BOULDER, Colo. | Steven Montez’s remedy for soreness after a recent loss was to pour a little more salt into the wounds. Epsom salt, more specifically — in a bath. It worked like a charm for the Colorado quarterback who absorbed some big hits in a 27-23 loss at UCLA last weekend. Now, he’s hoping […]
HONOLULU | Nick Stevens threw four touchdown passes and Michael Gallup had eight receptions for 212 yards and a score to lead Colorado State past Hawaii 51-21 on Saturday night. Stevens was 18-of-22 passing for 351 yards and move past Moses Moreno into second on the Colorado State’s career list with 53 touchdown passes. Detrich Clark had scoring catches of 36 and 38 yards and Dalyn Dawkins ran for 130 yards and a score on 17 carries for the Rams (3-2, 1-0 Mountain West).
UCLA dressed in all-white uniforms for its game against Colorado, but a white flag to waive was never part of the ensemble. Josh Rosen threw for 372 yards and one touchdown, Soso Jamabo and Jalen Starks each ran for a touchdown, and UCLA broke a two-game losing streak with a 27-23 win over Colorado on Saturday night.
LOS ANGELES | Colorado head coach Mike MacIntyre might have found a way to stop UCLA quarterback Josh Rosen, who leads the FBS in yards passing and touchdown passes. “Twist his ankle in warmups,” MacIntyre joked.
BOULDER | The No. 7 Washington Huskies warmed up in the cold rain without their shirts , then went out and undressed the Colorado Buffaloes in a 37-10 rout Saturday night in a rematch of last year’s Pac-12 title game.
“I figure if you make the jokes, they’re not going to make them for you,” he said.
SEATTLE | Enough with the cupcakes and empty calories. After gorging on weak opponents for three weeks, No. 7 Washington gets its first real test when it travels to Colorado for Saturday’s rematch of the Pac-12 title game from last season.
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. | Jalen Hurts and Alabama scored in a hurry, then did it again — and again. The top-ranked Crimson Tide raced to a lead Saturday night, lost a chunk of it, then outlasted Colorado State 41-23 Saturday night.
BOULDER | Steven Montez stepped out of the pressure-filled pocket and was about to instinctually take off. Instead, the Colorado quarterback ran parallel to the line of scrimmage before lofting a touchdown pass to a wide open Shay Fields. All part of Montez’s evolution. Montez threw for a career-high 357 yards and four TDs, helping the Buffaloes beat Northern Colorado 41-21 on Saturday in the first meeting between the schools on the football field since 1934.
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. | Nick Saban has given this Alabama team his early-season stamp of approval. “I sort of like this team,” the Bama coach said this week. It’s not precisely a ringing endorsement but it’s a good sign for the Crimson Tide. The top-ranked Tide has beaten a Top-5 team and dominated one from the Mountain West Conference while overcoming injuries to four linebackers. The next task is another Mountain West team, with Colorado State visiting Bryant-Denny Stadium Saturday night as four-touchdown underdogs.