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Colorado_medium Tyler Hansen in contention for NFL QB job with Cincinnati Bengals - The Denver Post

"He throws the deep ball extremely well," Gruden told the Bengals' website. "He reads his progressions. He's made some outstanding throws and he can move in the pocket. He's very accurate." Hansen wasn't selected during the seven-round draft April 26-28, but he drew the interest of several NFL teams as a free agent. He nearly signed with the Oakland Raiders after the draft, but was persuaded to sign with the Bengals after getting a phone call from coach Marvin Lewis. While Andy Dalton seems locked into the Bengals' starting QB job after leading them to the playoffs as a rookie in 2011, they have openings for the backup and No. 3 jobs.

Colorado_medium Sleeper no more - Rivals.com Video - A free look at Douglas County high school lineman Blake Nowland.

Colorado_medium RINGO: Jon Embree wise to bring Webb into fold for CU Buffs - Buffzone

All indications are Colorado football coaches will add former Kansas quarterback Jordan Webb to the roster later this month or in early June, giving the Buffs some badly needed experience under center.

College football relegation! After the jump!

Colorado_mediumEntering the Hall: John Wooten - Pac-12 Blog - ESPN

One of the first two African-American football players at Colorado (with Frank Clarke), Wooten lettered three years as a left guard in Dal Ward's Wing-T/Single-Wing offense, earning All-America honors in 1958 and All Big-Seven in 1956 and 1957. Most known as a 6-foot-2, 230-pound guard who was agile and powerful, he also played tackle on defense.

Colorado_medium2012 College Football Hall Of Fame Class: Colorado OL John Wooten, CSU DB Greg Myers Are Inductees - SB Nation Denver - Former Buffs offensive lineman John Wooten is now a member of the college football hall of fame.

Colorado_mediumClemons ready to seize his opportunity

"I need to just be myself and learn," said Clemons. "I need to take all of the coaching, all of the criticism because it’s all positive to make you better. That and learn the playbook. That is my biggest thing, and the most important thing is taking the time to study the playbook. You have to grasp it. The better I know it, the faster I will play. I have to learn it and it will help me be successful."

Colorado_pac-12Presenting The College Football Relegation System, From BCS To NAIA - SBNation.com - This relegation series over on the mothership is awesome. Just take a look at that West bracket and tell me that it wouldn't be fun (even though there's a decent chance we'd be down a level for now).

Colorado_pac-122012 Fresno State Football Preview: High Bars - SBNation.com - SB Nation's Bill Connelly takes a look at 2012 Buffaloes' opponent Fresno State and new head coach Tim DeRuyter.

Colorado_pac-12Joliet Catholic junior RB Ty Isaac commits to USC Trojans - ESPN Los Angeles - USC gets a huge commit.

Colorado_pac-12College Football Playoffs: Home Games Reportedly Nixed - SBNation.com Catch up on everything you need to know about the upcoming playoff system in college football with this StoryStream.

Go Buffs!