The Fresno State Bulldogs are nationally ranked in both the Associated Press Top 25 Poll and USA Today-AFCA Coaches Poll.
“The heart that this team has is just unbelievable,” running back Ronnie Rivers said after the game. “Not one time during that game did we not feel that we were going to win that game. It’s just an amazing feeling.”
Tom Flores, the Raiders great and freshly-minted inductee into the Pro Football Hall of Fame, is coming home this weekend.
While Fresno State’s defense was stout in the close loss to Oregon a couple weeks ago, it appears the Bulldogs will need to step up even more in order to beat UCLA on Saturday.
The Bruins team that Fresno State faces Saturday isn’t anywhere near the same one that the ‘Dogs beat 38-14 in 2018, just a few games into the tenure of Bruins’ head coach Chip Kelly.
Fresno State took care of business Saturday, bouncing back from the heartbreaking near-upset over Oregon a week before to blow out Cal Poly 61-10.
The NBA twins join another six San Joaquin Memorial alum being inducted into the school’s hall of fame for 2021.
Although the Bulldogs and Mustangs have not played since 2013, the rivalry goes all the way back to 1922 as the two sides are set to meet for the 45th time.
If it weren’t for three costly turnovers, Fresno State would have waltzed their way out of Autzen Stadium on Saturday having conquered Oregon, the 11th ranked team in the nation, with a fairly dominant performance.
Under the scorching sun on Saturday, with temperatures reaching as high as 154 degrees on Bulldog Stadium’s turf, Jake Haener, Ronnie Rivers, and Kalen DeBoer delivered their own heat on the scoreboard.