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Salaams 20th Anniversary Heisman Season Nebraska

Salaams 20th Anniversary Heisman Season Nebraska

BOULDER—Although it may not have seemed that way at first, life (and the season) went on for Rashaan Salaam and the Colorado Buffaloes as they returned to Folsom Field in week 9 to take on the Oklahoma State Cowboys one week after a devastating loss to third-ranked Nebraska. The...

Salaams 20th Anniversary Heisman Season Kansas State

Salaams 20th Anniversary Heisman Season Kansas State

BOULDER—After eight weeks of anticipation and hype, the biggest college football game of the 1994 regular season was finally in front of Rashaan Salaam and the Colorado Buffaloes. At long last, second-ranked CU and third-ranked Nebraska would meet at Lincoln’s Memorial Stadium...

Salaam's 20th Anniversary Heisman Season, Oklahoma

Salaam's 20th Anniversary Heisman Season, Oklahoma

BOULDER—With most of the country looking ahead to the following week’s colossal showdown with third-ranked and unbeaten Nebraska, the Buffs tried to keep their focus on the task at hand as they welcomed the 19th-ranked Kansas State Wildcats to Boulder in week 7.Rashaan Salaam,...

Salaam's 20th Anniversary Heisman Season, Texas

Salaam's 20th Anniversary Heisman Season, Texas

BOULDER—After nearly a month away from the friendly confines of Folsom Field, Rashaan Salaam and the Buffs finally returned home to take on the 22nd-ranked Oklahoma Sooners before what would be a sell-out crowd and a national television audience.Salaam had run roughshod over...

Rashaan Salaam on making good choices

Rashaan Salaam on making good choices

The next time 1994 Heisman Trophy winner Rashaan Salaam speaks to a group of youths as he does these days, they’ll hear words he would like to share with 2013 Heisman Trophy winner Jameis Winston if he had the opportunity. “With social media, you don’t have an opportunity to...

Salaams 20th Anniversary Heisman Season Wisconsin

Salaams 20th Anniversary Heisman Season Wisconsin

BOULDER - Rashaan Salaam entered Texas’ Memorial Stadium for Colorado’s Week 4 matchup with the No. 15 Texas Longhorns a victim of an intense October heatwave that threatened to stop the nation’s scoring leader in his tracks even before the game began.A week after a 141-yard, 2...

20th Anniversary, Rashaan Salaam's Heisman Season, 9 1 14

20th Anniversary, Rashaan Salaam's Heisman Season, 9 1 14

BOULDER - After handling Northeast Louisiana in the opener followed by a well-deserved bye week, the Colorado Buffaloes finally returned to action on September 17 for a primetime showcase under the lights of Folsom Field. The 7:30 start time would be, at that point, the latest...

20th Anniversary, Rashaan Salaam's Heisman Trophy Season

20th Anniversary, Rashaan Salaam's Heisman Trophy Season

BOULDER—The University of Colorado Buffaloes will relive the 1994 season of Heisman Trophy winner Rashaan Salaam throughout this season, the 20th Anniversary of his historic run to one of the most iconic trophies in all of sports. CU has teamed up with Tom Shanahan, a...

Rashaan Salaam and Heisman Trophy season

Rashaan Salaam and Heisman Trophy season

http://shanahan.report/a/rashaan-salaam-struggled-to-escape-nfl-pastNOTE: Story below was the first in a season long series on the 20th anniversary of Rashaan Salaam winning the 1994 Heisman Trophy. However, a computer hacker damaged most of the subsequent stories.A story hit the...

My story on Rashaan Salaam and comeback

My story on Rashaan Salaam and comeback

Note: My Union-Tribune story from March 25, 2003 at the start of Rashaan Salaam’s comeback attempt..By TOM SHANAHANBOCA RATON, Fla. – Rashaan Salaam is discussing the mistakes he made in the NFL, and his hopes for a comeback at age 28. As he drives his Land Rover to a nearby...