Getting to know your future Buffaloes

One of the Buff's newest players committed to Colorado for multiple reasons, including the former wide receiver coach but their were a couple of things that kept him true to his initial pledge to CU. Elijah Dunston, a three star wide receiver from Chaminade College Prep in West Hills, California committed to Colorado between late July and early August. Go "Inside" to see why he is still a Buff.

One of the Buff's newest players committed to Colorado for multiple reasons, including the former wide receiver coach but their were a couple of things that kept him true to his initial pledge to CU.

Elijah Dunston, a three star wide receiver from Chaminade College Prep in West Hills, California committed to Colorado between late July and early August.

The talented wide out, built a solid relationship with the Buffs former WR coach, but the fact that he fell in love with the school and that he is a man of his word played heavily into him signing with Colorado on National Signing Day.

"I thought there was a chance that there could be a coaching change," Dunston told BuffPlayBook.com. "I was very close to Coach Kennedy, I told myself I wasn't going to rush into making a decision until I got the chance to get to know the new coaching staff, I'm glad I did."

First impressions for Dunston was all it took for him to realize that he had made the right decision.

"The new coaching staff is great," Dunston said. "They told me that they loved my film and that they really wanted me to be a part of their family. I told the coaches that I was a man of my word and I was happy to remain a Buff."

Dunston, a 6-foot-1, 185-pound athlete who runs a 4.43 forty yard dash, is a three star rated wide receiver by Scout.com.

According to Dunston, it was the campus that caught his attention early.

"I really liked the campus a lot," Dunston said. "I love the confidence and persona of the new coaching staff. They are looking to come in and win, to rebuild the program. I want to be part of the history in making Colorado a winner again."

Dunston had several options other than Colorado. He held offers from Fresno State, Wyoming, Nevada and New Mexico.

According to Dunston, the Buff Coaching staff expects the speedy receiver to come in and compete for a starting position.

"They said it was up to me," Dunston said. "I have been working out a lot, it's my goal to come in and work my way into the rotation. I plan on bringing my A game."


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