Jacob Knipp, UNC
The Bears’ starting quarterback didn’t earn the victory, but left Boulder with plenty of respect. He threw three deep touchdown passes against a defense that hadn’t allowed one all season and rebounded from several big hits.
Steven Montez, CU
Montez set career highs in passing yards (357) and passing touchdowns (4). He became the fourth quarterback in program history with two career 400-yard total offense games.
Phillip Lindsay, CU
The Buffaloes’ starting tailback rushed for 151 yards on 26 carries. Lindsay has scored at least one touchdown in 14 of his last 18 games.