The Boise State football team has had a trying first four weeks of the 2013 season—a 2-2 record was not what anyone in Bronco Nation had in mind for this squad. Although the Broncos may still be one of the better teams in the Mountain West Conference, the pressure has already begun to mount for the team that most people thought would be a near lock to play in the inaugural Mountain West Conference Championship Game.
However, despite the struggles that this team has already had to deal with so early in the season, there have been some bright spots that suggest the Broncos are capable of coming together and salvaging what has been, up to this point, a disappointing campaign.
Several players who were simply contributors in past years (or not on the team at all) have emerged as playmakers for the 2013 Boise State football squad. In this article, we’ll take a look at some of those players, highlighting five Broncos who have surprised us in 2013.
Although there may be arguments for players who have surprised the Boise State faithful in a negative way this season, we’re going to focus on the positive impact the following five players have had.
Let’s take a look at the Broncos who have pleasantly surprised us most in 2013.