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
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Loyola of Chicago rallies to beat Boise State 48-45

LAS VEGAS (AP) Milton Doyle scored the go-ahead basket to lead Loyola of Chicago in a 48-45 comeback victory over Boise State on Tuesday to win the Las Vegas Classic and the Ramblers' sixth straight game. Named the tournament MVP, Doyle scored a layup with 2:37 to play that put the Rambers up 46-45, then Donte Ingram added a layup. A 3-point try by Boise State's Nick Duncan fell...
Via AP on Fox
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Loyola holds off Boise State to win Las Vegas Classic

Loyola continued its best start since the 2009-10 season Tuesday, defeating Boise State 48-45 to win the Continental Tire Las Vegas Classic title. The Ramblers are now 10-2 with conference play beginning next week, already matching their win total for all of last season. Boise State (10-3) and Loyola entered Tuesday with two of the nation’s better offensives. Whether it was due...
Via The Catch and Shoot
4 days ago  |  Discuss

NFL Notes: Draft, Buccaneers, Colts, Falcons, Raiders

Draft Boise State RB Jay Ajayi announced that he’ll enter the 2015 NFL draft. (Chadd Cripe) Utah OT Jeremiah Poutasi is expected to enter the 2015 draft. (Tony Pauline) Buccaneers Buccaneers tried out G Adrian Battles, G Stetson Burnett, K Travis Coons, LB Derrick Johnson, S Shelton Johnson, Brett Jones, and OT Brett Van Sloten. (Aaron Wilson) Buccaneers worked out C...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Bronco Nations Top 10 Grateful List 2014

Throughout my professional life I have long known the value of having a grateful list. You don’t always win in life, but you can find your wins even in defeat and a grateful list something at different points and time I re-write and collect in my attitude folder to help me balance out those up and down swings. Sometime I would write one every week sometimes ever month and occasionally...
Via The Blue Turf
5 days ago  |  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
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Boise St.-Arizona Preview

Boise State boasts one of the nation's most potent offenses led by star running back Jay Ajayi. Arizona counters with linebacker Scooby Wright - widely considered the best defensive player in the nation - and a very capable offense of its own. Throw in two teams eager to prove themselves on the national stage and the ingredients are all there for a very exciting Fiesta Bowl. A ninth...
Via AP on Fox
5 days ago  |  Discuss

At halftime: So far for Colorado State, a bit of a reprise from the Boise State game

CSU players arrive at the stadium (Andy Cross, Denver Post)LAS VEGAS -- With Utah leading Colorado State 24-10 at the half of the Las Vegas Bowl, the game has a bit of a familiar feel.
Via The Denver Post - College Sports
7 days ago

Boise State sets school mark in 77-33 win

BOISE, Idaho (AP) Derrick Marks scored 17 points, and Boise State set a school record for fewest points allowed in a game in a 77-33 win over Abilene Christian in a Las Vegas Classic game on Saturday. The previous mark of 35 points allowed was recorded on Dec. 13, 1994, in a 66-35 win against Cal Poly. Abilene Christian managed only 14 points in the second half after trailing 34...
Via AP on Fox
7 days ago  |  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...
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Boise State beats Southern Utah 79-60

BOISE, Idaho (AP) Derrick Marks scored 30 points to lead Boise State to a 79-60 victory over Southern Utah on Sunday. James Webb III added 17 points on 7-of-8 shooting and also grabbed eight rebounds as the Broncos (8-2) won their fourth consecutive contest. John Marshall scored 14 points and Travon Langston added 11 points on 5-of-6 shooting for the Thunderbirds (2-5). Southern...
Via AP on Fox
13 days ago  |  Discuss

The 5 Best Bowl Games Other Than the CFP Playoffs

Before the CFB playoffs get underway, these five bowl games will keep you on the edge of your seat as you wait for the two biggest games of the college football season:5. Vizio Fiesta Bowl20 Boise State vs 10 ArizonaDecember 31, 2014 4:00 pm ETThis matchup pitches the Pac-12 South campion Wildcats who now look to take down the Broncos of Boise State who are once again the Mountain...
Via Football Nation
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Boise State routs Northwest Nazarene 91-51

BOISE, Idaho (AP) Derrick Marks scored 19 points, James Webb III scored a career-high 18 points and grabbed a career-high 11 rebounds, and Boise State routed Division II Northwest Nazarene 91-51 on Thursday night. Northwest Nazarene led 7-4 on a 3-pointer by Aubrey Ball, but Boise State took charge with a 23-1 run. Web scored nine points in the half and the Broncos were up 41-20...
Via AP on Fox
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Boise State routs Adams State 78-49

BOISE, Idaho (AP) Igor Hadziomerovic and Derrick Marks scored 12 points apiece and Boise State cruised past Adams State 78-49 on Tuesday night. James Webb III added 11 points and 10 rebounds as the Broncos (6-2) won their second straight game. Marcus Hall scored 12 points on 5-of-7 shooting for Division II Adams State. The game was an exhibition for the Grizzlies and doesn't count...
Via AP on Fox
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Mountain West Champs Next Up Arizona in the Fiesta Bowl

It was a game that got away from Fresno in a hurry and by the time Grant Hedrick made his 21 yard TD run in the 3rd making the score 28-0 the only thing left in Fresno was the fight and the Dogs did put up a fight and for that Fresno fans should take some comfort. Next up for Fresno, Rice 7-5 out of C-USA in the Hawaii Bowl; Boise State was given preference over fellow Rice C-USA...
Via The Blue Turf
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Big 12 likely to take long view after playoff snub

GRAPEVINE, Texas (AP) Before Big 12 fans demand the conference invite Boise State and Cincinnati and immediately implement a conference championship game, consider this: If Florida State had lost to Georgia Tech in the Atlantic Coast Conference championship game on Saturday, Baylor would be in the playoff and not playing that tough 13th game would have worked out great. Instead...
Via AP on Fox
20 days ago  |  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
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Arizona set to face Boise St in Fiesta Bowl

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) Arizona will face Boise State in the Fiesta Bowl after being blown out by Oregon in the Pac-12 Championship game. The Wildcats (10-3) appeared to be in danger of missing out on one of the four New Year's bowls after losing 51-13 to the second-ranked Ducks in Friday's Pac-12 title game. Arizona was ranked No. 11 in the College Football Playoff rankings despite...
Via AP on Fox
20 days ago  |  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
21 days ago  |  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
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Boise State hands Saint Mary's first loss, 82-71

MORAGA, Calif. (AP) Derrick Marks scored 22 points and Boise State handed Saint Mary's (Calif.) its first loss in six games, 82-71 Saturday night. Saint Mary's connected on seven 3-pointers in the first half to stay close, trailing by two, 41-39, at halftime. But the Gaels were blanked from distance in the second half. Meanwhile the Broncos shot a crisp 58.8 percent in the game...
Via AP on Fox
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Hedrick leads No. 22 Boise State to MWC title

BOISE, Idaho (AP) Grant Hedrick ran for two touchdowns to lead No. 22 Boise State to a 28-14 victory over Fresno State to win the Mountain West Conference championship Saturday night. Boise State (11-2), which claimed a share of the conference title in 2012, won its first outright league championship since joining the Mountain West four years ago. The Broncos preserved their chance...
Via AP on Fox
21 days ago  |  Discuss

No. 22 Boise St hosts Fresno St for MWC title

Boise State is one victory away from cashing another big bowl game check. The 22nd-ranked Broncos play in their first Mountain West Conference championship game on Saturday night hosting Fresno State, completely aware that a victory should assure them a spot in one of the New Year's bowl games as part of the College Football Playoff. With losses by Marshall and Colorado State last...
Via AP on Fox
22 days ago  |  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
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Moutain West Championship: Fresno State vs. Boise State betting odds, point spread and tv info

The Mountain West Championship will take place on Saturday when the Fresno State Bulldogs travel to take on the Boise State Broncos. No. 22 Boise State (10-2) will be looking to avoid an upset bid by Fresno State (6-6) in this one. Coverage of this game will air on CBS beginning at 10:00 pm et from Bronco Stadium in Boise, ID. The Odds: Boise State is a 21 point favorite against...
23 days ago  |  Discuss
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