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.
Sambrailo, Cartwright, Roberts earn preseason...
Colorado State seniors Ty Sambrailo, Kivon Cartwright and Jared Roberts were named to the 2014...
2014 Mountain West Football Media Days begin...
The Rams begin fall camp in just 14 days (Aug. 4), but fans that are anxious for Colorado State's...
Barbay joins Colorado State football staff
On Monday Colorado State head football coach Jim McElwain announced the addition of Kevin Barbay ...
CSU's Morgan named to NABC Honors Court
Former Colorado State guard Josh Morgan was honored Monday as one of a record 895 student-athlete...
Grayson earns spot on prestigious Walter Camp...
The final watch list of the 2014 preseason is for the prestigious Walter Camp Player of the Year ...
Track & field, cross country excel academically...
Aside from a year that saw the men's cross country team earn its first national ranking in a...
Grayson named to watch list for Davey O'Brien...
Colorado State senior quarterback Garrett Grayson earned preseason recognition Wednesday from the...
Rams at the Rockies set for July 26
For one night, Coors Field will turn Green and Gold. The eighth annual Rams at the Rockies event ...