Larry Eustachy finding new home at CSU

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The CSU rams have been unstoppable at Moby Arena this season with 26 straight victories.

But the owners of the third best home winning streak in the country don’t pay much attention to it.

“We get a little extra fire in our belly” said senior Greg Smith.

Rams first year head coach Larry Eustachy has stepped in and kept the rams rolling and says the Moby mojo is just as much about the fans as it is the players.

This team has bigger things in mind for this season.

Eustachy says “we aren’t pleased with road record, we’re hungry.”

So is coach Eustachy. He spent the last eight seasons at Southern Mississippi rebuilding his coaching credibility after his alcoholic past cost him the head coaching job at Iowa State when pictures of him partying with coeds surfaced.

“I teach our team, you can learn from good things, you can learn from mistakes.” Eustachy said.

Now nearly 10 years sober, Eustachy doesn’t mind talking about it again and again.

“I get a lot of letters that my story helps others. So I have no problem sharing it. It’s brought up often and if it’s just helping one person, it’s worth it.”

The players are confident Eustachy is doing good things for CSU.

“We have all really bought in. He’s done great things for myself. I am so much better and we are a much better team," said senior Pierce Hornung

The coach, who now always has a diet coke nearby has found a new home in Fort Collins.

“I find myself not wanting to let everybody down -- people in Colorado, Fort Collins. It’s been terrific great people. “

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