The Colorado Buffaloes lead the Sacramento State Hornets, 14-7, at the end of the first quarter at Folsom Field in Boulder, Colo. Colorado running back Christian Powell has scored both touchdowns for the Buffs.
On the third play of the game, Powell broke off a 64-yard touchdown run, getting the Buffaloes on the board just a minute and 12 seconds into the contest. On Colorado's next drive, Powell scored again, this time from a yard out to put his team up by two touchdowns. The scoring run capped off an 8-play, 72-yard drive that lasted just over three minutes.
The Hornets answered with a long series of their own, as they ended an 11-play, 75-yard drive with an 11-yard touchdown pass from quarterback Garrett Safron to wide receiver DeAndre Carter.
Colorado quarterback Jordan Webb completed four of six passes for 53 yards in the opening quarter.