"I just felt like I needed to say something, I felt like it was time, kind of a rough spot," Tyler Hansen said. "The team was frustrated and I knew the fans didn't like it. I knew the fans would kind of reach out and get after it a little bit, but I just wanted to tell everyone what we felt. I just wanted to make sure they knew that it's not going to happen again. It's…we will not play like that ever again.
"We are not 45 points worse than Cal. That is not us. We played bad as an offense. The defense played alright but we did not play…I don't know that is…maybe we were a little lackadaisical, maybe a little comfortable, we just have to play better."
Hansen said he began pressing at times against Cal when the Buffs fell behind. He cited an attempt to throw a left-handed pass late in the first half as one example. The pass was intercepted and returned for a touchdown.
"Yeah, that left handed pass, I was trying to do too much," he said. "That was stupid. I was like Brett Farve being a little too crazy. That's not my game, I gotta stay in the pocket and take the sack or throw the ball away. I gotta be smarter. I do admit when we were down 24-0 I was pressing a little bit, I was trying to make too much plays and I can't do that. I have to let my playmakers around me make plays. I have to be the point guard. I gotta be better."
Hansen said he is playing with a sore knee, but he was able to practice Tuesday and said he will be fine.