A comeback game and finally the Colorado State football team is coming off a victory.
The Rams ended a 10-game losing streak since last season by beating Nevada a week ago.
Can CSU build on that win with a home win over Utah State on Saturday? Both teams tend to share dramatic matches.
The 5:00 p.m. MT kickoff will air on CBS Sports Network. Here’s what to know about the game and how to watch and listen online.
When or: 5:00 p.m. MT Saturday, October 15 at Canvas Stadium on the CSU campus
How to find CBS Sports Network (CBSSN):
The broadcast team on CBS Sports Network is Rich Waltz (play-by-play), Aaron Taylor (analyst) and Sherree Burruss.
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How to listen to the radio:
- The CSU broadcast is available on KUAD 99.1 FM, ESPN 1600 AM (Denver), SiriusXM channel 971/381 and the TuneIn app.
- CSU’s radio team will be Brian Roth (play-by-play), Ricky Brewer (analyst) and Marty Cesario (reporter)
Betting line: Utah State is a 12.5-point favorite, according to Tipico Sportsbook. Utah State is an 11-point favorite, according to Las Vegas Insider.
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Saturday weather in Fort Collins: The daytime high is 66 degrees and the nighttime low is 44 degrees, with sunset coming in the first half. Partly cloudy sky and light wind.
Participation/tickets: Canvas Stadium has a capacity of 36,500. The Rams are averaging 26,543 in two games, and a big crowd is expected on Saturday. Single-game and multi-game tickets can be purchased at CSURams.com/tickets, by calling 970-491-7267, or through the stadium box office, which opens four hours before kickoff.
Coaches: Utah State is coached by Blake Anderson, who is 13-7 in his second season in charge of the Aggies. He is 64-44 overall in his ninth season as head coach. CSU is coached by Jay Norvell, who is in his first year in charge of the Rams. He’s 34-30 in five-plus seasons as a head coach and 1-4 at CSU.
Team records: Utah State is 2-4 overall and 1-1 in Mountain West play. CSU is 1-4 and 1-0 in MW play. Utah State is the defending MW champion.
Last week: Utah State defeated Air Force 34-27 in Logan. CSU defeated Nevada 17-14 in Reno.
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Series: CSU leads the all-time series 39-36-2 and 18-15-1 in Fort Collins. The last meeting was a 26-24 victory for Utah State in which the Rams had a chance to score a game-winning field goal but failed to properly execute the kicking drill last second.
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