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    Fall Camp Notes

    July 31st

    Buffs on the Pac-12 Networks … “The Drive” will be in town for the Arizona State game

    The Pac-12 Network’s Football Training Camp is set for its annual visit to Colorado on August 16 for the 2016 preview to tape an hour-long program. The Network will return the week of October 10 to spend several days filming “The Drive” ahead of CU’s game with Arizona State; the network plans to visit each school for a week during the season instead of shadowing one or two throughout the year.

    CU has 62 lettermen returning

    Colorado has 62 lettermen returning for 2015 (58 from the 2015 team, with four others past years); they break down into 28 on offense, 31 on defense and 3 specialists; the Buffs lose 26 lettermen off the 2015 squad (11 offense/14 defense/1 specialist).

    CU returns 18 starters from last season (9 offense/9 defense), losing 4 (2 offense/2 defense); several positions had multiple personnel shuttle in and out, so there are several other players back with starting experience.

    Fall Camp Calendar (Tentative; times to be determined)

    AUGUST 3— Players Report (by 7:30 a.m.; compliance meeting, presentations/break for summer school/photos/dinner, team meeting) (Wednesday)

    AUGUST 4— Meetings, Practice #1


    AUGUST 6— Meetings, Practice #3

    AUGUST 7— No practice (meetings)

    AUGUST 8— Meetings, Practice #4 (7:35-9:45p)

    AUGUST 9— Meetings, Practice #5 (8:50-11:15a*) First Day In Pads

    AUGUST 10— Two-A-Days / Meetings, Practice #6, Practice #7

    AUGUST 11— Meetings, Practice #8 (8:50-11:15a), ^Walk-through (7:40-8:55p)

    AUGUST 12— Two-A-Days / Meetings, Practice #9, Practice #10

    AUGUST 13— Meetings, Practice #11

    AUGUST 14— No practice (meetings) Frosh Move Into Dorms

    AUGUST 15— Two-A-Days / Meetings, Practice #12, Practice #13

    AUGUST 16— Practice #14 P12N Visit

    AUGUST 17— Two-A-Days / Meetings, Practice #15, Practice #16

    AUGUST 18— Practice #17

    AUGUST 19— Practice #18 BCC KICKOFF LUNCHEON (11:30, Fieldhouse)

    AUGUST 20— Practice #19 AUGUST 21— No practice (meetings) AD WELCOME BACK PICNIC

    AUGUST 22— Meetings, Practice #20 FIRST DAY OF CLASSES

    AUGUST 23— Meetings, Practice #21

    AUGUST 24— Meetings, Practice #22

    AUGUST 25— Meetings, Practice #23

    AUGUST 26— Meetings, Practice #24

    AUGUST 27— Meetings, Practice #25

    AUGUST 28— No practice (mandatory NCAA team day off)

    AUGUST 29— Meetings, Practice #26 Game Week Prep Begins

    AUGUST 30— Meetings, Practice #27

    AUGUST 31— Meetings, Practice #28 No interviews from after practice until postgame

    SEPTEMBER 1— Meetings, Practice #29

    SEPTEMBER 2— FIRST GAME: CU vs. Colorado State (Sports Authority Field at Mile High, Denver; ESPN, 6:00 p.m. MDT)

    Pre-season All-Pac-12 honorees

    CB CHIDOBE AWUZIE (second-team: Athlon Sports, Lindy’s College Football, Phil Steele’s College Football)

    DT JORDAN CARRELL (fourth-team: Phil Steele’s College Football)

    ILB RICK GAMBOA (third-team: Lindy’s College Football)

    ILB ADDISON GILLAM (fourth-team: Athlon Sports; Phil Steele’s College Football)

    OT JEROMY IRWIN (third-team: Phil Steele’s College Football)

    C ALEX KELLEY (fourth-team: Athlon Sports)

    P ALEX KINNEY (third-team: Athlon Sports; fourth-team: Phil Steele’s College Football)

    OG TIM LYNOTT, Jr. (third-team: Phil Steele’s College Football)

    OLB DEREK McCARTNEY (third-team: Athlon Sports, Lindy’s College Football)

    S TEDRIC THOMPSON (third-team: Athlon Sports, Phil Steele’s College Football)

    DT JOSH TUPOU (third-team: Phil Steele’s College Football; fourth-team: Athlon Sports)

    CU on National Award watch lists

    Chuck Bednarik Award (defensive player of the year): CB Chidobe Awuzie (one of 90 on official watch list)

    Earl Campbell Tyler Rose Award (most outstanding offensive player with ties to state of Texas): SE Sean Irwin (CU’s nomination for the award)

    Paul Hornung Award (most versatile player): WR Donovan Lee (CU’s nomination for the award)

    Bronko Nagurski Award (defensive player of the year): CB Chidobe Awuzie (one of 88 on official watch list)

    Jim Thorpe Award (top defensive back): CB Chidobe Awuzie (one of 39 on official watch list)

    Doak Walker (top running back): TB Phillip Lindsay (CU’s nomination for the award)

    National Player rankings

    Cornerbacks: Chidobe Awuzie (No. 11, Phil Steele’s College Football)

    Inside Linebackers: Addison Gillam (No. 26, Phil Steele’s College Football)

    Offensive Tackles: Jeromy Irwin (No. 41, Phil Steele’s College Football)

    Quarterbacks: Sefo Liufau (No. 44, Athlon Sports)

    Strong Safeties: Tedric Thompson (No. 17, Phil Steele’s College Football)

    Tight Ends: Sean Irwin (No. 38, Phil Steele’s College Football)

    Overall: Chidobe Awuzie (No. 89, nfl.com; the No. 19 defensive back and No. 11 cornerback)


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