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Hosted by Rich Kurtzman, the CSU RamsCast highlights the latest news and information for Colorado State Athletics including analysis and interviews with key athletes, coaches, and more.

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Hosted by Rich Kurtzman, the CSU RamsCast highlights the latest news and information for Colorado State Athletics including analysis and interviews with key athletes, coaches, and more.
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18.12.2018 https://d15mj6e6qmt1na.cloudfront.net/i/30609379.jpg

Previewing CSU football's early class and looking at what's hurting Rams hoops

On Wednesday, the Colorado State football team welcomes new signees during the early signing day; we take a look at the commits at this point. Obviously, Mike Bobo and Co. going in on massive-name recruits in Keevan Bailey and Shilo Sanders, the sons ...
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4.12.2018 https://d15mj6e6qmt1na.cloudfront.net/i/30609379.jpg

CSU RamsCast: Basketball hosts 5-1 Arkansas in "white out" on Wednesday

Niko Medved and Co. started hot, at 3-0, but have come back to earth recently now at 4-4 on the season. We look back on the losses to Southern Illinois last Tuesday as well as the loss to CU, seeing what we can learn from them as the Rams now face 5-1...
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19.11.2018 https://d15mj6e6qmt1na.cloudfront.net/i/30609379.jpg

Gulf Coast Showcase preview: Can the Rams win it all?

At 3-0 to start their season, everything looks great for Niko Medved's Colorado State Rams men's basketball team. Nico Carvacho is averaging a double-double, the Rams are getting phenomenal guard play out of Anthony Masinton-Bonner, Kendle Moore and J...
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14.11.2018 https://d15mj6e6qmt1na.cloudfront.net/i/30609379.jpg

CSU hoops starts hot, 2-0, while CSU Football is not

Things are up and down in Fort Collins, currently. The Colorado State football (3-7) team looks to finish their home slate of games this Saturday with a win, but that won't come easy against the 9-1 and No. 14 Utah State Aggies. Utah State, long known...
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7.11.2018 https://d15mj6e6qmt1na.cloudfront.net/i/30609379.jpg

Previewing CSU hoops season: Looking at all the changes for Medved's team

Welcome back, basketball. We've missed you. Your Colorado State Rams played their first game of the season last Saturday, and exhibition contest against CSU-Pueblo, which told us a lot about the team, both on and off the court. On the court, they're ...
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31.10.2018 https://d15mj6e6qmt1na.cloudfront.net/i/30609379.jpg

Basketball season has returned: Medved, Carvacho and more on 2018-19

Welcome to November, Colorado State Rams fans. And welcome back to men's basketball season. On Saturday, Nov. 3, your Rams take on CSU-Pueblo in an exhibition game to fine-tune all the kinks they have left to work on before the regular season tips off...
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23.10.2018 https://d15mj6e6qmt1na.cloudfront.net/i/30609379.jpg

Collin Hill back in at starter as Rams need three wins to make a bowl game

Week 9 is a huge one for Colorado State Rams football. With four games left on the current schedule, Mike Bobo's Rams need to win three contests to become bowl-eligible for the sixth straight season. That all begins this week, with the Border War kick...
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17.10.2018 https://d15mj6e6qmt1na.cloudfront.net/i/30609379.jpg

Can Colorado State make it three straight wins, facing Boise State on Friday?

Colorado State football has turned things around lately. After starting 1-4 on the season, their bye week was perfectly timed. All those losses humbled the team, as Jamal Hicks said on Saturday, and the culture of the defense has changed as of late. ...
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10.10.2018 https://d15mj6e6qmt1na.cloudfront.net/i/30609379.jpg

Can Colorado State football win two straight, and how has men's basketball changed?

Basketball season has returned! On this special edition of the CSU RamsCast, we hear from head coach Niko Medved and stars Nico Carvacho, Anthony Bonner and Deion James. What are their thoughts on Medved and how has the culture changed at Colorado Sta...
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3.10.2018 https://d15mj6e6qmt1na.cloudfront.net/i/30609379.jpg

How Colorado State can avoid being Mountain West basement dwellers this week

Colorado State is coming off two straight losses and their much-needed bye week. So, how can the Rams get back to their winning ways? We examine just that, previewing the game against the lowly San Jose State Spartans, giving the keys for CSU. Mike B...
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26.09.2018 https://d15mj6e6qmt1na.cloudfront.net/i/30609379.jpg

Colorado State's bye week comes at perfect time as Rams need to regroup

At 1-4 to start this season, it's been anything but ideal for the Colorado State football team this year. Outside of the win over SEC foe Arkansas, the Rams have been somewhat repulsive, in all three phases of the game. That was no more clear than the...
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19.09.2018 https://d15mj6e6qmt1na.cloudfront.net/i/30609379.jpg

Rams face must-win versus Illinois State this week

After their devastating 48-10 loss to Florida on Saturday, the Colorado State Rams desperately need a bounce-back performance against Illinois State this weekend. Of course, it's Ag Day and that brings the big-time Bar-B-Que, the orange out and the pu...
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12.09.2018 https://d15mj6e6qmt1na.cloudfront.net/i/30609379.jpg

After Mike Bobo's biggest win, can Colorado State beat two straight SEC teams?

Colorado State's victory over Arkansas was monumental last week. Not only were they victorious, but they came back from 28 points down at one point to win 34-27.  It was by-far Mike Bobo's biggest win as head coach and he won the Dodd Trophy Coach of ...
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5.09.2018 https://d15mj6e6qmt1na.cloudfront.net/i/30609379.jpg

After Showdown slaughter, how will Rams respond versus Arkansas?

Last week was laughably bad for Colorado State football. The Rams were slaughtered by the Buffaloes in a 45-13 loss in which CSU's defense looked disinterested in tackling anyone. The Buffs ended up winning thanks to a 7-1 differential in explosive pl...
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29.08.2018 https://d15mj6e6qmt1na.cloudfront.net/i/30609379.jpg

Moving past Hawaii and onto Rocky Mountain Showdown for CSU football

What's up with the Rams? Well, last Saturday, they didn't really show up to the game against Hawaii until the second half. Colorado State was unprepared, lacking discipline and lacking playmaking ability for a lot of that contest before they finally g...
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20.08.2018 https://d15mj6e6qmt1na.cloudfront.net/i/30609379.jpg

The crystal ball Colorado State podcast: Game-by-game predictions for 2018

After a long, long wait, game week is finally here, Rams fans. Colorado State hosts Hawaii this Saturday night at Sonny Lubick Field at Canvas Stadium and we give you game-by-bame predictions of how your Rams will finish this year. Before that, we go...
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14.08.2018 https://d15mj6e6qmt1na.cloudfront.net/i/30609379.jpg

Breaking down CSU's second scrimmage, Mike Bobo's health a concern

How far can the Colorado State Rams football team go this year? It seems, as far as their coaching staff can take them. There has been a massive overhaul in terms of coaching at CSU this offseason, with six new coaches calling Fort Fun home. But, the ...
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8.08.2018 https://d15mj6e6qmt1na.cloudfront.net/i/30609379.jpg

Highlights, quotes after CSU Football's first fall scrimmage

On Saturday, the Rams went out to Canvas Stadium and played football. OK, really, they practiced, but it was a game-like situation and the first such situation this team has been put through.  What did we take away from the scrimmage? Well, we go "Fi...
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1.08.2018 https://d15mj6e6qmt1na.cloudfront.net/i/30609379.jpg

Bobo loves the way Jamal Hicks approaches football

Welcome to August and welcome to fall camp, Rams fans. Your first CSU RamsCast of the season is hot and fresh off the presses, full of interviews from Tuesday's first day of full pads. Mike Bobo talks about not only being more positive this season wit...
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19.06.2018 https://d15mj6e6qmt1na.cloudfront.net/i/30609379.jpg

Mike Bobo on upcoming 2018 season, team identity

In a special edition of your CSU Rams Cast, Mike Bobo is interviewed on Mile High Sports Radio by our CEO Nate Lundy and Eric Goodman. Bobo talks about the offense's expectations, where they may lean (pass vs. run), who he hopes to step up and more. O...
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29.05.2018 https://d15mj6e6qmt1na.cloudfront.net/i/30609379.jpg

Bobo ranked, O'Brien visits FoCo, Colby Meeks interview on o-line and more

In this offseason edition of your CSU Rams Cast, there's a ton to cover. Especially concerning the Colorado State Football team. Players are coming to town -- like Patrick O'Brien -- and leaving Fort Collins, too -- Nicho Garcia. We look at how Garcia...
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25.04.2018 https://d15mj6e6qmt1na.cloudfront.net/i/30609379.jpg

Examining the 2018 Green and Gold Game

Springtime in the Rockies. It means sun, snow, and...football! Colorado State Football enjoyed their annual Green and Gold Game, Saturday, with the two sides scrimmaging for about an hour, for the first time ever at the on-campus stadium. Who impress...
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25.04.2018 https://d15mj6e6qmt1na.cloudfront.net/i/30609379.jpg

Examining the 2018 Green and Gold Game

Springtime in the Rockies. It means sun, snow, and...football! Colorado State Football enjoyed their annual Green and Gold Game, Saturday, with the two sides scrimmaging for about an hour, for the first time ever at the on-campus stadium. Who impress...
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20.04.2018 https://d15mj6e6qmt1na.cloudfront.net/i/30609379.jpg

Previewing the Green and Gold Game and remembering Earle Bruce

Today, Earle Bruce passed away at the age of 87. Without Bruce's leadership as head football coach in 1990 -- which included that Freedom Bowl, and first Rams bowl win -- Sonny Lubick likely couldn't have realized his success in the mid-late 90s. And...
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14.04.2018 https://d15mj6e6qmt1na.cloudfront.net/i/30609379.jpg

Remembering Hughes Stadium; Justice McCoy seems to take QB lead

Sonny Lubick Field at Hughes Stadium started getting torn down this week, in what is a bitter-sweet ending for most CSU Rams fans. Interestingly, Chris Fowler, Kirk Herbstreit and Mike Tirico all tweeted about old Hughes and their memories, prompting ...
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10.04.2018 https://d15mj6e6qmt1na.cloudfront.net/i/30609379.jpg

Rams roster watch as Carvacho, Paige, Martin stay but Nixon, Mitchell leave

It's been a whirlwind of players leaving and staying the last few days, and we're here to give you all the information you need to be the best Rams fan possible. Quickly: Nico Carvacho, Kris Martin and JD Paige are all staying with Colorado State Rams...
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3.04.2018 https://d15mj6e6qmt1na.cloudfront.net/i/30609379.jpg

New Belgium Porch open for Green and Gold Game, does Medved have another assistant?

The Green and Gold Game is about two weeks away, and we have all the details on it here. Including the New Belgium Porch being open to fans, starting at 11 a.m. MT on April 21. Usually, you need a special ticket to get into the Porch, so if you want t...
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30.03.2018 https://d15mj6e6qmt1na.cloudfront.net/i/30609379.jpg

Rams schedule home-and-home with Washington State and more

Colorado State and Washington State are set for a home-and-home series in 2022-23\. That announcement came from CSU and Joe Parker this morning, making it official. Now, the Rams have nine Power 5 opponents in the next decade as they continue to show ...
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27.03.2018 https://d15mj6e6qmt1na.cloudfront.net/i/30609379.jpg

Football adds Carta-Samuels, Basketball hires assistants and much more

Welcome to a packed episode of your CSU Rams Cast. On Sunday, Colorado State announced the signing of graduate transfer quarterback K.J. Carta-Samuels, formerly of Washington, who will join the Rams in the summer and compete for the starting job. We g...
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23.03.2018 https://d15mj6e6qmt1na.cloudfront.net/i/30609379.jpg

Niko Medved's introductory press conference a slam dunk

Can Niko Medved dunk?  It seems unlikely, as a 5'11" dude, but his introductory press conference was a slam dunk on Friday morning. In front of 100-150 Rams fans and about 10 media members -- as well as Athletic Director and boss Joe Parker -- Medved...
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20.03.2018 https://d15mj6e6qmt1na.cloudfront.net/i/30609379.jpg

Mike Bobo gives injury updates, plans for spring

On Monday, we met Mike Bobo at the on-campus stadium for his first press conference of spring football.  Of course, much of the conversation focused around Collin Hill, the should-be starting quarterback who injured his ACL for a second time less than...
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13.03.2018 https://d15mj6e6qmt1na.cloudfront.net/i/30609379.jpg

Collin Hill injured; what graduate transfer QBs will CSU look to land?

On Monday, Mike Bobo announced through a release that Collin Hill has re-injured and re-torn his ACL in his left knee. For Rams fans -- and likely coaches, too -- this is devastating news. Hill originally injured the knee in October of 2016, as a fre...
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9.03.2018 https://d15mj6e6qmt1na.cloudfront.net/i/30609379.jpg

Who could be CSU's next basketball coach? The case for Chris Crutchfield (and others)

Colorado State men's basketball lost on Wednesday, ending not only their Mountain West tournament and season, but ending the Larry Eustachy Era once and for all. New era, new coach. Who will it be? Becky Hammon has been the talk of the nation as the ...
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6.03.2018 https://d15mj6e6qmt1na.cloudfront.net/i/30609379.jpg

Mountain West Tournament preview as CSU's journey starts Wednesday

This is March! Meaning college basketball is taking center stage in the sporting world. As for Colorado State Rams men's basketball, their march into March has been more a tired, sad saunter than an embattled, confident stroll into the postseason. L...
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3.03.2018 https://d15mj6e6qmt1na.cloudfront.net/i/30609379.jpg

Inside the roundtable discussion with CSU AD Joe Parker

With so much happening inside Colorado State Athletics, specifically within the men's basketball program and concerning Larry Eustachy, many questions remained unanswered. That's because, after the month-long climate assessment of Eustachy's program, t...
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27.02.2018 https://d15mj6e6qmt1na.cloudfront.net/i/30609379.jpg

Larry Eustachy out at CSU; A look at many possibilities as next head coach

Yesterday, Larry Eustachy resigned from his post as Colorado State's head coach, a position he held for more than six years. We take a minute to look back on the Larry Eustachy Era at CSU, the good and the bad times, as well as the pros and cons of La...
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23.02.2018 https://d15mj6e6qmt1na.cloudfront.net/i/30609379.jpg

Setting the stage for CSU - No. 20 Nevada; Could CSU Football play on "Week 0" again?

Jase Herl has been saying and doing all the right things in his role as interim head coach for the Colorado State Rams men's basketball team. But, can he stay on as the head coach next year? Unfortunately for Herl, he's the right coach but at the wron...
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20.02.2018 https://d15mj6e6qmt1na.cloudfront.net/i/30609379.jpg

J.D. Paige set to return vs. Boise Wednesday, Jase Herl making positive changes to program

The Colorado State Rams are 1-1 under Jase Herl, but the changes are clear and evident for the school's men's basketball team. Herl injected fun into his team during their first game together last Saturday and the Rams won. Outside of that, Herl has m...
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17.02.2018 https://d15mj6e6qmt1na.cloudfront.net/i/30609379.jpg

Ryan Krous joins to talk CSU men's basketball and CSU Football recruiting

Today on this special edition of the CSU Rams Cast, our friend Ryan Krous joins to discuss all things Colorado State athletics.  We start with the CSU men's basketball team and their massive win over San Jose State last Saturday, a huge victory due to...
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13.02.2018 https://d15mj6e6qmt1na.cloudfront.net/i/30609379.jpg

Jase Herl injects fun into his team, defensive CSU Football coach quotes from NSD

Colorado State finally got back to their winning ways on Saturday, defeating San Jose State 90-79. For the first time ever, Jase Herl was the head coach of the Rams men's team, being named to that interim position at 9:30 a.m. Saturday, with the game ...
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9.02.2018 https://d15mj6e6qmt1na.cloudfront.net/i/30609379.jpg

Men's basketball in turmoil, National Signing Day offensive coach quotes

Larry Eusachy and his representatives are set to meet with Joe Parker and Colorado State representatives early next week, but they have yet to meet, according to Parker's statement released Thursday. On Thursday, the mens basketball players boycotted ...
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6.02.2018 https://d15mj6e6qmt1na.cloudfront.net/i/30609379.jpg

Former Rams defend Larry Eustachy, plus Steve Barnes quotes after his first game coaching

Larry Eustachy has been placed on administrative leave from the Colorado State men's basketball team, leaving Steve Barnes -- his longtime friend and assistant coach -- as the interim coach for CSU. Saturday's loss to Nevada -- a close one against the...
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2.02.2018 https://d15mj6e6qmt1na.cloudfront.net/i/30609379.jpg

Larry Eustachy's conduct under investigation again, hoops host Nevada Saturday

For Colorado State Rams basketball, a tough season has gotten a little ugly as of late. The Rams have lost five straight games, which is the longest streak of losing in eight years, they're without their two best starters due to injury and it was foun...
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30.01.2018 https://d15mj6e6qmt1na.cloudfront.net/i/30609379.jpg

Rams add two new commits, short-handed hoops hosts Wyoming Wednesday

We kick off this podcast by celebrating what Michael Gallup was able to accomplish at the Senior Bowl last week. Gallup helped himself immensely by practicing and then playing well  in Mobile, Alabama. We look at where Gallup could go in the NFL Draft,...
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26.01.2018 https://d15mj6e6qmt1na.cloudfront.net/i/30609379.jpg

PODCAST: Michael Gallup gaining national attention at Senior Bowl

Dear world, meet Michael Gallup. Gallup, who had already gained some national recognition for being a Biletnikoff Award finalist, is really turning heads this week at the Senior Bowl. We look through a litany of tweets from scouts and "draft experts" ...
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23.01.2018 https://d15mj6e6qmt1na.cloudfront.net/i/30609379.jpg

Jimmy Hyams joins to discuss John Jancek hire, recruiting tidbits

We kick off this version of your CSU Rams cast with recruiting news from Monday. Multiple players tweeted out they have either committed to Colorado State or decommitted from another school, meaning they could become Rams soon. Who are those young men ...
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19.01.2018 https://d15mj6e6qmt1na.cloudfront.net/i/30609379.jpg

4 Rams prepare to show their stuff in collegiate All-Star Games Saturday

Four former Colorado State Rams football players will take place in collegiate all-star games on Saturday, and we get into all of them, what they meant to Rams football and how this weekend could certainly help them move to the next level. First up, i...
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16.01.2018 https://d15mj6e6qmt1na.cloudfront.net/i/30609379.jpg

Breaking down CSU Football’s many coaching hires

The names went by so quickly: John Jancek, Dave Johnson, Eric Lewis, and so many more. There have been a ton of coaching hires for Colorado State football, and they've all announced via Twitter in this incredibly busy time surrounding recruiting. So, ...
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12.01.2018 https://d15mj6e6qmt1na.cloudfront.net/i/30609379.jpg

Experienced John Jancek now favorite as CSU D.C. and Prentiss Nixon's "flu game"

It's been a roller coaster ride of a week for the Colorado State Rams and their fans. On Monday, it looked like CSU had landed a huge hire in Derrick Ansley, the DBs coach at Alabama, to be the Rams next defensive coordinator. The young, intelligent A...
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8.01.2018 https://d15mj6e6qmt1na.cloudfront.net/i/30609379.jpg

Colorado State lands their defensive coordinator in up-and-comer Derrick Ansley

After long last, the Colorado State Rams football team has their new defensive coordiantor in Derrick Ansley. Mike Bobo knocked this hire out of the park, hiring an up-and-coming, brilliant young football mind in Ansley, who's worked his tail off to mo...
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