Coach Prime delivering on promise he made about Colorado football OL

Coach Prime is delivering on the promise he made to Buffs fans about the Colorado football OL.

Oct 12, 2023; Houston, Texas, USA; Houston Cougars wide receiver Joseph Manjack IV (0) celebrates
Oct 12, 2023; Houston, Texas, USA; Houston Cougars wide receiver Joseph Manjack IV (0) celebrates / Maria Lysaker-USA TODAY Sports

BuffZone's Brian Howell believes Coach Prime has delivered on his promise to successfully overhaul the Colorado football offensive line this offseason following the shocking December 7 commitment of 5-star OT Jordan Seaton and the December 9 transfer portal additions Tyler Johnson (via Houston) and Yakiri Walker (via UConn).

"Colorado head coach Deion Sanders promised an offensive line overhaul and he’s delivering," Howell prefaced before saying, "On Saturday, two starters from FBS teams committed to the Buffaloes. Former UConn center Yakiri Walker and former Houston guard Tyler Johnson both announced their verbal commitments to CU."

Coach Prime claimed on October 28, following Colorado's 28-16 loss to UCLA, that the Buffs would need to find replacements for an offensive line whose pass protection, or lack thereof, made them one-dimensional.

""The line ... the line has to improve; there ain't no aspect," Deion Sanders said. "It's a struggle, a struggle to run the ball. We've got to figure that out, because now you're one-dimensional and it's easy to stop a team when they're one-dimensional. The big picture you go get new linemen. That's the picture and I'm going to paint it perfectly."

B/R encouraged that Coach Prime can turn Colorado football offense around quickly through recruiting

Bleacher Report's Adam Wells believes that the recent Colorado offensive line turnover gives hope that the Buffs could make an immediate turnaround due to the potential Shedeur Sanders has already shown despite being behind a lackluster OL.

"This season did showcase the type of skill-position talent Sanders can recruit, but the next step in the offense's evolution is being able to stop opposing defenses in the trenches," Wells prefaced before saying, "The early returns for Sanders in recruiting and the transfer portal are very encouraging that Colorado can fix those protection issues quickly."

Given Coach Prime's College Football Playoff hopes, or as he says, expectations, this offensive line overhaul is exactly what was needed.