Just before midnight on Saturday night at the Rocky Mountain Metropolitan Airport in Broomfield, more than a dozen football fans joined news crews waiting for the arrival of the next era for University of Colorado Buffaloes football. Later at a press conference, Deion “Coach Prime” Sanders was welcomed by many more.
For the 21st time in Colorado volleyball history, the Buffs have advanced to the NCAA Tournament. CU will head to Baylor University in Waco, Texas, to play fifth-seed No. 20 Rice University in the first round.
LeRoy is CU’s 18th head ski coach, replacing Richard Rokos after more than three decades with the Buffs. The former Olympian discusses leading CU’s only coed athletic team, what inspired him to coach and ways to generate revenue for collegiate skiing.
The Colorado volleyball team earned the USMC/AVCA Team Academic Award for the 2021–22 season for the third time in the program's 30-year history, successfully maintaining above a 3.30 GPA for the fall 2021 and spring 2022 semesters.
CU Boulder alumnus Cliff Branch will be the first Buff in the Pro Football Hall of Fame. Branch, who died in 2019, played two years for the CU football team before a 14-year career in the NFL. He will be commemorated in Canton, Ohio.