Colorado's Deion Sanders Fires Up Team with Personal Motivation, Dominates Nebraska

16:59 13.09.2023

The Colorado Buffaloes are causing quite a stir in the college football world with their impressive start to the season under the leadership of head coach Deion Sanders. After a dismal 1-11 record in 2022, Sanders has completely transformed the team, flipping the roster and bringing in 68 new scholarship players. This drastic change has not only resulted in early success on the field but has also made Colorado an attractive destination for top recruits.

One such recruit is Bryce Underwood, the highly regarded No. 1 quarterback prospect for the 2025 class. According to Yahoo Sports, Underwood plans to visit Colorado when they face off against the USC Trojans on September 30th. Sanders' defensive background has made the Buffaloes particularly appealing to skill position players, and the team is also receiving numerous inquiries from offensive and defensive linemen.

Sanders expressed his satisfaction with the level of interest in Colorado, stating, "We are receiving so many calls at this point right now that it's absurd. Just inquiring about what we do and how we do what we do in visitation and desiring to come on an unofficial or official visit. So, I'm liking where we are right now."

The Buffaloes' success on the field has also caught the attention of the media, with both Fox's "Big Noon Kickoff" and ESPN's College GameDay making the trip to Boulder for Saturday's matchup against in-state rival Colorado State. The Rams, who are currently 0-1, will be making a change at quarterback, as redshirt freshman Brayden Fowler-Nicolosi will start in place of Clay Millen, who suffered a shoulder injury in their previous game.

Colorado State head coach Jay Norvell expressed confidence in Fowler-Nicolosi, stating, "The time is right for Bray to get an opportunity. He sparked us, drove for a couple scores. The bottom line is we've got to score points and be more effective, and we've got to be competitive and lead at that position. We've got a lot of confidence in Clay, but Brayden played for us last year as well."

The anticipation for the Colorado vs. Colorado State game is palpable, as it not only showcases the Buffaloes' impressive turnaround under Sanders but also highlights the intense rivalry between the two teams. Kickoff is scheduled for 10 p.m., and fans and analysts alike are eager to see if Colorado can continue their winning streak and solidify their status as one of college football's most exciting teams under Coach Prime's guidance.

/ Wednesday, September 13, 2023, 4:59 PM /

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