FORT COLLINS, Colo. (AP) - Colorado State introduced Jim McElwain as its new head coach Tuesday. McElwain, Alabama's offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach since Jan. 30, 2008, becomes Colorado State's 20th head coach. Athletic director Jack Graham says McElwain's five-year contract includes an annual base salary of $1.35 million. He... more »
Colorado State football coach Steve Fairchild has been fired after three straight 3-9 seasons. New athletic director Jack Graham announced his decision Sunday, a day after the Rams lost their eighth straight game, 22-19 to Wyoming. He said a national search for a replacement would begin immediately. Secondary coach Tim... more »
FORT COLLINS, Colo. (AP) - Wyoming had been knocked back on its heels and had been outplayed in the third quarter by a team motivated to play for its coach. But when the game was on the line, the Cowboys delivered.
"You'd like to play four quarters of great... more »
Embattled Colorado State football coach Steve Fairchild met with his new boss Friday and began making his case to stay on the job beyond Saturday's season finale against Wyoming. Fairchild drove up to the Wyoming-Colorado border with new athletic director Jack Graham for the annual Bronze Boot run and exchange... more »
FORT COLLINS, Colo. (AP) - Colorado State athletic director Paul Kowalczyk says he'll wait until football season ends before deciding the future of coach Steve Fairchild. Fairchild is in the fourth year of his five-year contract, which pays him an annual salary of $700,000. The Rams are 3-5 this season... more »
FORT COLLINS, Colo. (AP) - Steve Fairchild made Texas a priority as a recruiting area for Colorado State. The fourth-year coach was rewarded when he announced Wednesday that 10 Texans had were part of the Rams' 27-member recruiting class of 2011. Texas was represented from Del Rio along the border... more »
FORT COLLINS, Colo. (AP) - Colorado State coach Steve Fairchild says freshman Pete Thomas will start for the Rams in their opener against Colorado on Sept. 4. Thomas skipped his last semester of high school in California to enroll early at Colorado State. A highly touted recruit, Thomas beat out... more »
It seems rather strange to talk about football in June but some 500 fans were certainly ready to talk college football at Tuesday's College Football Kickoff Luncheon sponsored by the Colorado Springs Sports Corporation.
A sell-out crowed showed up at the Colorado Springs Marriott to hear from four of... more »