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Ted Miller ESPN Blog - Colorado in Great Shape at DT

Discussion in 'Colorado Football Message Board' started by Buffnik, Jul 12, 2011.

  1. Buffnik

    Buffnik Real name isn't Nik Club Member Junta Member

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    Colorado: The Buffaloes are sneaky good here, even though they only ranked 48th in the nation in run defense in 2010. Both starters, Will Pericak and Curtis Cunningham, are back, but Conrad Obi was a revelation this spring. He looked like a future NFL draft choice, not a player who'd mostly been a bust. Nate Bonsu, who missed spring with a knee injury, also should help.

    http://espn.go.com/blog/ncfnation/tag?name=preseason-position-reviews-2011
     
  2. BlackNGold

    BlackNGold Club Member Club Member

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    I think the Buffs are solid in the DL but lack a difference maker at the DT position. I am hoping the Richter can be a force inside...he is over 300 lbs and one of the strongest guys on the team.

    The defense if where I think better coaching can make a big difference. I think the schemes were too predictable and no adjustments made to the offenses.
     
  3. buffedup

    buffedup Cooler than a Popsicle Stand. Club Member

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    I agree with Ted on this one(of course I'm biased). I think our D-line can be a big anchor for the entire D this year.
     
  4. Darth Snow

    Darth Snow Hawaiian Buffalo Club Member Junta Member

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    For one year, its in good shape. The rest....
     
  5. Mick Ronson

    Mick Ronson Well-Known Member

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    I hope Ted is right on this one.
     
  6. White_Rabbit

    White_Rabbit Club Member Club Member

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    Damn we need to get in on this giant Samoan DT pipeline UW has going.
     
  7. mdelpizzo_1

    mdelpizzo_1 My Dixie Wrecked Club Member

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    From all reports he plays very stiff. With his strength he may be able to demand a couple of double teams to free up others every now and then.
     
  8. buffaholic

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    Not just at Washington by the way.... Pacific Islanders make up probably half of the players listed. The other observation is that we recruited about half of these guys and lost.
     
  9. Hugegroove

    Hugegroove Club Member Club Member

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    How many of their island recruits do you think will remain academically eligible?
     
  10. buffsyko

    buffsyko Club Member Club Member

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    If OBI continues his play and Kasa improves then yes, they are in good shape. Also, look forward to seeing Bonsu back in the mix again, he could really help the depth.

    With the loss of west, really need kasa to reach his potential.
     
  11. The Guest

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    Are we gonna have to change your name to "Buffemotionally-well-adjusted", you big goofy optimist?
     
  12. zbuff

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    This was about DTs - if you're throwing out DE names now, I'm excited to see what impact Nembot can have.
     
  13. Duff Man

    Duff Man Moderator Club Member Junta Member

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    I'm cautiously optimistic about our front seven this season and scared ******** about the secondary.
     
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    What is this 8-letter swearword that is blocked by auto-censor? I want to know. Or did you cheat and just type "****" twice?
     
  15. Duff Man

    Duff Man Moderator Club Member Junta Member

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    **** less
     
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    That made perfect sense in context.
     
  17. TimmyDUBs

    TimmyDUBs Dirty haole Club Member

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    It almost feels like Ted Miller is more optimistic than most Buff fans. Say what you will about ESPN but the he sings our praises pretty well, and is really high on Boulder. Ubben sucked.
     
  18. CVilleBuff

    CVilleBuff Club Member Club Member

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    Ted Miller definitely digs the Buffs - I agree about Ubben, total moron with no sense of CU's traditional accomplishments in the Big8/Big12. He even admitted once that he didn't even follow Big12 football when he was a student at Mizzou

    As for DT, you can chalk up CU for being in good shape at DT in the near future as well! Welcome to Boulder, Justin Solis!
     
  19. Mick Ronson

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    this. i think we'll see a lot of trackmeets in games against equal or close to equal talent. and certainly in the opener....
     
  20. aik

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    DT is definitely stocked as long as the guys stay healthy. DE is a concern because Hartigan leaves after the year leaving an inconsistent track record and bill of health with Kasa and beyond that who knows. Want pass rushers. Now.
     
  21. ScottyBuff

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    DT is in good shape. Obi-Pericak-Bonsu-Cunningham should be a very solid group for us in all situations. We still have to see what Poston can bring to the table too.

    DE we need Kasa to fulfill his potential and one of the true frosh's to step in right away. My money is on Juda Parker seeing lots of PT. Nembot is too raw of a FB player despite his size.
     
  22. Darth Snow

    Darth Snow Hawaiian Buffalo Club Member Junta Member

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    I don't worry to much about DE after this year. Switching to a 3-4 will really change our requirements there.
     
  23. buffedup

    buffedup Cooler than a Popsicle Stand. Club Member

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    If our D-line is close to as good as we hope, I'm betting we will se a substantial improvement in pass D. Ironic given we graduated 2 NFL corners.
     
  24. ScottyBuff

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    I must have missed this official announcement?
     
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    It was implied in the photo of Mike Bohn reacting to Coach Embree's news. Why? What did you think they were talking about?
     
  26. RalphieSpeaks

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    The DL better be good and get some pressure with the youth and inexperience we are going to have in the secondary
     

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