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23 Dec 2015: Congratulations to the Boise State Broncos for their 55 to 7 win over the Northern Illinois Huskies in the San Diego County Credit Union Poinsettia Bowl. The Broncos outgained the Huskies (8-6) 654 yards to 33. The Huskies only score came on special teams on a kick-off return in the 2nd quarter. For 2015 the Broncos ended up going 9 - 4 after an unexpected quarterback change in the 3rd game of the schedule. It was still a great year for Bronco football. Can't wait for next year. Maybe it will be Boise State v/s Alabama for the National Championship. Let's go with that. :)
31 Dec 2014: Congratulations to the (#20) Boise State Broncos for their 38 to 30 win over the (#10) Arizona Wildcats in the Vizio Fiesta Bowl. The Broncos are 3-0 in Fiesta Bowl appearances. In 2007 they beat Oklahoma in a game that will be an all-time classic; in 2010 they beat an undefeated TCU team. So after two losses early in the year the Broncos stormed back with 9 straight wins including the Mountain West Conference Championship and this last Fiesta Bowl. Way to go TEAM!!! For 2014 the Broncos ended up ranked 16th in the final AP poll!!
|6 Dec 2014: After an off year last year (8-5; yea, lots of teams will take that off year) the Broncos are back with new Head Coach Bryan Harsin and a league of new freshmen. Grant Hedrick and Jay Ajayi led the way behind a solid defensive performance to win the first ever Mountain West Championship game against Fresno State! Final score Broncos 28 - Fresno State 14. Way to go TEAM! Next stop for the #20 Broncos (11-2) is a battle with #10 Arizona (10-3) at the Vizio Fiesta Bowl on Dec 31st! This will be the Broncos 3rd trip to the Fiesta Bowl.
22 Dec 2012: Congrats to the Broncos for a 28 - 26 win over the Washington Huskies! This gives the #18 Broncos a 11-2 (7-1 MWC) season for 2012! Quite a feat considering Boise State returned fewer starters than any team in the FBS. Today's win was yet another record - 3 straight Maaco Bowl wins in a row. All against Pac 12 teams. They also won a share of the Mountain West Conference title in their previous game. Thanks again to Coach Pete, the staff and roster of the Boise State Football Team. You guys never cease to amaze! PS - Joe Southwick rose to the occasion as Kellen Moore's replacement and YES Boise State can win a game with a field goal! Thank you Michael Frisina.
22 Dec 2011: Congrats to the Broncos for a commanding 56 - 24 win over the Arizona State Sun Devils! This gives the (#7) Broncos a 12-1 (7-1 MWC) season for 2011! Kellen Moore along with this Senior Class, have accrued an amazing record setting 50 wins to only 3 losses. This record puts Kellen as having the most starting wins of ANY college football quarterback in history. It is unlikely this record will ever be broken. Year after year I just can't wait to see what the Broncos will deliver next.
22 Dec 2010: Congrats to the Broncos for a defining 26 - 3 win over the Utah Utes! This gives the (#10) Broncos a 12-1 (7-1 WAC) season for 2010!
|14 Jan 2010: Coach Chris Petersen was named the Paul "Bear" Bryant National Coach of the Year tonight. This makes the 2nd time he's received this award in 4 years and the only coach in NCAA history to win it twice!! Way to go Coach Pete!
4 Jan 2010 - They did it AGAIN! A perfect 13-0 season capped off with yet another Fiesta Bowl win. This time over #4 ranked TCU!! I am really proud of our team. The win today gives BSU a 14-0 season, only the 2nd time that has happened in NCAA history!! It was also the first time 2 unbeaten teams (both BCS busters) played in a BCS bowl other than the National Championship. This came just days after the news of Coach Peterson signing for another 5 years with Boise State! Final AP poll has us at #4 (only 4 points behind Florida)! What a great year!
27 Dec 2008: More congrats to the (#9) BSU Broncos for their second perfect regular season in 3 years! Their only loss came in the Poinsettia Bowl against a VERY good (11) TCU team. Final score 17-16. It could have gone either way about 3 or 4 different times but TCU hung on for the victory. My personal thanks to Coach Pete and the entire BSU staff and roster for another great season of college football!
1 Jan 2007: This was without a doubt, the greatest football game, college
or pro, I've ever seen in my entire life!
8 Jan 2007: After the Florida Gators soundly defeated Ohio State for the National Championship, Boise State is the ONLY REMAINING UNDEFEATED DIVISION I-A TEAM for 2006! Way to go Coach Pete, the assisting Staff, and of course our beloved Boise State Broncos for an outstanding season!
9 Jan 2007: Final AP Poll has the Boise Statae Broncos football team ranked #5 in the nation!! Does it get any better than this?
11 Jan 2007: I guess it does get better. Coach Chris Petersen was named the Paul "Bear" Bryant National Coach of the Year in Houston tonight. Yet another milestone for Boise State Football!
Idaho was admitted to the Union as the 43rd state on July 3, 1890 with a population of 88,548; signed into law by President Benjamin Harrison. The Great Northern Railroad was completed across the northern part of the state. Congress passes the Federal Forest Reserve Act. The first legislative and statewide elections were held. First session of the Idaho Legislature meets. Idaho is the 13th largest state in the U.S. This is truly a wonderful place to live!
State Flower: Syringa
State Song: "Here We Have Idaho"
State Horse: Appaloosa
State Bird: Mountain Bluebird
State Gem: Star Garnet
State Tree: Western White Pine
State Dance: Square Dance
State Fish: Cutthroat Trout
State Motto: "Esto Perpetua" ~ Let it endure forever.
State Fruit: Huckleberry
State Vegetable: Potato
State Cat: Squeekies - OK ya got me. I just put this here to see if you were paying attention LOL!!
State Cat's Favorite Snack: Teriyaki Beef Jerky **it's true, she goes nuts over it**
Highest elevation: 12,662 ft. (Mt. Borah)
Lowest elevation: 738 ft. (Lewiston)
Total area: 83,557 square miles
Water Mass: 823 square miles
Whitewater River Miles: 3,100 - (more than any other state)
Capitol City: Boise, Idaho's City of Trees
EAGLE CITY, IDAHO - Wyatt Earp and his wife Josie, opened the White Elephant Saloon here in 1883. His brother James Earp was also living here at the time.
NAMPA, IDAHO - The town was named after a Shoshone Indian Chief who is said to have had feet that were 17" long and 6" wide. * Baseball pitcher, Larry Jackson, was born here in 1931.
PAYETTE, IDAHO - Baseball player Harmon Killebrew was born here in 1936.
BOISE, IDAHO - In 2006 the Boise State Broncos were the only undefeated NCAA college football team in the nation. They capped it by defeating the Oklahoma Sooners in the Fiesta Bowl; 43-42 in overtime.