FRESNO STATE RUMORS & GOSSIP

Sacramento State, Fresno State extend series

(STATS) - Set to play Fresno State for the first time this season, Sacramento State has added games against the Bulldogs in 2019 and 2022. Sacramento State has a Sept. 10 game in Fresno. The Hornets also will play games on Sept. 21, 2019, and Sept. 3, 2022, at Bulldog Stadium. A year ago, Sacramento State finished 2-9 overall and 1-7 in the Big Sky Conference, while Fresno State...
Via Fox Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Fresno State, USC agree to 3-game football series

FRESNO, Calif. (AP) Fresno State and Southern California have agreed to a three-game football series, all in Los Angeles at the Coliseum. Fresno State said Friday that it will play at USC on Aug. 31; Sept. 17, 2022; and Aug. 30, 2025. The teams have met four times, with Fresno State's only victory coming in the 1992 Freedom Bowl. The last two meetings came in 2013 and 2014....
Via Associated Press
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Fresno State schedules road games at Texas A&M, Arizona St.

FRESNO, Calif. (AP) Fresno State has scheduled football games at Texas A&M in 2020 and Arizona State in 2023. Athletic director Jim Bartko announced the single-game contracts on Thursday. Bartko says these games satisfy the need to play elite competition and to earn money to help fund the athletic department. Fresno State played Texas A&M once previously in 2007 in College...
Via Associated Press
March 10, 2016  |  Discuss

Fresno State adds wrestling, women's water polo

FRESNO, Calif. (AP) Fresno State is adding wrestling and women's water polo to its athletic department. Athletic director Jim Bartko said Tuesday the programs will be ready to play in the 2017-18 season. The additions give Fresno State 21 NCAA Division I sanctioned sports. The school has raised money to support both sports for their first three seasons. Bartko says coaches are...
Via Associated Press
March 01, 2016  |  Discuss

WR Josiah Blandin leaving Fresno State as graduate transfer

Fresno State wide receiver Josiah Blandin will leave the program and graduate transfer to another, according to an announcement from the university. “I’d like to thank Josiah for being a hard-working member of our football program this past year and for his efforts to graduate from Fresno State,” coach Tim DeRuyter said in a statement. “We wish him nothing but the best in...
Via Campus Sports Net
February 24, 2016  |  Discuss

Nevada closes out Fresno State in OT, 77-72

RENO, Nev. (AP) Cameron Oliver had 20 points and a career-high 24 rebounds and Eric Cooper Jr made three straight free throws in the final minute to seal Nevada's 77-72 overtime win over Fresno State on Saturday night. Fresno State scored seven of the first nine points in the extra period to take a 70-65 lead. But the Wolf pack (15-9, 7-5 Mountain West) responded by piecing together...
Via Associated Press
February 13, 2016  |  Discuss

Ex-South Carolina DC Lorenzo Ward takes same job at Fresno State

A new regime has began at South Carolina as new head coach Will Muschamp has fully immersed himself in the job since taking it back in November. One thing that Muschamp did was bring in pretty much a whole new coaching staff, which left some of Steve Spurrier’s staff without jobs. At least one former Gamecock coach has found a new job as former defensive coordinator Lorenzo Ward...
Via Campus Sports Net
January 13, 2016  |  Discuss

Fresno State coasts to 89-46 win over NAIA Pacific Union

FRESNO, Calif. (AP) Julien Lewis scored 14 points and Fresno State put seven players in double figures in rolling to an 89-46 win over Pacific Union on Sunday. Karachi Edo was one of four players with 12 points and had a career-high 11 rebounds for the Bulldogs (9-4), who are off their best start since opening 11-2 in 2006. The game was an exhibition for the NAIA Pioneers, who...
Via Associated Press
December 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Fresno State dismisses player who threatened school shooting

The Fresno State Bulldogs have acted swiftly and dismissed Chris Pryor from the program after he made a school shooting threat on social media. The move was announced on Tuesday evening. “Chris Pryor was a walk-on freshman football player for us. Up until this incident we had no negative dealings with him on or off the field,” Fresno State coach Tim DeRuyter told TMZ. “When...
Via Campus Sports Net
November 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Fresno State WR admits to threatening school shooting

This year, there have been a large amount of shootings across the nation. There have been a number school shootings, including the most recent one at Umpqua Community College in Oregon. It seems like a shooting has been stopped at a big-name school in California. According to Yahoo, Fresno State freshman wide receiver Christian Malik Pryor was arrested on Monday after he was accused...
Via Campus Sports Net
November 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Fresno State Wideout Threatened A Mass Shooting On Campus Via Social Media

An 18-year-old walk-on freshman football player at Fresno State was arrested Monday after allegedly posting a threat on Yik Yak, a popular social media messaging app. Christian Malik Pryor, who joined the team ahead of this season, reportedly posted that he would “release his frustrations” at 3:00 PM Monday with an M4 carbine, which, in essence, is an assault rifle. Fresno State...
Via College Spun
November 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Fresno State walk-on arrested for threatening mass shooting on campus

A social media post on the messaging app Yip Yak threatening a mass shooting on the Fresno State campus led to the arrest Monday of Christian Malik Pryor, an 18-year-old, walk-on wide receiver on the Bulldog football team, the Fresno Bee reported.According to the report, the threat implied the attack would happen mid-afternoon. It created a "wave of fear" across the campus as it...
Via Fox Sports
November 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Photo: Fresno State Unveiling New “Bulldog1″ Blimp At Tonight’s Football Scrimmage

With attendance declining across the nation, college programs have gotten creative with ways to get people into their stadiums. Fresno State has taken a particularly interesting approach, and have purchased “Bulldog1,” a new blimp that will be present at games. Bulldog1 is being unveiled at tonight’s football scrimmage. Fresno State to cover the Valley with a 150-foot blimp...
Via College Spun
August 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Fresno State shows off plan for stadium upgrades

You don’t have to be in a power five conference to receive a stadium upgrades. In some cases, you don’t even have to be that great that of team. According to Keven McGuire of NBC Sports, the Fresno State Bulldogs are the next team in line to receive stadium upgrades. The school has put together an Athletics Master Plan. A plan that will involve new video boards, private suites...
Via Campus Sports Net
June 28, 2015  |  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
March 13, 2015  |  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

Hawaii announcer apologizes for remarks about Fresno

I’ve never been to Fresno, California, but I can’t imagine it being such a terrible place to visit.  It’s the largest city situated in the Central Valley of California and has over 80 percent of possible sunshine throughout the year.  That sounds pretty good, right? Well, not if you’re Hawaii play-by-play man Robert Kekaula.  After Fresno State defeated Hawaii 28-21 on...
Via Awful Announcing
December 03, 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

Nebraska vs. Fresno State – Game Time, TV Schedule, Line, Preview, Predictions

It took a monster effort from Ameer Abdullah for the Huskers to win last week Twitter/@ESPNU The good news for Nebraska is that it won last week, and the team moved to 2-0 on the season. The bad news is that it took a miracle touchdown by Heisman hopeful running back Ameer Abdullah to beat an FCS team in McNeese State. While the Cowboys are a fine team, they should not be able to...
Via College Spun
September 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Bo Pelini’s Gameday Calendar for the Fresno State Game Revealed!

Bo Pelini is a pretty busy guy these days.  With managing a top-25 football team, trying to recover from a near-loss to McNeese F. State (*Author’s note: and shocked Husker fans all know what the “f” stands for, as we all kept mumbling it to ourselves after defeating the Cowboys in the last 30 seconds [&hellip (Visited 6 times, 6 visits today) The post Bo Pelini’s Gameday...
Via No Coast Bias
September 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Fresno State’s & La Tech’s new uniforms and helmets will make you bark or barf

The college football season gets started next week (unless you follow FCS or NAIA football, in which case your seasons get underway Saturday, you lucky dogs), and Fresno State and Louisiana Tech were among the latest to show off some new looks for the upcoming fall. Fresno State has gone all out with their variety of looks for 2014, including a brand new reflective chrome helmet...
Via The Student Section
August 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: Fresno State Unveils Brand New Navy Uniforms With Shiny Chrome Helmets

Fresno State, a team that won 11 games last season, may not be able to duplicate the same success it had a year ago after losing a number of key players on offense. But the Bulldogs are going to look damn good on the field regardless. Sunday, the school released a brand new navy uniform that the players will wear for the San Diego State game in early October. It features a very shiny...
Via College Spun
August 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Paul George gets huge get-well card from Fresno State University

After Paul George’s unfortunate injury during the USA Basketball Showcase, a huge amount of support poured out for him on social networking and George’s alma mater decided to do something notable as well. George played his college basketball at Fresno State University and they created a rather big get-well card wishing George a speedy recovery. Check out the below video from...
Via That NBA Lottery Pick
August 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Mountain West Conference preview 2014

The Mountain West Conference is a mostly a top heavy conference with Fresno State and Utah State projected as division winners with the Bulldogs winning the conference championship. There are six total teams that are projected to become bowl eligible.  Fresno State may start the season off slow with back to back losses on the road at USC and Utah. The Bulldogs also have other matchups...
Via College Football Universe
July 21, 2014  |  Discuss

2014 Preseason All-Mountain West Conference Team

The 2014 Preseason All-Mountain West Conference Team by College Football Universe is posted with first team selections and honorable mentions. Fresno State hauled in the most first team players with six.  The rest of the first team is more dispersed with 9-of-14 schools represented. Utah State landed the next most first team players with four followed by Boise State and Colorado...
Via College Football Universe
May 07, 2014  |  Discuss
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