BOISE, Idaho (AP) -- David Mikell and Donny Heck scored two
touchdowns apiece and Wes Nurse set up two first-half scores with
turnovers as Boise State extended its winning streak to 12 games
with a 62-0 shutout of Idaho State on Saturday.
Ryan Dinwiddie threw for 235 yards and a touchdown and ran for
another score as Boise State (1-0), which gained 580 yards and held
Idaho State (1-1) to 152 total yards and just 6 yards on the
ground. The (1-1) Bengals never threatened to score and punted 14
With Boise State leading 3-0 in the first quarter, Nurse
intercepted Roman Ybarra's pass at the Bengal 35-yard to set up
Mikell's first score, a 10-yard run.
In the second quarter Nurse forced a fumble by Bengal wide
receiver Sale Key, which was recovered by Andy Avalos at the Idaho
State 31-yard line. Four plays later Heck scored and gave the
Broncos a 24-0 lead when he recovered his own fumble in the end
Mikell added a 43-yard touchdown run in the second quarter and
Dinwiddie and Jerry Smith connected on a 33-yard touchdown pass as
the Broncos took a 31-0 halftime lead.
Boise State scored 31 more points the second half on Tyler
Jones' 43-yard field goal and three touchdown runs -- 12 yards by
Dinwiddie, 10 yards by Heck and Brad Lau's 4-yard dive. Mike
Stanford also threw a 53-yard TD pass to Lawrence Bady.
Four different quarterbacks played for the Broncos, who have won
27 of their past 28 home games. It was the first meeting between
the state rivals since 1995. The crowd of 30,664 was the
fourth-largest in Bronco Stadium history.