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BOULDER — Spring ball is coming to an end. Colorado will hold its annual Spring Showcase on Saturday at Folsom Field in Boulder. The festivities kick off at 11 am with a garage sale in Balch Fieldhouse where fans can buy balls, jerseys-shirts and other items from the team’s equipment room. The spring game will kick off at 1 pm…...

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BOULDER — The recruiting heater is still rolling at Colorado. Wide receiver Isaiah Hardge announced on Twitter on Wednesday that he is committed to Colorado. Hardge is the 10th commitment in Colorado’s 2023 recruiting class and sixth in the past 10 days. USC and Arizona are tied for the second-most commitments in the Pac-12 with 4 apiece. CU is one…...

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BOULDER — Chris Wilson has a new job this season, but he doesn’t feel much difference. “Once you’re a ball coach, you’re a ball coach,” Wilson said. Wilson joined Colorado’s staff in 2020 as the team’s defensive line coach. the next year, he added the defensive coordinator title. This season, he’ll retain his defensive coordinator role but will coach outside…...

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BOULDER — Guy Thomas is back. The Buffs’ outside linebacker missed the last five games of his breakout junior season with a foot injury, but after a few months of recovery he’s back on the field. “I still feel like Guy Thomas,” he told DNVR. “I still feel fast, explosive.” After rotating in for about a third of CU’s defensive…...

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BOULDER — The heater continues! The Buffs picked up their second commitment of the day and third in two days on Saturday when tight end Tucker Ashcraft tweeted he plans to join Colorado. The Buffs now have nine commitments in the 2023 cycle, three times as many as any other team in the Pac-12. Ashcraft is the second tight end…...

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BOULDER — ANOTHER ONE! Arizona tackle Luke Eckardt announced on Twitter Saturday that he plans to transfer to Colorado. He spent one season in Tucson and has four years of eligibility remaining. https://twitter.com/EckardtLuke/status/1515037525093470208?s=20&t=7ElZTRP7ekXV_BD714Ueyg New CU offensive line coach Kyle DeVan held the same position at Arizona in 2020, when Eckardt committed to the Wildcats. DeVan was his lead recruiter, according…...

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BOULDER — The herd grew again. Colorado continued its heater on the recruiting trail with the addition of linebacker CJ Turner to its 2023 recruiting class. Turner, an Arkansas native, is currently Colorado’s highest-rated recruit in the class with a .89 score from the 247Sports composite. https://twitter.com/TheCjTurner/status/1515443642688749571?s=20&t=7ElZTRP7ekXV_BD714Ueyg Turner is a 6-foot-1, 210-pound linebacker who plays both ways at Star City…...

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BOULDER — Jayle Stacks wears many hats. He’s a runner. He’s a blocker. He’s a pass catcher. “I just switch gears,” he told DNVR on Wednesday. “You’ve gotta be a different person in each position.” Over his first two seasons in Boulder, Stacks has seen the field for a few dozen offensive snaps. About two-thirds of those snaps have been…...

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BOULDER — The Buffs added another tight end. Regis Jesuit standout Andrew Metzger announced on Twitter Thursday that he has committed to the University of Colorado. The 6-foot-5 tight end hasn’t been rated by all of the recruiting services so he doesn’t have a composite rating, but 247Sports gave him an 85 rating, good for three stars. He is Colorado’s…...

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BOULDER — The Buffs’ offseason moves might be done. Colorado added two players to its basketball team on Thursday, which could solidify the group for the 2022-23 season. The first announcement came from Swedish forward Bobi Klintman and the second came from Princeton graduate transfer Ethan Wright, who has one year of eligibility remaining. Both players visited campus last weekend.…...

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BOULDER — Austin Smith caught two touchdowns on Wednesday as his breakout spring camp continued. “The 7-on-7 one, it was a corner (route) and I just got in front of the linebacker,” Smith told DNVR. “And then the other, I really wasn’t supposed to get the ball. It was weird. It just popped up into my arms. It was supposed…...

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BOULDER — The Buffs are building. Colorado added two players to its 2023 recruiting class on Monday; safety Adrian Wilson and running back AJ Newberry. Both players come from Texas and neither has been graded by 247Sports. The Buffs now have six players committed in their 2023 class. Wilson is a 6-foot, 170-pound safety out of Keller Central High School,…...

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BOULDER — Mya Hollingshed has a new home. The Las Vegas Aces chose Colorado’s Mya Hollingshed with the eighth pick in the first round of the 2022 WNBA Draft. She is the first player from CU drafted since Chuky Jeffery in 2013 and the first player chosen in the first round in CU’s history. Hollingshed finished sixth all-time at CU…...

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BOULDER — The Buffs are back at Folsom. Colorado held its first spring scrimmage on Saturday in front of a couple hundred fans. It was the first of three scrimmages during fall camp, two of which will be open to media and the public. The other open scrimmage is the team’s spring game which will be held on Sat., April…...

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BOULDER — Football is back in Folsom! Colorado’s first scrimmage of the spring is scheduled for Saturday at 11:15 am at Folsom Field. It is open to the public with no charge to get in. The other opportunity to see the Buffs this spring will be at the Spring Game on Sat., April 9. Here’s what to watch for in…...

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BOULDER — Colorado is through five of 15 spring practices, and 40 total practices this before its season-opener. It’s early. There’s only so much you can get done in that time. But does junior guard Casey Roddick think things are going better for the offensive line? “I’m not even gonna let you finish that sentence; absolutely,” Roddick told DNVR on…...

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BOULDER — Half a decade has passed since Brady Russell arrived on campus in Boulder. Back in 2017 he was a two-star defensive end from Fossil Ridge High School in Fort Collins who decided to forego a scholarship offer from Northern Colorado to walk on at Colorado. He flipped to tight end and was named CU’s Offensive Scout Player of…...

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BOULDER —  Colorado wrapped up its first week of spring camp on Saturday with its third of 15 practices. The Buffs have three scrimmages scheduled, two of which will be open to the public. The first is this Saturday (April 9) at 11 am and the second is the spring game on April 23. Both will be held at Folsom Field.

I've written up most of the stories I've found most interesting so far in camp, but there are plenty of other storylines that you'll want to keep up with. I've rounded all of those up in this story.

Before you read through these notes, make sure you're up to speed on all of the big stories so far in camp:

Colorado’s young DBs are relishing increased opportunities

JT Shrout is practicing but isn’t quite full-go this spring

Brendon Lewis ‘looked like a different player’ on Day 1 of spring camp

Notes from Colorado’s first day of spring practice

And now here's everything else you need to know from Week 1 👇

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BOULDER — Ask an outsider and they’ll say Colorado’s secondary is doomed because three starters hit the transfer portal over the offseason. Ask somebody within the program and there’s actually quite a bit of hype building around those who will see increased opportunities in 2022. “Our cornerbacks are doing a tremendous job,” head coach Karl Dorrell told reporters on Saturday…...

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