Colorado Postgame Notes

Colorado gave up a season-high 493 yards as the visiting Kansas State Wildcats answered CU's second-half comeback effort, and beat the Buffs 34-21 at Folsom. Colorado fell to 1-9 on the season with the loss. K-State earned bowl eligibility for the first time since 2003, and are currently 6-4.

• Senior linebacker Thaddaeus Washington was hit in the mouth in the first quarter and left the game with what CU officials said afterward were two cracked front teeth. At first it was reported Washington was doubtful to return, but the linebacker was back on the field in the second quarter. He played through the pain and discomfort and ended the day with 6 tackles. Washington was taken to a dentist following the game to begin repair on his teeth.

Safety Ryan Walters had back spasms in the first quarter and didn't return. Defensive tackle Jason Brace suffered a concussion. Senior safety J.J. Billingsley (knee) didn't dress for the game. Also out were James Cox (thumb), R.J. Brown (undisclosed injury), Marcus Burton (fractured tibia) and Marcus Jones (undisclosed injury).

• CU extended its scoring streak to 220 consecutive games. That's the 11th longest streak in NCAA history.

• Matt DiLallo was replaced on the Buffs' second punt by Isaac Garden, who punted the rest of the afternoon. Garden hit two punts for an average of 38.5 yards.

• Quarterback Bernard Jackson led CU in rushing with 105 yards on 17 attempts.

Jordon Dizon led the Buffs in tackles as he has much of the season. He was credited with eight Saturday. He also had a third-down stop, giving him 16 on the season. The CU single-season record is 18.

• Senior defensive end Alex Ligon saw his first action in several weeks. He promptly dropped KSU tailback James Johnson for a 5-yard loss on his first play. Edwin Harrison was back in the starting lineup.

• The Buffs gave up a season-high 493 yards to Kansas State.

• Attendance: 42,696


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