The Bears moved up to 37th in the Coaches Poll. They still received no votes from the AP Poll.
After missing the UC Davis rout, Matt Summers-Gavin should play against Colorado. He's still playing with the second unit, leading you to believe Donovan Edwards will still get the start at right tackle. And third tight end Jarrett Sparks's status for the game is uncertain.
- On not playing right tackle Matt Summers-Gavin, who missed most of training camp with a knee bruise but returned to practice last week: "We didn’t feel like we needed to risk that." Tedford said Summers-Gavin should play this week, and will continue to work with the second team.
Backup tight end Jarrett Sparks was the only player to be injured against UC Davis. Sparks suffered a sprained ankle but it’s not believed to be serious. Tedford said Sparks may be available for Saturday’s game against Colorado.