Karl Mickelsen wins MVP for the Bulldogs
Charles Washington is excited with the open competition to replace Phillip Thomas' spot at strong safety
43 Fresno State student-athletes earned 2012 Fall Academic All-Mountain West honors.
Charles Washington Interview, 2/27
The Bulldogs fall to Colorado State, on November 28, 2015.
Fresno State vs. UNLV (10/16/15)
Fall Camp - Aug. 21 (Courtesy of Kiel Maddox)
San Diego State at Fresno State (USA Today); photos by Cary Edmondson-USA TODAY Sports
Football Practice - 08-06-14 - Photos by Geoff Thurner, Copyright 2014.
2015 (Senior): Started the first four games of the season at cornerback before moving to strong safety where he started seven of the final eight games … missed the Air Force contest due to injury, which snapped his streak of 34 consecutive starts dating all the way back to the start of his sophomore season … posted 40 tackles on the year and six pass breakups, which tied for the second most on the team … in his first start of the season at strong safety, he recorded his only sack on the year and posted seven tackles in that game at San Diego State … posted season-highs in tackles (eight) and pass breakups (two) at BYU … seven of his eight stops in the BYU game were solo tackles.
2014 (Junior): Started all 14 games -- seven at cornerback, six at safety and one at nickle ... ranked fourth on the team in tackles with 78 -- second-most among defensive backs on the team and the eighth most total tackles among MW DBs ... his 5.6 tackles per game ranks No. 35 in the MW and No. 13 among defensive backs in the MW ... posted 5.0 tackles for loss on the season, the most by a Bulldog defensive back ... was one of three Bulldogs to register a team-high two interceptions -- a career single-season best ... broke up a single-season career-high seven passes in 2014, which ranked in a tie for second on the team ... led the team in tackles by posting a single-game career-high 11 stops at Utah on Sept. 6 ... led the team in tackles for loss at New Mexico on Oct. 10 - recorded a season-high 2.0 TFL ... snagged second career interception at UNLV on Oct. 10 and third career INT on Nov. 8 vs. San Jose State ... MW All-Academic team selection.
2013 (Sophomore): Named to the Mountain West All-Academic team ... started all 13 games for the Bulldogs - 11 at strong safety and two at corner ... was fourth on the team with 71 tackles ... his 8.0 tackles for a loss ranked in a tie for third on the team ... intercepted one pass on the year at Idaho, Oct. 5, a game in which he forced his only fumble of the season ... had a season-high 13 tackles in an overtime victory at San Diego State, Oct. 26 ... posted two sacks on the season ... started at cornerback the last two games of the season, both of which he recorded five tackles ... had two pass breakups - his only two of the season - in the Mountain West Championship game victory over Utah State out of the cornerback position.
2012 (Redshirt Freshman): Named to the Mountain West All-Academic team ... played in 12 of the 13 games on the season ... recorded 13 tackles ... had one fumble recovery in the San Diego State game when he also returned a blocked PAT for a two-point conversion ... had two pass breakups on the season ... his eight tackles (six on kickoff coverage, two on punt coverage) were the third-most special teams tackles on the team.
2011 (Freshman): Redshirted.
High School: Tallied 86 tackles as a senior in 2010 ... had 57 solos tackles and 29 assisted tackles ... recorded a season-high nine tackles in one game ... intercepted five passes ... rushed for 123 yards on seven carries ... recorded four touchdowns ... led Celts to an 8-4 finish in 2010 and was named the league's defensive MVP.
Personal: Born in Colorado ... was also recruited by Boise State, Iowa State, Nevada, Oregon, UCLA and Washington ... majoring in criminology corrections.
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