Posted On: 12/24/20 11:13 AM

The Colorado Buffaloes had a successful campaign under first-year head coach Karl Dorrell, winning four of five games and getting an invitation to play in the Alamo Bowl later this month.

The Buffaloes have also been active on the recruiting trail and landed three local prospects during the early Signing Day period a few weeks ago. Colorado also got a few walk-ons and former 2019 recruit from the state to join the program next fall.

Here is a look at the local prospects choosing to stay home and play for the Buffaloes in Boulder.

Signed prospects for Colorado

The majority of the class signed so far by Colorado is on the defensive side, but the three players from the state that signed letters of intent are on the offensive side of the ball.

Leading the trio is Heritage tight end Erik OlsenErikOlsen6'5" | TEHeritage | 2021StateCO. The No. 7 ranked prospect according to Prep Redzone Colorado, Olsen made a verbal commitment to the Buffaloes over the summer and held true on Signing Day. At 6-foot-5 and 240 pounds, he is a versatile athlete who can split out like a wide receiver, run solid routes and use his speed to get by defenders,

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