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Fox Sports: CU one of 5 most underrated teams in college football

Discussion in 'Colorado Football Message Board' started by Buffnik, Aug 31, 2016.

  1. Buffnik

    Buffnik Real name isn't Nik Club Member Junta Member

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    5. Colorado Buffaloes
    Yes, Colorado actually has a chance to be a good team and make their presence known in the Pac-12 in 2016. No, they will not be competing for the conference championship but a step towards bowl eligibility is exactly what the program needs.

    Colorado has not been to a bowl game since 2007 when it lost to Alabama, 30-24, in the Independence Bowl. After almost 10 years since that game, the time has come for the Buffaloes to become one of the better teams in college football by making it to a bowl game.

    Colorado has Sefo Liufau back at quarterback after an injury in 2015. The offense, despite the loss of Nelson Spruce at receiver, should be balanced and has a playmaker in Phillip Lindsay at running back.

    The Buffalo defense is what makes Colorado a team to watch in 2016. Defensive Coordinator Jim Leavitt leads a veteran, talented and fundamentally sound defense led by cornerback Chidobe Awuzie. The defense returns a total of 9 starters from last season.

    Colorado might not take the world by storm in 2016, but don’t be shocked if this team doesn’t upset a Pac-12 team or two and makes it to a bowl game this season. Colorado will only keep getting better.

    http://www.foxsports.com/college-fo...otball-5-most-underrated-teams-in-2016-083016
     
  2. EddieCrowder

    EddieCrowder Club Member Club Member

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    Impressive
     
  3. Fight CU

    Fight CU Club Member Club Member

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    woah.
     
  4. BuffUp

    BuffUp Go Buffs Club Member

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    bout time. Now lets show these bastards on the field. The Rise
     
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  5. Buffalo Brad

    Buffalo Brad Club Member Club Member

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    Need to build on this and we can with an impressive win tomorrow. It is a start and this season, as everyone has said, is just so critical to changing perceptions of the CU program. Need the bowl game and continue the narrative of the Rise is Real
     
  6. BuffNut99

    BuffNut99 Club Member Club Member

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    Me, every time Leavitt gets national praise
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  7. Tatanka™

    Tatanka™ Well-Known Member

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    Probably the most misspelled word on the internet. It's W-H-O-A.
     
  8. Fight CU

    Fight CU Club Member Club Member

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    tanksh
     
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  9. Uncle Ken

    Uncle Ken Orr no morr Club Member

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    Articles like this shouldn't hurt with recruiting. But as noted above, we need to back it up with progress on the field. [/captain.****ing.obvious]
     
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  10. dply

    dply Doble hoja Club Member

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    What does Cigar Aficionado have to say about us this year?
     
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  11. DBT

    DBT Club Member Club Member

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    Have to do it!

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  12. 89BUFF89

    89BUFF89 Well-Known Member

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    Thanks Joel
     
  13. StormTrooper

    StormTrooper Millennial Liason Club Member

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    Well if we're "rated" at 101 by USA today then yeah, I'd say we're underrated.
     
  14. J.R. Ewing

    J.R. Ewing Club Member Club Member

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    They have us the 8th worst FBS squad, but better than Cal. Seriously that publication sucks.
     
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  15. Bufffan68

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    I've always felt we were one of the best 4 win teams in the country. Have no idea if this team can turn the corner, but here's to our Buffs!
     
  16. dio

    dio Admin Club Member Junta Member

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    Someday this program will turn around. It is just going to happen. Hopefully it starts tomorrow
     
  17. Uncle Ken

    Uncle Ken Orr no morr Club Member

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    smoke 'em if you gottem!
     
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  18. Big Iron Buff

    Big Iron Buff Can't seem to find Barzil 2 Club Member

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  19. 14er

    14er “Imitation is suicide.” -Ralph Waldo Emerson

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    Eventually there will be a payoff for following this team through the last decade. I have been looking forward for the run of several years where they improve by a couple of wins per year until they get back to the point where they are a perennial top 20 team. Hoping that finally starts happening this year.
     
  21. FLounder

    FLounder The Buffs will rise again! Club Member

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    need to win the conference befoe 2020
     
  22. Buffsrock85

    Buffsrock85 Well-Known Member

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    USA today doesn't know anything about football.
     
  23. buffalo1

    buffalo1 Club Member Club Member

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    Ha....true that BuffNut99


     

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