Fresno State Rumors & News

  • Report: Ex-West Virginia quarterback Ford Childress to walk on at Fresno State

    The Score "Former West Virginia quarterback Ford Childress is heading west to restart his college career, intending to walk on at Fresno State this season, according to Jackson Moore of Scout. Childress played his freshman season for West Virginia in 2013, winning the starter position by the third week..." July 13

  • Highly rated receiver L.J. Reed among late additions to Fresno State recruiting class

    The Fresno Bee "Fresno State held back a handful of scholarships on national letter of intent signing day in February, a strategy that has played out well the past few years, and Monday added four-star wideout L.J. Reed from Tokay High-Lodi to its 2015 class. Reed, who had been committed to UCLA, is one of..." April 28

  • Fisher: FSU LB Matthew Thomas out for spring, 'probably' needs surgery

    Orlando Sentinel "Projected starting LB Matthew Thomas is expected to miss the remainder of the spring with a shoulder injury. “He’ll probably have to have surgery on it,” FSU coach Jimbo Fisher said. “It popped out. Popped out. It popped out a bunch of times last year, one game it popped out four different..." March 29

  • Fresno State spring football: Injured WR Delvon Hardaway, DE Todd Hunt each need surgery

    The Fresno Bee "Fresno State wide out Delvon Hardaway and defensive end Todd Hunt are each scheduled to have surgery on Wednesday and will be out for the remainder of the spring. Hardaway has a partial tear of the anterior cruciate ligament in a knee, will likely miss the start of the season and with a..." March 18

  • Fresno State quarterback Brian Burrell won’t return for final season

    The Fresno Bee "Fresno State quarterback Brian Burrell will not return for his senior season, leaving three young quarterbacks to compete for the starting job. Redshirt sophomore Zack Greenlee, redshirt freshman Kilton Anderson and true freshman Chason Virgil will take turns running the offense when spring..." February 09

  • Starting DE among four leaving Fresno State

    College Football Talk "The attrition train has hit Fresno State hard, especially along the defensive line. In a press release Friday night, the Bulldogs announced that four players — quarterback-turned-wide receiver Myles Carr, defensive end Maurice Poyadue, running back/defensive back/wide receiver Dillon Root and..." February 01

  • Pair of Fresno State DBs, including Arizona transfer, quit team

    College Football Talk "Fresno State’s secondary depth took an unexpected twin hit Tuesday. According to head coach Tim DeRuyter in a press release sent out late Tuesday night, both cornerback Bryan Harper and free safety Justin Holmes have decided to quit the Bulldogs football team. The moves apparently came from out..." October 01

  • Fresno State football kicker Colin McGuire Leaves the Program

    Mountain West Connection "The Fresno State Bulldogs have plenty of issues on their plate headed into next Saturday's game against the Utah Utes, but this one was unexpected: Colin McGuire, a sophomore from Austin, Texas, has left the program according to Robert Kuwada of the Fresno Bee." September 03

  • Fresno State WR Dillon Root suspended for season opener

    SI - College Football "Fresno State receiver and kick returner Dillon Root has been suspended for the team's Aug. 30 season opener against USC for violating athletic department policy, according to reports. Root switched to receiver in the spring after playing defensive back last season. He also averaged 21.5 yards..." August 25

  • Judge rules against NCAA in revolutionary O'Bannon case

    ESPN "In a landmark decision, a federal judge ruled Friday that the NCAA is in violation of the nation's antitrust laws by restricting the compensation that major college football and men's basketball student-athletes can receive for use of their names, images and likenesses. U.S. District Court..." August 09

  • Brandon Connette to Transfer to Fresno State

    Mountain West Connection "The rumor mill surrounding former Blue Devil Brandon Connette can slow to a halt now, courtesy of the man himself. Connette visited Fresno State yesterday afternoon and made the move official this evening, and players on Tobacco Road and in the Central Valley have been effusive with their..." April 25

  • Fresno State locks up Tim DeRuyter through 2018

    College Football Talk "Fresno State has locked up head coach Tim DeRuyter to a contract extension running through the 2018 season. The contract includes incentives for academic and competition goals as well as a bump in base salary. The contract includes a buyout clause as well. “We are elated and encouraged with the..." April 25

  • Report: Former Duke QB to visit Fresno State

    College Football Talk "Former Duke quarterback Brandon Connette is looking to move closer to his family back home for his final year of eligibility. Fresno State needs a starting quarterback. The two could be a match just waiting to seal the deal according to a report. Connette will visit Fresno State next week and..." April 16

  • Derek Carr says he's 'absolutely' best QB in draft

    CBS Sports "Derek Carr is one of the top quarterbacks in a draft class without a clear-cut top guy. Coming out of Fresno State, he's got a lot going for him. Including confidence. Carr said on NFL AM Tuesday morning that he's "absolutely" the best quarterback in this class. "Absolutely. And I say that..." April 15

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    Ian Rapoport @RapSheet

    Fresno State QB Derek Carr is set to visit the Tampa Bay #Bucs on Wednesday, source says. He’ll visit the #Browns following week

  • Derek Carr played himself into first round after Pro Day

    NFL.com "A large crowd that included representatives from all 32 teams gathered for Fresno State’s pro day Thursday. No NFL head coaches were present, but each team had at least two or three reps, including the Vikings, who sent offensive coordinator Norv Turner and general manager Rick Spielman. The..." March 23

  • Derek Carr not sure if he’ll throw at combine

    Pro Football Talk "Derek Carr followed in his brother’s footsteps as the starting quarterback for Fresno State, but he’s not sure he’ll handle the combine the same way that David did before going first overall to the Texans in 2002. The Texans have the first overall pick of the draft again this year, but Derek..." February 08

  • Tim DeRuyter gets five-year extension with Fresno State

    CBS Sports "After leading his program to a 20-6 record and a 14-2 mark in conference play, Tim DeRuyter has been signed by Fresno State to a new five-year extension that'll take him through the 2018 season, a source told CBS on Sunday night. The 51-year-old DeRuyter was considered one of the top defensive..." January 20

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