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2017 Colorado State Rams football
New Mexico Bowl, L 28–31 vs. Marshall
ConferenceMountain West Conference
DivisionMountain Division
2017 record7–6 (5–3 MW)
Head coachMike Bobo (3rd season)
Offensive coordinatorWill Friend (3rd season)
Offensive schemePro-style
Defensive coordinatorMarty English (5th season)
Base defense4–3
Home stadiumColorado State Stadium
(Capacity: 41,200)
Seasons
← 2016
2018 →

Template:2017 Mountain West Conference football standings The 2017 Colorado State Rams football team represented Colorado State University during the 2017 NCAA Division I FBS football season. The Rams were led by third-year head coach Mike Bobo and played their home games at the newly built Sonny Lubick Field at Colorado State Stadium in Fort Collins, Colorado as members of the Mountain Division of the Mountain West Conference.[1] They finished the season 7–6, 5–3 in Mountain West play to finish in a tie for second place in the Mountain Division. They were invited to the New Mexico Bowl where they lost to Marshall.

Previous season Edit

The Rams finished the 2016 season 7–6, 5–3 in Mountain West play to finish in a tie for fourth place in the Mountain Division. They were invited to the Famous Idaho Potato Bowl where they lost to Idaho.

Preseason Edit

In the preseason media poll that was revealed at the Mountain West Media Summit on July 25, 2017, the Rams were picked to finish second in the Mountain Division behind Boise State.[2] WR Michael Gallup and OL Jake Bennett Mountain West Football Preseason All-Conference Team.[3]

ScheduleEdit

Colorado State announced their 2017 football schedule on March 2, 2017.[4]

DateTimeOpponentSiteTVResultAttendance
August 261:00 p.m.Oregon State*CBSSNW 58–2737,583
September 16:00 p.m.vs. Colorado*P12NL 3–1773,932
September 91:30 p.m.Abilene Christian*
  • Colorado State Stadium
  • Fort Collins, CO
StadiumW 38–1027,038
September 165:00 p.m.at No. 1 Alabama*ESPN2L 23–41101,821
September 3010:00 p.m.at HawaiiSpectrum OC16/StadiumW 51–2125,687
October 72:30 p.m.at Utah StateATTSNRMW 27–1418,004
October 148:15 p.m.Nevadadagger
  • Colorado State Stadium
  • Fort Collins, CO
ESPN2W 44–4236,765
October 208:15 p.m.at New MexicoESPN2W 27–2417,358
October 281:00 p.m.Air Force
CBSSNL 28–4533,074
November 45:00 p.m.at WyomingCBSSNL 13–1622,840
November 118:30 p.m.Boise State
  • Colorado State Stadium
  • Fort Collins, CO
CBSSNL 52–59 OT32,166
November 181:30 p.m.San Jose State
  • Colorado State Stadium
  • Fort Collins, CO
CBSSNW 42–1425,743
December 162:30 p.m.vs. Marshall*
ESPNL 28–3126,087
  • *Non-conference game
  • daggerHomecoming
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game
  • All times are in Mountain time

Source:[5]

Game summariesEdit

Oregon StateEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Beavers 10 10 0 7 27
Rams 7 17 10 24 58



Overall record Last meeting Result
1–1 1975 W, 17–8


vs ColoradoEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Buffaloes 10 7 0 0 17
Rams 0 3 0 0 3



Overall record Last meeting Result
22–64–2 2016 L, 7–44


Abilene ChristianEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Wildcats 0 0 10 0 10
Rams 10 7 14 7 38



Overall record Last meeting Result
First meeting


at AlabamaEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Rams 0 10 0 13 23
No. 1 Crimson Tide 17 7 14 3 41



Overall record Last meeting Result
0–1 2013 L, 6–31


at HawaiiEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Rams 14 17 13 7 51
Rainbow Warriors 0 7 7 7 21



Overall record Last meeting Result
14–9 2014 W, 49–22


at Utah StateEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Rams 17 7 0 3 27
Aggies 0 7 0 7 14



Overall record Last meeting Result
38–33–2 2016 W, 31–24


NevadaEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Wolf Pack 14 7 21 0 42
Rams 14 14 10 6 44



Overall record Last meeting Result
11–3 2015 L, 23–28


at New MexicoEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Rams 0 21 0 6 27
Lobos 7 3 7 7 24



Overall record Last meeting Result
39–25 2016 W, 49–31


Air ForceEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Falcons 7 21 3 14 45
Rams 14 7 7 0 28



Overall record Last meeting Result
21–33–1 2016 L, 46–49


at WyomingEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Rams 3 7 0 3 13
Cowboys 0 6 3 7 16



Overall record Last meeting Result
58–45–5 2016 L, 17–38


Boise StateEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Broncos 3 14 21 14 59
Rams 21 14 7 10 52



Overall record Last meeting Result
0–6 2016 L, 23–28


San Jose StateEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Spartans 7 0 0 7 14
Rams 14 14 7 7 42



Overall record Last meeting Result
4–4 2014 W, 38–31


vs MarshallEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Thundering Herd 0 21 10 0 31
Rams 0 14 0 14 28



Overall record Last meeting Result
First meeting


RosterEdit

2017 Colorado State Rams football team roster
Players Coaches
Offense
Pos. # Name Class
RB 1 Dawkins, DalynDalyn Dawkins 10px Sr
WR 2 Awunganyi, RobertRobert Awunganyi So
QB 2 McCoy, JusticeJustice McCoy Fr
WR 3 Scott, EJEJ Scott Fr
WR 4 Gallup, MichaelMichael Gallup Sr
RB 5 Kinsey Jr., MarvinMarvin Kinsey Jr. So
RB 6 May, DariusDarius May 10px Fr
QB 7 Stevens, NickNick Stevens 10px Sr
WR 8 Clark, DetrichDetrich Clark Sr
WR 9 Jackson, WarrenWarren Jackson Fr
QB 10 Robles, J.C.J.C. Robles 10px So
WR 11 Williams, PrestonPreston Williams Jr
QB 12 Erickson, JuddJudd Erickson Fr
QB 15 Hill, CollinCollin Hill So
TE 16 Butler, CameronCameron Butler Fr
WR 18 Wise, DariusDarius Wise Fr
WR 19 Smith, TylerTyler Smith Fr
WR 23 Wilson, MarcusMarcus Wilson 10px Jr
RB 24 Matthews, IzzyIzzy Matthews Jr
WR 26 Tennant, AlexAlex Tennant 10px So
WR 27 Smith, TreyTrey Smith 10px Jr
RB 28 Boddie, RashaadRashaad Boddie 10px Fr
TE 30 Fackrell, DaltonDalton Fackrell Sr
RB 32 McElroy, MarcusMarcus McElroy Fr
WR 38 Fulton, BrendenBrenden Fulton 10px So
RB 40 Falls, JustinJustin Falls 10px Jr
FB 42 Dunkelman, CharlesCharles Dunkelman 10px Fr
FB 45 Ryken, NateNate Ryken 10px Jr
FB 46 Rentice, AdamAdam Rentice 10px So
RB 49 Harris, DrueDrue Harris So
OL 51 Meeks, ColbyColby Meeks Jr
OL 60 Moxley, TraeTrae Moxley 10px Sr
OL 61 Golditch, ZackZack Golditch 10px Sr
OL 62 Archuleta, AlonsoAlonso Archuleta 10px Fr
OL 63 Putallaz, NathonNathon Putallaz 10px So
OL 64 Brooks, ScottScott Brooks Fr
OL 65 Lebron, LuisLuis Lebron Fr
OL 66 Firment, KieranKieran Firment Fr
OL 68 McCullough, JacksonJackson McCullough 10px Fr
OL 69 Wesley, BarryBarry Wesley Fr
OL 70 Phillips, JoctavisJoctavis Phillips Fr
OL 71 Taylor, JeffJeff Taylor So
OL 72 Garcia, NichoNicho Garcia 10px Jr
OL 73 Bjorklünd, TylerTyler Bjorklünd Jr
OL 74 Gaoa, SalofiSalofi Gaoa 10px So
OL 76 Blasco Jr., JohnJohn Blasco Jr. Fr
OL 77 Bennett, JakeJake Bennett 10px Sr
OL 78 Knox, BenBen Knox 10px Jr
TE 80 Freismuth, JohnJohn Freismuth 10px Jr
WR 81 Johnson, OlabisiOlabisi Johnson Jr
TE 82 Pannunzio, IsiahIsiah Pannunzio 10px Fr
WR 86 Birrell, ChandlerChandler Birrell 10px So
TE 88 Hammer, GriffinGriffin Hammer Fr
WR 89 Draschlin, ChandlerChandler Draschlin 10px So
Defense
Pos. # Name Class
DL 4 Colon, ChristianChristian Colon 10px Fr
S 7 Hicks, JamalJamal Hicks So
S 8 Schlager, JakeJake Schlager 10px Sr
S 9 Walker, JadonJadon Walker Fr
CB 10 Nutt Jr., KevinKevin Nutt Jr. Sr
S 11 Fogal, JordanJordan Fogal Sr
LB 12 Clyburn, DeonteDeonte Clyburn 10px Sr
LB 13 Sutton, TreyTrey Sutton 10px Fr
CB 14 Hawkins, AnthonyAnthony Hawkins So
LB 15 Robinson, KielKiel Robinson 10px Sr
CB 17 Johnson, ShunShun Johnson Sr
S 18 Scott, BraylinBraylin Scott Jr
CB 20 Cumber, ChristianChristian Cumber Fr
LB 22 Haynes, HoustonHouston Haynes 10px Sr
CB 25 Campbell, DariusDarius Campbell Fr
S 26 Maka, KavapeleKavapele Maka 10px Jr
S 29 Sweet, JustinJustin Sweet 10px Sr
LB 31 McDonald, MaxMax McDonald So
LB 33 Jones, EmmanuelEmmanuel Jones Fr
LB 34 Giusti, AnthonyAnthony Giusti Jr
LB 42 Elsenbast, PatrickPatrick Elsenbast 10px Sr
LB 43 Colorito, EvanEvan Colorito 10px Sr
CB 45 Carnessale, DanteDante Carnessale 10px Fr
S 47 Osborn, LeviLevi Osborn 10px Sr
DL 47 Smith, AnthonyAnthony Smith 10px Fr
S 49 Donohue, ConnorConnor Donohue 10px Fr
LB 50 Tapia, CorteCorte Tapia Fr
LB 51 Moody, PatrickPatrick Moody Fr
LB 52 Thomas, TreTre Thomas 10px Jr
LB 53 Smith, CalebCaleb Smith 10px Jr
DL 54 Jean, ArjayArjay Jean So
LB 55 Watson, JoshJosh Watson 10px Jr
LB 57 Walker, EmmanuelEmmanuel Walker Fr
LB 58 Clem, TannerTanner Clem Fr
DL 79 Kone, LassineLassine Kone Fr
DL 90 Fox, JamoriJamori Fox 10px So
DL 91 Buys, JakobJakob Buys 10px Sr
DL 92 Paogofie, LivingstonLivingston Paogofie Fr
LB 93 Harker, ConradConrad Harker 10px So
DL 94 Thompson, DarnellDarnell Thompson Sr
DL 95 King, RichardRichard King 10px So
DL 97 McBride, TobyToby McBride So
DL 98 Hubbard, EllisonEllison Hubbard Fr
DL 99 Foster, ColtonColton Foster 10px Jr
Special teams
Pos. # Name Class
P 35 Kerin, JoshJosh Kerin Fr
K 37 Guerra, TavisTavis Guerra Sr
P 41 Stonehouse, RyanRyan Stonehouse Fr
LS 58 Sieg, TrentTrent Sieg 10px Sr
K 67 Deline, JoeJoe Deline 10px Fr
K 83 Davis, BraxtonBraxton Davis Jr
LS 85 Lucas, NathanNathan Lucas 10px Jr
K 96 Bryan, WyattWyatt Bryan 10px Jr
Head coach
Coordinators/assistant coaches
  • Will Friend (Offensive Coordinator / Offensive Line)
  • Marty English (Defensive Coordinator / Linebackers)
  • Jamie Bryant (Special Teams Coordinator / Safeties)
  • Bryan Applewhite (Running Backs)
  • Joe Cox (Tight Ends)
  • Terry Fair (Cornerbacks)
  • Ronnie Letson (Quarterbacks)
  • Ricky Logo (Defensive Line)
  • Alvis Whitted (Wide Receivers)

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

Roster
Last update: August 26, 2017

Source:[6]

Players in the 2018 NFL DraftEdit

Player Position Round Pick NFL Club
Michael Gallup WR 3 81 Dallas Cowboys

ReferencesEdit

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