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Would you buy a Derek Carr bobblehead? It’s out now.

The National Bobblehead Hall of Fame and Museum unveiled a limited edition bobblehead of Derek Carr in his Fresno State uniform last Thursday. Phil Sklar, co-founder and CEO of the museum, said in a news release that the bobblehead was ...

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What our country needs is a leader, not whatever Trump is

Between the hurricanes, the Las Vegas mass shooting and continued tension with North Korea, President Donald Trump has shown his true colors as a leader, and none of them are commendable. It was an already known fact that Trump is ...

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The Raiders just can’t catch a break

When fans saw Raiders quarterback and Fresno State alum Derek Carr lie motionless on the turf in Mile High Stadium in Denver, no doubt many were thinking: Oh no. Not again. Please not again. That’s what happens when your franchise ...

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Letter to the editor: Trump and the NFL

By Alex Vavoulis, Professor Emeritus at CSU Fresno It’s a shame that President Trump missed a good opportunity in the imbroglio that has occurred with the black players in the NFL kneeling on one knee for the playing of the national anthem. Perhaps no ...

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Big game features former Bulldogs

Even though Fresno State boasts 13 players on active NFL rosters, no Bulldogs played in the New England Patriots’ 34-28 victory over the Atlanta Falcons on Sunday evening at Super Bowl LI. While no one left their Bulldog spirit on ...

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Former ‘Dogs show out

With representatives of just about every single NFL team on board, several Bulldog football alumni competed in Pro Day, an event that players use to flash their talents and measurables to scouts leading up to the NFL Draft.

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Students weigh in on Super Bowl Sunday

The Super Bowl is this Sunday, and students here at Fresno State all have very different perspectives and reasons to watch the game.

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Football: Where are they now? A look at last year’s Bulldog seniors in the NFL

Derek Carr, QB, Oakland Raiders (0-7) Stats: 118/195, 1,189 yards, 8 TD Review: Carr earned All-America honors and Mountain West Offensive Player of the Year awards during his junior and senior seasons with the Bulldogs. Selected with the 36th overall ...

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NFL: Institutional negligence or willful ignorance?

The domestic violence case against former Ravens running back Ray Rice demonstrates not only a failure in character, but failure of those whose job it is to monitor that. While stories of what happened the night of Rice’s assault on ...

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Football season: A goodbye to social norms

Sunday marked the start of a new year. It wasn’t rung in at midnight with champagne, but rather by a 10 a.m. coffee at home, or bloody mary for those who ventured to the nearest sports bar. Ladies and gentlemen, ...

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Raiders name Derek Carr starting QB

On Monday, Oakland Raiders head coach Dennis Allen named former Fresno State Bulldog Derek Carr as the starting quarterback of the club next weekend. Carr beat out Matt Schaub, who had replaced Carr’s brother David in Houston in 2007, for ...

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Football: Derek Carr gets starting nod

On Monday, Oakland Raiders head coach Dennis Allen named former Fresno State Bulldog Derek Carr as the starting quarterback of the club next weekend.

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Pro Day Progress

To Fresno State quarterback Derek Carr, it was “just another workout.”

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Super Bowl Previews

With two days left until the Super Bowl, The Collegian staff members predict who will win Super Bowl XLVIII between the Denver Broncos and the Seattle Seahawks.

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NFL Pro Bowl Pros and Cons

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Fantasy Football, Week 10: The Collegian’s sports editor weighs with mid-season advice

We are halfway through the 2013 NFL season, and there have been a lot of surprises in the league (Kansas City Chiefs) and disappointments (New York Giants). It is also a bye week for many teams, which means people are ...

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NFL Hall of Famer talks business success

Former NFL player and entrepreneur Ronnie Lott shared advice for success at the eighth annual Central Valley Venture Forum Tuesday. Lott delivered his keynote speech about business, success and what he learned from his Hall of Fame career.

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Wylie becomes a Chief

Senior standout receiver Devon Wylie became the 68th Bulldog to be drafted into the NFL when the Kansas City Chiefs selected him with the 107th overall pick in the fourth round on Saturday. Current and former teammates took to Twitter to express their congratulations of Wylie being picked up by the Chiefs.

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