After two strong seasons and two poor ones, Tim DeRuyter's second life as Fresno State's head coach begins in 2016. His Bulldogs have enough experience to go 8-4 and enough question marks to go 4-8.
Last week's win might have been a false flag for Fresno State, as Air Force rebounded from a disappointing loss to stay in the Mountain division race.
As the Bulldogs look to rebound from an underwhelming 2014, youth will be served one way or another.
Fresno State is going to be far too young and thin to do serious damage, but the Bulldogs could start to thrive again in 2016-17 if they keep the band together.
The battle for QB1 went under the public microscope this morning, but there were a few other things to take away from Saturday's scrimmage.
No, the Bulldogs still haven't named a starter at quarterback, but intrigue abounds beyond the biggest headline.
Media days have begun in earnest, and each team has released their initial two-deep for the upcoming season.