Boise State Football

Who’s starting when Boise State faces Baylor in the 2016 Cactus Bowl?

BOISE STATE

OFFENSE

Quarterback

Ht.

Wt.

Yr.

4

Brett Rypien

6-2

195

So.

3

Tommy Stuart

5-11

203

Jr.

Tailback

Ht.

Wt.

Yr.

13

Jeremy McNichols

5-9

207

Jr.

22

Alexander Mattison

5-11

206

Fr.

26

Devan Demas

5-8

181

Sr.

Tight end

Ht.

Wt.

Yr.

88

Jake Roh

6-3

226

Jr.

87

Alec Dhaenens

6-3

247

Jr.

Wide receiver

Ht.

Wt.

Yr.

1

Cedrick Wilson

6-3

184

Jr.

28

A.J. Richardson

6-0

213

So.

Wide receiver

Ht.

Wt.

Yr.

82

Thomas Sperbeck

6-0

180

Sr.

8

Sean Modster

5-11

186

So.

81

Akilian Butler

5-10

186

So.

Wide receiver

Ht.

Wt.

Yr.

6

Chaz Anderson

5-10

184

Sr.

17

Austin Cottrell

6-2

205

Jr.

Left tackle

Ht.

Wt.

Yr.

74

Archie Lewis

6-3

300

Jr.

72

Will Adams

6-7

297

Sr.

Left guard

Ht.

Wt.

Yr.

73

Travis Averill

6-3

299

Sr.

52

Andrew Tercek

6-1

272

Jr.

Center

Ht.

Wt.

Yr.

59

Mason Hampton

6-3

293

Jr.

67

Garrett Larson

6-4

293

Fr.

Right guard

Ht.

Wt.

Yr.

70

Steven Baggett

6-3

297

Sr.

60

Kellen Buhr

6-1

293

Sr.

Right tackle

Ht.

Wt.

Yr.

66

Mario Yakoo

6-4

320

Sr.

77

John Molchon

6-5

305

Fr.

DEFENSE

End

Ht.

Wt.

Yr.

94

Sam McCaskill

6-3

256

Sr.

91

Durrant Miles OR

6-5

237

So.

53

Sam Whitney

6-2

234

Fr.

Nose

Ht.

Wt.

Yr.

55

David Moa

6-3

268

So.

98

Sonatane Lui

6-1

285

So.

Tackle

Ht.

Wt.

Yr.

96

Elliot Hoyte

6-4

276

Sr.

90

Daniel Auelua OR

6-2

290

Jr.

97

Austin Silsby

6-3

250

Jr.

Stud end

Ht.

Wt.

Yr.

91

Durrant Miles

6-5

237

So.

53

Sam Whitney

6-2

234

Fr.

Weakside linebacker

Ht.

Wt.

Yr.

51

Ben Weaver

6-0

220

Sr.

38

Leighton Vander Esch

6-4

236

So.

Middle linebacker

Ht.

Wt.

Yr.

44

Darren Lee

6-1

230

Sr.

58

Tyson Maeva

6-0

219

Fr.

Strongside linebacker

Ht.

Wt.

Yr.

36

Blake Whitlock

6-1

208

Jr.

24

Kameron Miles

6-1

208

Jr.

Cornerback

Ht.

Wt.

Yr.

2

Jonathan Moxey

5-10

189

Sr.

4

DeAndre Pierce OR

5-11

168

Fr.

27

Reid Harrison-Ducros

5-10

170

Fr.

Cornerback

Ht.

Wt.

Yr.

14

Tyler Horton

5-11

177

So.

25

Raymond Ford

5-10

187

Sr.

Boundary safety

Ht.

Wt.

Yr.

37

Cameron Hartsfield

5-10

196

Jr.

10

Kekoa Nawahine

6-2

195

Fr.

Free safety

Ht.

Wt.

Yr.

3

Chanceller James

6-2

212

Sr.

4

DeAndre Pierce

5-11

168

Fr.

SPECIAL TEAMS

Kicker

Ht.

Wt.

Yr.

49

Tyler Rausa

5-9

192

Sr.

Punter

Ht.

Wt.

Yr.

19

Sean Wale

6-2

187

Sr.

Holder

Ht.

Wt.

Yr.

19

Sean Wale

6-2

187

Sr.

Long snapper

Ht.

Wt.

Yr.

42

Matt Cota

6-1

189

Jr.

Punt returner

Ht.

Wt.

Yr.

1

Cedrick Wilson

6-3

184

Jr.

81

Akilian Butler

5-10

186

So.

Kickoff returners

Ht.

Wt.

Yr.

13

Jeremy McNichols

5-9

207

Jr.

2

Jonathan Moxey

5-10

189

Sr.

SCHEDULE

Sept. 3

at Louisiana

W, 45-10

Sept. 10

Washington St.

W, 31-28

Sept. 24

at Oregon St.

W, 38-24

Oct. 1

Utah St.

W, 21-10

Oct. 7

at New Mexico

W, 49-21

Oct. 15

Colorado St.

W, 28-23

Oct. 20

BYU

W, 28-27

Oct. 29

at Wyoming

L, 30-28

Nov. 4

San Jose St.

W, 45-31

Nov. 12

at Hawaii

W, 52-16

Nov. 18

UNLV

W, 42-25

Nov. 25

at Air Force

L, 27-20

Dec. 27

Baylor*

8:15 p.m. (ESPN)

*at Phoenix

BAYLOR

OFFENSE

Quarterback

Ht.

Wt.

Yr.

4

Zach Smith

6-4

235

Fr.

16

Preston Heard

5-11

195

Fr.

Running back

Ht.

Wt.

Yr.

22

Terence Williams

6-1

220

So.

6

JaMycal Hasty

5-9

220

Fr.

Inside receiver

Ht.

Wt.

Yr.

14

Chris Platt

5-11

170

So.

7

Lynx Hawthorne

6-0

195

Sr.

15

Denzel Mims

6-3

200

Fr.

Wide receiver

Ht.

Wt.

Yr.

9

KD Cannon

6-0

180

Jr.

12

Quan Jones

6-5

215

Jr.

Wide receiver

Ht.

Wt.

Yr.

8

Ishmael Zamora

6-4

215

So.

3

Jared Atkinson

6-2

210

Fr.

Tight end

Ht.

Wt.

Yr.

85

Jordan Feuerbacher

6-4

265

Jr.

88

Sam Tecklenburg

6-3

270

Fr.

41

Josh Malin

6-6

275

So.

Left tackle

Ht.

Wt.

Yr.

64

Dom Desouza

6-6

310

Jr.

76

Mo Porter

6-5

310

Jr.

Left guard

Ht.

Wt.

Yr.

68

Ishmael Wilson

6-4

310

Jr.

50

Tyrae Simmons

6-3

300

Jr.

Center

Ht.

Wt.

Yr.

55

Kyle Fuller

6-5

315

Sr.

74

Sean Muir

6-3

285

Jr.

Right guard

Ht.

Wt.

Yr.

72

Blake Blackmar

6-5

350

So.

57

Tanner Thrift

6-5

320

Jr.

Right tackle

Ht.

Wt.

Yr.

77

Patrick Lawrence

6-6

310

So.

76

Mo Porter

6-5

310

Jr.

DEFENSE

End

Ht.

Wt.

Yr.

52

Greg Roberts

6-6

260

So.

43

Jamie Jacobs

6-5

255

So.

90

Tyrone Hunt

6-5

275

Fr.

Nose tackle

Ht.

Wt.

Yr.

97

Ira Lewis

6-3

300

So.

95

Bravvion Roy OR

6-2

320

Fr.

92

Micheal Johnson

6-1

270

Fr.

End

Ht.

Wt.

Yr.

56

K.J. Smith

6-2

260

Jr.

94

Xavier Jones

6-3

245

So.

Linebacker

Ht.

Wt.

Yr.

20

Aiavion Edwards

6-1

230

Sr.

5

Thomas Cletcher

6-1

225

So.

Linebacker

Ht.

Wt.

Yr.

1

Taylor Young

5-10

225

Jr.

32

Lenoy Jones Jr.

6-1

225

Fr.

Linebacker

Ht.

Wt.

Yr.

19

Raaquon Davis

6-2

230

Jr.

21

Patrick Levels

5-11

195

Sr.

Nickel

Ht.

Wt.

Yr.

48

Travon Blanchard

6-2

205

Jr.

21

Patrick Levels

5-11

195

Sr.

Cornerback

Ht.

Wt.

Yr.

9

Ryan Reid

5-11

190

Sr.

4

Grayland Arnold

5-10

185

Fr.

Cornerback

Ht.

Wt.

Yr.

3

Tion Wright

5-10

180

Sr.

27

Verkedric Vaughns

5-10

195

So.

Safety

Ht.

Wt.

Yr.

6

Henry Black

6-0

200

Fr.

18

Chance Waz

6-0

186

Jr.

Safety

Ht.

Wt.

Yr.

28

Orion Stewart

6-2

205

Sr.

7

Jourdan Blake

6-0

185

So.

SPECIAL TEAMS

Kicker

Ht.

Wt.

Yr.

40

Chris Callahan

5-9

205

Jr.

Punter

Ht.

Wt.

Yr.

36

Drew Galitz

6-0

205

So.

34

Connor Martin

5-9

175

Fr.

Holder

Ht.

Wt.

Yr.

83

Cole Edmiston

6-1

190

Jr.

Long snapper

Ht.

Wt.

Yr.

51

Chris Lutzel

5-11

205

Fr.

46

Ross Matiscik

6-0

220

Fr.

Punt returner

Ht.

Wt.

Yr.

13

Tony Nicholson

5-10

185

Fr.

89

Trevor White

5-7

165

So.

Kickoff returners

Ht.

Wt.

Yr.

13

Tony Nicholson

5-10

185

Fr.

21

Patrick Levels

5-11

195

Sr.

SCHEDULE

Sept. 2

Northwestern St.

W, 55-7

Sept. 10

SMU

W, 40-13

Sept. 16

at Rice

W, 38-10

Sept. 24

Oklahoma St.

W, 35-24

Oct. 1

at Iowa St.

W, 45-42

Oct. 15

Kansas

W, 49-7

Oct. 29

at Texas

L, 35-34

Nov. 5

TCU

L, 62-22

Nov. 12

at Oklahoma

L, 45-24

Nov. 19

Kansas St.

L, 42-21

Nov. 25

Texas Tech#

L, 54-35

Dec. 3

at West Virginia

L, 24-21

Dec. 27

Boise St.*

8:15 p.m. (ESPN)

#at Dallas; *at Phoenix

Boise State vs. Baylor

  • Time: 8:15 p.m. Tuesday
  • Where: Chase Field, (40,400, grass, home of baseball’s Arizona Diamondbacks), Phoenix
  • TV: ESPN (Rece Davis, Joey Galloway, David Pollack, Molly McGrath)
  • Radio: KTIK 93.1 FM, KBOI 670 AM (Bob Behler, Pete Cavender)
  • Vegas line: Boise State by 7 (over/under is 67 1/2)
  • Coaches: Boise State, Bryan Harsin (31-8, third year; 38-13, fourth year overall); Baylor, Jim Grobe (6-6, first year; 116-121-1, 20th year overall)
  • 2016 records: Boise State 10-2, Baylor 6-6
  • Key stats: Boise State’s two losses this season were by a combined nine points; Baylor has lost six straight games by a combined 262-157.
  • Bowl records: Boise State 11-5 (won six of past seven), Baylor 11-11 (lost four of past seven)
  • Series: First meeting
  • What to wear: The Broncos will wear the same uniform combo they have in their previous three Phoenix bowl games, all three wins: blue helmets, white jerseys and orange pants. Fans coming to the game are asked to wear orange.
  • Kickoff weather: Chase Field has a retractable roof, which is expected to be open for pre-game activities and closed for the game. Tuesday’s evening forecast calls for temperatures in the upper 50s and a low in the mid-40s.
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