Colorado 24, Colorado State 3 Saturday, Sept. 4 12 p.m. - The Mtn. Invesco Field at Mile High, Denver
Brooks: Buffs Open Victoriously, But Eye Better Days
DENVER - That long-awaited win against their bitter in-state rival? Check. That much-needed fast start on college football's opening weekend? Check. The defense increasing its weekly turnover totals? Check. Scotty McKnight breaking the school career receiving mark? Check.
Yet late Saturday afternoon, the Colorado Buffaloes embarked on their half-hour bus ride back to Boulder knowing while they had taken care of business, their business in 2010 still requires an industrial-sized load of refinement.
But attending to business and leaving town with unfinished business amounts to good news and even better news for the Buffs, who dispatched Colorado State 24-3 at sweltering Invesco Field at Mile High in the Cinch Jeans Rocky Mountain Showdown..MORE
SpineOne Player of the Game: Junior quarterback Tyler Hansen was selected as the SpineOne Player of the Game. Hansen was 17-of-25 for 192 yards and a pair of touchdowns in CU's season-opening win over Colorado State.