Colorado’s Shilo Sanders ejected for targeting
Paolo Uggetti, ESPNOct 28, 2023, 09:43 PM ET Colorado safety Shilo Sanders was disqualified from Saturday’s matchup versus UCLA at the Rose Bowl after a targeting call prior to halftime.With UCLA up 7-6
and in Colorado area late in the second quarter, Bruins quarterback Ethan Garbers found running back Carsen Ryan on a pass throughout the middle of the field. Sanders, who was running at full speed toward Ryan, appeared to lead with his shoulder on the hit. However during contact, Sanders ‘helmet struck Ryan’s. Editor’s Picks As flags flew toward Sanders following the tackle, the child of Buffaloes coach Deion Sanders bent in event on what would have been a third-down stop. The play was reviewed for targeting and verified, providing the Bruins a first down and sending Shilo Sanders to the sidelines for the rest of the contest.Sanders has 36 tackles, one forced fumble and one interception this season.The Buffaloes under Deion Sanders are 4-3 this season after beginning 3-0. With 5 games left, Colorado requires two more wins to become bowl eligible for the first time since 2020 and a year after the Buffaloes went 1-11.