SEC West quarterbacks Dak Prescott, Jake Coker and Brandon Allen each led scoring drives to help the South to a 27-16 win over the North in Saturday's Senior Bowl.
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Matt Bowen ESPN Staff Writer
Boise State safety Darian Thompson has the pro size (6-foot-2, 215 pounds), range and footwork that scouts look for at the position. And he wants to hit. Thompson finishes every play and has created some buzz this week at Senior Bowl practices.
Kyle Bonagura ESPN Staff Writer
Boise State defensive coordinator Marcel Yates has agreed in principle to replace Jeff Casteel in the same capacity at Arizona, Arizona announced Monday. Yates spent the last two years in Boise after a two-year stint as the Co-DC at Texas A&M.
The Crimson Tide are joined in the top four by Michigan, Baylor and Florida State -- which bumped out No. 5 Clemson.
Here are five teams that didn't make the cut in Mark Schlabach's Way-Too-Early Top 25, but should have warranted serious consideration.
NC State announced the hiring of Eliah Drinkwitz, Boise State's offensive coordinator, to run the Wolfpack's attack and coach quarterbacks next year.
It's blue bath time for Broncos
That's what you earn after a bowl game victory over Northern Illinois. The only thing that could make this a more perfect Boise State moment would be some blue turf. Best bowl pictures
Boise State jumped out to a 7-0 lead in the game's first minute and never looked back as the Broncos cruised to a 55-7 win over Northern Illinois.
Harsin gets soaked after bowl win
Boise State coach Bryan Harsin couldn't even get through an answer in the postgame interview before his team congratulated him with an on-field shower.
Jeremy McNichols scored three touchdowns, the first one just 58 seconds into the game, and finished with 189 total yards as Boise State embarrassed Northern Illinois 55-7 in the Poinsettia Bowl o
Final: Boise State 55, Northern Illinois 7
The Broncos racked up 654 yards on offense and held the Huskies to just 33 as they turned the Poinsettia Bowl into a rout. Box score
Boise State makes it 24 straight points
The Broncos are up 55-7 after Thomas Stuart's TD rush. The 48-point margin of victory would be tied for the fifth-largest in a bowl game.
Broncos start 4th with another score
Kelsey Young took the pitch 24 yards to the house to continue Boise State's rout of Northern Illinois (on ESPN).
Boise State continues to pour it on
Brett Rypien is closing in on 350 yards passing and tossed his third TD of the game when he found a wide-open Alec Dhaenens to push the score to 41-7 in the Poinsettia Bowl. (Live on ESPN)
Huskies' lone highlight is a good one
Northern Illinois needed a big play in the Poinsettia Bowl when Aregeros Turner scored on this 96-yard return. It didn't spark a comeback. Boise State still leads 34-7 on ESPN.
Rypien tosses TD to add to Boise's lead
Brett Rypien linked up with Chaz Anderson for a 16-yard score to put the Broncos up 31-7 in the Poinsettia Bowl. Boise State has 335 yards on offense, while Northern Illinois has 27.