2011 Fresno State Bulldogs football team
|2011 Fresno State Bulldogs football|
|Conference||Western Athletic Conference|
|2011 record||4–9 (3–4 WAC)|
|Head coach||Pat Hill (15th year)|
|Defensive coordinator||Randy Stewart|
|2011 WAC football standings|
|Louisiana Tech $||6||–||1||8||–||5|
|San Jose State||3||–||4||5||–||7|
|New Mexico State||2||–||5||4||–||9|
As of December 24, 2011; Rankings from AP Poll
The 2011 Fresno State Bulldogs football team represented California State University, Fresno in the 2011 NCAA Division I FBS football season. The Bulldogs were led by 15th-year head coach Pat Hill and played their home games at Bulldog Stadium. They were members of the Western Athletic Conference (WAC). They finished the season 4–9, 3–4 in WAC play to finish in a three way tie for fourth place. Hill was fired at the end of the season after posting a record of 112–80 in 15 seasons. This was the Bulldogs last year as a member of the WAC. They joined the Mountain West Conference for the 2012 season.
|September 3||4:00 PM||vs. California*||Candlestick Park • San Francisco, CA (TicketCity Battle by the Bay)||CSNCA||L 21–36||31,563|
|September 10||4:00 PM||at No. 10 Nebraska*||Memorial Stadium • Lincoln, NE||BTN||L 29–42||85,101|
|September 17||7:00 PM||North Dakota*||Bulldog Stadium • Fresno, CA||ESPN3||W 27–22||27,542|
|September 24||2:00 PM||at Idaho||Kibbie Dome • Moscow, ID||WSN/ALT||W 48–24||15,110|
|October 1||6:15 PM||Ole Miss*||Bulldog Stadium • Fresno, CA||ESPN2||L 28–38||32,063|
|October 7||6:00 PM||No. 6 Boise State*||Bulldog Stadium • Fresno, CA (Battle for the Milk Can)||ESPN||L 7–57||33,871|
|October 15||7:00 PM||Utah State||Bulldog Stadium • Fresno, CA||ESPN3||W 31–21||28,854|
|October 22||1:00 PM||at Nevada||Mackay Stadium • Reno, NV||WSN||L 38–45||15,113|
|November 5||7:30 PM||Louisiana Tech||Bulldog Stadium • Fresno, CA (Battle for the Bone)||ESPNU||L 21–41||27,965|
|November 12||5:00 PM||at New Mexico State||Aggie Memorial Stadium • Las Cruces, NM||WSN/ALT||L 45–48||14,227|
|November 19||8:00 PM||at Hawaii||Aloha Stadium • Honolulu, HI||WSN/ALT||W 24–21||28,907|
|November 26||5:00 PM||San Jose State||Bulldog Stadium • Fresno, CA (Rivalry)||L 24–27||25,492|
|December 3||5:00 PM||at San Diego State*||Qualcomm Stadium • San Diego, CA||CBSSN||L 28–35||32,790|
|*Non-conference game. Homecoming. #Rankings from Coaches Poll released prior to game. All times are in Pacific Time.|
- "Fresno State Bulldogs vs. California Golden Bears Box Score". ESPN.com. Retrieved September 3, 2011.
- "Ole Miss Rebels vs. Fresno State Bulldogs Box Score". ESPN.com. Retrieved October 1, 2011.
- "Boise State Broncos vs. Fresno State Bulldogs Box Score". ESPN.com. October 7, 2011. Retrieved October 7, 2011.
- "Fresno State Bulldogs vs. Nevada Wolf Pack Box Score". ESPN.com. October 22, 2011.