“We took a power nap, then got going,” Buderus said.
Buderus, 52, was born in Fort Collins, Colo., and graduated from Pomona High School in 1977. He received a degree in secondary education from Adams State College in 1981 before earning a master’s degree from the University of Phoenix in 2003. He played quarterback at Pomona and Adams State.
The Denver Broncos will recognize 10 High School Coach of the Week honorees during the regular season. Each weekly winner will receive a $1,000 donation from the NFL Youth Football Fund to be used in the school’s football program. Additionally, during the Broncos’ home game on Jan. 1, against Kansas City, the NFL/Denver Broncos High School Coach of the Year will be named and presented with a $2,000 donation to the school’s football program. This year’s selection committee is led by Neil Devlin of the Denver Post and includes Ring of Fame Member Billy Thompson of the Denver Broncos and Andy Lindahl of 850 KOA.