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The Student News Site of Colorado State University

The Rocky Mountain Collegian

The Student News Site of Colorado State University

The Rocky Mountain Collegian



(Graphic illustration by Brian Peña | The Collegian)

Head to Head: Is CSU a football or basketball school?

August 18, 2022

For most of Colorado State University's history, the Rams have long been considered a football school. Some of the Rams' legends of the highest tier were part of this program. Greats such as Pro Football...

Junior Isaiah Stevens (4) makes a free throw in the second half of a game Nov. 12, 2021.

Ram athletes stay busy, pro Denver sports win over summer

Braidon Nourse, Sports Editor August 17, 2022

What a special summer it has been for Colorado State University athletics and professional sports in Colorado. Two elite athletes from different CSU sports were drafted over the summer onto professional...

Colorado State University fans hold up their hands and cheer during the CSU basketball game vs University of Wyoming at Moby Arena

Do’s and don’ts for Ram fans on game day

Taylor Paumen, Content Managing Editor August 16, 2022

Colorado State University is back in full swing as the student population returns to campus, but more excitingly, Moby Arena and Canvas Stadium are waiting to be filled up once again. For first-time...

Middle blocker Karina Leber (42) blocks the ball against the University of Wyoming as setter Ciera Pritchard (11) looks on Sept. 28, 2021.

Rams volleyball ready to dig deep this season

Braidon Nourse, Sports Editor August 15, 2022

The Colorado State University Rams volleyball team is poised to do some major damage this season. Despite losing talented players to graduation and the transfer portal after last season's end, the Rams...

Colorado State head football coach Jay Norvell leads the participants of the Spring Youth Camp out of the tunnel April 23.

What to know for CSU football’s 2022 season

Kaden Porter, Staff Reporter August 12, 2022

After winning just three games and finishing on a six-game losing streak last season, excitement has been restored as Ram football fans await a team with a new look this season. With the 2022 Colorado...

Fifth-year Chandler Jacobs (13) calls to a teammate before passing the ball Nov. 12

Chandler Jacobs to play for Arcos Albacete Basketball in Spain

Karsyn Lane, Sports Director August 8, 2022

Chandler Jacobs, a former basketball standout at Colorado State University, made an announcement on Twitter this morning that he will be continuing his career with the Arcos Albacete Basket basketball...

Joe Parker speaks about the search for the new Colorado State University football head coach, Nov. 12, 2019 (Collegian | Devin Cornelius)

CSU Athletic Director Joe Parker signs 5-year extension

Braidon Nourse, Sports Editor July 28, 2022

Colorado State University Interim President Rick Miranda announced Thursday that Athletic Director Joe Parker has signed a five-year extension to stay with the university. The deal will keep Parker at...

Colorado State guard David Roddy (21) shoots a three point shot against California State University, Fresno Feb. 11, 2022.

David Roddy drafted first round, 23rd pick in the NBA Draft

Karsyn Lane, Sports Director June 23, 2022

After being predicted as a second-round pick, David Roddy was announced during the first round as the 23rd pick by the Philadelphia 76ers and instantly traded to the Memphis Grizzlies.  Roddy will continue...

David Roddy (21) cheers after a penalty is called in favor of Colorado State

David Roddy pursues dream in NBA Draft, ending CSU career

Karsyn Lane, Sports Director June 1, 2022

David Roddy, a junior forward at Colorado State University, has declared that he will sacrifice his senior season of eligibility with the Colorado State men’s basketball team in order to maintain eligibility...

Trash Talk: 2022 Denver Broncos draft profile: Nik Bonitto

Trash Talk: 2022 Denver Broncos draft profile: Nik Bonitto

Chase Hontz, Collegian Columnist May 4, 2022

The 2022 NFL Draft certainly did not offer the same high level of intrigue for Denver Broncos fans as in years past. This is due to the fact that almost all of the Broncos’ premium picks for this year’s...

Tavian Brown (55) stands between plays Oct. 9. (Ryan Schmidt | The Collegian)

Hope Nepstad: CSU’s 1st female football assistant strength coach

Jack Taylor, Sports Reporter May 4, 2022

Colorado State University football is heading into a new era for the program after hiring head coach Jay Norvell. Norvell brings with him from the University of Nevada, Reno a majority of his coaching...

Jamal Murray (27) of the Denver Nuggets prepares to take a free-throw Jan. 4, 2020. (Photo courtesy of All-Pro Reels via Wikimedia Commons)

Nuggets season ends on low note, Avalanche clinch No. 1 seed

Braidon Nourse, Sports Reporter May 3, 2022

Well, Colorado sports fans, what a week it has been.  The Denver Nuggets have been knocked out of the playoffs. During a 1-4 series loss to a revitalized (and healthy) Golden State Warriors team, the...

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