Like so many teams before them, the Colorado Buffaloes believed they could match Oregon step for speedy step. They couldn’t. These days, very few can.
Sean Mannion passed for 414 yards and a school-record six touchdowns and Oregon State won its fourth consecutive game Saturday with a 44-17 victory over Colorado.
His knee finally mended, Paul Richardson is baffling and burning defensive backs as he leads the nation in yards receiving.
Paul Richardson topped 200 yards receiving for the second time in six days, and his second touchdown grab helped Colorado outlast FCS power Central Arkansas 38-24 Saturday night.
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.
A season ago Colorado State University’s Jim McElwain was the new coach in the rivalry with the CU Buffs. His debut in the Rocky Mountain Showdown worked out pretty well and now he’s going for two in a row.
The Colorado Buffaloes are in a hurry.
In three weeks the University of Colorado Buffaloes open the season against the Colorado State University Rams. One weapon the Buffs are counting on is receiver Paul Richardson.
With Jon Embree out as the University of Colorado football coach, the school has wasted no time in their search for a new coach.