Chase Vaughn’s journey to the NFL took him through two small Colorado colleges and four professional football leagues before he called in sick from his hospital job to covertly try out for the Denver Broncos.
Chris Bonner threw for 191 yards and a touchdown, Cameron McDondle ran for 113 yards and Colorado State-Pueblo relied on its stingy defense to beat Minnesota State 13-0.
CSU-Pueblo and Minnesota State, two schools with intriguing backstories, meet up in Kansas City for the Division II championship.
Chris Bonner threw three touchdowns in Colorado State-Pueblo’s 47-21 victory over Sam Houston State on Saturday night.
Chase Vaughn called in sick last week, telling his bosses at National Jewish Health where he answered phone calls from people wanting to stop smoking or lose weight that he had the stomach flu.
Chris Bonner threw three touchdown passes for Colorado State-Pueblo as the Division II school squeaked out a 41-36 victory against Northern Colorado on Saturday.