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After winning a prolonged competition for the job, Garrett Grayson's season debut as Colorado State's quarterback fell flat. The Rams got a couple of big plays on special teams but their offense sputtered much of the day, failing to keep up in a 41-27 loss to Colorado on Sunday night in the opener for both teams. ''I'm a little upset,'' said Grayson, who earned the job over sophomore Conner Smith and freshman Nick Stevens. ''I think things would be different if I would've gone out there and executed differently. I'm going to take the blame for it. I'm willing to do that for the team.'' Grayson completed 22 of 39 for 201 yards. He missed on some throws, was victimized by several drops and saw a completed pass go awry in the fourth quarter when Colorado's Greg Henderson scooped up a fumble and scored on a 53-yard return. ''We've just got to make plays,'' Grayson said. ''That really is all there is to it. We had guys open. I was missing them. We were dropping balls. But there's a l...
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