2004 Fresno State Bulldogs football team

The 2004 Fresno State football team represented California State University, Fresno in the 2004 NCAA Division I-A football season. They played their home games at Bulldog Stadium in Fresno, California and were coached by Pat Hill.

2004 Fresno State Bulldogs football
Fresno State Wordmark.gif
MPC Computers Bowl champion
MPC Computers Bowl, W 37–34 OT vs. Virginia
ConferenceWestern Athletic Conference
Ranking
CoachesNo. 22
APNo. 22
2004 record9–3 (5–3 WAC)
Head coachPat Hill (8th as HC, 14th overall season)
Offensive coordinatorFrank Cignetti Jr. (3rd season)
Defensive coordinatorDan Brown (3rd as DC, 8th overall season)
Home stadiumBulldog Stadium
(Capacity: 41,031)
Seasons
← 2003
2005 →
2004 Western Athletic Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
No. 12 Boise State $   8 0         11 1  
UTEP   6 2         8 4  
No. 22 Fresno State   5 3         9 3  
Louisiana Tech   5 3         6 6  
Hawaii   4 4         8 5  
Nevada   3 5         5 7  
Tulsa   3 5         4 8  
SMU   3 5         3 8  
Rice   2 6         3 8  
San Jose State   1 7         2 9  
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

PersonnelEdit

Coaching StaffEdit

Name Position Seasons at
Fresno State
Alma Mater
Pat Hill Head coach 8 UC Riverside (1973)
Frank Cignetti Jr. Offensive coordinator 3 Indiana (PA) (1988)
Dan Brown Defensive coordinator 8
Source:

RosterEdit

ScheduleEdit

DateTimeOpponentRankSiteTVResultAttendance
September 52:30 pmat Washington*FSNW 35–1665,345
September 119:00 amat No. 13 Kansas State*FSNW 45–2146,468
September 187:00 pmPortland State*No. 19W 27–1742,662
October 24:00 pmat Louisiana TechNo. 17
BSNL 21–2818,330
October 97:00 pmUTEP
  • Bulldog Stadium
  • Fresno, CA
L 21–2440,407
October 237:15 pmat No. 19 Boise StateESPN2L 16–3330,623
October 307:00 pmSMU
  • Bulldog Stadium
  • Fresno, CA
W 42–037,604
November 612:00 pmat RiceBSNW 52–2118,407
November 127:30 pmHawaii
  • Bulldog Stadium
  • Fresno, CA
ESPNW 70–1438,956
November 206:00 pmNevada
  • Bulldog Stadium
  • Fresno, CA
BSNW 54–1739,256
November 272:00 pmat San Jose StateBSNW 62–2828,867
December 2711:00 amvs. No. 18 Virginia*ESPNW 37–34 OT28,516
  • *Non-conference game
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game
  • All times are in Pacific time

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Game SummariesEdit

at WashingtonEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Bulldogs 0 7 7 21 35
Huskies 0 7 3 6 16
Overall record Last meeting Result
0-1 1979 49-14, WASH

at No. 13 Kansas StateEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Bulldogs 14 17 7 7 45
No. 13 Wildcats 7 7 0 7 21
Overall record Last meeting Result
First meeting

Portland StateEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Vikings 0 7 3 7 17
Bulldogs 7 17 0 3 27
Overall record Last meeting Result
2003 FRES, 42-16

at Louisiana TechEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Fresno State Bulldogs 10 3 0 8 21
Louisiana Tech Bulldogs 0 7 7 14 28
Overall record Last meeting Result
5-0 2003 FRES, 16-6

UTEPEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Miners 7 10 0 7 24
Bulldogs 7 0 7 7 21
Overall record Last meeting Result
8-2-1 2003 FRES, 23–20

at No. 16 Boise StateEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Bulldogs 0 3 7 6 16
No. 16 Broncos 7 9 7 10 33
Overall record Last meeting Result
3-3 2003 BSU, 31-17

SMUEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Mustangs 0 0 0 0 0
Bulldogs 14 21 7 0 42
Overall record Last meeting Result
4-1 2003 FRES, 20-11

at RiceEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Bulldogs 21 7 24 0 52
Owls 0 7 0 7 14
Overall record Last meeting Result
5-0 2003 FRES, 31–28

HawaiiEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Warriors 0 0 7 7 14
Bulldogs 21 28 7 14 70
Overall record Last meeting Result
18–17–1 2003 HI, 55-28

NevadaEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Wolf Pack 7 3 7 0 17
Bulldogs 13 20 14 7 54
Overall record Last meeting Result
21–13–1 2003 FRES, 27-10

at San Jose StateEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Bulldogs 14 27 7 14 62
Spartans 7 7 7 7 28
Overall record Last meeting Result
33-32-3 2003 FRES, 41-7

vs. No. 18 Virginia (2004 MPC Computers Bowl)Edit

1 2 3 4OT Total
No. 18 Cavaliers 14 7 3 73 34
Bulldogs 7 3 7 146 37
Overall record Last meeting Result
First meeting

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2012-11-19. Retrieved 2012-10-22.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)