While Jim McElwain is busy preparing his Colorado State Rams for a bowl game in Fort Collins, there will be no bowling for the boys in Boulder.
The Colorado Buffaloes have lost 31 of 35 Pac-12 games since joining the conference in 2011.
Marcus Mariota got his curtain call at Autzen Stadium. With the 44-10 victory already in hand Saturday against Colorado, No. 3 Oregon sent its Heisman-hopeful quarterback out for the first snap of the fourth quarter.
Mike MacIntyre is concerned about his team’s psyche. The Buffaloes dropped another heartbreaker on Saturday, falling in double overtime to No. 25 UCLA on Brett Hundley’s TD keeper. They also lost 59-56 to Cal in two OTs on Sept. 27
Larry Zimmer, the longtime radio voice of the Colorado Buffaloes, is battling health problems and will miss his first CU game in 21 years.
Sometimes, Mike MacIntyre’s emotions get the better of him and even his wallet.
Sefo Liufau completed 31 of 46 passes for 278 yards and three touchdowns but the Buffaloes could not avoid their 15th consecutive loss to a ranked team.
The tricky task for Colorado (1-1) is finding a way to somehow stifle No. 16 Arizona State (2-0) in the Pac-12 opener for both schools on Saturday night.
Derek McCartney used to saunter next door to his grandfather’s house as a teenager to hear riveting stories.
CSU is coming off a bowl win and returns a starting quarterback who set the team’s single-season passing record last season. Still, coach Jim McElwain considers his team the vast underdog Friday night.