Karl Mickelsen wins MVP for the Bulldogs
'Dogs survive four second-half turnovers to defeat Hawai'i 42-37
50 Fresno State student-athletes were named Academic All-WAC for the spring sports season.
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Fresno State defeats New Mexico 63-28 on Senior Day, 11/23/13
The Bulldogs defeated Hawaii 45-10
Last updated on July 14, 2014
2013 (Junior): A 13-game starter at outside linebacker, he has now started in 26 consecutive games over the last two seasons and made 28 career starts ... had 45 tackles on the year, 9.0 tackles for a loss and five sacks ... he ranked second on the team in both tackles for a loss and sacks ... also registered five pass breakups, two quarterback hurries and one interception, which came in the Oct. 26 win at San Diego State - his first career interception ... in MW Championship game victory over Utah State, he recorded team highs in tackles for loss (2.0 - 12 yards) and sacks (2.0 - 12 yards) among his four tackles ... also had pair of sacks at Hawai'i among his three tackles, including a nine-yard QB wrap-up on Hawaii's final drive in the 42-37 win ... collected a season-high six tackles at San Diego State ... also stood third on team in tackles vs. Rutgers (5) with a tackle for loss ... had five games with four or more tackles.
2012 (Sophomore): Started all 13 games at outside linebacker ... tallied a total of 36 tackles and 28 unassisted tackles ... posted 10 tackles for a loss and four sacks on the season ... added one forced fumble, one pass breakup and three quarterback hurries ... recorded a season-best six tackles with two stops behind the line of scrimmage and one sack against SMU in the Sheraton Hawai'i bowl ... had four tackles against Tulsa and San Diego State ... against Nevada he posted two tackles for a loss of 15 yards ... had a sack and a forced fumble in the Nevada game that the Bulldogs were able to recover in the end zone for a touchdown.
2011 (Freshman): Appeared in every game as a true freshman, making two starts at defensive end ... recorded 12 tackles (seven solo and five assisted) ... posted four tackles for a loss of 27 yards ... had 2.5 sacks for a loss of 18 yards ... recorded first career sack against California on Sept. 3 ... posted a season-high two tackles four times on the year, the last being against San Diego State, a game in which he started ... his sack at SDSU was for a loss of nine yards ... also started the Sept. 24 game at Idaho and he finished that contest with two tackles and one tackle for a loss.
High School: Led Clovis West High School to the 2008 and 2010 Valley Championships ... as a senior, he was named the Valley Lineman of the Year, the Co-Defensive Player of the Year, selected first-team All-Valley and played on the winning City All-Star team ... in 2010, he had 81 tackles and nine sacks to break the school record for most sacks in a career that was set by his brother ... in 2009, Lewis recorded 52 tackles and seven sacks .. as a sophomore, he had 68 tackles with 12 sacks and one forced fumble.
Personal: Son of Karen and James Lewis .. has one brother, Chris, and one sister, April ... family has strong ties to Fresno State, as his father (1982-84) and brother (2009-10) played football for the Bulldogs while his sister was a track athlete ... brother also played in the AFL ... criminology-law enforcement major.
Donavon Lewis' Career Stats