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How Boise State scored its points against Oregon State

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Boise State defeated Oregon State 38-24. Hear defensive players David Moa and Darren Lee, head coach Bryan Harsin, and offensive players Jeremy McNichols and Thomas Sperbeck give their impressions from the day.
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Boise State defeated Oregon State 38-24. Hear defensive players David Moa and Darren Lee, head coach Bryan Harsin, and offensive players Jeremy McNichols and Thomas Sperbeck give their impressions from the day.

Boise State

14

17

0

7—38

Oregon State

7

0

10

7—24

First Quarter

BSU — Jeremy McNichols 5 run (Tyler Rausa kick), 12:29. Key plays: Sophomore receiver Akilian Butler scooted for 28 yards on a reverse to the Oregon State 34, and junior tight end Alec Dhaenens had a 9-yard catch on a third-and-6 to the OSU 21. Drive: 9 plays, 75 yards, 2:31. Boise State 7, Oregon State 0

OSU — Ryan Nall 14 run (Garrett Owens kick), 11:22. Key plays: The Beavers got the ball in Boise State territory thanks to a 59-yard kickoff return by Victor Bolden. Boise State’s Jabril Frazier was called for pass interference on a trick play to give OSU the ball at the 14, and Nall scored on the next play. Drive: 3 plays, 41 yards, :57. Boise State 7, Oregon State 7

BSU — McNichols 6 run (Rausa kick), 5:23. Key plays: Receiver Cedrick Wilson hit Dhaenens on a 23-yard pass to get into Beavers territory. On the lone third down of the drive, McNichols bounced outside and dove to the pylon to get the score. Drive: 10 plays, 73 yards, 3:07. Boise State 14, Oregon State 7

Second Quarter

BSU — McNichols 6 pass from Brett Rypien (Rausa kick), 6:56. Key plays: Rypien completed passes of 13, 20 and 26 yards, and flipped it to McNichols on the shovel pass on third-and-goal for the score. Drive: 11 plays, 90 yards, 4:03. Boise State 21, Oregon State 7

BSU — McNichols 70 run (Rausa kick), 2:37. Key plays: McNichols had a 25-yard run on the first play, but a chop block on BSU and offsides on OSU made the down be replayed. McNichols broke outside to the left and went up the sideline for his fourth TD of the day. Drive: 1 play, 70 yards, :33. Boise State 28, Oregon State 7

BSU — FG Rausa 29, :00. Key plays: Rypien scrambled out of the pocket and hit receiver Thomas Sperbeck for 31 yards down to the Oregon State 46 on a third-and-10. Two plays later, they connected again for 27 yards to get to the 8. Drive: 8 plays, 80 yards, 1:23. Boise State 31, Oregon State 7

Third Quarter

OSU — Nall 1 run (Owens kick), 6:38. Key plays: The Beavers converted two third-and-1s with runs of 4 and 13 yards. Quarterback Conor Blount, who replaced starter Darell Garretson, was 5-of-6 for 40 yards on the drive. Drive: 13 plays, 82 yards, 4:55. Boise State 31, Oregon State 14

OSU — FG Owens 41, 5:14. Key plays: The Beavers got the ball in prime position after springing an onside kick. Blount hit Bolden for 26 yards on the first play. Drive: 5 plays, 29 yards, 1:23. Boise State 31, Oregon State 17

Fourth Quarter

BSU — Darren Lee 19 fumble return (Rausa kick), 3:33. Boise State 38, Oregon State 17

OSU — Bolden 99 kickoff return (Owens kick), 3:21. Boise State 38, Oregon State 24

TEAM STATISTICS

BSU

OSU

First downs

27

18

Rushes-yards

42-274

35-96

Passing

238

191

Total offense

512

287

Comp-Att-Int

20-37-0

22-34-0

Sacks by-yards

6-31

2-14

Return yards

27

235

Punts-average

6-41.66

8-39.5

Fumbles-lost

2-1

2-1

Penalties-yards

6-55

7-50

3rd-down conv.

8-15

6-17

4th-down conv.

0-0

0-1

Red-zone conv.

4-5

2-2

Possession time

28:01

31:59

Attendance

42,846

Time

3:33

INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS

RUSHING — Boise State, McNichols 28-208, Butler 1-28, Mattison 3-21, Demas 3-18, Sperbeck 2-14, (Team) 2-(minus 4), Rypien 3-(minus 11). Oregon State, Nall 14-66, A. Pierce 7-46, Bradford 1-4, Lucas 1-2, Blount 6-1, Collins 2-0, Bolden 1-(minus 6), Garretson 3-(minus 17).

PASSING — Boise State, Rypien 19-36-0-215, C. Wilson 1-1-0-23. Oregon State, Garretson 11-16-0-53, Blount 11-18-0-138.

RECEIVING — Boise State, Sperbeck 6-104, Anderson 4-45, McNichols 4-20, Dhaenens 2-32, C.Wilson 2-21, Knight 1-10, Butler 1-6. Oregon State, Collins 9-106, Bolden 6-43, Villamin 3-12, Nall 2-10, Ortiz 1-16, A. Pierce 1-4.

DEFENSE (Tackles-Sacks) — Boise State, Hartsfield 8-0, Lee 6-1, Moa 5-2.5, Whitlock 5-1, Weaver 5-0, Frazier 4-1, McCaskill 3-0.5. Oregon State, Chappell 11-1, Arnold 10-0, Decoud 8-0, Crawford 8-0, Saulo 8-0, Ugwoegby 5-1.

MISSED FIELD GOALS—Oregon State, Owens 45.

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