Colorado State vs. Fresno State: Three Keys to a Rams Win

Colorado State vs. Fresno State: Three Keys to a Rams Win

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Colorado State vs. Fresno State: Three Keys to a Rams Win

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Colorado State vs. Fresno State: Three Keys to a Rams Win


Colorado State Meets Fresno State For First Time Since 2016


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Rams Look To Win Back-To-Back Games For The First Time In 2019

WEEK 7: Colorado State Rams (2-5, 1-2 MW) vs. Fresno State Bulldogs (3-3, 1-1 MW)

WHEN: Saturday, October 26 — 5:30 PM MT/4:30 PM PT

WHERE: Bulldog Stadium; Fresno, CA (39,224)

TV: ESPNU

STREAMING: You can use a free seven-day trial of SlingTV by clicking here.

RADIO: The Colorado State broadcast can be found on 102.9 FM (KARS) in Fort Collins, while the Fresno State broadcast can be found on 940 AM (KFPT) in Fresno and can also be streamed through TuneIn.

SERIES RECORD: Colorado State leads 9-5

LAST WEEK: Colorado State is coming off of a bye while Fresno State defeated UNLV 56-27 in Fresno.

WEBSITES: gobulldogs.com, the official Fresno State athletics website | CSURams.com, the official Colorado State athletics website

GAME NOTES (PDF): Colorado State | Fresno State

ODDS (via OddsShark): Colorado State +13.5

Keys to a Rams Victory

1. Diversity

Junior wide receiver Warren Jackson had a career game two weeks ago against New Mexico as he caught nine passes for 214 yards and two touchdowns. He established himself as the latest big time, outside receiver at CSU. Well, he’ll need some help from freshman sensation Dante Wright. With the right combination, these two could keep Fresno State’s defense guessing all night.

2. Be Complete
Said it before and we’ll have to keep saying it until it happens. Colorado State has yet to play a complete, four-quarter, turnover-free game. While there is arguably enough talent on the roster to compete and beat anyone in the Mountain West, it would be a lot easier if they didn’t turn the ball over. Even in their best performance of the year against New Mexico, the Rams found a way to turn the ball over twice. While the Lobos didn’t capitalize, Fresno State may not be as forgiving.

3. Belief
There is still time to turn the season around believe it or not. 2-5 is not a death sentence but it will be an uphill climb to a bowl game. Despite what the two score spread suggests, the Rams really can beat the Bulldogs in Fresno on Saturday night but they gotta believe they can. They gotta believe they can win even if they get down early. They gotta believe even if they turn the ball over. They gotta believe that this season can still end in a bowl game.

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