Football 101

College football, campus life, American culture.

When: Saturday, September 21st 2019
Opponent: Illinois State
Cost: Free for students! $20 for CSU scholars, spouses, children, or guests.

Draft Schedule:

  • 10:00 a.m. –  Check in begins (Newsom Hall Event Center)
  • 10:30 a.m. –  Program begins–Ram Walk and Football 101 presentation
  • 12:00 p.m. – Group heads to stadium
  • 1:00 p.m.   –  Game kickoff
  • 4:00 p.m. (Approximately) – Game ends

This fall, Football 101 will celebrate its 10th year of bringing international students into the heart of campus life and American culture through an inside look at American football. Join the Colorado State University Alumni Association, Athletics Department, and Office of International Programs to experience a CSU football game! Learn about the sport of American football, CSU football traditions, experience Ag Day, and join fellow Ram fans to cheer Ram football onto victory!

Saturday Morning:

Join other international students and learn the basic rules of the game from the National Football League, practice singing the CSU fight song, and pass around the football equipment used by Ram athletes. You’ll even get to meet past CSU Football players, and even one who played in the National Football League (NFL)!

Saturday Afternoon:

Head in to the stadium for free food and to cheer on the Rams to victory!

International Programs, Athletics, and the Alumni Association all work together to make this a special weekend for international students that you won’t forget.

Check out the photos from last year’s great Football 101 event!

Read the national news feature about CSU’s Football 101 in Fall 2014!