FRESNO STATE RUMORS & GOSSIP

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
11 hours ago  |  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
1 day ago  |  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...
Via Steelers Depot
5 days ago  |  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...
Via Fox Sports West
7 days ago  |  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
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Derek Carr says tape proves he’s “absolutely’ the best QB in draft

(Credit: totalprosports.com) This article is headed for cliche city. First, former Fresno State quarterback Derek Carr said he’s “absolutely” the best one in the upcoming NFL draft. But of course, what player isn’t going to say and believe he is the best. Cliche #1. Secondly, with quarterbacks falling down draft boards, (and many believing there aren’t any top ten worthy...
Via Sports-Kings
9 days ago  |  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
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Derek Carr says NFL teams have talked about signing his brother if they draft him

var ACE_AR = {Site: '898551', Size: '468060', CallType: 'IFRAME'}; Former Fresno State quarterback Derek Carr told 95.7 The Game in the bay area that NFL teams are talked about signing his brother David Carr if they end up drafting him. QB Derek Carr just told us that NFL teams have talked about signing his brother David as a backup if they draft him ...
Via Pro Football Zone
20 days ago  |  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
22 days ago  |  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

Derek Carr will participate in Fresno State despite visiting the hospital on Wednesday night

Even though Derek Carr was admitted to the hospital on Wednesday after vomiting,  he’ll participate in Fresno State’s pro day. Fresno QB Derek Carr vomited last night and went to the hospital for treatment and IVs, per source. But plans to go thru w pro day in full. — Mike Garafolo (@MikeGarafolo) March 20, 2014 I’m sure NFL teams are impressed by Carr’s toughness. ...
Via Pro Football Zone
March 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Raiders Could Trade Back For Fresno State QB Derek Carr?

Vic Tafur of the San Francisco Chronicle recently joined the Bleacher Report to discuss some of the Raiders options in the upcoming draft. According to Tafur, the Raiders aren’t in love with any of the top-three quarterbacks including Johnny Manziel, Blake Bortles and Teddy Bridewater. Tafur suggests that the Raiders could look to trade down and target Fresno State QB Derek...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
February 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Fresno State agrees to extension with DeRuyter through 2018 season

Fresno State has reached an agreement with coach Tim DeRuyter to extend his contract through the 2018 season. The school announced Monday the terms of the letter of intent of the deal that will pay DeRuyter a base salary of $7.5 million for the next five years. DeRuyter can also earn performance bonuses that are expected to be worth between $500,000 and $700,000 a year. The two...
Via AP on Fox
January 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Fresno State's Carr has high praise for USC's Kessler

LAS VEGAS -- USC quarterback Cody Kessler and Fresno State quarterback Derek Carr are really good friends and both hail from Bakersfield. They two are both fans of one another and when they sat at the podium Friday morning for the final Royal Purple Las Vegas Bowl press conference before Saturday's 12:30 p.m. kickoff, Carr expressed how highly he thought of his pal. "I think...
Via Fox Sports West
December 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Trojans will play Fresno State in Las Vegas Bowl

USC will play Fresno State in the Las Vegas Bowl, the Pac-12 Conference announced Sunday. The Trojans, 9-4 overall, will play the 11-1 Bulldogs on Dec. 21 at Sam Boyd Stadium. Kickoff is at 12:30 p.m. USC also is scheduled to play Fresno State in its 2014 season opener at the Coliseum. Fresno State, under Coach Tim DeRuyter, accepted its bid Saturday night after defeating Utah...
Via Fox Sports West
December 08, 2013  |  Discuss
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