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In four minutes, College of San Mateo showed off all three facets of its game — and what a remarkable showing it was. The Bulldogs (2-0 overall) hadn’t played a game on their home field since Nov. 30, 2019 — a 41-0 victory over Modesto Junior College in the California Community College Athletic Association Northern California championship game — and celebrated their return to Bulldog Stadium in style Saturday afternoon, defeating College of the Sequoias (0-2) by the same score of 41-0.

Luke Bottari and J’Wan Evans struck quite a balance in College of San Mateo’s 45-5 victory at Santa Rosa in Saturday’s season opener. Bottari, a sophomore quarterback, got the Bulldogs on the board with two first-half touchdown passes. Evans, a transfer from Virginia Tech, did the rest 183 yards rushing on 10 carries and two touchdowns to solidify the rout.

College of San Mateo (12-1 in 2019) in the north and Riverside City College (13-0) in the south are the “picks” of California Community College football coaches in the annual preseason poll conducted by the JC Athletic Bureau.

The 100th season of sports at College of San Mateo gets officially underway Friday morning (Aug. 27) when the cross country team opens its season at the Crystal Springs Early Bird Invitational.

he players on the College of San Mateo football team are not limited to their position coach or the coaching staff. Their coaches extend to the classroom as well. These academic “coaches” at CSM have helped turn athlete-students into student-athletes.

As College of San Mateo head football coach Tim Tulloch watched on TV Saturday the civil unrest in the wake of the killing of George Floyd unfold, he knew he needed to do something. Over the next several days, he put together a panel of speakers that spanned all the different decision makers and law enforcement leaders on the Peninsula — from police chiefs to college administrators to fellow coaches and even players.

The magic number to claim an official state football championship appears to be 99. After falling just short in season No. 98, College of San Mateo will have to wait at least another year. Riverside City College, in its 99th year of community college football, took advantage of Bulldogs errors on Saturday to win its first California Community College Athletic Association title, 31-14, at Bakersfield College Memorial Stadium.

Bill Walsh and John Madden. Not to mention Bill Ring and Julian Edelman. In the 98-year history of football at College of San Mateo, there’s no shortage of Super Bowl champions who once played for the Bulldogs. The résumé is yet to be completed, though. Saturday afternoon at Bakersfield College Memorial Stadium, CSM can claim its first-ever state title.

The undefeated CSM Bulldogs recorded their second straight playoff shutout, 41-0 over visiting Modesto JC, for the Northern California Football Conference football championship on Saturday, Nov. 30. At 12-0, the Bulldogs are riding their best record in their 98-year history. They face Riverside City College (also 12-0) in the California Community College Athletic Association title game Bakersfield College Memorial Stadium on Dec. 14 at 1:00 pm.

One of the best defenses in the state just keeps getting better. The College of San Mateo Bulldogs (11-0 overall) carried their undefeated record into the postseason Saturday at College Heights Stadium, shutting out Fresno City College 21-0 for their 11th straight win of the year.