List of Boise State Broncos football seasons

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Seasons[edit]

National Champions Big Sky Conference Champions Big West Conference Champions Western Athletic Conference Champions Mountain West Conference Champions   Playoff Berth Bowl game berth
Season Conference Season results Postseason result Final ranking
Conf.
finish
W L T AP Poll Coaches
Boise State Broncos football seasons
1933 Junior College [1] 1 2 1
1934 Junior College 4 3 0
1935 Junior College 4 4 0
1936 Junior College 3 4 0
1937 Junior College 0 6 1
1938 Junior College 2 4 0
1939 Junior College 4 2 0
1940 Junior College 4 2 0
1941 Junior College 3 4 0
1942 Boise State did not play football during the 1942–1945 seasons because of World War II
1943
1944
1945
1946 Junior College 2 4 2
1947 Junior College 9 0 0
1948 Junior College 9 0 0
1949 Junior College 10 0 0 Won Potato Bowl
1950 Junior College 9 1 0 Lost Junior Rose Bowl[2]
1951 Junior College 10 0 0 Won Potato Bowl
1952 Junior College 8 1 0
1953 Junior College 8 1 0
1954 Junior College 9 1 0
1955 Junior College 7 2 0
1956 Junior College 8 0 1
1957 Junior College 9 1 0
1958 Junior College 10 0 0
1959 Junior College 7 2 1
1960 Junior College 8 2 0
1961 Junior College 9 1 0
1962 Junior College 5 2 2
1963 Junior College 5 3 1
1964 Junior College 8 2 0
1965 Junior College 9 2 0
1966 Junior College 9 1 0
1967 Junior College 6 4 0
Totals 199 61 9 (Junior College Total)
1968 Independent [3][4] 8 2 0      
1969 Independent 9 1 0      
1970 Big Sky[4][5] 3rd 8 3 0      
1971 Big Sky 2nd 10 2 0 Won Camellia Bowl 32–28 vs. Chico State    
1972 Big Sky 3rd 7 4 0      
1973 Big Sky [6] 1st 10 3 0 Won vs. South Dakota 53–10 (D-II quarterfinals);
Lost vs. Louisiana Tech 34–38 (D-II semifinals)
   
1974 Big Sky 1st 10 2 0 Lost vs. Central Michigan 6–20 (D-II quarterfinals)    
1975 Big Sky 1st 9 2 1 Lost vs. Northern Michigan 21–24 (D-II quarterfinals)    
1976 Big Sky 5th 5 5 1      
1977 Big Sky 1st 9 2 0 not invited to D-II playoffs    
1978 Big Sky [7] 4th 7 4 0      
1979 Big Sky 1st 1 1 0 probation: no conference title (7–0) or I-AA playoffs [8]    
1980 Big Sky 1st 10 3 0 Won vs. Grambling 14–9 (I-AA semifinals);
Won vs. Eastern Kentucky 31–29 (I-AA championship)
   
1981 Big Sky T–1st
[9]
10 3 0 Won vs. Jackson State 19–7 (I-AA quarterfinals);
Lost vs. Eastern Kentucky 17–24 (I-AA semifinals)
   
1982 Big Sky 4th 8 3 0      
1983 Big Sky T–3rd 6 5 0      
1984 Big Sky T–3rd 6 5 0      
1985 Big Sky 3rd 7 4 0      
1986 Big Sky 5th 5 6 0      
1987 Big Sky 4th 6 5 0      
1988 Big Sky 3rd 8 4 0 Lost vs. Northwestern State 13–22 (I-AA first round)    
1989 Big Sky 4th 6 5 0      
1990 Big Sky 2nd 10 4 0 Won vs. Northern Iowa 20–3 (I-AA first round);
Won vs. Middle Tennessee 20–13 (I-AA quarterfinals);
Lost vs. Nevada 52–59 in 3OT (I-AA semifinals)
   
1991 Big Sky 4th 7 4 0      
1992 Big Sky 5th 5 6 0      
1993 Big Sky 7th 3 8 0      
1994 Big Sky 1st 13 2 0 Won vs. North Texas 24–20 (I-AA first round);
Won vs. Appalachian State 17–14 (I-AA quarterfinals);
Won vs. Marshall 28–24 (I-AA semifinals);
Lost vs. Youngstown State 14–28 (I-AA championship)
   
1995 Big Sky 2nd 7 4 0      
1996 Big West [10] 5th 2 10 [11]   - -
1997 Big West 3rd 5 6   - -
1998 Big West 4th 6 5   - -
1999 Big West 1st 10 3 Won Humanitarian Bowl vs. Louisville 34–31 - -
2000 Big West 1st 10 2 Won Humanitarian Bowl vs. UTEP 38–23 - -
2001 WAC 2nd 8 4   - -
2002 WAC 1st 12 1 Won Humanitarian Bowl vs. Iowa State 34–16 15 12
2003 WAC 1st 13 1 Won Fort Worth Bowl vs. TCU 34–31 16 15
2004 WAC 1st 11 1 Lost Liberty Bowl vs. Louisville 40–44 12 13
2005 WAC T–1st 9 4 Lost MPC Computers Bowl vs. Boston College 21–27 - -
2006 WAC [12] 1st 13 0 Won Fiesta Bowl vs. Oklahoma 43–42 5 6
2007 WAC 2nd 10 3 Lost Hawai'i Bowl vs. East Carolina 38–41 - -
2008 WAC 1st 12 1 Lost Poinsettia Bowl vs. TCU 16–17 11 13
2009 WAC 1st 14 0 Won Fiesta Bowl vs. TCU 17–10 4 4
2010 WAC T–1st 12 1 Won Maaco Bowl Las Vegas vs. Utah 26–3 7 9
2011 Mountain West 2nd 12 1 Won Maaco Bowl Las Vegas vs. Arizona State 56–24 8 6
2012 Mountain West T–1st 11 2 Won Maaco Bowl Las Vegas vs. Washington 28–26 18 14
2013 Mountain West 2nd (Mountain) 8 5 Lost Hawai'i Bowl vs. Oregon State 23–38 - -
2014 Mountain West 1st (Mountain) 12 2 Won Mountain West Championship Game vs. Fresno State 28–14
Won Fiesta Bowl vs. Arizona 38–30
16 16
Totals 386 143 2 university regular season games – (1968– )
2 3 0 Division II playoff games – (1968–77)
8 4 0 Division I-AA playoff games – (1978–95)
1 0 0 non-Division I FBS bowl games – (1971)
10 5 0 Division I FBS bowl games – (1996– )
1 0 0 Conference Championship games – (2014– )
408 154 2 all university games – (1968– )
606 215 11 all games (university and junior college) – (1933– )

References[edit]

  1. ^ One year after the founding of Boise Junior College, the school began to play football in the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA).
  2. ^ https://news.google.com/newspapers?id=dKsnAAAAIBAJ&sjid=LU4DAAAAIBAJ&pg=3893,4438866&dq=junior+rose+bowl+history&hl=en
  3. ^ In 1968, Boise College began to compete with four-year colleges as an independent in the NAIA, a transitional period that began in 1965 and finished in 1969.
  4. ^ a b scholarworks.boisestate.edu - The Broncos: A History of Boise State University, 1932-1994 - p.131 - accessed 2011-10-10
  5. ^ The Broncos were accepted into the NCAA in October 1969, and a month later into the Big Sky Conference, effective the following July. The Broncos began NCAA competition in 1970 in Division II ("College Division" prior to 1973) in a brand new Bronco Stadium.
  6. ^ In 1973 the NCAA "College Division" was split into two divisions — "Division II" and "Division III" — Boise State joined Division II.
  7. ^ When the NCAA realigned in 1978, the Big Sky Conference was moved from Division II up to the newly created Division I-AA, a subdivision of Division I. Since 2006, Division I-AA has been known as Division I FCS. (Idaho was moved down from Division I to Division I-AA in 1978.)
  8. ^ Due to sanctions for "coaching irregularities" in 1978, Boise State was ineligible for the conference title or the I-AA playoffs in 1979.
  9. ^ Though tied for first at 6–1, Boise State did not win the Big Sky title in 1981 due to their head-to-head loss to champion Idaho State.
  10. ^ Boise State moved up to Division I-A in 1996.
  11. ^ Overtime rules in college football were introduced in 1996, eliminating ties.
  12. ^ In 2006, "Division I-A" was renamed "Division I Football Bowl Subdivision" or "Division I FBS" for short.

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