Rams Fall 31-6 Against Alabama - Game Recap
The battle between the Crimson Tide and Rams didn’t turn out to be much of a battle at all as Colorado State was handed a 31-6 defeat on Saturday at Bryant-Denny Stadium.
Alabama won on the scoreboard, but lost at the pay window as they failed to cover the 39.5-point spread. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 55.5.
AJ McCarron completed 20 of 26 pass attempts for 258 yards for the Crimson Tide in the win. He was picked off 1 time by the Rams defense.
Chris Nwoke rushed for 27 yards for Colorado State, while Garrett Grayson added 16 yards. Garrett Grayson threw for 228 yards for the Rams, while receivers Joe Hansley and Rashard Higgins had 82 and 71 yards respectively.
Colorado State was outgained by Alabama 338-279 yards in Saturday's match, while the important battle of first downs was won 16-13 by the Crimson Tide.
Colorado State led the time of possession tally, as the game finished as a 31:10/28:50 split in that important category.
Alabama heads into a Week 5 battle against Mississippi. Colorado State, meanwhile, will have their next action against Texas El Paso.