BOISE, Idaho – The first regular season editions of the Associated Press and USA Today Coaches’ Polls have been released and Boise State has moved up multiple spots in both rankings after the Broncos’ impressive 19-8 win over the University of Oregon last Thursday (Sept. 3).
Boise State (1-0, 0-0) made its’ biggest move of the week in the Coaches’ Poll, where the Broncos jumped five spots to No. 11 with 803 points. Boise State sits one spot ahead of BYU (1-0, 0-0), who made the biggest move of any team this week. The Cougars moved from 24th to 12th (755 points).
The Broncos also managed to move up two places in the second AP Poll of the season, finishing this week at No. 12 with 882 points. BYU was once again the biggest mover in the poll, jumping from No. 20 to No. 9 following a 14-13 win over Oklahoma, who was ranked No. 3 at the time. Florida (1-0, 0-0) continues to hold the top ranking in both the Coaches’ Poll and AP Poll, earning 56 first-place votes in both rankings.
Boise State will take the field again this Saturday, Sept. 12, when the Broncos play host to Miami (OH) in Bronco Stadium. Kick-off is scheduled for 6 p.m.