When Stars Align

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When Stars Align

A trio of Fresno State alumni — Derek Carr, Paul George and Aaron Judge — have risen to the highest levels of pro sports while giving an entire region reason to believe.

As the New York Times said this past September, Fresno has been described as the state’s truest college town. The Valley loves its University and it loves its stars. They serve as points of pride for a region long determined to get the chip off its shoulder and show the world it’s willing to settle things on the field. Just give ’em the opportunity. Remember what former football coach Pat Hill said? “Anyone, anytime, anywhere.”

Right now, because of a handful of superstar alumni athletes, the Fresno State brand is flashing in front of everyone, all the time, everywhere. It’s nothing new for Fresno State to have alumni playing pro ball, but never before in its history has Fresno State had three stars who are this super all at once in each of the three most major professional sports.

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