2007 Fiesta Bowl Champs Honored Oct. 15
June 23, 2016

BOISE, Idaho – Boise State Athletics will honor the 2006 Bronco football team on the 10th anniversary of its historic, undefeated season that culminated with a victory in the 2007 Tostitos Fiesta Bowl, Director of Athletics Curt Apsey announced Thursday.

In what many have declared one of the greatest games in college football history, ninth-ranked Boise State defeated seventh-ranked Oklahoma in overtime (43-42) in the school’s first appearance in a Bowl Championship Series game, concluding the season as the only undefeated team in the country.

“I couldn’t be more excited to welcome back our first Fiesta Bowl team,” Apsey said. “This is a program with a long tradition of winning championships, but that group of coaches and players helped set a new standard for Boise State football.”

The Broncos jumped out to an early 14-0 lead over the Sooners, then shocked the world with a touchdown on a hook-and-lateral with seven seconds remaining to force overtime. Following an overtime touchdown on a fourth-down halfback pass, the Broncos won the game with a two-point conversion on Statue Left.

The entire 2006 team has been invited back to Albertsons Stadium for an on-field recognition during halftime of the Broncos’ Homecoming game against Colorado State, Oct. 15.

Invitations have been sent to coaches and student-athletes from the 2006 team.

The Fiesta Bowl reunion is part of a year-long celebration of the first 30 years of The Blue, which debuted for the 1986 season. The Broncos will also honor the greatest players of the last 30 years, as voted on by the fans, at halftime of the home-opener against Washington State (Sept. 10).

The only way to catch all of the action during the 2016 season is to be inside Albertsons Stadium. Season tickets are available at BroncoSports.com/tickets, or by calling (208) 426-4737.


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