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2008 CU Preview: Receivers

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One reason Colorado has implemented the no-huddle into its offensive arsenal, and plans to use it in 2008, is to give itself more opportunities to score. For the offense to really click, however, it needs an explosive threat at wide receiver. The kind of player opposing defensive coordinators take extra time scheming for. The kind of player defensive backs know by name, not just by number.

The Buffs have the potential to field a wide receiver who gives opponents concern. But going into August drills, it's just that – potential. Senior Patrick Williams has the size (6-2, 205 pounds) and speed (he runs a sub-4.50 40-yard dash) to dominate defensive backs. The former high school quarterback has slowly and steadily improved as a receiver during the past three seasons. Last year, when he... Recommended Stories

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