Colorado State Rams Overview

Fast facts

League: Division I (NCAA)

Head Coach: Niko Medved

Team Mascot: CAM the Ram

Year Opened: 1966

Capacity: 8083

City / State: Fort Collins / Colorado

Rivalries & Top Games to Attend

Border War

Rival Team: Wyoming Cowboys

The Wyoming Cowboys are Colorado State’s biggest rivals, so you’ll be in for a treat when attending a matchup between these two schools. The rivalry dates back to 1911 and has produced many incredible moments over the years, including the Rams 62-38 upset over #20 ranked Wyoming in 1951. Get your tickets when the Rams and Cowboys square off, as there is always a lot at stake when these two square off.

Colorado State vs Colorado

Rival Team: Colorado Buffaloes

Colorado State and Colorado have a fierce in-state rivalry. Every matchup between the Rams and Buffaloes is a can’t miss event regardless of the sport. There are always lots of bragging rights when these two Colorado-based rivals meet, so make sure to attend the annual Colorado State-Colorado game.

Colorado State vs Air Force

Rival Team: Air Force Falcons

The intense rivalry between Colorado State and Air Force carries over from the gridiron to the hardwood. The two schools flat out don’t like each other, and a few years ago things came to blows when a mini-brawl broke out. There is plenty of bad blood between Colorado State and Air Force, so don’t miss it when the Falcons come to town.

Colorado State vs Utah State

Rival Team: Utah State Aggies

The rivalry between Colorado State and Utah State began during 1939-40 season. The two were conference rivals in the Mountain States Conference up until 1962, and would regularly schedule each other afterward. In 2013, Colorado State and Utah State once again became conference rivals, so make sure to get tickets when these two meet.

Colorado State vs Denver

Rival Team: Denver Pioneers

The Rams lead the all-time series between themselves and the in-state Denver Pioneers 92-68. There are lots of bragging rights when these two Colorado schools meet, so don’t miss it.

Colorado State vs Northern Colorado

Rival Team: Northern Colorado Bears

The Rams and Bears have played annually since the 2003-04 season. The Rams lead the all-time series 66-35, and you’ll be in for a good show when Colorado State and Northern Colorado square off.

Colorado State Rams Stadium Guide

In Game

A Colorado State game is an excellent experience for any college basketball fan. Moby Arena is home to a fun and raucous in-game atmosphere and has many unique design features. The atmosphere at Colorado State is incredible for a Mountain West school. From the enthusiasm shown by the fans and students at Colorado state, you’d think the program was a perennial contender. The band and spirit squads also put on a great show making a Rams basketball game an experience you won’t soon forget.

Moby Arena itself is also excellent. The arena has a unique look thanks to the ram’s horn designs that you’ll find around the venue. It also houses many extras including the Colorado State Sports Hall of Fame. At the Hall of Fame, you can see artifacts from throughout Colorado State athletics history, making it a must see for anyone attending a game.

Additionally, Fort Collins is a beautiful city to visit and has plenty of offer. Here you’ll find lots of places to eat and drink including CB & Potts Restaurant and Road 34. Fort Collins is also home to tons of craft breweries and Old Town Fort Collins meaning that if you’re planning a weekend trip, there is plenty to see.

You’ll have a fantastic time attending a Rams basketball game in Fort Collins where you’ll get to experience a great arena and in-game atmosphere.

Things to check out

Colorado State Sports Hall of Fame

Located on the south concourse, the Colorado State Sports Hall of Fame allows you the opportunity to see artifacts from throughout CSU athletics history. The Hall of Fame is something every Colorado State fan or college sports fan should check out during their visit, so make sure to stop by.

Ram Horn Design

Colorado State does an excellent job of incorporating the ram horn design into their arena. The court and corners both have this pattern giving Moby Arena a unique look, so check it out when attending a game.


Hanging from the rafters of Moby Arena are banners honoring the best players and teams in Colorado State men’s and women’s basketball history. The banners do a great job of honoring Rams greats such as Becky Hammon, so take them all in.

CSU Band

The CSU pep band always does and excellent job keeping energy high and getting the fans into the game. One of the better bands you will see, they’ll pump up the crowd throughout the game, so enjoy the atmosphere created by the pep band.

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CAM the Ram

The costumed version of the Colorado State mascot makes regular appearances at basketball games is quite a hoot. CAM performs all kinds of routines with the cheer squad and is a must-see for anyone attending a CSU basketball game.

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Green Outs

Wear green when attending a CSU basketball game. Rams fans show off their school pride by wearing green on game days, and the tradition helps create an excellent home court advantage as well.

Ram Ruckus

Colorado State’s student section provides a great atmosphere at Rams games and is a can’t miss aspect of any CSU basketball games. The students here show incredible support for their team and win or lose they’ll remain loud throughout the game.

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Fight Songs

  1. Stalwart Rams

    Fight on, you stalwart Ram Team, on to the goal
    Tear the (opponent’s nickname) line asunder
    As down the field we thunder;
    Knights of the Green and Gold,
    Fight on with all your might,
    Fight on, you stalwart Ram Team –
    Fight! Fight! Fight!

  2. Alma Mater

    Hail to Thee, Our Alma Mater,
    Colorado State.
    Memories Are Everlasting
    Of This Place So Great!
    May Thy Green And Gold
    Unite Us, Loyal Ever Be.
    Colorado State, Our Alma Mater,
    Hail, all Hail, To Thee.

Colorado State Rams Bars & Restaurants

  1. The Crown Pub

    The Crown Pub

    Crown Pub proudly offers only the freshest ingredients and hand-crafted foods we prepare daily.

    134 S College Ave, Fort Collins, CO 80524, USA


    Bar website

    american - $$

  2. Lucky Joe’s Sidewalk Saloon

    Lucky Joes Sidewalk Saloon

    Lucky Joe's is a friendly Irish pub in an old western saloon.

    25 Old Town Square, Fort Collins, CO 80524, USA


    Bar website

    american - $

  3. Trailhead Tavern

    Trailhead Tavern

    The Trailhead Tavern have 14 beers on tap, including local craft beer favorites and $2 Pabst Blue Ribbon drafts all day, every day.

    148 W Mountain Ave, Fort Collins, CO 80524, USA


    Bar website

    sportsbar - $

  4. Pinball Jones

    Pinball Jones

    Pinball Jones offers a large selection of bottled beer and local craft beers on tap.

    107 Linden St, Fort Collins, CO 80524, USA


    Bar website

    american - $

  5. Equinox Brewing

    Equinox Brewing

    At Equinox Brewing Co. we focus on the social aspects of beer, bringing people out of their homes into a public house to enjoy good beer and good conversation.

    133 Remington St, Fort Collins, CO 80524, USA


    Bar website

    american - $

  6. Coopersmith’s Pub and Brewing

    Coopersmiths Pub and Brewing

    Tucked in the heart of Old Town Fort Collins, CooperSmith’s unique charm and one-of-a-kind eating and drinking experience have been heard ’round the world.

    5 Old Town Square, Fort Collins, CO 80524, USA

    970-498-0483 ext 2

    Bar website

    american - $$

  7. Ramskeller Pub & Grub

    Ramskellar Pub and Grub

    Ramskeller offers 20 beers on tap and a wide selection of bottles. We also serve great bar food and our famous mac n' cheese.

    1099 Centre Ave, Fort Collins, CO 80526, USA


    Bar website

    cafe - $

  8. Jay’s Bistro

    Jays Bistro

    Featuring a full menu of lunch, dinner and tapas items as well as Fort Collins best wine list and full-service bar, Jay's Bistro is the place to be!

    135 W Oak St, Fort Collins, CO 80524, USA


    Bar website

    american - $$$

  9. The Colorado Room

    The Colorado Room

    The Colorado Room is a new college bar, fast service restaurant, and hang out.

    642 S College Ave, Fort Collins, CO 80524, USA


    Bar website

    american - $

  10. McClellans Brewing

    McClellans Brewing

    Brewpub featuring handcrafted cask ales, high-end spirits, artisan sandwiches and charcuterie boards.

    1015 S Taft Hill Rd, Fort Collins, CO 80521, USA


    Bar website

    american - $$

  11. Mojeaux’s


    The place in Fort Collins to enjoy slow-smoked Southern Bar-B-Que, Burgers and Cajun Food while sipping from a selection of 15 beers on tap.

    820 City Park Ave, Fort Collins, CO 80521, USA


    Bar website

    bbq - sportsbar - $$

  12. Town Pump

    Town Pump

    Cool place to hang out and grab some fantastic drinks!

    124 N College Ave, Fort Collins, CO 80524, USA


    Bar website

    sportsbar - $

  13. Black Bottle Brewery

    Black Bottle Brewery

    Going against the grain of the traditional craft brewing industry, BBB prides itself on the use of radical ingredients, brewing styles, and techniques.

    1611 S College Ave #1609, Fort Collins, CO 80525, USA


    Bar website

    american - $$

  14. The Mayor of Old Town

    The Mayor of Old Town

    Nationally recognized full bar and restaurant that specializes in Craft Beer.

    632 S Mason St, Fort Collins, CO 80524, USA


    Bar website

    american - $$

  15. Social Fort

    Social Fort

    Social is a locally-owned, underground, cocktail bar in Old Town Fort Collins. It's a place to enjoy properly crafted cocktails, sommelier selected wines, and abundantly sliced charcuterie

    1 Old Town Square #7, Fort Collins, CO 80524, USA


    Bar website

    american - $$

  16. Big AL’S Burgers & Dogs

    Big ALS Burgers and Dogs

    Big Al’s Burgers and Dogs serves traditional favorites like Chicago Dogs and Cheese Burgers.

    140 W Mountain Ave, Fort Collins, CO 80524, USA


    Bar website

    american - $

  17. Scrumpy’s

    Scrumpys beer

    Hard Cider Bar, Sandwiches and Sweets.

    215 N College Ave, Fort Collins, CO 80524, USA


    Bar website

    american - $$

  18. Blue Agave Grill

    Blue Agave Grill

    We are a full service restaurant serving contemporary southwestern cuisine with a full service bar.

    201 S College Ave #100, Fort Collins, CO 80524, USA


    Bar website

    american - $$

  19. Slyce Pizza

    Slyce Pizza

    A fun pizza place where you can grab anything from a slice or whole pie of the classics or dare to try one of our more adventurous culinary creations.

    163 W Mountain Ave, Fort Collins, CO 80524, USA


    Bar website

    pizza - $

  20. Yampa Sandwich Company

    Backcountry Delicatessen

    In every Backcountry Deli you visit, you’ll find the same commitment to natural and fresh ingredients, delicious, creative fare and excellent customer service.

    140 N College Ave, Fort Collins, CO 80524, USA


    Bar website

    american - $$

  21. Jax Fish House Fort Collins

    Jax Fish House Fort Collins

    Serving up the freshest, most sustainable seafood alongside the highest quality, farm-fresh local produce, Jax has quickly become an Old Town favorite.

    123 N College Ave, Fort Collins, CO 80524, USA


    Bar website

    american - $$

  22. Dam Good Tacos

    Dam Good Tacos

    DGT (formerly Dam Good Tacos) serves up Authentic American Tacos, made with unique and delicious flavor combinations.

    120 W Laurel St, Fort Collins, CO 80524, USA


    Bar website

    american - $

  23. B & B’s Pickle Barrel

    B Bs Pickle Barrel

    Excellent sandwiches, tasty homefries, homemade soups and stews, fresh bakery items, and a full bar make the Pickle Barrel Fort Collins a great place to have a quick meal.

    122 W Laurel St, Fort Collins, CO 80524, USA


    Bar website

    american - $

  24. Rainbow Restaurant & Catering

    Rainbow Restaurant Catering

    “Great food, staff and atmosphere. Like being with family. Lots of gluten free options. Definitely worth the detour off the interstate.”

    212 W Laurel St, Fort Collins, CO 80521, USA


    Bar website

    american - $$

  25. Cafe Bluebird Fort Collins

    Cafe Bluebird Fort Collins

    Cafe Bluebird is a full service restaurant offering a breakfast and lunch menu featuring homemade recipes and feel good comfort food.

    524 W Laurel St #2, Fort Collins, CO 80521, USA


    Bar website

    american - cafe - $$

  26. Gib’s Bagel

    Gibs Bagel

    For over 20 years, Gib's Bagels has been serving up authentic, delicious New York style bagels right here in northern Colorado.

    1112 Oakridge Dr, Fort Collins, CO 80525, USA


    Bar website

    cafe - $

  27. The Fat Shack

    The Fat Shack

    The Fat Shack is happy to introduce the fat sandwich like you've never seen it before to CSU and Fort Collins.

    706 S College Ave #102, Fort Collins, CO 80524, USA


    Bar website

    american - $

  28. Krazy Karl’s Pizza

    Krazy Karls Pizza

    Our locally owned restaurant in Campus West offers gourmet pizza, grinders, salads, wings and loaded waffle fries!

    1124 W Elizabeth St, Fort Collins, CO 80521, USA


    Bar website

    pizza - sportsbar - $

  29. Aspen Grille

    Aspen Grille

    Cool school vibe and such fantastic burgers and sandwiches!

    Lory Student Center, 1101 Center Ave Mall, Fort Collins, CO 80521, USA


    Bar website

    american - $$