DENVER – Revving up its running game in the second half, Colorado State cruised past Colorado 31-17 in Friday night’s Rocky Mountain Showdown at Sports Authority Field at Mile High.
The Buffaloes, cradling a 17-14 lead entering the fourth quarter, were outscored 17-0 in the final 15 minutes as the Rams avenged a 41-27 loss in last season’s meeting.
CU still leads the series 62-22-2, but CSU has won two of the last three games in Denver. The Rams defeated the Buffs 22-17 in 2012.
Gaining only 81 ground yards in Friday night’s first half, the Rams finished the game with 266 yards rushing. Running backs Dee Hart, a graduate transfer from Alabama who is only a junior, and Treyous Jarrells, a junior college transfer, accounted for all but 6 yards of CSU’s total...more
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