CSU beats New Mexico in final game at Hughes Stadium

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FORT COLLINS, Colo. -- The Colorado State University football team played its final game in Hughes Stadium on Saturday night.

The Rams beat New Mexico, 49-31, in front of 29,133 to become bowl eligible.

It was an emotional event for a lot of CSU fans.

The first game played in Hughes Stadium took place in September 1968. CSU has played more than 260 games there.

There were farewell festivities before and after the game to celebrate the closing of the stadium.

The Rams (6-5, 4-3 Mountain West) will move to their new, on-campus home next fall.