2013 Fresno State Bulldogs football team

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2013 Fresno State Bulldogs football
Fresno State Wordmark.gif
Mountain West Champions
Mountain West West Division Champions
Las Vegas Bowl vs. USC, L 20–45
Conference Mountain West Conference
West Division
Ranking
BCS #20
2013 record 11–2 (7–1 MWC)
Head coach Tim DeRuyter (2nd year)
Offensive coordinator Dave Schramm (2nd year)
Defensive coordinator Nick Toth (2nd year)
Home stadium Bulldog Stadium
(Capacity: 41,031)
Seasons
« 2012 2014 »
2013 Mountain West Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
Mountain
Utah State x   7 1         9 5  
Boise State   6 2         8 5  
Colorado State   5 3         8 6  
Wyoming   3 5         5 7  
New Mexico   1 7         3 9  
Air Force   0 8         2 10  
West
Fresno State x   7 1         11 2  
San Diego State   6 2         8 5  
UNLV   5 3         7 6  
San Jose State   5 3         6 6  
Nevada   3 5         4 8  
Hawaii   0 8         1 11  
Championship: Fresno State 24, Utah State 17
† – Conference champion
x – Division champion/co-champions
Rankings from AP Poll

The 2013 Fresno State Bulldogs football team represented California State University, Fresno in the 2013 NCAA Division I FBS football season. The Bulldogs are were by second year head coach Tim DeRuyter and played their home games at Bulldog Stadium. They were members of the Mountain West Conference in the West Division. They finished the season 11–2, 7–1 in Mountain West play to win the West Division. They defeated Utah State in the inaugural Mountain West Championship Game to be crowned Mountain West Champions. They were invited to the Las Vegas Bowl where they were defeated by USC.

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
August 29 7:30 PM Rutgers* Bulldog StadiumFresno, CA ESPNU W 52–51 OT  33,098
September 7 7:00 PM #12 (FCSCal Poly* Bulldog Stadium • Fresno, CA ESPN3 W 41–25   33,260
September 14 11:00 AM at Colorado* Folsom FieldBoulder, CO P12N  CancelledA    
September 20 6:00 PM Boise State #25 Bulldog Stadium • Fresno, CA (Battle for the Milk Can) ESPN W 41–40   41,031
September 28 9:00 PM at Hawaiʻi #23 Aloha StadiumHonolulu, HI KSEE W 42–37   28,755
October 5 2:00 PM at Idaho* #21 Kibbie DomeMoscow, ID KSEE W 61–14   14,747
October 19 7:00 PM UNLVdagger #19 Bulldog Stadium • Fresno, CA W 38–14   37,604
October 26 7:30 PM at San Diego State #18 Qualcomm StadiumSan Diego, CA (Battle for the Oil Can) ESPN2 W 35–28 OT  32,707
November 2 7:30 PM Nevada #18 Bulldog Stadium • Fresno, CA ESPNU W 41–23   41,031
November 9 7:15 PM at Wyoming #17 War Memorial StadiumLaramie, WY ESPN2 W 48–10   15,700
November 23 4:00 PM New Mexico #16 Bulldog Stadium • Fresno, CA ESPNews W 69–28   41,031
November 29 12:30 PM at San Jose State #13 Spartan StadiumSan Jose, CA (Valley Cup) CBSSN L 52–62   23,574
December 7 8:00 PM Utah State #22 Bulldog Stadium • Fresno, CA (MWC Championship Game) CBS W 24–17   31,362
December 21 12:30 PM USC* #20 Sam Boyd StadiumWhitney, NV (Las Vegas Bowl) ABC L 20–45   42,178
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from Coaches Poll released prior to game. All times are in Pacific Time.

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Rankings[edit]


Ranking movements
Legend: ██ Increase in ranking. ██ Decrease in ranking.
NR = Not ranked. RV = Received votes. ( ) = First place votes.
Week
Poll Pre 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 Final 
AP RV RV RV RV 25 23 21 17 15 16 17 16 15 16 24 21 RV 
Coaches' RV RV RV 25 23 21 22 19 18 18 17 14 16 13 22 20 RV 
Harris Not released 18 18 18 17 13 14 13 22 20 Not released 
BCS Not released 17 16 16 14 15 16 23 20 Not released


Game notes[edit]

Rutgers[edit]

1 2 3 4 OT Total
Scarlet Knights 10 10 11 14 6 51
Bulldogs 7 14 7 17 7 52
Overall record Last meeting Result
1–0 2008 FRES, 24–7


Cal Poly[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
#12 (FCS) Mustangs 0 0 10 15 25
Bulldogs 10 24 7 0 41
Overall record Last meeting Result
31–10–2 2012 FRES, 38–17


@ Colorado[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Bulldogs 0
Buffaloes 0
Overall record Last meeting Result
2–4 2012 FRES, 69–14

This game was cancelled due to effects from the Boulder Creek flash floods.

Boise State[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Broncos 10 9 7 14 40
#25 Bulldogs 10 14 10 7 41
Overall record Last meeting Result
4–11 2012 BSU, 20–10


@ Hawaiʻi[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
#23 Bulldogs 14 7 21 0 42
Warriors 0 3 14 20 37
Overall record Last meeting Result
23–21–1 2012 FRES, 45–10


@ Idaho[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
#21 Bulldogs 28 19 7 7 61
Vandals 0 0 0 14 14
Overall record Last meeting Result
10–4 2011 FRES, 48–24


UNLV[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Rebels 0 14 0 0 14
#19 Bulldogs 14 14 10 0 38
Overall record Last meeting Result
11–4 1997 FRES, 46–28


@ San Diego State[edit]

1 2 3 4 OT Total
#18 Bulldogs 7 0 7 14 7 35
Aztecs 0 7 7 14 0 28
Overall record Last meeting Result
21–24–4 2012 FRES, 52–40


Nevada[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Wolf Pack 7 0 9 7 23
#18 Bulldogs 14 10 0 17 41
Overall record Last meeting Result
25–18–1 2012 FRES, 52–36


@ Wyoming[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
#17 Bulldogs 0 14 14 20 48
Cowboys 10 0 0 0 10
Overall record Last meeting Result
4–4 2012 FRES, 42–14


New Mexico[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Lobos 0 0 21 7 28
#16 Bulldogs 14 21 28 6 69
Overall record Last meeting Result
9–4 2012 FRES, 49–32


@ San Jose State[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
#13 Bulldogs 27 14 3 8 52
Spartans 21 21 10 10 62
Overall record Last meeting Result
39–34–3 2011 SJSU, 27–24


Utah State[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Aggies 0 7 0 10 17
#22 Bulldogs 3 14 7 0 24
Overall record Last meeting Result
16–10 2011 FRES, 31–21


USC–Las Vegas Bowl[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Trojans 14 21 3 7 45
#20 Bulldogs 6 0 7 7 20
Overall record Last meeting Result
1–1 2005 USC, 50–42

USC technically vacated the win in 2005. This is the second time the two teams have met in a bowl game with the other coming in the 1992 Freedom Bowl. Tracy Jones of the American Athletic Conference is the referee.

1st quarter scoring: USC - Marqise Lee 10-yard pass from Cody Kessler (Andre Heidari kick); FS - Isaiah Burse 8-yard pass from Derek Carr (Colin McGuire kick blockd); USC - Nelson Agholor 40-yard pass from Kessler (Heidari kick)

2nd quarter scoring: USC - Agholor 17-yard pass from Kessler (Heidari kick); USC - Javorius Allen 24-yard run (Heidari kick); USC - Lee 40-yard pass from Kessler (Heidari kick)

3rd quarter scoring: FS - Davante Adams 23-yard pass from Carr (McGuire kick); USC - Heidari 39-yard field goal

4th quarter scoring: FS - Derron Smith 41-yard interception return (McGuire kick) ; USC - Allen 1-yard run (Heidari kick)

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2013 Schedule". Fresno State Athletics. Retrieved December 1, 2013.