Junior Nelson Spruce caught a school record 13 passes for a career-best 172 yards, including a 71-yard touchdown in Colorado’s 21-12 win over scrappy Hawaii on Saturday.
As the Colorado Buffaloes prepare for the season opener against CSU, let’s take a look at five players who are primed to make a name for themselves this season.
It’s about two weeks away from the Rocky Mountain Showdown. The University of Colorado Buffaloes own the bragging rights after winning the game last year. The Rams ended up with a better season, winning a bowl game.
After winning a prolonged competition for the job, Garrett Grayson’s season debut as Colorado State’s quarterback fell flat.
Greg Henderson scored on a 53-yard fumble return in the fourth quarter and Connor Wood threw three touchdown passes — two to speedster Paul Richardson — to help Colorado beat Colorado State 41-27.