One more second. Maybe two. Sefo Liufau needed just a little more time to let his receiver break free.
The Colorado quarterback could feel pressure coming up the middle, but he waited until the last moment, releasing the ball just before getting leveled by a blitzing safety.
“The guy was a little faster than I thought,” Liufau said, smiling at the memory. “He took a good shot at me.”
Though Liufau’s throw sailed incomplete, a pass interference penalty kept the drive going. He picked himself off the turf — bent-over, wincing — and completed his next two passes for a go-ahead touchdown in last weekend’s victory over...