Posted August 30, 2013 on
Fresno State and Rutgers put on an offensive show Thursday night with the Bulldogs escaping with a 52-51 victory in front of the home crowd. Bulldog Playbook takes a look at what happened in the game and what this might mean for the Bulldogs as the 2013 season continues on.

Fresno State Wins A Wild Season Opener, Happy Ending For Derek Carr

Pardon Fresno State quarterback Derek Carr if throwing and touchdown pass in overtime to Greg Watson to defeat Rutgers 52-51 wasn't the biggest thrill. Carr newborn son Dallas had spend the last three weeks in an intensive care unit at Children's Hospital Central California after being born with a digestive tract defect. Football for Derek Carr has been way down the...

Video: Here’s The Wild Finish From Fresno State vs. Rutgers

College football’s opening night produced a couple of instant classics. The best finish of all required fans to stay up way past their bedtimes. Fresno State and Rutgers scored a total of 103 points last night, but it was a defensive play that decided the contest. With the game tied in overtime at 45-45, Fresno State QB Derek Carr threw his fifth touchdown pass of the night to... Video Preview: Fresno State

Rutgers and Fresno State kick off at 10:30 p.m. after a training camp of anticipation and build up. was there every step of the way and will be in attendance tonight at Bulldog Stadium. Brian Dohn and Sam Hellman preview and predict the action.

Game Preview: Rutgers at Fresno State

FRESNO, Calif. – Rutgers and Fresno State kick off the 2013 season tonight at Bulldog Stadium. Both programs have their sights legitimately set on the BCS with Rutgers looking to make a splash in its one year in the American and Fresno aiming for a BCS buster season. is on-hand in Fresno to preview the action.

Rutgers Replay

Bulldog Playbook takes a second look at Fresno State's season opener. TV: Nova Previews Fresno State

PISCATAWAY, N.J. -- Now a team captain and multi-year starter, quarterback Gary Nova has his sights set on redemption tonight against Fresno State after the end to his 2012 season. Nova spoke in-depth about getting ready for kickoff with at the penultimate preseason practice for Rutgers.

DeRuyter, Smith Discuss Defense

Fresno State head coach Tim DeRuyter and safety Derron Smith address issues on defense after giving up 51 points to Rutgers...

No Lack of Confidence in McGuire

Fresno State head coach Tim DeRuyter called on Colin McGuire late in the fourth quarter versus Rutgers. McGuire came through with a 47 yard field goal. Check inside for more from McGuire following Thursday's game...

Week 1: Defensive Keys to the Game Review

Bulldog Playbook looks at how the Fresno State defense handled the keys to the game...
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