Karl Mickelsen wins MVP for the Bulldogs
Fresno State withstands late rally by Hawaii
Brian Burrell passed for 313 yards and accounted for five touchdowns
In their 1,000th game in program history, the Bulldogs defeat San Diego State.
QB Brian Burrell led Fresno State to their second straight win.
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Fresno State vs. Nebraska
Last updated on April 21, 2015
2014 (Junior): Named to the 2014 Academic All-Mountain West team... started in 13-of-14 games at quarterback for the `Dogs ... led Fresno State to the MW West Division title by winning its last three games of the regular season ... threw for 2,620 yards on the season with 22 touchdown passes and 18 interceptions ... completed 58.3 percent of his passes on the year ... rushed 110 times for 360 yards on the season, which ranks as the fourth-highest rushing total for a Bulldog quarterback ... scored three rushing touchdowns on the season, the longest being a 66-yard scoring run against No. 21 Nebraska ... that 66-yard run is the longest by any Bulldog quarterback this century ... had a career-high 332 yards passing - one of four 300-yard passing games on the season - in the 2014 Mountain West Championship game against No. 22 Boise State ... threw for a season-best four touchdowns and ran for another in a victory at Nevada on Nov. 22 ... ran for 50 or more yards in four games.
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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