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Wake up, Bronco Nation: Boise State football links and things, 8-31-12

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Aug 18, 2012; Boise, ID, USA; Boise State Broncos running back DJ Harper (7) runs for yardage during the fall scrimmage at Bronco Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Brian Losness-US PRESSWIRE
Aug 18, 2012; Boise, ID, USA; Boise State Broncos running back DJ Harper (7) runs for yardage during the fall scrimmage at Bronco Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Brian Losness-US PRESSWIRE

Young defensive ends could be key to game tonight

Boise State expects to use 5 defensive ends tonight. Although they are young and don't have much experience, they are talented. Keep an eye on them tonight.

Chris Petersen doesn't care about Boise State's ranking

Boise State's ranking of 24 is it's lowest since 2008 but Coach Pete knows that it doesn't mean anything. If Boise State does win tonight, I believe the pollsters will respect it and move Boise State up accordingly.

Michigan State has something to prove against Boise State

Interesting post by ESPN Big 10 blogger Brian Bennett on how Boise State has been the power lately and how Michigan State has never made a BCS game is trying to get to the their first Rose Bowl in 23 years. Good to know that Boise State is not viewed anymore as a flash in the pan.

Kellen Moore scores first rushing TD in the NFL

He scored it on a naked bootleg that capped an 80 yard drive. Kellen finished the game going 17 for 30 for 211 yards. Lions will be making their final cuts by 9 pm tonight so hopefully Kellen has done enough to guarantee his spot.