Defensive back Jamal Ellis, right, tries to catch a missed throw to wide receiver Aaron Peck, left, during Fresno State’s Spring Showcase on March 28, 2015. The Bulldogs’ defensive back and receivers groups are both expected to improve this season, but the focus in fall camp is more so on a defensive backfield that yielded 54 pass plays of 20 or more yards last season and 31 pass plays of 30 or more yards.
Defensive back Jamal Ellis, right, tries to catch a missed throw to wide receiver Aaron Peck, left, during Fresno State’s Spring Showcase on March 28, 2015. The Bulldogs’ defensive back and receivers groups are both expected to improve this season, but the focus in fall camp is more so on a defensive backfield that yielded 54 pass plays of 20 or more yards last season and 31 pass plays of 30 or more yards. ERIC PAUL ZAMORA Fresno Bee file
Defensive back Jamal Ellis, right, tries to catch a missed throw to wide receiver Aaron Peck, left, during Fresno State’s Spring Showcase on March 28, 2015. The Bulldogs’ defensive back and receivers groups are both expected to improve this season, but the focus in fall camp is more so on a defensive backfield that yielded 54 pass plays of 20 or more yards last season and 31 pass plays of 30 or more yards. ERIC PAUL ZAMORA Fresno Bee file

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