Colorado State Defeats Colorado 22-17 - Recap
Colorado State earned a 22-17 victory over Colorado on Saturday in Week 1 action at Sports Authority Field at Mile High.
Colorado State was an underdog by 6 points and came through with an ATS victory for bettors. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 47.5.
Garrett Grayson completed 14 of 21 pass attempts for 173 yards for the Rams in the win. He did not throw an interception in the game.
Tony Jones rushed for 43 yards for Colorado, while Malcolm Creer added 17 yards. Jordan Webb threw for 187 yards for the Buffaloes, while receivers Nelson Spruce and Tyler McCulloch had 64 and 54 yards respectively.
Colorado State outgained Colorado 298-245 yards in the game, while the battle of first downs was won 19-17 by the Rams.
Colorado lost the time of possession battle 33:30/26:30, leaving their defense on the field more than they wanted.
Next game, Colorado State takes its act home to face North Dakota State looking for another win. For Colorado, they head home to face Sacramento State.