BOISE, Idaho For the second straight week the Boise State University football team moved up two spots in the Associated Press and USA Today Coaches top 25 rankings to No. 15 and 16, respectively.

            Boise State moved up in the national polls following its 38-3 victory over Louisiana Tech University this past Wednesday (Oct. 1).  The Broncos also moved two places in the previous week’s rankings when they had an open date (Sept. 27) in preparation for the La. Tech game. 

            The Broncos made their first appearance in the top 25 rankings at No. 19 (AP) and 20 (coaches) following its 37-32 win at the University of Oregon on Sept. 20.

            The University of Oklahoma remains in the top spot in both polls for the second straight week.  The Sooners received 51 first place votes and 1,608 points from the media (AP), and 60 first place votes and 1,524 points from the coaches. 

            Boise State is the only team from the Western Athletic Conference (WAC) in the top 25.  Fresno State dropped out of both polls following its overtime loss to the University of Hawai`i.

            The Broncos are back in action this Saturday (Oct. 11) for its final non-conference game of the season when they travel to Hattiesburg, Miss., to fact the University of Southern Mississippi.

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