The Buffs, like the rest of us, have to get back to work today. To help ease you into it, we'll start with one more recap of our victory over CSU.
The best part about the day for Buffs fans, other than having the stadium mostly to themselves in the final minutes of the fourth quarter? CU players left a victorious locker room after the season opener feeling they had won easily despite playing sloppily. "We played OK today, but we can do so much better," senior wide receiver and co-captain Scotty McKnight said. "We can play better against Cal next week, and I`m already looking ahead to that."
Colorado head coach Dan Hawkins will hold the first of his live weekly Tuesday press conferences today at 12 p.m. at the Dal Ward Athletic Center.
Brooks: Cal's Speed, Allen's Athleticism Concern CU - CUBuffs.com - The first order of business is to prepare for Cal, and to win at a true road game.
Dan Hawkins has said his 2010 Colorado Buffaloes are the fastest of his five teams in Boulder. They're about to find out how fast they need to be to keep up with the better teams on their schedule...In particular, Cal super freshman Keenan Allen, who accounted for 158 of his offense's 517 total yards
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David did a good job profiling what each of our opponents opened with this season. If you're looking for more, there are links to recaps for each of our opponent's Week 1 game, after the jump.
Recap of Cal's 52-3 bullying of their little brother, I-AA Cal-Davis - It's become the Keenan Allen show at Cal, as this local article shows:
The wide receiver nearly set a new Cal football record for receiving yards by a freshman as the Bears rolled over UC Davis 52-3 in their season opener at Memorial Stadium. Allen electrified with his first collegiate touch. On Cal's second possession of the first quarter, quarterback Kevin Riley tossed Allen the ball in the backfield. Allen strong-armed two Aggie defenders for 17 yards and a taste of the five-star recruit's talent the Cal fan base has been longing to see.
When Bryant Moniz went to the sideline after absorbing a hard shot in the third quarter of Thursday's season-opening loss to USC, Brent Rausch and Shane Austin proved effective in relief. "It's one of the things we took pride in, to try to be the best unit in the nation as quarterbacks," Moniz said. "They showed that. They both got in there and threw nice passes."
Recap of UGA's 55-7 demolishing of Louisiana Lafayette, and the Bleacher Report, who thought Georgia looked impressive.
Georgia had its largest margin of victory in any game since the 1998 opener, a 56-3 win over Kent State. Despite the absence of top receiver A.J. Green, Georgia Bulldogs quarterback, Aaron Murray...was mobile , accurate, and poised
Recap of Texas Tech's 35-27 victory over SMU - Don't forget a 92-yd kickoff return and 2 blocked field goals... by SMU.
"I thought we could make a half a yard," Stoops said. "And I was almost wrong." Two plays later, Murray went zooming down the left sideline for a 63-yard touchdown run...That was just enough to hold off Utah State and Diondre Borel, who shredded Oklahoma's inexperienced secondary for 341 yards and two touchdowns.
Recap of Kansas' 3-6 loss to I-AA North Dakota St. - The other other Buffs beat Kansas in Lawrence as 293 Yards of Total Offense mark the return of Kansas football
Recap of K-State's 31-22 win over the fighting Neuheisels - Daniel Thomas was the leading rusher in the Big 12 last year, and he's at it again:
Daniel Thomas rushed for 235 yards and two touchdowns and Kansas State rallied for a 31-22 victory over UCLA Saturday before a crowd of 51,059, the biggest for a home opener in Wildcats' history. There were three touchdowns in the final 123 seconds and Kansas State had two, including Thomas' 35-yard gallop after the Wildcats fell on UCLA's onside kick.
Recap of Nebraska's 49-10 victory vs. Girl Scout Troop #473 - Nebraska's Freshman QB Martinez passed for 136 yards and ran for 127 yards, three touchdowns, and a box of thin mints.