1988 Fresno State Bulldogs Football Team
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1988 Fresno State Bulldogs Football Team
1988 Fresno State Bulldogs football
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Big West champion
California Bowl champion
ConferenceBig West Conference
1988 record10-2 (7-0 Big West)
Head coachJim Sweeney (11th season)
Home stadiumBulldog Stadium
(Capacity: 30,000)
Seasons
← 1987
1989 →
1988 Big West Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Fresno State $ 7 0 0     10 2 0
Cal State Fullerton 5 2 0     5 6 0
Utah State 4 3 0     4 7 0
San Jose State 4 3 0     4 8 0
UNLV 3 4 0     4 7 0
Long Beach State 3 4 0     3 9 0
Pacific (CA) 2 5 0     2 9 0
New Mexico State 0 7 0     1 10 0
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1988 Fresno State Bulldogs football team represented California State University, Fresno[note 1] during the 1988 NCAA Division I-A football season as a member of the Big West Conference.[note 2] The team was led by head coach Jim Sweeney, in his eleventh year, and they played their home games at Bulldog Stadium in Fresno, California. They finished the 1988 season as champion of the Big West, with a record of ten wins and two losses (10-2, 7-0 Big West).

Fresno State earned their third Division I-A postseason bowl game after the 1988 season. They played the Mid-American Conference (MAC) champion Western Michigan Broncos in the eight annual California Bowl in Bulldog Stadium on December 18. The Bulldogs lengthened their Division I-A Bowl unbeaten streak to three games by beating Western Michigan, 35-30.

Schedule

DateOpponentSiteResultAttendance
September 3at New Mexico*W 68-2118,061
September 10at Colorado*L 3-4532,417
September 17New Mexico StateW 41-034,459
September 24McNeese State*
  • Bulldog Stadium
  • Fresno, CA
W 49-034,503
October 1at Oregon State*L 10-2128,179
October 8at Cal State FullertonW 23-10[1]5,108
October 15Utah State
  • Bulldog Stadium
  • Fresno, CA
W 51-10[2]34,942
October 29at San Jose StateW 17-1521,367
November 5Pacific (CA)
  • Bulldog Stadium
  • Fresno, CA
W 34-034,436
November 12at UNLVW 31-1423,408
November 19Long Beach State[note 3]
  • Bulldog Stadium
  • Fresno, CA
W 31-332,774
December 14Western Michigan*
W 35-3031,272
  • *Non-conference game

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Team players in the NFL

The following were selected in the 1989 NFL Draft.[6][7]

Player Position Round Overall NFL team
Tracy Rogers Linebacker 7 190 Houston Oilers

Notes

  1. ^ The official name of Fresno State has been California State University, Fresno since 1972. However, it is still commonly known as Fresno State.
  2. ^ The Big West Conference had previously been known as the Pacific Coast Athletic Association from its founding in 1969 through 1987.
  3. ^ The official name of Long Beach State has been California State University, Long Beach since 1972. However, it is still commonly known as Long Beach State.

References

  1. ^ "Southland". The Los Angeles Times. Los Angeles, California. October 9, 1988. p. III-23. Retrieved 2017 – via Newspapers.com.open access
  2. ^ "College Football". The Los Angeles Times. Los Angeles, California. October 17, 1988. p. III-20. Retrieved 2017 – via Newspapers.com.open access
  3. ^ "Fresno State 1988 Schedule". Retrieved 2016.
  4. ^ "Fresno State 2016 Media Guide" (PDF). Retrieved 2016.
  5. ^ "Fresno State Yearly Results". Retrieved 2017.
  6. ^ "1989 NFL Draft". Retrieved 2016.
  7. ^ "Fresno St. Players/Alumni". Retrieved 2016.

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