December 3, 2023

It didn’t take lengthy for Travis Hunter to search out the tip zone Friday evening.

Colorado’s two-way star returned to the sector for the primary time since he suffered a lacerated liver from a late hit by Colorado State security Henry Blackburn on Sept. 16. Hunter missed three video games due to the damage, however returned Friday evening to begin at each defensive again and large receiver in opposition to Stanford.

Hunter took the sector first as a defensive again after Colorado kicked off. And he scored his first offensive TD as a member of the Buffs on the group’s second possession of the sport when he took a cross from QB Shedeur Sanders to the home on a 24-yard catch-and-run TD.

Simply have a look at this spin transfer Hunter pulled off in the course of the sector.

Issues acquired quite a bit worse for Colorado within the second half, nevertheless. Whereas Hunter caught his second TD of the sport within the fourth quarter, he and the Buffaloes protection had been unable to cease WR Elic Ayomanor and the Stanford offense within the second half.

Stanford erased a 29-0 halftime deficit to pressure extra time in an inconceivable 46-43 win. Ayomanor completed the sport with 13 catches for 294 yards and three TDs. His third TD got here in OT as he caught the ball by trapping it in opposition to the again of Hunter’s helmet.

Hunter additionally had a private foul penalty after a third-down sack within the second half that gave Stanford a free first down. The Cardinal scored a TD a couple of performs in a while that drive as a part of their comeback.

Offensively, Hunter completed the sport with 13 catches for 140 yards.

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