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Colorado State Football Camp: QB Garrett Grayson Steps Up As Leader, Team Practices In Full Pads

The Colorado State Rams were on the field for Day 4 of fall practice on Tuesday, and head coach Jim McElwain praised QB Garrett Grayson, who has begun to assume the role of team leader.

"I thought he came on late," said McElwain. "What he did with this team this summer is when I thought he may have really come of age. You can tell by his body; he has really attacked what coach (Mike) Kent and Rashaad Harris have done in the weight room and that is what being a leader is all about."


Grayson, a sophomore, threw for 542 yards in 4 games last year. He threw two touchdowns, but also six interceptions.

On Wednesday, the Rams will take the field in full pads for the first time this fall. Up until this point, they've only been wearing helmets and shoulder pads.

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