University of Colorado Buffaloes
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.
One week ago Denver Broncos fans experienced the new NFL policy on bags at Sports Authority Field — no purses, no backpacks and no camera bags. Now it turns out those football fans aren’t the only ones impacted.
Police are increasing their presence at the annual Rocky Mountain Showdown between Colorado and Colorado State.
Understandably, Mike MacIntyre is a little anxious for his Colorado Buffaloes debut. Then again, the new CU coach has never lost to Colorado State, going 2-0 against the Rams when he was in charge at San Jose State.
Connor Wood emerged from spring ball as the Colorado Buffaloes’ starting quarterback for the second straight season. Unlike last year, he kept that title in the fall, fending off flashy freshman Sefo Liufau.
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 career of a professional football player can end in an instant. Just ask Matt McChesney. He got hit by a golf cart. So what’d he do? He picked himself up, brushed himself off and started a new career as a trainer.
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.
A new men’s college basketball doubleheader will feature Colorado, Marquette, New Mexico and Oklahoma State playing in Las Vegas on Dec. 21.
Colorado quarterback Shane Dillon plans to transfer to another school to play basketball.