Broncos Down Utah State 34-23 - Match Report
Joe Southwick's 335-yard performance through the air was the key in Boise State's 34-23 win over Utah State on Saturday at Romney Stadium.
Boise State was a favorite by 5 points and came through with an ATS victory for bettors. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 51.5.
Jay Ajayi rushed for 109 yards, while Derrick Thomas added 13 yards in the win. Shane Williams-Rhodes and Geraldo Boldewijn added 150 and 66 receiving yards respectively.
Robert Marshall rushed for 69 yards for Utah State, while Joey DeMartino added 37 yards. Darell Garretson threw for 116 yards for the Aggies, while receivers Travis Reynolds and Travis Van Leeuwen had 142 and 25 yards respectively.
Boise State outgained Utah State 447-348 yards in the game, while the battle of first downs was won 26-16 by the Broncos.
The time of possession battle favored Boise State as their offense was on the field for 32:56, longer than the 27:04 of their opponents.
Boise State heads into a Week 8 battle against Nevada. Utah State, meanwhile, will have their next action against New Mexico.