The Colorado State Rams football program, established in 1893, represents Colorado State University and is a member of the National Collegiate Athletic Association Division I Football Bowl Subdivision and Mountain West Conference. Rams football teams have had relative success over the years, including winning or sharing the Mountain West title in 1999, 2000 and 2002. The team is coached by Steve Addazio who was hired on December 10th 2019.
The Rams completed a 49-season tenure at Sonny Lubick Field at Hughes Stadium, located four miles west of the school's campus in the foothills of the Rocky Mountains, in 2016. The university completed construction of Canvas Stadium, a new on-campus facility, in 2017. The first game at Canvas Stadium was played on August 26, 2017, when the Rams defeated the Oregon State Beavers 58-27. The Rams have long-standing rivalries with Colorado, Wyoming, and Air Force.
In August of 2020, the university suspended the football program indefinitely and initiated investigations into accusations of racism and verbal abuse of players by the coachng staff.
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