Colorado State Rams
Colorado State University basketball star J.J. Avila has been named Mountain West Player of the Week just as the Rams jumped back into the Top 25.
Utah quarterback Travis Wilson ran for three touchdowns and passed for another Saturday, leading the No. 23 Utes to a 45-10 rout of Colorado State in the Las Vegas Bowl.
First there was shock, then confusion. But in the two weeks since Colorado State saw head coach Jim McElwain leave for Florida, it has found a way to move on.
Gian Clavell scored a career-high 17 points, Joe De Ciman scored a career-high tying 15, and unbeaten Colorado State easily defeated Division II Arkansas-Fort Smith 88-60 on Saturday to win its tenth straight game.
Colorado State and No. 23 Utah will play in the Las Vegas Bowl on Dec. 20.
Florida coach Jim McElwain took playful shots at his alma mater, the Oakland Raiders and himself.
It looks like Colorado State University will get its new on-campus football stadium after the Board of Governors approved the school president’s proposal on Friday.
Florida athletic director Jeremy Foley is leaving Colorado – maybe without a coach.
Colorado State senior quarterback Garrett Grayson was named the Mountain West offensive player of the year and Jim McElwain earned coach of the year honors.
Florida has targeted Colorado State’s Jim McElwain to potentially fill its coaching vacancy.