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1970 Colorado State Rams football
ConferenceWestern Athletic Conference
1970 record4–7 (1–3 WAC)
Head coachJerry Wampfler (1st season)
Home stadiumHughes Stadium
Seasons
← 1969
1971 →
1970 WAC football standings
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
No. 6 Arizona State 7 0 0     11 0 0
New Mexico 5 1 0     7 3 0
Utah 4 2 0     6 4 0
UTEP 4 3 0     6 4 0
Arizona 2 4 0     4 6 0
Colorado State 1 3 0     4 7 0
BYU 1 6 0     3 8 0
Wyoming 1 6 0     1 9 0
† – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1970 Colorado State Rams football team was an American football team that represented Colorado State University in the Western Athletic Conference (WAC) during the 1970 NCAA University Division football season. In its first season under head coach Jerry Wampfler, the team compiled a 4–7 record (1–3 against WAC opponents) and was outscored by a total of 256 to 206.[1]

Colorado State's junior running back, Lawrence McCutcheon, rushed for 1,008 yards and caught 34 passes for 486 yards.

Other statistical leaders on the 1970 Colorado State team include quarterback Wayne Smith with 1,861 passing yards and Tim Labus with 573 receiving yards.[2]

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentSiteResultAttendanceSource
September 12at New Mexico State*Memorial StadiumW 28–9
September 19at Arizona State*L 9–28
September 26at Iowa State*L 22–37
October 3at Air ForceL 22–37
October 10WyomingL 6–16
October 17UTEP
  • Hughes Stadium
  • Fort Collins, CO
L 37–4120,879[3]
October 24at West Virginia*L 21–2428,000[4]
October 31Utah State*
  • Hughes Stadium
  • Fort Collins, CO
W 20–1320,156[5]
November 7BYU
  • Hughes Stadium
  • Fort Collins, CO
W 26–920,034[6]
November 14Pacific*
  • Hughes Stadium
  • Fort Collins, CO
W 17–819,758[7]
November 21at Toledo*L 14–24[8]
  • *Non-conference game

RosterEdit

1970 Colorado State Rams football team roster
Players Coaches
Offense
Pos. # Name Class
RB 30 McCutcheon, LawrenceLawrence McCutcheon Jr
Defense
Pos. # Name Class
Special teams
Pos. # Name Class
P 10 Hill, TedTed Hill Jr
Head coach
Coordinators/assistant coaches

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • (S) Suspended
  • (I) Ineligible
  • Cruz Roja.svg Injured
  • Redshirt.svg Redshirt

References Edit

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