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DESPITE 54-9 WIN AT HAWAI?I, BRONCOS FALL TO SEVENTH IN BCS STANDINGS

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            BOISE, Idaho - Despite keeping its record perfect at 7-0 with a convincing 54-9 win at the University of Hawai'i late Saturday night (Oct. 24), Boise State University fell three spots in this week's Bowl Championship Series standings to seventh.

            The computers led to the Broncos drop as the average of the six different computer rankings listed Boise State eighth, after listing the team fifth last week.  The two human polls, USA Today Coaches and Harris Interactive, each had the Broncos in the same position this week at No. 5.

            The top three spots remained the same for the second straight week with defending national champion Florida at No. 1, followed by Alabama and Texas.  Iowa replaced Boise State at the No. 4 position jumping two spots from sixth.  USC is fifth and TCU, the only other non-BCS conference team among the top 15 schools, moved from eighth to sixth just ahead of the Broncos.

            Cincinnati, LSU and Oregon round out the top 10 of this week's standings.

            Along with staying at No. 5 in the coaches and Harris polls for the second straight week, Boise State also held its same place in the Associated Press poll at No. 6.  The AP rankings are not used to decide the BCS standings.

            Boise State returns to Bronco Stadium for the first time in four weeks when it plays host to San Jose State in a Western Athletic Conference game.  Kickoff is set for 1:07 p.m. (MT).