Pack place five on BSN Pre-Season All-America team, 11 honored on Pre-Season All-RMAC squad
[7/23/14] - A total of five senior Colorado State University-Pueblo football players have been named to the Beyond Sports Network (BSN) Preseason Division II All-America Team in advance of the upcoming 2014 season. Additionally, the Pack had 11 players selected to BSN's Preseason All-RMAC squad.
Pack hire Borbely as new offensive line coach
[7/2/14] - Dave Borbely, formerly at the University of Louisville and several other Division I-FBS programs, has been named as Colorado State University-Pueblo’s new offensive line coach, ThunderWolf Head Coach John Wristen has announced.
ThunderWolves Golf Classic set for September 5
[6/19/14] - Teams entered for the 13th Annual ThunderWolves Golf Classic by August 1 will have a chance to win "The Coaches Package" for CSU-Pueblo's season-opening football game against West Texas A&M on Sept. 4
Pack receiving national attention from pre-season magazines
[6/10/14] - CSU-Pueblo senior Darius Allen was tabbed as a First Team Pre-Season All-American by both the Sporting News and Lindy's.
Former Pack star signed by Broncos
[5/23/14] - Former Colorado State University-Pueblo football standout Chase Vaughn has been signed by the National Football League’s Denver Broncos to their 90-man off-season roster after successful rookie mini-camp tryout.
Two Pack football players ink with NFL Teams
[5/11/14] - A pair of former Colorado State University-Pueblo football players have reportedly signed free agent contracts with National Football League teams following the end of the 2014 NFL Draft. Darius Millines signed with the Oakland Raiders while Mike Pennel (shown above) has inked with the Green Bay Packers.
Browning-led Blue squad takes 20-16 spring win
[4/18/14] - Paul Browning made two touchdown receptions to help lead the Blue Team to a 20-16 win over the red squad in CSU-Pueblo's Spring game on Friday evening.
Spring Game set for Friday evening
[4/17/14] - The CSU-Pueblo football team will host their annual Spring Game, Friday evening at the Neta & Eddie DeRose ThunderBowl.
Pack football squad prepping for 2014 run in spring workouts
[4/4/14] - The CSU-Pueblo football team has been putting in some early morning work to get ready for the Apr. 18 Spring Game and 2014 season.
Pack football program to host coaching clinic
[4/2/14] - Renowned industrial and organizational psychology practitioner and scholar Dr. Rich Perea will be the keynote speaker at the CSU-Pueblo football program's third annual coaches' clinic on the weekend of Apr. 12-14.
2014 Football Season Tickets, including chances to win 50-inch HDTV's on sale
[4/2/14] - Season tickets for the upcoming 2014 CSU-Pueblo football season are now on sale for as low as $50. Fans who renew or purchase new season tickets by May 30 will be entered into a drawing for one of three 50-inch HDTV's
2014 CSU-Pueblo Football Pro Day
[4/2/14] - The CSU-Pueblo Football program held its' second Pro Day on Monday (Mar. 30), giving several former Pack players a chance to impress NFL scouts.
Pack football program hosts Pro Day
[3/31/14] - The CSU-Pueblo football program hosted its Pro Day on Monday morning giving several former Pack stand-outs a chance to show their skills for NFL scouts.
ThunderWolves announce 2014 football schedule
[3/18/14] - Non-conference games against Texas powers West Texas A&M and Sam Houston State highlight the 2014 CSU-Pueblo football schedule. The Pack play five home games, including their Thursday, Sept. 4 opener against West Texas A&M.
Spring football practices begin Friday in advance of Apr. 18 Spring game
[3/13/14] - The 3-time defending RMAC Champion Colorado State University-Pueblo football team will begin 2014 spring practices on Friday in advance of the Apr. 18 Spring Game.
Pack's Pennel to participate in upcoming NFL Combine
[2/19/14] - After an award-winning 2013 season with the CSU-Pueblo ThunderWolves, Mike Pennel will have the chance to impress the NFL when he competes in the league's scouting combine, which begins Friday in Indianapolis. Pennel is the only player from the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference to receive an invite.
CSU-Pueblo Football Signing Day Central
[2/5/14] - Get REAL TIME UPDATES on the CSU-Pueblo football team's Letter of Intent signees during Signing Day 2014. View bios, video and more on the Pack's new football additions.
CSU-Pueblo football adds 36 to 2014 roster on National Signing Day
[2/5/14] - CSU-Pueblo took its first step toward a fourth straight RMAC championship Wednesday, adding 36 players to the roster, including 32 high school seniors, who signed National Letters of Intent to continue their education and football-playing careers with the ThunderWolves.
Allen, Kliesen, Pennel bring in All-American honors
[1/29/14] - Three ThunderWolves were named All-American by D2Football.com, including two first-teamers.
Allen named National Defensive Player of the Year, four T-Wolves named All-American
[1/22/14] - CSU-Pueblo junior defensive end Darius Allen has received National Defensive Player of the Year honors by Don Hansen's Football Gazette, making him the first national defensive player of the year in the history of the football program.
Thirteen lucky ThunderWolves named All-Region, Allen named Defensive POY
[1/13/14] - A total of 13 CSU-Pueblo football standouts have been named all-region selections by Don Hansen's Football Gazette, it was announced this weekend, led by Regional Defensive Player of the Year, Darius Allen.
Pack collects final ranking of 9th from D2Football.com
[1/6/14] - CSU-Pueblo finished ranked in the top ten for the third straight season by D2Football.com, earning a ranking of 9th to close the season, D2Football.com announced Monday.
Pack finishes season ranked 7th in the nation
[12/23/13] - For the third straight season, CSU-Pueblo has finished a season ranked in the top ten nationally, garnering a final national ranking of 7th in the American Football Coaches' Association (AFCA) Coaches' Poll, released Monday.
Allen wraps up AP Little All-America honor
[12/20/13] - CSU-Pueblo defensive end has been named a first-team entrant onto the Associated Press Little All-America team, the Pueblo Chieftain reported Friday.
Allen, Kliesen named Daktronics first-team All-Americans
[12/19/13] - Hardware keeps coming in for Pack defensive end Darius Allen and punter Brandon Kliesen, as both were named first-team All-American selections by Daktronics Wednesday.
Allen, Wristen headline All-Colorado teams
[12/19/13] - CSU-Pueblo's Darius Allen and head coach John Wristen were named the National Football Foundation Colorado Defensive Player of the Year and Colorado Coach of the Year, respectively, headlining the ThunderWolves' 16 All-Colorado selections.
Allen pulls in AFCA First-Team All-American honor
[12/17/13] - CSU-Pueblo junior defensive end Darius Allen, fresh off his selection as the Gene Upshaw Award recipient, has been named one of just 25 All-Americans recognized by the American Football Coaches' Association (AFCA), it was announced Tuesday.
Allen named Gene Upshaw Award recipient as Division II's top lineman
[12/16/13] - For first time since 1989, a CSU-Pueblo athlete has been named a national player of the year as defensive end Darius Allen has been named the recipient of the 2013 Gene Upshaw Award, honoring Division II's top lineman.
Four ThunderWolves earn All-American honors
[12/12/13] - The first crop of football All-American teams were announced Thursday as four ThunderWolves gathered All-American honors from the Beyond Sports College Network.
Allen named a finalist for the Cliff Harris Award
[12/12/13] - CSU-Pueblo defensive lineman Darius Allen has been named one of 49 finalist for the Inaugural Cliff Harris Award, recognizing the top small college defensive player of the year.
CSU-Pueblo's "Walk with the Wolves" TV show to air on KSPK and Altitude
[12/6/13] - CSU-Pueblo will debut it's new behind-the-scenes television show about Pack Athletics, "Walk with the Wolves: All-Access with CSU-Pueblo Athletics," on KSPK-TV and the Altitude Sports and Entertainment Network.
Allen, Kliesen headline Pack's seven All-Region honorees
[12/5/13] - CSU-Pueblo defensive end Darius Allen and punter Brandon Kliesen headline the ThunderWolves' entrants onto the Daktronics All-Super Region Four team, released Thursday.
Kliesen earns second Academic All-American honor
[12/4/13] - CSU-Pueblo senior punter Brandon Kliesen has been named an Academic All-American for a second time, becoming the first two-time Academic All-American in program history.
ThunderWolves' title hopes fall with loss to Grand Valley State
[11/30/13] - CSU-Pueblo squanders early 16-0 lead, falls 34-30 to #22 Grand Valley State in NCAA Second Round Playoff game.
CSU-Pueblo Football Gameday Central: vs. Grand Valley State
[11/30/13] - Follow the ThunderWolves as it prepares for its 2013 playoff run, beginning with perennial powerhouse, Grand Valley State. Get links to free live video, free live audio, live stats, game notes and more!
Former ThunderWolf Jensen waiting for his NFL shot as the Pack playoff season begins
[11/29/13] - Former CSU-Pueblo offensive lineman and current Baltimore Raven Ryan Jensen is following the Pack as it gets ready to take on Grand Valley State to start its hopeful 2013 playoff run, while waiting to prove his mettle on the field for defending Super Bowl champs.
Tickets still available for Pack's playoff tilt with Grand Valley State
[11/27/13] - Tickets are still available for CSU-Pueblo's NCAA Division II Second Round playoff game with 22nd-ranked Grand Valley State. Tickets are $15 for reserved seating or $8 for "Thunder Hill" seating.
Coach Wristen and CSU-Pueblo players preview playoff tilt with Grand Valley State
[11/27/13] - Catch footage from the ThunderWolves' weekly press conference, including commentary from head coach John Wristen, wide receiver Paul Browning and defensive tackle Mike Pennel about the upcoming Division II Playoff game with Grand Valley State Saturday, Nov. 30.
Wristen, Bonner headline Pack's 22 all-RMAC selections
[11/26/13] - Led by Coach of the Year selection John Wristen and Offensive Player of the Year Chris Bonner, CSU-Pueblo led all teams with 22 All-Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference selections, the RMAC announced Tuesday.
Pack's Rosenbrock earns RMAC Summit Award
[11/21/13] - CSU-Pueblo's Joe Rosenbrock has been named the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference Football Summit Award recipient for 2013.
Playoffs provide unique challenge for Pack football on Thanksgiving
[11/20/13] - CSU-Pueblo is once again preparing for a playoff run, and it is starting off with its "Feed the Pack" drive, designed to give the Pack football players proper nutrition during the Thanksgiving Break.
Pack's Bonner named RMAC Offensive Player of the Week
[11/18/13] - CSU-Pueblo quarterback Chris Bonner has been named the RMAC Offensive Player of the Week.
CSU-Pueblo earns region's top seed in playoffs for third straight year
[11/17/13] - For the third straight season, CSU-Pueblo is its region's top seed in the NCAA Division II Football Playoffs, the NCAA announced Sunday.
CSU-Pueblo clinches third straight outright RMAC title
[11/16/13] - ThunderWolves defeated Western State, clinching the outright RMAC title
CSU-Pueblo's Bonner selected as Harlon Hill candidate
[11/14/13] - CSU-Pueblo junior quarterback Chris Bonner was selected as a candidate for the Harlon Hill Award, honoring the top player in NCAA Division II, the Harlon Hill Award committee announced Thursday.
CSU-Pueblo still looking to make history this weekend
[11/13/13] - As CSU-Pueblo looks to claim its third consecutive outright Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference championship this weekend when it hosts Western State, the ThunderWolves will look to continue its amazing regular season winning streak, which is on track to become on of the top streaks in college football history.
ThunderWolves remain ranked third in nation, first in Super Region
[11/11/13] - CSU-Pueblo's rankings in the AFCA Coaches' Poll and the NCAA Division II Super Region 4 Rankings held this week as the ThunderWolves remained ranked third nationally and first in the super region.
Pack secures share of third straight RMAC title
[11/9/13] - CSU-Pueblo clinched at least a share of its third straight Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference championship Saturday, defeating New Mexico Highlands 47-21 in Las Vegas, N.M.
CSU-Pueblo Football Gameday Central: New Mexico Highlands
[11/9/13] - Follow the ThunderWolves as it shoots for at least share of its third straight RMAC title on the road at New Mexico Highlands. Get live stats, audio, video and more!
CSU-Pueblo Athletics, Care & Share partnering on Nov. 16 Food Drive
[11/8/13] - The Colorado State University-Pueblo Athletics Department is teaming with Care & Share and the Pueblo Rescue Mission to collect non-perishable food items at the football game Saturday, November 16th.
Coyle, Kliesen named CoSIDA Academic All-District
[11/7/13] - Two ThunderWolves are now eligible to become Academic All-Americans as junior center Scotland Coyle and senior punter Brandon Kliesen have been named Academic-All District by Capital One and the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA).
CSU-Pueblo maintains national, regional rankings
[11/5/13] - CSU-Pueblo remained ranked third in the nation in both the AFCA and D2Football.com polls, and was also ranked first in the NCAA Division II Super Region 4 Rankings.
ThunderWolves defense comes up big in blowout of Colorado Mesa
[11/2/13] - CSU-Pueblo forces four turnovers, offense rushes for 240 yards in lopsided RMAC win
CSU-Pueblo Football Gameday Central: vs. Colorado Mesa
[11/1/13] - Follow the ThunderWolves as it shoots for its 29th straight conference win and its 35th straight regular season win against Colorado Mesa Saturday night. Get live stats, game notes, live video and audio, and more!
CSU-Pueblo hangs on to #3 national ranking, opens at top of regional rankings
[10/28/13] - CSU-Pueblo held on to its national ranking of third in the AFCA Coaches' Poll released Monday, but debuted at #1 in the rankings that matter - the NCAA Division II Super Regional Rankings, which were also released Monday.
Pack claims RMAC-record 28th straight conference win
[10/26/13] - CSU-Pueblo logged over 600 yards of total offense in a road win over Black Hills State, snagging a 51-17 victory and securing its 28th straight RMAC victory, a conference record.
CSU-Pueblo Football Gameday Central: at Black Hills State
[10/26/13] - Get all the info you need for Saturday's Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference showdown with Black Hills State in Spearfish, S.D. Get stats, rosters, game notes, and more!
Coyle earns Academic All-RMAC first-team honors
[10/23/13] - CSU-Pueblo center Scotland Coyle has been named an Academic All-RMAC first team selection, the RMAC announced Wednesday.
Kliesen nets second national player of the week honor
[10/22/13] - For the second time this season, CSU-Pueblo's Brandon Kliesen has been named a national player of the week, the Beyond Sports Network announced.
ThunderWolves hold on to national ranking of third
[10/22/13] - CSU-Pueblo held on to its national ranking of third in both major national polls this week.
CSU-Pueblo's Fox named National Player of the Week
[10/22/13] - For the fifth time this season, a ThunderWolf has been named a National Player of the Week by the Beyond Sports Network as sophomore defensive end Morgan Fox has earned the honor for the Pack.
O'Donnell named RMAC Special Teams Player of the Week
[10/22/13] - CSU-Pueblo placekicker Greg O'Donnell has been named the RMAC Special Teams Player of the Week, the RMAC announced Monday.
Pack ties history in victory against Orediggers
[10/19/13] - CSU-Pueblo tied an RMAC record for consecutive conference victories with 27, besting Colorado School of Mines 48-28 at the Neta & Eddie DeRose ThunderBowl.
CSU-Pueblo Football Gameday Central: vs. Colorado Mines
[10/19/13] - Get all the info you need to know in advance of the Pack's matchup with Colorado School of Mines in Pueblo.
Celebrate 'Pink Week' at CSU-Pueblo!
[10/14/13] - CSU-Pueblo Athletics' "Pink Week" will begin this Friday, Oct. 18 until Friday, Oct. 24, with "Pink" events at home football, soccer and volleyball games.
CSU-Pueblo moves up to third in the nation
[10/14/13] - With two losses in the top five this weekend by #1 Valdosta State and #4 West Texas A&M, CSU-Pueblo inched up to the third spot nationally in the latest AFCA Division II football poll.
Bonner claims RMAC Offensive Player of the Week honors
[10/14/13] - CSU-Pueblo junior quarterback Chris Bonner has been named the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference Offensive Player of the Week honor, the RMAC announced Monday.
Fifth-ranked Pack wins wild one at Chadron State
[10/12/13] - CSU-Pueblo knocked off 19th-ranked Chadron State in a wild and emotional game, outlasting Chadron State 51-42.
CSU-Pueblo Athletics to observe "Youth Football Day" Oct. 19
[10/11/13] - The CSU-Pueblo Department of Athletics and the football program is welcoming members of area youth football teams to Oct. 19's football game with Colorado School of Mines, allowing teams and coaches to attend for FREE!
CSU-Pueblo Football Gameday Central: vs. Chadron State
[10/11/13] - Get all the info you need to know in advance of the Pack's matchup with #19 Chadron State in Chadron.
Vote for CSU-Pueblo as the top Under the Radar College Football Atmosphere
[10/11/13] - CSU-Pueblo is one of seven finalists (and only the only Division II school) up for the Best Under the Radar College Football Atmosphere award. Visit www.Facebook.com/BestofCollegeFootball to vote!
Kliesen becomes Pack's first D2Football.com Player of the Week
[10/9/13] - CSU-Pueblo punter Brandon Kliesen has been named the D2Football.com National Special Teams Player of the Week, D2Football.com announced Wednesday.
Vote for CSU-Pueblo as the "Best Under-the-Radar NCAA Football Atmosphere"
[10/8/13] - CSU-Pueblo is one of seven finalists in FBS, FCS, NCAA Division II and NCAA Division III for the Enterprise Rent-A-Car "Best Under-the-Radar NCAA Football Atmosphere." Online voting will help determine the winner, which will be featured on CBS Nov. 29.
Estica earns National Player of the Week honor
[10/8/13] - CSU-Pueblo sophomore linebacker Ben Estica was named a Division II National Defensive Player of the Week by the Beyond College Sports Network.
Pack holds on to 5th spot, ranked in top ten for 25th straight week
[10/7/13] - CSU-Pueblo has been ranked in the top ten nationally for 25 straight weeks, holding on to its national ranking of 5th in the nation this week.
ThunderWolves come out victorious on homecoming
[10/5/13] - Led by a record-setting defensive performance an an offense that scored at will, CSU-Pueblo won its 31st consecutive regular season game in a 35-3 win over Fort Lewis.
CSU-Pueblo Football Gameday Central: vs. Fort Lewis
[10/5/13] - Get all the info you need as the Pack hosts Fort Lewis in a homecoming showdown at the Neta & Eddie DeRose ThunderBowl.
Highlights of the Homecoming win vs Fort Lewis
[10/5/13] - Defense led the way today. A quick peek at the game.
Highlight Reel from Angelo State Game at AT&T Stadium
[10/3/13] - A closer look at the ThunderWolves' game at AT&T Stadium against Angelo State.
Join us for Homecoming this Saturday!
[10/2/13] - CSU-Pueblo's 2013 Homecoming is this Saturday as CSU-Pueblo takes on Fort Lewis at 2 p.m. Take part in the week's events leading up to the game as well as Homecoming events on the day of the game!
Pack uses strong second half to down Adams State
[9/28/13] - CSU-Pueblo scored 24 third-quarter points Saturday to run away from Adams State and record a 48-7 win on the road.
Fifth annual Gridiron Gals Luncheon is Oct. 3
[9/26/13] - Join us Thurs., Oct. 3 for the fifth annual "Gridiron Gals Luncheon," presented by KRDO News Channel 13, where you'll get a chance to meet CSU-Pueblo football coaches and student-athletes during in an exclusive "women only" event!
4-Pack Season Tickets are available now for remainder of 2013 season
[9/26/13] - It's not too late to get your 2013 CSU-Pueblo Football Season Tickets! Four-packs for the remaining 2013 games on the CSU-Pueblo football schedule are now available for just $44 - a savings of $4 per game or $16 off the total price for the season!
CSU-Pueblo Football Weekly Release: CSU-Pueblo at Adams State
[9/25/13] - Get the information you need going into the ThunderWolves' Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference showdown at Adams State Saturday night.
CSU-Pueblo maintains ranking of 5th nationally
[9/23/13] - For the third straight week, CSU-Pueblo is ranked 5th in the nation in the American Football Coaches' Association Coaches' Poll.
ThunderWolves rout Western New Mexico in home opener
[9/21/13] - CSU-Pueblo puts up 44 points in a dominant performance to open RMAC play.
CSU-Pueblo vs. Western New Mexico Highlights
[9/21/13] - Catch highlights of the Pack's 44-7 win over Western New Mexico Sept. 21.
'Red Out' the ThunderBowl, help CSU-Pueblo get on national TV
[9/19/13] - Join us for Saturday's home-opener football game at 2 p.m. as CSU-Pueblo hosts Western New Mexico. The first 500 students receive a 'Red Out' T-shirt and CSU-Pueblo will be producing a video for CBS showing off its stellar game atmosphere!
Pack football season tickets still available, free student tickets available now
[9/18/13] - It's not too late to get your CSU-Pueblo Football season tickets in advance of the Pack's home opener vs. Western New Mexico Saturday. Tickets are just $50 for five home games, saving $25 off the cover price!
CSU-Pueblo holds on to ranking of fifth
[9/16/13] - The ThunderWolves remained ranked 5th in the nation Monday following its win over Angelo State at AT&T Stadium in Dallas.
CSU-Pueblo seizes spotlight in 'Jerry's House'
[9/14/13] - A touchdown on the first play from scrimmage set the stage for the ThunderWolves' 45-24 win at AT&T Stadium in Dallas.
CSU-Pueblo vs. Angelo State: Visitors' guide to Dallas
[9/12/13] - Need a one-stop shop for all your directions, lodging, and more for your trip to Dallas? Get links, info and more!
Dickens wraps up more player of the week honors
[9/10/13] - A day after receiving RMAC Defensive Player of the Week honors, CSU-Pueblo junior Stephan Dickens has been named the player of the week by the National Football Foundation Colorado Chapter as well as Beyond Sports College Network.
CSU-Pueblo's game at AT&T Stadium to be carried live on Altitude 2
[9/9/13] - CSU-Pueblo's Sept. 14 game at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas vs. Angelo State will be carried live by Altitude 2, available to more than 4 million households in the State of Colorado and the Rocky Mountain region.
CSU-Pueblo Football Release: CSU-Pueblo vs. Angelo State
[9/9/13] - Get all the pre-game information you need in advance of CSU-Pueblo's game with Angelo State at AT&T Stadium in Dallas.
Dickens named RMAC Defensive Player of the Week
[9/9/13] - CSU-Pueblo junior cornerback Stephan Dickens was named the RMAC Defensive Player of the Week after his 14-tackle, one-touchdown performance against Northern Colorado.
CSU-Pueblo jumps to #5 in the nation
[9/9/13] - The ThunderWolves jumped three spots up the AFCA/USA Today Division II Coaches' Poll Monday, weighing in at fifth in the nation.
CSU-Pueblo vs. Northern Colorado Highlights
[9/8/13] - Highlights of CSU-Pueblo's 41-36 win over Northern Colorado.
ThunderWolves get historic win over Northern Colorado
[9/7/13] - In its first ever showdown with an NCAA FCS team, CSU-Pueblo made history with a 41-36 win on enemy turf over Northern Colorado.
CSU-Pueblo Football Weekly Release: Northern Colorado
[9/6/13] - Get the information you need as the Pack gets set to kick off its 2013 season on the road at Northern Colorado.
Pack picked sixth in D2Football.com preseason poll, Kliesen is preseason All-America
[9/3/13] - CSU-Pueblo earned a national ranking of 6th in the D2Football.com Preseason Poll, released Tuesday. Punter Brandon Kliesen was also named a preseason All-America selection.
Former ThunderWolf Jensen makes Ravens' regular season roster
[9/1/13] - For the first time since 1989, a CSU-Pueblo alum will be on a regular season National Football League Roster.
CSU-Pueblo offering free student bus to Sept. 7 UNC game for first 50 students
[8/30/13] - The CSU-Pueblo will be sending a student-fee sponsored bus to Greeley, Colo. for the ThunderWolves' Sept. 7 season-opener at Northern Colorado. The first 50 students to sign up will receive tickets and travel to the game.
Football season tickets available for pickup through Thurs., Aug. 29
[8/20/13] - CSU-Pueblo Football season ticket holders can pick up their season tickets at the CSU-Pueblo Athletic Offices through Thurs., Aug. 29. Remaining tickets will then be sent out Fri., Aug. 30.
Pack ranked 8th by AFCA to start season
[8/20/13] - CSU-Pueblo has earned a preseason top ten ranking in the AFCA/USA Today Preseason Coaches' Poll, the AFCA announced Monday.
Midnight practice kicks off 2013 Pack football camp
[8/15/13] - The 2013 CSU-Pueblo football season officially got underway early Thursday morning as team members reported for the annual Midnight conditioning drills ahead of fall camp.
ThunderPup Club revamped for 2013-14, now free
[8/9/13] - The CSU-Pueblo ThunderPup Club, a youth club begun in 2005 to create an environment of learning and sportsmanship for children in the southern Colorado community, will be revamped this year as the program will now be free for K-8th graders.
75th Anniversary: Rea starts athletic program at CSU-Pueblo
[8/6/13] - As part of a year-long retrospective celebrating the 75th anniversary of CSU-Pueblo Athletics, we learn about the founder of the athletics program, Dr. Dale Rea.
CSU-Pueblo Head Coach John Wristen at RMAC Media Day
[8/6/13] - CSU-Pueblo head coach John Wristen talks about the 2013 season at the RMAC Football Media Day Aug. 5
Pack picked to win third straight title
[8/5/13] - CSU-Pueblo was picked to win its third straight Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference championship, according to 2013 RMAC Preseason Coaches' Poll release Monday. In addition, Darius Allen and Brandon Kliesen were selected as preseason defensive and special teams players of the year, respectively.
O'Donnell placed on watch list for Fred Mitchell Award
[7/30/13] - CSU-Pueblo sophomore placekicker, Greg O'Donnell, is one of just 12 Division II kickers placed on the Fred Mitchell Award Watch List, released Tuesday by the Fred Mitchell Award committee.
Pack picked to finish in top ten for third straight year
[7/8/13] - CSU-Pueblo has garnered preseason top ten rankings in two major college football preseason preview magazines, Lindy's College Football 2013 Preview and the Sporting News College Football 2013 Preview.
Fan packages now available for Pack Football's Cowboys Stadium game Sept. 14
[7/2/13] - Colorado State University-Pueblo Athletics and the CSU-Pueblo Alumni Relations Office are sponsoring a fan ticket and entertainment package for the CSU-Pueblo football team's game against Angelo State at Cowboys Stadium in Arlington, Texas Sept. 14.
Sandoval headlines pre-season All-American selections
[6/20/13] - CSU-Pueblo return specialist and wide receiver Josh Sandoval headlined CSU-Pueblo's pre-season All-America selections released by the Beyond Sports College Network Thursday.
Wristen to speak at Sports Corp Football Kickoff Luncheon for sixth straight year
[5/31/13] - For the sixth straight season, CSU-Pueblo head coach John Wristen has been invited to speak with the state's Division I coaches at the annual Colorado Springs Sports Corp Football Kickoff Luncheon, taking place June 19 in Colorado Springs.
Dausin earns Rookie Minicamp invite with Tennessee Titans
[4/30/13] - CSU-Pueblo quarterback Ross Dausin is officially getting a shot to live his NFL dream, earning a rookie minicamp invite with the Tennessee Titans.
Jensen selected in NFL Draft by Super Bowl champion Ravens
[4/27/13] - Former CSU-Pueblo offensive lineman Ryan Jensen has become the fourth ThunderWolf ever selected in the NFL Draft, selected in the sixth round by the defending Super Bowl champion Baltimore Ravens.
KFTM-AM Radio: Jensen's Journey Podcast
[4/26/13] - Saturday, CSU-Pueblo offensive lineman Ryan Jensen is projected to be a low round selection in the NFL Draft. Scott Roberts of KTFM-AM out of Jensen's hometown of Fort Morgan, Colo. has chronicled the journey in a series of interviews.
Dausin named Colorado Sports Hall of Fame Collegiate Athlete of the Year
[4/19/13] - CSU-Pueblo senior quarterback Ross Dausin earned one of the highest honors possible by a student-athlete in the state of Colorado, being named the Colorado Collegiate Athlete of the Year. He was recognized alongside Peyton Manning and Missy Franklin at the annual induction ceremony Thursday.
6th Annual "Red/White" Spring Football Game is April 20
[4/17/13] - The sixth annual Red/White Spring Football Game, as well as the annual "Run with the Wolves" youth workout, will take place Saturday, April 20 at the Neta & Eddie DeRose ThunderBowl. Admission is free.
CSU-Pueblo hosts first NFL Pro Day for recent grads
[4/3/13] - Five recent grads from the CSU-Pueblo football program participated in an NFL Pro Day at the Neta & Eddie DeRose ThunderBowl Wednesday, showing off their skills for NFL scouts.
Widefield High School alums making a splash at CSU-Pueblo
[3/15/13] - The CSU-Pueblo football and baseball teams have created quite a pipeline with one Colorado Springs area high school with a storied athletic tradition, Widefield High School.
Pfannenschmid granted another year of eligibility
[3/15/13] - CSU-Pueblo all-region tight end Roger Pfannenschmid has been granted an injury hardship waiver by the NCAA, giving him another year of eligibility and the opportunity to play another season in 2013.
CSU-Pueblo Spring Football season begins March 15
[3/13/13] - CSU-Pueblo will begin Spring Football on Fri., March 15, culminating in the 6th Annual Red/White Game on Saturday, April 20 at 2 p.m.
CSU-Pueblo's 2013 schedule officially released, includes date at Cowboys Stadium
[2/21/13] - CSU-Pueblo's 2013 schedule has been released, which includes five home games, a road date at Northern Colorado, and a game at Cowboys Stadium in Arlington, Texas.
Feature: Pack's pipeline to Florida continues
[2/8/13] - CSU-Pueblo football signee Rico Jean-Louis was just the latest of an absolute bumper crop of Florida products suiting it up for the ThunderWolves - and all of them come from the same high school.
CSU-Pueblo Football Signing Day Central
[2/6/13] - Get REAL TIME UPDATES on the CSU-Pueblo football team's Letter of Intent signees during Signing Day 2013. View bios, video and more on the Pack's new football additions.
Two former ThunderWolves get opportunity to play in Europe
[1/30/13] - Former CSU-Pueblo standouts Jesse Lewis and Marcial Williamson have each signed to play professional football in Europe this season.
CSU-Pueblo Signing Day Social is Feb. 6
[1/21/13] - Fans wishing to get a firsthand look at the Signing Class of 2013 are encouraged to join CSU-Pueblo head coach John Wristen and the rest of the ThunderWolves' coaching staff at the 6th annual Signing Day Social, taking place at the Pueblo Convention Center Wednesday, Feb. 6.
Four more ThunderWolves named All-American, brings grand total to six
[1/18/13] - Four more ThunderWolves earned All-American distinction Thursday as the final All-American squad of the season, The Don Hansen's Football Gazette team, was released.
Jensen racks up another All-American honor
[1/17/13] - CSU-Pueblo tackle Ryan Jensen racked up another All-American honor, this time earning second-team All-America distinction from D2Football.com.
Jensen, Dausin to take part in senior bowl games
[1/10/13] - CSU-Pueblo senior All-American tackle, Ryan Jensen, and senior All-American quarterback, Ross Dausin, have accepted invitations to play in senior bowl games, with Jensen playing in the "Texas vs. the Nation" game and Dausin playing in the "USA Freedom Bowl."
ThunderPup Schedule for 2013 announced
[1/9/13] - The CSU-Pueblo Department of Athletics will hold four ThunderPup Club clinics from Jan.-Apr. 2013.
ThunderWolves add former CSU assistant Wilkinson to staff
[1/9/13] - CSU-Pueblo has hired former Colorado State quarterbacks coach, Daren Wilkinson, as its offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach, CSU-Pueblo head coach John Wristen announced.
Nine ThunderWolves earn all-region honors
[1/8/13] - Led by three first-team All-Super Region selections, a total of nine ThunderWolves were named to the All-Super Region 4 Team by Don Hansen's Football Gazette.
Dausin, Wristen headlines All-Colorado team selections
[12/17/12] - The National Football Foundation and College Hall of Fame in Colorado has named its All-Colorado team headlined by Offensive Player of the Year Ross Dausin and Coach of the Year, John Wristen.
Jensen finishes fifth in Upshaw Award voting
[12/17/12] - CSU-Pueblo senior tackle Ryan Jensen finished fifth in the vote for the Gene Upshaw Award, honoring Division II's finest offensive or defensive lineman.
ThunderWolves finish season ranked sixth in the nation
[12/17/12] - CSU-Pueblo finished the 2012 season ranked sixth in the country according to the final American Football Coaches' Association Division II Poll, released Monday.
Jensen, Roberts earn AP Little All-America honors
[12/14/12] - The honors keep rolling in for Ryan Jensen and C.J. Roberts as each were named second-team AP Little All-America selections.
Jensen, Roberts named Daktronics All-American
[12/11/12] - Daktronics Division II All-American squads were announced Tuesday, and senior tackle Ryan Jensen hauled in his second All-American honor of 2012 while sophomore cornerback C.J. Roberts earned All-American honors for the first time.
Dausin, Jensen, Sandoval named All-American
[12/6/12] - Three ThunderWolves have earned All-American recognition by the Beyond Sports College Network, led by third-team selections Ross Dausin and Josh Sandoval.
Pack assistant Babcock named head coach at McKendree University
[12/5/12] - CSU-Pueblo pass game coordinator and quarterbacks coach, Mike Babcock, has accepted the position of head coach at McKendree University, a Division II university in southern Illinois.
Kliesen earns Academic All-American nod
[12/4/12] - CSU-Pueblo junior punter Brandon Kliesen has been named an Academic All-American Selection by Capital One and the College Sports Information Directors of America, CoSIDA announced Tuesday.
NCAA Playoffs: Pack to battle West Texas A&M in rematch
[12/1/12] - For the second time this season, CSU-Pueblo will tangle with rival West Texas A&M with a berth in the national semifinals on the line. Click here for live stats, video, ticket information and more!
Pack's season ends in Quarterfinals
[12/1/12] - Saturday, as #1-ranked CSU-Pueblo hosted West Texas A&M in a rematch of the 2012 season opener, the ThunderWolves never quite found their footing while West Texas A&M turned in their game of the year as the Pack saw its season end 34-13 in the NCAA Division II Quarterfinals.
ThunderWolves send six to all-region teams
[11/30/12] - Six ThunderWolves earned all-region selection to the Daktronics All-Super Region 4 squad, it was announced Friday.
CSU-Pueblo Football Release (Dec. 1, 2012)
[11/29/12] - Get up to date information on the ThunderWolves as they prepare for their NCAA Division II Quarterfinal showdown with West Texas A&M.
Pack/West Texas A&M sold out, only ThunderHill seats remain
[11/29/12] - The Pack's quarterfinal showdown with West Texas A&M is officially SOLD OUT, but you can still get your seats but filling up 'Thunder Hill'
Jensen named as finalist for Gene Upshaw Award
[11/28/12] - Offensive tackle lineman, Ryan Jensen was chosen as one of eight finalists nationally for the 2012 Gene Upshaw Division II Lineman of the Year Award.
Pack breaks glass ceiling with first playoff win
[11/24/12] - Riding a dominating performance from its defense, CSU-Pueblo accomplished one of its final program goals Saturday - winning playoff games - as it rolled to a 28-7 win over the University of Indianapolis and claimed the first playoff win in program history.
CSU-Pueblo Football Release (Nov. 24, 2012)
[11/20/12] - Have playoff fever?? Go even deeper into this weekend's playoff matchup between the ThunderWolves and the University of Indianapolis by perusing this week's CSU-Pueblo Football Release.
Pack reels in numerous RMAC awards
[11/13/12] - Eight ThunderWolves earned first-team All-RMAC honors Tuesday, led by Ross Dausin, who was a unanimous RMAC Offensive Player of the Year pick.
CSU-Pueblo finishes regular season #1 for second straight year
[11/13/12] - For the second straight season, CSU-Pueblo has finished the regular season ranked #1 in the nation in the American Football Coaches' Association/USA Today Coaches' Poll.
McDondle named RMAC Player of the Week
[11/12/12] - CSU-Pueblo freshman tailback Cameron McDondle was named the RMAC Offensive Player of the Week for the first time Monday, the RMAC announced.
ThunderWolves earn top seed in playoffs
[11/11/12] - For the second straight season, CSU-Pueblo is its region top seed in the NCAA Division II Football Playoffs, the NCAA announced Sunday.
11-0 x 2 = Back-to-back RMAC champions
[11/10/12] - CSU-Pueblo shut down Western State's offense in decisive fashion as Cameron McDondle nearly eclipsed 200 yards as the Pack sealed up its second straight outright RMAC title with a 21-3 win.
CSU-Pueblo Football Release (Nov. 10, 2012)
[11/8/12] - Get all the info you need in advance of the ThunderWolves' final regular season game at Western State as the Pack tries to win its second straight outright RMAC title.
Kliesen earns Academic All-District honors
[11/8/12] - CSU-Pueblo junior punter Brandon Kliesen has earned First-Team Academic All-Super Region honors by Capital One, it was announced Thursday.
Get your RMAC Championship gear!
[11/6/12] - The CSU-Pueblo Bookstore is selling T-shirts commemorating the ThunderWolves' back-to-back RMAC football championships. Shirts are just $15 and are available both online and at the CSU-Pueblo Bookstore.
Pack alum Vaughn signs with AFL's Spokane Shock
[11/6/12] - Former CSU-Pueblo All-American defensive end/linebacker Chase Vaughn has signed a contract with the Spokane Shock of the Arena Football League, the Shock announced Tuesday.
Pack remains #1 for fourth straight week, rises in region ranks
[11/5/12] - CSU-Pueblo remained at #1 in the nation for the fourth straight week after its RMAC-clinching 31-17 win over New Mexico Highlands Saturday. It also took back the region's #1 ranking, as well.
Mile High Sports: A Feel-good Story for Colorado
[11/4/12] - Pack football is providing a blueprint for success to Division I schools in the northern part of the state, Mile High Sports reports.
CSU-Pueblo Football Release (Nov. 3, 2012)
[11/3/12] - Get prepared for what could be the Pack's RMAC Championship-clinching game as it takes on New Mexico Highlands.
Pack clinches at least a share of second straight RMAC title
[11/3/12] - With its backs against the wall, CSU-Pueblo rallied to beat back New Mexico Highlands 31-17.
CSU-Pueblo Athletics Hall of Fame induction is Nov. 2
[11/2/12] - Tickets are now available for the CSU-Pueblo Athletics Hall of Fame Class of 2012 Induction Ceremony, taking place Friday, Nov. 2 on the CSU-Pueblo campus.
Sealing up the RMAC not on Pack's minds as final home game approaches
[11/2/12] - Though the ThunderWolves can clinch at least a share of the RMAC Championship this weekend with a win over New Mexico Highlands, the Pack is treating Saturday's tilt as just another game.
Pack remains #1, but drops in regional rankings
[10/29/12] - CSU-Pueblo remained ranked #1 in the nation in the AFCA Coaches' Poll this week, but dropped to #2 in the NCAA Division II Super Region 3 Rankings.
Pack dominates Mesa, moves one step closer to RMAC title
[10/27/12] - CSU-Pueblo turned in a dominant performance on both sides of the ball Saturday, ravaging Colorado Mesa 48-10 in Grand Junction to move to 9-0 and maintain its #1 ranking for a third straight week.
Pack reigns atop first regional rankings
[10/23/12] - The first NCAA Division II regional rankings have been released, and as expected, CSU-Pueblo is perched on top and on the fast track to a playoff berth.
Pack again weighs in at No. 1
[10/22/12] - After its 45-13 win over Black Hills State Saturday, CSU-Pueblo has held on to its No. 1 national ranking this week.
Dausin claims RMAC Player of the Week honors
[10/22/12] - CSU-Pueblo quarterback Ross Dausin has been named the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference Offensive Player of the Week, the RMAC announced Monday.
Pack holds on to ranking as it downs Black Hills State
[10/20/12] - The number-one ranked CSU-Pueblo ThunderWolves increased their regular season win streak to 23 games Saturday behind a big day through the air to knock off RMAC newcomer Black Hills State, 45-13.
Pack supporting cancer awareness during 'Pink Week' at CSU-Pueblo
[10/17/12] - At this week's home football, soccer and volleyball games during Breast Cancer Awareness Month, CSU-Pueblo Athletics will raise funds locally for cancer awareness, benefitting the St. Mary-Corwin Breast Center of Excellence.
CSU-Pueblo Football Release (Oct. 20, 2012)
[10/17/12] - Get prepared for this week's "Pink Out" game with Black Hills State. View stats, storylines and more!
ThunderWolves are unanimous No. 1
[10/16/12] - CSU-Pueblo attained a number-one national ranking for just the second time in school history, weighing in at the top position in the latest AFCA/USA Today Division II Coaches' Poll as well as the D2Football.com poll.
McDondle claims Colorado Player of the Week honors
[10/16/12] - CSU-Pueblo freshman tailback Cameron McDondle has been named the National Football Foundation Colorado Player of the Week.
Kelly headlines Pack's Academic All-Conference selections
[10/16/12] - CSU-Pueblo guard Taylor Kelly headlined a group of 11 ThunderWolves earning recognition on the Academic All-RMAC squad.
ThunderWolves again show grit in comeback win
[10/13/12] - CSU-Pueblo again came back from a 14-0 deficit Saturday, defeating Colorado School of Mines 35-21 in Golden and improving to 7-0.
Feature: Pack continuing to send players to the next level
[10/12/12] - With the signing of Lee Meisner to the Atlanta Falcons training camp in 2012, as well as attention from scouts and successes in other leagues by former players, CSU-Pueblo is establishing itself as a program that churns out pro players.
Pack will look to win without 'Wounded Warriors'
[10/12/12] - CSU-Pueblo will have a lot of barriers Saturday as it looks to move to 7-0 at Colorado Mines and claim its first road win over the Orediggers since 1982 as injuries have slowed the Pack.
CSU-Pueblo Football Release: Oct. 13, 2012
[10/10/12] - Get prepared for this weekend's game as the ThunderWolves travel to Golden to take on Colorado School of Mines.
ThunderWolves remain at #2 in the nation, rise in D2Football.com poll
[10/9/12] - After surviving a scare in its 45-38 overtime Homecoming win over Chadron State, CSU-Pueblo maintained its national ranking of second in the nation.
Thede earns RMAC Defensive Player of the Week honors
[10/8/12] - With a 15-tackle performance and a fourth-quarter forced fumble that helped turn the tide in the ThunderWolves' favor, Buster Thede was named the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference Defensive Player of the Week Monday.
Pack secures thrilling Homecoming win over Chadron State
[10/6/12] - CSU-Pueblo took its very first lead in the overtime period against Chadron State Saturday, stealing a 45-38 win from the Eagles during the Pack's Homecoming.
CSU-Pueblo Today: Shoes filled by replacement
[10/5/12] - The CSU-Pueblo Today reports on new ThunderWolves freshman kicker Greg O'Donnell, who has had quite an impact in just his first month on the job.
ThunderWolves prepare for homecoming battle with Chadron
[10/5/12] - CSU-Pueblo is singularly focused on Chadron State as homecoming looms for the Pack.
Get your seat to the 2012 Gridiron Gals Luncheon
[10/3/12] - Seats are still available for the 2012 Gridiron Gals Luncheon on Oct. 5. Get inside access to Pack Athletics from CSU-Pueblo football coaches and more!
CSU-Pueblo Football Release: Oct. 6, 2012
[10/3/12] - Get prepared for the ThunderWolves' Homecoming showdown for first place Saturday against rival Chadron State.
O'Donnell recognized by Fred Mitchell Award as standout kicker
[10/2/12] - CSU-Pueblo freshman kicker Greg O'Donnell has been recognized as one of just 31 kickers across the FCS, Division II, Division II and NAIA on the Fred Mitchell Award's monthly outstanding kickers list.
Pack climbs to #2 in the country
[10/1/12] - CSU-Pueblo continued its climb up the national rankings, coming in at second in the nation in the latest USA Today/American Football Coaches' Association poll released Monday.
Dausin claims TD record as Pack takes down Fort Lewis
[9/29/12] - Ross Dausin tossed a school-record five touchdown passes as the ThunderWolves held off a feisty Fort Lewis .squad 50-21 Saturday.
Watch the RMAC Showcase, filmed on location at CSU-Pueblo!
[9/28/12] - In the latest RMAC Showcase, CSU-Pueblo is the featured school. Get updates from ThunderWolves fall sports, features, and more!
Orth takes long road to lead CSU-Pueblo defense
[9/28/12] - Senior defensive lineman Corey Orth has taken many pit stops on his way to CSU-Pueblo, but it has all been worth it for the Buena Vista-native.
Make no mistake - Pack not overlooking Fort Lewis
[9/28/12] - Though Saturday's showdown with winless Fort Lewis has all the makings for a "trap game" for 3rd-ranked CSU-Pueblo, coaches and players assure that is not the case as the game approaches.
CSU-Pueblo Football Release (Sept. 29, 2012)
[9/26/12] - Get ready for the big game as the #3 ranked ThunderWolves travel to Fort Lewis in a bid to go 5-0.
O'Donnell named RMAC Special Teams Player of the Week
[9/24/12] - For the second time this season, CSU-Pueblo kicker Greg O'Donnell has been named the RMAC Special Teams Player of the Week.
Pack remains at #3 in the nation
[9/24/12] - CSU-Pueblo's ranking of third nationally remained unchanged for the third straight week in the American Football Coaches' Association/USA Today Division II Poll release Monday.
Pack de-claws the Grizzlies in shutout
[9/22/12] - The ThunderWolves took care of business Saturday night extending their regular season win streak to 19 games with a satisfying win over in-state rival Adams State, 30-0.
Pack ready for rivalry game with Adams State
[9/21/12] - In one of the nation's most intriguing games, CSU-Pueblo will host Adams State as both undefeated squads try to take control of the RMAC at this early point of the season.
CSU-Pueblo Football Release: Sept. 22, 2012
[9/19/12] - Get prepared for the ThunderWolves' "Backyard Brawl" with rival Adams State at the Neta & Eddie DeRose ThunderBowl.
Mathews collects Colorado Player of the Week honors
[9/18/12] - The awards keep rolling in for J.B. Mathews, who was named the National Football Foundation, Colorado Chapter Player of the Week Monday evening.
Pack remains at #3 in the nation in latest poll
[9/17/12] - CSU-Pueblo's 35-27 win over Western New Mexico preserved their standing as the #3 team in the nation, the AFCA announced Monday.
Mathews collects RMAC Player of the Week honors
[9/17/12] - CSU-Pueblo tailback J.B. Mathews has been named the RMAC Offensive Player of the Week, the RMAC announced Monday.
Behind monster game by Mathews, Pack downs Mustangs
[9/15/12] - CSU-Pueblo overcame several missed opportunities against Western New Mexico Saturday with key turnovers and a bruising rushing attack to claim a 35-27 win.
CSU-Pueblo Football Release: Sept. 12, 2012
[9/12/12] - Get ready for the game with facts and figures leading up to the Pack's showdown with Western New Mexico this weekend.
Pack moves up to 4th in D2Football.com Poll
[9/11/12] - CSU-Pueblo has risen two spots in the latest D2Football.com poll, currently sitting at fourth in the nation.
ThunderWolves rise to #3 in the nation
[9/10/12] - By virtue of losses by some of the nation's top teams, CSU-Pueblo has risen to a ranking of 3rd in the nation in the latest USA Today/AFCA Coaches' Poll released Monday.
Pack dodges bullet against Northwestern Oklahoma State
[9/8/12] - CSU-Pueblo fended off a feisty Northwestern Oklahoma State squad hellbent on an upset, pulling out a 41-24 win over the Rangers in Alva, Okla.
Pack looking to exorcise demons of 2009 in trip to Oklahoma
[9/7/12] - Though many members of the current ThunderWolves weren't around then, CSU-Pueblo's football squad has no intention of reliving its 2009 losing trip to Northwestern Oklahoma State as it travels to take on the Rangers this weekend.
CSU-Pueblo Football Release: Sept. 6 2012
[9/6/12] - Get the info you need in advance of the Pack's tussle at Northwestern Oklahoma State Saturday.
Live coverage of NWOSU game only available through streaming audio
[9/6/12] - The only way fans can follow Saturday's football showdown between #6 CSU-Pueblo and Northwestern Oklahoma State will be via the radio broadcast on KSCJ-AM.
'4-Pack' Season Tickets now available
[9/4/12] - Pack football fans who have not yet gotten their season tickets for the 2012 season still have a chance to jump on board the ThunderWolves' bandwagon by purchasing '4-Pack' Season Tickets for the Pack's remaining home games.
ThunderWolves remain at 6th in the nation
[9/3/12] - CSU-Pueblo remained locked in at 6th in the country after its season-opening win over West Texas A&M, according to the American Football Coaches' Association poll released Monday.
Pack claims two RMAC Players of the Week to start season
[9/3/12] - CSU-Pueblo snagged two of the three RMAC Players of the Week honors Monday as redshirt-freshmen Kevin Cuff (defense) and Greg O'Donnell (special teams) secured honors.
Pack shows up West Texas A&M in season-opener
[8/30/12] - CSU-Pueblo proved that its 2011 season-opening win over West Texas A&M was no fluke, displaying a high-octane offense in a 44-34 win at the Neta & Eddie DeRose ThunderBowl.
CSU-Pueblo Football Release: Week 1
[8/29/12] - Get updates on Pack Football leading into Thursday's season opener vs. 24th-ranked West Texas A&M at the Neta & Eddie DeRose ThunderBowl.
Tickets for Pack football opener now on sale, visitors' tickets available
[8/29/12] - The season-opening showdown between sixth-ranked CSU-Pueblo and 24th-ranked West Texas A&M, scheduled for Thursday, Aug. 30, are now on sale through the CSU-Pueblo Ticket Office. Special visitors tickets are also available for West Texas A&M fans.
ThunderWolves head into season-opener looking to redefine itself
[8/29/12] - In 2012, the CSU-Pueblo football squad has the accomplishments of its 11-1 season resting on its shoulders. But with a changeover at many positions and a huge test against West Texas A&M, GoThunderWolves.com Insider Weston Allenback reports on the Pack's mind set going into the season.
Pack's season-opener to be carried live on America One Networks
[8/29/12] - The ThunderWolves' season-opener with West Texas A&M will air live online via America One Networks at a cost of $8. The game will also air multiple times on tape delay through CNM Sports out of Pueblo.
Change how you follow the ThunderWolves in 2012-13
[8/28/12] - This season, you can follow all the ThunderWolves athletics squads much more closely through live video, coaches' shows, exclusive GoThunderWolves.com content, iHeartRadio and more!
ThunderWolves open 2012 ranked 6th in AFCA Preseason Poll
[8/13/12] - CSU-Pueblo has been ranked 6th to open up the 2012 season according to the American Football Coaches' Association preseason poll, the preeminent Division II football poll.
Pack ranked 7th in the nation by USA Football News
[8/13/12] - The ThunderWolves garnered a preseason ranking of 7th by USA Football News, sending three to its Preseason All-America squad.
Lead up to the start of the football season!
[8/9/12] - Can't wait for August 30 to get here and for the Pack's opener with West Texas A&M? Keep checking here for the latest behind-the-scenes updates from Pack Football!
Pack unanimously selected to win RMAC
[8/6/12] - CSU-Pueblo is a unanimous pick to repeat as Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference champions according to the RMAC Preseason Football Coaches' Poll released Monday.
Five ThunderWolves named Preseason All-American
[7/2/12] - The Beyond Sports College Network has named five ThunderWolves Preseason All-Americans, including first-teamers Stephan Dickens and Josh Sandoval.
Wildfire Cancels College Football Kickoff Luncheon
[6/27/12] - The College Football Kickoff Luncheon featuring CSU-Pueblo head football coach John Wristen, was cancelled today due to the Waldo Canyon wildfire. The event was scheduled to take place at the Cheyenne Mountain Resort in Colorado Springs.
Two publications put CSU-Pueblo in preseason Top 10
[6/13/12] - As the 2012 football preview season begins, CSU-Pueblo is expected again to be one of the nations best, picked to start the season ranked in the top ten nationally by USA Today and Lindy's Division II Football Preview.
Meisner named RMAC scholar-athlete
[6/12/12] - CSU-Pueblo graduating senior Lee Meisner has been named CSU-Pueblo's representative male scholar-athlete for 2012, the RMAC announced Monday.
Wristen to appear at Colorado Springs Sports Corp Kickoff Luncheon June 27
[6/12/12] - CSU-Pueblo head coach John Wristen will represent CSU-Pueblo at the annual Colorado Springs Sports Corp Kickoff Luncheon on June 27, speaking alongside the state's Division I coaches.
Meisner one of three from tryouts signed by Atlanta Falcons
[5/13/12] - CSU-Pueblo linebacker Lee Meisner emerged from the Atlanta Falcons Mini-camp this week as one of just three signed by the team to an NFL contract.
CSU-Pueblo's Meisner gets NFL Mini-camp invite
[5/3/12] - CSU-Pueblo All-American linebacker Lee Meisner has received an invitation to attend the Atlanta Falcons' Rookie Mini-Camp May 11-13.
'White' bests 'Red' in 5th Annual Red/White Game
[4/21/12] - CSU-Pueblo's football team showcased its 2012 squad in the Annual Red/White Game at the Neta and Eddie DeRose ThunderBowl, which saw the White Team take down the Red Team 23-7.
CSU-Pueblo honor athletes recognized
[4/17/12] - Six outstanding graduating senior student-athletes were recognized with awards of distinction Tuesday as top student-athletes at CSU-Pueblo.
Scrimmage, 2012 Red/White Game on tap for ThunderWolves
[4/11/12] - Get a preview of the 2012 Colorado State University-Pueblo football squad as the team will take part in an intrasquad scrimmage on Friday, April 13 before closing out its spring drills on Saturday, April 21 with the annual Red/White Game.
2012 CSU-Pueblo Signing Day Central
[2/1/12] - Follow the Pack's recruits live as each National Letter of Intent is received! Get video of each recruit and more!
'Signing Day Event' slated for Feb. 1
[1/23/12] - The annual CSU-Pueblo Signing Day Event, taking place the evening of "National Signing Day" at the Pueblo Convention Center, is slated for Wednesday, Feb. 1.
Pack's 2011 All-American total now at nine
[1/19/12] - The final 2011 Division II Football All-American teams were announced Thursday, as Don Hansen's Football Gazette and D2Football.com released the final All-American squads of the season.
'Beyond Sports Network' names five T-Wolves to All-America squad
[1/5/12] - The 'Beyond Sports Network', a collegiate athlete networking web site, has released its 2011 Division II All-American squad, which includes five ThunderWolves.
Nine ThunderWolves earn first-team all-region honors
[1/4/12] - A total of 16 ThunderWolves, including nine first-teamers, received recognition as All-Super Region Three selections by Don Hansen's Football Gazette Wednesday.
Wristen named National Coach of the Year
[12/28/11] - CSU-Pueblo head football coach, John Wristen, has been named the Division II National Coach of the Year by American Football Monthly magazine.
Meisner, Wristen headline All-Colorado accolades
[12/22/11] - CSU-Pueblo senior linebacker Lee Meisner was named the National Football Foundation Colorado Chapter Defensive Player of the Year Thursday, joining his coach, John Wristen, who was also named Colorado Coach of the Year.
Pack ranked ninth to finish season
[12/19/11] - CSU-Pueblo was ranked in the Division II top ten to finish the season for the first time in school history, ranked ninth in the land in the final American Football Coaches' Association poll released Monday.
Major, Meisner claim more All-America honors
[12/17/11] - For the second time this year, both Kyle Major and Lee Meisner have named All-Americans, this time on the Associated Press Little All-America team.
Hughes named National Coordinator of the Year
[12/17/11] - CSU-Pueblo defensive coordinator Hunter Hughes has earned a very prestigious honor, being named the Division II Coordinator of the Year by FootballScoop and SpeedTracs.
DeRose selected for RMAC Hall of Fame
[12/15/11] - Former football and track standout, athletic director and tireless promoter and supporter of CSU-Pueblo Athletics, Dan DeRose, has been selected for induction into the RMAC Hall of Fame.
Major, Meisner earn All-American status
[12/14/11] - CSU-Pueblo seniors Kyle Major and Lee Meisner each earned Daktronics All-American honors, it was announced Wednesday.
2012 CSU-Pueblo football season tickets now on sale
[12/12/11] - CSU-Pueblo football fans that are itching for the 2012 football season begin can get an early jump on the expected season ticket rush by renewing their existing seats or purchasing new seats for just $45, the CSU-Pueblo Department of Athletics announced.
Meisner named Academic All-American
[12/7/11] - CSU-Pueblo senior linebacker Lee Meisner has been named an Academic All-American by Capital One and the College Sports Information Directors of America.
Def. coordinator Hughes up for national coordinator of the year
[12/7/11] - John Wristen isn't the only CSU-Pueblo football coach up for a national award. Defensive coordinator Hunter Hughes also needs your vote as he is one of four national finalists for Football Scoop/SpeedTracs Coordinator of the Year.
Wristen named one of five finalists for Liberty Mutual Coach of the Year
[12/6/11] - CSU-Pueblo head coach John Wristen was named one of five finalists for the Liberty Mutual Division II National Coach of the Year, Liberty Mutual announced Tuesday.
Wristen named AFCA Regional Coach of the Year
[12/6/11] - CSU-Pueblo head coach John Wristen was recognized as one of five Division II regional coaches of the year, the American Football Coaches' Association announced Tuesday.
Meisner named Regional Defensive Player of the Year
[11/30/11] - CSU-Pueblo linebacker Lee Meisner added another honor to his trophy case Wednesday after being named the Super Region 3 Defensive Player of the Year, making him one of five ThunderWolves to earn all-region honors.
Pack's dream season ends at hands of national champs
[11/26/11] - "To be the best, you gotta beat the best" is a tried and true mantra, and Saturday for the ThunderWolves, they came within a field goal of doing just that, standing by as their season ended in a 24-21 loss to Minnesota-Duluth.
RMAC postseason accolades aplenty for ThunderWolves
[11/16/11] - The RMAC champion ThunderWolves were recognized accordingly for an outstanding season as RMAC postseason awards were given out Wednesday, headlined by defensive player of the year, Lee Meisner.
Pack rises to No. 1 in the nation
[11/14/11] - CSU-Pueblo rose to a ranking that was unthinkable to anybody outside of the Pack locker room three months ago, coming in as the top team in the country in the latest AFCA Coaches' Poll released Monday.
ThunderWolves earn top seed, prepare to host playoff games
[11/13/11] - CSU-Pueblo was rewarded for its 11-0 Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference championship season Sunday with the announcement that the ThunderWolves will be the top seed in its region and get the opportunity to host as many as three home playoff games, the NCAA announced.
CSU-Pueblo Athletics Hall of Fame inducts Class of 2011
[11/12/11] - The CSU-Pueblo Athletics Hall of Fame added its Class of 2011 Friday, inducting six former-student athletes, one outstanding coach, one outstanding team and the “Friends of Football” organization.
'11 in 11' realized by ThunderWolves
[11/12/11] - In preseason camp, CSU-Pueblo's players put a signature on the end of their text messages that advertised their 2011 goals in no uncertain terms - "11 in '11". Saturday, that bold prediction was realized in an 11-0 season and an RMAC Championship.
Pack's Lewis one of 22 finalists for Harlon Hill Trophy
[11/11/11] - For the second straight year, CSU-Pueblo senior tailback Jesse Lewis is one of 22 national finalists for the Harlon Hill Trophy, the NCAA Division II equivalent of The Heisman Trophy.
Make your reservation for the 2011 CSU-Pueblo Athletics Hall of Fame Induction
[11/10/11] - The Colorado State University-Pueblo Athletics Hall of Fame has selected seven individuals, one outstanding team and the “Friends of Football” booster group for induction into the Hall as the Class of 2011. Be present for the induction on November 11, 2011.
Meisner earns second career Academic All-District honor
[11/10/11] - CSU-Pueblo senior linebacker Lee Meisner has been named Academic All-District by ESPN The Magazine and the College Sports Information Directors of American (CoSIDA).
ThunderWolves climb to second in the nation
[11/7/11] - CSU-Pueblo has been given its highest national ranking in the history of the football program - No. 2 - in the latest American Football Coaches' Association Division II Coaches' Poll.
Pack's a 'perfect 10' after win over Western State
[11/5/11] - CSU-Pueblo extended its record to 10-0 Saturday, mauling Western State 41-3 at the Neta & Eddie DeRose ThunderBowl.
Pack climbs to No. 4 in latest poll
[10/31/11] - CSU-Pueblo rose to a ranking of fourth in the nation Monday after improving to 9-0 with last week's win over New Mexico Highlands.
Pack retains region's top ranking
[10/31/11] - CSU-Pueblo continued to be ranked at the top of the NCAA Division II Super Regional rankings, the NCAA announced Monday.
Mathews, Sandoval net RMAC weekly honors
[10/31/11] - CSU-Pueblo standouts J.B. Mathews and Josh Sandoval were recognized by the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference Monday as its players of the week.
ThunderWolves defense again stellar in 37-0 win
[10/29/11] - CSU-Pueblo improved to a school-record 9-0 Saturday in impressive fashion, using the time-honored strengths of solid defense and a heady running game to take down New Mexico Highlands 37-0.
ThunderWolves start atop regional rankings
[10/24/11] - CSU-Pueblo is in control of its own destiny for a home playoff game and first round bye in the NCAA Division II National Playoffs, ranked first in the initial NCAA regional rankings released Monday.
ThunderWolves climb to No. 7
[10/24/11] - CSU-Pueblo improved to a ranking of 7th in the nation Monday after its 27-7 win over Colorado Mesa, the American Football Coaches Association announced.
Major nets another RMAC weekly honor
[10/24/11] - CSU-Pueblo senior kicker Kyle Major was again recognized by the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference as its special teams player of the week.
ThunderWolves turn away scrappy Colorado Mesa
[10/22/11] - In a game that saw eight total personal fouls called, the CSU-Pueblo stopped a determined Colorado Mesa squad Saturday, securing a 27-7 win.
Paint the stands in pink at football, volleyball games
[10/21/11] - CSU-Pueblo's "Pink Out" football game Saturday with Colorado Mesa, as well as the ThunderWolves' 5th annual "Block Out Breast Cancer" volleyball game Tuesday give Pack fans a chance to donate to breast cancer awareness causes.
CSU-Pueblo football team featured in USA Today
[10/19/11] - The CSU-Pueblo football team continues to receive national coverage as it was featured in an article in the USA Today.
Dickens earns Colorado Player of the Week honors
[10/18/11] - CSU-Pueblo cornerback Stephan Dickens became a rare defensive selection for the National Football Foundation, Colorado Chapter Player of the Week.
Meisner named RMAC Academic Player of the Year
[10/18/11] - CSU-Pueblo linebacker Lee Meisner earned RMAC Academic Player of the Year honors Tuesday, headlining a solid crop of student-athletes receiving first or second-team honors on the Academic All-RMAC squad.
Pack now in top ten in two polls
[10/18/11] - For the first time in school history, CSU-Pueblo is ranked in the top ten nationally in two separate polls, as the D2Football.com poll has put the Pack in the top ten.
Pack moves into the top ten
[10/17/11] - CSU-Pueblo moved into the top ten in the NCAA Division II national rankings for the first time in school history, receiving a ranking of 8th in the latest AFCA Division II Coaches' Poll.
Major, Dickens selected RMAC Players of the Week
[10/17/11] - For the fifth straight week, CSU-Pueblo had at least one player named an RMAC Player of the Week as Stephan Dickens earned defensive honors and Kyle Major earned offensive honors.
Pack secures earth-shaking win over undefeated Lopers
[10/15/11] - CSU-Pueblo used a stout defensive performance to trip up the top-ranked offense in the nation Saturday, using four interceptions to grab a 27-14 win over fourth-ranked Nebraska-Kearney.
Pack football program featured on NCAA.com
[10/13/11] - CSU-Pueblo's football program, including its unique way it strengthens its athletes physically and mentally, has been featured on the NCAA.com website.
Mathews racks up another honor
[10/11/11] - CSU-Pueblo freshman tailback J.B. Mathews was again named a player of the week Tuesday, this time by the National Football Foundation's Colorado Chapter.
ThunderWolves remain ranked 11th
[10/10/11] - CSU-Pueblo didn't move up the American Football Coaches' Association rankings after its 23-6 win over Colorado School of Mines Thursday, still ranked at 11th this week.
Mathews, Costa garner Player of the Week honors
[10/10/11] - Two ThunderWolves garnered RMAC Player of the Week honors this week, as both J.B. Mathews and Josh Costa were recognized.
Pack wows national TV audience with convincing win
[10/6/11] - CSU-Pueblo exorcised a few demons in front of a packed house Thursday night, improving to 6-0 with a 23-6 win over Colorado School of Mines on national television.
Tickets still available for Pack's game with Mines, available on numerous TV packages
[10/5/11] - Tickets are running out for CSU-Pueblo's nationally-televised Oct. 6 game with Colorado Mines, which will air across the country on the CBS College Sports network, locally on Altitude, and with other affiliates.
Two ThunderWolves identified by pro scouting organization
[10/4/11] - CSU-Pueblo seniors Kyle Major and Lee Meisner have been added to the watch list for the 2012 Beyond Sports Network Collegiate Showcase, a pro combine style opportunity for FCS, D-II, D-III and NAIA athletes.
ThunderWolves rise to 11th in the nation
[10/3/11] - CSU-Pueblo rose three spots in the latest American Football Coaches' Association Division II poll released Monday, coming in at 11th after sitting at 14th for two straight weeks.
Meisner earns Player of the Week honors
[10/3/11] - CSU-Pueblo senior linebacker Lee Meisner was named the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference Defensive Player of the Week Monday.
Meisner named semifinalist for NFF Scholar-Athlete Award
[9/29/11] - CSU-Pueblo senior linebacker Lee Meisner has been named a semifinalist for the prestigious National Football Foundation Scholar-Athlete Award, the NFF announced Thursday.
Sandoval nabs RMAC Special Teams honor
[9/26/11] - CSU-Pueblo punt returner Josh Sandoval was named the RMAC Special Teams Player of the Week Monday, marking third time in four weeks a ThunderWolf has garnered the weekly special teams honor.
Pack remains ranked 14th in the nation
[9/26/11] - As the top 15 teams in the nation all won last weekend, CSU-Pueblo remained entrenched at a ranking of 14th nationally in the American Football Coaches' Association poll, released Monday.
Pack takes care of Skyhawks in well-rounded showing
[9/24/11] - CSU-Pueblo posted its second shutout of the season Saturday, blanking Fort Lewis 47-0 and improving to 4-0 on the season.
2011 GridIron Gals Luncheon is Friday
[9/21/11] - The 2011 ThunderGals Luncheon will take place Friday.
2011 Homecoming Central
[9/21/11] - Get all your info on the week's homecoming activities, including all the home games, at the CSU-Pueblo Homecoming Central.
Pack's Lewis named Colorado Player of the Week
[9/20/11] - CSU-Pueblo tailback Jesse Lewis has been named the National Football Foundation, Colorado Chapter Player of the Week.
ThunderWolves rise to 20th in D2Football.com poll
[9/20/11] - CSU-Pueblo's ranking improved in the other major Division II football poll, the D2Football.com poll, rising from 24th to 20th in the nation this week.
ThunderWolves weigh in at 14th in the nation
[9/19/11] - The Pack's stock keeps on rising, and following its 20-11 win over Adams State Saturday, the ThunderWolves rose to 14th in the nation in the latest AFCA Coaches' Poll.
ThunderWolves crash Adams State's party, outlast Grizzlies
[9/17/11] - It had all the makings for an upset - Adams State was hosting its first ever night game, showing off its brand spanking new dorms and video board, against perhaps its biggest rival in the ThunderWolves. But the Pack ruined all that, winning 20-11.
ThunderWolves make it into the top 20
[9/12/11] - CSU-Pueblo rose to 18th in the country in the latest American Football Coaches' Association (AFCA) Division II Top 25 poll released Monday.
Pack stays perfect, avoids trap game
[9/10/11] - Facing a potential trap game before conference play opens up, the CSU-Pueblo football team put its foot on the gas and never looked back as they blew past Northwest Oklahoma State 41-0.
Pack rises to 21st in the nation
[9/5/11] - CSU-Pueblo made its debut in the American Football Coaches' Association Division II Poll Monday, entering at 21st in the country following its win over West Texas A&M last week.
Pack's game with Colorado Mines to be televised locally on Altitude
[9/1/11] - The CBS College Sports Network's Division II Game of the Week featuring CSU-Pueblo and Colorado School of Mines on October 6 will be carried locally on the Altitude Sports Network, Altitude announced Thursday.
Pack stuns 19th-ranked West Texas A&M
[9/1/11] - CSU-Pueblo wasn't supposed to go in to one of the most hostile environments in all of Division II and snag a win, but that's just what they did Thursday night, eking out a 26-24 win over 19th-ranked West Texas A&M.
Eight new assistants added to staffs over summer months
[8/29/11] - Eight new assistant coaches were added by various CSU-Pueblo coaching staffs over the summer, including three alumni of the Pack athletic program.
Three picked for D2 vs NAIA Senior Bowl Preseason Team
[8/19/11] - Preseason honors keep rolling in for CSU-Pueblo football players as Jesse Lewis, Kyle Major and Lee Meisner, who were each selected as members of the D2 vs NAIA Senior Bowl Preseason All-American Team.
Tickets for Pack's game at West Texas A&M go on sale Monday
[8/16/11] - Tickets for CSU-Pueblo's season-opening game at West Texas A&M will go on sale Monday morning, West Texas A&M officials announced.
Group sales now available for CSU-Pueblo home football games
[8/16/11] - Group tickets in clusters of 20 or more are now available for any of CSU-Pueblo’s six home football games. Of particular note is the ThunderWolves’ nationally-televised game with Colorado School of Mines Oct. 6, where a capacity-plus crowd is expected.
ThunderWolves open season receiving votes in national poll
[8/15/11] - The ThunderWolves received a mention in the Division II Preseason Top 25 released Monday, possibly paving the way toward a national ranking with a hot start to 2011.
Catch coaches' and players' previews of the 2011 Pack Football season
[8/15/11] - It's 'Media Day' season for the ThunderWolves, and as the Pack's fall camp gets underway, watch interviews with CSU-Pueblo players and head coach, John Wristen, about the upcoming 2011 season.
Pack garners first place votes in RMAC Coaches' Poll
[8/1/11] - CSU-Pueblo was picked to finish tied for second, receiving one first place vote, in the RMAC Preseason Football Coaches' poll, released Monday. Senior linebacker Lee Meisner was also selected as the preseason defensive player of the year.
CSU-Pueblo to make fan bus available to football season-opener
[7/29/11] - The Colorado State University-Pueblo Department of Athletics will be providing fans an opportunity to see the ThunderWolves’ 2011 football season-opener in person on Sept. 1, providing a fan bus to Canyon, Tex. for the Pack’s showdown with nationally-ranked West Texas A&M.
Major placed on 2011 Fred Mitchell Award watch list
[7/14/11] - CSU-Pueblo senior kicker, Kyle Major, has been named one of 28 kickers in the nation to be placed on the watch list for the Fred Mitchell Award, honoring the top placekicker in NAIA, FCS, D-II and D-III.
Pack assistant Miller calls it a career
[7/8/11] - CSU-Pueblo Assistant Head Coach Tom Miller will retire after nearly 40 years coaching football.
Wristen gives first preview of 2011 at Sports Corp Luncheon
[6/29/11] - CSU-Pueblo head coach, John Wristen, started the football preview season Wednesday as he shared his insights about the Pack at the 2011 Colorado Springs Sports Corp Football Kickoff Luncheon.
Meisner, Lewis garner preseason All-American honors
[6/20/11] - CSU-Pueblo seniors Lee Meisner and Jesse Lewis have been named Preseason All-Americans by Division II Consensus Draft Services.
Meisner named Sporting News Preseason All-American
[6/13/11] - CSU-Pueblo senior linebacker Lee Meisner was named Preseason All-American by Sporting News, the publication announced last week.
Over 90 student-athletes named to Dean's List
[6/7/11] - A total of 92 CSU-Pueblo student-athletes have been named to the Spring 2011 Dean's List, the University announced Tuesday.
CSU-Pueblo to host Colorado School of Mines in nationally-televised game
[5/31/11] - Football squads from Colorado State University – Pueblo and Colorado School of Mines will be featured on national television as part of the CBS College Sports Network’s NCAA Division II Game of the Week, the NCAA and CBS Sports Network announced Tuesday.
Pack alum Vaughn re-joins UFL's Las Vegas Locos
[5/20/11] - Former CSU-Pueblo All-American Chase Vaughn continued to get one step closer to his dream of playing in the NFL, re-signing a contract with the Las Vegas Locomotives of the UFL.
Lewis, Meisner named Strength & Conditioning All-Americans
[5/3/11] - CSU-Pueblo juniors Jesse Lewis and Lee Meisner were honored by the National Strength and Conditioning Association as All-Americans, the NSCA announced.
CSU-Pueblo Athletes recognized for annual honors
[4/27/11] - Six end-of-the-year awards were given to five different student-athletes Monday for outstanding performance on the field and in the classroom.
'Red' bests 'White' in overtime Spring Game
[4/23/11] - CSU-Pueblo's Spring 'Red/White Game' went down to the wire Saturday as the two split squads took the game to overtime, with the White Team winning 19-16.
2011 "Red/White Game" scheduled for Saturday
[4/21/11] - CSU-Pueblo's annual Red/White Game is slated for Saturday, April 23 at 2 p.m. at the Neta and Eddie DeRose ThunderBowl.
Watch the KOAA/GoThunderWolves.com Wolf Pack Sports Update
[4/13/11] - In a weekly feature on GoThunderWolves.com, we watch footage of the ThunderWolves' record-breaking day at at the CU Invite, check in with the Pack football team, and relive history with the men's golf team.
CSU-Pueblo Spring Football schedule released
[2/15/11] - The CSU-Pueblo football program will begin its spring drills on Tuesday, March 29 and will conclude on Saturday, April 23 at 2 p.m. with the annual CSU-Pueblo Spring Football Game.
Inaugural CSU-Pueblo Football Coaches' Clinic is April 7-8
[2/15/11] - The inaugural CSU-Pueblo Football Coaches' Clinic, which features instruction from ThunderWolves' coaches as well as special guests, will take place April 7-8 at the Neta and Eddie DeRose ThunderBowl.
‘Early Bird’ special available for 2011 CSU-Pueblo football tickets
[2/10/11] - ‘Early Bird’ pricing is now available for 2011 CSU-Pueblo Football season tickets, the CSU-Pueblo Athletic Department announced this week.
CSU-Pueblo Football Signing Day Central
[2/2/11] - Follow live updates of CSU-Pueblo's 2011 high school and junior college signees at the Pack Football Signing Day Central. Learn more about each new student-athlete, as well as see how the Pack stacks up with its RMAC counterparts.
CSU-Pueblo Football Signing Day luncheon is Feb. 3
[1/28/11] - Meet the new signees for the CSU-Pueblo football team at the fourth annual CSU-Pueblo Football Signing Day Luncheon on Thursday, Feb. 3 at the Olde Towne Carriage House in downtown Pueblo.
Lewis nets another All-American honor
[1/25/11] - CSU-Pueblo tailback Jesse Lewis has been named an All-American for the second time this season, this time earning third-team honors by the Don Hansen Football Gazette.
ThunderWolves net 10 on All-Colorado team
[12/23/10] - CSU-Pueblo sent 10 ThunderWolves, including three first-team selections, to the National Football Foundation All-Colorado team.
Lewis secures another all-region selection
[12/21/10] - CSU-Pueblo tailback Jesse Lewis has added another honor to his mantle, claiming second-team All-Super Region 3 honors by Don Hansen's Football Gazette.
Lewis named to AP's ‘Little All-America’ team
[12/16/10] - CSU-Pueblo junior running back Jesse Lewis was honored for a record-breaking 2010 season with a third-team selection to the Associated Press "Little All-America" team.
ThunderWolves' 2011 schedule released
[12/16/10] - Check out the ThunderWolves' 2011 football schedule, which starts with a showdown at perennial national power, West Texas A&M.
Meisner, Crunkleton earn all-Super Region honors
[12/1/10] - CSU-Pueblo defensive standouts Lee Meisner and Grant Crunkleton were each voted Daktronics first-team All-Super Region 3, it was announced Wednesday. Standout tailback, Jesse Lewis, was also named to the squad as a second-team selection.
Martin named RMAC Freshman of the Year
[11/16/10] - CSU-Pueblo defensive lineman, Beau Martin, was named the 2010 RMAC Defensive Freshman of the Year, the RMAC announced as part of its All-RMAC teams, released Tuesday.
Elite performances mark CSU-Pueblo's 2010 season
[11/16/10] - With the 2010 football season in the books, CSU-Pueblo departs from its campaign in bittersweet fashion, as it didn't attain a playoff spot, but instead captured a number of high national rankings.
ThunderWolves equal win record in victory over Western N.M.
[11/13/10] - CSU-Pueblo ran its 2010 win total to nine in a dominant effort Saturday, winning 45-17 at Western New Mexico, closing their season with a 9-2 mark.
Lewis among 24 national candidates for Harlon Hill Award
[11/12/10] - CSU-Pueblo junior tailback Jesse Lewis has been named one of the nation's 24 candidates for the Harlon Hill Award, given to the most outstanding NCAA Division II college football player.
Second annual Gridiron Gals Luncheon is Nov. 11
[11/9/10] - The second annual Colorado State University-Pueblo Gridiron Gals Luncheon is scheduled for Thursday, November 11, 2010 in the OUC Ballroom on the CSU-Pueblo campus. Registration starts at 11:45 a.m. and the lunch/program will begin at noon.
Lewis named Colorado Player of the Week
[11/9/10] - Add another award to the trophy chest of CSU-Pueblo tailback, Jesse Lewis, who was also named the Colorado Player of the Week by the National Football Foundation.
Pack debuts in regional rankings, playoffs hopes clinging to a thread
[11/8/10] - The ThunderWolves entered the NCAA Division II Super Region 3 rankings, released Monday, weighing in at 10th in the rankings following its 37-3 win over Western State Saturday.
Lewis claims RMAC Player of the Week honor for second time
[11/8/10] - For the second time this season, CSU-Pueblo tailback Jesse Lewis, fresh off a 239-yard performance in a 37-3 win over Western State, has been named the RMAC's offensive player of the week.
Offense, defense clicks in 37-3 win over Western State
[11/6/10] - CSU-Pueblo ran its record to 8-2 Saturday with an efficient 37-3 win over Western State, its biggest win over the Mountaineers in school history.
Re-live the CSU-Pueblo Athletics Hall of Fame Induction
[11/4/10] - Catch videos of acceptance speeches, see pictures and more from the 2010 CSU-Pueblo Athletics Hall of Fame Induction, which took place last Friday night at CSU-Pueblo.
Three T-Wolves named Academic All-District, Meisner a first-teamer
[11/4/10] - Three members of the CSU-Pueblo football squad were voted to the CoSIDA/ESPN The Magazine Academic All-District football team, CoSIDA announced Thursday. Headlining the group was the selection of junior linebacker Lee Meisner, who earned first-team honors.
ThunderWolves receives votes in national poll, shut out of regional rankings
[11/1/10] - For the second consecutive week and eighth time in the past nine weeks, CSU-Pueblo has "received votes" in the AFCA Division II national poll. The Pack, however, is not in the top ten in the first NCAA Division II Regional Rankings.
Pack busts records, annihilate Highlands
[10/30/10] - CSU-Pueblo registered the most points in school history Saturday in a 66-0 rout of New Mexico Highlands in the ThunderWolves' final home game of the season.
Pueblo Chieftain: CSU-Pueblo Athletics Hall of Fame
[10/26/10] - The Pueblo Chieftain published a great article about the CSU-Pueblo Athletics Hall of Fame Class of 2010, focusing on one of the top athletes ever regardless of sport, former All-American fullback, Bill Gower.
Pack claims 26-14 win in rainy scrap with Mesa
[10/23/10] - For the third straight season, wacky weather doomed a CSU-Pueblo/Mesa State gridiron matchup, as a rain storm kept the ball on the ground all night long, playing right into the Pack's hands as CSU-Pueblo claimed a 26-14 win Saturday.
Meisner headlines Pack's academic all-RMAC selections
[10/20/10] - CSU-Pueblo junior linebacker Lee Meisner was one of four first team selections and 15 overall to be selected Academic All-Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference, the RMAC announced Wednesday.
Big plays, untimely mistakes ruin Pack's chance for upset
[10/16/10] - CSU-Pueblo surrendered big opportunities and allowed a Kearney passing game to open up Saturday, falling 38-24 to the nationally-ranked Lopers.
Military Appreciation Day is October 16
[10/13/10] - CSU-Pueblo is paying homage to United States' veterans and active military on Saturday as it observes Military Appreciation Day when the ThunderWolves host Nebraska-Kearney at the Neta and Eddie DeRose ThunderBowl.
Pack ejected from Top 25, still receiving votes
[10/11/10] - CSU-Pueblo was a one-week entrant into the AFCA top 25, dropping from the No. 25 spot it occupied last week after last week's loss to Colorado Mines
Last-minute comeback dooms ThunderWolves
[10/9/10] - In a game decided by the smallest of margins, CSU-Pueblo its bid to go 6-0 vanish in the closing seconds, falling 19-16 to Colorado School of Mines.
Pack at No. 25 in two major D-II polls
[10/5/10] - The nation is listening after CSU-Pueblo's 33-30 triple-overtime win over Chadron State Saturday, greeting the Pack with a ranking of 25th in the nation in the latest American Football Coaches' Association Division II poll, as well as the D2Football.com poll.
Lewis, Major garner RMAC Player of the Week awards
[10/4/10] - Two ThunderWolves garnered RMAC Player of the Week honors this week, as 100-yard rusher Jesse Lewis snagged the RMAC's offensive honor and Kyle Major claimed the special teams honor.
Pack pulls out triple-overtime thriller over Chadron
[10/2/10] - In a game that certainly lived up to the billing, CSU-Pueblo and Chadron State brawled for four quarters and three overtimes with the ThunderWolves emerging victorious, pulling out a 33-30 triple-overtime win.
Homecoming 2010 vs. Chadron State
[10/1/10] - Get all the inside info on homecoming weekend events, all centered around CSU-Pueblo's football showdown with Chadron State Saturday afternoon.
Pack keeps rising toward Top 25
[9/27/10] - For the fourth consecutive week, CSU-Pueblo has received votes in the AFCA Division II National Top 25 poll, garnering 17 votes, the AFCA announced Monday.
Second half surge boosts Pack to 49-14 win
[9/25/10] - Two defensive touchdowns and a five rushing touchdowns helped allow CSU-Pueblo to torch Fort Lewis Saturday and move to 4-0 for the first time since 1980.
Pack climbing near Top 25
[9/20/10] - CSU-Pueblo continued to receive votes for the AFCA Division II National Top 25 poll, garnering 11 votes, the AFCA announced Monday.
Defense, special teams rescues Pack
[9/18/10] - With a sparkling defensive effort and stellar special teams play, the ThunderWolves were able to open RMAC play with a decisive 27-10 victory over Adams State.
Pack appears in national poll again
[9/13/10] - For the second straight week, CSU-Pueblo has "received votes" in the American Football Coaches' Association Division II Top 25 poll, the AFCA announced Monday.
Pack's Major nabs RMAC's Special Teams honor
[9/6/10] - For the third time in his career, CSU-Pueblo placekicker, Kyle Major, has been named the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference Special Teams Player of the Week after a two field goal performance in the Pack's 55-13 win over Northwestern Oklahoma State Saturday.
ThunderWolves secure votes in national poll
[9/6/10] - For just the second time in school history, CSU-Pueblo has "received votes" in the American Football Coaches' Association Division II Top 25 poll.
Pack leaves no doubt with 55-13 win
[9/4/10] - The ThunderWolves avenged a 34-28 2009 loss to Northwestern Oklahoma State Saturday, torching the Rangers in a 55-13 win in the Pack's home opener.
Tougher test awaits Pack in home opener
[9/4/10] - Pueblo Chieftain reporter and play-by-play voice, Joe Cervi, previews the Pack's home opener against Northwestern Oklahoma State.
Schiele nabs RMAC defensive player of the week nod
[8/30/10] - After a monster game vs. Oklahoma Panhandle State Saturday, CSU-Pueblo inside linebacker, Damon Schiele, was named the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference Defensive Player of the Week.
ThunderWolves secure season-opening win
[8/28/10] - The Pack rode the effects of a strong first quarter, holding off a much-improved Oklahoma Panhandle State team in a claiming a 26-14 road win.
ThunderWolves hope to make Panhandle first victim
[8/27/10] - The CSU-Pueblo football team opens its 2010 season on Saturday at Oklahoma Panhandle State, where it will look to down the Aggies for the second time in three seasons.
Intrasquad scrimmage, ThunderPup Clinic scheduled for Friday night
[8/17/10] - The CSU-Pueblo football program will host a fall intrasquad scrimmage on Friday, August 20 at 6:30 p.m., immediately following a ThunderPup Clinic for area youngsters immediately proceeding the scrimmage at 5:30 p.m.
Eight added to CSU-Pueblo Athletics Hall of Fame
[8/16/10] - Eight individuals and one outstanding team have been selected to be inducted into the CSU-Pueblo Athletics Hall of Fame as the Class of 2010, including special contributor Art Gonzales, pictured above.
Catch highlights from CSU-Pueblo's Football Media Day
[8/9/10] - Hear comments by John Wristen during the Pack's Media Day, held Friday prior to the ThunderWolves' first fall practice this past Saturday.
Preseason AFCA Division II poll released
[8/9/10] - The Division II Preseason poll was released Monday by the American Football Coaches' Association, with three RMAC teams getting mention. CSU-Pueblo, however, did not garner a preseason ranking.
RMAC Football Media Day Videos
[8/7/10] - Catch Videos of John Wristen, Jamaal Johnson and Grant Jansen at the RMAC Media Day Wednesday. Videos courtesy of the RMAC.
Pack football reports to camp
[8/6/10] - Though the first on-field activity can't take place until 12:01 a.m. Saturday morning, the CSU-Pueblo football team reported for camp Friday.
ThunderWolves picked to finish 4th in RMAC
[8/4/10] - Despite finishing third in the RMAC last season, RMAC coaches picked CSU-Pueblo to finish fourth in the RMAC this season, according to the 2010 RMAC Football Preseason Coaches' Poll, released Wednesday. Additionally, three ThunderWolves garnered preseason all-RMAC honors.
2010 CSU-Pueblo Football Media Guide Now Online
[8/3/10] - Click here to view the ThunderWolves' 2010 Media Guide, which includes a wealth of information about the team.
Wristen previews season alongside D-I coaches
[6/29/10] - CSU-Pueblo head football coach John Wristen appeared at the Colorado Springs Sports Corp's football preview luncheon alongside coaches from Air Force, Colorado State and Northern Colorado to preview the 2010 football season.
Qualify for giveaways during CSU-Pueblos 30 Prizes for 30 Days promotion
[6/24/10] - The Colorado State University-Pueblo Athletic Department will show its appreciation for existing and new CSU-Pueblo Football season ticket holders with the 30 Prizes for 30 Days promotion, where season ticket holders will qualify for 30 prize drawings every day throughout the month of July, with five grand prizes being drawn on July 31.
Wristen to appear at Sports Corp luncheon June 29
[6/24/10] - For the third consecutive year, CSU-Pueblo head football coach John Wristen has been invited to appear at the Colorado Springs Sports Corporation's Football Kickoff Luncheon alongside the state's Division I football coaches on June 29.
Las Vegas Review Journal: Vaughn impresses Locos brass
[6/20/10] - CSU-Pueblo football standout Chase Vaughn has already impressed in his short time with the Las Vegas Locos UFL team, the Las Vegas Review Journal reports.
ThunderBowl hosts Denver Broncos Caravan
[6/11/10] - The Pueblo delegation of Denver Broncos nation embraced its favorite football organization Thursday, which spent the day in Pueblo spreading orange-and-blue pride throughout the community. The inaugural Broncos Country Caravan stopped in Pueblo.
Former Pack All-American Vaughn signs with UFL's Las Vegas Locos
[6/10/10] - Former CSU-Pueblo All-American, Chase Vaughn, will suit it up professionally this season after signing a rookie contract to play for the Las Vegas Locos in the United Football League.
Follow Augie Agyei in his Bengals Tryout!
[5/1/10] - Former ThunderWolf receiver, Augustine Agyei, has been gracious enough to share his experiences from his pro tryout with the Bengals with his fans in Colorado through a blog on GoThunderWolves.com. Click here to read and give Augie your support!
Agyei invited to Cincinnati Bengals' Mini-Camp
[4/26/10] - Former CSU-Pueblo wide receiver, Augustine Agyei, has received an invite to the Cincinnati Bengals' rookie minicamp this weekend, playing for a spot on the Bengals' roster.
Pueblo Chieftain: Offense Blooms in Spring
[4/19/10] - Under sunny skies Sunday at the Neta & Eddie DeRose ThunderBowl, the offense dominated in the annual Red-Blue spring game. It was the first time in three tries that the offense was ahead of the defense after 15 spring practices.
Football "Spring Fan Fest" is Sunday, April 18
[4/12/10] - The Colorado State University-Pueblo football fans are invited to attend the second annual ThunderWolves Spring Fan Fest, Sunday, April 18, at the Neta and Eddie DeRose ThunderBowl on the campus of Colorado State University- Pueblo.
T-Wolves finish in top 20 nationally in attendance
[2/23/10] - For the second consecutive season, CSU-Pueblo's football program was among the national leaders in attendance, finishing 16th in the nation in total attendance.
Pack's 2010 signing class expands to 48
[2/8/10] - CSU-Pueblo's 2010 football recruiting class now consists of 48 new recruits after several post-"Signing Day" adds to the roster. Click here to view the Pack's entire 2010 class, as well as Coach Wristen's comments at the Signing Day Press Conference.
2010 football schedule released
[1/21/10] - CSU-Pueblo's 2010 football schedule has been released, with the home opener slated for Sept. 4, 2010 vs. Northwest Oklahoma State.
Football signing day luncheon is Friday, Feb. 5
[1/13/10] - Meet the new signees for the CSU-Pueblo football team at the third annual CSU-Pueblo Football Signing Day Luncheon on Friday, Feb. 5 at the Pueblo Convention Center.
Vaughn helps lead West All-Stars to Cactus Bowl shutout
[1/8/10] - CSU-Pueblo linebacker Chase Vaughn was among the defensive stars at the 2010 Cactus Bowl in Kingsville, Tex. Friday as the West All-Stars scored a 16-0 shutout of the East All-Stars.
Quest for the NFL: Blog by Chase Vaughn
[1/5/10] - This week, CSU-Pueblo linebacker Chase Vaughn is getting one closer to realizing a dream of playing in the NFL when he takes part in the Valero Cactus Bowl, a Division II All-Star showcase for NFL scouts. To read Chase's daily reports the Cactus Bowl site of Kingsville, Tex., click here.
Pack LB continues pursuit of NFL dream
[1/2/10] - Chase Vaughn's dream of playing in the NFL gets a bit of a boost next week. The former linebacker from Colorado State University-Pueblo accepted an invitation to play in the 2010 Cactus Bowl on Jan. 8 in Kingsville, Texas.
ThunderWolves send four to NFFCC teams
[12/31/09] - CSU-Pueblo boasted four members on the 2009 all-National Football Foundation, Colorado Chapter team, released Thursday.
Pack senior Vaughn to play in 2010 Cactus Bowl
[12/9/09] - CSU-Pueblo senior linebacker, Chase Vaughn, a two-time first-team all-RMAC selection and a 2008 all-American, has committed to play in the 2010 Cactus Bowl, a Division II all-star game being held in Kingsville, Tex.
ThunderWolves send seven to all-RMAC squads
[11/12/09] - Led by first-team honors by tailback Jesse Lewis and linebacker Chase Vaughn, the ThunderWolves saw seven of its members get all-RMAC honors, the RMAC announced Thursday.
ThunderWolves stick it Grizzlies in 2009 finale
[11/7/09] - Chase Vaughn is happy he chose to transfer to CSU-Pueblo. The former Adams State defensive end, now an all-American linebacker with the ThunderWolves, got to end his collegiate career with a bang Saturday, earning a measure of vengeance against his former mates as CSU-Pueblo downed the Grizzlies 41-7 in the finale of the 2009 season.
Pack's final game to be aired on Pueblo Comcast Channel 19
[11/4/09] - CSU-Pueblo's final football game of the 2009 season at Adams State College in Alamosa will air on tape delay to Comcast cable subscribers in Pueblo in the coming week.
ThunderWolves tee off on Mustangs 48-3
[10/31/09] - In front of newly-enshrined CSU-Pueblo Hall of Famers during Saturday's Hall of Fame Game vs. Western New Mexico, CSU-Pueblo's offense went off on Western New Mexico, posting a school-record 620 yards of total offense, 435 on the ground, as the Pack scored a nearly-perfect 48-3 victory over the Mustangs.
Pack's Lewis honored as RMAC Player of the Week
[10/26/09] - CSU-Pueblo sophomore tailback Jesse Lewis has been named the RMAC Offensive Player of the Week following his 181-yard, three TD performance vs. Western State.
Pack torches Western State on ground in 38-27 win
[10/24/09] - Behind a season-high 328 rushing yards, CSU-Pueblo ran all over Western State in the Packs homecoming game Saturday, downing the Mountaineers 38-27.
CSUP raises nearly $3K at 'Gridiron Gals' luncheon
[10/22/09] - The first ever CSU-Pueblo Gridiron Gals luncheon, benefitting Pueblo-based Orchard of Hope Foundation, which took place Oct. 22 at CSU-Pueblos Occhiato University Center Ballroom, was a huge success as 180 women attended the football-themed event and raised close to $3,000 to help assist families of cancer patients.
Meisner earns first-team academic all-RMAC selection
[10/22/09] - CSU-Pueblo sophomore linebacker Lee Meisner headlined a slew of selections by Pack student-athletes on the RMAC academic all-RMAC team, released Thursday.
RMAC Game of the Week: Western St. at CSU-Pueblo
[10/21/09] - The "RMAC Football Game of the Week" between Colorado State University-Pueblo and Western State airs live this Saturday, October 24 at 2 p.m. MDT on Altitude 2, the alternate channel on the Altitude Sports & Entertainment network.
Pack corrals Cowboys, claims 35-7 win
[10/17/09] - Behind big games by tailback Jamaal Johnson and receiver Augustine Agyei, CSU-Pueblo ended a three-game skid by cruising to a 35-7 win over New Mexhico Highlands Saturday.
ThunderWolves fall short vs. Mesa State
[10/10/09] - The Pack was within shooting distance in the 4th quarter vs. Mesa State, but couldn't convert a game-tying drive late in the game, and fell to the Mavericks 21-13.
Big plays burn Pack in loss to Kearney
[10/3/09] - A game that was shaping up to be a defensive battle exploded into a Nebraska-Kearney route Saturday as the Lopers defeated the ThunderWolves 44-12.
'Gridiron Gals' fundraising luncheon is Oct. 22
[10/2/09] - Hey ladies! Want to love your ThunderWolves but you've never been able to get on board with the game of football? The Pack Football program, in conjunction with the Orchard of Hope Foundation, will present the first 'Gridiron Gals' luncheon on Oct. 22.
ThunderWolves fall back to earth vs. Mines
[9/26/09] - CSU-Pueblo suffered a letdown Saturday when Colorado School of Mines dashed any memories of the Pack's big win last week over Chadron State, downing the ThunderWolves 31-7.
Pack Football players visit St. Mary Corwin
[9/25/09] - A collection of ThunderWolf football players aimed to raise the spirits of children at St. Mary Corwin Hospital in Pueblo this week, bringing the kids lots of ThunderWolf gear and smiles.
ThunderWolves on cusp of national ranking
[9/21/09] - CSU-Pueblo, fresh off its win over Chadron State, has made its first appearance in the American Football Coaches' Assocation (AFCA) Division II poll Monday, "receiving votes" in the AFCA Top 25.
Instant legitimacy: Pack beats Chadron State
[9/19/09] - You might call it the shot heard 'round the world, at least in terms of the RMAC football world, as CSU-Pueblo did something no RMAC team has done since 2005 - go on the road to Chadron State, the three-time defending RMAC champion, and earn a win, knocking off the conference lynchpin 28-17.
Pack piles on to Fort Lewis for 38-0 shutout
[9/12/09] - The ThunderWolves posted their first shutout in 27 years Saturday night when a strong rushing game ushered in a 38-0 trouncing of the visiting Fort Lewis Skyhawks.
RMAC Radio Show: Chase Vaughn
[9/9/09] - CSU-Pueblo senior defensive lineman, Chase Vaughn, was interviewed by hosts Eric Danner and Jon Eddy in the latest RMAC Radio Show Tuesday. Click here to listen.
ThunderWolves come up short on the road
[9/5/09] - Despite a late rally, the ThunderWolves could keep up with a strong offensive attack by Northwestern Oklahoma State Saturday, losing 34-28.
Pack Football Q&A with Jamaal Johnson
[9/3/09] - Fresh off his 145-yard performance vs. Eastern New Mexico, sophomore tailback Jamaal Johnson volunteered for the first in a weekly series on GoThunderWolves.com, Pack Football Q&A.
Take a Kid to the Game vs. Fort Lewis Sept. 12
[9/3/09] - Kids under 12 accompanied by a paid adult will receive a free "Thunder Hill" ticket to the Sept. 12 game vs. Fort Lewis, part of the annual "Take a Kid to the Game" promotion.
Pack's Johnson named NFFCC Player of the Week
[9/1/09] - CSU-Pueblo sophomore tailback Jamaal Johnson, fresh off a 145-yard rushing performance vs. Eastern New Mexico Saturday, has been named the National Football Foundation, Colorado Chapter Player of the Week, it was announced late Monday night.
ThunderWolves emerge victorious in wacky opener
[8/29/09] - Lightning delays. Power outages. An NCAA record for pass attempts by the opposing quarterback. It's all good for CSU-Pueblo, because on a night of utter weirdness, the Pack emerged victorious, winning 28-23 over Eastern New Mexico.
Football game to feature giveaways, debut of 'Tundra'
[8/27/09] - The second season of the Colorado State University-Pueblo football program will kick off Saturday, Aug. 29 at the Neta and Eddie DeRose ThunderBowl when the Pack will host Eastern New Mexico at 7 p.m. The Packs home opener, sponsored by The Colorado Lottery, will feature a Red Out featuring free CSU-Pueblo T-shirts, lottery giveaways, giveaways of ThunderStix and Legacy Banks Bucks and Trucks haltime passing contest.
Pack names Clancy starting quarterback
[8/20/09] - CSU-Pueblo head coach John Wristen has named transfer senior Colin Clancy the team's starter for the opener vs. Eastern New Mexico Aug. 29, the Pueblo Chieftain has reported.
Vaughn makes D2Football.com Preseason all-RMAC squad
[8/17/09] - CSU-Pueblo senior defensive end, Chase Vaughn, has been selected a first-team preseason all-RMAC selection by D2Football.com
Watch video of Pack Football preseason press conference
[8/5/09] - As the 2009 ThunderWolves reported for camp Wednesday, CSU-Pueblo coach John Wristen and several players greeted the local media.
Injuries force Quintana to sidelines
[7/31/09] - Despite graduating no seniors from last year's team, CSU-Pueblo has a handful of players from last year's team that won't be returning in 2009.
CSU-Pueblo picked 6th in preseason poll
[7/9/09] - The CSU-Pueblo football team was picked to finish sixth in the conference, according to the 2009 RMAC Preseason Football Coaches' Poll, released Friday at the RMAC Football Media Day. Additionally, Pack standouts Chase Vaughn and Markus Turner were preseason all-RMAC selections.
Preseason previews begin at SportsCorp luncheon
[6/26/09] - CSU-Pueblo head football coach John Wristen began the perennial "preseason preview season" Thursday when he appeared at the Colorado Springs Sports Corp luncheon in Colorado Springs, joined by head coaches from Air Force, Colorado, Colorado State and Northern Colorado.
DeRose, Heard named to RMAC all-century team
[6/25/09] - Former University of Southern Colorado standout football players Herman Heard and Dan DeRose were named to the RMAC's all-century football squad Thursday.
DeRose named NAADD Donor of the Year
[5/11/09] - Former CSU-Pueblo Director of Athletics and current president of DD Marketing, Dan DeRose, was named the 2009 National Association of Athletic Development Directors (NAADD) College Division Donor of the Year, the NAADD announced Monday.
Vaughn named CSU-Pueblo athlete of the year
[4/23/09] - CSU-Pueblo junior defensive lineman, Chase Vaughn, has been named the CSU-Pueblo Male Athlete of the Year, the athletic department announced Thursday.
Pack gives preview of 2009 at "Red Vs. Blue Game"
[4/19/09] - The ThunderWolves' offense and defense squared off Sunday in the 2009 Spring "Red vs. Blue" game, as the defensive "Blue Team" earned a slim 35-34 win over its offensive counterparts.
Football, basketball season tickets now available
[4/19/09] - Season tickets are now available for the 2009 football season, as well as combo tickets for the basketball and football seasons. The cost of the football season ticket is $65 and the combo ticket is $130. Click here to order online.
Pack Football Spring Fan Fest this Sunday
[4/14/09] - The Colorado State University-Pueblo football fans are invited to attend the first ever ThunderWolves Spring Fan Fest, this Sunday, April 19, at the Neta & Eddie DeRose ThunderBowl. The Spring Fan Fest is a community engagement event developed by the CSU-Pueblo Department of Athletics to offering tailgating, free parking, free football fun zone for all kids in 8th grade and under, the ThunderPup Stretch with the Wolves program, and the annual CSU-Pueblo Red/Blue intra squad game.
Pack taps Symington to coach offensive linemen
[3/16/09] - Colorado State University-Pueblo head football coach, John Wristen, has announced that former Eastern Michigan University offensive line coach, Chris Symington, has been hired to be the ThunderWolves' offensive line coach and run game coordinator. Symington joins former University of Colorado wide receiver, Dusty Sprague, who joined the staff in January as wide receivers coach, replacing Rich Lane.
Pack announces Spring Football schedule
[3/10/09] - The CSU-Pueblo football program will begin its Spring Football schedule on March 31, the program announced.
CSU-Pueblo adds over 40 new signees for 2009
[2/4/09] - A number of elite football athletes from Colorado and the nation are signing on the dotted line to play football for CSU-Pueblo. Click here to keep updated on all the Pack's National Letter of Intent signees.
CSU-Pueblo Football Signing Day Luncheon is Feb. 5
[1/27/09] - The Colorado State University-Pueblo football program will announce its 2009 signing class on Thursday, Feb. 5 at the 2009 CSU-Pueblo Football Signing Day Luncheon. The luncheon will take place at 11:30 a.m. at the Pueblo Convention Center.
Pack's Vaughn earns all-America honors
[1/22/09] - CSU-Pueblo junior defensive lineman, Chase Vaughn, has been named an honorable mention all-American by "Don Hansen's Football Gazette," it was announced Thursday.
Vaughn earns all-region honors from 'Football Gazette'
[1/2/09] - CSU-Pueblo junior defensive lineman, Chase Vaughn, was honored with a second team selection to the "Don Hansen's Football Gazette" all-Super Region Three Team, it was announced Friday.
Jansen heads Pack in RMAC postseason awards
[11/12/08] - CSU-Pueblo freshmen defensive lineman Grant Jansen was selected the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference's defensive freshman of the year, joined by three teammates that were selected all-RMAC Wednesday.
Pack comes up short in backyard brawl with Adams
[11/8/08] - Black eyes. Bloody knuckles. Hurt feelings, a lot of cussing, and a list of infractions a mile long. For CSU-Pueblo and Adams State, it was just another football game, the first in 24 years, for what had been the Pack's archest rival, and the two teams picked up where they left off in a 16-8 slugfest win for the Grizzlies.
Pack can join unique class of first-year success stories.
[11/6/08] - Five wins. For some NCAA Division II football programs, five wins is a dreaded sign of mediocrity, while for others, it is a goal which struggling programs strive to achieve as they try to improve. For the Colorado State University-Pueblo football program, playing its first season since 1984, it is something completely different a huge first step that only a precious few in NCAA history have ever accomplished.
Pack stunned by winless Western New Mexico
[11/1/08] - The ThunderWolves had their sights set on something remarkable - finishing with a winning record in their first season of competition in 24 years. But the Pack's motivation for that mark was not as high as that of Western New Mexico, which was seeking to avoid an 0-fer season.
Wristen to speak to students about drug prevention
[10/29/08] - Colorado State University-Pueblo head football coach, John Wristen, will speak to elementary school-aged students at Sierra Vista Elementary School in Pueblo West Thursday at 9 a.m. about drug prevention as part of the national Red Ribbon Week festivities.
Pack's Major recognized by RMAC
[10/27/08] - For the second time this season, CSU-Pueblo kicker Kyle Major has been recognized by the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference as the special teams player of the week, the RMAC announced Monday.
A 'Major' win - Pack edges Western 20-17
[10/25/08] - A back and forth contest at the Mountaineer Bowl in Gunnison Saturday culminated in a 42-yard game-winning field goal by Kyle Major, as the Pack came away with a 20-17 win.
McWilliams named RMAC Defensive Player of the Week
[10/20/08] - The Pack's defense helped to key a 21-14 win over New Mexico Highlands Saturday, and it was linebacker Jerry McWilliams who helped to lead that charge. After a 10-tackle effort, McWilliams was recognized as the RMAC Defensive Player of the Week, the RMAC announced Monday.
Pack earns Homecoming win over Highlands
[10/18/08] - CSU-Pueblo's first homecoming in 24 years had all the required ingredients - a homecoming court, the return of notable alums, and even the pregame appearance of the Flight For Life helicopter (for pleasure, not business). All that was missing was a win. And the Pack football team delivered.
Mesa rushing game enables 26-3 win over Pack
[10/11/08] - It was as plain as day that the Pack needed to shut down Mesa State tailback, Bobby Coy, the second leading rusher in the nation, to have a chance to pull out a win Saturday. When Coy put up over 200 yards on the Pack defense, it was no surprise that the Pack was on the short end on the scoreboard, losing 26-3.
Kearney defense, rushing game cuts up Pack
[10/4/08] - It was a classic recipe for smashmouth football, and the Nebraska-Kearney Lopers cooked up enough to go around, scoring a dominant win over the ThunderWolves, 41-10, Saturday at the Neta and Eddie DeRose ThunderBowl.
Vigil selected Convergys Player of the Week
[10/4/08] - CSU-Pueblo quarterback Joe Vigil has always been a savvy member of the Pack football team, and when he got his opportunity to start last Saturday, he seized the day. After his excellent performance, visitors to GoThunderWolves.com have voted Vigil the Convergys/CSU-Pueblo player of the week.
Pack makes statement in trip to Mines
[9/27/08] - It's not often that one can say a loss is a statement game for a football program, but the ThunderWolves proved Saturday in a narrow 21-14 overtime loss to Colorado Mines that they are not to be regarded as a typical first-year program.
Chadron knocks Pack back down to earth
[9/20/08] - Following an emotional return to football after 24 years, as well as starting off the season 2-0, the ThunderWolves were on cloud nine. Then Chadron came to town. And brought the Pack down to reality.
Meisner voted Convergys Player of the Week
[9/19/08] - Freshman Lee Meisner played a dual role for the ThunderWolves in their 37-7 win over Fort Lewis Saturday - he forced a fumble that opened the floodgates, and registered another that administered the nail in the Skyhawks' coffin. Just another game for this week's Convergys/CSU-Pueblo Athlete of the Week.
2-0 T-Wolves await next biggest challenge
[9/17/08] - Pueblo Chieftain reporter Joe Cervi previews this week's CSU-Pueblo/Chadron State matchup.
Fans: Saturday will be a "Red Out"
[9/16/08] - Fans are encouraged to participate in the first-ever RED OUT sponsored by the Imprinted Sportswear Shop and the CSU-Pueblo athletics department. Fans can also pre-register to participate in the KICK & WIN promotion at halftime of the football game, sponsored by Legacy Bank, Spradley Auto Network and KCSJ 590-AM.
Pack's Major tapped as an RMAC Player of the Week
[9/15/08] - For the second consecutive week, a CSU-Pueblo special teams standout has been named the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference's special teams player of the week, the RMAC announced Monday.
Ball Hawk defense delivers sudden blowout
[9/13/08] - Two more big turnovers turn a close game into a blowout, as the ThunderWolves improved to 2-0 with a 37-7 win over Fort Lewis.
Four-game ticket packs on sale
[9/9/08] - The Colorado State University-Pueblo athletic department will make four-game ticket packs for the ThunderWolves' remaining four home football games available for purchase.
Vaughn earns NFFCC Player of the Week honor
[9/9/08] - Fresh off of a 4-1/2 sack performance against Oklahoma Panhandle State Friday, CSU-Pueblo junior Chase Vaughn was recognized by the National Football Fountain, Colorado Chapter, as the state's college football player of the week, it was announced Tuesday.
Turner named RMAC Special Teams Player of the Week
[9/8/08] - It didn't take long for a ThunderWolves football player to garner its first individual award - wide receiver and punt returner, Markus Turner, was named the RMAC Special Teams Player of the Week Monday.
Pack football breaks school attendance mark in return
[9/6/08] - Pack football was built Saturday night. And the people came - in record numbers - as a 28-year old attendance record was broken during the Pack's 24-13 win over Oklahoma Panhandle State Saturday.
CSU-Pueblo returns football with victory
[9/6/08] - The wait is over. The countdown has reached zero. Pueblo has college football again. Weight lifting, conditioning and two-a-day practices culminated in a Colorado State University-Pueblo ThunderWolves 24-13 victory over the Oklahoma Panhandle State University Aggies on Saturday night at the recently finished Neta and Eddie DeRose ThunderBowl.
ThunderWolves release first depth chart
[8/28/08] - Colorado State University-Pueblo head football coach John Wristen on Tuesday released the school's first official depth chart in 24 years.
Follow the Pueblo Chieftain's coverage of Pack football
[8/24/08] - Chieftain reporter Joe Cervi is following the ThunderWolves daily. Click here to access an archive of his reports about Pack Football.
Football's first play call to be auctioned at Lobster Bake
[8/4/08] - Colorado State University-Pueblo head football coach, John Wristen, may just need to wait a little longer before he can put his stamp on the ThunderWolves football program.
Pack adds Babcock, Gebhardt to coaching staff
[7/23/08] - The Colorado State University-Pueblo football team has hired two additional assistants, Greg Gebhardt (Northern Colorado, 2006) and Mike Babcock (UCLA, 2002). Babcock will coach the ThunderWolves tight ends while Gebhardt will assist ThunderWolves assistant coach, Donnell Leomiti, with the defensive backs.
Pack football team featured at NCAA.com
[7/14/08] - The revival of the CSU-Pueblo football program has been featured nationally at NCAA.com.
Football team that much closer to playing ball
[7/11/08] - The Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference's football media day took place Friday, and the ThunderWolves' return in the RMAC's 100th year of football took center stage.
T-Wolves rejoin Colorado college fraternity
[6/26/08] - Pueblo took its rightful place at the college football table in Colorado on Wednesday. At its annual kickoff luncheon, the Colorado Springs Sports Corp introduced coaches from the University of Colorado, Colorado State and Air Force in front of more than 400 patrons at the Olympic Training Center.
Friends get sneak peek at Pack digs
[6/6/08] - At an open house Thursday in the new Neta & Eddie DeRose ThunderBowl, those who helped bring back football, wrestling and women's track to Colorado State University-Pueblo took a peek at where some of their money has been spent.
Pack's Lewis weathers personal tragedy, finds success
[6/2/08] - Pack football signee Jesse Lewis has had to balance a burgeoning athletic career while watching over a mother descend into drugs and tragedy. The Loveland Reporter-Herald tells Jesse's story.
Pack gets boost from conference
[5/28/08] - Christmas came early for the Colorado State University-Pueblo football team. The Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference reversed its longtime stance on an NCAA rule regarding Division II transfers. No longer do student-athletes who transfer between schools in the conference have to sit out a year of competition.
T-Wolves land blue-chipper from Nebraska
[5/16/08] - The Colorado State University-Pueblo football team hit another milestone Thursday - without playing a down. It signed its first bona fide blue-chip player.
Pack to be featured at Sports Corp football luncheon
[5/6/08] - CSU-Pueblo head football coach, John Wristen, will be one of the featured guests at the Colorado Springs Sports Corporations annual Football Kickoff Luncheon June 25 at the U.S. Olympic Complex in Colorado Springs.
East grad McLeod emerges as a player for Pack
[4/17/08] - Samara McLeod had a non-descript high school football career. A lifelong soccer player, he didn't go out for football until he was a junior. And even then, that was as a kicker. As a senior, he started for the East Eagles at running back, cornerback, punter and kicker. And they went 0-10. "No, I didn't get a lot of attention," out of high school, McLeod said with a smile Wednesday morning at Dutch Clark Stadium.
Quarterbacks under center for T-Wolves' attention
[4/14/08] - As players on the Colorado State University-Pueblo football team butted heads during team drills Sunday, three others remained far removed from the action. Joe Vigil, Silva Nsumba and Nick Thurman had a football in their hands, and together they muddled through agility drills and a light workout.
Fountain a pipeline for players for CSU-Pueblo
[4/10/08] - Brandon Gray has the distinct honor of scoring the first touchdown in 24 years for Colorado State University-Pueblo. Of course, it was on a cold Wednesday morning in April, during a scrimmage. But it was the first score in through five practices - and nearly a quarter-century - for the ThunderWolves.
T-Wolves a hit in live scrimmage
[4/7/08] - Seeing hundreds of fans in the stands at Dutch Clark Stadium is nothing new to Aaron Hernandez and Marco Macaluso. The two former South High School football players competed in front of big crowds throughout their prep careers.
ThunderBowl construction remains on schedule
[4/7/08] - Nick Pannunzio picked up trash and scrap lumber in front of the field house connected to the Neta & Eddie DeRose ThunderBowl on Thursday. Even with bulldozers and dump trucks traveling in and out of the multi-million dollar project, Pannunzio wanted every impression to be a good one.
Full pads help T-Wolves pick up practice pace
[4/4/08] - One thing lacking with the resurrection of football at Colorado State University-Pueblo is patience. From the decision last May by the CSU Board of Governors giving its blessing to athletic expansion at the school, to the designing and building of a new stadium next to campus, ThunderWolves football has been on the fast track.
Pack back has a plan - show some hustle
[4/3/08] - Thomas Baker wants to be first. First in drills. First to help gather equipment. First in conditioning.
Pack football opens drills
[4/2/08] - John Wristen's tolerance for mistakes lasted about three minutes Tuesday. The head football coach at Colorado State University-Pueblo started screaming midway through the first of 24 five-minute sessions at Dutch Clark Stadium. Ah, the sounds of spring football.
ThunderWolves put a spring in their step
[3/31/08] - The ThunderWolves prepare to undertake spring football schedule, starting April 1.
Thunderpup baseball, football and softball clinics upcoming
[3/28/08] - The Colorado State University-Pueblo athletics department recently announced the 2008 ThunderPup Club spring sports clinic schedule, which includes clinics for baseball, softball and football
Pack announces Spring Football Schedule
[3/27/08] - ThunderWolf football will don pads for the first time in April when the Spring Football schedule kicks off.
Pack player Johnson meets First Lady Bush
[3/14/08] - ThunderWolves fullback Brandon Johnson joined his father, Fountain-Fort Carson High School football coach, Mitch Johnson, in a visit to the White House recently to visit First Lady Laura Bush.
Purchase your football or basketball season tickets now!
[2/28/08] - Season tickets for the 2008 football season and 2008-09 basketball season are now on sale to the general public. The tickets will be available online via the CSU-Pueblo Bookstore.
ThunderBowl taking shape
[2/21/08] - Construction continues on the ThunderBowl football complex next to Colorado State University-Pueblo. The complex features a football field with synthetic turf, an all-weather track and a 28,000-square foot field house. It is schedule to be completed by Aug. 1.
CSU-Pueblo Art Major wins Football Uniform Design Contest
[2/7/08] - Eric Canuel's family already is getting a kick out of saying he's receiving a football scholarship.