Boise State drops final game of the season
Nine teams were represented at the 2013 Winter Commencement
Ajayi runs Boise State past Lobos
Grant Hedrick threw for five touchdown passes and 305 yards
Jay Ajayi runs for 222-yards
Senior quarterback talks about the steps he has taken since winning the starting job last year and the progress of the rest of the offense.
BOISE STATE CAREER
RS SENIOR (2013): Started each of the Broncos' first seven games of the season during his final collegiate campaign before suffering a broken ankle on Boise State's first offensive play against Nevada (Oct. 19)...returned to start on Senior Day against New Mexico (Nov. 30), driving the Broncos for a touchdown on the team's opening possession of the game...completed 151-of-208 passes for 1,654 yards, 12 touchdowns and five interceptions on the season...also rushed 42 times for 111 yards and three touchdowns...prior to getting hurt, ranked fourth-nationally in completion percentage (.723), ninth-nationally in completions per game (24.83) and 23rd-nationally in passing yardage (1,589)...set Boise State and Mountain West records with a 27-of-29 (.931) passing performance against Air Force (Sept. 13)...threw for five touchdowns against UT Martin (Sept. 7), tied for the second-most in school history...just the 11th quarterback in school history to accomplish the feat...also had a three-touchdown performance against Southern Miss (Sept. 28)...threw for a career-high 335 yards against Utah State (Oct. 12), and threw for 313 yards against Fresno State (Sept. 20)...concluded his career ranked in the following all-time Bronco lists: pass attempts (eighth; 633), pass completions (sixth; 439), passing yards (seventh; 4,784), completion percentage (second; .694), passing touchdowns (tied for ninth; 33), total offense (eighth; 5,063), efficiency rating (fifth; 145.93), interception ratio (second; .021), 200-yard games (tied for seventh; 11) and 300-yard passing games (tied for sixth; four)...punted twice for an average of 38.0 yards per punt, downing each inside the 20-yard line...named to the Fall 2013 Academic All-Mountain West Team...served as a Game Captain against Washington (Aug. 31) and Fresno State (Sept. 20)...named to the National Football Foundation's Hampshire Honor Society.
RS JUNIOR (2012): Started each of the Broncos' 13 games...completed 248-of-371 passes on the season for 2,730 yards, 19 touchdowns and seven interceptions...also rushed 46 times for 121 yards...caught a six-yard pass against Fresno State (Oct. 13)...ranked fourth in the Mountain West in both pass efficiency (141.78) and total offense (219.31)...completion and attempts totals are the seventh-highest in a single season all-time at Boise State...completion percentage (.669) is the fifth-highest single-season mark in Boise State history...had two 300-yard passing games: 304 against Miami (Ohio), Sept. 15; 311 against New Mexico (Sept. 29)...six 200-yard games...career highs in completions (26) and attempts (38) against Washington in the MAACO Bowl Las Vegas (Dec. 22)...completed 17-of-20 (.850) passes against Colorado State (Nov. 17), the sixth-highest single-game completion percentage all-time at Boise State...punted seven times on the season, averaging 29.9 yards and downing five inside the 20-yard line...one-time game captain in 2012...over his last four games, completed 79-of-113 passes (.699) for 888 yards, nine touchdowns and no interceptions.
RS SOPHOMORE (2011): Back-up quarterback played in eight games during the regular season...completed 23-of-30 passes for 198 yards, one touchdown and one interception...also rushed seven times for 16 yards...tied his career high with eight completions against New Mexico (Dec. 3)...season-high 72 yards against the Lobos...went 5-of-7 for 48 yards and a touchdown against Tulsa (Sept. 24).
RS FRESHMAN (2010): Back-up quarterback appeared in eight games during his debut campaign with the Broncos...completed 17-of-24 passes on the season for 202 yards and a touchdown...did not throw an interception...season highs in both completions (eight) and attempts (13) at San Jose State (Oct. 16)...completed 4-of-5 for 102 yards at New Mexico State (Oct. 1), including a 78-yard touchdown pass to Chris Potter, the first of his career...also had nine carries for 31 yards, including a long of 20 yards against the Spartans...named to the WAC All-Academic Team.
FRESHMAN (2009): Redshirt season...named Offensive Scout Player of the Year.
HIGH SCHOOL CAREER
Lettered twice in football, and once each in baseball and basketball...named first-team all-state as a senior...first-team all-conference as a senior and second-team all-conference as a junior...completed 239 passes for 3,781 yards, while throwing 36 touchdown passes and only 11 interceptions as a senior...also rushed for 350 yards and eight scores on 90 carries in his final prep campaign...as a junior, threw 35 touchdowns and just eight interceptions with a 63 percent completion rate and 3,185 passing yards...high school coach was Dave Kravitz.
MAJOR - Business
BOISE STATE VARSITY LETTERS EARNED - Four