When Colorado trailed Colorado State by eight factors within the fourth quarter of Saturday’s Rocky Mountain Showdown, quarterback Shedeur Sanders delivered a “Tom Brady”-like 98-yard game-tying drive capped with a two-point conversion to drive extra time in opposition to the Rams.
In extra time, Sanders went on to steer the Buffaloes to a the win and added extra gasoline to the fireplace surrounding his candidacy as a reliable identify to probably take house the coveted Heisman Trophy award. The Colorado sign caller’s newest efficiency prompted Fox coloration commentator and former Buffaloes quarterback Joel Klatt to say that Sanders was the “most clutch participant” in faculty soccer.
“In opposition to Colorado State, [Sanders] scored on his remaining three drives of regulation, subject aim, subject aim, landing,” Klatt said on The Joel Klatt Show. “Sanders led three straight landing drives in opposition to TCU, and in each a kind of drives, Colorado had a deficit. They [Buffaloes] needed to rating touchdowns in opposition to Nebraska. It was a good recreation. …He’s essentially the most clutch participant in faculty soccer. He performed his finest ball when his finest was wanted. That’s what nice gamers do,” Klatt mentioned.
Sanders, the son of Colorado head coach Deion Sanders, threw for 348 yards on 38-of-47 passing with 4 touchdowns and one interception—his first of the season—in Saturday’s recreation. In three video games this yr, Sanders has thrown for 1,251 yards and 10 touchdowns.