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Colorado_mediumBrooks: Buffs On Track, But Need Time To Refine - - Brook's articles always seem like 5 pounds in a 10 pound bag, but this one especially so.  It covers Thursday's closed scrimmage, and has lots of good info.

CU conducted its second major scrimmage of fall camp on Thursday at Folsom Field. This one featured game conditions, and afterwards coaches were glad the season-opener isn't scheduled for another couple of weeks.

...In summing up Thursday's offensive highlights, Hawkins mentioned few turnovers and penalties, and productivity in "some clutch situations and on the goal line . . . I don't know what our stats were running the ball, but it looked pretty good."

...Junior quarterback Tyler Hansen's critique of the ground game: "I thought it was real good . . . we did some stuff with two tight ends, and it's nice to see that."

Colorado_mediumCU coaches looking for intangibles during scrimmage | The Denver Post — All Things Colorado Sports

CU coach Dan Hawkins said he will be looking for those "intangibles" today during the second scrimmage of August camp. "We’ve got to play a game, just get it going," Hawkins said, referring to the game-like format of this scrimmage. "Last week’s scrimmage was kind of situational. (This time) guys are just going to have to rally.

Colorado_mediumFresh Faces: Colorado - Big 12 Blog - ESPN - Profiles of a few new players who are supposed to make an impact for each team.  The players Ubben profiled are:

Colorado WR - Toney Clemons DT - Will Pericak DE - Nick Kasa
Iowa St. RT - Brayden Burress LB - Jake Knott WR - Darius Reynolds
Kansas WR - Daymond Patterson TE - Tim Biere LB - Steven Johnson
K-State WR - Chris Harper FB - Braden Wilson LB - Alex Hrebec
Missouri LB - Zaviar Gooden WR - TJ Moe DT - Terrell Resonno
Nebraska DT - Baker Steinkuhler WR - Brandon Kinnie S - Austin Cassidy
Baylor S - Prince Kent RB - Jarred Salubi WR - Lanear Sampson
Oklahoma CB - Demontre Hurst LB - Tom Wort WR - Dejuan Miller
Oklahoma St. WR - Josh Cooper CB - Brodrick Brown LT - Nick Martinez
Texas S - Christian Scott LB - Dustin Earnest TE - Barrett Matthews
Texas A&M OT - Luke Joeckel WR - Ryan Swope OT - Brian Thomas
Texas Tech RB - Harrison Jeffers C - Justin Keown LB - Sam Fehoko


Colorado_mediumCU at Boulder running game highlights football scrimmage - The Denver Post

"It was fun. We had a good scrimmage, I think," junior tailback Rodney "Speedy" Stewart said. "It took us a while to get going. But once we got going, we got some good blocks. We got some good carries. "The holes were crazy," Stewart added. "Even against the No. 1 defense, there were some good holes."

Opponent Watch on Kansas and: The WAC is angry, and they're not afraid to show it.  After the Jump.

Colorado_mediumThe Associated Press: WAC commish calls latest departures 'selfish'

The commissioner of the Western Athletic Conference says the remaining members aren't likely to make it easy on Fresno State and Nevada when the two schools leave for the Mountain West. Karl Benson says the Bulldogs and Wolf Pack are going to have to pay up on a departure fee and possibly stay in the WAC until 2012 because they didn't meet a deadline to get out of the league earlier. And don't expect any favors.

Colorado_mediumKU shakes up depth chart, names QB - Big 12 Blog - ESPN - Kansas picked their starting QB, a sophomore named Kale Pick.  Another young quarterback for the Big 12 grinder, he beat out a redshirt freshman and a juco-transfer.

Colorado_mediumSoccer Starts 2010 Campaign Sunday Against Wyoming -

CU soccer kicks off the 2010 season by hosting Wyoming on Sunday, Aug. 22, at 1 p.m. at Prentup Field. It's also Healthy Kids Day Sunday, with free activities for kids 13 and under beginning at 11:30 a.m.


Colorado_mediumCompetition heated in CU Buffs secondary - Buffzone

The numbers aren`t adding up in the Colorado secondary. Could it be defensive coaches plan to play nine or 10 defensive backs on a regular basis, or is it more likely the public praise young players are receiving from coaches is calculated to keep them coming back for more?

Colorado_mediumBuffs QB Hawkins: CU wins 'most important` - Buffzone

Cody Hawkins wants to be the starting quarterback at Colorado again this year, but is willing to watch games from the sidelines if it means the Buffs will win more often.

Colorado_mediumSpencer Nelson Memories & Tributes - - The Athletic Department website is keeping a tribute page for Spencer Nelson.  He was a very special guy to a lot of people, and will be sorely missed.


Go Buffs.