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Washington's Chris Petersen faces old team in his final game

Dec. 8, 2019 8:32 PM EST

Chris Petersen’s last opponent at Washington will be the team that gave him his first head coaching job. Las Vegas Bowl organizers capitalized on circumstances Sunday that allowed them to invite Petersen’s Washington Huskies to square off against Boise State on Dec. 21. “It's always our...

The Latest: Toledo left out of bowl berths despite 6-6 mark

Dec. 8, 2019 6:54 PM EST

6:30 p.m. Toledo is not headed to a bowl despite going 6-6 this season. With 79 teams bowl eligible and 78 slots available, there was going to be a team left out. The Rockets lost their final three games of the regular season and will have their streak of nine straight winning seasons snapped. The last time...

No. 18 Boise State meets Washington in Las Vegas Bowl

Dec. 8, 2019 4:42 PM EST

No. 18 Boise State (12-1 Mountain West) vs. Washington (7-5, Pac-12), Dec. 21, 7:30 p.m. ET LOCATION: Las Vegas TOP PLAYERS Washington: Junior QB Jacob Eason completed nearly 64% of his passes for 2,922 yards and 22 touchdowns. Boise State: DE Curtis Weaver was the Mountain West Defensive Player of the Year and...

No. 19 Boise State tops Hawaii 31-10 for Mountain West title

Dec. 7, 2019 9:34 PM EST

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Jaylon Henderson started the season third string on the quarterback depth chart. He finished the year by hoisting the Mountain West championship trophy after being selected the game MVP. The senior threw for 212 yards and two touchdowns and ran for another score in No. 19 Boise State's...

No. 19 Boise St eyes another MWC title, New Year's Six berth

Dec. 6, 2019 1:08 PM EST

For No. 19 Boise State, the stakes in the Mountain West Conference championship game are about more than a title. Winning also means a chance to get back into one of the elite New Year’s Six bowl games. For Hawaii, the game is about proving the Rainbow Warriors have reclaimed their history, and are no...

No. 19 Boise State hosts Hawaii in Mountain West title game

Dec. 5, 2019 7:25 PM EST

No. 19 Boise State (11-1, 8-0 Mountain West) vs. Hawaii (9-4, 5-3), Saturday at 4 p.m. EST (ESPN). Line: Boise State by 13 1/2. Series record: Boise State leads 13-3. WHAT’S AT STAKE? The Mountain West title will again be decided on Boise’s blue turf and with it any chance the Broncos have of...

Washington’s Chris Petersen resigns, Jimmy Lake to take over

Dec. 2, 2019 3:59 PM EST

SEATTLE (AP) — Chris Petersen has always worked according to his own schedule. During eight seasons as the head coach at Boise State he brought the Broncos into the elite of college football, never in a rush to land the next big job despite being courted constantly by higher-profile schools. When he...

Henderson, No. 20 Boise State hang on for 31-24 win over CSU

Nov. 29, 2019 8:55 PM EST

FORT COLLINS, Colo. (AP) — Curtis Weaver knows his Boise State history. The Broncos’ outside linebacker knows how hard it is to earn a footnote in that history. That’s why Weaver takes great pride in his team earning their place in that storied history. Jaylon Henderson accounted for three...

Boise State on cusp of its 1st unbeaten MW regular season

Nov. 28, 2019 11:46 AM EST

FORT COLLINS, Colo. (AP) — How’s this for motivation: The Boise State Broncos are poised to do something no other Boise State Broncos team has ever accomplished. Not the team of Kellen Moore and Doug Martin. Not the squads of Jay Ajayi or Brett Rypien, either. With a win Friday at Colorado State,...

Boise State looks to finish off undefeated Mountain West run

Nov. 27, 2019 2:48 PM EST

No. 20 Boise State (10-1, 7-0, No. 20 CFP) at Colorado State (4-7, 3-4), Friday at 3:30 p.m. EST (CBSSN). Line: Boise State by 13 ½. Series record: Boise State leads 8-0. WHAT’S AT STAKE? Boise State tries to finish Mountain West regular-season play undefeated for the first time ever. The Broncos have...