So it’s not stunning to listen to that the senior security was upset when Hunter was knocked out of Saturday evening’s matchup vs. Colorado State after a nasty hit that drew an unsportsmanlike conduct penalty.
CSU defensive again Henry Blackburn, who levied the late hit on Hunter, has been the main focus of outrage from Buffaloes followers after the double-OT thriller. Hunter did not return after the primary quarter and was finally recognized with a lacerated liver—an damage that’s anticipated to sideline the two-way star for at least three weeks.
Among the many Colorado gamers who wished a chunk of Blackburn following the hit was Sanders.
“I actually wished to whoop that dude.”
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— Nikki Edwards (@nikkiedwardsss) September 19, 2023
“I actually wished to whoop that dude that did that to him for actual like after the sport or one thing,” Sanders mentioned whereas chatting with reporters on Tuesday. “If I see him simply round right here someplace, he acquired to be careful. However that actually made me mad, you already know, simply seeing him attempting to play soiled like that.”
Sanders additionally admitted he was stunned that Blackburn wasn’t ejected from the sport, nor suspended for the hit afterward.
As a senior, Sanders received’t get to retaliate subsequent time the Buffaloes and Rams play, however the junior Blackburn may return subsequent season. Hunter’s Colorado teammates might very effectively maintain a grudge going into the subsequent intrastate matchup.