CU’s Nick Kasa made the switch from defensive lineman to tight end. And as it turns out, that call may have opened up some chances in the NFL draft this year.
Read all about it here.
Above, CU’s Nick Kasa works out for NFL scouts during CU’s pro timing day in March. (Cliff Grassmick)
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A look at the potential NFL draft picks from Colorado.
Time for a Decision
Andre Roberson, a junior on CU’s mens basketball team, is set to announce his plans for his future on Friday. Whether it’s stay with CU or enter the NBA draft, CU fans and teammates will await his answer tomorrow.
Read more about coach Tad Boyle’s reaction here.
Above, Andre Roberson drives to the basket past Jeremy Olson of Utah during the first half of the Feb. 21 game. (Cliff Grassmick)
Following in Impressive Footsteps
CU’s Addison Gillam, an inside linebacker on the football team, hopes to start as a true freshman like Jordan Dizon did in 2004.
Read more about this rising player.
Above, Addison Gillam runs an agility drill during practice on April 16. (Photo by Paul Aiken)
In the second round of the WNBA Draft, CU Buffs’ Chucky Jeffery was selected by the Minnesota Lynx on Monday.
A dream for Jeffery, the former Buff is excited to “have a team.”
Read the full story here.
Above, Chucky Jeffery shoots over Charicia Harper of KU on March 23. (Cliff Grassmick)
A Coach’s Confidence
Looking at the CU football team during spring practices, new coach Mike MacIntyre feels his team has good odds in the Pac-12 this season.
Read more, and watch a video interview with MacIntyre here.
Above, CU coach Mike MacIntyre thinks he has some guys who can make plays this season. (Paul Aiken)
A Look At CU Golf
Buffs’ Jason Burstyn ends his career with a bang, enjoying the best season he’s had.
So far, he has a team-best 72.65 stroke average in 17 rounds of golf.
Read the full story here.
Above, CU golfer Jason Burstyn has a team-best 72.65 stroke average this year. (Unversity of Colorado/ Courtesy photo)
Thoughts and prayers to those affected by this tragedy.
In The Midst Of The Horror
Boulder runners describe the scene as the bombs went off at the finish line of the Boston Marathon.
In the newsroom, calls and tweets all went out, hoping to make sure local runners were OK. And other papers were doing the same. Getting updates from our fellow papers in Loveland and Canon City, it was a time when all of us - when not staring at the updating coverage on the TV - hoped to hear from |rnf
each and every Boulder resident to confirm that they were alright.
Their own accounts of the heartbreaking events are here.
Above, third-place womens’ finisher Kara Goucher, of Portland, Ore. and former Buff runner, reacts after crossing the finish line at the 113th running of the Boston Marathon Monday, April 20, 2009. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)
The Quarterback Question
As CU coaches seek out a potential quarterback for their upcoming season, Connor Wood shows what he’s got during spring practices. Read on here.
Above, CU quarterback Connor Wood completed 36 of 56 passes for 601 yards in four scrimmages. (Cliff Grassmick)
The Buffs Are Back
As Boulder dethaws from a cold winter, the Buffs’ football team suited back up, ready to hit the field again. Say hello to spring football, when the team competes against itself in the annual spring game.
Find out all about the game here.
Above, Colorado quarterback Nick Hirschman, left, throws a pass over Chidera Uzo-Diribe. (By Cliff Grassmick)