Starting early

Tight end DaVaughn Thornton signed a letter of intent with Colorado in February and has been making trips to Boulder to participate in 7-on-7 work with his future teammates. He was at the first spring practice Tuesday and stuck around afterward to catch some passes and talk to Scout.com. Get inside for more.

DaVaughn Thornton caught passes from Cody Hawkins after practice Tuesday and patiently listened as senior tight end Patrick Devenny explained some techniques. He's looking forward to joining the team in earnest this summer.