Nelson Spruce is moving to the forefront.
With Paul Richardson gone to the NFL’s Seattle Seahawks after leading
Spruce, a 6-foot-1, 195-pound junior who played at Westlake High, had 55 receptions last season, four for touchdowns.
“I feel like I’ve done pretty well, but these next two years I’m stepping into a bigger role,” Spruce said Thursday during
Spruce will try to help Colorado become a contender in the Pac-12 South division, which includes
Colorado finished 4-8 overall and 1-8 in conference play last season under first-year Coach Mike MacIntyre. The Buffaloes defeated
"We were competitive in many of our games last year," Spruce said, adding, "If we can learn from what made us competitive, I think we can squeeze out some of those games."