Nick Stevens threw for two touchdowns in Colorado State's 21-point second quarter and the Rams defense forced a fourth-quarter turnover in a 27-24 victory over New Mexico on Friday night.
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Nick Stevens threw three of his four touchdown passes to Michael Gallup and Dalyn Dawkins had a career-high 195 yards rushing, including a 59-yard scoring run, to help Colorado State hold off Nevada for a 44-42 win Saturday night.
Nick Stevens threw for 293 yards and two touchdowns, and Colorado State jumped out to a big lead early and cruised to a 27-14 victory over Utah State on Saturday.
Seth Walder ESPN Analytics
Colorado State and Utah State face off in a high-leverage game for the Mountain division crown today. A win for the Rams would give them a 70% chance to win the division and drop the Aggies down to 1%. But if Utah State, moderate underdogs, pull out the win, the Aggies would have a 23% chance at winning the division and Colorado State would drop to 37%.
Rams, Buckeyes, Fighting Irish lead top offenses
With Nick Stevens claiming the top QBR of Week 5, it was no surprise that Colorado State also had the most efficient offense in the country this week. Ohio State and Notre Dame tied for second just a tenth of a point back, with Nebraska rounding out the top four.
Stevens, Stidham lead the way in QBR
Nick Stevens barely edged Jarrett Stidham for the top QBR of Week 5. The leaderboard was crowded at the top this week, with Max Browne, Lamar Jackson and Jalen Hurts all within two points of the top spot.
Nick Stevens threw four touchdown passes and Michael Gallup had eight receptions for 212 yards and a score to lead Colorado State past Hawaii 51-21 on Saturday night.
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Jalen Hurts passed for 248 yards and two long touchdowns and rushed for 103 yards to lead No. 1 Alabama to a 41-23 victory Saturday night over Colorado State.