Colorado State had blown two fourth quarter leads in a row. The Rams appeared headed for a third demoralizing defeat when Cal Poly kicker Bobby Zalud lined up for 32-yard field goal.
Carl Salazar hit a game-winning 34-yard field goal with no time remaining to give Tulsa a 30-27 victory over Colorado State Saturday night.
After winning a prolonged competition for the job, Garrett Grayson’s season debut as Colorado State’s quarterback fell flat.
Greg Henderson scored on a 53-yard fumble return in the fourth quarter and Connor Wood threw three touchdown passes — two to speedster Paul Richardson — to help Colorado beat Colorado State 41-27.
Jim McElwain was more concerned with preparing the Colorado State Rams both mentally and physically for a demanding schedule than with choosing a starting quarterback when he opened his second training camp this summer.
Cody Getz had 222 of Air Force’s 459 yards rushing to lead the Falcons to a 42-21 win over in-state rival Colorado State on Saturday.
Chandler Jones caught a pair of touchdown passes in the fourth quarter to help San Jose State pull away for a 40-20 victory over Colorado State on Saturday night.
Sam Ojuri scored two touchdowns and Marcus Williams had a big day on defense and special teams as reigning FCS national champion North Dakota State beat Colorado State 22-7 on Saturday night.
Maybe new Rams coach Jim McElwain has already changed the culture and attitude in Fort Collins. It’s not Alabama, where he was an assistant, but that’s just the way McElwain likes it.
Tim Jefferson threw three touchdown passes to Zack Kauth in the second quarter and Air Force routed rival Colorado State 45-21 Saturday night to reach bowl eligibility for the fifth straight season.