Broncos Drop to No. 5 and 6 in National Rankings

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                BOISE, Idaho - Despite once again coming away with win, the Boise State (4-0) football team lost one position in both the Associated Press and USA Today Coaches' polls.

                The Broncos lost 32 points in the media poll and fell to No. 5.  The team did hold on to their one first place vote and have 1,248 points. 

                In the coaches' poll, Boise State dropped another position for the second straight week.  The Broncos lost 37 points (1,186) and are now ranked No. 7.  Wisconsin moved past Boise State following its 48-17 win over Nebraska.

                LSU remained No. 1 in the AP poll, while Oklahoma also kept its No. 1 ranking in the coaches' poll. 

                In the media poll, Alabama and Oklahoma switched places with the Crimson Tide now at No. 2 and the Sooners at No. 3. 

                LSU and Alabama also switched their positions in the USA Today poll with the Tigers holding a slim two-point lead over the Crimson Tide (1,410 to 1,408) for second.

                Wisconsin jumped from No. 7 to No. 4 in the AP balloting, while Stanford held on to its No. 4 position in the coaches' poll.

                TCU, the only other Mountain West team in the top-25 prior to last weekend's games, fell out of both polls following its lost at home to SMU.

                Boise State is on the road this coming Friday (Oct. 7) for its final non-conference game of the season at Fresno State.  Kickoff is currently set for 6:00 p.m. (PT) and will be broadcast on ESPN.