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After Colorado fired head coach Karl Dorrell on Sunday afternoon, two of CU’s most prominent university figures, chancellor Philip DiStefano and athletic director Rick George, introduced Mike Sanford as the Buffs’ interim head coach.  As the book was closed on the Karl Dorrell era at CU, George, DiStefano and Sanford emphasized their admiration, respect and the integrity that Dorrell possesses.…...

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After the 2021 season, Colorado had questions at nearly every position but the front seven. Nate Landman was moving on to the NFL but Quinn Perry, Terrance Lang, Robert Barnes, Guy Thomas, Jalen Sami and Na’Im Rodman were returning. Then in late April, Josh Chandler-Semedo announced that he would be joining the Buffs via the transfer portal. It seemed like…

Owen McCown and Jordyn Tyson are leading a charge of young Buffs who will be seeing increased playing time in the near future. In Saturday’s game against UCLA, Colorado started quarterback Owen McCown, wide receiver Chase Sowell and left guard Van Wells. That was the first time the Buffs started three true freshmen on offense in the same game since…...

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Head coach Karl Dorrell and Colorado made the decision to start true freshman Owen McCown last week and while the final score was not much different than the last three weeks, it appears that Colorado has a quarterback. McCown’s performance last Saturday against UCLA was what coach Dorrell called, “our best passing production in two years.” Against the Bruins, McCown…...

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Colorado is entering their third straight game of being at least 21-point underdogs this weekend when UCLA rolls into Folsom. UCLA barely escaped against South Alabama at home last week which suggests that this team is capable of playing down to their competition. The Buffs have yet to find any type of offensive momentum this season and it looks like…...

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Going into the season, the depth of the Colorado football team was emphasized by head coach Karl Dorrell and staff. Given the outcome of the first three games of the season, Colorado has been able to get many freshman and sophomore players valuable live game experience. The Buffs played at least 40 freshmen and sophomore’s in last Saturday’s loss to…...

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Karl Dorrell’s seat is nearly boiling hot. After the Buffs lost their third and final nonconference game on Saturday 49-7 to the Minnesota Gophers, University of Colorado Athletic Director Rick George put out a statement to Buffs fans. “I want you to know that I hear you. I recognize and understand your disappointment and frustration and perhaps, even anger. We…...

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Colorado is seeking some revenge this weekend. This time last year, CU welcomed Minnesota to Folsom Field where the Gophers blew out the Buffs 30-0. Minnesota went on to finish 9-4 last season with a victory in the Guaranteed Rate Bowl against West Virginia. Many of the Gophers’ most important players in last year’s matchup returned to school and will…...

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Colorado wraps up their out-of-conference schedule with another tough opponent as they travel to Minnesota to take on a Gophers team that beat them 30-0 one year ago. It’s been a brutal stretch for the Buffs who are looking to find any type of offensive momentum before heading into PAC-12 conference play. We will get confirmation tomorrow, but at least…...

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Be careful what you wish for. After a season opener in which Brendon Lewis played most of the game, Colorado fans and cognoscenti were wondering why J.T. Shrout did not play more. Shrout started and played every offensive snap in Saturday’s game against Air Force, a game that became a comedy of errors. The weather may have played a factor…...

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The Buffs are jumping head-first into the rhythm of the football season. While disappointment looms after Colorado dropped the season opener to TCU, it’s time to make adjustments on the fly and get ready for Air Force this Saturday. Following Tuesday’s practice LB Robert Barnes and WR Daniel Arias both talked about how the team is bouncing back from the…...

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It was a frustrating season opener for Buffs fans as Colorado kept it close in the first half but ultimately got overpowered by TCU in the second half in a 38-13 loss. Following the lackluster showing, it’s as if there are more questions about Colorado’s football team now than there were before kickoff on Friday night. The media spoke to…...

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The September 2nd season opener can be a monumental turning point for both Colorado and TCU. Both programs enter the 2022 season looking to prove that the past is the past, and that they are back on the road to glory. In order for that to happen though, these teams will need perform much better than they have in recent…...

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With his team on a short week, Colorado head football coach, Karl Dorrell, spoke to the media on Tuesday for the last time until after Friday night’s season opener. Much of the off-season conversation has been based on the quarterback competition between J.T. Shrout and Brendon Lewis. Dorrell has maintained a level of confidence and ambiguity as to how the…...

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The transfer portal additions for the 2022 Colorado Buffaloes are all getting healthy at the right time. Josh Chandler-Semedo has been healthy since he arrived on campus earlier this summer but R.J. Sneed and Tommy Brown have returned to practice and are gearing up to potentially suit up for next week’s opener vs. TCU. All three have a great shot…...

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The Buffs are entering the 2022 season with a modern approach to an old-school mentality. Colorado wants to beat its opponents playing ‘Smashmouth football’. While CU’s offensive approach will feature elements of the rough and tough style, it won’t just be straight ahead, 3 yards and a cloud of dust, or the stereotype for the traditional mindset. Multiple members of…...

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