Bronco Remain No. 4 in Media Poll, Fall to No. 5 in Coaches

                BOISE, Idaho - Boise State remains at the No. 4 spot in this week's Associated Press poll, but fell to No. 5 in the USA Today Coaches' poll following its 41-21 defeat of Tulsa on Saturday (Sept. 24) evening at Bronco Stadium.

                The Bronco lost one of its two-first place votes in the AP poll, but holds a 71 point lead over No. 5 Oklahoma State.

                Despite dropping a position in the coaches' poll, Boise State increased its overall point total from 1,212 to 1,223.  Stanford jumped ahead of the Broncos in the coaches' poll by two points at 1,225. 

                There was a change at No. 1 in the media poll this week.  LSU went from 14 first place votes and 1,424 points in last week's poll, to 42 first place votes and 1,471 points following its win at West Virginia.  Oklahoma and Alabama follow LSU in the AP poll.

                The Sooners remain No. 1 in the coaches' poll followed by Alabama, LSU and Stanford.

                TCU is the only other Mountain West school in the top-25 with a No. 20 ranking in both polls.

                Boise State is back in action again this Saturday (Oct. 1) against Nevada.  Kickoff is slated for 12:30 p.m. (MT) at Bronco Stadium.

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