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  • 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 Rivals.com, 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    ESPN "Steve Sarkisian has withdrawn his name from consideration for the Colorado head-coaching job and instead plans to remain at Alabama as offensive coordinator, sources told ESPN.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 ESPN.com 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 ESPN.com 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

  • Colorado football receiver Laviska Shenault Jr. skipping senior season to enter NFL Draft

    Coloradoan "University of Colorado receiver Laviska Shenault Jr. announced Tuesday that he will forego his final season of college football to enter the NFL Draft. Shenault made the announcement on Twitter and was scheduled to appear at a news conference in Boulder later in the day with athletic..." December 03

  • Ralphie V officially retires after nearly 12 full seasons, CU announces

    Denver Post "After nearly 12 full seasons, Ralphie V will run no more at Folsom Field. CU athletic director Rick George announced the retirement of the live buffalo mascot in a release sent out by the university Tuesday morning. Ralphie turned 13 in October, and had not run at either of..." November 12

  • Ex-Alabama five-star defensive lineman Antonio Alfano transfers to Colorado

    247 Sports "Former five-star Alabama signee Antonio Alfano is transferring to Colorado. Colorado head coach Mel Tucker announced the news in a Tweet on Monday. The nation's top-ranked prospect in the 2019 class was in Boulder on Sunday to meet..." November 05

  • Brenden Rice, son of NFL legend Jerry Rice, commits to Colorado's 2020 recruiting class

    Arizona Central "Letting everyone know he is paving his own path, Chandler Hamilton senior wide receiver Brenden Rice announced he is committing to Colorado in a video on social media on Tuesday. "Many say I'm living off someone else's name," says Rice, son of Hall of Famer and..." October 17

  • Remembering Kordell Stewart's 'Miracle at Michigan' 25 years later

    Sporting News "The "Miracle at Michigan" turns 25 today. On Sept. 24, 1994, No. 7 Colorado trailed No. 4 Michigan 26-21 with six seconds left to play in The Big House. The Buffaloes were at their own 36-yard line when Kordell Stewart launched one of the most memorable Hail Mary passes of..." September 24

  • Meet the Colorado WR Who Has the NFL Drooling: 'He's Julio Jones, Only Bigger'

    Bleacher Report "He has never seen anyone like him. Never. Anyone. It's a distinct description with zero wiggle room for a no-frills realist like Colorado head coach Mel Tucker. "That's just not a statement you're going to hear from me," Tucker says. ..." September 19

  • Air Force Perfectly Trolled ESPN on Twitter After Upset Win Over Colorado

    12 Up "It seemed like new Colorado head coach Mel Tucker was going to coast to 3-0 following an upset win against Nebraska. All he had to do was take down Troy Calhoun and Air Force. Behind two PASSING touchdowns from Donald Hammond and 289 yards rushing behind a patented service..." September 15

  • Colorado St. coach rips refs after Colorado loss

    ESPN "Colorado State coach Mike Bobo criticized Pac-12 officials after Friday's season-opening loss to Colorado in Denver, saying the rivalry game is too big not to have officials from a neutral conference. The Rams fell 52-31 to the Buffaloes, their fifth straight loss in the Rocky..." August 31