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Colorado 37, Washington State 19


August 31, 1996 • Folsom Field • Boulder, CA • •
Washington State Cougars 5 Colorado Buffaloes
19
Team 1 2 3 4 Totals
Cougars 0 6 0 13 19
Buffaloes 3 21 10 3 37
37


(51,481)

Newlywed Koy Detmer's first game back since torn knee ligament that forced him to miss most of '95 season

COL unbeaten in last nine season openers and third straight win versus Wazzu

1996 Olympic gold medal decathlete Dan O'Brien was in attendance

Summary[]

1st Quarter

COL: Jason Lesley 31 yard field goal, 6:20

2nd Quarter

COL: Koy Detmer 1 yard run (Lesley kick), 14:56...first play of quarter

COL: James Kidd 7 yard pass from Detmer (Lesley kick), 13:06....drive followed WSU punt

COL: Chris Anderson 43 yard pass from Detmer (Lesely kick), 5:48...after exchange of punts

WSU: Michael Black 1 yard run (two-point failed), 2:54

3rd Quarter

COL: Herchell Troutman 25 yard pass from Detmer (Lesley kick), 11:23...swing pass up the right sideline

COL: Lesley 27 yard field goal, :23

4th Quarter

COL: Lesley 48 yard field goal, 11:34...Hessler led both FG drives

WSU: DE Dorian Boose 94 yard fumble return (Tony Truant kick), 4:44...third-string Weisinger drove Buffs but was sacked and fumbled inside 10

WSU: Chad Carpenter 7 yard pass from Ryan Leaf (kick failed), 2:30...WSU recovered onside kick

Stats[]

Team

First Downs: WSU 9, COL 23

Rushing: WSU 21/5, COL 46/192

Passing: WSU 13/33/163/1, COL 22/40/278/1

Sacked yards: WSU 3/24, COL 4/27

Returns: WSU 96, COL 56

Punts: WSU 8/44.9, COL 3/56.3

Fumbles: WSU 2/2, COL 4/3

Penalties: WSU 8/63, COL 11/79

TOP: WSU 21:20, COL 38:40

Individual

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