BOULDER, Colorado (Ticker) -- Joel Klatt passed for 371 yards and three touchdowns and Bobby Purify rushed for three scores as Colorado rolled to a 52-21 rout of North Texas.
It could not have been any rockier of an offseason for the Buffaloes as former players were accused of rape and coach Gary Barnett's job was in jeopardy after an investigation found recruits were lured to the school with sex and alcohol.
But behind Klatt and Purify, the Buffaloes are 3-0 for the first time since 1998.
Klatt went 26-of-33 with two of his TD passes coming in a 21-point second quarter. Purify added an 11-yard TD run in the second quarter, helping the Buffaloes open a 35-14 cushion.
Purify, who rushed for 112 yards, also had scoring runs of 11 and 24 yards in the opening quarter.
The contest featured more than 1,000 yards of total offense. Colorado held a 586-507 advantage in total offense.
Jamario Thomas ripped apart the Buffaloes' defense, carrying 32 times for 247 yards and two touchdowns.
Scott Hall completed 18-of-31 passes for 190 yards and TD for the Mean Green (0-3).