In the past three and a half games, dating to halftime against Air Force, Boise State has allowed five offensive touchdowns. One of the reasons. Boise State () will kick off Mountain West play with a split In addition, the team's six-game winning streak at Boas (dating back to last. The yards rushing against the Cowboys were the second-most for Boise State in its last eight games dating back to last season.
It may or may not be the mystique of the blue field, but the week off looks good on the Aztecs.
Tack on being a point underdog going into this matchup. The Aztecs knew what they were going up against, but they looked determined to come home with a victory.
San Diego State upsets Boise State
The Aztecs were already down three scores by halftime with heads hung low and facemasks full of grass. The tables were turned on Saturday afternoon.
Despite being two-touchdown underdogs, the Aztecs came into the game believing they could run the table. They knew they had to shut down Brett Rypien.
The Aztecs watched film on the Oklahoma State game and compared notes to what they already excel at on defense— put pressure on the quarterback.
Winning this game meant, Rypien had to be shut down. San Diego State would end up sacking Rypien four times, but it was clear that he was uncomfortable early when Aztecs cornerback Darren Hall jumped a route for an interception early handing Rypien his first interception in The sweeter stat for San Diego State: In the Mountain West Conference, one rivalry has been bubbling and growing hotter and hotter with each passing year: These two programs have together won all of the last four conference championships.
They both have managed to make national headlines, and each is considered Group of Five elite. In light of that fact, these two programs have not faced one another in any of the last five Mountain West Conference Championship games.
Here are the results of the last six Mountain West Conference Championship games: Before we dig into the Aztecs and Broncos, Fresno State is worthy of mention in this discussion.
Over the last 6 years, the Bulldogs were the only other Mountain West team to have claimed a football championship. In addition, they faced off against the Broncos in two other championships during that span.
Is SDSU vs. Boise State Becoming The Hottest Rivalry In Mountain West?
The Aztecs hold a series lead The rivalry was mostly put on hold from until with only one meeting in those years after San Diego State left the Western Athletic Conference to join the Mountain West. The Bulldogs joined the Mountain West in The Bulldogs and Broncos dominated the WAC in the s, with the winner of the game being ranked 9 times in a year stretch.
Fresno State likes cans, apparently. In comparison, Boise State and San Diego State have only played five times ever with their first meeting in