College football Week 3 highlights - top plays games takeaways 2023 - ESPN
This is where the ride should've ended. This is the game Colorado looked mortal, looked like there was only so much magic Coach Prime could conjure, only so much that could be done when the Buffaloes' best player, Travis Hunter, left with an injury.
And yet, there was really never any doubt.
Colorado erased an 11-point, fourth-quarter deficit, drove 98 yards in the final 2 minutes of action, and pulled off a double-overtime stunner against rival Colorado State.
Our hat is off to Deion Sanders. Wait, no — scratch that.
Deion Sanders tells Quint Kessenich what he learned from Colorado's 2OT win over Colorado State.
Colorado had been the story of the season through two weeks, with Sanders proudly announcing he was keeping receipts on all the doubters — something that seemed difficult considering the countless slights he's endured (both real and imagined) and the three cell phones he supposedly has, too. No man has that many pockets.
Still, Colorado State coach Jay Norvell offered the latest salvo, saying his mother taught him to take off his hat and glasses when talking to an adult, an apparent shot at Coach Prime's too-cool attire during interviews. And for 58 minutes, Norvell's Rams backed up the talk.
But this is Colorado and Coach Prime and the Sanders kids, and we all knew the story wouldn't end without some drama. After all, The Rock was on the sideline for this one, and he would never be associated with an overhyped disappointment — unless you count «Black Adam.» Or «Jungle Cruise.» Or «Jumanji: Next Level.» OK, perhaps this was a bad example.
After coming in fifth (out of five) in Coach Prime's child rankings, Shilo Sanders had a pick-six that had Colorado on the board early, but the offense, behind No. 3-ranked kid