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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...

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

Meet the newest recruits of the Ram football team

Jack Taylor, Sports Reporter April 27, 2022

It's been a long time since Colorado State football fans have read a headline that brought them hope for a prosperous future for their football program. After three seasons of flirting with mediocrity...

Colorado State Rams play their spring game during green and gold weekend.

Rams football shows out in Green and Gold spring game

Braidon Nourse, Sports Reporter April 24, 2022

The new Colorado State University Rams football team was in action this weekend for the Green and Gold spring game. The intrasquad scrimmage was the conclusion of a weekend that consisted of tailgating,...

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April Fools: David Roddy to use senior year to boost CSU football as QB

Terrible Pete, Sprots Directro March 30, 2022

Editor’s Note: This is a satire for April Fools’ Day. Real names and the events surrounding them may be used in fictitious/semi-fictitious ways. Those who do not read the editor’s notes are subject...

(Graphic Illustration by Brian Peña | The Collegian)

5 ways new NIL rules will affect CSU athletics and Fort Collins

Kaden Porter, Guest Author March 29, 2022

The debate on whether college athletes should receive financial compensation for their name, image and likeness is not a new one. However, despite lawsuits such as O’Bannon v. NCAA, little changed in...

Javonte Williams (33) runs the ball against the Washington Football Team at Empower Field, Denver, Colorado, Oct 31st, 2021. (Photo by All-Pro Reels via Wikimedia Commons)

Trash Talk: Denver Broncos making moves; where do they go from here?

Chase Hontz, Collegian Columnist March 22, 2022
As a follow-up to my previous article, "The Denver Broncos: 5 years of irrelevance," I now provide an updated outlook for how the Broncos should proceed in free agency.
Trey McBride (85) celebrates after scoring a touchdown Nov. 16, 2019.

Next-level Rams you can expect to see on NFL draft night

Jack Taylor, Sports Reporter February 15, 2022

With the Los Angeles Rams crowned as the 2021-22 NFL champions after one of the most entertaining Super Bowls of recent memory, the league now transitions into the offseason. Fans from every team now eagerly...

Football update: Jay Norvells progress in first 2 months at CSU

Football update: Jay Norvell’s progress in first 2 months at CSU

Bailey Shepherd, Sports Reporter February 15, 2022

With football season at all levels officially over, it’s time for sportswriters to do what they do best: start thinking about next season far too early. Change is in the air in Fort Collins following...

Joe Parker, Jay Norvell and Joyce McConnell pose with Norvells CSU jersey

Colorado State football welcomes 24th head coach Jay Norvell

Braidon Nourse, Sports Reporter December 7, 2021

The 24th head football coach in Colorado State University history has been officially welcomed to the team. Coach Jay Norvell, previously a conference rival head coach of the University of Nevada,...

(Graphic Illustration by Malia Berry | The Collegian)

UPDATE: CSU hires Nevada football head coach Jay Norvell

Taylor Paumen, Sports Director December 6, 2021

Four days ago, Colorado State University announced the termination of two-season head football coach Steve Addazio. Today, Director of Athletics Joe Parker has announced the hiring of University of Nevada,...

New Colorado State University head football coach Steve Addazio speaks at the mens basketball game

Update: CSU head football coach Steve Addazio fired after 2 seasons

Bailey Shepherd, Sports Reporter December 2, 2021
After two unceremonious as head coach, Steve Addazio has been fired.
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