Colorado is ranked No. 2 and Colorado State No. 10 in the preseason MCLA Coaches Poll. http://mcla.us/.
The Buffalos and the Rams won back to back national championships in 2013 and 2014. Colorado State won their sixth national championship (an MCLA record) in 2013. The Buffalos earned their rings in 2014 and came within one game of repeating last year. The Buffs lost to Grand Canyon in the national championship game.