Colorado State University Rams
After an anemic offensive showing in its season opener, Boise State proved its offense is plenty potent Saturday night as the Broncos exploded for 676 yards in a 37-24 victory over Colorado State in the Mountain West Conference opener for both teams.
Colorado State began the process of looking for its next athletic director by bringing in longtime academic leader Loren Crabtree to oversee the search committee.
Seventy-two hours after firing athletic director Jack Graham, Colorado State University announced that football coach Jim McElwain has signed a new five-year contract through 2019.
As a 5-foot-6 point guard, decorated WNBA veteran Becky Hammon, and former Colorado State University standout, has never had the experience of shattering a backboard with a dunk. She’s busting through the glass ceiling instead.
Two former CSU Rams, Shaquil Barrett and Kapri Bibbs, are just hoping to land a spot on the Broncos roster. Both are undrafted free agents and somehow have to get noticed and make something happen in a short period of time.
The Denver Broncos aren’t the only team in camp. The University of Colorado Buffaloes started their second fall training camp under head coach Mike MacIntyre on Saturday.
Kapri Bibbs was bypassed in the NFL draft despite leading the nation with 31 touchdown runs in his single season at Colorado State. Yet, he insists he’s glad he turned pro.
The New York Giants selected center Weston Richburg of Colorado State with their second-round pick, the No. 43 selection overall, in the NFL draft on Friday night.
The Baltimore Ravens finally went after an offensive player with their third-round compensatory pick, nabbing tight end Crockett Gillmore of Colorado State.
Colorado State defeated Wyoming 95-92 in triple overtime Friday in the semifinals of the Mountain West women’s championships in Las Vegas.