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Florida hires McElwain as football coach

...1995-99), Louisville (2000-02), Michigan State (2003-05), the NFL's Oakland Raiders (2006) and Fresno State (2007). At Fresno State, his offense averaged 419.5 yards and 32.9 points a game, which got Saban's attention.Florida...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2014-12-04/florida-hires-mcelwain-fo
Fresno State 'fired up' to face Southern Cal in Las Vegas Bowl

LAS VEGAS - Although Fresno State fell one win short of a BCS berth...pretty fired up about being here," Fresno State receiver Davante Adams said...on the first day of bowl season:? Fresno showcase.The Mountain West champions...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2013-12-20/fresno-state-fired-face-s
SMU's defense overwhelms Fresno State in Hawaii Bowl

...University staff to put together film of Fresno State for him to study.He hit the Bulldogs...seven sacks, more than twice the most Fresno State had given up in a game all year...Hunt). You know, they beat us," Fresno State coach Tim DeRuyter said. "We tried...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2012-12-25/smus-defense-overwhelms-f
Backup QB sparks LSU; Fresno State's BCS bowl hopes dashed

...4-4 Mountain West) ended a run toward a possible BCS bowl by Fresno State (10-1, 7-1).Carr threw for 519 yards and six...but threw a fourth-quarter interception. The loss ended Fresno State's chances to beat out Northern Illinois for a spot in...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2013-11-30/backup-qb-sparks-lsu-fres
Fresno St. beats California

...might have meant the most to him. Ninth-seeded Fresno State beat No. 8 California 82-70 in the first...first round to 17-1, but this was his first at Fresno State. "Fresno is a very special place for me. It's my alma mater...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/03/17/nca_307915.shtml
College basketball
Fresno police shoot, kill ex-49er Neville in standoff

FRESNO, Calif. -- Tom Neville, a 350-pound...received about a dozen gunshot wounds, Fresno County Coroner David Hadden said. Neville...after Neville escaped Cedar Vista Hospital Fresno on Friday night, police Lt. John Fries...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/05/11/oth_227932.shtml
Other sports
Fresno president warns team

FRESNO, Calif. -- Fresno State president John Welty said he will pull the school's basketball...television show also delved into the various problems that have hit the Fresno State program since Tarkanian took over three years ago. Tarkanian...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/03/19/oth_224437.shtml
Other sports
Fresno St. reaches CWS finals

OMAHA, Neb. - Fresno State's improbable postseason run will...College World Series on Sunday night. Fresno State (45-30) will play Georgia...third straight appearance in the finals. Fresno is the first No. 4 regional seed to make...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/06/23/bas_463217.shtml
Baseball
Fresno drops from BCS dreamer to WAC doormat

FRESNO, Calif. - The Bowl Championship Series is safe from Fresno State coach Pat Hill for another year. In just eight...small-conference schools plotting an assault on the BCS. Instead, Fresno State (3-2, 0-2) is off to its worst start in...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/10/11/col_430943.shtml
College
Jilted Fresno State in grudge match against Utah

...Utah coach Ron McBride understands Fresno State's hurt. Once rivals in the same...Sixteen teams, that was too many ..." Fresno State (8-4) had hoped to join the...you feel bad? You got left out,' " Fresno State coach Pat Hill said. "I don't...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/12/18/col_278328.shtml
College