Fresno State Bulldogs land quarterback commit, host 3-star receiver

2017 quarterback Mark Salazar gave his pledge to the Bulldogs Wednesday and receiver Damon Cole Jr. also took an unofficial visit to Fresno State on the same day.

Wednesday turned into a busy recruiting day for the Fresno State Bulldogs.

Quarterback Mark Salazar of San Diego (Calif.) Rancho Bernardo HS made an announcement Wednesday afternoon that he has committed to Fresno State. Salazar becomes the second 2017 recruit to commit to the Bulldogs, joining Cody Watson of Hollywood (Florida).

Fresno State was the first school to offer Salazar on Sunday. The QB has also unofficially visited Fresno State.

The new Bulldog commit stands at 6-foot-3 and 185 lbs. He is listed as an athlete by Scout, but is projected as a quarterback for the ‘Dogs. He also plays safety in high school.

Salazar is currently unranked by, but recently stood out at a quarterback competition, as reported by Scout Recruiting Analyst Allen Trieu. Trieu named Salazar one of three top performers at the QBU Surgeon Invitational. The two likewise honorees were Jairus Grissom and Brandon George who are both rated as three-star recruits and hold at least nine scholarship offers. has reached out to Salazar and plans to have a full feature on his commitment and bonus content for premium members.

Fresno State also hosted a three-star receiver for an unofficial visit on Wednesday. Damon Cole of El Cerrito HS recently added an offer from Fresno State, which put him at double digit scholarship offers.

Of Fresno State, Cole told Lorenzo Reyna of, “Now that they have offered, they will automatically be in my top five list.” will follow up for a recap of his visit for premium members.

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