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Colorado State asks to borrow $220 million in bonds sales for new stadium

According to documents filed with the Legislature's Capital Development Committee, Colorado State University has asked to borrow $220 million in bonds sales to build its new on-campus stadium.

Colorado State's J.J. Avila named MW player of week

Colorado State senior forward J.J. Avila was voted Mountain West Conference player of the week for the first time in his career, the league announced Monday.

Avila's leads Colorado St. past San Diego St.

FORT COLLINS, Colo. (AP) -- J.J. Avila scored a season-high 29 points, on 12-of-16 shooting, to help Colorado State hold off a late surge by San Diego State for a 79-73 win Saturday night. Colorado State (18-2, 5-2 Mountain West) led by as many as 12 in the second half and Stanton Kidd's 3-pointer with 9:40 to go gave the Rams a 65-55 advantage. Malik Pope, who led San Diego State...
Via Fox Sports San Diego
2 days ago  |  Discuss

J.J. Avila's 29 points help CSU hold off San Diego STate

J.J. Avila scored 29 points, including a defended running jumper in the lane in the closing moments, and Colorado State held off San Diego State 79-73.

Colorado State Seniors Gush Over Jim McElwain

Jim McElwain received really high praise from his former Colorado State players at the Senior Bowl this week.
Via Gamedayr
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Embarrassment of riches in backcourt sparks CSU Rams

When their guards need a breather, the Colorado State Rams (16-2) don't just bring in reinforcements. They bring some juice.

WATCH: Colorado State and Air Force Basketball Teams Get in to Nice Little Scuffle

It makes no sense to me when football players fight since the only thing they can do is hurt the team with penalties or by getting ejected. When basketball players throw down you are talking about the potential for some actual damage being done.So--was there any when Air Force and Colorado State got in to a small fight during Saturday's game?Read more »
Via FatManWriting
18 days ago  |  Discuss

College Athlete of the Year

All he needed was a boot. One of the bronze variety. Entering what would become a turnaround season in 2013, many observers felt like quarterback was a position of weakness at Colorado State. The Rams were coming off a 4-8 campaign in Jim McElwain’s first year. As a sophomore, starting quarterback Garrett Grayson had suffered a broken collarbone and missed the last five weeks of...
Via Mile High Sports
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Georgia Recruiting: Trenton Thompson is “100 percent” Positive About His Decision

One of the first names that came immediately to mind after the departure of the now Colorado State Head Coach, Mike Bobo, was 5-star DT Trenton Thompson. It was no secret that Thompson was a Bobo target and that the… Read more → The post Georgia Recruiting: Trenton Thompson is “100 percent” Positive About His Decision appeared first on The Lady Sportswriter.
Via The Lady Sportswriter
December 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Pat Narduzzi Turned Down Colorado State To Pursue Opening At Pitt

According to earlier reports, Georgia offensive coordinator Mike Bobo will be the next head coach at Colorado State. He may not have been the only big name assistant coach involved in the search. Yahoo!’s Pat Forde is reporting that Michigan State defensive coordinator Pat Narduzzi turned down CSU to pursue the open Pitt job. Y sources: Mike Bobo to CSU now a done deal, will be...
Via College Spun
December 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Denver Post: Colorado State “Closing In On A Deal” With Georgia OC Mike Bobo

georgiadogs.com Back on December 4, Colorado State saw its head coach, Jim McElwain, leave the program to take the job with the Florida Gators. It looks like the Rams could be tapping into UF’s rival, Georgia, to find his replacement. According to Terry Frei of The Denver Post, UGA offensive coordinator Mike Bobo is likely headed to Fort Collins. Frei is reporting that CSU is...
Via College Spun
December 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Utah WR Kaelin Clay: Talk to the Ball Because the Hand is Busy Holding It!

After taking Utah wide receiver Kaelin Clay out of bounds it appears that Colorado State defensive back Preston Hodges may have had a thing or two to say to Clay. Rather than get in a war of words with Hodges on his sideline and surrounded by his teammates Clay opted to do something else.Something much more expressive that could have only been improved had he added two snaps and...
Via FatManWriting
December 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Colorado State Rocking New Retro Uniforms For Las Vegas Bowl

Colorado State, fresh off of a 10-win regular season, will take on a ranked Utah squad Saturday in the Royal Purple Las Vegas Bowl. To celebrate the occasion, it looks like the Rams will be turning back the dial a bit. The Rams will be wearing new white uniforms with their retro “orange bone” helmets. The “A” on the shoulders refers to their pre-1957 team name – which was...
Via College Spun
December 20, 2014  |  Discuss

2015 NFL Draft: Las Vegas Bowl Preview – Utah vs. Colorado State

The Colorado State football program has risen to tremendous heights in the last few years. They’ve become one of the best teams in the Mountain West Conference. The Rams built such a strong program they saw their architect poached by an SEC team. Jim McElwain, the former CSU head coach, was tabbed to run the Florida Gators next season. The Rams begin the days following the McElwain...
Via Optimum Scouting
December 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Georgia OC Mike Bobo Is Interviewing For The Colorado State Head Coaching Job

Yesterday, one Colorado State fan made it very apparent who he wanted for offensive coordinator. While we’re not sure of the status of Scott Frost with regard to the CSU opening, one SEC offensive coordinator is interviewing for the job, according to his athletic director. News: Mike Bobo is interviewing for the vacant head coaching position at Colorado State, according to UGA...
Via College Spun
December 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Mike Bobo Interviewing For Colorado State Head Coaching Position

Mike Bob is reportedly interviewing for the Colorado State head coaching position.
Via Gamedayr
December 17, 2014  |  Discuss

CSU Fan Has Edited Scott Frost’s Wikipedia Page, Making Him Rams Head Coach, Putting Team In Big 12

Colorado State fans have a reason to be optimistic. Even though they lost head coach Jim McElwain to Florida, the team is 10-2 and has a good bowl match-up against Utah to look forward to. A wishful-thinking Rams fan has his choice for next CSU head coach, and made it known via Wikipedia. The fan has Oregon offensive coordinator Scott Frost taking the opening in Fort Collins…oh...
Via College Spun
December 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Rams prevail in Boulder, move to 9-0

The Colorado State men’s basketball team extended their program-best season-opening win streak to nine games on Wednesday, as they took down the rival CU Buffs by a final score of 62-60. While the Rams managed to come out on the winning side eventually, it was anything but easy for the visitors from Fort Collins. Colorado led for virtually the entire first half, and took a 32...
Via Mile High Sports
December 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Time to get greedy about college basketball

It’s hard to beat the college basketball atmosphere that was on display last night in Boulder for Colorado State’s thrilling 62-60 win over Colorado. For Rams fans, winning three of four team contests with their in-state “big brother” this school year is about as good as it gets. But there is a way for things to get better. This is not to imply in any way shape or form that...
Via Mile High Sports
December 11, 2014  |  Discuss

College athletes now have a voice thanks to social media

Via Matt Clapp [@SharapovasThigh], a number of Colorado State football players were not too happy on Thursday morning, when news of Jim McElwain’s decision to become Florida’s next head coach became official. Colorado State lost its leader, but the loss itself wasn’t the issue — it was the way it happened, at least for the players who used to be (past tense) under McElwain’s...
Via Awful Announcing
December 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Sorting through the replacements at CSU

What happened on a chilly December morning in 2011 was not unexpected. New Colorado State University athletic director Jack Graham had watched the Rams fall to Wyoming in the season finale to complete a third straight 3-9 season under head coach Steve Fairchild. So when Graham announced Fairchild’s dismissal, it came as no surprise. Fast forward to December 2014. Graham is gone...
Via Mile High Sports
December 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Baldwin interim coach as McElwain goes to Florida

Colorado State offensive coordinator Dave Baldwin will step in as interim coach for the team's upcoming bowl game after Jim McElwain took the job at Florida. An emotional McElwain met with his team one final time Thursday in the auditorium where he's gone over many a game plan. There was a roar from inside the room. McElwain may have used the Rams as a stepping stone to a more high...
Via AP on Fox
December 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Colorado State players rip Jim McElwain for leaving without addressing team

Jim McElwain has reportedly reached a deal to become the next head football coach at Florida, and his former players are not happy with the way he left. Shortly after reports began surfacing that McElwain was leaving Colorado State for Gainesville, several Rams players took to Twitter to rip McElwain for leaving to take another...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
December 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Jim McElwain buyout is major issue for interested schools

Colorado State head coach Jim McElwain is considered a top candidate for a number of high-profile jobs across the country, but the buyout clause in his contract may cause some schools to hesitate. As Terry Frei of the Denver Post notes, McElwain’s contract with Colorado State runs through the end of 2018. In order to...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
December 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Marshall And Colorado State Lose, Recalling Familiar Feelings For College Football’s Lower Classes

Late in a college football season, division and conference championships are won and lost. Prestigious bowl bids — life-changing achievements for the players and coaches at various programs — hang in the balance. The pressure of late-season college football is excruciating, and it’s precisely why 13-0 is one of the hardest feats in sports, no matter how soft the schedule. There...
Via The Student Section
November 28, 2014  |  Discuss
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