By Colin Barnard cbarnard prairiemountainmedia. Losers of four consecutive installments of the rivalry, the Rams know the importance of this game to their hometown teammates, coaches and fans. Fort Collins native and starting linebacker Max McDonald wants it more than ever, and players around him have picked up on the intensity. Friday will be the first look at what coach Mike Bobo believes is his best five at this point in the season, and there are a lot of new faces to learn.
Nate Landman Coin Toss: Colorado wins the toss and elects to receive and will defend the north goal. Flag on the play, pass interference on Colorado State. First and goal Colorado.
Stefanou point after attempt is good. First and 10 CSU. Extra point from CSU is good. First and 10 Colorado from the Colorado 25 yard line.
Alex Kinney punts to CSU and punt rolls out of bounds. Colorado 1st down at the Colorado 47 yard line.
Score is Colorado 7, Colorado State 7. Colorado leads CSU with remaining in the 2nd quarter. CSU returns the ball 16 yards. Illegal blocking on the play. Gain of 13 to the Colorado 8 yard line.
CSU's point after attempt is good. Colorado State 14, Colorado Colorado 1st and 10 from the Colorado 25 yard line. Point after attempt from Colorado is good.
Colorado 17, Colorado State Ball is caught in the back of the end zone and CSU takes a knee. Point after attempt is good.
Colorado State 21, Colorado Montez pass again complete to Russel for 17 yards. Colorado leads CSU Colorado 24, Colorado State Play is under review.
Fumble recovered by Colorado. Stefanou's point after attempt is good.
Kinney punts to CSU's Wright and he returns it 13 yards before bouncing out of bounds. Snap is fumbled and recovered by CSU for a loss of 15 yards.
Colorado 31, Colorado State