2015 Colorado State Rams football
Colorado State Rams wordmark.svg
Arizona Bowl, L 23–28 vs. Nevada
ConferenceMountain West Conference
DivisionMountain Division
Record7–6 (5–3 MW)
Head coach
Offensive coordinatorWill Friend (1st season)
Defensive coordinatorTyson Summers (1st season)
Home stadiumCanvas Stadium
(Capacity: 36,500)
Seasons
← 2014
2016 →
2015 Mountain West Conference football standings
Conf Overall
Team   W   L     W   L  
Mountain Division
Air Force x   6 2     8 6  
New Mexico   5 3     7 6  
Utah State   5 3     6 7  
Boise State   5 3     9 4  
Colorado State   5 3     7 6  
Wyoming   2 6     2 10  
West Division
San Diego State x$   8 0     11 3  
Nevada   4 4     7 6  
San Jose State   4 4     6 7  
Fresno State   2 6     3 9  
UNLV   2 6     3 9  
Hawaii   0 8     3 10  
Championship: San Diego State 27, Air Force 24
  • $ – Conference champion
  • x – Division champion/co-champions
Rankings from AP Poll

The 2015 Colorado State Rams football team represented Colorado State University during the 2015 NCAA Division I FBS football season. The Rams were led by first-year head coach Mike Bobo 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 7–6, 5–3 in Mountain West play to finish in a four way tie for second place in the Mountain Division. They were invited to inaugural Arizona Bowl where they lost to fellow Mountain West member Nevada.

Schedule

DateTimeOpponentSiteTVResultAttendance
September 52:00 p.m.Savannah State*MWNW 65–1324,571
September 121:30 p.m.Minnesota*
  • Hughes Stadium
  • Fort Collins, CO
CBSSNL 20–23 OT32,500
September 195:00 p.m.vs. Colorado*CBSSNL 24–27 OT66,253
September 265:00 p.m.at UTSA*CBSSNW 33–3124,705
October 35:00 p.m.at Utah StateESPN3L 18–3322,059
October 105:00 p.m.No. 25 Boise State
  • Hughes Stadium
  • Fort Collins, CO
CBSSNL 10–4126,117
October 171:30 p.m.Air ForceCBSSNW 38–2332,546
October 311:30 p.m.San Diego State
  • Hughes Stadium
  • Fort Collins, CO
CBSSNL 17–4118,125
November 71:00 p.m.at WyomingESPN3W 26–718,682
November 145:00 p.m.UNLV
  • Hughes Stadium
  • Fort Collins, CO
RTRMW 49–3515,641
November 213:30 p.m.at New MexicoRTRMW 28–2121,643
November 287:00 p.m.at Fresno StateCBSSNW 34–3126,375
December 295:30 p.m.vs. Nevada*ASNL 23–2820,425
Schedule Source:[1]

Game Summaries

Savannah State

1 2 3 4 Total
Tigers 0 7 0 6 13
Rams 24 21 13 7 65

See also: 2015 Savannah State Tigers football team


Minnesota

1 2 3 4OT Total
Golden Gophers 0 6 7 73 23
Rams 7 0 3 100 20

See also: 2015 Minnesota Golden Gophers football team


vs. Colorado

1 2 3 4OT Total
Rams 14 0 3 70 24
Buffaloes 0 10 7 73 27

See also: 2015 Colorado Buffaloes football team and Rocky Mountain Showdown


at UTSA

1 2 3 4 Total
Rams 9 7 14 3 33
Roadrunners 7 10 7 7 31

See also: 2015 UTSA Roadrunners football team


at Utah State

1 2 3 4 Total
Rams 3 7 0 8 18
Aggies 3 14 6 10 33

See also: 2015 Utah State Aggies football team


Boise State

1 2 3 4 Total
No. 24 Broncos 17 10 7 7 41
Rams 0 10 0 0 10

See also: 2015 Boise State Broncos football team


Air Force

1 2 3 4 Total
Air Force 6 7 0 10 23
Rams 14 7 14 3 38

See also: 2015 Air Force Falcons football team and Ram–Falcon Trophy


San Diego State

1 2 3 4 Total
Aztecs 7 6 14 14 41
Rams 7 3 0 7 17

See also: 2015 San Diego State Aztecs football team


at Wyoming

1 2 3 4 Total
Rams 17 6 3 0 26
Cowboys 0 0 0 7 7

See also: 2015 Wyoming Cowboys football team and Border War (Colorado State–Wyoming rivalry)


UNLV

1 2 3 4 Total
Rebels 14 7 7 7 35
Rams 14 14 7 14 49

See also: 2015 UNLV Rebels football team


at New Mexico

1 2 3 4 Total
Rams 14 3 3 8 28
Lobos 7 7 7 0 21

See also: 2015 New Mexico Lobos football team


at Fresno State

1 2 3 4 Total
Rams 7 7 13 7 34
Bulldogs 10 14 0 7 31

See also: 2015 Fresno State Bulldogs football team


Arizona Bowl–Nevada

1 2 3 4 Total
Wolf Pack 3 16 3 6 28
Rams 0 13 7 3 23

See also: 2015 Nevada Wolf Pack football team and 2015 Arizona Bowl


The Rams and Wolf Pack are both members of the Mountain West Conference. However, they are in opposite divisions and did not play each other in the regular season in 2015. This is the first time teams from the same conference have met in a non-championship bowl game since the 1979 Orange Bowl.

Players in the 2016 NFL Draft

Main article: 2016 NFL Draft

Player Position Round Pick NFL Club
Rashard Higgins WR 5 172 Cleveland Browns
Cory James LB 6 194 Oakland Raiders

See also: List of Colorado State Rams in the NFL Draft

References

  1. ^ "2015 Colorado State Rams Football Schedule". FB Schedules. Retrieved March 8, 2015.