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Forgive me for picking on the little guy here. Although it’s a minor gripe, I’m a bit puzzled as to why the Broncos are ranked ahead of both Clemson and Stanford. I would’ve had no gripe with this had Boise State blown away Air Force at home over the weekend.
That, however, didn’t happen, as the Broncos uncharacteristically struggled to put away an inferior opponent on the blue turf, only beating the Falcons and their pesky triple-option attack by a close 37-26 score. To make matters worse for Boise State, Clemson and Stanford both looked awfully good over the weekend.
Tajh Boyd and the Tigers put up 59 points against a respectable North Carolina team, while Stanford proved they’re much more than Andrew Luck, as they pounded a ranked Washington team for over 400 rushing yards in a laughable 65-21 beatdown.
Since both Clemson and Stanford play in major conferences, Boise State is going to have to get back to annihilating their opponents—and quickly. Because if they don’t, it’s only a matter of time before one of these two more-deserving teams leapfrog their way past the Broncos.