Tag Archives: defense

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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Football: Fresno State defense looks for enhancement this year

Fresno State’s defense this season will include veteran leadership on all three levels. Since it struggled last season, the team looks to regain its 2012 defensive form, when it ranked first in the league. Secondary Quarterback isn’t the only position ...

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Football: Defense shows improvement in win

For the second straight game, the Bulldogs’ defense allowed only two touchdowns and fewer than 300 yards in their 38-14 victory over the UNLV Rebels last Saturday at Bulldog Stadium.

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Defense dominant in Bulldogs’ win

It was a 2-second battle of David versus Goliath. On the last play of the game, Fresno State nickelback Jonathan Norton’s job was to cover Boise State Broncos wide receiver Kirby Moore. “We were playing coverage that if I brought ...

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Coach DeRuyter preaches defense

Head football coach Tim DeRuyter, who was hired last spring to replace Pat Hill, will usher in a new era Sept. 1 when the Fresno State Bulldogs take the field against the Wildcats of Weber State.

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Fresno State defensive coordinator steps down

After giving up at least 41 points in losing efforts for the third straight week, Fresno State football announced that defensive coordinator Randy Stewart has decided to step down effective immediately.

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Fresno State has learned to win with defense

In his third season as the head coach of Fresno State’s only soccer program, Brian Zwaschka has matured his team into a regional powerhouse in hopes of becoming a national contender.

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Sports editor Q&A with Nebraska’s radio host

Fresno State will be traveling to Lincoln, Nebraska this Saturday to face the Nebraska Cornhuskers. This is both teams’ second game of the season and the ‘Dogs are trying to get on the same page before their first home game against North Dakota on Sept. 17.

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D-line looks to replace WAC’s best

Former sack-specialist Chris Carter might be taking his talents to the NFL, but his work ethic has rubbed off on former teammates on the defensive line.

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Fresno State vs. Idaho Recap 11/28/2010

The Bulldogs dodge a possible upset to WAC opponent Idaho in a close but crucial win.

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Fresno State vs. Boise State recap

The Bulldogs suffered a rough 51-0 defeat to top ranked Boise State on Friday night.

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Fresno State vs. Nevada Recap

The Nevada Wolf Pack pulled out a come from behind win against the Bulldogs Saturday night that ultimately crushed Fresno States chances of a WAC title.

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Tech defense presents roadblock for ‘Dogs

Ryan Colburn and the Fresno State offense has not faced a quality defense since a 49-27 home loss to Hawaii nearly a month ago. But against Louisiana Tech this Saturday, head coach Pat Hill believes that the Bulldogs will be tested offensively after playing against a pair of struggling defenses in their past two games–New Mexico State and San Jose State–are currently ranked 118th and 107th respectively in total defense.

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Fresno State’s ‘under ‘Dog’

He is often the most overlooked player on the football team. If someone was asked to call him out by name in a busy crowd of players, most wouldn’t be able to identify him. But long snapper Bobby Shepard plays ...

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Pat Hill Weekly Press Conference: Ole Miss

Here are some of the subjects that Coach Pat Hill discussed during his weekly press conference: Special teams, Utah State and Ole MIss

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The Sports Desk

The patented Fresno State run game is not dead just yet. After a dismal season opener on the ground (49 rush yards) the Bulldog ground game came alive in the Western Athletic Conference opener.

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Borel to challenge Bulldogs’ defense

Images of Utah State quarterback Diondre Borel running up, down and around the Fresno State defense is still scrambling through the minds of many Bulldog fans.

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R.A.D. teaches defensive strategies to women

A recent survey concluded that during a four-year span in college, one out of every four female students gets sexually assaulted.

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