Fairchild, Rams to use Utes as ‘measuring stick’


Having watched other, more successful teams go up against the No. 9 Utes and come home with a tally on the wrong side of their record, Colorado State coach Steve Fairchild says he’s not worried about playing at Rice Eccles Stadium on Saturday, but is well aware of the kind of challenge the Utes will present to the Rams (2-5, 1-2 MWC) who, thus far, have yet to demand any significant conference attention.