> People > Austin Raphael The latest news from Breaking news and expert analysis on college sports, recruiting, fantasy football, NFL, outdoors, military, and more. > People > Austin Raphael en-us Copyright © 2016 and All rights reserved. This website is an unofficial and independent source of news and information, and is not affiliated with any school, team or league. Mon, 08 Feb 2016 18:57:26 GMT > People > Austin Raphael RSS Engine v1.1 (Server:CAMWEB02) 60 Positions Up for Grabs Fresno State wrapped up the final practice of training camp Friday evening inside Bulldog Stadium on the brand new FieldTurf. It was the final practice, as the Bulldogs will hold its second scrimmage of camp Saturday. After practice, head coach Pat Hill said, "Positions are always up for grabs." Check inside to see what spots have been the most contested in fall camp… 2047 Staff Sat, 20 Aug 2011 18:00:00 GMT 1 164 Fresno State fresnostate Scout Confidence Building After the end of spring football practice, there was not much confidence in the fullback and tight end positions. Even with a season-ending injury to junior Kulitapa Taumoepeau, Fresno State head coach Pat Hill is optimistic about the tight end and fullback spots as training camp heads into its final two days… 2047 Staff Thu, 18 Aug 2011 18:38:00 GMT 1 164 Fresno State fresnostate Scout Spring's Hot and Not-So-Hot Performers It was a no-hum, business as usual spring practice session in 2010 for the Fresno State Bulldog football program. While every position was essentially "open" for competition, there was no major overhaul in the two-deep. Nonetheless, there were some winners and losers this spring. Check inside for BB.C review of the hot and not-so-hot spring performers… 2047 BB.C Staff Fri, 07 May 2010 19:48:00 GMT 1 164 Fresno State fresnostate Scout BB.C TV: Scrimmage Highlights Did you miss last Saturday's scrimmage? BB.C has you covered with video highlights of the August 15 scrimmage… 2047 Mario Gomez Mon, 17 Aug 2009 09:43:00 GMT 1 164 Fresno State fresnostate Scout Spring Rewind: Spring Game Defense The defense dominated most of the spring, save the 86-31 dominating win the offense notched in the annual Spring Game. BB.C was there to see the plays unfold, and will take a more in depth glance back at what it may all mean for the upcoming season. There is a lot of potential and hope that fans who only witnessed the spring game may not have gotten to see… 2047 Mario Gomez Wed, 06 May 2009 05:01:00 GMT 1 164 Fresno State fresnostate Scout Defense Mid-Spring Report The defense has had seven practices thus far in spring ball to get its act together. Last season, the Fresno State defense was one of the worse statistically in the nation. But midway through spring ball, the defense is holding its own dominating last week's first spring scrimmage. Can they keep it up the second half of the spring? 2047 Staff Fri, 10 Apr 2009 20:11:00 GMT 1 164 Fresno State fresnostate Scout FS 2009 Spring FB Preview: Defense Spring practice begins Monday and that means the Bulldogs are gearing up to address its biggest pressing need this new season – defense. Still mourning the loss of defensive coordinator Dan Brown to cancer, the Bulldogs will rely on new DC Randy Stewart. While his defensive approach remains to be seen with this year, BB.C will look at the defense, unit by unit and speculate on schemes… 2047 Choua Yang Mon, 23 Mar 2009 09:17:00 GMT 1 164 Fresno State fresnostate Scout 10 Questions for Fall Practice While the Fresno State football team is full of veterans and loaded with experience, there are still many questions that need to be solved before they can even consider a run at a BCS bowl berth... 2047 Choua Yang Fri, 01 Aug 2008 17:15:00 GMT 0 164 Fresno State fresnostate photo by Ken Weisenberger for Scout 2008 Preview: Linebackers Fresno State has to replace one of the top linebackers in school history, Marcus Riley. But the cupboard is not bare. The ‘Dogs return starters Ben Jacobs and Quaadir Brown, and bring in a few recruits expected to contribute immediately. Not to mention, Nico Herron came on in the spring to solidify his spot on the strong side. 2047 Staff Thu, 03 Jul 2008 06:32:00 GMT 1 164 Fresno State fresnostate Scout 3/26 Fresno State Spring Practice Notebook The Bulldogs began spring ball in front of a decent group of fans Wednesday afternoon. It was also the debut of two new assistant coaches, offensive coordinator Doug Nussmeier and linebacker coach Will Plemons. "It's definitely not good enough to win, but good enough to start," QB Tom Brandstater said about the the first practice. BB.C has some news, notes, and quotes from the day's events. 2047 Mario Gomez Thu, 27 Mar 2008 10:28:00 GMT 1 164 Fresno State fresnostate Scout The Rookie Report Fresno State signed 25 players to scholarship this past February. After two weeks of fall camp and two scrimmages, some rooks are making huge impacts, others are still learning, and a few are not in camp for various reasons. breaks down the rooks' progress thus far in fall camp, their position on the depth chart, and the future of the few who are sitting out. 2047 Mario Gomez Tue, 21 Aug 2007 02:54:00 GMT 1 164 Fresno State fresnostate Devon Wylie/ Scout 8/15 Practice Update Fresno State capped its second day of two-a-days Wednesday night. The Bulldogs are grinding it out and resume practice this afternoon. Check out some of Wednesday's top performers… 2047 Staff Thu, 16 Aug 2007 17:11:00 GMT 1 164 Fresno State fresnostate Scout 8/13 Evening Practice Update Fresno State held its second consecutive evening practice Monday night. The temperature was cool and the light breeze was a welcome relief for the players. Regardless, this team continues to work hard as the season opener approaches. 2047 Staff Tue, 14 Aug 2007 06:51:00 GMT 1 164 Fresno State fresnostate Scout 8/13 Morning Practice Update Fresno State started week two of fall camp Sunday night after conducting a successful scrimmage Saturday night. Monday morning the Bulldogs were back to work in full pads. Seven Bulldogs sat out practice, and the vets and rooks started to get into contact drills with each other. 2047 Staff Mon, 13 Aug 2007 23:18:00 GMT 1 164 Fresno State fresnostate Scout Practice #4 Recap Fresno State has completed four days of fall camp. Coach Hill was very high on his team at Wednesday's Media Day. On Thursday, he was continuing to praise the work of his young team. 2047 Staff Fri, 10 Aug 2007 15:38:00 GMT 0 164 Fresno State fresnostate Scout Practice #2 Recap: The Rooks The second practice of call camp was a bit harder for the rooks. Monday the coaches took it a little easy on the youngsters but by late Tuesday morning, the fun and games were over. The incoming class of players is regarded as Coach Pat Hill's best ever, but that does not mean they are going to play. 2047 Staff Wed, 08 Aug 2007 15:13:00 GMT 0 164 Fresno State fresnostate Sharrod Davis/ Scout Newcomers Report Fresno State kicked off the start of fall camp Monday morning at 9 a.m. The first session of practice was for the newcomers, redshirts, and for those coming off injuries. has listed the incoming recruits of the 2007 class who practiced and those who did not attend. 2047 Staff Mon, 06 Aug 2007 22:05:00 GMT 1 164 Fresno State fresnostate Devon Wylie/ Scout Fall Camp Preview: Linebackers Fresno State must replace two three-year starters, but return two experienced linebackers with starting experience. Ahijah Lane started all 12 games last season. Marcus Riley started the first nine games of 2005 until a knee injury has hampered his playing time since. Both lead a deep group of talented linebackers into fall camp. 2047 Staff Thu, 02 Aug 2007 07:11:00 GMT 0 164 Fresno State fresnostate Quaadir Brown/ Scout Summer Workouts: 7/16 Update Future NFL stars were working out with Bulldogs Monday afternoon. Former Bulldog, and Tennessee Titan third round pick, Paul Williams was running routes and catching balls with another former ‘Dog, Joe Fernandez, who is trying to earn a spot with the Seattle Seahawks as an un-drafted free agent. 2047 Staff Tue, 17 Jul 2007 22:38:00 GMT 1 164 Fresno State fresnostate Scout Fresno State 2007 Recruiting Video Part 5 Part five of the 2007 recruiting video highlights five players: Clovis (Calif.) WR Matt Lindsey, West-Bakersfield (Calif.) QB/RB Ryan Mathews, Moorpark (Calif.) OT Kyle Rainer, Sonora (Calif.) LB Austin Raphael and East-Bakersfield (Calif.) TE Ryan Skidmore. 2047 Staff Sun, 18 Feb 2007 15:26:00 GMT 0 164 Fresno State fresnostate Scout