2014 Fresno State Bulldogs football team

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2014 Fresno State Bulldogs football
Fresno State wordmark.png
MW West Division champion
Hawaii Bowl, L 6–30 vs. Rice
Conference Mountain West Conference
Division West Division
2014 record 6–8 (5–3 MW)
Head coach Tim DeRuyter (3rd season)
Offensive coordinator Dave Schramm (3rd season)
Defensive coordinator Nick Toth (3rd season)
Home stadium Bulldog Stadium
(Capacity: 41,031)
Seasons
← 2013
2015 →
2014 Mountain West football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
Mountain Division
No. 16 Boise State x$   7 1         12 2  
Colorado State   6 2         10 3  
Utah State   6 2         10 4  
Air Force   5 3         10 3  
New Mexico   2 6         4 8  
Wyoming   2 6         4 8  
West Division
Fresno State x   5 3         6 8  
San Diego State   5 3         7 6  
Nevada   4 4         7 6  
Hawaii   3 5         4 9  
San Jose State   2 6         3 9  
UNLV   1 7         2 11  
Championship: Boise State 28, Fresno State 14
  • $ – Conference champion
  • x – Division champion/co-champions
Rankings from AP Poll

The 2014 Fresno State Bulldogs football team represented California State University, Fresno in the 2014 NCAA Division I FBS football season. The Bulldogs were led by third-year head coach Tim DeRuyter and played their home games at Bulldog Stadium. They were members of the Mountain West Conference and completed in the West Division. They finished the season 6–8 overall and 5–3 in conference to tie for first place in the West Division, but due to their head-to-head win over San Diego State, they were crowned West Division champions. They lost to Mountain Division champion Boise State in the Mountain West Championship Game. They were invited to the Hawaii Bowl where they lost to Rice.

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent Site TV Result Attendance
August 30 4:30 PM at No. 15 USC* Los Angeles Memorial ColiseumLos Angeles, CA FOX L 13–52   76,037
September 6 12:00 PM at Utah* Rice-Eccles StadiumSalt Lake City, UT P12N L 27–59   45,864
September 13 7:30 PM Nebraska* Bulldog StadiumFresno, CA CBSSN L 19–55   41,031
September 20 7:00 PM Southern Utah* Bulldog Stadium • Fresno, CA MWN W 56–16   32,645
September 26 5:00 PM at New Mexico University StadiumAlbuquerque, NM ESPN2 W 35–24   21,005
October 3 7:00 PM San Diego State Bulldog Stadium • Fresno, CA (Battle for the Oil Can) CBSSN W 24–13   33,894
October 10 7:00 PM at UNLV Sam Boyd StadiumWhitney, NV CBSSN L 27–30 OT  15,398
October 17 5:00 PM at Boise State Albertsons StadiumBoise, ID (Battle for the Milk Can) ESPN L 27–37   35,008
November 1 7:45 PM Wyoming Bulldog Stadium • Fresno, CA ESPN2 L 17–45   32,164
November 8 7:30 PM San Jose Statedagger Bulldog Stadium • Fresno, CA (Valley Cup) CBSSN W 38–24   36,909
November 22 7:30 PM at Nevada Mackay StadiumReno, NV ESPNU W 40–20   21,446
November 29 4:00 PM Hawaii Bulldog Stadium • Fresno, CA MWN W 28–21   32,580
December 6 7:00 PM at No. 22 Boise State Albertsons Stadium • Boise, ID (MWC Championship Game) CBS L 14–28   26,101
December 24 5:00 PM vs. Rice* Aloha StadiumHonolulu, HI (Hawaii Bowl) ESPN L 6–30   25,365
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll released prior to game. All times are in Pacific Time.
Schedule Source:[1]

Game summaries[edit]

USC[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Bulldogs 0 7 6 0 13
#15 Trojans 21 10 21 0 52

Fresno State[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Bulldogs 0 7 7 13 27
Utes 17 14 14 14 59

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2014 Fresno State Bulldogs Football Schedule". FB Schedules. Retrieved February 23, 2014.