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Former ‘Dogs earn NFL roster spots

A total of 14 former Bulldogs have made their way onto NFL rosters. This past weekend, teams had to make their final cut to their 53-man roster heading into the 2015 season. Fresno State’s 14 players on active rosters is ...

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Football: Adams, former Bulldogs shine in NFL Playoffs

In only two seasons as a wide receiver for the Fresno State Bulldogs, Davante Adams shattered several records.

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Toma replaces four-year starter

Coming into this season, Fresno State football was going through a transition from a veteran-laden roster to one scattered with youth. One of the key positions where the ‘Dogs got younger was at middle linebacker where four-year starter Ben Jacobs ran out of eligibility last May.

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Hill recruits defensive speed, O-line

It may be head coach Pat Hill’s smallest recruiting class in numbers, but the 14-year leader of the Bulldogs believes the newcomers will bring a new dynamic to the team.

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An early look at 2011

With the 2010 season in the books, lets take an early look and preview at the 2011 football season. I know its a bit early, but spring ball is just three to four months away. The Bulldogs lose a quartet ...

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Impact players

With A.J. Ellis out for the game today, Rouse will get his chance to earn back his starting position. After rushing for 479 yards and four touchdowns last season behind Ryan Mathews, Rouse entered the 2010 season as the 'Dogs featured back. But injuries forced Rouse to miss the Utah State game and thus opened the door for Ellis. Against Cal Poly, the roles will be reversed, Ellis will be on the sidelines with Rouse taking the the majority of the handoffs from quarterback Ryan Colburn.

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Cal Poly brings triple threat

For the fourth straight game, the Fresno State defense will be forced to game plan against a mobile quarterback.

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Experience matters

The Fresno State football team returns key starters on both sides of the ball.

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Game day preparation

Some people may not believe in rituals, superstitions or routines, but for many athletes they’re a vital element that more than likely determines the outcome of their personal performance.

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‘Dogs receive continuous honors

With the spring sports under way, Fresno State athletics looks forward to continue its strong showing of individual performances by adding more Western Athletic Conference (WAC) Player of the Week honors.

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Student-athletes receive All-WAC honors

The term student-athlete is frequently overlooked and misunderstood in collegiate athletics. Student-athletes are merely just athletes in the public rather than scholarly students.

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Ten ’Dogs named to All-WAC teams

As the Bulldogs’ football team ends its season with an 8-4 record, 6-2 in the Western Athletic Conference (WAC), 10 players were selected to the All-WAC first and second teams, an honor given to the most productive players in the conference.

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Comin’ back home

The sound of screaming football fans hasn’t been heard at Bulldog Stadium since Sept. 18, but come Saturday that deafening sound will be back.

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‘Dogs defeat Warriors, demons at Aloha Stadium

Oahu may be one of the top destination spots in America, but for the Fresno State football team it had been nothing but a mysterious island.

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Bulldog Game Day

The Fresno State Bulldogs started the season with high expectations and dreams of a BCS game. The hopes of the team did not come to fruition and the season may end in uncertainty.

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Former silver staters suit up for ’Dogs

Fresno State’s Bobby Lepori, Ben Jacobs and Jon Monga won’t just line up against Nevada this Friday night.

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Home opener provides spark for players

It’s been about 10 months since the Bulldogs’ last home game, but there’s going to be an aura of excitement returning to a sold out Bulldog Stadium Saturday night.

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