After allowing the Wyoming Cowboys to control the first quarter and then tie the ballgame at 7-7 early in the second quarter, the Boise State Broncos' vaunted defense finally find its rhythm and made the majority of the rest of the game uncomfortable for the Cowboys.
The 45-14 win was solid, not only for the defense but for the Bronco offense as well. Wyoming had been averaging about 378 yards of total offense per game. Boise State’s defense limited Wyoming to just 270 yards for the game.
On the other side of the ball, the Broncos had been averaging only 28.5 points per game. Boise State blew that out of the water with a 45-point tally and 437 yards of total offense.
Injuries aside, it was a good day for the Bronco football team. The win elevates Boise State to 7-1 on the season and 4-0 in Mountain West Conference play. Boise State moved up in the rankings, jumping to No. 19 in the AP poll and No. 14 in the USA Today coaches' poll.
So let’s take a look at the winners and losers from the Wyoming game…