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FRESNO STATE RUMORS & GOSSIP

Hoover WR Justin Johnson commits to Mississippi State

Justin Johnson eagerly waited for this day. The Hoover wide receiver wanted to make a commitment earlier in the summer, but was advised by his preferred school to wait until today. With the go-ahead given, the 6-foot-4 wide receiver verbally committed to Mississippi State over Kentucky and Georgia. "It was the first school to offer me," Johnson said. "It's like...
Via Pro Sports Daily
4 days ago  |  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...
Via Pro Sports Daily
June 16, 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

Four or five teams could reportedly trade into the 20′s to take Derek Carr

According to ESPN’s John Clayton,  a few teams could end up trading back into the first round in order to take Fresno State quarterback Derek Carr in the 20′s. Fresno State quarterback Derek Carr said Friday four or five teams have told him they would like to trade into the 20s of the first round to draft him. Need NFL Tickets? Loading... ZergNet The...
Via Pro Football Zone
May 05, 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...
Via Fox Sports West
April 17, 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

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

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

Fresno State on board in 2016

2016 power forward Bryson Williams ended his recruitment early on Monday, choosing the hometown Fresno State Bulldogs.
Via scouthoops.scout.com
February 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Gomez Commits To Fresno State

6-foot-6, 270 lbs offensive lineman Arturo Gomez committed to Fresno State. He projects at left tackle as a Bulldog. Gomez discusses his commitment and his official visit...
Via fresnostate.scout.com
January 29, 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 falls to No. 4 Stanford 86-54

Unranked Fresno State showed it could hang with No. 4 Stanford on its home court for a little while on Saturday night. Stanford ended the Bulldogs' upset bid midway through the first half with a 11-0 run that paced an 86-54 rout in nonconference finales for both teams. Fresno State took small solace in leading Stanford (11-1) briefly for two possessions early in the game, or...
Via AP on Fox
December 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Fresno State WR Davante Adams declares for draft

Fresno State receiver Davante Adams will skip his final two seasons of college to enter the NFL draft. Adams said Friday he felt like he has accomplished all he can in college and is ready for the next step of his career. Adams caught 233 passes for 3,031 yards and 38 touchdowns in 26 games at Fresno State over the past two seasons. He sat out his first year as a redshirt so he...
Via AP on Fox
December 27, 2013  |  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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