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Bulldogs face tough test with Wolfpack

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It’s a showdown Saturday in Reno, Nev. as Fresno State tries to make it four wins in a row and maintain their Mountain West Conference title hopes.

The Bulldogs (7-3, 5-1) put themselves back into the MWC championship driver’s seat after last week’s 45-10 win over Hawaii, and Boise State’s 21-19 loss to San Diego State.

This week will be a much tougher test as the Wolf Pack boasts the No. 1 running back in the country, junior Stefphon Jefferson from Visalia's El Diamante High School, who averages 149 yards on the ground per game.

Fresno State head coach Tim DeRuyter knows just how difficult it can be to defend Nevada, as he served as defensive coordinator from 2005-06 for the Wolf Pack’s hall of fame head coach Chris Ault...


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