The Colorado State University Rams football team is one of the premier college football programs in the State of Colorado. The Rams have been playing football since 1893, and are among the oldest programs West of the Mississippi River. CSU has played as a member of 5 different athletic conferences and has been a member of the Mountain West Conference since 1999, pitting the Rams against many of the iconic programs in the West. The team has won over 440 games in their history and an impressive 15 conference championships. A number of Colorado State University football players have gone on to play in the NFL, including Dexter Wynn, Damon Washington, David Anderson, Al Baker, and hall of famer Jack Christiansen. Colorado State has a passionate following and game days at Hughes Stadium are loud and eventful. The school has a long tradition of winning conference championships and is consistently near the top of the Mountain West Conference. Score with TicketCity - the place to go for Colorado State Rams football tickets.
Colorado State Rams Football at Hughes Stadium Address: 2011 S. Overland Trail Fort Collins, Colorado, 80521
The Colorado State University Rams football team plays their home games at Hughes Stadium in Fort Collins, Colorado. The Stadium has been home to the Rams since 1968 and can seat over 32,000 fans. The Stadium sits at approximately 5,190 feet above sea level, making it one of the highest elevation stadiums in the country. Since 2003, the field has been named after former Rams head coach Sonny Lubick who finished his career as the winningest coach in the school’s history. Hughes Stadium is one of the iconic venues in the Mountain West Conference and is one of the most picturesque venues to see a college football game. Hughes Stadium parking information is covered in our Cavaliers event guide.
Colorado State vs. Colorado
Known as the Rocky Mountain Showdown, this is the biggest matchup in the State of Colorado. The two schools have been playing since 1893 and have met over 80 times in their history. In recent years the game has been played at a neutral site at Mile High Stadium in Denver. There are few inner-state rivalries in the country that are played annually at a neutral site, and even fewer that are non-conference matchups, making this one of the most unique games in the country.
Colorado State vs. Wyoming
Dating back to 1899, this is one of the oldest interstate rivalries in the West and among the oldest for both schools. The two teams have met over 100 times with the winner of the game being awarded the Bronze Boot Trophy in each game since 1968. The rivalry has become incredibly contentious and has been increasingly competitive. The Rams own a lead in the overall series, but the Cowboys have a slight edge in the Trophy Series, making the last half century the most compelling in the rivalry’s history.
Colorado State vs. Air Force
One of the better rivalries in the State of Colorado, this matchup dates back to 1957. The Rams and Falcons meet for the right to bring the Ram-Falcon Trophy back to their side of Colorado. CSU and Air Force have met over 50 times in their history. Since 1999 having both schools have been members of the Mountain West Conference. This game has it all with MWC Mountain Division, Conference Championship aspirations, and State bragging rights on the line.
Colorado State Rams Event Guide
How can I buy cheap Colorado State Rams tickets?
TicketCity offers a big selection of Colorado State Rams football tickets which include some of the lowest priced seats on the market. Colorado State tickets fluctuate based on demand and opponent. Marquee MWC opponents like Boise State, Fresno State, and Utah State can drive up home game prices. While cheap tickets are more plentiful for unranked, non-conference opponents. Those early season games may offer best opportunity to purchase Colorado State tickets near face value.
Where can I find the 2016-2017 Colorado State Rams football schedule?
The Rams 2016-2017 football schedule is listed as soon as it is announced by the MWC. Colorado State plays in the MWC Mountain Division, which means games against Utah State, Boise State, Air Force, Wyoming, and New Mexico. Game times are announced by the MWC as soon as the TV schedule is set. Colorado State’s home opener is typically one of the most popular games. They also play Colorado in the Rocky Mountain Showdown. If you are looking for Rams news or scores, then visit our partners at CBS Sports. They are also a good source for the official Colorado State Rams team roster.
Can I buy Colorado State Rams football season tickets?
Colorado State Rams season tickets are available to buy until kickoff of their home opener. Check our listings above or call us if you would like to purchase Colorado State football season tickets. Let us know if you want a particular section at Hughes Stadium.
What is the best Colorado State rivalry game during the season?
Colorado State has forged some great rivalries over the years, but none are better than the matchup with Colorado. The rivalry has lasted over 100 years and pits the States two most prestigious college football programs against each other. With many of the games being played in Denver, it is the biggest neutral site game in the State of Colorado and one of the biggest inner-state rivalries in the country.
What is the best game day tradition at a Rams home game?
One of the staples of Colorado State football games is Cam the Ram. Cam is the official mascot of CSU and is a live Rambouillet sheep that is draped in the official Green and Gold colors of the university. Cam gets his name from the schools old acronyms Colorado Agricultural and Mechanical College. Cam is a show if the past and present of the program and is one of the most iconic mascots in the Mountain West. Getting to see Cam in person is a right of passage for Colorado State football fans and one of the highlights of game day in Fort Collins.