Fresno State received some due respect from Top 25 voters across the country on Sunday following its 40-37 comeback victory over No. 13 UCLA at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena. The Bulldogs, who two weeks earlier had a fourth-quarter lead at No. 11 Oregon before losing by one touchdown, hit the rankings at No. 22 in the Associated Press Top 25 and No. 25 in the Coaches Poll.
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Oregon State (2-1, 0-0 in Pac-12) at USC (2-1, 1-1) Oregon State update: The Beavers are coming off a 42-0 win over Idaho, their second win in a row and the second consecutive game in which they have scored over 40 points. The shutout win gave Oregon State the luxury of resting many of its starters in the second half this past weekend. … QB Chance Nolan has completed 70.3% of his passes for 634 yards, five touchdowns and no interceptions through three games, while RB B.J. Baylor has rushed for 264 yards and seven TDs. … The Oregon State defense ranks ninth nationally at tackles for loss, averaging nine per game. The Beavers allow on three TFLs per contest, making the line of scrimmage an important battle for this game.
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PASADENA — Fresno State’s Jake Haener was able to overcome a crushing hit to his left hip to lead the Bulldogs to an upset victory over No. 13 UCLA. Haener threw for 455 yards, including the go-ahead touchdown pass to Jalen Cropper with 14 seconds remaining, as the Bulldogs beat the Bruins 40-37 Saturday night at the Rose Bowl.
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Fresno State was first on the scoreboard thanks to a short rushing touchdown that was followed by a failed two-point attempt. UCLA answered with its own touchdown and successful point-after kick, ending the quarter up one point. The Bulldogs surged ahead to stay ahead with a second-quarter touch down and...
Photos from Los Angeles Times photographer Gina Ferazzi of Fresno State's upset of No. 13 UCLA at the Rose Bowl on Saturday night.