ESPN to Broadcast Boise State / Fresno State Football Game

                BOISE, Idaho - Boise State University will have its football game against Fresno State nationally televised by ESPN for the 11th straight year when the Broncos travel to central California for a non-conference game on Oct. 7 (Friday) at Bulldog Stadium.  Kickoff for the game is scheduled for 6:00 p.m. (PT).

                The Broncos hold a 9-1 record over the Bulldogs in nationally broadcast games starting in 2001 when Boise State upset eighth ranked Fresno State, 35-30 in Fresno. 

                Fresno State's only win in the past 10 years came during the 2005 season with the Bulldogs handing Boise State a 27-7 loss in Fresno.

                Boise State has dominated Fresno State the past three seasons winning by average of 39.7 points-per-game.  The Broncos defeated the Bulldogs 61-10 in 2008; 51-34 in 2009; and last year shutout Fresno State for the first time 51-0 in Bronco Stadium.

                All games the past 10 years came with both schools as members of the Western Athletic Conference.   

Boise State's all-time record against Fresno State is 9-4. 

                The two teams will be in different leagues this season as Boise State moves into the Mountain West Conference starting this year.  Fresno State, along with current WAC members the University of Nevada and the University of Hawai'i, will join the Broncos in the MWC at the start of the 2012 season.

                Boise State starts the 2011 season also on ESPN in the Georgia Dome against the University of Georgia in the Chick-fil-A Kickoff Classic.  Kickoff is scheduled for 8:00 p.m. (ET).

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