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Fresno State Pro Day

Derek Carr, David Carr, Davante Adams and Isaiah Burse discuss Thursday's pro day.
Via fresnostate.scout.com
March 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Derek Carr played himself into first round after Pro Day

A large crowd that included representatives from all 32 teams gathered for Fresno State’s pro day Thursday. No NFL head coaches were present, but each team had at least two or three reps, including the Vikings, who sent offensive coordinator Norv Turner and general manager Rick Spielman. The star of the show was undoubtedly quarterback Derek Carr, who more than likely played himself...
Via Pro Sports Daily
March 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Raiders Have A “Massive Crush” On Fresno State QB Derek Carr

  David White of The Fresno Bee reported over the weekend that the Raiders have a “massive crush” on the Fresno State QB Derek Carr. However, White believes the Raiders are more inclined to trade back in the draft and grab him at later point, rather than using the No. 5 overall pick on him. White adds that the recent acquisition of QB Matt Schaub buys them time to groom...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
March 24, 2014  |  Discuss

'Dogs Advance To CBI Semifinals

The Fresno State Bulldogs defeated the Princeton Tigers 72-56 on Monday night. The Bulldogs outscored the Tigers 23-9 to close the game and pull away with the win. Fresno State advances to the CBI semifinals and will host Old Dominion on Wednesday.
Via fresnostate.scout.com
March 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Fresno State QB Derek Carr Visiting With Titans

  Gil Brandt of the NFL Network reports that Fresno State QB Derek Carr is currently en route to Tennessee for a visit with the Titans. Carr recently had a private workout with the Browns, which apparently went very well. The workout was conducted by new Browns OC Kyle Shanahan and it appears as though both sides were happy with how things went. Previous reports mentioned that...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
April 02, 2014  |  Discuss

2014 NFL Draft Player Profiles – Fresno State WR Davante Adams

By Alex Kozora Our focus has shifted to the offseason and for the next few months, I’ll be providing scouting reports on several draft prospects. Some of these players the Pittsburgh Steelers may look at and others will be top players that will be off the board before they select. All to make you as […] 2014 NFL Draft Player Profiles – Fresno State WR Davante Adams is a post...
Via Steelers Depot
April 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Spring Showcase Notes And Stats

The Fresno State Bulldogs concluded spring practice with their Spring Showcase which was open to the public. Check inside for notes and stats from the 73-play live scrimmage.
Via fresnostate.scout.com
April 05, 2014  |  Discuss

2014 NFL Draft A Scout's Eye View: Marcel Jensen TE Fresno State

 Marcel Jensen TE Fresno StateMeasurables: 6'6 259 lbs 34 7/8" arms 9 7/8" handsTesting Results: 4.85 40 yard dash, 24 bench reps (225 lbs), 35" vertical, 115" broad jump, 4.60 20 yard shuttle, 7.38 3 cone drillScouting Notes: Great size and frame for the position, a physically inviting target for the quarterback and physcially imposing to defenses, has the size, strength, and frame...
Via Football Nation
April 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Cleveland To Target Fresno State QB Derek Carr With The 26th Pick?

Mike Freeman of the Bleacher Report writes that the Browns “really love” Fresno State QB Derek Carr and that “the feeling with many in football” is that Cleveland will look to select him with the 26th pick. There have been rumors floating around that Browns HC Mike Pettine is a big fan of Carr, but at this point in the draft process everything must be taken with caution...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
April 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Anthony Grayson II to be preferred walk-on at Fresno State

For many, National Signing Day comes and goes without the opportunity to spill any ink on a National Letter of Intent. Such was the case for Redlands East Valley wide receiver Anthony Grayson II. Admittedly, it was tough. "I felt like I was down, like 'what could I have did better?' (after) seeing a lot of my friends (sign with schools)," he said.   Grayson II never gave up on his...
Via Fox Sports West
April 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Steelers 2014 NFL Draft Player Profiles – Fresno State WR Davante Adams

Good friend Dave-Te' Thomas of Scouting Services has finished his player profiles of several of the top 2014 NFL Draft prospects and over the course of the next few weeks I will be posting the ones that the Pittsburgh Steelers will more than likely have interest in. While he hasn't been brought in for a […] Steelers 2014 NFL Draft Player Profiles – Fresno State WR Davante Adams...
Via Steelers Depot
April 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Fresno State Bulldogs season preview

Fresno State head coach Tim DeRuyter finished 11-2 in his second season as the Bulldogs head coach, but was defeated by the USC Trojans in the Las Vegas Bowl. The two programs will lock heads once again on August 30th when Fresno State travels to Los Angeles for the opener. DeRuyter has 8 starters back on defense, but lost a prime time player at the quarterback position. Derek Carr...
Via College Football Universe
April 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Titans “Especially Curious” About Fresno State QB Derek Carr

  According to Jim Wyatt of the Nashville Tennesseean, the Titans “seem especially curious” about Fresno State QB Derek Carr. Wyatt mentions that Carr visited with the team earlier this month and the Titans sent OC Jason Michael and QBs coach John McNulty to Fresno, California to work him out. Wyatt adds that the Titans also spent time meeting with Carr at both the Senior...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
April 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Fresno State locks up Tim DeRuyter through 2018

Fresno State has locked up head coach Tim DeRuyter to a contract extension running through the 2018 season. The contract includes incentives for academic and competition goals as well as a bump in base salary. The contract includes a buyout clause as well. “We are elated and encouraged with the tremendous success that Bulldog football has achieved under Tim’s leadership these...
Via Pro Sports Daily
April 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Duke QB Brandon Connette Transfers to Fresno State

Fresno State has announced Duke quarterback Brandon Connette will transfer to the Bulldogs for the 2014 season. Connette is a graduate transfer and...
Via Athlon Sports
April 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Choke Wednesday: BCS Busted

Fresno State opened the 2013 season with a one-point overtime win over a Rutgers team that finished the year 6-7. They beat the worst Boise State team in over a decade by a point, squeaked by a winless Hawaii team by less than a TD, and needed another OT comeback to squeak by San Diego State. Quite the championship resumé, huh?Absolutely nobody outside the San Joaquin Valley thought...
Via Double Coverage Football
April 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Patriots: Considering the Case for Draft Prospect Marcel Jensen

  Marcel Jensen Fresno State, Tight end, listed at 6’6 and 260 pounds The senior at Fresno State has been patiently waiting to get a chance to shine on draft day for most of his life. According to CBS sports and ESPN, the tight end has been under rated and as a result is projected to be taken in the 7th round or go undrafted. After being ranked 243rd overall, the young player...
Via TopSportsReport
May 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Multiple Teams Interested In Trading Back Into Round One For Derek Carr?

  According to ESPN’s John Clayton, four to five teams have told Fresno State QB Derek Carr that they are interested in trading into round one take him in the 20s. Many have said that Carr could end up being a first-round pick and possibly get drafted higher than Louisville QB Teddy Bridgewater. The Browns are in decent position to take a quarterback at No. 26 overall given that...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
May 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Fresno State QB Derek Carr piques Raiders' interest

The Raiders will be back on the clock soon enough, and they may have another don't-waste-time no-brainer on their hands. Oakland picks fourth in the second round (36th overall) Friday afternoon, and Fresno State quarterback Derek Carr is still on the board after Thursday's first round. The Raiders were big fans of Carr's predraft workouts and his interviews with them, and they view...
Via Pro Sports Daily
May 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Packers 2014 NFL Draft – Second Round Pick: Davante Adams, WR, Fresno ST.

Davante Adams, WR Fresno State. With their second-round pick (53rd overall) in the 2014 NFL draft, the Green Bay Packers select Davante Adams, wide receiver from Fresno State. PLAYER DETAILS:  Davante Adams, WR 6/1″, 212lbs CAREER NOTES:  Redshirted in 2011, earning offensive scout team player of the year recognition. Was Mountain West Conference Freshman of the Year in ’12...
Via AllGreenBayPackers.com
May 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Packers select Fresno State WR Davante Adams at No. 53

The Packers, who have two key wide receivers in the final year of their contracts, used their second-round pick on a young wideout, drafting Fresno State’s Davante Adams No. 53 overall on Friday. Adams (6-0, 208) is similar in stature to ex-Packers receiver James Jones, who signed with Oakland in free agency. In his final season with Fresno State, Adams caught 131 passes for 1...
Via Pro Sports Daily
May 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Photo: Fresno State Gets Shiny Rings For 2nd Straight Mountain West Title

While most of the country is looking ahead to the 2014 college football campaign, some programs still aren’t done celebrating what they accomplished in 2013. Fresno State, which posted an 11-2 record last year and won its second straight Mountain West title, unveiled shiny new rings today to commemorate the impressive season. The Bulldogs’ lone regular season loss came to San...
Via College Spun
May 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Coaching Carousel: Jeff Tedford

Jeff Tedford was a college quarterback at Fresno State that went on to play six years in the Canadian Football League. He then began his coaching career as an Offensive Assistant with the Calgary Stampeders before returning to Fresno State as their Quarterbacks Coach. He quickly elevated to the program’s Offensive Coordinator, a role which he held for five years, and then moved...
Via Forensic Fantasy
May 28, 2014  |  Discuss

2014 College Football Rankings: #62 Fresno State Bulldogs

The 2014 college football season starts on Aug. 27 and continues into mid-January with the first edition of the four-team playoff. Athlon Sports is...
Via Athlon Sports
May 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Fresno State men's basketball coach Rodney Terry signs extension

Fresno State men's basketball coach Rodney Terry has received a contract extension -- three years through 2018-19 season. Fresno State announced Monday afternoon that the deal has been signed. The Bulldogs went 21-18 last season, after going 13-20 and 11-19 in Terry's first two seasons, and reached the championship series of the College Basketball Invitational, their first postseason...
Via Pro Sports Daily
June 16, 2014  |  Discuss
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