COLORADO STATE RAMS NEWS

Time to dig deep in Fort Collins

It’s officially time to refocus. Push all of our baseball angst off to the side and gaze forward. We’re a mere 49 days from the Rocky Mountain Showdown, which marks the start of football season. Not that the game itself will be all that significant, but what it signals absolutely is; football is back! This year’s game between Colorado and Colorado State figures to be a lot...
Via Mile High Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Transfer Bubu Palo is no longer committed to Colorado State

Former Iowa State guard Bubu Palo is no longer committed to transferring to Colorado State, he told the Ames Tribune in a text message Tuesday night. Palo, who graduated ISU this spring, announced his intention to join the Rams and coach Larry Eustachy less than a month ago. In order to play this upcoming season, Palo will need a waiver from the NCAA granting him a sixth year of...
Via Pro Sports Daily
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Colorado State's Jon Octeus headed to UCLA, eligible for 2014-15

Colorado State transfer Jon Octeus has committed to UCLA, CBSSports.com has learned. The 6-4 guard averaged 13.4 points last season and will be immediately eligible in 14-15 since he's already graduated. The addition of Octeus will help the Bruins replace the void left by the departures of Jordan Adams, Kyle Anderson, and Zach LaVine, who were all drafted in the first round...
Via Pro Sports Daily
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Point guard Jon Octeus leaves Colorado State basketball

CSU basketball lost some star power Monday when Jon Octeus announced he wouldn't return to the team for his senior year. Octeus, the Rams' point guard, started all 32 games for Colorado State University as a junior last season, averaging 13.4 points and 4.7 rebounds per game — good for third on the team in both categories. Details on the reasoning of his departure are...
Via Pro Sports Daily
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Paralyzed, Juliano Pinto kicked off the World Cup 2014 with a mind controlled robotic exoskeleton's aid

Thanks to “Project Walk Again”, a collaboration between the Technical University of Munich, the Edmond and Lily Safra International Institute of Neuroscience of Natal in Brazil and Colorado State University, 29-year-old Juliano Pinto kicked the first ball at the 2014 World Cup in Brazil thanks to a mind controlled robotic exoskeleton's aid. [Next Impulse Sports]Here we go...
Via Bob's Blitz
June 13, 2014  |  Discuss

2015 SG Anthony Bonner commits to Colorado State

CSU still has two men’s basketball scholarships it’s looking to fill for next season, but the Rams got a jump on their 2015 recruiting class Monday with an early pledge. Anthony Bonner, a 6-foot-2 shooting guard from Lawrence, Kansas, told The Coloradoan on Monday that he made his verbal commitment to Colorado State University following his weekend visit to Fort Collins. He’s...
Via Pro Sports Daily
June 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Colorado State's Kevin Davis, Josh Lovingood granted extra year in football

Colorado State's football program received good news this week as the Mountain West conference granted medical hardships for both linebacker Kevin Davis and defensive lineman Josh Lovingood. "We were grateful the league OK'd medical hardships for both Kevin and Josh," CSU head coach Jim McElwain said Wednesday. "That gives us a big boost for their future and...
Via Pro Sports Daily
May 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Weston Richburg to New York Giants: Scouting report, highlights and analysis

With the 43rd overall selection in the 2014 NFL Draft, the New York Giants showed they were still focused on rebuilding the offensive line, picking up Colorado State offensive lineman Weston Richburg. Richburg was the top center in this year’s draft and is versatile enough to play all five positions along the offensive line if necessary. He is a durable, physical presence who should...
Via cover32 - Giants
May 09, 2014  |  Discuss

5 things you should know about New York Giants’ second-round pick Weston Richburg

The New York Giants made their second-round selection on Friday evening, taking Weston Richburg out of Colorado State. In the coming weeks, there will be plenty of coverage of the newest member of the Giants. But in the meantime, here are five things to know about the talented offensive lineman: 1. Richburg is a durable athlete who started all 50 games of his college career. 2. As...
Via cover32 - Giants
May 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Purdue RB transferring to Colorado State

Sophomore Purdue Running back Dalyn Dawkins will transfer to Colorado State University.  According to the Coloradoan, Dawkins is transferring to CSU in hope for more playing time.  Dalyn stated that, “I was unhappy with my situation at Purdue, so regardless, I was going to transfer, I just needed to figure out where the best opportunity was,” said Dawkins, 5-foot-9, 175 pounds...
Via NCAA Football Zone
May 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Trinity grad Dalyn Dawkins transfers to Colorado State

Dalyn Dawkins, a Trinity High School product who played a season at Purdue, told The Coloradoan newspaper on Thursday morning that he's transferring to Colorado State University. Dawkins, the nephew of former Denver Broncos safety Brian Dawkins, played sparingly for a one-win Boilmakers team as a true freshman last season, carrying the ball 32 times for 115 yards while making...
Via Pro Sports Daily
May 08, 2014  |  Discuss

NC State QB Pete Thomas transfers to Louisiana-Monroe

Will the third school be the charm for Pete Thomas? Louisiana-Monroe announced Tuesday that the quarterback will join its football program this summer after transferring from North Carolina State. Thomas graduates in May and will be immediately eligible for the Warhawks in 2014. Louisiana-Monroe will be the third school that Thomas has suited up for, as he began his college career...
Via Pro Sports Daily
April 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Colorado State quarterback requires surgery after injuring himself moving a couch

Moving a couch has never been more dangerous than it was for Colorado State Rams quarterback Garrett Grayson on Friday.Apparently, the signal caller suffered a freak injury while hoisting the piece of furniture in the air. The injury is so severe that it will require Grayson to undergo surgery.From the Denver Post:Garrett injured his clavicle this morning while moving a couch,...
Via Bush League Chronicle
April 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Steelers 2014 NFL Draft Player Profiles – Colorado State TE Crockett Gillmore

Good friend Dave-Te' Thomas of Scouting Services has finished his player profiles of several of the top 2014 NFL Draft prospects and over the course of the next few weeks I will be posting the ones that the Pittsburgh Steelers will more than likely have interest in. While Colorado State TE Crockett Gillmore hasn't been […] Steelers 2014 NFL Draft Player Profiles – Colorado...
Via Steelers Depot
April 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Revenge of the Couches: Colorado St. QB Garrett Grayson injured moving a couch.

Be afraid. The couches want revenge. College football who like to celebrate/riot after games by burning couches take note. The couches are starting to fight back. Colorado State says quarterback Garrett Grayson has undergone surgery after injuring his left clavicle while moving a couch but is expected to recover in time for summer strength and conditioning workouts.Apparently...
Via Shirts With Random Triangles
April 26, 2014  |  Discuss

2014 NFL Draft Tight End Preview – Crockett Gillmore

Welcome to the preview of what is the most underrated position when it comes to fantasy football and scouting future prospects in your leagues … it’s the tight ends. These players can often make or break your season. If you find a gem, you get a major boost to go alongside your top selections. If you end up picking some busts, then you are scrambling to make up the missing points...
Via FF Locker Room
April 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Colorado State C Weston Richburg Could Be A “Surprise Pick” In Round One

  Tony Pauline of DraftInsider.net reports that Colorado State C Weston Richburg “could be the surprise pick in round one.” Pauline mentions that the center position is expected to be a weak position in this year’s draft class, which could lead to teams reaching for someone like Richburg. According to Pauline, Richburg is being compared to Jets Pro-Bowl center Nick Mangold...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
April 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Likely starter at RB granted release by Colorado State

With leading rusher Kapri Bibbs leaving Colorado State for the NFL, it was thought that Donnell Alexander would be first in line to replace the talented running back. Unfortunately for head coach Jim McElwain and his offensive coaching staff, they’ll be forced to look at other options to fill the sizable hole left by Bibbs’ early departure. Following practice Saturday, McElwain...
Via Pro Sports Daily
March 31, 2014  |  Discuss

CSU Rams coach Jim McElwain wants Garrett Grayson to be a great QB

With Garrett Grayson playing well down the stretch last season and seemingly entrenched as Colorado State's starting quarterback, Rams coach Jim McElwain isn't going to be fielding questions after each spring practice about the state of the quarterback race. "Isn't that nice?" McElwain said with a smile Monday. But that doesn't mean Mc- Elwain isn'...
Via Pro Sports Daily
March 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Colorado State losing QB to transfer

With Colorado State set to commence its second spring practice under head coach Jim McElwain, the Rams have seen the quarterback position take a hit in both depth and experience. At his pre-spring press conference Monday, McElwain confirmed that Conner Smith has decided to leave the football program and transfer to another school. To where the Texas native is headed is unknown...
Via Pro Sports Daily
March 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Gerson Santo to miss CSU's postseason run with career-ending injury

Colorado State men's basketball coach Larry Eustachy announced Monday afternoon that senior forward Gerson Santo suffered a fracture to his left hand early in CSU's regular-season finale at Wyoming on Saturday, ending the Brazilian big man's career on the court for CSU. "This is just a devastating loss for our team, but more importantly for Gerson," said Eustachy...
Via Pro Sports Daily
March 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Colorado State's Daniel Bejarano delays surgery, has huge season

Colorado State players say they couldn't imagine what the season might have become if standout guard Daniel Bejarano had decided to have knee surgery before New Year's Day. Or perhaps Bejarano's teammates did imagine it. "Daniel knows that this team without him, we would be nothing," said junior forward J.J. Avila. Bejarano took one for the team. He felt...
Via Pro Sports Daily
March 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Former CSU Rams star Kapri Bibbs sets course to make it in NFL

For starters at the NFL scouting combine, Kapri Bibbs could not overlook his introduction. The college football nation got to know Bibbs as a running back during his breakout sophomore season at Colorado State, where he tied for the NCAA major-college lead with 31 touchdowns rushing and ranked sixth with 1,741 yards rushing. Bibbs the young man with the engaging personality, however...
Via Pro Sports Daily
February 26, 2014  |  Discuss

CSU Rams hire former Wyoming DB to strength-and-conditioning position

Colorado State announced Tuesday that Michael Ray, a former defensive back at Wyoming, has been hired as CSU’s assistant strength-and-conditioning coach. Ray spent the past three years as Wyoming’s assistant sports-performance coach. He replaces Rashard Harris, who was named head strength-and-position coach at Alabama A&M. A native Oklahoman, Ray completed his playing...
Via Pro Sports Daily
February 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Which College Football Programs Held The Best Home Field Advantage During The BCS Era?

Boise State has some serious HFA If you’re an avid reader of College Spun, then you know we’re all about BCS-era stats posts. This time around, we thought we’d take a look at which programs held the best home field advantage during the 16-year period. With the help of the BCS Database, we compiled the home records for every team that played at the FBS football level during...
Via College Spun
February 17, 2014  |  Discuss
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