An early look at Boise State

It's official. The Sooners (10-2) and Broncos (12-0) will square off in the Fiesta Bowl on January 1 in Glendale, Ariz at 7 p.m. (CST). Boise State running back Ian Johnson (pictured) is first nationally in scoring and second in rushing. See inside for an early look at the Broncos by the numbers. (AP Photo)

Location: Boise, Idaho
Enrollment: 18,599
Nickname: Broncos
Conference: Western Athletic
Record: 12-0
Conference Record: 8-0

By the Numbers: Offensively, Boise State currently ranks 2nd nationally in scoring offense (39.42 ppg) and 11h in total offense (424.25 ypg). They are 6th nationally in passing offense (250.75 ypg) and 55th in rushing offense (201.42 ypg).

Defensively, the Broncos is 18th in scoring defense (15.58 ppg) and 14th in total defense (273.75 ypg). They are 7th in rushing defense (82.92 ypg) and 48th in passing defense (191.75 ypg).

Individually: Quarterback Jared Zabransky is 8th nationally in passing efficiency and 44th in total offense. Running back Ian Johnson is second nationally in rushing (146.4 ypg) and first in scoring. The Broncos have three different receivers who each average 40-plus yards per game.

Schedule/Results:
8/31 -- Sacremento State -- 45-0
9/07 -- Oregon State -- 42-14
9/16 -- at Wyoming -- 17-10
9/23 -- Hawaii -- 41-34
9/30 -- at Utah -- 36-3
10/07 -- Louisiana Tech -- 55-14
10/15 -- at New Mexico State -- 40-28
10/21 -- at Idaho -- 42-26
11/1 -- Fresno State -- 45-21
11/11 -- at San Jose State -- 23-20
11/18 -- Utah State -- 49-10
11/25 -- at Nevada -- 38-7

* Strength of Schedule: 76th (Oklahoma is 58th)
* The Broncos lost to Georgia, 48-13, in their 2005 season-opener in Athens, Ga. and lost to Boston College, 27-21, in the MPC Computers Bowl in Boise last year.

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