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Three Bulldogs dream of a career in the NFL

For the third straight year, not a single Fresno State player was selected in the NFL Draft. But a number of players are not giving up on the idea of playing professional football. The NFL has had a slew of ...

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Will Central-Valley native Josh Allen be the first overall pick in the 2018 NFL Draft?

The 2018 NFL Draft is less than two days away, and the spotlight shines on the Central Valley. Former Firebaugh and Reedley College standout Josh Allen has polarized the football world. Whether it’s his massive frame, 6 feet 5 inches ...

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Is there a solution to Fresno State’s weak fan attendance?

Much has been made about attendance at various Fresno State sporting events over the years.   I’m a firm believer that the product on display is the most important aspect to fan support, and for the Bulldogs, their inconsistencies have ...

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Marshawn Lynch shows up to the Spring Preview, but the defense steals the show

I didn’t see him until the very end. It couldn’t be him, I thought, as if the hoodie, dreadlocks and the “BEAST MODE” sweater didn’t give it away. Even Fresno State starting quarterback Marcus McMaryion was surprised to see the ...

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The best defense in the Mountain West is in good hands with Bert Watts

The news broke early in the morning on Feb. 22. My colleague at The Collegian, William Ramirez, motioned toward his computer in class. I shifted my attention to the screen and read the headline. Fresno State football’s defensive coordinator Orlondo ...

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The Collegian Sportscast: Who is Fresno State looking to replace Rodney Terry?

Host Jorge Rodriguez and recurrent guest William Ramirez talk about who will replace Rodney Terry as head coach of the men’s basketball team, also how the Bulldogs women’s basketball team will do in their postseason game against Nevada. Special guest ...

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Bert Watts named defensive coordinator

Fresno State’s head football coach Jeff Tedford announced that linebackers coach Bert Watts was promoted to defensive coordinator on Tuesday. The position was left vacant by Orlando Steinauer on Feb. 22 after one season with the ‘Dogs. He returned to ...

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Football springs into action

Spring football has arrived, and Fresno State’s team welcomed it with open arms. Laughter echoed through an empty Bulldog Stadium on March 13; jokes flew between teammates; and, per usual, head coach Jeff Tedford looked stern and focused in the ...

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Mountain West releases 2018 football schedule

The Fresno State football team learned its conference schedule on Tuesday. Stretched out over 14 weeks, the ‘Dogs will play 12 games with eight of those games being conference ones. The non-conference slate consists of  four games stretched over five ...

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Interim Athletic Director makes presence felt

Steve Robertello has taken the reins of an athletic department facing a flood of questions about its future. Robertello was appointed interim director of athletics after Jim Bartko’s resignation from the position in November. The athletic department Robertello took control ...

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Bulldogs’ defensive coordinator leaves

Orlondo Steinauer is returning to the Canadian Football League after one season as the Bulldogs’ defensive coordinator. The Hamilton Tiger-Cats announced Thursday that Steinauer would be joining the team as an assistant head coach for the 2018 season. This is ...

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The 2018 class just got better

The 2018 Fresno State football recruiting class has landed four-star offensive lineman Tyrone Sampson and three-star defensive lineman Alexandre Dumais. Sampson is one of the highest-rated players to ever commit to the Bulldogs. The Detroit East English Village Prep center ...

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Four-star recruit picks Fresno State

The 2018 Fresno State football recruiting class just got a whole lot better. Tyrone Sampson, a four-star offensive lineman from Detroit, decommitted from the University of Syracuse in December before choosing Fresno State as his new home on Friday. One ...

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National Signing Day is over

Head football coach Jeff Tedford addressed the media last week about the 15 new additions to the Bulldog roster. National Signing Day had just wrapped up. Tedford is walking away from this recruitment period happy with the process and results. ...

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‘Dogs honored

On Tuesday, the Fresno County Board of Supervisors declared Feb. 6 as “Fresno State Football Day” and “Coach Jeff Tedford Day.” “This means a lot to me, personally, to come back to Fresno, being my alma mater, having gone to ...

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Carr leads AFC to comeback victory

Carr leads AFC to comeback victory. Former Fresno state quarterback Derek Carr led the 2018 AFC Pro Bowl team to a come-from-behind victory against the NFC team 24-23 at Camping World Stadium in Orlando on Sunday.   Down 23-17, and ...

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What is happening with Bulldog Stadium?

The modernization of Bulldog Stadium is still happening – but it might take a while.   The Fresno Bee reported on Jan. 14 that Fresno State had “shelved” its $60 million Bulldog Stadium modernization project plans and was instead focused ...

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Fresno State is California’s only bowl win

The Fresno State football team is the only California team to win a bowl game this season. The Bulldogs defeated the Houston Cougars in this year’s Hawai’i Bowl 33-27 at Aloha Stadium in Honolulu, Hawaii on Dec. 24. Other California ...

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