Jared Roberts kicked a 46-yard field goal as time expired and Garrett Grayson threw for 243 yards, including a long pass to get Colorado State into field goal range, as the Rams rallied for a 16-13 win over Utah State on Saturday night.
Garrett Grayson threw a 12-yard touchdown pass to Charles Lovett on a fourth-down play with 1:02 left, lifting Colorado State to a 24-21 victory over Boston College on Saturday afternoon.
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 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.
Jim McElwain became the first CSU coach to win his debut in 42 years Saturday when the Rams rallied past their arch rival for a 22-17 win over the CU Buffaloes.