The Colorado Buffaloes' ground game managed only 58 yards on 29 carries on Saturday against the Colorado State Rams. After the game, offensive line coach Steve Marshall said his preparation was not sufficient to get his unit ready for the season opener.
On Monday, he reiterated that point. Via Kyle Ringo of Buffzone.com:
"Well, not good enough," Marshall said Monday when asked about the ground game. "We have a whole new kind of system of what we're doing and we didn't execute well enough on a consistent basis.
"We were one here and one there. When you get around teams that can really run the football, it's a down-after-down deal and that didn't happen on Saturday. That's my fault. I've got to prepare them better."
Colorado was inconsistent with its running game in 2011, finishing under 100 yards in six of 13 games. Marshall will be looking for some improvement when the Buffaloes face Sacramento State on Saturday at 1 p.m. MT at Folsom Field.
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