Ryan Grubb

Fresno State

Offensive Coordinator/Quarterbacks

Conference: Mountain West

Coach Stats

Why should this nominee be considered for the Broyles Award?
Ryan Grubb has coached the Bulldogs offense to new heights since his time with the Bulldogs. This year specifically, Grubb has turned the Fresno State offense around and in to one of the top offenses in the Mountain West and in the country behind all-conference caliber players in each position group on the offensive side of the ball. Grubb is responsible for the play-calling duties for the Bulldog offense and has coached the ‘Dogs to key wins over ranked opponents and wins against different styles of defense.
Coach's Past Performance
Ryan Grubb has spent five seasons at Fresno State, and has been a part of coaching several position groups in addition to serving as the team’s OC. Grubb coached the offensive line in his first two seasons with the Bulldogs, leading the team to quite possibly its best turnaround in program history. In Grubb’s first two seasons as the OL coach, Fresno State surrendered just 22 sacks total. Prior to Fresno State, Grubb coached at Eastern Michigan as an OL coach, where the offense shattered school records. Grubb was also a part of a historical program at the University of Sioux Falls where it went 75-13 (.852) during his time there.
Team Record and Standings
Fresno State is 7-3 overall, with a 4-2 record in Mountain West play. The Bulldogs are currently third in the Mountain West, West Division standings. Fresno State has appeared in the AP Poll, Coaches Poll and in the CFP rankings this season for the first time since 2018.
Team/Unit Stats
Fresno State leads the Mountain West in total offensive yards (4,693) and total offensive plays (735). The Bulldogs are No. 2 in the conference in scoring offense, averaging 32.9 points per game on the year. The Bulldogs lead the league in touchdowns scored. Fresno State’s 469.3 average yards per game are second in the conference. Fresno State’s passing offense alone is also one of the top in the Mountain West, and in the FBS as the ‘Dogs average 331.3 yards through the air this season and are second in the MW and ninth in the FBS.
Individual Player Stats
QB Jake Haener – leads the Mountain West in passing touchdowns, points responsible for and points responsible for per game. Haener is in the top 10 in the FBS in completions per game, passing touchdowns, passing yards and points responsible for. Haener is the first Bulldog QB to throw for 3,000 yards in a season since 2018. His six 300-yard passing games this season ranks third in program history.RB Ronnie Rivers – program’s leader in career touchdowns scored, one rushing touchdown from breaking the program record for rushing TDs in a career. Rivers is third in program history in career rushing yards.WR Jalen Cropper – Cropper leads the conference in receiving touchdowns and total touchdowns. He has registered 10 receiving touchdowns this season, and has broken into the top 10 in program history for single-season TD numbers.