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Colorado State football assistant Jeff Hammerschmidt hired by New York Jets

Colorado State football coach Mike Bobo checked one item off his to-do list Friday then immediately had two others.

CSU Football staff celebrate a special Signing Day

  Live it up, Colorado State Rams football staff. It’s been a momentous National Signing Day 2016 for CSU Football. There was the six-hour long Signing Day event hosted by Brian Roth, there was head coach Mike Bobo’s press conference and appreciations all around. Like this one from Athletic Director Joe Parker: Congratulations to Mike, [...]
Via BSN Denver
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Mike Bobo embracing social media in recruiting, keeping Ram family tight

Welcome to 2016, when Twitter, Snapchat, that one with the “P” (Periscope) rule the world. Well, Colorado State Rams head coach Mike Bobo has decided to adapt with the times, he’s embracing social media as a way to communicate and connect with the 17-through- 20-year old players he’s recruiting. This morning, in the heat of National Signing [...]
Via BSN Denver
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Colorado State loads up with 26-player football recruiting class

A year ago, new Colorado State coach Mike Bobo was on the job for only six weeks before national letter of intent day, with limited recruiting windows remaining.

College recruiter didn't think 'baby-faced' Stafford would be any good

Colorado State head coach Mike Bobo was the man who recruited Detroit Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford to Georgia a decade ago, and his first impression of the Texas native was not a good one.Before watching his game film, Bobo saw a picture of Stafford and immediately thought he was a "baby-faced kid" who stood no chance with the Bulldogs.Vie ESPN's Michael Rothstein:Stafford...
Via Fox Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

2016 Colorado State Rams football Signing Day class

A look at the 2016 Colorado State Rams football Signing Day class.

National Signing Day 2016: Colorado State Football tracker

  The day many have been anticipating for months has finally arrived: National Signing Day 2016. That’s right, Ram Fam 16 is coming together as you read these words, and it’s a big-time class for a program who wants to make the leap into the wild world of massive college football programs. Colorado State Football is impressing [...]
Via BSN Denver
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Kobe Bryant reaches out to Colorado State’s Emmanuel Omogbo

Two weeks ago, Colorado State forward Emmanuel Omogbo received some devastating news when he learned that his parents and twin niece and nephew were killed in a house fire in his home state of Maryland. Since then, people from across the country have reached out to him and a GoFundMe page was started to help him out, which has raised nearly $100,000 for Omogbo’s family. He even...
Via Campus Sports Net
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Colorado State football’s big weekend: Four remarkable recruits commit

  What a big weekend it was for Colorado State Rams football. Just two days now separate us from National Signing Day, and it’s shaping up to be one of the biggest in terms of recruiting big-time players in recent memory. First, it was Robert Awunganyi, a multi-positional athlete out of John Burroughs High School [...]
Via BSN Denver
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Kobe Bryant offers support to Colorado State player whose parents died in house fire

On Jan. 19, Colorado State Rams junior forward Emmanuel Omogbo lost his parents as well as his sister's 2-year-old twins in a deadly fire at their home in Maryland. The next day, Omogbo suited up for the team's game against Air Force with a very heavy heart and received the game ball in a 83-79 Rams victory."Most gallant effort I ever saw," Colorado State coach Larry Eustachy said...
Via Fox Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Josh Adams lifts Wyoming to victory over Colorado State

LARAMIE — The writing was on the wall.Colorado State was tied 32-32 with Wyoming at halftime Saturday — not a bad spot for the Rams, given the difficulty of any conference road game

Colorado State to face Wyoming for first time since Cowboys helped burst Rams' NCAA bubble

FORT COLLINS — As if Colorado State needed any incentive to dislike Wyoming any more, the Cowboys gave the Rams plenty last season.

Opposing fans give Colorado State's Emmanuel Omogbo a standing ovation

Colorado State forward Emmanuel Omogbo rejoined the team earlier this week, and when he checked into Wednesday night's game at San Jose State, he was greeted with a standing ovation from the opposing fans.Eight days earlier, Omogbo had lost both of his parents and his sister's 2-year-old twins in a house fire in suburban Maryland.Omogbo, who had started the first 18 games of the...
Via Fox Sports
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Videos: Colorado State give Emmanuel Omogbo standing ovation in return

This past week, Colorado State forward Emmanuel Omogbo suffered a horrific tragedy when his parents and two-year-old twin niece and nephew were killed in a house fire. He took the weekend off to go out to Maryland to be with the rest of his family. He returned to his team on Tuesday and hit the court for the first time in nearly a week Wednesday night against San Jose State. When...
Via Campus Sports Net
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Scott leads Colorado State over San Jose State 74-66

FORT COLLINS, Colo. (AP) Antwan Scott scored 23 points and Colorado State defeated San Jose State 74-66 on Wednesday night. Scott was only 1 of 8 from 3-point range but 6 of 7 otherwise and 8 of 10 from the free-throw line as he surpassed 20 points for the third consecutive game. Emmanuel Omogbo added 11 points and Tiel Daniels 10 points and nine rebounds for the Rams (12-8,...
Via AP on Fox
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Recap: Rams welcome back Emmanuel Omogbo with 74-66 win over SJSU

  Welcome back, Emmanuel Omogbo. The 20-year old forward left his Colorado State Rams men’s basketball team due to four deaths in his family in an apartment fire last Monday night. His team welcomed him back with open arms, and earned a second win since the incident, knocking off San Jose State 74-66 inside Moby [...]
Via BSN Denver
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Watch: Kevin Pierre-Louis in NFL Scouting Combine and Pro Day preparation

  Kevin Pierre-Louis is looking to follow in the footsteps of many former Colorado State Rams football players and become a “Next Level Ram” even though he wasn’t part of the college all-star games like his six former teammates. No, Pierre-Louis wasn’t invited to an all-star game, but he hasn’t given up on his dream [...]
Via BSN Denver
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Watch: Kivon Cartwright interviewed, impressive as East-West Shrine Game kicks off Saturday

  Next Level Rams are everywhere you look. On Sunday, Shaquil Barrett will represent Colorado State Rams football when he suits up with the Denver Broncos in the AFC Championship game against the New England Patriots. In his second season, Barrett’s been an impressive pass-rusher, and along with his special teams skills, he’s been notable all year long. Crockett Gillmore played...
Via BSN Denver
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Colorado State raises money for player who lost parents, nieces in fire

Colorado State forward Emmanuel Omogbo had to deal with tragedy earlier this week, when a house fire claimed the lives of both his parents and his twin neices. According to the Washington Post, Omogbo’s sister, the mother of the twins, survived the fire after jumping from a second story window. While Omogbo is dealing with the tragic losses of his family members, he is receiving...
Via Campus Sports Net
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Colorado State raises more than $54k for Emmanuel Omogbo in less than a day

Before the start of Colorado State's game at Air Force on Wednesday night, it was revealed that starting forward Emmanuel Omogbo has lost both his parents and his sister's 2-year-old twins the day before in a house fire at their suburban Maryland home.Omogbo, who did not start for the first time this season, played 10 minutes in Colorado State's 83-79 win.The Colorado State compliance...
Via Fox Sports
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Emmanuel Omogbo plays despite personal tradegy

The Mountain West conference game between Colorado State and Air Force played in Colorado Springs on Jan. 20 was a game most people were not paying attention to. Neither team is in position to reach the NCAA Tournament, and most would not look at the game as an important one. But for junior forward Emmanuel […]
Via Full Scale Sports
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Support pours in for family of Colorado State Rams forward Omogbo

Support for Emmanuel Omogbo and his grief-stricken family came pouring in Wednesday after Colorado State established a GoFundMe campaign to raise funds following Tuesday's tragedy in which Omogbo's parents, niece and nephew died in a house fire just outside of Washington, D.C.

Colorado State launches fundraiser for player whose parents died in fire

Colorado State has launched an online fundraiser in hopes of supporting junior forward Emmanuel Omogbo, whose parents died in a fire on Tuesday morning. Omogbo’s parents were pulled out of their house in Chillum, Md. during a fire, but they died on the scene. Omogbo’s sister’s 2-year-old twins were also at the home and were taken to a hospital where they also died. Some family...
Via Larry Brown Sports
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Rams win one for Emmanuel Omogbo, beat Air Force 83-79

It was a weird one down in Colorado Springs, but not because of the game, because of the tragedy the day before. Forward Emmanuel Omogbo’s parents, along with his two-year old niece and nephew, died in a house fire the night before. But, there was Omogbo playing for his Colorado State Rams against the rival Air Force Falcons, somehow, some way. Interestingly, Omogbo didn’t start...
Via BSN Denver
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Colorado St basketball player loses parents in house fire

AIR FORCE ACADEMY, Colo. (AP) Colorado State junior forward Emmanuel Omogbo entered the game against Air Force early in the first half Wednesday night, a day after losing his parents and two young relatives in a house fire. Fire officials in Maryland said Caroline and Samson Omogbo died at the scene in a blaze early Tuesday in Chillum. His sister's 2-year-old twins were taken to...
Via AP on Fox
16 days ago  |  Discuss
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