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CU at Its Best – No. 11

– CU at Its Best No. 11        September 22, 1990          No. 20 Colorado 29, No. 22 Texas 22 — Note … This is the tenth in a series of the best CU games of the past 35 seasons. We will be counting down the top 20 games, with a new game each weekend leading up to the season opener against Hawai’i. — Previous submissions: CU at Its Best No. 12 – November...
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June 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Rating the CU Roster – Running Backs

– Rating the Colorado Roster – Running Backs — Note … This is the second in a series of weekly unit reviews for the Colorado roster, which will lead us up to the start of Fall Camp on August 4th. Previous posts: Quarterbacks — Colorado Running Back Roster Players lost: Tony Jones; Malcolm Creer; Terrence Crowder Seniors: Christian Powell; Jordan Murphy (FB) Juniors...
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June 06, 2015  |  Discuss

CU at Its Best – No. 12

– CU at Its Best – No. 12         November 19, 1994          No. 7 Colorado 41, Iowa State 20 — Note … This is the ninth in a series of the best CU games of the past 35 seasons. We will be counting down the top 20 games, with a new game each weekend leading up to the season opener against Hawai’i. — Previous submissions: CU at Its Best No. 13 – December...
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June 05, 2015  |  Discuss

A Dog Named Mouse

 – A Dog Named Mouse — Friday,  June 4th, 2010. Just another day … The Dow Jones Industrial average lost over 300 points, falling below 10,000 … In Bozeman, the high was 64 degrees, with intermittent showers – not an atypical forecast for early June … Tensions ran high in the Gulf, as oil continued to flow out of a ruptured BP well … Just another day … …...
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June 05, 2015  |  Discuss

CU Recruiting Class of 2016

– Colorado Recruiting Class of 2016 — Well, it took until June, but the University of Colorado has finally obtained a commitment from the Recruiting Class of 2016. The second-to-last Power-Five conference school to pick up a commitment (Iowa State is still looking for commitment No. 1), the Buffs started with the most important position … quarterback. — Sam Noyer –...
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June 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Rating the CU Roster – QB’s

– Rating the Colorado Roster – QB’s — Colorado Quarterback Roster Players lost: None Seniors: None Juniors: Sefo Liufau, Jordan Gehrke Sophomores: T.J. Patterson Red-shirt freshmen: Cade Apsay; Will Fischer-Colbrie; Ty Gangi Coming this fall: Steven Montez bold = starter in 2014; italics = non-scholarship player — 2014 statistics for returning players: – Sefo Liufau...
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May 30, 2015  |  Discuss

CU at Its Best – No. 13

– CU at Its Best – No. 13         December 25, 1998          Colorado 21, Oregon 17 — Note … This is the eighth in a series of the best CU games of the past 35 seasons. We will be counting down the top 20 games, with a new game each weekend leading up to the season opener against Hawai’i. — Previous submissions: CU at Its Best No. 14 – September...
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May 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Will The Pac-12’s Long-Term View Pay Off?

– Will the Pac-12’s Long-Term View for Television Revenue Projections Pay Off? — The Pac-12 is the only conference which wholly owns its own network. The Big Ten, ACC, Big 12 and SEC all have deals with broadcast networks. Those deals cut down on revenues for those conferences, but also cuts down significantly on expenses. The Pac-12 is off to an early lead in the ever-changing...
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May 24, 2015  |  Discuss

CU at Its Best – No. 14

– CU at Its Best – No. 14          September 14, 1985          Colorado 21, Oregon 17 — Note … This is the seventh in a series of the best CU games of the past 35 seasons. We will be counting down the top 20 games, with a new game each weekend leading up to the season opener against Hawai’i. — Previous submissions: CU at Its Best No. 15 – November...
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May 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Preseason Magazines

– Preseason Magazines — May 18th Sporting News has two Pac-12 teams in its Top Ten With the end of Spring football comes the beginning of the onslaught of preseason magazines. The Sporting News has put out its preseason Top 25. Six Pac-12 teams have made their rankings, with two teams – Oregon and USC – in the Top Ten. The Pac-12 write-ups: — No. 4 – Oregon What do...
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May 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Pac-12 … and the Pacific Rim

– Pac-12 … and the Pacific Rim — On January 2, 2012, Pac-12 commissioner Larry Scott was in Glendale, Arizona, for the 2012 Fiesta Bowl matchup between No. 3 Oklahoma State and No. 4 Stanford. While Scott was in Pac-12 country, he was looking well beyond the Pac-12’s borders. Speaking of Stanford and its annual rivalry game against Notre Dame, Scott said he believed that...
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May 16, 2015  |  Discuss

CU at Its Best – No. 15

– CU at Its Best – No. 15          November 18, 1995          No. 9 Colorado 27, No. 7 Kansas State 17 — Note … This is the sixth in a series of the best CU games of the past 35 seasons. We will be counting down the top 20 games, with a new game each weekend leading up to the season opener against Hawai’i. — Previous submissions: CU at Its Best No...
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May 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Losing Touch

– Losing Touch — Nick Kasa is having a tough week. This past week, the former Buff star was let go by the Oakland Raiders. It was not ESPN SportsCenter-worthy news, meriting only brief comment on the wires: The Raiders have let go of a recent draft pick, waiving tight end Nick Kasa with a failed physical designation on Tuesday, per the NFL’s personnel notice. A sixth-round...
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May 10, 2015  |  Discuss

CU at Its Best – No. 16

– CU at its Best No. 16          September 29, 2007        Colorado 27, No. 3 Oklahoma 24 — Note … This is the fifth in a series of the best CU games of the past 35 seasons. We will be counting down the top 20 games, with a new game each weekend leading up to the season opener against Hawai’i. — Previous submissions: CU at Its Best No. 17 –  August...
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May 09, 2015  |  Discuss

CU At Its Best – No. 17

– CU at Its Best No. 17      August 30, 2003          Colorado 42, No. 23 Colorado State 35 — Note … This is the fourth in a series of the best CU games of the past 35 seasons. We will be counting down the top 20 games, with a new game each weekend leading up to the season opener against Hawai’i. — Previous submissions: CU at Its Best No. 18 – September...
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May 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Uniform-ity

– Uniform-ity — What can you say about the unveiling of the new CU uniform combinations?               It could have been worse. Perhaps it is a reflection of the state of Colorado football that simply having an event not turn out badly is a sign of progress. CU introduced its new uniform designs on Friday, with new helmets, uniform and pant options adding up to 48...
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May 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Sewing a Silk Purse

– Sewing a Silk Purse out of a Sow’s Ear — April is a busy month for college football fans, even with the opening kickoff to the 2015 season still five months away. Spring practices bring about renewed hope for the upcoming year, while the NFL draft allows college fans to watch like proud parents as their former players head off to professional riches. That is true, of...
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April 26, 2015  |  Discuss

CU at Its Best – No. 18

– CU at Its Best – No. 18 – September 16, 1989         No. 8 Colorado 38, No. 10 Illinois 7 Note … This is the third in a series of the best CU games of the past 35 seasons. We will be counting down the top 20 games, with a new game each weekend leading up to the season opener against Hawai’i. — CU at Its Best No. 19 – December 31, 1999          ...
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April 25, 2015  |  Discuss

The (Re)Branding of CU

– The (Re)Branding of Colorado Athletics — The last time the University of Colorado was ranked nationally in football, the current high school juniors who will comprise the Recruiting Class of 2016 next February were in kindergarten. The last time the Buffs won a conference championship, these recruits were in diapers. CU’s new “Champions Center”, opening this fall, will...
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April 12, 2015  |  Discuss

CU At Its Best

– The Best of CU at the Game — Editor’s Note … To help get us through from April to the start of Fall Camp in August, “CU at its Best” will be a weekly feature here at CU at the Game. There are 35 seasons worth of game write-ups in the CU at the Game Archives, so there are plenty of great memories to enjoy. We’ll start with perhaps the most famous CU game of the...
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April 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Compare and Contrast

– Compare and Contrast … Non-conference scheduling in the Pac-12 — It was reported this week that four cities – Tucson, Arizona; Little Rock, Arkansas; Austin, Texas; and Orlando, Florida – had applied to the NCAA to add four more bowl games this season. If accepted, as expected, there will be 43 bowl games this holiday season, requiring 84 teams to fill all of those...
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April 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Scheduling 101

– Scheduling 101 — The University of Colorado announced this week that it had scheduled home-and-home series against TCU from the Big 12 and Texas A&M from the SEC. The Buffs will take on the Aggies of Texas A&M in 2020 and 2021, then play the Horned Frogs of TCU in 2022 and 2023. The move was widely hailed by the Buff Nation, and rightly so. There are several reasons...
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March 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Recruiting the Class of 2016

– Recruiting the Class of 2016 — March 26th Colorado fans know that the Recruiting Class of 2016 will be very small. The Buffs only have nine scholarship seniors, and, even with normal attrition, the Class is likely to stay under 15 come Signing Day, February 3, 2016. That being said, there has been very little movement concerning CU recruits. The Buffs did host a number of...
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March 26, 2015  |  Discuss

The Book on Booker

– The Book on Askia Booker — The Colorado men’s basketball season came to an end with a 93-85 loss to the Oregon Ducks in the quarterfinals of the Pac-12 tournament in Las Vegas. The Buffs, picked to finish third in the conference, limped into the conference tournament as the number 10 seed, and packed their bags after closing out a disappointing 15-17, 7-11 season. Except...
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March 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Spring Game – What to Watch For

– Spring Game – What to Watch For — The Colorado Spring Game (Sunday, 2:00 p.m., Pac-12 Networks) is a great opportunity to see if you are a “glass half full” type of person, or, instead, a “glass half empty” type of person. Here is a potential Mark Johnson call on Sunday on KOA. See if you read the result from the “half full” or “half empty” perspective...
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March 14, 2015  |  Discuss
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