One of Colorado's most experienced players has decided to hang up his cleats.

CU confirmed Thursday that senior offensive lineman Aaron Haigler, who graduated in December, has decided to give up the sport and not play his final year with the Buffaloes.

A 6-foot-7, 295-pound guard/tackle, Haigler played in 36 games over the past three years, with 27 starts. Going into the 2019 season, only senior offensive lineman Tim Lynott has more career starts, with 33.

Haigler, the only junior captain last season, had started several games at tackle and guard during his career. He was in the starting lineup for 20 of CU's 24 games over the last two seasons.

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