2014 Colorado State Rams football team

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2014 Colorado State Rams football
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Las Vegas Bowl, L 10–45 vs. Utah
ConferenceMountain West Conference
DivisionMountain Division
2014 record10–3 (6–2 MW)
Head coachJim McElwain (3rd year) Dave Baldwin (Interim)
Offensive coordinatorDave Baldwin (3rd season)
Co-defensive coordinatorMarty English (3rd season)
Co-defensive coordinatorAl Simmons (3rd season)
Home stadiumSonny Lubick Field at Hughes Stadium
(Capacity: 32,500)
Seasons
← 2013
2015 →
2014 Mountain West football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
Mountain Division
No. 16 Boise State x$   7 1         12 2  
Colorado State   6 2         10 3  
Utah State   6 2         10 4  
Air Force   5 3         10 3  
New Mexico   2 6         4 8  
Wyoming   2 6         4 8  
West Division
Fresno State x   5 3         6 8  
San Diego State   5 3         7 6  
Nevada   4 4         7 6  
Hawaii   3 5         4 9  
San Jose State   2 6         3 9  
UNLV   1 7         2 11  
Championship: Boise State 28, Fresno State 14
  • $ – Conference champion
  • x – Division champion/co-champions
Rankings from AP Poll

The 2014 Colorado State Rams football team represented Colorado State University in the 2014 NCAA Division I FBS football season. The Rams were led by third-year head coach Jim McElwain and played their home games at Sonny Lubick Field at Hughes Stadium. They were members of the Mountain Division of the Mountain West Conference. They finished the season 10–3, 6–2 in Mountain West play to finish in a tie for second place in the Mountain Division. They were invited to the Las Vegas Bowl where they lost to Utah 45–10.

At the end of the regular season, McElwain resigned to take the same position at Florida. Offensive coordinator Dave Baldwin was the interim head coach for the Las Vegas Bowl.

Schedule[edit]

[1][needs update]

DateTimeOpponentRankSiteTVResultAttendance
August 29[2]7:00 p.m.vs. Colorado*FS1W 31–1763,363[3]
September 68:15 p.m.at Boise StateESPN2L 24–3734,910[3]
September 131:00 p.m.UC Davis*MWNW 49–2121,202[3]
September 2710:30 a.m.at Boston College*ACCRSNW 24–2133,632[3]
October 41:00 p.m.Tulsa*
  • Hughes Stadium
  • Fort Collins, CO
MWNW 42–1725,806[3]
October 118:30 p.m.at NevadaCBSSNW 31–2421,847[3]
October 185:00 p.m.Utah Statedagger
  • Hughes Stadium
  • Fort Collins, CO
CBSSNW 16–1332,546[3]
October 255:00 p.m.Wyoming
RTRMW 45–3132,529[3]
November 15:00 p.m.at San Jose StateCBSSNW 38–3117,887[3]
November 85:00 p.m.Hawaii
  • Hughes Stadium
  • Fort Collins, CO
ESPNUW 49–2225,236[3]
November 2211:30 a.m.New MexicoNo. 22
  • Hughes Stadium
  • Fort Collins, CO
RTRMW 58–2022,131[3]
November 281:30 p.m.at Air ForceNo. 21CBSSNL 24–2732,650[3]
December 201:30 p.m.vs. No. 23 Utah*ABCL 10–4533,067
  • *Non-conference game
  • daggerHomecoming
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to game
  • All times are in Mountain time

Rankings[edit]

Ranking movements
Legend: ██ Increase in ranking. ██ Decrease in ranking.
NR = Not ranked. RV = Received votes. ( ) = First place votes.
Week
Poll Pre 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 Final 
AP NR NR NR NR NR NR NR RV RV RV RV 23 22 21 RV RV RV 
Coaches NR RV NR NR NR NR NR RV RV RV RV 25 23 21 RV RV NR 
CFP Not released NR NR NR NR NR NR NR Not released

Game summaries[edit]

vs Colorado[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Rams 0 7 7 17 31
Buffaloes 7 3 7 0 17
Overall record Last meeting Result
22–63–2 2013 COLO, 41–27

at Boise State[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Rams 10 0 0 14 24
Broncos 13 17 7 0 37
Overall record Last meeting Result
0–3 2013 BSU, 42–30

UC Davis[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Aggies 7 0 0 14 21
Rams 21 7 0 21 49
Overall record Last meeting Result
First meeting

at Boston College[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Rams 0 7 7 10 24
Eagles 0 14 7 0 21
Overall record Last meeting Result
0–1 2003 BC, 35–21

Tulsa[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Golden Hurricane 0 7 3 7 17
Rams 14 14 7 7 42
Overall record Last meeting Result
3–5 2013 TUL, 30–27

at Nevada[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Rams 0 17 14 0 31
Wolf Pack 0 3 7 14 24
Overall record Last meeting Result
10–2 2013 CSU, 38–17

Utah State[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Aggies 10 0 0 3 13
Rams 7 3 0 6 16
Overall record Last meeting Result
36–32–2 2013 USU, 13–0

Wyoming[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Cowboys 3 0 7 21 31
Rams 10 14 14 7 45
Overall record Last meeting Result
56–44–2 2013 CSU, 52–22

at San Jose State[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Rams 7 10 7 14 38
Spartans 7 7 3 14 31
Overall record Last meeting Result
3–4 2013 SJSU, 34–27

Hawaii[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Rams 14 14 14 7 49
Rainbow Warriors 5 3 14 0 22
Overall record Last meeting Result
13–9 2013 CSU, 35–28

New Mexico[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Lobos 0 7 6 7 20
No. 22 Rams 7 30 21 0 58
Overall record Last meeting Result
36–25 2013 CSU, 66–42

at Air Force[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
No. 21 Rams 10 0 7 7 24
Falcons 7 10 7 3 27
Overall record Last meeting Result
20–31–1 2013 CSU, 58–13

Utah–Las Vegas Bowl[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Rams 10 0 0 0 10
No. 23 Utes 21 3 7 14 45
Overall record Last meeting Result
22–55–2 2010 UTAH, 59–6

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2014 Colorado State Rams Football Schedule". FBS Schedules. Retrieved February 26, 2014.
  2. ^ "CU vs CSU TV, Game Time Announced". University of Colorado at Boulder. May 29, 2014. Archived from the original on August 22, 2014. Retrieved August 2, 2014.
  3. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l "Game-by-Game Statistics". Colorado State University Department of Athletics. Retrieved November 18, 2014.