According to the broadcast on ESPN, Colorado's two-way standout Travis Hunter was rushed to a local hospital during the Buffaloes' victory over Colorado State on Saturday night.
The game ended with Colorado beating Colorado State 43-35. After following first-year coach Deion Sanders from Jackson State to Colorado, Hunter, who plays both wide receiver and cornerback for the No.
18 Buffs, made an early impression on the race for the Heisman Trophy with his performance in the season's first two games after making the move from Jackson State to Colorado.
During the first quarter of the game, Colorado State safety Henry Blackburn delivered a vicious hit to Hunter, who was playing wide receiver at the time. Hunter stayed down on the field to receive treatment from
the trainers after the blow. It was completely needless to give Blackburn a penalty for roughness. After initially leaving the field after the collision,
It was not immediately obvious whether Blackburn's strike was responsible for Hunter's departure, but it made for an early flashpoint in a competition that was already rife with heightened tension.
Blackburn's hit made for an early flashpoint in a competition that was already rife with heightened tension. Shedeur Sanders, the quarterback for Colorado, confronted Blackburn face to face after the hit in order to defend Hunter.
Hunter, who was considered the top overall talent for the Class of 2022, shocked the world of college football when he announced his decision to play for Jackson State and Sanders instead of Florida State,
where he had been committed for a significant amount of time. He has built a close friendship with Sanders, who like him played both offense and defense during his time in college football.