After delivering the U.S. its first Olympic heavyweight boxing medal in 33 years, Richard Torrez Jr. is making the leap to pro boxing.
Coming off the bye week, Fresno State has a short final week of the season ahead of a trip to San Jose to face the rival Spartans on Thanksgiving.
The ‘Dogs had a solid bounce-back game against New Mexico. With a week’s worth of waiting, now what?
As Fresno State’s 17 seniors took the field at Bulldog Stadium for the final time in their careers, the Bulldogs sent them off with a dominant 34-7 win over New Mexico.
“Those guys are absolutely crushed,” offensive coordinator Ryan Grubb said. “They’re embarrassed and really hurt with what happened out on the field on Saturday. In no way was that a reflection of their preparation or how hard they played.”
In front of the first sold out crowd in seven years, Fresno State played its worst football all season.
The 13-person committee which decides the four teams that make the College Football Playoff at the end of the season ranked Fresno State No. 23 in its first poll, which was released Tuesday evening.
When the Bulldogs take the field on Saturday, they will see an unusual sight on the opposing sideline: a middle of the pack Boise State team.
Following a win over then-No. 21 San Diego State on Saturday, the Bulldogs have returned to the Associated Press Top 25 rankings, coming in at No. 25.
Fresno State jumped out to an early lead over No. 21 San Diego State and powered through for the 30-20 win, handing the Aztecs their first loss of the season as the Bulldogs moved into the driver’s seat in the conference.