 2014 running back preview

One of the brighter spots for the Colorado football team this offseason, has been the position of running back. With a “smash-and-dash approach”, the Buffaloes have been able to reinvent the top of their depth chart. When Rodney “Speedy” Stewart, left for the NFL in 2011, the fear was that there would be a missing piece of the puzzle at tailback. Only once in his four years...
Via isportsweb.com
May 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Exclusive Interview: Donovan Lee, DB, Colorado

Donovan Lee is a 2014 three-star defensive back commit to Colorado, and is expected to be a key piece of that defense in a couple of years. He has agreed to do an exclusive interview with us here at SportsGlory.com, and we hope that you enjoy the interview. We appreciate you reading the interview, and we would love to have you share the interview with your friends and fellow college...
Via Sports-Glory
April 24, 2014  |  Discuss
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