Boise State Football

Air Force at Boise State football: Drive chart and statistics

Air Force

3

21

10

3

37

Boise State

13

0

7

10

30

 

FIRST QUARTER

BSU— Jeremy McNichols 83 run (Tyler Rausa kick), 14:45. Key play: McNichols busted through a hole on the right side of the line on the Broncos’ first play and outran the defense to the end zone. Drive: 1 play, 83 yards, :15. Boise State 7, Air Force 0

BSU— Rausa 37 field goal, 13:40. Key plays: Linebacker Tanner Vallejo forced a fumble on Air Force’s first play and linebacker Ben Weaver recovered. On third-and-8, tight end Holden Huff dropped a pass. Drive: 4 plays, 2 yards, :52. Boise State 10, Air Force 0

AFA— Luke Strebel 18 field goal, 6:50. Key plays: Jacobi Owens broke a 59-yard run up the middle on the first play of the drive. The Broncos stuffed three straight plays inside the 3-yard line. The third-down play looked like a fumble recovered by Boise State but wasn’t reviewed. Drive: 7 plays, 70 yards, 3:30. Boise State 10, Air Force 3

BSU— Rausa 45 field goal, :56. Key plays: Quarterback Brett Rypien scrambled for 4 yards on third-and-3, hit tight end Jake Roh for 18 yards on third-and-3 and found wide receiver Chaz Anderson for 12 yards on third-and-10. The drive stalled when back-to-back run plays netted minus-2 yards. Drive: 13 plays, 49 yards, 5:54. Boise State 13, Air Force 3

  SECOND QUARTER

AFA— Karson Roberts 1 run (Strebel kick), 14:15. Key plays: Roberts kept for gains of 12 and 12 yards, then hit wide-open tight end Garrett Griffin for 38 yards over the middle. Drive: 6 plays, 75 yards, 1:41. Boise State 13, Air Force 10

AFA — Jalen Robinette 67 pass from Roberts (Strebel kick), 6:42. Key play: Robinette slipped behind the defense for the easy touchdown. Drive: 2 plays, 72 yards, :46. Air Force 17, Boise State 13

AFA — Timothy McVey 48 run (Strebel kick), 2:34. Key plays: Garrett Brown made a 17-yard catch. The TD came on a toss play to the right and McVey darted through a wide lane in the defense. Drive: 5 plays, 81 yards, 2:06. Air Force 24, Boise State 13

  THIRD QUARTER

AFA — Griffin 51 pass from Roberts (Strebel kick), 13:18. Key plays: Griffin was wide open for an 18-yard reception on the first play of the drive and all alone again for the TD on third-and-4. Drive: 4 plays, 75 yards, 1:42. Air Force 31, Boise State 13

AFA — Strebel 32 field goal, 8:27. Key plays: McVey ran free down the right sideline and Roberts hit him for a 56-yard gain. The Falcons tried a reverse on third down but cornerback Donte Deayon stuffed it. Drive: 8 plays, 80 yards, 4:04. Air Force 34, Boise State 13

BSU — Thomas Sperbeck 34 pass from Rypien (Rausa kick), :53. Key plays: Cornerback Ray Ford intercepted Air Force in the end zone and returned it to the Boise State 39-yard line. Sperbeck made a 15-yard catch on fourth-and-10. Drive: 6 plays, 61 yards, :49. Air Force 34, Boise State 20

  FOURTH QUARTER

BSU — Tommy Stuart 2 run (Rausa kick), 5:35. Key plays: Weaver set up the Broncos with great field position with an interception. Sperbeck made a 13-yard catch and Anderson made a 15-yard grab on third-and-4. Drive: 8 plays, 52 yards, 2:51. Air Force 34, Boise State 27

AFA — Strebel 45 field goal, 2:11. Key play: Owens had a 15-yard run. Drive: 9 plays, 47 yards, 3:24. Air Force 37, Boise State 27

BSU— Rausa 45 field goal, :11. Key plays: Roh made a 19-yard catch on fourth-and-1 and Sean Modster made a 17-yard grab on second-and-15. Drive: 10 plays, 37 yards, 1:53. Air Force 37, Boise State 30

TEAM STATISTICS

AFA

BSU

First downs

23

20

Rushes-yards

54-328

32-141

Passing yards

279

237

Total yards

607

378

Comp-Att-Int

9-16-3

23-48-0

Sacks by-yards

6-23

1-2

Return yards

57

187

Punts-average

3-34.7

7-42.0

Fumbles-lost

3-1

2-0

Penalties-yards

4-58

4-45

3rd-down conv.

4-11

6-20

4th-down conv.

0-0

2-3

Red-zone conv.

3-3

2-3

Possession time

32:03

27:57

Attendance

30,332

Time

3:33

INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS

RUSHING — Air Force, Owens 20-145, McVey 8-74, Roberts 16-66, Brown 3-23, Driskell 2-16, Williams 4-5, TEAM 1-(minus 1). Boise State, McNichols 20-151, Stuart 1-2, Wolpin 1-1, Young 1-(minus 3), Rypien 9-(minus 10).

PASSING — Air Force, Roberts 9-16-3-279. Boise State, Rypien 23-48-0-237.

RECEIVING — Air Force, Griffin 3-107, Robinette 2-79, McVey 2-67, Brown 2-26. Boise State, Sperbeck 7-79, Roh 4-58, Anderson 4-47, McNichols 3-22, Modster 1-17, Young 1-16, Richardson 1-6, Huff 1-(minus 2), Johnson 1-(minus 4).

BSU TACKLES-SACKS-INTS — Vallejo 15-0-0, Weaver 11-0-1, Gray 8-0-0, James 8-0-1, Miles 7-0-0, Nance 4-1-0, Horn 4-0-0, Ford 1-0-1.

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