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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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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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Countdown to Russia 2018: team and player breakdown

By Nugesse Ghebrendrias and Jorge Rodriguez Countdown to Russia 2018: Team and Player breakdown The 2018 World Cup is less than 100 days away and with it comes a multitude of storylines. Will Lionel Messi finally win his first World ...

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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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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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Yes football is dangerous but I still love it

I love football. Ever since I was a kid living in Mexico watching the games I became a fan of American Football, as I called it. As much as I loved the sport I always knew it was dangerous, but ...

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Is it the Super Bowl or the Superb Owl?

Super Bowl LII is this weekend and maybe you have heard the constant ads on TV or the radio talking about the super game or the big game, but never the Super Bowl. Why? The NFL had trademark the phrase ...

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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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Six Mountain West teams going to bowl games

Six teams from the Mountain West conference are going to bowl games. It is the 11th consecutive year the conference has sent at least five teams to postseason games. Fresno State (9-4) is headed for the Hawaii Bowl against Houston ...

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What’s next for the ‘Dogs? Hawaii

Even though Fresno State lost in the Mountain West Championship game, the team gets somewhat of a consolation prize: a trip to the Hawaii Bowl against the Houston Cougars. “Every team in college football wants to extend their playing season, ...

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Bulldogs come up short in championship game

The Fresno State Bulldogs’ pursuit of a Mountain West Conference title came to an end in a 17-14 slugfest in the championship game against rival Boise State at Albertsons Stadium in Boise, Idaho, on Saturday. “I’m really proud of this ...

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50 students will witness Mountain West Conference football championship game

The university’s student government is busing 50 students to the Mountain West Conference football championship in Boise, Idaho. Tuesday morning, dozens of students lined up outside the Associated Students, Inc. office, in hopes of getting their hands in the limited ...

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The chance to be champions

Fresno State managed to beat Boise State 28-17 last Saturday, but if the ‘Dogs want to win the Mountain West Championship, they have to do something they’ve never done before: beat the Broncos on their home turf. Head coach Jeff ...

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McMaryion named offensive player of the week

Fresno State quarterback Marcus McMaryion was named Mountain West Offensive Player of the Week on Monday. The honor comes after one of the best performances of his career last Saturday at home against Boise State. He was 23-of-36 with two ...

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Your chance to see this weekend’s football championship

Fresno State is bussing 50 students to Saturday’s championship football game. The tickets are roundtrip to the Mountain West Championship between Fresno State and Boise State and are being provided by the university’s student government. On Monday evening, Associated Students ...

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Bulldogs cap regular season with big win over Broncos

The Fresno State Bulldogs combined tough defense and big-play offense to upend conference rival Boise State 28-17 and return the Milk Can trophy to Bulldog Stadium on Saturday.  “I cannot tell you how happy and gratified I am to see ...

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‘Dogs clinch West division with win in Wyoming

Fresno State clinched its spot in the Mountain West Championship game with a 13-7 win on the road against Wyoming on Saturday. “That was a physical football game,” head coach Jeff Tedford said. “Give Wyoming a lot of credit. They’re ...

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’Dogs hold on in Hawaii

Behind the arm of quarterback Marcus McMaryion, Fresno State beat the Hawaii Rainbow Warriors 31-21 on the road Saturday. The Bulldogs had a 24-point lead heading into the fourth quarter, but some costly mistakes allowed Hawaii to close the gap. ...

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