Omarion Cooper, Carter Stoutmire in ‘tight’ battle for starting CB spot opposite Travis Hunter

The Colorado Buffaloes have a few position battles coming down to the final few days. One of them is the cornerback spot opposite two-way star Travis Hunter.

Hunter, who has dazzled in camp and recently made a must-see interception, is locked in as one of the starters. However, the other spot is up for grabs between freshman Carter Stoutmire and Florida State transfer Omarion Cooper, head coach Deion Sanders revealed on Tuesday.

With the TCU Horned Frogs being the first opponent for the Buffs, it would be surprising to see the true freshman win the battle, but then again, Sanders lets the play do the talking.

It’s an extremely tight race, and Coach Prime even joked that whoever gets off the bus faster will get the spot. Nonetheless, both players will likely get ample playing time, and having too much talent is never a bad problem.

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