Fresno State Bulldogs

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The Fresno State Bulldogs are the intercollegiate athletic teams that represent California State University, Fresno (commonly referred to as Fresno State). The university is a member of NCAA Division I's Mountain West Conference (MW). It was a member of the Western Athletic Conference from 1992 until 2012, when it left for the Mountain West alongside fellow WAC member Nevada.

Fresno State had also been a member of the Big West Conference since the 1969-70 (the conference was known as the Pacific Coast Athletic Association at that time until 1988), and a member of the California Collegiate Athletic Association from its beginning in the 1939–40 season (when Fresno State was in NCAA Division II).

Football

Fresno State Bulldogs college football
First Season
1921
Team History
Fresno State Bulldogs (1921-present)
Conference
Mountain West Conference (2012-present)
Western Athletic Conference (1992-2011)
Big West Conference (1969-91)
California Collegiate Athletic Association (1939-50, 1953-68)
Far Western Conference (1925-40)
California Coast Conference (1922-24)
Independent (1921)
Venue
Bulldog Stadium (1980-present)
Ratcliffe Stadium (1926-79)
Key People
Players • Coaches


Programs by season

1950s

Season/Date Opponent Venue
1951
November 3 vs. San Diego State Ratcliffe Stadium

1960s

1960
September 24 vs. Hawaii Ratcliffe Stadium
1968
September 28 at San Jose State Spartan Stadium

1970s

Season/Date Opponent Venue
1976
October 23 at San Jose State Spartan Stadium
1978
October 7 at San Diego State San Diego Stadium

1980s

Season/Date Opponent Venue
1988
September 17 vs. New Mexico State Bulldog Stadium

1990s

Season/Date Opponent Venue
1991
December 14 vs. Bowling Green Bulldog Stadium
1992
December 29 vs. USC Anaheim Stadium

2000s

Season/Date Opponent Venue
2005
December 31 vs. Tulsa Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium
2006
September 16 at Washington Husky Stadium

2010s

Season/Date Opponent Venue
2010
December 18 vs. Northern Illinois Bronco Stadium
2011
September 10 at Nebraska Memorial Stadium

Media guides and yearbooks

Media guides

1980s 1982
Mountain West Conference
Full Members Air Force Falcons • Boise State Broncos • Colorado State Rams • Fresno State Bulldogs • Hawaii Rainbow Warriors • Nevada Wolf Pack • New Mexico Lobos • Utah State Aggies • San Diego State Aztecs • San Jose State Spartans • UNLV Rebels • Utah State Aggies • Wyoming Cowboys
Basketball Venues Moby Arena
Football Venues University Stadium
FBS Conferences American Athletic Conference • Atlantic Coast Conference • Big 12 Conference • Big Ten Conference • Conference USA • Mid-American Conference • Mountain West Conference • Pac-12 Conference • Southeastern Conference • Sun Belt Conference
FCS Conferences Big Sky Conference • Big South Conference • Colonial Athletic Association • Ivy League • Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference • Missouri Valley Football Conference • Northeast Conference • Ohio Valley Conference • Patriot League • Pioneer Football League • Southern Conference • Southland Conference • Southwestern Athletic Conference
Other Conferences Current: ASUN Conference • Big East Conference • West Coast Conference
Former: Big Eight Conference