The Boise State football team’s offensive players and coaches say it’s not anxiety they feel this week. It’s excitement. They know the challenge they’ll face Saturday afternoon at Albertsons Stadium (1:30 p.m., ESPNU) against San Diego State’s renowned defense, which had an extra week for coach Rocky Long to cook up more confusing looks for the Broncos.
Fifty-three percent of schools would favor a uniform injury report for college sports, according to a survey conducted by the LEAD1 Association, which represents athletic directors at all Football Bowl Subdivision members. About 100 schools participated in the survey. Boise State football coach Bryan Harsin isn’t in favor.
Boise State senior wide receiver A.J. Richardson overcame a knee injury and an academic issue that delayed his college football career by two years to become one of the Broncos’ best players as a senior.
Boise State got beaten 44-21 by Oklahoma State on September 15, 2018 — marking the sixth straight year that the Broncos lost a game by more than two touchdowns. This season will be defined by how they respond.
The Boise State football team’s defense ranks seventh in the nation in points allowed since the start of the 2008 season. And the under-appreciated defense seems to come up big in the Broncos’ biggest moments.
The No. 20 Boise State Broncos delivered a vintage rout for their home opener in front of a large and spirited crowd, crushing UConn 62-7 behind a growing collection of offensive playmakers who have made the 2018 offense a joy to watch — an element that has been missing for too long.
The Boise State football team showed that it is a serious contender for a New Year’s Six bowl berth by crushing the Troy Trojans in the season opener. Quarterback Brett Rypien led the Broncos with four first-half touchdown passes.