“Elite Eight, at least,” said Johnson, who’s 10 points away from becoming the 33rd player in Buffaloes history to reach the 1,000-point mark. “I think we can do it, if we play together.”
“I’ve been here when we lost to Fresno State, 69-14 (in 2012), to when we beat Arizona State, 40-13 (two weeks ago),” Kelley said. “This, right now, what we’re doing, I can’t even put words to how fun it is.
“We have one goal, and that’s Pac-12 champions,” said running back Phillip Lindsay after rushing for 131 yards before leaving midway through the third quarter with an ankle injury. “Winning six games, that’s cool, it’s cute. But we have to continue to move on. We have bigger things to worry about.”
This season the Buffaloes are tied for first place in the South Division and charging hard toward a potential berth in the conference title game while Stanford is two games off the pace in the North and simply trying to stay in the postseason picture
“The Big 12 owes a lot of people an apology. It punted on expansion & shanked its future. @UHouston deserved better,” Abbott tweeted.
“This was not a decision to not expand,” Commissioner Bob Bowlsby said. “This was an endorsement and reinvestment in the 10 that we had.”
The Big 12 has been analyzing expansion options for the last three months, but it has made no commitment to adding to its 10 members and could stand pat.
“Nobody has really stopped these guys,” Colorado State coach Mike Bobo said. “They’re very, very successful and they’re very successful early in games. They jump on people.”
Colorado is counting on plenty of Folsom Field clamor against a Sun Devils team that’s 7-0 all-time against the Buffs and has outscored them by an average of 26 points