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Henderson throws 3 TD passes, No. 21 Broncos beat New Mexico

Nov. 17, 2019 3:27 AM EST

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Starting a third quarterback in a season for the first time in 26 campaigns, Boise State was counting on some help from its defense against New Mexico. Sonatane Lui and teammates were happy to oblige. No. 21 Boise State forced a turnover on the first play from scrimmage and went on to...

New Mexico seeking normalcy facing No. 19 Boise State

Nov. 15, 2019 3:23 AM EST

Even after decades of being associated with college football, this has been a new experience for New Mexico coach Bob Davie. The entire season, really, has been hard for the Lobos. The latest and biggest blow was the death of defensive lineman Nahje Flowers last week. For Davie it was the first time he could...

No. 19 Boise State closes out home slate hosting New Mexico

Nov. 14, 2019 4:52 PM EST

New Mexico (2-7, 0-5 MWC) at No. 19 Boise State (8-1, 5-0), Saturday at 10:15 p.m. EST (ESPN2). Line: Boise State by 27 1/2. Series record: Boise State leads 9-1. WHAT’S AT STAKE? A week after an overtime escape, Boise State closes out its home schedule with against struggling New Mexico. The Broncos...

STAT WATCH: BC's Dillon sets national high with 40 carries

Nov. 11, 2019 3:16 AM EST

AJ Dillon has been Boston College's workhorse for three years. He outdid himself against Florida State. The junior running back carried a career-high 40 times Saturday, the most by a Bowl Subdivision player since Boise State's Alexander Mattison ran the same number of times against Fresno State last December....

Sachse's field goal in OT leads No. 21 Broncos past Wyoming

Nov. 10, 2019 3:28 AM EST

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — With Boise State clinging to a three-point lead in overtime against Wyoming, Broncos linebacker Riley Whimpey had a chance to seal the game with an interception in the end zone. But, he dropped the ball. Two plays later on third down, Whimpey blitzed and stuffed Wyoming running back...

No. 21 Boise State returns home to host upstart Wyoming

Nov. 8, 2019 12:13 PM EST

It's been nearly a month since No. 21 Boise State had a chance to play on its home field. A lot has changed during those weekends away, most notably the Broncos no longer control their path to a New Year's Six bowl game as they return home to host Wyoming on Saturday night. Boise State's loss to BYU on Oct. 19...

No. 21 Boise State returns home to host upstart Wyoming

Nov. 7, 2019 3:59 PM EST

Wyoming (6-2, 3-1 MWC) at No. 21 Boise State (7-1, 4-0), Saturday at 10:15 p.m. EST (ESPN). Line: Boise State by 13 1/2 Series record: Boise State leads 12-1. WHAT'S AT STAKE? A big log jam in the Mountain West Conference Mountain Division could be created if Wyoming pulled off its first-ever win on the road...

Learning never stops for Boise State QB Hank Bachmeier

Nov. 6, 2019 5:56 PM EST

Ezra Cleveland has a pretty good idea of the moment he realized Hank Bachmeier was a little bit different from other quarterbacks, especially for a freshman. It was late September and Bachmeier — the next in a long line of young QBs to take over for Boise State — had just thrown a perfectly placed...

Holani's 4 TDs lead No. 21 Boise St. past San Jose St. 52-42

Nov. 3, 2019 2:23 AM EST

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — With Boise State's defense struggling to slow down Josh Love and San Jose State, the Broncos turned to their ground game to hold off the Spartans and keep their New Year's Six bowl aspirations alive. Freshman George Holani ran for 126 yards and four touchdowns and No. 21 Boise State...

No. 21 Boise State looks to bounce back vs San Jose State

Nov. 1, 2019 1:12 PM EDT

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — While Boise State spent an off week licking its wounds after losing for the first time this season at BYU, San Jose State was traveling across the country to post another big road win. The Spartans (4-4, 1-3 Mountain West) hope the momentum gained by beating Army last week will be...