FRESNO STATE RUMORS & GOSSIP

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
12 hours ago  |  Discuss

Short-handed Fresno State gives Aztecs first loss in conference play

FRESNO, Calif. (AP) -- Marvelle Harris had 20 points, five assists and four steals and Fresno State handed San Diego State its first Mountain West Conference loss in a 58-57 victory Wednesday night.Zylan Cheatham hit two free throws with 42.4 second left to pull San Diego State within 58-57. Harris ran down the clock, missed a long 3-pointer and the Aztecs called timeout with 7.6...
Via Associated Press
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Fresno State hands San Diego State its 1st MWC loss, 58-57

FRESNO, Calif. (AP) Marvelle Harris had 20 points, five assists and four steals and Fresno State handed San Diego State its first Mountain West Conference loss in a 58-57 victory Wednesday night. Zylan Cheatham hit two free throws with 42.4 second left to pull San Diego State within 58-57. Harris ran down the clock, missed a long 3-pointer and the Aztecs called timeout with 7...
Via Associated Press
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Fresno State fights off UNLV 111-104 for double overtime win

FRESNO, Calif. (AP) Marvelle Harris had 37 points as Fresno State fought off UNLV for a 111-104 double overtime win on Saturday night. Harris, who scored seven points in the second overtime, was 13 of 27 from the floor and also had seven assists for Fresno State (14-8, 5-4 Mountain West). Julien Lewis added 18 points and Cullen Russo had 17. Fresno State led throughout the second...
Via Associated Press
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Utah State’s Dave Ungerer expected to join Fresno State’s coaching staff

Utah State special teams coordinator Dave Ungerer has been all over the country during his career and it looks like his time with the Aggies will soon be up. However, he won’t be without a job for long as it looks like he will be going farther west. According to SI.com, Ungerer is expected to join the Fresno State coaching staff as their new special teams coordinator. He has been...
Via Campus Sports Net
13 days ago  |  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 hires Lorenzo Ward as defensive coordinator

FRESNO, Calif. (AP) Fresno State has hired former South Carolina defensive coordinator Lorenzo Ward to fill that same role with the Bulldogs. Coach Tim DeRuyter announced Tuesday that he has added Ward to his staff. South Carolina ranked in the top 25 nationally in scoring and total defense in four of his season as coordinator for the Gamecocks. Ward has also coached at Virginia...
Via Associated Press
January 12, 2016  |  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 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

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

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

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
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