Early Predictions: Colorado State Rams

JeremySenior Writer IFebruary 11, 2009

The Rams will look to build off their success from first year head coach Steve Fairchild, as the Rams will try to go bowling again in 2009.  That, however, will be tough with the loss of quarterback Billy Farris, running backs Kyle Bell and Gattrell Johnson, and also tight end Kory Sperry.  The Rams will need replacements to get back to bowl eligibility.

9-5-09at Colorado                         L
9-19-09NEVADA                           W
10-3-09at Idaho                             W
TBAWYOMING                         W
TBAAIR FORCE                        L
TBAUTAH                                  L
TBAat Brigham Young         L
TBAat TCU                                L
TBAat UNLV                              L
TBAat New Mexico                    W
TBA1 non-conference opponent



The Buffs have a third year starter at quarterback in Cody Hawkins, and this year looks to be the year for the Buffs to challenge for the Big XII title.



The Wolf Pack run the odd pistol offense, and they return their top two running backs and quarterback.



The Vandals were one of the worst teams in FBS, and 2009 looks to be the same.



The "Border War" is always a tough game.


Air Force

Another in-state rival, but Air Force will have the experience at the playmaking positions.



The Utes have to replace most of their offensive production from 2008.



The Cougar offense returns freshman wide receiver sensation McKay Jacobson, who will replace Austin Collie.



Andy Dalton returns for his third year as a quarterback with significant playing time.


New Mexico

The Lobos' QB Donovan Porterie is fully healthy.


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