Colorado Football Gives Tough Effort, Despite Missing Starting Quarterback.
The question all week leading up to the game between Colorado and Utah was “Will Shedeur Sanders be able to play”?
We quickly got our answer when the Buffaloes starting QB was ruled “out” for the season finale, after not practicing all week.
In a game where it could have been easy for Colorado football to roll over and limp into the offseason, they did quite the opposite.
Colorado football played Utah tight and wound up losing the contest by a score of 23-17. A valiant effort for a team that didn’t have much to play for, and Coach Deion Sanders expressed his gratitude after the game:
Let’s look at 3 takeaways from Saturday’s game in Salt Lake City.
1. Colorado Football Needs to Do Something to Fix Their Running Game
A couple of weeks ago, Coach Prime took some heat for saying that he needs to replace his offensive line. Many critics took offense his comments, calling them brash and unnecessary. My response is simple:
Some people don’t like to hear the truth.
Colorado football was only able to amass 37 yards on 17 carries on the day, for an abysmal 2.2 yards per carry average.
The Buffaloes are the lowest-ranked rushing team in all of college football, and if they want to have any chance of winning in the future, or keeping Shedeur Sanders healthy, Coach Prime needs to dive back into the portal and get himself some hogs up front and do it quickly.