Nov 1, 2003
By SARAH COOKE
Associated Press Writer
LARAMIE, Wyo. - Casey Bramlet passed for 337 yards and two touchdowns,including a game-winning 51-yarder to Malcom Floyd, and ran for another scorein leading Wyoming past Colorado State 35-28 Saturday.
The Cowboys (4-5 overall, 2-2 Mountain West Conference) snapped a four-gamelosing streak against the Rams (5-4, 2-2) and beat Colorado State at home forthe first time since 1991.
Bramlet completed 23 of 36 passes with one interception. His other TD passwas 34 yards to Josh Barge. He also had a 1-yard TD run.
The touchdown pass to Floyd, who caught seven passes for 143 yards, came atthe 10:17 mark in the fourth quarter.
Derek Armah added 65 yards rushing and two TDs of 4 and 1 yards.
Colorado State outgained Wyoming 509 yards to 466, but the Rams lost twofumbles and were hurt by eight penalties for 126 yards.
The Cowboys had just the one interception and were penalized three times for20 yards.
After Bramlet and Floyd put Wyoming ahead in the final quarter, the Ramsdrove down to the Wyoming 22 yard line, only to be pushed back by two holdingpenalties and a sack as a moderate snowfall obscured the field. A fourth downand 25 pass from Van Pelt was broken up by Wyoming's Chris Dixon in the endzone with 2:34 left.
The Rams' last drive with 53 seconds remaining ended at their 35 yard line.Fans rushed the field and took down one goal post.
The Rams, who led 21-14 at the half, were led by Bradlee Van Pelt, whopassed for 205 yards and a touchdown and ran for another 140 yards and a score.