NCAA Football Predictions – 2010 Colorado State Rams

The Colorado State Rams went 3-9 on college football picks in 2009 and 0-8 in the Mountain West Conference. Colorado State went 2-9 on betting odds against the spread, going over the total 5 times and under 5 times.

The Rams football program has been extremely average since the departure of former head coach Sonny Lubick. The Rams did go to a bowl game in 2008, but the Rams flopped in 2009. The Colorado State offense ranked 79th in the FBS averaging 350.8 yards per contest. The team averaged 206.6 yards per game through the air, and 144.2 running the football. The Rams scored only 21.7 points per game and that ranked 97th nationally. They are not great statistics, but not terrible either and there is a lot of room for improvement in 2010. The Colorado State defense gave up 378.8 yards per game and that ranked 78th in the FBS. The pass defense was pretty bad, it ranked 87th in the nation giving up almost 236 yards per game through the air. The run defense was ok, they ranked 70th nationally giving up 152 yards per game on the ground. Opponents scored almost 30 points per contest against the defense and that was 93rd in the FBS.

The 2010 Colorado State football team has some battles at the skilled positions. Quarterbacks Pete Thomas and Nico Raniri will compete for the starting job and Chris Nwoke vs. Raymond Carter will battle for the starting running back job. The offense will need to replace both receivers and four starters from the offensive line. Head coach Steve Fairchild has his work cut out for him.

The Rams defense should have one the best crew of linebackers in the Mountain West and the return of Ricky Brewer should make them even that much better. The run แทงบอลออนไลน์ defense should be a little better also. The secondary will be led by free safety Elijah -Blue Smith, who is a hard hitter, the rest of the unit will be decent.