Southern Miss is now 0-5 on the season. Boise State moved up to 4-1 and jumped back into the rankings in the AP poll while climbing spots in the USA Today poll. On the surface, the score looked like it was a pretty dominating performance. The Broncos won by a final of 40-14.
However, the Broncos were basically outperformed offensively, and while some Boise State players jumped up, the Broncos will have to really work hard this week to prepare for Saturday’s matchup on the blue turf against Fresno State, a team that is averaging 39.5 points per game to Boise State’s 26.2.
It is said that a football team, from the start of the season to the end, is a work in progress. If that is true, then Saturday’s win in Mississippi certainly gave coaches some areas to look at in preparing for the next game.
That being said, let’s grade the Broncos’ performance in broader strokes against Southern Miss..