BOISE, Idaho The Boise State offense beat the defense 25-9 in the annual Blue-Orange Game to wrap up spring practice at Bronco Stadium on Friday night. The points were totaled through a scoring system derived to give both sides points based on rewarding positive plays.
Despite the 25-9 loss, the defensive was impressive holding the offense to just three field goals before they scored a touchdown on the final drive. Freshman Doug Martin capped the scoring drive with a 3-yard touchdown run. The defense held the Broncos’ offense to just 89 yards rushing on 31 carries, 2.9 yards per rush.
Boise State’s four quarterbacks competing for the starting job completed 28-of-45 passes for 243 yards. Freshman Kellen Moore went 11-of-13 for 99 yards while senior Bush Hamdan connected on 7-of-10 passes for 65 yards. Junior Nick Lomax was 6-of-13 for 53 yards while Michael Coughlin completed 4-of-9 passes for 26 yards.
Sophomore Titus Young led the Broncos with three catches for 50 yards, while sophomore Austin Pettis had three catches for 40 yards.
On defense, sophomore Keith McGowen led the Broncos with six tackles, while sophomore Jason Robinson and freshman Cedric Febis had five each.