Colorado State-Colorado sets ESPN viewership records 

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The rivalry between Colorado State and Colorado did really well from a TV viewership standpoint. 

According to ESPN PR, the Buffaloes’ 43-35 overtime win over their rival Rams drew 9.3 million viewers. It became ESPN’s most-watched late prime game on record.

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The game peaked at 11.1 million viewers from 11 p.m. to 11:15 p.m., according to ESPN PR. It also is ESPN’s most-streamed regular season college football game of all time. 

In the past six years, the Colorado State-Colorado game also was ESPN and ABC’s fourth-best rated regular season game excluding conference championships.

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The belief is strong within Deion Sanders’ Colorado program. The television numbers back it up.