Colorado football coach Mike MacIntyre said running back Josh Ford's appeal to the NCAA for a sixth season of eligibility has been denied, ending his college career.
"And I think Sefo sees it," offensive coordinator/QB coach Brian Lindgren told me on Monday. "Jordan’s an athletic guy. When things break down he’s done a nice job of making plays with his feet or keeping his options and finding somebody downfield. I’ve been really pleased with how he’s picked up the offense. Coming out of the first 11 practices I think he’s definitely pushing Sefo on a daily basis."
CU tight ends and running backs coach Klayton Adams said he has seen huge steps taken this spring by his tight ends. He said senior Kyle Slavin played as well as he ever has in last week's scrimmage, which is an encouraging sign heading into Saturday's spring game and the summer months.
Breakdown: Other than Uzo-Diribe, just about all the key producers are back. But they need to take a decisive step forward this season. There's a sense in Boulder that the secondary might be ready for prime time.
The Denver Post 2014 All-State Basketball team has been released. Colorado recruit Dominique Collier not only made the team, but was named Mr. Colorado basketball … again. Collier was named as Mr. Colorado basketball last season as a junior as well.
Chat transcript: CU Buffs beat writer Kyle Ringo takes your questions (April 7, 2014) - Buffzone - Some good info in yesterday's BuffZone chat.
Spring practices have already begun on all 12 campuses and for the second straight year, all Pac-12 spring games will be televised live beginning Saturday, April 12 with Colorado at 11:00 a.m. PT, followed by both Arizona and Stanford spring games at 1:00 p.m. PT.
CU hoped to be able to host a groundbreaking ceremony next Saturday (April 12) in conjunction with the annual spring football game at Folsom Field, but that is now unlikely to happen barring last-minute donations that would push the effort to the one-third threshold.
Never-Too-Early 2014 CBB Preseason Top 25 - Lost Lettermen - This early 2014 Top 25 includes only Arizona and Stanford from the Pac-12. There are others from ESPN, CBS, etc. but I am yet to find one that includes the Buffs.