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Signing Day notes: CSU recruiting coordinator Peterson to host live chat Thursday

Coach Greg Peterson

Coach Greg Peterson

Feb. 3, 2009


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FORT COLLINS, Colo. -- On Thursday, CSU football fans will have the opportunity to chat online with the Rams’ recruiting coordinator, Greg Peterson, at 2 p.m. MST on

Peterson enters his second season at Colorado State, his 26th year in the profession. He joined the Rams on Jan. 14, 2008. At Colorado State, Peterson has several responsibilities. He not only serves as the Rams' offensive coordinator, but also coaches the wide receivers and heads up the school's year-round football recruiting efforts. His primary recruiting areas are Colorado Springs and the cities of Arlington, Dallas and Fort Worth in Texas.

Fans are invited to ask questions about signing day, the 2009 recruits, the team's upcoming season and the CSU football program in general. Fans don't have to wait until Thursday to submit their questions. They can log onto now.

ESPN 870 to broadcast live from McGraw Center

The ESPN Radio affiliate in Northern Colorado, ESPN 870 AM, will broadcast live from the lobby of the McGraw Athletic Center from 12-3 p.m. on Wednesday, national signing day.

The broadcast will feature live interviews with coaches and staff, and carry Head Coach Steve Fairchild’s 2 p.m. press conference in its entirety.

The host is Tony Davis, a former standout running back at Nebraska who played in the NFL for Cincinnati and Tampa Bay.

ESPN 870 generates a signal that, at peak, reaches over 400,000 people and ranges from Wheatland, Wyo., to Boulder, Colo. Since its inception, the station has been broadcasting national ESPN programming. Last month, ESPN 870 began a local advertising campaign and plans to open new production studios in Fort Collins. An FM signal also is in the works.



The station this year hopes to launch new, local programming, focusing on the teams and athletes in Northern Colorado.

Space available for Cherry Hills Ram Roundup

Fans are invited to join Colorado State Head Coach Steve Fairchild and his staff next week as they discuss the 2009 recruiting class and the upcoming season at the 2009 Ram Roundup recruiting reception in Denver.

There is still space available for the reception, Feb. 10 at the Cherry Hills Country Club. Please RSVP by Thursday at 5 p.m., by calling 970/491-4666, by downloading the registration form at, or by registering online at and entering event code "csucc."

Signing Day Central

Colorado State has created a one-stop Web site for official information on all of CSU’s signees. The site also is expected to feature highlight clips of each recruit, after he signs.

The site launched over the past weekend. For more information and a complete look at the 2009 recruiting class, visit the Signing Day Central page.


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