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Wake up, Bronco Nation: Boise State football links and things, 9-24-12

Sep 20, 2012; Boise, ID, USA;  Boise State Broncos head coach Chris Petersen speaks with ESPN reporter Samantha Steele after the game against the BYU Cougars at Bronco Stadium.  Mandatory Credit: Brian Losness-US PRESSWIRE
Sep 20, 2012; Boise, ID, USA; Boise State Broncos head coach Chris Petersen speaks with ESPN reporter Samantha Steele after the game against the BYU Cougars at Bronco Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Brian Losness-US PRESSWIRE

Boise State and it's emphasis on compliance

Really good article here by Chadd Cripe on what Boise State has done in the wake of the penalties levied down by the NCAA. The compliance department has more than doubled its staff and is much more proactive in educating and even preventing certain penalties like an impermissible phone call to a recruit. Check out their Facebook page and educate yourself in case you have contact with a recruit or player.

Boise State stays put in polls

They stay at no. 24 in the AP and are 2 spots out of the USA Today poll. There aren't any 2 loss teams ranked above Boise State. Hopefully the bottom of the polls start losing more in the coming weeks.

Video: Titus Young catches hail marry pass for Lions

In case you missed it yesterday, Titus Young caught a hail marry to send the Lions - Titans game to OT. It capped off the Lions scoring 14 points to tie the game in about 70 seconds. Young had a great day overrall so congrats if you played him on your fantasy team. Late in the 4th quarter, Matthew Stafford was pulled from the game with a strained hamstring. He's undergoing an MRI to determine the severity of it, but this could mean a move up the depth chart for Kellen Moore next week!

Belated Birthdays

We have a host of birthdays from the past weekend starting with D.J. Harper's birthday that I missed on Friday. My bad, D.J. Then current players Darian Thompson and Eric Agbaroji shared a birthday on Saturday and finally Aaron Burks celebrated his birthday yesterday.