BRONCOS WIN 300TH!!!

The Broncos have done it, looking more like the team we know in defeating San Jose State 38-21 tonight for the 300th win as a four-year school. This story features a brief recap of each of the 300 wins. More information will be added in the days to come to make this a permanent record of their great accomplishment. Congratulations to the incredible Boise State Broncos!

1968: (8-2)

#1--50-2 pasting of Westminister in what is now Bronco Stadium

#2--20-0 shutout over Eastern Washington at home. Punter Dennis Baird kept EWU at bay the entire game with his 11 punts, tied for the Bronco record. Boise State jumped on EWU for 3 touchdowns in the first quarter and held on for the win. Abe Brown scored on a 16-yard run and Eric Guthrie threw touchdowns to Baird (40 yards) and Larry Smith (5 yards). The Bronco defense held Eastern Washington to just 165 yards of total offense, and Steve Forrey helped out with a 54-yard interception return to stop one threat.

#3--49-0 win over Whitworth on the road, as the Boise State defense allowed just 30 yards of total offense for the entire game and -16 yards passing, both Bronco records. Abe Brown ran for 69 yards on 9 carries and scored touchdowns of 2 and 35 yards, while Dennis Baird hauled in a 42-yard pass from Eric Guthrie for another score. Gary Stivers also booted a 53-yard field goal for the Broncos. The Bronco secondary shined with 6 interceptions, led by Jim Murgoitio with 2.

#4--50-27 win at Eastern Oregon

#5--27-20 shocker over Idaho State at home. Ed "The Flea" Bell was one of the top receivers in the nation, but it was Steve Forrey that made hadlines. Forrey picked off no less than 4 Bengal passes, an all-time Boise State record. Gary Stivers added 2 field goals to aid the Bronco cause.

#6--41-0 win at home against Western State, the Broncos' 3rd shutout of the year

#7--61-7 win over Central Washington on the road

#8--16-7 win over College of Idaho on the road--Boise State finished the season with 34 interceptions to lead the nation. The Broncos averaged 38.9 points while holding opponents to just 12.5.

 

1969: (9-1)

#9--37-7 win at Central Washington

#10--66-7 win at home against Whitworth, Boise State's 10th win as a four-year school

#11--17-7 victory over Cal Poly-SLO on the road for Boise State's 10th consecutive win

#12--45-7 decision at Eastern Washington

#13--62-0 whitewashing of Southern Oregon on the road. Bronco quarterback Ron Autele was 10-13 for 117 yards, passed for 3 touchdowns and ran for another score. Two of the scoring strikes were to Allen Dykman, tight end Dave Toney caught 5 passes for 69 yards and the other TD, and former Capital High School star Dale Leatham grabbed 3 passes for 44 yards. Linebacker Steve Vogel led the Bronco defense with 10 tackles.

#14--51-7 win at home against Hiram Scott, as Ken Johnson gained 111 interception return yards (on 3 interceptions), an all-time Bronco record. 6,506 fans looked on as Boise State recorded 7 interceptions. Ken Johnson stole 3 himself and scored on 2 returns of 56 and 52 yards.

#15--23-20 win at Western State, led by the foot of placekicker Gary Stivers. Stivers hit 3 field goals in the game, including a 33-yard effort that split the uprights for the winning score. Moments before, punter Dennis Baird's 44-yard rumble after a fake punt tied the score at 20, allowing Stivers to perform his heroics.

#16--35-27 win over Idaho State at home, as Henry Jenkins returned an Idaho State punt for 91 yards and a touchdown. Jenkins field the ball on his own 9, cut to the left right through the heart of the ISU kickoff return team. Somehow, he emerged untouched, cut to the sidelines and sped to the pylon. Kenzie Davis had another 65-yard punt return that went the distance. Ed "The Flea" Bell had gained national attentio as Idaho State's superb receiver and 11,600 fans came out to see what the buzz was about. Bell was contained by the Bronco secondary that picked off 5 Dan Halt passes to thwart Bengal drives. The Flea did grab 6 catches to lead the Bengals. Bell finished the season with 96 receptions, 1,522 receiving yards and 20 touchdowns, all small college records. Quarterback Eric Guthrie's 45-yard scramble for six and Larry Smith's 75 yards on 16 carries led the ground attack. Dennis Baird was the top receiver for the Broncos with 6 catches for 105 yards and a touchdown. Idaho State Coach Ed Cavenaugh had this to say, "We got beat by a helluva ball team. And that was the best defense we have seen all season long, including Montana."

#17--45-0 win at home against College of Idaho led by Abe Brown, who had an outstanding day carrying the ball with 134 yards on 23 attempts and 3 touchdowns. Alan Ellert had 4 sacks of Coyote quarterback Lon Troxel.

 

1970: (8-3, 2-2 Big Sky)

#18--49-14 win over Chico State at home in the first game in Bronco Stadium

#19--35-0 win at home against Eastern Montana

#20--34-20 win vs. Central Washington at home thanks to the effort of Ebright, who started the game instead of regular starter Eric Guthrie. Ebright hit wide receiver Al Marshall in the end zone for a 31-yard pass play that was the Bronco's go-ahead score. John Walker finished with 15 tackles for Boise State, and Scott Bowles blocked a Central Washington field goal.

#21--17-10 win on the road in Bozeman in Boise State's first Big Sky Conference game and the Broncos' 10th consecutive road victory (against 1 loss). Faddie Tillman's fumble recover at the Bobcat 14 set up a 15-yard run by Guthrie for Boise State's first-ever Big Sky touchdown. It was a defensive struggle throughout, as the Bronco defense held Montana State to 57 yards passing and 210 yards of total offense. Boise State put together a solid 72-yard drive for the game-winner, capped by Ross Wright's 1-yard plunge.

#22--57-0 shutout over Southern Oregon at home

#23--12-0 blanking of Eastern Washington at home, another 3-shutouts season for Boise State. At the time, Eastern Washington was known as the Savages. Reserve quarterback Pat Ebright's 2 touchdown passes and a superb defense allowed the Broncos to escape with the wine

#24--24-3 win in the Minidome in Pocatello over Idaho State. Prior to the game, the Boise State Beta Sigma Chi fraternity rolled an empty beer keg 250 miles from Boise to the Minidome, setting a national record.

#25--41-7 win at College of Idaho, as Ebright was 15-24 for 161 yards and 3 touchdowns. Halfback Gary Evans hit Rob Wates for another 5-yards score. Ross Wright had 76 yards on 13 carries and Cary Hosaw had 4 rushes for 66 yards as the Broncos held a 21-6 edge in first downs.

 

1971: (10-2, 4-2 Big Sky)

#26--42-14 win over Division I Idaho

#27--18-14 decision at home vs. Cal Poly-SLO

#28--First win over Nevada, 17-10 in Reno, a game which featured 11 punts by Boise State's Eric Guthrie, tying the Bronco record.

#29--47-24 win at home against Montana--The Grizzlies had enjoyed back-to-back undefeated regular seasons in 1969 and 1970 to go along with Big Sky titles and berths in the Camelia Bowl each year.

#30--34-28 win on the road against Eastern Washington

#31--35-26 win over Central Washington in Bronco Stadium

#32--52-24 win at home against Montana State, as receiver Don Hutt hauled in 4 touchdown passes to set the single-game Bronco record that has been tied twice.

#33--22-17 win at home against Northern Arizona to clinch Boise State's first-ever Big Sky Conference title. Placekicker Eric Guthrie (who was also the punter and starting quarterback) kicked 5 field goals to set an all-time record in the game.

#34--28-21 win at home over College of Idaho, allowing Boise State to climb to 7th in the NCAA Division II polls.

#35--32-28 win over Chico State in the Camelia Bowl, at the time the equivalent of the Division II national championship at the time. Boise State scored 25 points in the 4th quarter to get the win. The game was broadcast nationally on ABC-TV with Keith Jackson doing the play by play. In 1971, a player could not play professional in one sport and college in the other, and Boise State was forced to forfeit the bowl trophy, but not the win in the standings (Bronco quarterback Eric Guthrie also played pro baseball).

 

1972: (7-4, 3-3 Big Sky)

#36--36-16 win at home against UNLV and the Broncos' first win over the Rebels

#37--21-15 win at Humboldt State

#38--49-16 win in Bronco Stadium against Weber State

#39--56-19 decision over Nevada at home for Boise State's 10th straight win in Bronco Stadium. In the game, Bronco runners carried the ball a record 83 times for 516 yards.

#40--33-7 win at Portland State (Wide receiver Al Marshall averaged 40.8 yards per catch (5-204) in the game, which still stands as the highest yards per catch total with a minimum of 5 receptions.)

#41--31-28 squeaker over Idaho State at home

#42--39-12 win at Northern Arizona

 

1973: (10-3, 6-0 Big Sky)

#43--47-24 win in Moscow over Idaho--Idaho players, fresh from a 62-14 romp over UTEP the week before, strutted through the Bronco locker room before the game doing chants and assorted nonsense before a surprised group of Broncos.

#44--27-17 win at home vs. Montana State for Boise State's 25th win at home (vs. 4 defeats)

#45--64-7 victory against Portland State, featuring 642 yards of total offense by the Broncos.

#46--34-7 win at Weber State

#47--21-6 win against Northern Arizona

#48--55-7 win over Montana in Bronco Stadium, when the Bronco ground game was in perfect form, picking up 531 yards for an all-time record.

#49--21-17 barnburner in Pocatello against Idaho State to clinch a 2nd Big Sky Conference title and the Broncos' first undefeated Big Sky season

#50--42-10 victory over the #4 team in Division II, Cal Poly-SLO for Boise State's 50th win

#51--wild 32-31 win over U-C Davis on the road in one of the most exciting games in Bronco history. A touchdown pass from Jim McMillan to Dave Nicely with six seconds left, followed by Rolly Woolsey's extra point, captured the win in dramatic fashion. Boise State finished the season #7 in the Associated Press Division II poll.

#52--53-10 win at home against South Dakota for Boise State's first NCAA Division II playoff win (quarterfinal game) Quarterback Jim McMillan set postseason records for passing percentage by hitting 21 of 30 and touchdown passes with 4. John Smith also set a mark with his 86-yard kickoff return. Receiver Don Hutt snared 3 McMillan missiles for touchdowns.

 

1974: (10-2, 6-0 Big Sky)

#53--41-21 win on the road against Cal Poly-SLO. Running back John Smith averaged 12.5 yards per carry (12-150), setting a Bronco record with a minimum of 10 attempts.

#54--41-7 win over Chico State

#55--40-37 win in Bozeman vs. Montana State

#56--36-16 win over Nevada

#57--61-3 victory against Idaho State

#58--45-13 win on the road against Northern Arizona

#59--42-14 win in Bronco Stadium vs. Weber State, Boise State's 10th consecutive Big Sky Conference win

#60--41-20 win over UC Davis

#61--56-42 thriller against Montana for Boise State's first win in Missoula and the Broncos' 25th road win (vs. 11 defeats) Quarterback Jim McMillan set the all-time record of 6 touchdown passes and running back John Smith caught 4 of those to tie the receiving touchdowns record in that game.

#62--53-29 win over Idaho to give Boise State a 3rd Big Sky Conference championship. McMillan capped his Boise State home career by completing 30 of 42 passes.

 

1975: (9-2-1, 5-0-1 Big Sky)

#63--42-20 home opening win over Cal State-Hayward

#64--35-29 win at home against Cal Poly-SLO, when Quarterback Greg Stern found Mike Holton for a 46-yard scoring play with 44 seconds left.

#65--28-13 win on the road against Weber State

#66--35-34 victory against Montana State, as Holton's heroics again propelled the Broncos to a close win. With 31 seconds remaining, Holton once again got loose in the secondary, and this time Quarterback Lee Huey hit him with a 32-yard strike for the go-ahead touchdown.

#67--34-21 win at home against UNLV

#68--48-0 win over Northern Arizona, as the Bronco defense forced 6 Lumberjack fumbles to set an all-time record and allowed just 1 pass completion.

#69--39-28 win against Montana, at the time a record 18th straight home win

#70--49-6 win in Reno vs. Nevada

#71--20-17 win over Idaho State on the road to clinch Boise State's 4th Big Sky Conference title, 3rd in a row and 18th in a row without a loss. Boise State ended the remarkable 3-year Big Sky run of 18 games without a loss (with a tie as the only blemish).

 

1976: (5-5-1, 2-4 Big Sky)

#72--42-14 home win over Augustana

#73--33-0 shutout over Humboldt State, Boise State's 10th shutout victory

#74--26-8 decision over Nevada

#75--36-0 win on the road against Idaho State

#76--56-31 victory vs. Weber State

 

1977: (9-2, 6-0 Big Sky)

#77--19-9 win on the road over Weber State

#78--45-14 win against UNLV

#79--26-0 shutout over defending Division II National Champion Montana State

#80--43-17 win in Missoula against Montana

#81--27-13 win against Northern Arizona in Bronco Stadium

#82--23-16 win on the road in Boise State's first win over Utah State

#83--31-7 home win over Idaho State, the 50th win in Bronco Stadium against 8 losses

#84--42-21 win over Cal Poly-SLO

#85--44-14 win at Idaho to clinch a 5th Big Sky Conference championship and 4th undefeated run through the Big Sky. Boise State finishes its Division II years with a record of 85-26-2)

 

1978: (7-4, 3-3 Big Sky)

#86--42-12 win over Division I-A Cal State-Fullerton, Boise State's 1st win as a Division I-AA program

#87--19-13 win over Division I-A Long Beach State

#88--31-21 win in Bronco Stadium over Northern Michigan. Cedric Minter set the all-time single game rushing record of 261 yards in the game.

#89--30-15 win over Division I-A San Jose State. Minter carried the ball 38 times in the game, a Bronco record.

#90--14-13 squeaker at home over Weber State

#91--16-14 win over Idaho State on the road

#92--48-10 win over Idaho

 

1979: (10-1, 7-0 Big Sky)

#93--22-3 win over Division I-A Cal State-Fullerton on the road

#94--31-21 win over Akron

#95--14-0 win over Montana State, Boise State's 10th I-AA win (vs. 5 losses)

#96--37-35 thriller on the road vs. Montana

#97--41-17 win on the road against Idaho

#98--44-0 win over Idaho State (Rick Woods set the all-time record for punt returns with 9 in that game, and Bronco runners set another all-time mark with a 9.4 yards per carry average (46-433).)

#99--23-7 win in Ogden over Weber State

#100--44-7 win over Northern Arizona for Boise State's 100th win (against 31 losses and 2 ties)

#101--28-27 win in Reno vs. Nevada to complete another undefeated Big Sky season (the Broncos were ineligible for the conference crown or any post-season action due to an illegal scouting violation in 1978)

#102--56-14 win over Cal Poly, helped by Boise State's record 7 interceptions.

 

1980: (10-3, 6-1 Big Sky)

#103--28-7 shocker over Division I-A Utah in Salt Lake City s 3,000 Bronco fans traveled to see the first matchup of the two teams, Boise State's 11th straight win. Running Back Terry Zahner rushed for 113 yards and 2 touchdowns to pace the Bronco offense while Linebacker Dan Williams stopped the Utes cold with 15 tackles.

#104--20-18 win in Flagstaff over tough Northern Arizona, behind Running Back Cedric Minter's 171 yards rushing.

#105--44-10 win against Montana

#106--44-21 win over Idaho (#9 in Division I-AA) in Bronco Stadium before a then-record crowd of 21,812.

#107--24-0 shutout over Weber State

#108--26-11 win over Division I-A Cal State Fullerton

#109--14-3 decision over Nevada to clinch the Broncos' 6th Big Sky Conference crown

#110--22-13 win at Idaho State for Boise State's 50th Big Sky Conference win (against 15 losses and 1 tie) and 25th win as a I-AA school (vs. 8 losses)

#111--amazing 14-9 win over Grambling in Bronco Stadium in Boise State's first-ever Division I-AA playoff game (I-AA semi-final game). Grambling was led by legendary coach Eddie Robinson and had supplied the NFL with top talent for years. They featured Trumaine Johnson and the "Trees of Terror" on defense.

#112--31-29 thrilling win over Eastern Kentucky in Sacramento, California for the I-AA National Championship! Aliotti completed 24 of 41 passes in the game.

 

1981: (10-3, 6-1 Big Sky)

#113--32-20 win over Northwestern State

#114--33-9 win at home against Rhode Island

#115--34-20 win in Bronco Stadium vs. Northern Arizona

#116--27-13 win at Montana

#117--20-10 win vs. Montana State

#118--33-19 decision over Weber State on the road

#119--13-3 win at Nevada

#120--17-6 win against Cal Poly

#121--45-43 win in Moscow over Idaho, fueled by John Broadous' 100-yard kickoff return, a Bronco record.

#122--19-7 win over Jackson State in the NCAA Division I-AA national quarterfinals for Boise State's first road playoff win and 5th post season victory (against 3 losses). Running back Rodney Webster set postseason records with 25 carries and 156 yards in the game.

 

1982: (8-3, 4-3 Big Sky)

#123--20-9 win over Division I-A Cal State-Fullerton

#124--A monumental 20-13 win over Nevada, Boise State's 75th win in Bronco Stadium against just 13 defeats

#125--22-15 win on the road against Division I-A Pacific

#126--21-14 home win over Montana

#127--41-21 win over Weber State

#128--26-24 win on the road at Cal Poly

#129--30-10 win over Utah State in which linebacker John Rade recorded an amazing 8 tackles for loss, far and away the all-time Boise State record.

#130--27-24 decision at Idaho State, Boise State's 50th road win vs. 25 defeats

 

1983: (6-5, 4-3 Big Sky)

#131--33-14 win over Eastern Washington

#132--27-3 decision over Cal Poly

#133--42-0 blanking of Montana State

#134--38-27 win at Weber State

#135--32-20 win over Idaho State in Bronco Stadium for Boise State's 50th win as a I-AA school (vs. 18 losses)

#136--28-3 win over Northern Arizona

 

1984: (6-5, 4-3 Big Sky)

#137--37-12 win over Nevada

#138--45-17 win at home against Eastern Washington

#139--26-23 win in Pocatello vs. Idaho State

#140--14-12 win at Northern Arizona

#141--35-7 win at Montana

#142--14-10 win at Cal Poly

 

1985: (7-4, 5-2 Big Sky)

#143--13-9 win over UC-Davis, as kicker Roberto Moran nailed a 56-yard field goal, the longest in Bronco history.

#144--58-21 drubbing of Montana State

#145--24-10 home win against Northern Arizona

#146--24-21 win at Weber State

#147--29-15 win vs. Idaho State when placekicker Roberto Moran booted 5 field goals to tie the all-time Bronco record.

#148--28-3 win at Montana

#149--42-14 decision over Cal Poly

 

1986: (5-6, 3-4 Big Sky)

#150--74-0 win over Humboldt State, so dominated by the Bronco defense that the Humboldt running game averaged a negative 1.1 yards per carry, an all-time Bronco record.

#151--31-14 win in Bozeman vs. Montana State

#152--31-0 win over Montana, Boise State's 75th Big Sky Conference victory (against 28 losses and a tie)

#153--23-13 win against Weber State

#154--31-17 win over Northwestern State, as Boise State recovered a record 6 fumbles.

 

1987: (6-5, 4-4 Big Sky)

#155--34-13 win over Delaware State

#156--30-0 win over Cal State-Northridge

#157--35-13 win over Montana State

#158--38-13 win over Eastern Washington

#159--36-31 in at Nevada

#160--48-18 win against Northern Arizona

 

1988: (8-4, 5-3 Big Sky)

#161--29-10 win at Division I-A Long Beach State for Boise State's 100th win in Bronco Stadium (vs. 24 losses)

#162--14-10 win vs. Sam Houston State

#163--24-21 win at Northern Arizona, where linebacker Scott Russell dominated, making an incredible 28 tackles, the all-time Bronco record.

#164--31-27 win against Weber State

#165--31-28 home win against Montana

#166--40-28 win over Nevada

#167--31-10 win at Idaho State

#168--12-7 win against Eastern Illinois

 

1989: (6-5, 5-3 Big Sky)

#169--23-12 decision over Stephen F. Austin State

#170--41-24 road victory over Weber State

#171--20-7 win over Idaho State

#172--21-14 win against Northern Arizona

#173--37-10 win vs. Montana State

#174--27-20 win over Eastern Washington

 

1990: (10-4, 6-2 Big Sky)

#175--14-10 win over Stephen F. Austin State

#176--24-14 win over Idaho State

#177--34-21 win in Bronco Stadium against Boston University

#178--41-3 win over Montana

#179--28-20 win over Northern Arizona in Flagstaff

#180--44-16 win at Idaho State

#181--31-27 win at Montana State

#182--30-14 win over Nevada

#183--20-3 win over Northern Iowa in the NCAA Division I-AA first round, which saw punter Mike Black tied the Bronco record with 11 punts and cornerback Frank Robinson halt 3 Northern Iowa drives with interceptions. The Bronco defense held Northern Iowa to a negative 5 yards rushing and only 156 yards of total offense.

#184--20-13 win over Middle Tennessee State in the I-AA Quarterfinals, when the stingy Boise State defense again excelled, limiting MTSU to 26 yards passing.

 

1991: (7-4, 4-4 Big Sky)

#185--35-14 victory over Liberty for Boise State's 100th win as a I-AA school (against 52 losses)

#186--48-14 win over Division I-A Long Beach State

#187--31-17 win over Eastern Washington

#188--38-7 win at home over Stephen F. Austin State

#189--57-14 win over Northern Arizona

#190--38-16 win over Idaho State

#191--31-14 win against Montana State, Boise State's 100th Big Sky Conference victory vs. 47 defeats and 1 tie)

 

1992: (5-6, 3-4 Big Sky)

#192--17-7 win over Division I-A Pacific

#193--24-20 win over Stephen F. Austin State on the road

#194--27-21 win over Montana, the 150th win for Boise State in Bronco Stadium (against only 28 defeats)

#195--20-14 win at Northern Arizona

#196--24-21 win against Weber State

 

1993: (3-8, 1-6 Big Sky)

#197--31-10 win over Rhode Island

#198--27-13 win over Northeastern

#199--34-27 win against Idaho State

 

1994: (13-2, 6-1 Big Sky)

#200--36-26 win over Northeastern, Boise State's 200th win as a four-year school (vs. only 96 losses and 2 ties)

#201--40-19 win over Cal State-Northridge

#202--37-27 win over Nevada

#203--35-7 win over Liberty

#204--28-16 win over Northern Arizona in Flagstaff (Running Back K.C. Adams set an all-time Bronco record for his 80-yard touchdown in the game, the longest running play from scrimmage.)

#205--24-17 win over Weber State

#206--38-10 win in Bozeman over Montana State

#207--38-14 win over Montana

#208--16-13 win against Eastern Washington

#209--27-24 win over Idaho to clinch Boise State's 7th Big Sky Conference championship

#210--24-20 win over North Texas in the First Round of the NCAA Division I-AA playoffs

#211--17-14 come-from-behind win over Appalachian State in the I-AA Quarterfinals, as wide receiver grabbed 4 catches for 140 yards and 2 touchdowns in the victory.

#212--thrilling 28-24 comeback win over Marshall in the I-AA Semifinals, Boise State's 10th straight home win, 8th I-AA playoff win (vs. 3 defeats) and 10th postseason victory (against 6 losses). Willie Bowens consistently gave Boise State excellent field position witih his postseason record of 146 kickoff return yards.

 

1995: (7-4, 4-3 Big Sky)

#213--38-14 win over Division I-A Utah State in Logan

#214--38-14 win over Sam Houston State, Boise State's 11th straight win at home

#215--40-14 win at Weber State

#216--27-17 win against Idaho State

#217--49-14 win vs. Portland State

#218--63-44 win over Eastern Washington

#219--35-7 win over Montana State in Boise State's final Big Sky Conference game (114-61-1) and final Division I-AA game (134-76)

 

1996: (2-10, 1-4 Big West)

#220--33-22 win over Portland State for Boise State's 1st win as a Division I-A school

#221--33-32 win at New Mexico State for Boise State's 1st win in the Big West Conference

 

1997: (5-6, 3-2 Big West)

#222--23-63 loss to Cal State-Northridge that was later forfeited to count as a win

#223--24-7 win over Weber State

#224--52-10 win over New Mexico State for Boise State's first Big West win at home

#225--17-14 win at North Texas for Boise State's 75th road win (vs. 70 losses)

#226--30-23 win in overtime over Idaho

 

1998: (6-5, 2-3 Big West)

#227--26-13 win over Cal State-Northridge

#228--42-24 win vs. Portland State for Boise State's 150th win in Bronco Stadium (against 47 losses)

#229--31-28 win in Salt Lake City over Utah for Boise State's 10th win as a Division I-A school (vs. 17 losses)

#230--24-13 win vs. Weber State

#231--30-16 win against Utah State

#232--55-51 win at New Mexico State, as Rodney Smith gathered in 4 touchdowns to tie the Bronco record for receiving TD's.

 

1999: (10-3, 5-1 Big West)

#233--35-27 win over Southern Utah

#234--20-9 win over New Mexico

#235--26-20 home win against Utah, the Broncos' 3rd win over the Utes vs. 2 losses

#236--41-7 pounding of Eastern Washington

#237--52-17 win over Nevada

#238--33-27 win at Utah State

#239--63-10 win vs. Arkansas State

#240--45-26 win over New Mexico State, Boise State's 10th Big West Conference win (vs. 10 losses)

#241--45-14 win at Idaho to capture Boise State's 1st Big West Conference Championship and 8th overall conference championship

#242--34-31 win over Louisville in the Crucial.com Humanitarian Bowl before a nationwide audience on ESPN2 for Boise State's 1st Division I-A bowl win and the Broncos' first win over a Conference-USA team (in their 1st matchup against a team from that conference). Freshman running back Brock Forsey picked a great time to emerge onto the scene with a postseason record 269 yards of all-purpose offense. Shaunard Harts set another mark with his 80-yard interception return for a touchdown of Louisville quarterback Chris Redman.

 

2000: (10-2, 5-0 Big West)

#243--31-14 win at New Mexico, Boise State's 5th win over a Mountain West school (vs. 2 losses)

#244--42-17 win over Northern Iowa, a game in which Brock Forsey accounted for 292 yards of all-purpose offense, breaking the all-time record.

#245--47-10 win at Central Michigan

#246--41-23 win against Eastern Washington, Boise State's 10th straight win in Bronco Stadium and 25th win as a Division I-A school (vs. 26 losses). Quintin Mikell's 126 yards on punt returns set a Bronco record.

#247--59-0 win in Bronco Stadium over North Texas, Boise State's 20th shutout win as a four-year school

#248--34-31 win at New Mexico State

#249--42-14 win at Arkansas State

#250--66-38 win vs. Utah State, the 250th victory for Boise State as a four-year school.

#251--66-24 win over Idaho to win Boise State's 2nd straight Big West Conference title, 9th overall conference championship and 6th overall undefeated conference season--Boise State ends its short run in the Big West Conference with a record of 16-10.

#252--38-23 win over UTEP in the Crucial.com Humanitarian Bowl, nationally televised on ESPN2, for Boise State's 2nd straight I-A bowl win and 14th straight win in Bronco Stadium. Quarterback Bart Hendricks' thrilling 77-yard run up the middle led the Broncos' 2nd-half surge.

 

2001: (8-4, 6-2 WAC)

#253--42-17 win over UTEP for Boise State's 1st Western Athletic Conference win

#254--45-13 win at Idaho

#255--41-10 win vs. Tulsa

#256--35-30 win on the road against #8 Fresno State (live on ESPN), Boise State's 1st win over a Top 25 team and 1st Western Athletic Conference road win

#257--49-7 win vs. Nevada

#258--28-21 win at Hawai'i for Boise State's first win against the Rainbow Warriors and first win in Honolulu

#259--56-6 win over San Jose State

#260--26-10 win against Central Michigan, Boise State's 5th straight win on the blue at Bronco Stadium.

 

2002: (12-1, 8-0 WAC)

#261--38-21 win vs. Idaho, 30,878 fans were on hand to witness the 175th win in Bronco Stadium (vs. 50 losses)

#262--35-13 win at Wyoming for Boise State's 5th straight win over a Mountain West school

#263--63-38 win against Utah State

#264--58-31 win over Hawai'i, broadcast nationwide on ESPN

#265--52-24 win at Tulsa, Boise State's 15th consecutive win at home.

#266--67-21 win over Fresno State in a nationally televised ESPN game that set the all-time Bronco Stadium attendance record (30.924) Quarterback Ryan Dinwiddie set the all-time passing percentage record of 86.4% (19-22) in that game. Boise State moves to 5-0 on the ESPN networks.

#267--45-8 win at San Jose State, Boise State's 10th Western Athletic Conference win

#268--58-3 win at UTEP

#269--49-7 win against Rice, the 10th straight win in Bronco Stadium

#270--36-10 win over Louisiana Tech for Boise State's first win over the Bulldogs (vs. 3 defeats). Lou Fanucchi's 97-yard catch and run set an all-time record for the longest scoring pass in Boise State history.

#271--44-7 win at Nevada for their 50th win as a Division I-A school (vs. 33 losses), 10th consecutive Western Athletic Conference win, 10th straight win, 5th straight road win to clinch Boise State's 1st WAC championship, 10th overall conference championship since becoming a four-year school and 7th undefeated conference season

#272--34-16 win over Iowa State in the Crucial.com Humanitarian Bowl, nationally televised on ESPN2 for the Broncos' 1st win over a Big 12 Conference team, 3rd Humanitarian Bowl victory (against no bowl defeats) 5th overall bowl win (against 1 defeat) and 5th straight win on ESPN with no losses. Brock Forsey's 3 touchdown runs propelled the Broncos to victory. Boise State finished the season ranked in both major polls for the first time in history--the Broncos finished 12th in the ESPN/USA Today Coaches Poll and 15th in the Associated Press Poll.

 

2003: (13-1, 8-0 WAC)

#273--62-0 win over Idaho State

#274--24-10 win at Idaho for the Broncos' 13th consecutive win

#275--33-17 win against Wyoming

#276--43-37 win in Ruston against Louisiana Tech (Quarterback Ryan Dinwiddie set all-time records for total offense (542 yards), passing yards (532 yards), completions (40) and attempts (60) in the game and wide receiver Tim Gilligan broke the record for receptions in a game with 16.) The Boise State offense accounted for 732 yards, shattering the existing record.

#277--27-20 win vs. Tulsa, Boise State's 15th straight win in Bronco Stadium.

#278--45-3 win against SMU. The game featured the longest reception in Bronco history, a 98-yard pass from Ryan Dinwiddie to Lawrence Bady from Boise State's own 1-yard line to the SMU 1.

#279--77-14 win over San Jose State, as the 77 points are the most ever scored by Boise State and kicker Tyler Jones nailed 10 PAT's for another Bronco record.

#280--50-12 win in Provo vs. BYU in a nationally televised ESPN game, Boise State's win against a Mountain West school

#281--51-21 win over UTEP for Boise State's 15th straight Western Athletic Conference win

#282--31-17 win at Fresno State in a nationally televised ESPN game

#283--56-3 win over Nevada

#284--45-28 win at Hawai'i in a nationally televised ESPN game for the Broncos' 10th consecutive win.

#285--34-31 win at TCU in the PlainsCapital Fort Worth Bowl, nationally televised on ESPN, for Boise State's 4th Division I-A bowl win. For the 2nd consecutive year, Boise State finished in the top 15 in the ESPN/USA Today Coaches Poll and was also ranked in the top 20 in the Associated Press Poll for the 2nd straight year.

 

2004: (11-1, 8-0 WAC)

#286--65-7 win over Idaho in Bronco Stadium

#287--53-34 win over Oregon State in a game nationally televised by ESPN, the Broncos' 1st win over a PAC-10 school. Korey Hall's 3 interceptions, including the first one for a touchdown, paced the Broncos. The landmark win was the 20th straight at home for the Broncos and the 10th win without a loss on ESPN.

#288--Come-from-behind 47-31 win on the road over UTEP

#289--28-27 nailbiter over BYU as the Broncos survive when a last-minute field goal try goes awry. A national television audience watching on ESPN saw the Broncos collect their 15th straight win.

#290--38-20 victory over SMU on Homecoming as Boise State gets their 20th straight Western Athletic Conference win.

#291--45-42 win at Tulsa, as Boise State's Tyler Jones nails a last-minute field goal to give the Broncos the close win.

#292--33-16 win over Fresno State in front of a nationally televised audience on ESPN.

#293--69-3 win over Hawai'i as the Bronco defense dominates in a game nationally televised by ESPN2.

#294--56-49 win in 2 overtimes on the road against San Jose State in a nationally televised early morning game on ESPN. It was Boise State's 20th straight win--the Broncos owned the longest winning streak in the nation.

#295--55-14 win over Louisiana Tech in Bronco Stadium as Jon Helmandollar ran for a school record 5 touchdowns. The win was Boise State's 25th straight in the Western Athletic Conference and 25th consecutive home win.

#296--58-21 win on the road against Nevada in a game nationally televised by ESPN. It was the Broncos' 22nd straight win, easily a school record, and 15th in a row on ESPN. Boise State finished the season in the Top 15 in the ESPN/USA Today Coaches' Poll for the third straight year and made a strong run for the top 5 in the Bowl Championship Series Standings before slipping to 9th in the final BCS release.

 

2005: (4-2, 2-0 in WAC)

#297--48-20 win over Bowling Green, broadcast nationally on ESPN2. Boise State is now 16-1 on ESPN networks.

#298--44-41 thriller in Honolulu as the Bronco special teams featured a 92-yard punt return by Quinton Jones (school record), and two Orlando Scandrick runbacks, one on a blocked field goal by Daryn Colledge and the other on a blocked extra point, also by Colledge.

#299--21-14 win over Portland State

#300--38-21 win over San Jose State as Jared Zabransky passed for one touchdown and ran for two others. It was the 28th straight Western Athletic Conference win for Boise State and the 28th straight win in Bronco Stadium.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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