1999 Colorado State Rams football team

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1999 Colorado State Rams football
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Mountain West co-champion
Liberty Bowl, L, 17–23 vs. Southern Miss
Conference Mountain West Conference
1999 record 8–4 (5–2 MW)
Head coach Sonny Lubick (7th season)
Home stadium Hughes Stadium
Seasons
← 1998
2000 →
1999 Mountain West football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
Utah +   5 2         9 3  
BYU +   5 2         8 4  
Colorado State +   5 2         8 4  
Wyoming   4 3         7 4  
San Diego State   3 4         5 6  
New Mexico   3 4         4 7  
Air Force   2 5         6 5  
UNLV   1 6         3 8  
  • + – Conference co-champions
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1999 Colorado State Rams football team represented Colorado State University in the 1999 NCAA Division I-A football season. The team was led by seventh-year head coach Sonny Lubick and played its home games at Hughes Stadium. They finished the regular season with an 8–3 record overall and a 5–2 record in the newly formed Mountain West Conference, making them conference co-champions. The team was selected to play in the Liberty Bowl, in which they lost to Southern Miss.[1][2]

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent Site Result
September 4 vs. Colorado* Mile High StadiumDenver (Rocky Mountain Showdown) W 41–14  
September 11 2:00 PM Nevada* Hughes StadiumFort Collins, Colorado W 38–33  
September 16 at BYU Cougar StadiumProvo, Utah L 13–34  
October 2 New Mexico State* Hughes Stadium • Fort Collins, Colorado W 46–7  
October 9 8:00 PM at Fresno State* Bulldog StadiumFresno, California L 13–44  
October 16 1:05 PM San Diego State Hughes Stadium • Fort Collins, Colorado L 10–17  
October 23 7:00 PM at Wyoming War Memorial StadiumLaramie, Wyoming (Bronze Boot) W 24–13  
October 28 6:00 PM Utah Hughes Stadium • Fort Collins, Colorado W 31–24  
November 6 at New Mexico University StadiumAlbuquerque, New Mexico W 36–22  
November 18 Air Force Hughes Stadium • Fort Collins, Colorado (Ram–Falcon Trophy) W 41–21  
November 27 2:00 PM at UNLV Sam Boyd StadiumLas Vegas W 35–17  
December 31 vs. Southern Miss* Liberty Bowl Memorial StadiumMemphis, Tennessee (Liberty Bowl) L 17–23  
*Non-conference game. All times are in Mountain Time.


Roster[edit]

1999 Colorado State Rams football team roster
Players Coaches
Offense
Pos. # Name Class
QB 15 Matt Newton Jr
RB 32 Cecil Sapp Fr
RB 36 Kevin McDougal Sr
G 61 Blaine Saipaia Sr
Defense
Pos. # Name Class
DB 20 Rhett Nelson Fr
DB 38 John Howell Jr
DL 90 Greg Pollard Sr
DL 91 Bryan Save Fr
Special teams
Pos. # Name Class
Head coach
Coordinators/assistant coaches

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • (S) Suspended
  • (I) Ineligible
  • Injured Injured
  • Redshirt Redshirt

Roster
Last update: 2000-08-18

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Football Schedule: 1999-2000". Colorado State University. Retrieved December 18, 2016.
  2. ^ "Colorado State Yearly Results: 1995-1999". College Football Data Warehouse. Retrieved December 18, 2016.