Since 1970, Boise State has played its home games in Albertsons Stadium (known as Bronco Stadium from 1970 to May 2014), which enjoys a reputation as one of the most difficult places in the country for opposing teams to play. The stadium is well known for its blue artificial surface, which was first installed in 1986 making it the first ...
On March 28, 2011, Sporting News named Moore as the #1 player in their annual list of the top 25 players in the nation. He has ranked ahead of Stanford quarterback Andrew Luck and Oregon running back LaMichael James who both finished ahead of Moore in the 2010 Heisman voting. He only needed 8 wins during the 2011 season to ...
Boise State's best-known program is football, which attained a perfect 13–0 record in 2006, capped by an overtime win in the Fiesta Bowl over the Oklahoma Sooners. They finished the season as the only major undefeated college football team. BSU's football team has won the Fiesta Bowl two more times, following the 2009 and 2014 seasons. The school's Albertsons Stadium, introduced its famous blue artificial turf (now FieldTurf) thirty-four years ago in 1986.
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Boise State University
1973 - Present / NCAA Division 1
1932 - 1973 / University Division of the NCAA
2011 - Present / Mountain West Conference
2001 – 2011 / Western Athletic Conference
1996 – 2001 / Big West Conference
1970 – 1996 / Big Sky Conference
1968 - 1970 / NAIA Independent
1932 - 1968 / Junior College Status
Broncos - During the first year of classes (1932-1933), Boise Junior College students picked the Bronco mascot because it represented the wild horses that roamed the Owyhees. In 1935 and 1936 the student body constructed paper and wooden broncos, nicknamed Elmer. The mascot was paraded downtown and set on fire before each homecoming game, and “From his ashes rises the spirit of new conquests and victories.”
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