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Colorado State 23, Colorado 17
Sunday, Sept. 6,
5 p.m. - FSN
Folsom Field, Boulder

Buffs Can't Overcome Quick Start By Colorado State

Colorado State stung Colorado for 20 first-half points then held on to defeat the Buffaloes 23-17 Sunday night at Folsom Field before 53,168 and a national television audience.

The Buffs, losing a home opener for the second time in coach Dan Hawkins' four-year tenure, now face one of the quicker turnarounds in school history. They play again Friday night (7 p.m. MDT, ESPN) at Toledo, which lost its opener 52-31 to Purdue.

CSU, which had lost seven consecutive games at Folsom Field entering Sunday's contest, took the opening kickoff and marched 80 yards in six plays to score the afternoon's first touchdown.

The drive's big play was a third-and-eight pass from senior quarterback Grant Stucker to receiver Dion Morton that covered 57 yards and gave the Rams a first down at the Buffs' 10-yard line...MORE

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Final Game Reports:

Statistics | Notes | Quotes | Final Game Book (pdf)

Brooks: Buffs Can't Overcome Quick Start By Colorado State | "Finishing Strong" Only Option Now | Dedications Fall Short

BuffsTV: 1st Half Replay | 2nd Half Replay | In The Crowd with Michaela Simon | Game Highlights

Postgame Interviews: TB Rodney Stewart | TB Brian Lockridge | QB Tyler Hansen | LB Marcus Burton | CB Jalil Brown

Photo Galleries: 1st Half Action | 2nd Half Action | Pregame Tailgating | Pregame In Stadium

Game Week Headlines:

Sept. 5: Revisiting 2007 CU-CSU | Football Photo Day | Sept. 4: Brooks: Frosh Fed CSU Lesson | Sept. 3: Brooks: And The QB Starter Is... | Sept. 2: Dan Hawkins Wednesday Video | Sept. 1: Dan Hawkins Tuesday video | Colorado Football Notes | Aug 31: CU-Colorado State Returning To Denver In 2010 | Two-Minute Drill With Mike Bohn | Aug: 30: A Look Back At Fall Camp | Last Meeting: Big Plays Lift CU Over Rams


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