Football Season Opener

Brian Burrell
Brian  Burrell


Bakersfield, Calif.

High School:

Last College:
Bakersfield College

Height / Weight:
6-4 / 221




Fresno State Falls to Rice in Hawaii Bowl

Karl Mickelsen wins MVP for the Bulldogs


Bulldogs Claim West Division with Win Over Hawaii

Fresno State withstands late rally by Hawaii


Burrell Leads Fresno State Past Nevada, 40-20

Brian Burrell passed for 313 yards and accounted for five touchdowns


Bulldogs defeat San Diego State, 24-13

In their 1,000th game in program history, the Bulldogs defeat San Diego State.


Burrell leads Fresno State past New Mexico, 35-24

QB Brian Burrell led Fresno State to their second straight win.


Football at Boise State, 10/17/14, Photos by Geoff Thurner.

Football at Boise State, 10/17/14, Photos by Geoff Thurner, Copyright 2014.


Fresno State vs. UNLV (USA Today)

Fresno State vs. UNLV; photos by Stephen R. Sylvanie-USA TODAY Sports


San Diego State at Fresno State (USA Today)

San Diego State at Fresno State (USA Today); photos by Cary Edmondson-USA TODAY Sports


Southern Utah at Fresno State (USA Today)

Fresno State defeats Southern Utah; photos by Kyle Terada-USA TODAY Sports


Fresno State vs. Nebraska

Fresno State vs. Nebraska

Last updated on July 14, 2014

2012 (Sophomore): Saw action in five games as Derek Carr's primary backup ... was 7-for-12 passing on the season for 51 yards with no touchdowns and no interceptions ... rushed the ball five times for 10 yards with one TD, which came on a five-yard run at Wyoming ... completed first pass as a Bulldog versus Cal Poly on Sept. 7 ... went 2-of-2 for 23 yards on homecoming against UNLV and completed a season-long pass to Marcel Jensen for 15 yards ... transferred from Bakersfield College and enrolled at Fresno State for the start of the 2013 spring semester ... during the season, he was granted a medical hardship waiver from the NCAA for his freshman season at Bakersfield College, giving him three seasons of eligibility at Fresno State.

Prior to Fresno State: Burrell spent the 2011 and 2012 seasons as the quarterback at Bakersfield College ... started the first three games in 2011 before being sidelined the rest of the year with a broken collarbone ... led Bakersfield College to the 2012 CCCAA State Championship with an 11-2 record as a starter in 2012 ... was an CCCFCA Region IV All-State first-team selection and named to the Northern Conference first-team in the Southern California Football Association ... threw for 2,555 yards with 27 touchdown passes against seven interceptions in 2012.

High School: Threw for 1,414 yards and 17 touchdowns while completing 84 percent of his passes as a senior at Bakersfield High School ... also rushed 106 times for 827 yards and 14 TDs ... first-team South East Yosemite League selection

Personal: Born in Bakersfield, Calif. ... son of Tracy and Mark Burrell ... has two brothers, Brad and Drew ... majoring in communications.

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