Rocky Mountain Showdown
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.
One week ago Denver Broncos fans experienced the new NFL policy on bags at Sports Authority Field — no purses, no backpacks and no camera bags. Now it turns out those football fans aren’t the only ones impacted.
Police are increasing their presence at the annual Rocky Mountain Showdown between Colorado and Colorado State.
Connor Wood emerged from spring ball as the Colorado Buffaloes’ starting quarterback for the second straight season. Unlike last year, he kept that title in the fall, fending off flashy freshman Sefo Liufau.
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 Rams opened camp Tuesday and they have some work to do.
Colorado State University head football coach Jim McElwain spends most of his time coaching and recruiting, but now add fundraising to his list of duties since the plan for a new stadium has been approved.
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.
Alabama and Auburn — that’s a “relevant rivalry.” Colorado State University’s new football coach Jim McElwain coached in that game, so he should know.