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CFP Ranking Boise State #23 gives clear path to New Year’s Bowl.

Harsin Bronco’s can do something no Bronco team has done before play in a Major Bowl with a loss on their record. In 2010 we took our medicine with a single loss to Nevada accepting our fate to the Las Vegas bowl. In 2011 after a crushing defeat we felt we belonged in the Sugar but were passed over. In 2014 the new CFP rankings has given us something we have never had a clear path...
Via The Blue Turf
November 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Boise Statement: The Broncos Show Marshall And The Gang Of Five How It’s Done

It’s true that the Boise State Broncos are tough to beat at home in Albertsons Stadium, the land of smurf turf. It’s true that this program has generally established a comfort zone on its blue field, making it hard for an opponent to travel to this corner of the country and escape with a victory. Yet, if the Broncos paid attention to what happened on Friday, they had to have...
Via The Student Section
November 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Ajayi powers No. 25 Boise State over Utah State

BOISE, Idaho (AP) Jay Ajayi ran for a career-high 229 yards and five touchdowns, and No. 25 Boise State rolled past Utah State 50-19 on Saturday night and secured a spot in the Mountain West title game. The Broncos (10-2, 7-1), who kept alive their hopes of playing in a New Year's Day bowl game, won their 13th straight home game. They will host Fresno State for the conference championship...
Via AP on Fox
November 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Boise Statement: The Broncos Show Marshall And The Gang Of Five How It’s Done

It’s true that the Boise State Broncos are tough to beat at home in Albertsons Stadium, the land of smurf turf. It’s true that this program has generally established a comfort zone on its blue field, making it hard for an opponent to travel to this corner of the country and escape with a victory. Yet, if the Broncos paid attention to what happened on Friday, they had to have...
Via Bloguin Best
November 30, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Boise State LB Tanner Vallejo Gives Poor Utah State Player a Devastating Superplex

As good as much of the football was over the weekend there was one thing that was missing overall--massive hits. There just didn't seem to be too many insane blocks, bone-crunching sacks, or just plain, good-ole fashioned, bodies flying through the air kind of hits. There were some. Just not many.This one by Boise State linebacker Tanner Vallajo totally makes up for it. Read more »
Via FatManWriting
December 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Mountain West Championship Preview and Prediction: Boise State vs. Fresno State

Boise State and Fresno State close out the 2014 regular season with a showdown on the blue turf in the Mountain West Conference championship game....
Via Athlon Sports
December 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Boise State’s Fans Get Their Moment, As The Pendulum Of Historical Fortune Swings Their Way

The 2010 and 2011 Boise State Broncos won huge non-conference games in the Eastern time zone, far away from friendly soil. They won the kinds of games a team in Boise State’s region, conference, and overall position should have to win in order to play in a top-tier bowl. Consider for a moment what it would have looked like for Marshall to have made a New Year’s Day bowl this...
Via The Student Section
December 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Boise State’s Fans Get Their Moment, As The Pendulum Of Historical Fortune Swings Their Way

The 2010 and 2011 Boise State Broncos won huge non-conference games in the Eastern time zone, far away from friendly soil. They won the kinds of games a team in Boise State’s region, conference, and overall position should have to win in order to play in a top-tier bowl. Consider for a moment what it would have looked like for Marshall to have made a New Year’s Day bowl this...
Via Bloguin Best
December 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Wildcats land spot in Fiesta Bowl against Boise State

TUCSON, Ariz. -- Arizona football coach Rich Rodriguez said he became a "little nervous" right before it was announced Arizona will be play in the Fiesta Bowl. "Nobody knew," Rodriguez said, of what would happen with any of the bowl selections. "When they flashed us up there I was excited, excited for our players." No. 10 Arizona (10-3) will face No. 20 Boise State (11-2) on Dec...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
December 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Boise State Football: Jay Ajayi, The Man Behind the Helmet

Jay Ajayi has earned 5 All-American honors. We are all becoming familiar with Jay Ajayi, he’s that #27 beast running back on the Boise State Football team and a NFL Prospect, but it hasn’t all been easy for the junior to be in the position he is now. Let’s take a closer look at the running back who climb to the top after suffering from a torn ACL and a almost dismissal from...
Via isportsweb.com
December 17, 2014  |  Discuss

2015 NFL Draft: Boise State’s Jay Ajayi Declares, Gives Running Back Class a Boost

The running backs are plentiful in the NFL right now, and it looks as if the 2015 NFL Draft will add even more talented prospects. You can count one more player in, now that Boise State’s Jay Ajayi decided to forgo his senior season. Ajayi will enter the 2015 NFL Draft. By: Matt Harmon The Broncos’ running back leaves school after a very productive collegiate run. Ajayi ran for...
Via Optimum Scouting
December 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Boise State's Ajayi still with something to prove in Fiesta Bowl

PHOENIX -- It is not hard to spot Boise State running back Jay Ajayi. He is the one lugging the chip on his shoulder on another long touchdown run. Ajayi entered the bowl season tied for the FBS lead with 29 touchdowns, and every one was to drive home a point. "Always running angry," Ajayi said. "That's just always been how I've played, trying to have something to prove every time...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
December 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Fiesta Bowl Preview and Prediction: Boise State vs. Arizona

Boise State knows all about the Fiesta Bowl but never before have the Broncos had to face a home team in Tempe.  This is Boise State's...
Via Athlon Sports
December 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Boise State Football: A Boise State VS Arizona State Fiesta Bowl preview

The time is almost here for The Boise State Broncos to face off against the Arizona Wildcats for the Fiesta Bowl Wednesday afternoon at the University of Phoenix stadium. The Boise State Broncos have won eight straight games and are playing in their 13th straight bowl. The Broncos are led by head coach Bryan Harsin who is a former assistant coach and player for Boise State. Under...
Via isportsweb.com
December 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Boise State Basketball: The Las Vegas Classic Bowl Recaps

I5  It’s was a busy week for the Boise State Basketball team; they played two games in the Las Vegas Classic against Houston and Loyola Chicago at the Orleans Arena. The Broncos defeated Houston 75-73 in overtime but fell to Loyola Boise State will return to The Taco Bell Arena until Jan. 13, 2015 Chicago 48-45. Going into the Las Vegas Classic the Boise team was picked second...
Via isportsweb.com
December 29, 2014  |  Discuss

2015 NFL Draft: Fiesta Bowl Scouting Preview – Boise State vs. Arizona

This year’s Fiesta Bowl features two teams who tore up their respective conferences. Arizona was one of the best teams in the Pac-12, and owned the best record in the south division. Boise State won the right to be called the best team in the Mountain West Conference. They won the championship game, and came away with a stellar 7-1 record against conference rivals. Each team has...
Via Optimum Scouting
December 31, 2014  |  Discuss

The Key to Boise State vs. Arizona Fiesta Bowl

You can spend hours breaking down these two teams. In the end it comes down to just one match up Jay Ajayi vs. Scooby Wright. The Wild Cats Defense over all is not something above average; what appears to bail this team out more times than not is Scooby Wright coming unblock in to the back field where either a turnover or a major loss of yardage is all too often the result.  I’ve...
Via The Blue Turf
December 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: Boise State Runs Statue Of Liberty Play In Fiesta Bowl Again, Scores Again

Boise State’s “Statue of Liberty” trick play in the 2007 Fiesta Bowl, run on a 2-point conversation in overtime against Oklahoma, is one of the most famous calls in college football history. Wednesday, the Broncos, again playing in the big game, dialed it up again. This time around, it was quarterback Grant Hendrick faking the throw and handing it off to running back Jay Ajayi...
Via College Spun
December 31, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Arizona QB's bad play to lose Fiesta Bowl

Attention, college football programs: do not play Boise State in the Fiesta Bowl. Just decline the invite if it comes and the Broncos are the opponent.  You will play a crazy and entertaining game, but you will lose.  For the third time in program history, Boise State won the Fiesta Bowl, defeating Arizona, 38-30, Wednesday night in Phoenix. The Wildcats had a chance to tie...
Via College Spun
December 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Jay Ajayi, No. 20 Boise State upset No. 10 Arizona in Fiesta Bowl

GLENDALE, Ariz. -- Jay Ajayi ran for 134 yards and three touchdowns and No. 20 Boise State made a late defensive stand to hold off No. 10 Arizona 38-30 in the Fiesta Bowl on Wednesday. Boise State (12-2) raced to a 21-0 lead in the opening 10 minutes behind a string of big plays before allowing Arizona to claw its way back. The Wildcats marched quickly down the field in the closing...
Via AP on Fox
December 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Fiesta Bowl: Boise State Builds Back Its Brand And Bears Down To Beat Arizona

This was supposed to be the Fiesta Bowl Boise State would not win. This was supposed to be the splash of cold water on an afternoon in suburban Phoenix when — interestingly enough — the weather outside University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale was cold, gray, and wet. This was supposed to be the main-event bowl game Boise State would not solve, the game in which this program’s...
Via The Student Section
December 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Fiesta Bowl: Boise State Builds Back Its Brand And Bears Down To Beat Arizona

This was supposed to be the Fiesta Bowl Boise State would not win. This was supposed to be the splash of cold water on an afternoon in suburban Phoenix when — interestingly enough — the weather outside University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale was cold, gray, and wet. This was supposed to be the main-event bowl game Boise State would not solve, the game in which this program’s...
Via Bloguin Best
December 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Arizona Cheerleader Loses All His Pep After Team Tramples Giant Flag (Video)

Life wasn’t easy for one Arizona cheerleader Wednesday night. A few Wildcats players were a little too eager to get out onto the field before their Fiesta Bowl matchup against Boise State, and that was bad news for the cheerleaders and for correct spelling. The last of the male cheerleaders — who was carrying the “S” — got his flag trampled by the players right behind him...
Via NESN.com
January 01, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Boise State WR Chaz Anderson Hauls in the 57-Yard Bomb for a Touchdown

For the Boise State Broncos making it back to the Fiesta Bowl where many years ago they took the football loving world by surprise was a way of saying, "Hi guys! We're back!" As nice as making it their was it would be even more important to play well--and play well they did en route to a 38-30 win!The team did most of its scoring on the ground, but it did score one threw the air...
Via FatManWriting
January 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Boise State RB Jay Ajayi Makes Strong Statement With Three Touchdown Game in Fiesta Bowl

The play that everyone is going to remember most from the Fiesta Bowl was the Statue of Liberty play that put the team up 21-0 in the first quarter in part because it was a beauty of a run, but also because of the team's history in the Fiesta Bowl with that play.What should stand out even more though is the guy that scored on that play--running back Jay Ajayi.@SBNationGIF/TwitterRead more »
Via FatManWriting
January 01, 2015  |  Discuss
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