Another narrow loss put a wrap on Colorado’s first winless conference season in 99 years.
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
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.
Terron Ward ran for 102 yards and two touchdowns, including a 10-yard score with 5:09 remaining, and Oregon State’s defense turned away Colorado’s last-gasp drive as the Beavers hung on to beat the Buffaloes 36-31 on Saturday.
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.
Jared Goff threw seven touchdown passes and California used a rare defensive stop and a 34-yard field goal in double overtime from James Langford to snap a 15-game Pac-12 losing streak by beating Colorado 59-56 on Saturday.
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.