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2015 NFL Draft Player Profiles: Fresno State WR Josh Harper

As we delve further into the Pittsburgh Steelers offseason, our attention has begun to shift towards the draft. Like we’ve done all offseason, these reports will cover the prospects of the 2015 NFL Draft, placing an emphasis on those who could help the Steelers the most. Another receiver. Fresno State’s Josh Harper. #3 – Josh […] 2015 NFL Draft Player Profiles: Fresno State...
Via Steelers Depot
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Saints Re-Sign OT Bryce Harris To A One-Year Deal

Aaron Wilson of the National Football Post, citing a league source reports that the Saints have re-signed OT Bryce Harris to a one-year contract. Harris, 26, originally signed on with the Falcons as an undrafted free agent out of Fresno State back in 2012. He later joined the Saints before the start of the 2012 ... The post Saints Re-Sign OT Bryce Harris To A One-Year Deal appeared...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Fresno State's beloved Bulldog mascot was killed by a bee

There is some upsetting news out of the Fresno State community: Victor E. Bulldog II, the school's mascot, suddenly passed away on Thursday. The school said the Bulldog died from anaphylactic shock -- an aggressive allergic reaction -- after getting stung by a bee.  Victor E. Bulldog II would have turned 3 years old in April. "Victor E. attended hundreds of Fresno State events...
Via Fox Sports
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Colorado State drops Fresno State, advances to Mountain West semis

LAS VEGAS —"Small ball" came to the rescue for Colorado State, which defeated Fresno State 71-59 Thursday night and earned its record-setting 27th victory without team leader J.
Via The Denver Post - College Sports
15 days ago

Fresno State's bulldog mascot dies after bee sting

FRESNO, Calif. (AP) Fresno State's bulldog mascot died Thursday from a severe anaphylactic shock caused by a bee sting. Victor E. Bulldog II would have turned three next month. ''He attracted fans of all ages and was a loving face of Fresno State athletics,'' senior associate athletic director Paul Ladwig said. Fresno veterinarian Dr. Kelly Weaver donated the English Bulldog to...
Via AP on Fox
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Fresno State quarterback Brian Burrell forgoing final season

FRESNO, Calif. (AP) Fresno State quarterback Brian Burrell is forgoing his final season of eligibility. Bulldogs coach Tim DeRuyter announced the decision Friday. Burrell started 13 of Fresno State's 14 games last season, passing for 2,620 yards and 22 touchdowns. He's on track to graduate this spring with his bachelor's degree in communication. ''I'm very thankful for the dedication...
Via AP on Fox
February 06, 2015  |  Discuss

2015 NFL Draft Player Profiles: Fresno State FS Derron Smith

As we delve further into the Pittsburgh Steelers offseason, our attention has begun to shift towards the draft. Like we’ve done in the past, these reports will cover the prospects of the 2015 NFL Draft, placing an emphasis on those who could help the Steelers the most. With a few early round safeties already broken down, […] 2015 NFL Draft Player Profiles: Fresno State FS Derron...
Via Steelers Depot
February 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Video: Fresno State Got The Ball Stuck Between The Rim And The Backboard On An Alley-Oop Attempt

Fresno State is in the process of getting blown out on the road at Colorado State, and to add insult to defeat, the Bulldogs pulled off an incredibly embarrassing failed alley-oop attempt in the first half of tonight’s game. It happened when Fresno State poing guard Cezar Guerrero tried to hit forward Karachi Edo with an alley-oop, only to throw the ball so hard that Edo could...
Via College Spun
January 31, 2015  |  Discuss

CFB Bowl Ratings: Hawaii Bowl Also Lowest in Years

Continuing the early trend of the college football bowl season, the Hawaii Bowl earned its smallest audience in several years. The Rice/Fresno State Hawaii Bowl drew 1.9 million viewers on ESPN last Wednesday night, down 30% from Oregon State/Boise State last year (2.7M) and down 22% from SMU/Fresno State in 2012 (2.4M). Ratings for the [...]
Via Sports Media Watch
December 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Rice Owls Make School History With Win Over Fresno State in Hawaii Bowl

Post season success is not something the Rice Owls football program is accustomed to. Since 1912 the team has been to a bowl game just a dozen times including Wednesday's Hawaii Bowl against Fresno State. That's an awful long history and not too many bowl games, but if recent history is any indication the Owls may become post season regulars.Should that be the case they will be setting...
Via FatManWriting
December 25, 2014  |  Discuss

2015 NFL Draft: Hawaii Bowl Preview- Fresno State vs. Rice

This year’s Hawaii Bowl features two teams that did fairly well in their respective conference. Rice was solid in the Conference-USA, coming in as the second best team. Fresno State won their division in the Mountain West, but fell to Boise State in the national championship game. The Bulldogs did, however, have a losing record on the year (6-7). Both squads come in with a few...
Via Optimum Scouting
December 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Hawaii Bowl Preview and Prediction: Rice vs. Fresno State

Avoiding the sights and sounds of Honolulu will be challenging for Fresno State and Rice, as the two programs meet for the first time since 2004 in...
Via Athlon Sports
December 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Late 3-pointer lifts Pacific over Fresno State 71-68

STOCKTON, Calif. (AP) Dulani Robinson's 3-pointer with 4 seconds remaining lifted Pacific over Fresno State 71-68 on Saturday night. A 6-0 spurt by Pacific early in the second half pushed its lead into double digits, but Fresno State whittled its deficit down to three on Julien Lewis' jumper with 57 seconds left, and then tied it at 68 on Marvelle Harris' jumper with 17 seconds...
Via AP on Fox
December 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Fresno State holds off Cal Poly 63-57

FRESNO, Calif. (AP) Paul Watson scored 23 points, including six 3-pointers, and Fresno State held on down the stretch to beat Cal Poly 63-57 on Saturday. Fresno State (4-7) used a 12-0 run in the first half - including a pair of 3-pointers by Watson - to turn a one-point deficit into a 31-24 lead at the break. Cal Poly (3-4) cut the deficit to three after scoring the first four...
Via AP on Fox
December 14, 2014  |  Discuss

2014-15 college football bowl game watchability rankings

There are 38 bowls this college football season, a record high. This figure does not even include the national championship game, which is a post-bowl event. There’s something to like about every bowl, so while some matchups might not tickle your football taste buds as much as other ones do (that’s inevitable), we’re here to highlight these games. Naturally, the highlights...
Via Awful Announcing
December 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Rice to face Fresno State in Hawaii Bowl

HONOLULU (AP) Rice will play Fresno State in the Hawaii Bowl on Christmas Eve at Aloha Stadium. The bowl game is the third straight postseason berth for the Conference USA-member Owls (7-5), who rebounded from three straight losses to open the season. They won six straight at one point before losing two of their final three games. Rice has won seven or more games in each of the...
Via AP on Fox
December 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Fresno State outlasts Cal State Bakersfield 63-61

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (AP) Marvelle Harris finished with 29 points and hit a pair of go-ahead free throws with 17.5 seconds left to lift Fresno State over Cal State Bakersfield 63-61 on Saturday night. Julien Lewis scored 11 points and Emmanuel Owootoah added eight for Fresno State (3-6). Harris was 8 of 14 from the field and a perfect 10 of 10 from the line. Harris also had six rebounds...
Via AP on Fox
December 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Mountain West Championship Preview and Prediction: Boise State vs. Fresno State

Boise State and Fresno State close out the 2014 regular season with a showdown on the blue turf in the Mountain West Conference championship game....
Via Athlon Sports
December 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Hawaii announcer apologizes for calling Fresno 'The Armpit of America' (VIDEO)

After Fresno State held on for a 28-21 victory over Hawaii in Fresno on Saturday, the Rainbow Warriors play-by-play announcer Robert Kekaula signed off the broadcast by saying "Goodnight from the armpit of America." Words the California valley city didn't take too well: According to The Fresno Bee's Bryant-Jon Anteola, Kekaula has since sent a letter of apology to Fresno...
Via The Other Paper
December 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Fresno State hires Jim Bartko as AD

FRESNO, Calif. (AP) Fresno State has hired Jim Bartko as its new athletic director. The school announced Friday that Bartko will replace Thomas Boeh, who took a new job at the school in August. The 49-year-old Bartko has 26 years of experience in athletic departments. He has spent most of his time at the University of Oregon, where he was most recently the executive senior associate...
Via AP on Fox
November 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Fresno State Bulldogs at Boise State Broncos: Betting odds, point spread and tv info

On Friday night the Fresno State Bulldogs and Boise State Broncos will face off against one another in match-up of two Mountain West schools. Fresno State (3-4) and Boise State (4-2) each either this game with 2-1 conference records. Coverage of the game between the two will air on ESPN and WatchESPN beginning at 8:00 pm ET from Bronco Stadium in Boise, ID. The Odds: The Boise...
Via Tireball.com
October 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Fresno State Bulldogs at New Mexico Lobos: Betting odds, point spread and tv info

On Friday night two teams from the Mountain West Conference will face off against one another in prime-time. Fresno State (1-3) has struggled since the loss of Derek Carr during this years NFL Draft. Meanwhile New Mexico (1-2) will be trying to get back to .500 on the year. Coverage of the game between Fresno State and New Mexico will air on ESPN2 beginning at 8:00 pm ET from University...
Via Tireball.com
September 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Photos: Fresno State Unveils New “Night In Navy” Uniforms

We’ve known for a while that Fresno State would be unveiling new navy uniforms for its October 3rd game against San Diego State, but until Thursday, we hadn’t gotten a chance to see what they’d look like. The Bulldogs will be wearing all-new Nike threads for what they’re calling a “night in navy” early next month. The game is set for 10 PM EST and will be broadcast on...
Via College Spun
September 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Warren Buffett wins $500 bet on the Nebraska Cornhuskers

The rich get richer. Warren Buffet, whose net worth is reportedly $67.6 billion, wagered $550 ton win $500 on Nebraska to cover the 12.5-point spread against Fresno State while visiting the MGM sportsbook in Las Vegas over the weekend. The Cornhuskers, who almost lost to McNeese State at home the previous week, blew out the Bulldogs, 55-19, on Saturday, giving Buffet an easy win...
Via Fox Sports
September 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Photo: Nebraska Wearing Rare All-White Uniforms Against Fresno State

Nebraska and Fresno State are set to kickoff in about two hours.  The Huskers and Bulldogs, playing in California, will have to battle through high temperatures this evening. It’s 102 degrees in Fresno, Calif. per weather.com.  Nebraska will be wearing uniforms that should be a little cooling. The Huskers are sporting the rare all-white uniforms.  Locker room is all ready for...
Via College Spun
September 13, 2014  |  Discuss
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