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  • Colorado DL Antonio Alfano, former five-star Alabama prospect, no longer with Buffaloes program

    CBS Sports "The whirlwind offseason for Colorado defensive lineman Antonio Alfano has taken another turn, and this one has taken him out of Boulder. The school confirmed to the Boulder Daily Camera that the 6-foot-5, 280-pound defensive end is no longer enrolled at the school...." May 30

  • Blake Stenstrom set to transfer to Princeton

    247 Sports "Quarterback Blake Stenstrom entered the NCAA Transfer Portal in mid-February, and he announced his intention to transfer to Princeton on Tuesday. Former #CUBuffs quarterback Blake Stenstrom plans to transfer to Princeton. He'll be able to pursue an Ivy League degree and..." May 16

  • Pac-12 members have discussed potential conference-only football season

    Larry Brown Sports "It looks increasingly likely that the 2020 college football season will not look like it usually does, and the Pac-12 is actively discussing a rather unique scenario. USC coach Clay Helton said Monday that a conference-only schedule is a “viable” option that has been..." May 11

  • University of Colorado announces athletic pay cuts for upcoming fiscal year

    KBTX "Colorado athletic director Rick George said he and 11 head coaches will take pay cuts for the upcoming fiscal year in light of the budget impacts caused by the coronavirus pandemic. The salaries for George along with football coach Karl Dorrell, men’s basketball coach Tad Boyle..." April 23

  • Former Alabama top recruit Antonio Alfano suspended by Colorado

    Alabama "Antonio Alfano was suspended by Alabama and entered the transfer portal before he ever played a game for the Crimson Tide. Now the former five-star recruit, who transferred to Colorado last November, has been suspended from his new team. On Monday, new..." March 09

  • Karl Dorrell completes first Colorado coaching staff

    College Football Talk "And, just like that, Karl Dorrell‘s first Colorado football coaching staff is complete. Feb. 12, Mel Tucker left Colorado football to take over as the head coach at Michigan State.  Eleven days later, Dorrell was the surprise hire as..." March 07

  • UNLV loses QBs coach Danny Langsdorf to Colorado

    Las Vegas Review Journal "Danny Langsdorf, UNLV quarterbacks coach and pass game coordinator, is leaving for Colorado, two people close to the Rebels’ program said Wednesday. " March 05

  • Early reactions to college football's offseason coaching hires

    The Score "Now that Colorado has landed former Miami Dolphins receivers coach Karl Dorrell, college football's hiring-and-firing season has concluded (we think). Placing grades on new head coaches can be a futile task. Two years ago, Scott Frost (Nebraska) and Chip Kelly (UCLA) were..." February 29

  • Karl Dorrell will make $18 million as Colorado head coach

    Larry Brown Sports "The Colorado Buffaloes gave Karl Dorrell a nice payday to lure him back to college football. Dorrell was officially named the new coach at Colorado on Sunday, with the school’s Board of Regents approving a contract that will pay him $18 million over five seasons. " February 24

  • Colorado hires Karl Dorrell as new head coach

    Denver Post "The Karl Dorrell hire has generated more shrugs than sizzle with many Colorado fans and in the media, and it’s difficult to envision an instant bump in CU season-ticket sales. And the Hotline’s reaction, frankly, is essentially the same. Dorrell, a Miami Dolphins..." February 24

  • Report: Colorado To Reach Out To Ravens OC Greg Roman

    Sportsnaut "The Colorado football program is desperate to find a head coach after many of its top targets turned down the job. Now, per, the school is reportedly looking to reach out to Baltimore Ravens offensive coordinator Greg Roman. Roman, of course, is a hot name right..." February 21

  • Steve Sarkisian withdraws from Colorado consideration, staying at Alabama

    ESPN "Steve Sarkisian has withdrawn his name from consideration for the Colorado head-coaching job and instead plans to remain at Alabama as offensive coordinator, sources told ESPN. Sarkisian, the former USC and Washington head coach, had emerged as Colorado's top..." February 20

  • Eric Bieniemy remains a “strong candidate” for Colorado job

    Yahoo! Sports "Eric Bieniemy is unlikely to take the head-coaching job at the University of Colorado. Unless he isn’t. A day after Jeremy Fowler of reported that the Chiefs offensive coordinator is “unlikely” to jump from the NFL to a college program that has become a..." February 20

  • Alabama's Steve Sarkisian interviews for job, may be front-runner

    247 Sports "The Colorado coaching search enters its second week since Mel Tucker left the Buffs for an opening at Michigan State. With another interview complete in the search process, CBS Sports' Dennis Dodd reports that Steve Sarkisian “could be the front-runner..." February 20

  • Eric Bieniemy “doing his due diligence” regarding Colorado job

    Pro Football Talk "The University of Colorado wants to bring its all-time leading rusher back to school to coach the football team. Eric Bieniemy, currently the Chiefs offensive coordinator, is listening, at least for now. Adam Schefter of reported on Thursday night that Bieniemy is..." February 14

  • Colorado denied Mel Tucker chance to bid team farewell

    The Score "Colorado didn't allow Mel Tucker to address his players after accepting a deal to become the head coach at Michigan State, sources told ESPN's Adam Rittenberg. Buffaloes athletic director Rick George told reporters Wednesday that Tucker didn't speak to the..." February 13

  • Darrin Chiaverini named interim head coach at Colorado

    Larry Brown Sports "Colorado lost Mel Tucker to Michigan State but has already found an interim head coach to lead the team. The Buffaloes announced on Wednesday that Darrin Chiaverini will be the program’s interim head coach, which is a promotion from his previous role as assistant head coach and..." February 12

  • Michigan State's Mel Tucker hire underscores type of competitive imbalance NCAA ignores

    USA Today "Mere hours after a media tour to explain why he had rejected overtures from Michigan State to remain as Colorado’s football coach, Mel Tucker reversed course Tuesday night and reached an agreement to leave Boulder after just one season and head to East..." February 12

  • Mel Tucker Reportedly to Be Hired as Michigan State Head Coach

    Bleacher Report "The Michigan State Spartans have reportedly agreed to hire Mel Tucker as their 17th head coach in program history Tuesday night, according to The Athletic's Bruce Feldman. The Spartans began their coaching search after Mark Dantonio announced he was stepping down as..." February 12

  • Eric Bieniemy becomes logical candidate for Colorado job after Mel Tucker’s reported departure

    Pro Football Talk "Kansas City Chiefs offensive coordinator Eric Bieniemy did not get the chance to become a head coach in the NFL this hiring cycle despite his involvement in several coaching searches last month. But if Bieniemy wants to become a head coach right now, an obvious opportunity may have just fallen..." February 12

  • Colorado WR Laviska Shenault won't need surgery on nagging injury

    ESPN "Colorado's Laviska Shenault, a top wide receiver in the upcoming NFL draft, has been diagnosed with osteitis pubis -- inflammation of the pubic bone -- league sources told ESPN. The diagnosis, found during a visit at Dr. William Meyers' office in Philadelphia, actually..." February 12

  • Football Coach Mel Tucker ‘Committed’ To CU Amid Interview For Michigan State Position

    CBS Denver "University of Colorado Buffaloes head football coach Mel Tucker is reportedly set to be one of two candidates to interview for the Michigan State head coaching job. A twitter post Friday evening by the Detroit Free Press said Tucker and Cincinnati head coach Luke Fickell were both..." February 09

  • Colorado WR K.D. Nixon returning for senior season

    National Post "Colorado wide receiver K.D. Nixon changed his mind about entering the NFL draft and will return to the Buffaloes for his senior season in 2020. “After thoughtful evaluation and conversations with (coach Mel) Tucker and others about my future in football — and beyond, I..." December 20

  • Apple Held Preliminary Talks With Pac-12 Conference, MGM

    Wall Street Journal "Apple Inc. AAPL 0.10% has been exploring opportunities to strengthen its upstart TV service, including deals for James Bond franchise-owner MGM Holdings Inc. and college sports rights, according to people familiar with the matter. Executives at Apple met with..." December 19

  • Colorado receiver K.D. Nixon declares for NFL Draft

    Pro Football Talk "The Colorado Buffaloes have a second underclassmen wide receiver declaring for the NFL Draft. K.D. Nixon announced on Tuesday that he has decided to enter the draft a week after fellow teammate Laviska Shenault put him name into the 2020 class as well. " December 11