With the Colorado Buffaloes spring game set to finally kick off today at 5:00 p.m. fans are ready to finally get a glimpse at what next year's roster may look like. As the team continues to recover from the Dan Hawkins era playing time will be available for much of the freshman class that will be hitting Boulder this summer. But the depth on this team still needs a lot of work and the 2013 recruiting class will be of infinite importance to Jon Embree's tenure as the Buffaloes head coach.
Today's game will be a big step towards securing the talent needed to take this team to the next level in future seasons, with 29 players expected to be in attendance. These recruits will be treated to a beautiful Boulder day, much different from those attending games in mid-west locations across the country that are experiencing rain, hail, and even tornadoes.
As the game is being streamed live on CUBuffs.com, make sure and head back over to The Ralphie Report for our live thread.
See who is attending after the jump...
Dane Crane (center) Rancho Santa Margarita (Calif.)
Riley Sorenson (offensive tackle) Rancho Santa Margarita (Calif.)
Connor O'Brien (outside linebacker) Rancho Santa Margarita (Calif.)
Dan Skipper (offensive tackle) Arvada (Colo.) Ralston Valley
Sean Harlow (offensive tackle) San Clemente (Calif.) High
Cameron Hunt (offensive tackle) Corona (Calif.) Centennial
Mitch Wehrli (offensive tackle) Phoenix (Ariz.) Desert Vista
Andrew Bucklin (offensive guard) Palos Verdes Estates (Calif.) Palos Verdes
Alex Mayes (offensive tackle) Van Alstyne (Texas) High
Christian Daimler (offensive tackle) Houston (Texas) Stratford
George Frazier (linebacker) Monrovia (Calif.) High
Peyton Pelluer (linebacker) Sammamish (Wash.) Skyline
Griffith Gates (defensive end) Pleasanton (Calif.) Foothill
Patrick Healy (linebacker) Denver (Colo.) Mullen
Castille Bayers (linebacker) Denver (Colo.) Mullen
Sefo Liufau (quarterback) Tacoma (Wash.) Bellarmine Prep
Kelly Hilinski Terre Haute (Ind.) South Viga Sherman Oaks (Calif.) Notre Dame
Danny Etling (quarterback) Terre Haute (Ind.) South Viga
James Delacenserie (quarterback) Heber City (Utah) Wasatch
Conner Manning (quarterback) Lake Forest (Calif.) El Toro
Christian McCaffrey (running back) Highlands Ranch (Colo.) Valor Christian
Trenton Noller (center) Windsor (Colo.) High
Sam Martin (wide receiver) Boulder (Colo.) Fairview High
Mitchell Parsons (tight end) Parker (Colo.) Chaparral High - **Verbal Commit**
Phillip Lindsay (running back Denver South - **Verbal Commit**
Austin Berk (defensive end) Grand Junction (Colo.) High
T.J. Armstrong (linebacker) Clarion (Pa.) Area
Jake Bennett (center) Lakewood (Colo.) Bear Creek
Trey Knes (linebacker) Chesterfield (Mo.) Parkway Central