BOISE, Idaho -- Senior punter Kyle Stringer and senior cornterback Quinton Jones have been named the WAC Special Teams Player of the Week and Defensive Player of the Week, respectively.Jones, a senior from Cerritos, Calif. (Las Alamitos HS), had one solo tackle in the 17-10 win at Wyoming, but also picked off a pass and returned it 61 yards for a touchdown to give Boise State a 17-3 lead in the second quarter. The score proved to be the winning margin of victory for the Broncos.
Stringer, a senior from Humble, Texas (Humble HS), averaged a school-record 50.1 yards per punt in Boise State's win at Wyoming. He punted seven times for 351 yards with a long of 61. His efforts enabled Boise State to win the field position battle in the defensive struggle between the two teams and set a new Boise State single-game record for punt average. Stringer is now third in the nation in punting with an average of 48.9 yards per punt.