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Duke QB Brandon Connette Transfers to Fresno State

By Steven Lassan, 2 months 3 weeks ago
Fresno State has announced Duke quarterback Brandon Connette will transfer to the Bulldogs for the 2014 season. Connette is a graduate transfer and is eligible immediately.Connette’s mother is battling cancer, and the senior quarterback wanted to transfer to Fresno State to be closer to her.Connette threw for 1,212 yards and 13 touchdowns and rushed for 337 yards and 14 scores last season...

Consensus Quarterback Rankings for the 2014 NFL Draft

By Braden Gall, 2 months 4 weeks ago
To win a Super Bowl, a team must play defense, must be able to run the ball in short yardage situations but, above all else, must have a good quarterback.It’s why 13 of the last 16 NFL drafts have begun with a team selecting a signal-caller with the No. 1 overall pick. Some of those have been home runs (Peyton Manning, Andrew Luck, Eli Manning), some have been total busts (JaMarcus Russell...

College Football's Top 12 Coaches on the Rise for 2014

By Steven Lassan, 3 months 1 week ago
Every year, there’s a new crop of rising stars in college football’s coaching ranks ready to make an appearance on the national stage. Alabama's Nick Saban, Ohio State's Urban Meyer, Notre Dame's Brian Kelly and Florida State's Jimbo Fisher are names familiar across the nation with any fanbase. However, what about the next wave of stars that could be at BCS jobs...

College Football's Top Five Teams on the Decline for 2014

By Steven Lassan, 6 months 2 weeks ago
College football’s 2013 season is officially in the books. While kickoff for the 2014 season is still months away, it’s never too early to start looking at rosters, depth charts and coaching changes for teams poised to make a jump in the rankings next year.Of course, with a few months to dissect rosters, opinions can change on teams. No matter the conference or school, there are...

Las Vegas Bowl Preview and Prediction: Fresno State vs. USC

By Steven Lassan, 7 months 6 days ago
Fresno State and USC are separated by less than 300 miles, but the two California programs have met only twice on the gridiron. That number will change on Saturday, as the Bulldogs and Trojans are set to kickoff the first weekend of bowl action with a matchup in the Las Vegas Bowl.Fresno State was on the doorstep of playing in a BCS bowl, but the Bulldogs lost a 62-52 shootout to San Jose State...

Three Things We Learned from the 2013 Heisman Voting

By David Fox, 7 months 1 week ago
Thanks to the Heisman Trust, media folks and other voters had to wait until the day after the ceremony to reveal their ballots.Not that it added to any of the suspense Saturday night: Jameis Winston’s coronation as the Heisman winner has been clear for weeks. Baylor’s Bryce Petty and Oregon’s Marcus Mariota played themselves out of serious contention. The running back trio of...

2013 Mountain West Championship Preview and Prediction: Fresno State vs. Utah State

By Steven Lassan, 7 months 2 weeks ago
The inaugural Mountain West title game is the nightcap to Championship Saturday, with Utah State traveling to Fresno State for the first meeting between these two schools since 2011.Much has changed since the last meeting between these two programs. Both teams have different head coaches (Matt Wells, Utah State and Tim DeRuyter, Fresno State) and are back in the same conference after the Aggies...

San Jose State stuns No. 16 Fresno State 62-52

By Evan Buhler, 7 months 3 weeks ago
After watching two potent offenses march up and down the field with ease in the first half, San Jose State coach Ron Caragher knew he needed to do something bold to get an extra possession in the second.

Fresno St.-San Jose St. Preview

By Evan Buhler, 7 months 4 weeks ago
The Mountain West Conference championship game is definitely in Fresno State's future. What's murky are the Bulldogs' chances of making a BCS bowl.

Fresno State Runs Fumblerooski Trick Play Against New Mexico

By Steven Lassan, 8 months 1 day ago
Who doesn’t love a good trick play? Well, Fresno State had little trouble beating New Mexico on Saturday, and the Bulldogs had some fun in the process.With a 21-0 lead, the Bulldogs pulled off a fumblerooski trick play, which resulted in an Isaiah Burse touchdown run.