Colorado-Baylor: The End of an Error?

October 17, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Will the loss to Baylor be the final straw?
Will this be the game which finally brings to an end the all-too-frustrating Dan Hawkins’ era?
Well, “no” … and “yes.”
Dan Hawkins will be on the sidelines for the Texas Tech game next weekend. In all likelihood, Hawkins will be patrolling the sidelines at Memorial Stadium in Lincoln the day after Thanksgiving.
But that should be it.
Six weeks from now, the 31-25 loss to Baylor will be looked as the turning point of the 2010 season.
A win over the Bears would have given the Buffs a 4-2 record at the midway point. With three winnable home games left on the calendar (plus a winnable game on the road against hapless Kansas), the Buffs would have been on their way to a winning season, or at least a 6-6 record and a bowl game.
With his first winning season still a possibility, Dan Hawkins might have found a way to save his job for yet another year.
Now, with a 3...

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