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I’m going with Colorado. This will be the fourth season for coach Dan Hawkins. He will be under the ...

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I’m going with Colorado. This will be the fourth season for coach Dan Hawkins. He will be under the gun to produce, and I think his team will come through. The Buffs were ravaged by injuries this season, when they finished 5-7. The 2009 non-conference schedule isn’t that tough, and the Buffs get Missouri, Kansas and Nebraska – in other words, their main competition in the Big 12 North – at home. The biggest concern is at quarterback. Colorado simply has not gotten solid quarterback play the past two seasons. But everything else on offense should be fine, and the defense looks to be good enough for an eight- or nine-win season.

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