Global News – USA – FINAL: Fresno 38 State, Colorado 17 State


Kalen DeBoer of Fresno State claimed his first Bulldogs head coach victory Thursday night against Colorado State

Senior running back Ronnie Rivers scored three touchdowns and junior quarterback Jake Haener added 311 yards and three touchdowns to lead Fresno State to a 38-17 victory over Colorado State

The Bulldogs (1-1) amassed 432 yards overall and haven’t returned the ball once. Receiver Keric Wheatfall led the team with five catches for 87 yards

Rivers rushed for a peak 95 yards in 23 carries and scored on a 32-yard, one-yard dash He also found the end zone on a 13-yard reception in the first quarter

Defensively, Fresno State defensive lineman David Perales recovered a fumble in the fourth quarter Safety Evan Williams led the team with eight tackles, including seven solo Perales, Alex Dumais and Da’Marcus Johnson each had a bag

Tight former El Diamante Jared Torres and Tulare Union cornerback Randy Jordan both played in the game for Fresno State

Fresno State will travel to UNLV next week to take on the Rebels on November 7 at Allegiant Stadium

Fresno State senior running back Ronnie Rivers extended the Bulldogs’ lead to three TDs, 31-10, when he scored on a one-yard run at the end of the third period

Rams running back Marcus McElroy scored on a 15-yard run and they took a 10-7 lead with 13:57 left before halftime

Rams quarterback Todd Centeio racked up 29 yards on the scoring possession, including a pair of 11-yard gains

Bulldogs kicker Cesar Silva threw up a 24-yard attempt to tie the game at 10-all with 11 minutes left in the period

After forcing a three-and-one out, Fresno State regained the lead, 17-10, on a 32-yard run by senior running back Ronnie Rivers

On the play, Rivers took a short draw, smashed a tackle and scolded on the home sideline for six with 6:32 left in the period.

Bulldogs junior quarterback Jake Haener and running back Jordan Mims connected on a 15-yard strike to give Fresno State a 24-10 lead with 1:03 to go

Haener was super efficient in the first half, completing 14 of 17 passes for 210 yards and two touchdowns Rivers rushed for 52 yards and also caught five passes for 69 yards Mims also shot three passes for 48 yards

First-year starting quarterback Jake Haener slapped running back Ronnie Rivers on a 13-yard touchdown pass to give the Bulldogs a 7-0 lead

The Bulldogs hit 86 yards in 12 games on that drive Haener passed for 59 yards and Rivers and fullback Jordan Mims combined for 22 rushing yards

Fresno State was perfect on third down on their first offensive down, going 2 for 2 Mims also caught a 23-yard pass and Rivers made two catches for 21 yards on that possession Receiver Erik Brooks landed a 15-yard pass early on the run to move the chains

Colorado State responds on back-to-back possession Kicker Robert Liss logged on on a 24-yard attempt to cut the Bulldogs’ lead, 7-3, with 4:07 left in the first quarter

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Fresno State (0-1) is aiming to bounce back after suffering a season-opener loss to Hawai’i (1-0) on their return from the Mountain West Conference last weekend

Bulldogs host untested Colorado State (0-0) tonight at Bulldog Stadium Kick-off is at 7 pm Game is broadcast live on CBS Sports Network

Colorado State has yet to play a game this season The Rams have had their season opener against New Mexico canceled due to coronavirus concerns

Fresno State recorded four turnovers in their loss to Hawaii, but first-year coach Kalen DeBoer believes the Bulldogs can put the ship right if they perform at a high level and minimize mistakes

Colorado State leads all-time 10-5 streak The Rams beat the Bulldogs last season 41-31 on October 26, 2019

Fresno State hasn’t beaten Colorado State since 2012, when Oakland Raiders starting quarterback Derek Carr wore Bulldogs’ uniform

Although Fresno State surrendered over 500 yards of total attack, including over 300 yards on the ground, in Hawai’i last week, the Bulldogs showed defensive promise

Senior defensive end Kwami Jones became the first Bulldogs player in nearly three years to record three sacks in a game against Hawai’i

Jones, who wore a red shirt last year from injury, leads a Bulldogs defensive line that includes starters Kevin Atkins and David Perales

Atkins, a senior defensive tackle, recorded three tackles and a half-sack against Hawai’i Perales had six lineup tackles at the defensive end

Fresno State defensive back Bralyn Lux, a freshman in a red shirt, is second on the team with eight tackles He also had a forcible fumble and pass breakage against Hawai’i

Offensively, the Bulldogs are led by first-year starting quarterback Jake Haener (289 passing yards, touchdown), running back Ronnie Rivers (79 rushing yards, touchdown) and wide receiver Keric Wheatfall (three catches, 73 yards) Kicker Cesar Silva is a perfect 2 for 2 on the field this season, converting attempts from 22 and 25 yards, respectively

Starting tight end Juan Rodriguez was injured in the game at Hawai’i and will require end-of-season surgery, DeBoer said on his weekly ESPN 940 radio show on Tuesday.

Junior Raymond Pauwels Jr (6-4, 249) is listed as the Bulldogs’ starting tight end against Colorado State Rory Hanson (6-5, 255), a junior, will serve as Pauwels replacement

Vongni Yang is a sports reporter for the Visalia Times-Delta / Tulare Advance-Register He covers sports in Tulare County Follow him on Twitter @Vongni To support his continued coverage of local sports, subscribe today

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