Fresno State enjoyed it’s best season in school history by going 12-2 under 2nd year Head Coach Jeff Tedford while finishing #18 in the final AP FBS poll.

This historic run was powered offensively by the dynamic sophomore running back duo of Ronnie Rivers & Jordan Mims who displayed their skills on the ground and catching passes out of the backfield from QB Marcus McMaryion.  Fresno State has done a nice job of recruiting the Bay Area as Rivers played for Freedom HS (Oakley, CA) and Mims played for Menlo-Atherton HS (Atherton, CA).

– Fresno State Bulldogs (12-2) Finished #18 in FBS Final AP Poll
– 2018 Mountain West Conference Champions
– Won 2018 Las Vegas Bowl vs. Arizona State (Pac-12)
Sophomore RB Ronnie Rivers (Freedom High School – NCS)
2018 Season Stats:  1,192 Total Yards & 13 Total TD’s

RB #20 Ronnie Rivers (Freedom HS) – father Ron is Fresno State’s second-leading rusher (3,473) in school history, who played at Fresno State from 1991-93.


Sophomore RB Jordan Mims (Menlo-Atherton – CCS)
2018 Season Stats:  722 Total Yards & 8 Total TD’s

RB #22 Jordan Mims (Menlo-Atherton)

Junior TE Jared Rice Jr. (Central Catholic HS, Modesto, CA- SJS) also contributed heavily to this great Bulldog season by earning 2nd Team All-Mountain West Conference honors while catching 55 passes for 664 yards & 3 TD’s.

TE #16 Jared Rice Jr. (Central Catholic – Modesto)

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