Seniors Alex Fifita and Ejiro Ederaine named second-team All-MW while Claudell Louis earns honorable mention nod
Senior outside linebacker seeks MW record on Saturday
Fresno State falls at home for just the third time in the last 21 home games
In the second season of divisional play for the conference, Fresno State is picked to win the West
Fresno State's Tyeler Davison, Ejiro Ederaine and Cody Wichmann all named to preseason watch list
The Bulldogs fall to Colorado State, on November 28, 2015.
Fresno State 42, Hawai'i 14
Fresno State vs. UNLV (10/16/15)
Photos from Utah State @ Fresno State on October 10, 2015.
Fall Camp - Aug. 21 (Courtesy of Kiel Maddox)
• Two-time, second-team All-Mountain West selection (2013, 2015)
• Finished collegiate career with 45.5 tackles for a loss, ranking No. 2 all-time in Mountain West history.
• Recorded 21.0 sacks in his career, ranking in a tie for No. 6 all-time in school history.
• Joined Alan Harper as just the second player in Fresno State history to post 15 or more tackles for a loss in two different seasons.
• At the time his career ended he ranked No. 3 among all active FBS players in career tackles for a loss and No. 10 in total sacks.
• Started in 36 consecutive games to close out his career.
• Posted 229 career tackles, 45.5 tackles for a loss, 21.0 sacks, three forced fumbles, five quarterback hurries and two interceptions.
• His 78-yard fumble recovery that he returned for a touchdown against San Diego State in 2013 is the longest fumble return for a touchdown in school history.
• Recorded 10 or more tackles in seven different games in his career.
2015 (Senior): Second-team All-Mountain West selection … started all 12 games, giving him 36 consecutive starts to close out his career … led the team in tackles with 99, which ranked No. 5 in the Mountain West … finished one tackle shy of becoming the first Bulldog since 2009 to post 100 tackles in a season … tied for the Mountain West lead in sacks with 9.0 on the year … ranked second in the Mountain West with 16.5 tackles for a loss, which tied for the sixth most in school single-season history - a mark he also posted as a sophomore in 2013 … his two interceptions tied for the most in the conference by a linebacker … one of just two players in the conference that posted a tackle for a loss in every game played in except for one … his six games with multiple tackles for a loss tied for the most games by any Mountain West defender … had multiple sacks in three games with a high of 2.0 at San Diego State when he finished that game with eight total tackles and three for a loss … posted a career-high 13 tackles against No. 21 Utah – one of four games on the season where he recorded 10 or more tackles … had two pass breakups at San Diego State to go with a sack and 10 tackles … forced a fumble on a sack in the BYU game … returned an interception 51 yards down to the Rainbow Warrior 14-yard line in a win at Hawai`i.
2014 (Junior): Started all 14 games at outside linebacker ... registered 64 tackles, including 44 solo stops ... posted 12.5 tackles for loss -- ranking No. 8 in the Mountain West ... ranked No. 10 in the MW with 0.89 TFLs per game ... led the team in tackles for loss in four games -- at USC (2.0), at Utah (2.0), vs. Wyoming (1.5) and at Boise State in the MW Championship Game (4.0) ... his 4.0 TFL in the MW Championship game tied for the single-game high among all MW players ... led the team with eight tackles in the MW title game, setting a season single-game high ... registered two sacks in 2014 -- 1.0 vs. Southern Utah and 1.0 vs. Wyoming ... broke up two passes (SDSU/Nevada) and forced a fumble against Southern Utah ... had a season-high 11 tackles in the Hawai`i Bowl against Rice.
2013 (Sophomore): Second-team All-Mountain West selection ... played in all 13 games and made starts in the last 10 games at outside linebacker ... led the team defense that ranked No. 6 in the FBS in sacks by posting 10 sacks individually ... ranked third in the Mountain West in sacks and a tie for 17th nationally ... had 16.5 tackles for a loss, which tied for sixth all-time in school history for a single-season, ranked third in the MW and 27th nationally ... registered 63 tackles for the season with 41 solo stops ... had an all-star performance at San Diego State with 4.5 tackles for loss, which ranked as the third-most for a single-game in the FBS ... also forced and returned a fumble 78 yards for a touchdown - the longest fumble return in school history - while notching a career-best 11 tackles and two sacks in the game ... was named the MW Defensive Player of the Week for his performance against the Aztecs ... had tackles at San Jose State ... tallied two sacks in the three different games ... had three quarterback hurries and two pass breakups during the season.
2012 (Freshman): Appeared in three games ... posted three tackles on the year, including two in the 69-14 win over Colorado on Sept. 15.
High School: Played outside linebacker for coach Jeff Steinders at Santiago High School ... first-team all-conference selection as a senior and second-team selection as a junior ... named team's defensive MVP as a senior when he was also a team captain.
Personal: Born in Pomona, Calif. ... son of Jackie and Edward Ederaine ... has one sister, Janai ... criminology-law enforcement major.
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