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Wide receiver Chandler Birrell jumps in the air as the team runs out of the tunnel prior to the game against ACU on Sept. 9, 2017. (Matt Begeman | Collegian)

Michael: Derrick Ansley is the perfect fit for CSU football

Justin Michael January 8, 2018

Head coach Mike Bobo has one less spot to fill on his staff, after poaching Alabama defensive backs coach Derrick Ansley to take over as the new Colorado State defensive coordinator. According to a national...

Junior guard J.D. Paige buries his face in his jersey in frustration on Jan. 6. The Rams were defeated by the Bulldogs in overtime. (Javon Harris | Collegian).

Colorado State’s comeback effort falls short in overtime loss to Fresno State

Justin Michael January 6, 2018

Led by the “Taylor Gang” of Deshon and Jahmel Taylor, Fresno State men’s basketball (12-5, 2-2) came into Moby Arena and defeated Colorado State (8-9, 1-3) 82-79 in overtime Saturday. The Bulldogs...

Head coach Larry Eustachy reacts towards a ref during the 2nd half of the Rams 80-76 win over Winthrop on Nov. 14 at Moby Arena. (Javon Harris | Collegian)

Aztecs kick off 2017 with road victory over CSU

Justin Michael January 2, 2018

Playing in its first game of the new year, Colorado State men’s basketball (8-8, 1-2 MW) was defeated 77-68 by San Diego State (10-4, 2-1 MW) in Moby Arena Tuesday night. The loss to the Aztecs snaps...

Grace Colaivalu squares up for a 3-point attempt against Boise State. (Tony Villalobos May |Collegian)

Grace Colaivalu shines in tough conference loss

Justin Michael December 28, 2017

[new_royalslider id="686"] Colorado State women’s basketball opened Mountain West play with a disappointing loss to Boise State Thursday night. The Rams were defeated by the Broncos 62-58 in Moby Arena,...

CSU Mens Basketball team during a timeout come together and discuss the game plan during the 2nd half of the Rams 72-58 win over rival CU. (Javon Harris | Collegian)

Boise State shoots past CSU in conference opener

Justin Michael December 27, 2017

Colorado State men’s basketball once again struggled on the road Wednesday night, losing its Mountain West opener at Boise State 93-71. The loss to the Broncos moves the Rams’ season record to 0-7...

Nico Carvacho (32) celebrates with Head Coach Larry Eustachy after having a huge defensive stop against rival Colorado. (Javon Harris | Collegian)

Deion James leads CSU men’s basketball past Arkansas-Fort Smith

Justin Michael December 19, 2017

In front of a modest Moby Arena crowd, Colorado State men’s basketball (6-6) handed one of the top Division II programs in the nation its first defeat of the season, as the Rams topped Arkansas-Fort...

Quarterback Nick Stevens throws a pass to an open receiver during the second quarter of play against the Marshall Thundering Herd in the Gildan New Mexico Bowl on Dec. 16. (Elliott Jerge | Collegian)

Michael: Time for CSU football to take a long look in the mirror

Justin Michael December 16, 2017

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. - As the ball fell to the turf and senior wide receiver Michael Gallup walked back to the line of scrimmage in frustration, the first thing that went through my mind was how fitting....

Wide Receiver Olabisi Johnson pulls in a long pass from Quarterback Nick Stevens during the second quarter of play against the Marshall Thundering Herd in the Gildan New Mexico Bowl on Dec. 16. (Elliott Jerge | Collegian)

PHOTOS: Colorado State vs. Marshall

Justin Michael December 16, 2017

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. - Marshall defeated Colorado State 31-28 in the 2017 Gildan New Mexico Bowl.  [new_royalslider id="684"] Collegian sports reporters can be reached by email at

Head coach Mike Bobo speaks with quarterback Nick Stevens during a 44-22 victory against the University of Nevada on October 14, 2017. (Jack Starkebaum)

CSU football looks to conclude business trip with New Mexico Bowl victory

Justin Michael December 15, 2017

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M.- Colorado State football will cap the 2017 season against Marshall in the New Mexico Bowl Saturday, concluding what has been a historic year for the program. While there is no denying...

Head coach Mike Bobo looks up at the scoreboard during the first half of the Rams 16-13 loss to Wyoming in the Border War. (Javon Harris | Collegian)

Mike Bobo signs three-year extension with CSU football

Justin Michael December 14, 2017

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. - Colorado State football kicked off the New Mexico Bowl festivities by announcing the signing of head coach Mike Bobo to a three-year contract extension. Athletic Director Joe Parker...

Colorado State footballs new white and green helmets. Photo courtesy of Kevin Lytle.

CSU football releases new helmets for New Mexico Bowl

Justin Michael December 13, 2017

Colorado State football released its second new alternate helmet of the 2017 season Wednesday. The Rams will be wearing a white helmet with a white facemask and green bone horns, similarly to the...

Director of Athletics Joe Parker addresses the media during a private tour of the stadium. (Javon Harris | Collegian)

Joe Parker signs contract extension with CSU

Justin Michael December 12, 2017

Colorado State Athletic Director Joe Parker has signed a contract extension through 2022, the university announced Tuesday morning. Hired in March of 2015, Parker is in his third year as Director of Athletics...

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