Buffs Pick up OT


Posted Oct 23, 2002


Tyler Polumbus, an offensive tackle prospect from Colorado, decides to stay home and play for the Buffloes. He committed to Colorado over Nebraska and Arizona.

The Colorado Buffaloes received a verbal commitment tonight from Tyler Polumbus. Polumbus, 6-8 and 240 pounds, plays for Englewood (Col.) Cherry Creek High School.

“I committed to Colorado tonight,” said Polumbus. "It was just the right choice for me. I almost committed to them (CU) after my junior year, but I wanted to play the process and see how things went. The staff has already said that I am going to redshirt and that is fine with me. That's what I want to do."

Polumbus took official visits to Nebraska (10-5), Arizona (9-28) and Colorado (10-19).

"I made it tougher on myself than I needed it to be. CU is the place where I wanted to go from the get go but I took some visits and went through the process. That just confused me. But visiting the other places just reminded me how much I love Boulder. Now I can fulfill my dream."

Polumbus has started on his offensive line for the last three seasons. As a sophomore and junior, he played offensive guard. This season, he has played tackle.


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