McElwain pleased with light practice
Lovett shines with 7 receptions for 153 yards
McElwain notes improvement in Rams
Colorado State takes field for its second spring drills under Jim McElwain
Year-End Review for 2012
Pictures from Saturday's spring practice (Photos taken by Stu Buchanan)
Colorado State vs. New Mexico
Colorado State vs. New Mexico; Nov. 24, 2012
CSU football vs. Hawai'i - Oct. 27, 2012
Colorado State vs. Hawai'i - Oct. 27, 2012
Career Division I games played/started: 22/3 (12/2 in 2012; 10/1 in 2011).
2012 (Sophomore): Led theRams in receptions (35) and receiving yards (428) while playing in all 12 games. The 5-foot-8 wide receiver was also used in thekick return game.
High School: A four-year starter at historic Hillsborough High School in the Seminole Heights section of Tampa, Fla., played quarterback, running back, wide receiver and cornerback, in addition to returning punts and kickoffs ...Left as Hillsborough's all-time leader in receiving yards, with nearly 2,300...Scored 33 touchdowns as a prep...Earned three straight all-county selections (2008-10)...Split his time as an all-around offensive threat as a senior in 2010, on a Terriers team that finished runner-up in District 9-4A...Replaced graduated Tarean Austin at QB to begin his senior year, starting the first six games, and completed 6-of-15 passes for 84 yards, with one TD and one INT...Caught 25 passes for 249 yards, with three scores, and 47 carries for 159 yards and three more TDs...Intercepted three passes in 2010, returned 17 punts for 286 yards, including a 65-yarder, and took back 14 kickoffs for 308 yards...Was a second-team all-state wide receiver as a junior in 2009...Topped 1,000 yards receiving that year, on 43 catches, with 10 touchdowns...Compiled 33 catches for 703 yards and nine TDs as a sophomore in 2008...Had 15 catches for more than 300 yards and two touchdowns as a freshman in 2007...Voted his team's top receiver in 2008 and '09, before coaches and teammates honored him with the MVP award his senior year...Served as a three-year team captain (2008-10)...Hillsborough was 8-5 in 2010, 6-4 in 200, 6-4 in 2008 and 9-3 in 2007, advancing to the Class 4A playoffs each year...Had 4.4-second speed in the 40-yard dash, and bench pressed 285 pounds, impressive strength for an athlete of his size...Head football coach was Earl Garcia...Also lettered in track for the Terriers...Chose CSU over offers from South Florida, Cincinnati, Duke, Florida International, East Carolina, Western Kentucky, Middle Tennessee State and North Texas, among several others.
Personal: Given name Charles Lovett...Born March 13, 1992, in Gainesville, Fla. ...Son of Monnette Fayson and Charles Lovett Jr. ...Has one younger sister... High school has produced several Major League Baseball standouts, including Gary Sheffield, Dwight Gooden, Mike Heath and Carl Everett, as well as an impressive list of NFL players...Drinks a glass of vinegar before every game, to help with muscle cramps...Quarterback for most of his prep career was Tarean Austin, now at New Mexico...Majoring in communication studies at CSU...Hometown: Tampa, Fla.