Boise State has now tied turn-of-the-century Pennsylvania and the 1970's Michigan team for 4th place all-time in winning seven consecutive games for eight straight seasons. The Broncos accomplished the feat Saturday in Honolulu with a 54-9 win over the Warriors.
's football team has made its share of history the
last several years. With their
seventh consecutive win of the season over
, however, the Broncos put together an amazing
has now won seven consecutive games in each of the
last eight seasons!
I thought upon hearing that news
that it had to be pretty significant, but I wasn't prepared for what I found.
With their amazing consistency over the last eight years,
became just the sixth team in the history of college
football to do that. They are the
second of the modern era, and the first team to do it since
from 1969-1976. Best
of all, the streak is not over.
holds the all-time record with 21 consecutive years
of winning seven consecutive games. The
Tigers did it from 1883-1903. Yale
is second by achieving the feat from 1886-1898.
Harvard did it 10 straight years (1886-1895) while
(1891-1898) and the aforementioned
team also had a streak of eight consecutive years.
Of all the history made by
, this statistic is probably the most interesting!