Fresno State president Joseph Castro, left, and athletic director Jim Bartko, right, did not cut corners to course correct a football program that went 1-11 this season. They gave Tim DeRuyter $3.1 million to go away and made Jeff Tedford the Mountain West’s highest-paid coach.
Fresno State president Joseph Castro, left, and athletic director Jim Bartko, right, did not cut corners to course correct a football program that went 1-11 this season. They gave Tim DeRuyter $3.1 million to go away and made Jeff Tedford the Mountain West’s highest-paid coach. CRAIG KOHLRUSS ckohlruss@fresnobee.com
Fresno State president Joseph Castro, left, and athletic director Jim Bartko, right, did not cut corners to course correct a football program that went 1-11 this season. They gave Tim DeRuyter $3.1 million to go away and made Jeff Tedford the Mountain West’s highest-paid coach. CRAIG KOHLRUSS ckohlruss@fresnobee.com

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General sports columnist Marek Warszawski doesn't follow the crowd or kowtow to popular opinion. He'll tell you exactly how he feels -- on a wide variety of subjects. Email: marekw@fresnobee.com. Twitter: @marekthebee. Phone: 559-441-6218.