Remember the concerns over the lack of offensive lineman in this class? It's safe to say the past month or so has handled those concerns. After signing Colorado native Heston Paige late last month, CU has now added two 3-stars from the state of Texas in Grant Polley and Will Sherman, who committed just this past week. With a few more recruits showing interest, the offensive line has a serious chance of being one of the strengths of this class.
Along with Sherman, CU was able to add 3-star JUCO recruit Shamar Hamilton, and a high school quarterback Morrell Osling III who will play corner for the Buffs, just in the past week. The recruit count has now moved all the way up to 18, and it is only late July. The class has moved up to 26th nationally, and 3rd in the Pac-12 according to scout.com. With rumblings surrounding several more talented players showing serious interest in the Buffs, the optimism surrounding the program by players, coaches, and fans alike is justifiable. The coaching staff has been using one quote constantly all off-season: "The Rise is Real," and it is starting to really feel that way. With fall camp just around the corner, and kickoff against CSU just over a month away, football season is in full swing. All this hype has me pumped about this season and the future of this program.
Brian Howell and Pat Rooney of Buffzone highlight all 3 of the Buff's new commitments, along with quotes, and an overview of the recruiting class as a whole for the program.
Former CU standout basketball player, Spencer Dinwiddie, signed a new deal with the Bulls after impressing in the summer league.
Blogging the Bracket previews the Legends Classic which is a tournament in January that the men's basketball team will participate in. Notre Dame, Northwestern, and Texas will all also be apart of the tournament.
Two of the Buffs senior leaders, Sefo Liufau and Josh Tupou, are in the running with 38 other FBS players for the Polynesian Player of the Year award. Both players are vital to this upcoming season, and best of luck to them as they pursue this award.
The PAC-12 pairings are out for this upcoming season. Something worth noting is that the Buffs will not host either of the Arizona schools, but they also will not have to travel to Los Angeles. The Buffs have a road heavy schedule to start off conference play, but that means they will get to play 5 of their last 7 conference games at Coors Event Center.