CSU Quarterback Leaving Program

By: AP/11 Sports
By: AP/11 Sports

Colorado State says quarterback Alex Kelly is leaving its football program to pursue a career in baseball.

Kelly is a redshirt freshman from Rocky Mountain High School. He led his prep baseball team to Class 5A state championships in 2007 and 2008.

He also set several single-season and career passing records and earned first-team all-state honors in football as a senior.

Coach Steve Fairchild wished Kelly well, but stressed that the Rams will be OK.

Fairchild says CSU will have two quarterbacks with Division I game experience in the fall -- Klay Kubiak and Grant Stucker. He says he's also liked what he's seen from Jon Eastman so far.

In addition, the Rams have signed incoming freshman Nico Ranieri, a talented signal caller out of Orlando, Fla.


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