Home Games: Lyle Smith Field at Albertsons Stadium
Coach: Bryan Harsin
Rivalries: Fresno State, BYU, Nevada
Notable players: Dave Wilcox, Randy Trautman, Ryan Clady, Kellen Moore, Darian Thompson
Boise State Broncos Football Tickets
Representing Boise State University in Idaho, the Broncos football team plays in the NCAA's Division I Mountain West Conference. The university started out as a junior college, and as such, its football team was in a junior college football league from 1933 to 1968. During this period, the team dominated the competition and won 13 conference titles. In 1969, the team joined the NCAA and continued with its success, starting in Division II and moving up to Division I-AA before joining Division I in 1996. After a rocky start in this larger division, the Broncos soon found their stride. The program has made it to 19 bowl games and has been ranked in the Top 25 a total of 12 times. The team was undefeated in 2009 and 2006, reaching No. 4 and No. 5, respectively. The fans, especially those in the large student section, bring a lot of passion as they cheer on their home team. Find your Boise State Broncos football tickets at StubHub, and watch the action in person.
Where do the Broncos play?
Boise State Broncos football games are held at Albertsons Stadium, an outdoor field on the school's campus. Once you walk in and get a glimpse of the blue FieldTurf on Lyle Smith Field, you'll know you're in for a special treat. The blue field is something that the community takes great pride in; in fact, the university holds a trademark on any non-green field in the nation. The stadium has a capacity of just over 36,387. The energy can be physically felt during a defensive play or after a touchdown as everyone cheers together and rocks the stands.
What is the tailgating like?
Tailgating is allowed in the Albertsons Stadium parking lots. They open up to the public four hours prior to kickoff during the week and eight hours prior to kickoff on the weekend. Drive lanes must be kept clear, and no open fire pits or bonfires are permitted.
What are the Boise State Broncos football rivalries like?
Boise State is a competitive team, and the stadium is always spirited. The energy level is particularly high when the Broncos play their rivals, the Fresno State Bulldogs, the Nevada Wolfpack and the BYU Cougars. The series with Fresno State stands at 15-7 with Boise State leading. The trophy that the winning team wins is called the Milk Can. The Broncos have played 43 games against Nevada with BSU winning 30 of those match-ups. Against BYU, Boise State also holds the winning record, having won seven out of its nine games.
What are some of the bowl games Boise State has played in?
The team has a streak of going to bowl games every year since 2002. At the end of the 2018 season, the university had the fifth-longest active bowl streak. In 2014, 2015 and 2017, Coach Bryan Harsin led the team to wins in the Fiesta, Poinsettia and Las Vegas Bowl. A thriller occurred in 2006 when the team beat Oklahoma in the Fiesta Bowl by one point in overtime.
What's the upcoming Boise State Broncos football schedule like?
The 2019 season kicks off with an away game at Florida State. Three home games are up next, versus Marshall, Portland State and Air Force. Home games later in the season are those against Hawaii, Wyoming and New Mexico. The season closes with the team traveling to Colorado State. The Broncos always have the goal of reaching the Mountain West Conference Football Championship; this year, that game will be held on December 7.Back to Top
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