Former Colorado running back Rashaan Salaam was found dead Monday night in a Boulder park. "The Buff Family has lost an outstanding young man and a great Buff today," Athletic Director Rick George said. "We are heartbroken for Rashaan and his family and our thoughts and prayers are with them at this very difficult time."
The Buffs have been doing their best all week to treat this game just like they've treated every other game this year: a game they need to win. They are one win away from the Pac-12 football title and the program's first conference title since 2001.
CU head coach Mike MacIntyre has been named the Walter Camp 2016 Coach of the Year, joining Bill McCartney (1989) as the only coaches in Colorado history to be named the National Coach of the Year. The honor for MacIntyre comes on the heels of being named the Pac-12 Conference Coach of the Year on Tuesday.
CU's top-ranked women's cross country team is set to compete at the 2016 NCAA Championships tomorrow, Nov. 19, while the men's team has now won two of four varsity races, including the Rocky Mountain Shootout and Pac-12 titles.
After dominating last weekend's Pac-12 championships and being unanimously ranked No. 1 in the nation, the women’s cross country coach Mark Wetmore expects to "finish very high in the national championships" in Terre Haute, Indiana, on Nov. 19.
University of Colorado football is bowl eligible at 6-2 and have their sights set on the Pac 12 Championships. In a Thursday night football showdown, the Buffs take on the UCLA Bruins. Faculty and staff can purchase discounted tickets for this game for only $30 (savings of $25). #TheRiseIsReal and Folsom Field is the place to be this Thursday night at 7 p.m. for the Buffs and the Bruins.
No. 22 Colorado knocked off its second consecutive top-10 opponent, defeating No. 9 UCLA 1-0 on Thursday afternoon at Prentup Field. The Buffs were coming off a 3-2 double-overtime victory at No. 10 California on Sunday. The Buffs will host No. 4 Southern California Sunday at noon.