The 2012 CSU football schedule poster has been named one of the best in the nation by  CSU’s  features a Ram helmet and photos of players and new coach Jim McElwain under the heading “A Bold New Era”.  It is tied for second place in a story ranking the nation’s top 50 schedule posters. 

The poster was designed by Brad Thomas and Chris Weller and  photographed by Joe Mendoza and John Eisele.  CSU's own Patrick Krza was also instrumental in creating the final product.

Iowa State won the contest, while CSU shared second place with Vanderbuilt University.