Greg Henderson

Wide receiver Nelson Spruce #22 of the Colorado Buffaloes makes a pass reception and is upended by defensive back Ne'Quan Phillips #1 of the Hawaii Rainbow Warriors in the fourth quarter at Folsom Field on September 20, 2014 in Boulder, Colorado. The Buffaloes defeated the Warriors 21-12.  (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Spruce Leads CU Past Hawaii 21-12

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.

09/20/2014

Offensive lineman Stephane Nembot of the Colorado Buffaloes blocks defensive end Datone Jones of the UCLA Bruins in a games in 2012 in Boulder. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Top 5 CU Buffaloes Players To Watch In The Rocky Mountain Showdown

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.

08/14/2014

The Colorado Buffaloes hoist the trophy skyward after defeating the Colorado State Rams 41-27 to win the 2013 Rocky Mountain Showdown at Sports Authority Field at Mile High on September 1, 2013 in Denver, Colorado.  (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Rocky Mountain Showdown Feels Like A Bowl Game For The Players

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.

08/13/2014

Quarterback Garrett Grayson of the CSU Rams during the 2013 Rocky Mountain Showdown at Sports Authority Field at Mile High on Sept. 1, 2013 in Denver.  (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

CSU Offense Sputters In Loss To CU

After winning a prolonged competition for the job, Garrett Grayson’s season debut as Colorado State’s quarterback fell flat.

09/02/2013

The Colorado Buffaloes hoist the trophy skyward after defeating the Colorado State Rams 41-27 to win the 2013 Rocky Mountain Showdown at Sports Authority Field at Mile High on September 1, 2013 in Denver, Colorado.  (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Richardson Leads CU To 41-27 Win Over CSU

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.

09/01/2013

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