1990 Fresno State Bulldogs football team

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1990 Fresno State Bulldogs football
Fresno State wordmark.png
Conference Big West Conference
1990 record 8–2–1 (5–1–1 Big West)
Head coach Jim Sweeney (13th season)
Home stadium Bulldog Stadium
(Capacity: 30,000)
Seasons
← 1989
1991 →
1990 Big West Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
San Jose State $ 7 0 0     9 2 1
Fresno State 5 1 1     8 2 1
Utah State 5 1 1     5 5 1
Long Beach State 4 3 0     6 5 0
UNLV 3 4 0     4 7 0
Pacific (CA) 2 5 0     4 7 0
New Mexico State 1 6 0     1 10 0
Cal State Fullerton 0 7 0     1 11 0
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1990 Fresno State Bulldogs football team represented California State University, Fresno[note 1] during the 1990 NCAA Division I-A football season as a member of the Big West Conference. The team was led by head coach Jim Sweeney, in his thirteenth year, and played home games at Bulldog Stadium in Fresno, California. They finished the 1990 season with a record of eight wins, two losses and one tie (8–2–1, 5–1–1 Big West).

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent# Rank# Site Result Attendance
September 1 Eastern Michigan* Bulldog StadiumFresno, CA W 41–10   32,188
September 8 New Mexico* Bulldog Stadium • Fresno, CA W 24–17[1]   34,097
September 15 at Utah* Rice StadiumSalt Lake City, UT W 31–7   29,023
September 22 New Mexico State Bulldog Stadium • Fresno, CA W 42–3[2]   32,698
September 29 Cal State Fullerton No. 24 Bulldog Stadium • Fresno, CA W 38–3[3]   33,624
October 6 at Northern Illinois* No. 24 Huskie StadiumDeKalb, IL L 18–73[4]   18,067
October 13 Utah State Bulldog Stadium • Fresno, CA T 24–24   33,519
October 20 Long Beach State[note 2] Bulldog Stadium • Fresno, CA W 28–16[5]   32,219
November 3 at UNLV Sam Boyd Silver BowlWhitney, NV W 45–18   16,846
November 10 Pacific (CA) Bulldog Stadium • Fresno, CA W 48–17[6]   31,821
November 17 at San Jose State Spartan StadiumSan Jose, CA (Rivalry) L 7–42[7]   31,218
*Non-conference game. #Rankings from AP Poll.

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Team players in the NFL[edit]

The following were selected in the 1991 NFL Draft.[11][12]

Player Position Round Overall NFL team
Aaron Craver Running back 3 60 Miami Dolphins

The following finished their college career in 1990, were not drafted, but played in the NFL.

Player Position First NFL team
Courtney Griffin Defensive back 1993 Los Angeles Rams

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ The official name of Fresno State has been California State University, Fresno since 1972. However, it is still commonly known as Fresno State.
  2. ^ The official name of Long Beach State has been California State University, Long Beach since 1972. However, it is still commonly known as Long Beach State.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Big West". The Los Angeles Times. Los Angeles, California. September 9, 1990. p. C25. Retrieved April 21, 2017 – via Newspapers.com.open access publication – free to read
  2. ^ "Southland". The Los Angeles Times. Los Angeles, California. September 23, 1990. p. C18. Retrieved April 21, 2017 – via Newspapers.com.open access publication – free to read
  3. ^ "Southland". The Los Angeles Times. Los Angeles, California. September 30, 1990. p. C20. Retrieved April 21, 2017 – via Newspapers.com.open access publication – free to read
  4. ^ "Big West". The Los Angeles Times. Los Angeles, California. October 7, 1990. p. C22. Retrieved April 21, 2017 – via Newspapers.com.open access publication – free to read
  5. ^ "Big West". The Los Angeles Times. Los Angeles, California. October 21, 1990. p. C19. Retrieved April 21, 2017 – via Newspapers.com.open access publication – free to read
  6. ^ "Big West". The Los Angeles Times. Los Angeles, California. November 11, 1990. p. C18. Retrieved April 21, 2017 – via Newspapers.com.open access publication – free to read
  7. ^ "Big West". The Los Angeles Times. Los Angeles, California. November 18, 1990. p. C21. Retrieved April 21, 2017 – via Newspapers.com.open access publication – free to read
  8. ^ "Fresno State 1990 Schedule". Retrieved December 12, 2016.
  9. ^ "Fresno State 2016 Media Guide" (PDF). Retrieved December 8, 2016.
  10. ^ "Fresno State Yearly Results". Retrieved January 7, 2017.
  11. ^ "1991 NFL Draft". Retrieved December 7, 2016.
  12. ^ "Fresno St. Players/Alumni". Retrieved December 12, 2016.