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August 9, 2008 12:00:00 AM PDT
Fresno State's football season gets off to a challenging start in New Jersey in less than a month.In 23 days Fresno State will kick off its 2008 schedule.

A visit to New Jersey and Rutgers awaits the Bulldogs September 1st on national television. But Saturday Pat Hill's nationally ranked squad strapped on full pads for the first time this season.

No injuries to report. Quarterback Tom Brandstater missed practice while attending his sister's wedding. He is expected to attend Sunday night's scrimmage at Bulldog Stadium.

It's the only scrimmage open to the public, and it starts at 7 o'clock.