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2011 Colorado Football Preview

Discussion in 'Colorado Football Message Board' started by big12fanatic, Aug 2, 2011.

  1. big12fanatic

    big12fanatic New Member

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    Hey guys, ran across this when I was reading this site's big 12 previews...thought you may be interested in it..

    You all will most certainly be missed in the Big 12 this year...won't be the same without ralphie and company around. Best of luck to you and kick ass in the PAC 12.

    http://sports-at-work.com/2011/08/02/2011-pac-12-preview-colorado-buffaloes/
     
  2. The Guest

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    Ummmmmm, thanks. Why are you being so nice?
     
  3. absinthe

    absinthe Ambitious but rubbish. Club Member Junta Member

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    thanks for the heads up
     
  4. buffedup

    buffedup Cooler than a Popsicle Stand. Club Member

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    This quote was a bit laughable. Big 12 had every bit the hard nosed D that you see in the Pac 12. I don't think there is much of a difference.
     
  5. absinthe

    absinthe Ambitious but rubbish. Club Member Junta Member

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    Until recently I'd have agreed with you but the proliferation of the spread in the big12 move the focus from physicality top speed. Overall players are smaller and faster than in say the Big-10.
     
  6. sackman

    sackman Club Member Club Member

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    I don't think the style of defense in the Pac is any different than the Big 12 was. CU has needed to de-pussify ever since Hawkins stepped foot on campus.
     
  7. Mick Ronson

    Mick Ronson Well-Known Member

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    when you make the claim about "these offenses" (higher scoring, is that the implication in buffedup's quote?).....AND the D's being faster and harder hitting it does seem Pac homerish a bit. either it's a high-scoring finesse league or has greater physicality (as in on the LOS, front 7, physical man D)...both seems a little preferential.

    but, less of the Buffs dropping 9 in coverage against the Baylors of the world will be a welcome sight.
     
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  8. Clean Undies

    Clean Undies Flagship of the 12-Pac Club Member

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    The author would have had more credibility to me had he known Forrest West is no longer with the team. He might have mentioned the departure of Itis at center. And he mercifully omitted something...anything...about special teams. The difference between a four win season and bowl eligibility comes down to special teams, IMO.

    After 5 years of Hawkins burning the proud history of the Buffs to the ground, I'm hesitant to get overly optimistic about more than a 4-win season until Embree's work product emerges from speculation into reality.
     
  9. Von Snoot

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    The author may have wanted to have someone edit the ****1ng thing before posting it. Grammatical errors and omissions abound.
     
  10. Burrito Palazzo

    Burrito Palazzo huff my smug Club Member

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    Perhaps JRK is one of their members? They're missing important facts as well. See what I did there?
     
  11. zbuff

    zbuff Club Member Club Member

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    Yes, the only surprising thing in the article was the bio that says he graduated from a 4-year university. Shocking.
     

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