New Mexico Bowl
Colorado State’s rise to national prominence is a little bit sudden for coach Jim McElwain.
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.
Colorado State football coach Jim McElwain says he hasn’t been contacted about the Louisville head coaching job, although he acknowledged he’s flattered that the Rams’ quick turnaround has drawn attention.
Colorado State defensive line coach Greg Lupfer has been suspended without pay for two weeks for using a gay slur when yelling at Washington State quarterback Connor Halliday in the New Mexico Bowl over the weekend.
The CSU Rams football team was on top of the world after their comeback win in the New Mexico Bowl, but they are now dealing with some controversy.
Two teams led by strong quarterbacks will make their first college football bowl game appearance in years when they face off in the New Mexico Bowl on Dec. 21.
Colorado State will play Washington State in the New Mexico Bowl on Dec. 21.