Pair of youngsters battling for CSU QB job


Pete Thomas is 18 years old and by all rights should still be in high school in El Cajon, Calif., finishing up his senior year. Nico Ranieri is 19 and participating in spring drills at CSU for the first time. It appears more and more likely each day, though, that one of the two freshmen will be the starting quarterback for the Colorado State University football team next fall.