The new CAM the Ram
Oct. 13, 2010
By Kaitlyn Comiskey
Athletic Media Relations
FORT COLLINS, Colo. -- Moby Arena will have more than just a brand new $1 million videoboard on
Thursday night at the volleyball match.
The new and improved CAM the Ram will make an appearance as well, sporting his newly redesigned
The new CAM - an acronym for one of CSU's former names, Colorado Agricultural & Mechanical College
- has lost the bulky biceps and the cartoonish features, and models more of what a real ram looks like.
He now wears No. 70 on his jerseys, to signify the year that the university was established, 1870.
Using a mascot mark that was created by Kyle Stopperan, a 2001 CSU graduate, CAM was literally
designed from pictures of the real ram that appears at the football games, as well as pictures of wild
rams. Once the mark was created, it was sent to the company that created the mascot. CAM's furry
costume is about as close to the color of real rams as possible. Other small details that were taken into
consideration when designing the mark include the white around his nose, and the notch in his hooves.
The new mascot mark is what will now appear on CSU apparel, and the inspiration for new CSU ram
stuffed animals. Merchandise featuring the new CAM the Ram will only be available at the Colorado
State Bookstore, which is located in the Lory Student Center on campus.
Soccer recap: Bertana, Rams make history
The Colorado State Rams (1-1-0) achieved history on Thursday evening with a 1-0 win over in-state...
Soccer Match Notes: Rams look to rebound...
In it's season opener, Colorado State showcased a team that is full of promise and excitement....
Rams open season ranked No. 30 in USTFCCCA poll
The Colorado State men's cross country team enters the 2014 campaign ranked No. 30 in the United ...
Football Game Notes: Colorado State vs....
The Rams and Buffaloes have met 85 times, starting in 1893, and every season since 1995. It is...
Soccer Recap: Rams push Buffs in season-opener
Colorado State (0-1-0) kicked off its second season with an intense rivalry match against...
Colorado State athletics announces Rams Rewards...
Colorado State University Athletics has launched a new rewards program for its fans, called Rams ...
Coors Light Jim McElwain Coach's Show debuts...
The Coors Light Jim McElwain Coach's Show debuts on Wednesday, Aug. 27 at 6:30 p.m., on the home ...
Rams wrap up Fall Camp on Thursday
The Colorado State football program wrapped up its third Fall Camp under Head Coach Jim McElwain ...