The Fresno State Bulldogs haven’t had the laundry list of NFL superstars that other schools have had. As such, their bar for having your number retired isn’t as high. No slight to Logan Mankins, but Derek Carr might already be the best Fresno State alum to play in the NFL.
On Monday, the program announced that it will be retiring Carr’s #4 jersey during the season opener. The September 2nd matchup will pitt the Bulldogs against the Incarnate Word Cardinals.
Carr has been everything people thought his brother would be at the NFL level. To be fair, his brother might have been just as good if the Texans hadn’t employed an expansion draft offensive line.
Having recently signed a massive extension with the Raiders, he’s easily the highest paid football player to have donned the Bulldogs jersey. Now, nobody will wear it again.
Get your celebrations in against the Incarnate Word, Fresno State. The following week, they travel to Tuscaloosa to take on the Alabama Crimson Tide.
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