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2008 Colorado State Rams football
New Mexico Bowl champion
ConferenceMountain West Conference
2008 record7–6 (4–4 MW)
Head coachSteve Fairchild (1st season)
Offensive coordinatorGreg Peterson
Defensive coordinatorLarry Kerr
Home stadiumHughes Stadium
(Capacity: 32,500)
Seasons
← 2007
2009 →
2008 Mountain West Conference football standings
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
#2 Utah   8 0         13 0  
#7 TCU   7 1         11 2  
#25 BYU   6 2         10 3  
Air Force   5 3         8 5  
Colorado State   4 4         7 6  
UNLV   2 6         5 7  
New Mexico   2 6         4 8  
Wyoming   1 7         4 8  
San Diego State   1 7         2 10  
† – Conference champion and BCS representative as top
000non-AQ school to meet automatic qualification criteria
Rankings from AP Poll

The 2008 Colorado State Rams football team represented Colorado State University in the 2008 NCAA Division I FBS football season. They played their home games at Sonny Lubick Field at Hughes Stadium in Fort Collins, CO and were led by first year coach Steve Fairchild. They were member of the Mountain West Conference. They finished the season 7–6, 4–4 in Mountain West play to finish in fifth place. They were invited to the New Mexico Bowl where they defeated Fresno State.

ScheduleEdit

DateTimeOpponentSiteTVResultAttendance
August 3110:00 a.m.vs. Colorado*FSNL 38–1768,133[1]
September 61:30 p.m.Sacramento State*W 23–2020,051[2]
September 208:00 p.m.Houston*
  • Hughes Stadium
  • Fort Collins, CO
W 28–2521,539[3]
September 273:00 p.m.at California*CSNCAL 42–763,970[4]
October 811:30 a.m.UNLV
  • Hughes Stadium
  • Fort Collins, CO
mtnW 41–2819,703[5]
October 112:30 p.m.TCUdagger
  • Hughes Stadium
  • Fort Collins, CO
CBSCSL 13–727,130[6]
October 187:15 p.m.at No. 14 UtahmtnL 49–1644,793[7]
October 257:30 p.m.at San Diego StatemtnW 38-3417,185[8]
November 14:00 p.m.No. 17 BYU
  • Hughes Stadium
  • Fort Collins, CO
mtnL 45–4220,222[6]
November 84:30 p.m.at Air ForcemtnL 38–1739,052[9]
November 1510:30 a.m.New Mexico
  • Hughes Stadium
  • Fort Collins, CO
mtnW 20–617,401[10]
November 2212:00 p.m.at WyomingmtnW 31–2018,569[11]
December 2012:30 p.m.vs. Fresno State*ESPNW 40–3524,735[12]
  • *Non-conference game
  • daggerHomecoming
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game
  • All times are in Mountain time

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Colorado State vs Colorado (Aug 31, 2008)". CBS Interactive.com. September 6, 2008. Archived from the original on December 28, 2008. https://web.archive.org/web/20081228193930/http://csurams.cstv.com/sports/m-footbl/stats/2008-2009/cs-cu.html. Retrieved December 7, 2008.
  2. "Sacramento State vs Colorado State (Sep 06, 2008". CBS Interactive.com. September 6, 2008. http://csurams.cstv.com/sports/m-footbl/stats/2008-2009/sac-cs.html. Retrieved December 7, 2008.
  3. "Houston vs Colorado State (Sep 20, 2008)". CBS Interactive.com. September 6, 2008. http://csurams.cstv.com/sports/m-footbl/stats/2008-2009/hou-cs.html. Retrieved December 7, 2008.
  4. "Colorado State vs California (Sep 27, 2008)". CBS Interactive.com. September 27, 2008. http://csurams.cstv.com/sports/m-footbl/stats/2008-2009/cs-cal.html. Retrieved December 7, 2008.
  5. "UNLV vs Colorado State (Oct 04, 2008)". CBS Interactive. October 8, 2008. http://csurams.cstv.com/sports/m-footbl/stats/2008-2009/lv-cs.html. Retrieved December 7, 2008.
  6. 6.0 6.1 "TCU vs Colorado State (Oct 11, 2008)". CBS Interactive. October 11, 2008. http://csurams.cstv.com/sports/m-footbl/stats/2008-2009/tc-cs.html. Retrieved December 7, 2008.
  7. "Houston vs Colorado State (Sep 20, 2008)". CBS Interactive.com. October 18, 2008. http://csurams.cstv.com/sports/m-footbl/stats/2008-2009/uu-cs.html. Retrieved December 18, 2008.
  8. "Colorado State vs San Diego State (Oct 25, 2008)". CBS Interactive.com. October 25, 2008. http://csurams.cstv.com/sports/m-footbl/stats/2008-2009/cs-sd.html. Retrieved December 7, 2008.
  9. "Colorado State vs Air Force (Nov 08, 2008)". CBS Interactive. November 8, 2008. http://csurams.cstv.com/sports/m-footbl/stats/2008-2009/cs-af.html. Retrieved December 7, 2008.
  10. "New Mexico vs Colorado State (Nov 15, 2008)". November 10, 2008. http://csurams.cstv.com/sports/m-footbl/stats/2008-2009/nm-cs.html. Retrieved November 27, 2008.
  11. "Colorado State vs Wyoming (November 22, 2008)". ESPN. November 22, 2008. Archived from the original on November 25, 2007. https://web.archive.org/web/20071125213558/http://scores.espn.go.com/ncf/boxscore?gameId=273270038. Retrieved November 27, 2008.
  12. "2008 FOOTBALL SCHEDULE". December 20, 2008. Archived from the original on December 17, 2007. https://web.archive.org/web/20071217134247/http://csurams.cstv.com/sports/m-footbl/sched/csu-m-footbl-sched.html. Retrieved January 4, 2009.
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