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CU football: Backup QB Jordan Gehrke will play in final two games

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  1. RSSBot

    RSSBot News Junkie

    Jul 8, 2005
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    By Kyle Ringo

    BuffZone.com Writer

    Colorado football coaches have decided quarterback Jordan Gehrke will play in each of the Buffaloes' final two games this season.

    Originally posted by Daily Camera
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  2. Darth Snow

    Darth Snow Hawaiian Buffalo Club Member Junta Member

    Feb 1, 2008
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    This is what I suggested after the last game. Don't mind it at all. slight bonus: Might keep Gehrke here instead of transferring.
  3. hokiehead

    hokiehead Gobbler on the Mountain Club Member

    Apr 17, 2013
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    how did the BDC break this before anyone on AB?
  4. MtnBuff

    MtnBuff Not allowed in Barzil 2 Club Member

    Jan 11, 2008
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    I don't think anyone believes that Gehrke is the future for the Buffs at the QB except maybe him and his dad.

    That said this may be a good thing all around. It never hurts to have a backup with game experience, you can practice all you want but until it happens with you on the field you don't really get it.

    For Sefo there are two issues. One is that he is physically beat up. He has taken a lot of hits and hard ones. I recall earlier in the year when he looked like it hurt just to throw the football, a sign of sore ribs. If he has a concussion or even the suspicion it also makes sense to be careful with him.

    The bigger factor is that he got thrown in very early. He never had a chance to watch and process things going on. Now he has a lot of game experience. It wouldn't be a bad thing for him to watch some and get a chance to process with the coaches what is going on.

    It may be that a lot of turnovers that are happening could be avoided if Sefo gets a chance to slow everything down and develop some awareness of what is going on on the field that he hasn't had a chance to do under fire.
  5. Burrito Palazzo

    Burrito Palazzo AnalExplosionDeathMatch Club Member

    Oct 8, 2010
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    Gehrke's dad better not **** this up.

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