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.
Ahead of Friday’s Rocky Mountain Showdown, two stars of Colorado’s college football heyday engaged in some friendly ribbing during Xfinity Monday Live on CBS4.
Colorado quarterback Sefo Liufau mingled with the Mannings this summer at their annual camp. He also added some pop to his passes by bulking up in the weight room.
The Denver Broncos aren’t the only team in camp. The University of Colorado Buffaloes started their second fall training camp under head coach Mike MacIntyre on Saturday.
The pressure is on for the new athletic director at the University of Colorado.
University of Colorado athletic director Rick George unveiled a strategic plan Wednesday that includes a goal of having the Buffaloes football team compete in the Pac-12 championship game by 2017.
Mike MacIntyre’s second class of recruits at Colorado includes wide receiver Shay Fields, whom he compares to NFL-bound Paul Richardson, nine other California kids – and his own son, Jay.