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"Professor of the Game" Dr. Tina Botts enters Bulldog Stadium with the game ball on Nov. 25, 2017. (Courtesy Photo by Tina Botts)

Philosophy professor named, ‘Professor of the Game’

Philosophy professor, Dr. Tina Botts, was honored as the Professor of the Game at Saturday’s Fresno State football game against Boise State.

She said she was honored for her commitment to student academic success.

“The students at Fresno State are fantastic, curious, serious students and it is my pleasure to support their academic success,” Botts said to The Collegian in an email.

During the game, she brought the game back to the field and handed it to university president Dr. Joseph Castro.

“What a blast,” Botts said. “ I feel very much appreciated and supported to have been given this honor.”