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Brooks: Spruce Sees Deep, Talented Buffs WR Corps

 

LOS ANGELES – Nelson Spruce could consider himself a Los Angeleno and get away with it. He grew up about an hour’s drive from LAX in Thousand Oaks and watched enough Pac-10 football as a kid to know that USC and UCLA don’t get along and that throwing and catching in the conference were elements not likely to fade any time soon.

Years later, with the morphing of the Pac-10 into the Pac-12, Spruce has a better view of the throw/catch league he grew up watching and hoping someday to play in. Hope has become Saturday reality. As a wide receiver for the University of Colorado, Spruce catches quite nicely and throws upon request.

With the absence this season of the prolific Paul Richardson – he’s trying to become a Seattle Seahawk – Spruce and CU’s receiving corps have big shoes to fill and even bigger numbers to try and match. Since last spring, when “P-Rich” had declared his eligibility for the NFL Draft, we’ve heard Buffs coaches and players declare that replacing Richardson will be done by committee – that two, three or four guys will be tasked with the job...more

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