Monthly Archives: August 2011

Where is the buzz?

The college football season opens this week, but you’d hardly know it around here. Reason? The annual kickoff around these parts had become Colorado State vs. Colorado in Denver, but that won’t happen for two weeks. Colorado State is on … Continue reading

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Differing opinions

For the past two weeks, Colorado State’s football team has approached the New Mexico game plan as if they will see two quarterbacks. New Mexico coach Mike Locksley isn’t of that mindset heading into Saturday’s season opener for both Mountain … Continue reading

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Ready for either

New Mexico released its depth chart for the season opener, with coach Mike Locksley choosing sophomore Tarean Austin to start at quarterback over junior B.R. Holbrook. Austin is the more mobile of the two, Holbrook the better passer. Both played … Continue reading

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Colorado State will return to Lubick Field at Hughes Stadium on Saturday, a practice that will be closed to everybody. Head coach Steve Fairchild said the team will scrimmage a bit, but will also try to clean up the substitution … Continue reading

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This and that

Thursday found Colorado State’s football team back out at the stadium, and head coach Steve Fairchild had his team running through an assortment of things, from wild final plays and even one they hope to run a lot this year … Continue reading

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Play good, list bad

Head coach Steve Fairchild noted the first day of practice after school starts can be a little rough, but Tuesday’s session met his standards. The same can’t be said of the music playlist provided by quality control defensive assistant Mike … Continue reading

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Scrimmage notes

Colorado State held the second scrimmage of fall camp with the normal mixed reviews. However, if one part of the team impressed head coach Steve Fairchild more than he expected, it was the offensive line. Considering the injuries the team … Continue reading

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Still waiting

Thompson Valley High School product Dorian Brown still has yet to be cleared by trainers to take part in contact drills, leaving the running back on the sidelines for the most part in fall camp at Colorado State. Even though … Continue reading

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Sign of the times

Wednesday’s morning practice took on a new look for the Colorado State football team, a quick-paced walk through in shells that coach Steve Fairchild said wouldn’t have been possible in the past. It’s a style of practice Fairchild brought from … Continue reading

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Playing it safe

Linebacker Mychal Sisson, the heart and soul of the Colorado State defense, pulled a groin early in practice and sat out drills the rest of the way. He spent part of the time riding an exercise bike on the side, … Continue reading

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