After a quarter-and-a-half of close football, the Boise State football team took control and demolished Wyoming to the tune of 45-14. The win keeps the Broncos atop the Mountain West and doing just fine in the BCS standings.
D.J. Harper's 100 yards and two scores paced the offense, and Corey Bell's fumble return touchdown highlighted a strong effort by the D. Wyoming started the game with two drives, totaling 12 minutes, and ending in seven total points. Boise State scored 31 straight points to turn a 7-7 game into a 38-7 blowout.
It was over when ...
Corey Bell took a fumble 19 yards for a touchdown to give the Broncos a 31-7 lead midway through the third quarter.
Box score MVP
D.J. Harper had 100 yards and two touchdowns. Runner-up goes to Matt Miller who had seven catches for 78 yards before Chris Petersen called off the dogs.
Gamblers Anonymous question
Did Boise State cover? You bet they did. The spread was 16 points, and the Broncos won by 31.
What to look forward to
The Broncos host the not-bad San Diego State Aztecs next Saturday. Kickoff is at 8:30 p.m. MT, so start adjusting your circadian rhythms.