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.
Understandably, Mike MacIntyre is a little anxious for his Colorado Buffaloes debut. Then again, the new CU coach has never lost to Colorado State, going 2-0 against the Rams when he was in charge at San Jose State.
A season ago Colorado State University’s Jim McElwain was the new coach in the rivalry with the CU Buffs. His debut in the Rocky Mountain Showdown worked out pretty well and now he’s going for two in a row.
Colorado State University freshman Andrew Schneeweis might have a little extra spending money this school year.
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.
Colorado State University Rams opened camp Tuesday and they have some work to do.
Former Colorado State and NFL standout Joey Porter will join the Rams’ coaching staff this season as he finishes up his degree.