BOISE STATE BOASTS 2-0 RECORD AGAINST BOWLING GREEN: The Broncos will travel to Bowling Green on Saturday with high hopes of keeping their all-time record perfect against the Falcons. Boise State is 2-0 all-time against Bowling Green, although the two teams have never met away from Bronco Stadium. Boise State won the first matchup between the two schools in 2005 (48-20), as well as their most recent meeting in 2008 (20-7).
RADIO: KIDO (580 and 630 AM) in Boise, will broadcast the game live with Bob Behler providing the play-by-play. Former Boise State football player Pete Cavender handles color commentary. The games can also be heard on the Boise State Broncos Radio Network in Twin Falls (KSNQ 98.3 FM), Pocatello (KWIK 1240AM), Idaho Falls (KID 590AM), McCall (KDZY 98.3 FM), Spokane/Coeur d’ Alene/North Idaho (KJRB 790AM), Ontario (KSRV 1380AM) and Tri-Cities, Wash. (KALE 960AM).
TELEVISION: KTVB (Channel 7, digital channel 7-1) will carry seven games this season. KTVB will produce and air the Miami (OH), Bowling Green, UC Davis, Hawai’i, San Jose State, Idaho and New Mexico State games.
ONLINE: You can catch all the action when the Broncos face-off against the Falcons on Sept. 26 online via ESPN360.com -- ESPN’s signature broadband sports TV network. The game is available completely free to any student on campus.
SPANISH RADIO: KWEI (La Ley 99.5FM) operated by Treasure Valley Broadcasting is the first ever Spanish radio flagship of Boise State football and will provide full signal coverage throughout the Treasure Valley for all home and away games commencing with the 2009 season. Steve Ramirez and Marcos Magallon will serve as play-by-play announcers while former Bronco Alex Guerrero will provide commentary.
BRONCOS FACE MAC TEAM FOR EIGHTH TIME IN SCHOOL HISTORY: When Boise State travels to Bowling Green on Saturday, it will mark the eighth time the Broncos have faced a team from the Mid-American Conference. Boise State, who is 5-2 all time against MAC teams, has won five consecutive games against MAC opponents.
BOISE STATE 1-1 AGAINST THE MAC ON THE ROAD: The Broncos enter Saturday’s game looking to improve upon a 1-1 all-time road record against MAC opponents. Boise State’s only two road games came against Central Michigan in 1996 and 2000. The Broncos lost the 1996 contest 42-21, while they won the 2000 game 47-10.
BOISE STATE LOOKING FOR SIXTH CONSECUTIVE WIN AGAINST MAC OPPONENTS: The Broncos enter Saturday’s game having won five consecutive games against teams from the Mid-American Conference. After losing consecutive games against Central Michigan in 1996 and 1997, Boise State has recorded five straight wins against the MAC. All five wins have come since the 2000 season, and two of those wins came against Bowling Green.
BRONCOS MAKE FIRST TO OHIO: This will be the first time Boise State has played in the state of Ohio. The Broncos do have an all-time record of 3-1 against team from Ohio, but have never played there. Boise State has defeated Miami (2009), Bowling Green (2005) and Akron (1979) at Bronco Stadium, and lost to Youngstown State on the campus of Marshall University in Hungtington, West Virginia in the 1994 NCAA I-AA National Championship game.