Posted November 01, 2013 on AP on Fox
Fresno State has not left a lot of margin for error on the Bulldogs' run to the best start at the school in more than two decades. No. 16 Fresno State (7-0, 4-0 Mountain West) has gone down to the wire in four of its seven wins this season, providing plenty of excitement for fans but also some anguish for coaches. ''We're cutting it very, very tight,'' coach Tim DeRuyter said. ''Our guys' resolve and confidence in each other and what we do is huge. To have four games go down to the last play speaks highly of this group. Those kinds of wins can galvanize a team. It speaks well to our players to do whatever it takes.'' The Bulldogs hope to have it a little easier on Saturday night when they host Nevada (3-5, 2-3) in front of a rare sellout crowd at Bulldog Stadium. It would be hard to have a game that provided more nail-biting moments than last week's 35-28 overtime win at San Diego State. Fresno State's high-powered offense was ...
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