Colorado’s most outstanding big-play menace is attempting to work by a bum wheel.
With subsequent week’s season opener in opposition to Colorado State quick approaching, senior huge receiver Juwann Winfree nonetheless is making an attempt to shake off a nagging hamstring harm that has restricted him all through the preseason. Winfree didn’t take part within the Buffaloes’ open scrimmage on Aug. 11, and within the almost two full weeks since Winfree has been diligently working to get his recreation, and his hamstring, again up to the mark.
“It’s a little bit bit irritating, but it surely’s one thing that’s actual minor,” Winfree stated. “I do know I’m going to be again. I’m again working routes and I’m simply right here to ensure the workforce is wanting good. I’ve nonetheless been working as laborious as I can, or as a lot as I can with the restrictions. I’m nonetheless catching balls day-after-day in observe, after observe. I’m nonetheless getting the work in. It’s simply working full velocity proper now, that’s the one factor I’m restricted in. I really feel as soon as I get again in, I’ll be fantastic.”
Regardless of a mostly-new forged of faces amongst CU’s deep corps of receivers, the unit as soon as once more expects to be one of many strengths of the workforce in 2018. But depth and flexibility of these receivers will take a big hit if Winfree isn’t at full power when the Buffs and CSU collide on Aug. 31 within the Rocky Mountain Showdown in Denver.