San Joaquin Valley Sun
Behind the legs of Ronnie Rivers and a stout defense, Fresno State overcame its issues from a poor Week 1 loss to beat Colorado State 38-17, picking up the first win under head coach Kalen DeBoer.
Facing the prospect of a short week and a fresh team on the other sideline didn’t deter the Bulldogs Thursday. Rivers, the senior running back, was sharp from the get-go and carried the ‘Dogs to victory, making an impact as a dual-threat out of the backfield.
After last week’s loss to Hawaii in which quarterback Jake Haener struggled and threw 3 interceptions, DeBoer said part of Haener’s mistakes included not checking down to Rivers and the other running backs enough.