DENVER — Nobody expected Colorado State to hang with No. 5 Iowa. The Rams entered Saturday’s matchup as 23.5 underdogs to the Hawkeyes. It was just a game for a paycheck, an opportunity for the athletic department to take the $1.35 million and run. After all, the team that lost to Vanderbilt couldn’t possibly beat one of the top teams…

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Justin Michael

Justin has been covering Colorado State athletics since 2015 & has been featured in multiple national outlets. Along with keeping up with the Mountain West, Justin loves the local teams and has been going to Broncos games since he was six years old. Follow Justin on Twitter - @JustinTMichael