It’s rare that the nation’s leading receiver needs an introduction, but what University of Colorado Buffalos wide receiver Nelson Spruce has accomplished so far this year has caught many by surprise, including himself.
Quarterback Brett Hundley had an 8-yard touchdown run in double overtime to give No. 25 UCLA a 40-37 victory over Colorado on Saturday.
Life was anything but good against USC for Colorado (2-5, 0-4), which carried over none of the improvement from one score defeats in its last two Pac-12 games.
On the CSU Rams’ football team, there isn’t a brighter star than the one in Hollywood. That’s Rashard “Hollywood” Higgins for anyone not paying close attention.
Colorado’s prolific quarterback and its top receiver are ready to go at it again when the Oregon State Beavers (3-1, 0-1 Pac-12) make their first trip to Boulder since 1988.
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.
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.
Sefo Liufau threw for 318 yards and three touchdowns as Colorado overcame an 11-point third-quarter deficit to beat Massachusetts 41-38 on Saturday.
Transfer Dee Hart rushed for 139 yards and two touchdowns in his CSU debut to help the Rams rally for a 31-17 win over the Buffaloes on Friday night.
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.