Media Recap: Broncos vs. Cowboys

A recap of some of the media leading up to and after the Bronco / Cowboy game...

PreGame HYPE:

Wyoming Cowboys and Boise State Broncos Meet in Boise This Saturday Sept. 23, 2003  LARAMIE, Wyo. -
The University of Wyoming Cowboys will make their first-ever trip to Boise, Idaho, on Saturday, Sept. 27 to take on the Boise State Broncos. It is only the second meeting between the two schools in football. A year ago, the Broncos defeated the Cowboys by a score of 35-13 in Laramie, Wyo.  (more....)

by:  Max Corbet (9/23/2003)
BOISE, Idaho -- Following two straight Saturdays playing on the road, the Boise State University football team returns to Bronco Stadium this Saturday (Sept. 27) to host the University of Wyoming. Kickoff is set for 6:07 p.m. KBOI (670 AM) radio "The Voice of the Broncos" will broadcast the game with its pre-game show starting at 3:00 p.m. The game will also be broadcast by KBCI-TV. For more information on this week's game download the attached file.  (more....)

Coach tries to turn tide at Wyoming
Joe Glenn hasn't stopped the pain.  He has brought hope.  The Wyoming Cowboys football team is 6-32 the past three-plus seasons. Glenn, who won a Division I-AA national championship at Montana and two Division II titles at Northern Colorado, took over the sagging program Dec. 12.  The Cowboys (1-3) visit Bronco Stadium on Saturday for what Glenn calls the "premier" game on their schedule, at Boise State (2-1).  (more....)

Boise State defensive backs to get another tough test
The Idaho Statesman
Boise State's secondary doesn't have to wait long for a chance at redemption.  The defensive backs who allowed 408 passing yards last week at Oregon State will face one of the nation's most prolific passing attacks Saturday when the Wyoming Cowboys (1-3) visit Bronco Stadium.  About 5,000 tickets remain for the non-conference game. Kickoff is set for 6:07 p.m.  (more....)

College Football Saturday: Will BSU?s receivers show up against Wyoming?
The Idaho Statesman
Success at wide receiver is something that's expected at Boise State.  Don Hutt, Ryan Ikebe, Jay Swillie, Kipp Bedard and Mike Wilson. Those are some of the past stars.  This year's gang of eight includes Tim Gilligan, Jerry Smith, Lawrence Bady, Tony McPherson, T.J. Acree, Mark Onibokun, Brett Ralph and Drisan James.  No one is averaging more than three catches a game, no one is producing more than 53 yards a game, and the group has scored only three touchdowns in three games.  (more....)

Cowboys seek KO punch vs. Boise State
By STEVE KIGGINS Star-Tribune staff writer Saturday, September 27, 2003

BOISE, Idaho -- Oklahoma State hurt Wyoming with a punch in the mouth. Kansas delivered a body blow.  Air Force landed a stiff shot on the chin.  Their ego might be bruised, but it's going to take more than that to knock out this resilient bunch of Cowboys.  "We're fighting hard to find a way to win," UW head coach Joe Glenn said. "We're playing good football teams and giving 'em all we got. One of these days, we may catch a team with a good uppercut early in the game and get 'em on the ropes and jump on 'em and finish 'em.  "We're trying hard to get better. We're gonna keep kicking and gouging and pinching and scratching and clawing."  (more....)

Boise State's T.J. Acree (89) tries to run past Wyoming's Randy Tscharner (30) in the first half Saturday, Sept. 27, 2003, in Boise, Idaho.

(AP Photo/Matt Cilley)

Post-Game Reaction 

Broncos Buck Cowboys 33-17.
BOISE, Idaho (AP) -- Ryan Dinwiddie threw for four touchdowns and 285 yards and Boise State held Wyoming to three points in the second half in a 33-17 win Saturday night.  Dinwiddie completed 27 of 38 passes and had just one interception, but it wasn't until he hit Jerry Smith on a 16-yard touchdown pass with 5:41 remaining that the Broncos (3-1) were out of danger.  (more....)

BOISE, Idaho (Ticker) -- Boise State hopes it started a new winning streak.  Ryan Dinwiddie passed for 285 yards and four touchdowns as the
Broncos rebounded from their first loss of the season with a 33-17 victory over Wyoming.  Last week, Boise State (3-1) suffered a 26-24 loss at Oregon
State, ending its 13-game run, which had been the second-longest active streak among Division I-A schools.

by: Todd Miles (9/27/2003)
BOISE, IDAHO – Once again the blue was kind to the Broncos. A week after having their 13 game winning streak snapped at Oregon State, the Broncos started a new streak with a 33-17 win over Wyoming in front of 30,192 fans, the seventh largest crowd in Bronco Stadium history and the third straight sell out for the Broncos.  The Broncos (3-1) picked up their 14th straight win, and their 28th in their last 29 at Bronco Stadium thanks to a solid night by quarterback Ryan Dinwiddie, some special play from the special teams, and an opportunistic defense that picked off two passes and ended Wyoming quarterback Casey Bramlet's consecutive passes without an interception streak at 178. Wes Nurse did the honors picking off Bramlet in the end zone to keep the Broncos from falling behind 21-7 in the second quarter.


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