List of Boise State Broncos football seasons

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Seasons[edit]

National Champions Intermountain Collegiate Athletic Conference 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   Independent[1] 1 2 1
1934 Independent 4 3 0
1935 Independent 4 4 0
1936 Independent 3 4 0
1937 Independent 0 6 1
1938 Independent 2 4 0
1939 Independent 4 2 0
1940 Independent 4 2 0
1941 Independent 3 4 0
1942 Boise State did not play football during the 1942–1945 seasons because of World War II
1943
1944
1945
1946 Independent 2 4 2
1947 Independent 9 0 0
1948   ICAC[2] 1st[3] 9 0 0
1949 ICAC 1st 10 0 0 Won Potato Bowl (Bakersfield, CA) vs. Taft JC 25–7 [4]
1950 ICAC 1st 9 1 0 Lost Junior Rose Bowl vs. Long Beach CC 13–33 [5]
1951 ICAC 1st 10 0 0 Won Potato Bowl vs. Bakersfield 34–14 [6][7]
1952 ICAC 1st 8 1 0
1953 ICAC 1st 8 1 0
1954 ICAC 1st 9 1 0 Lost Potato Bowl vs. Compton JC 6–7 [8]
1955 ICAC 1st 7 2 0
1956 ICAC T-1st 8 0 1
1957 ICAC 1st 9 1 0 Lost Potato Bowl vs. Bakersfield 13–28 [9]
1958 ICAC 1st 10 0 0 Won National JC Championship vs. Tyler (TX) JC 22–0 [10]
1959 ICAC T-2nd 7 2 1
1960 ICAC 1st 8 2 0
1961 ICAC 1st 9 1 0
1962 ICAC 2nd 5 2 2
1963 ICAC 2nd 5 3 1
1964 ICAC 2nd 8 2 0
1965 ICAC 1st 9 2 0 Lost Potato Bowl vs. Cerritos 12–41 [11]
1966 ICAC 1st 9 1 0
1967 ICAC T-2nd 6 4 0
Totals 199 61 9 (Junior College Total)
1968    Independent[12][13] 8 2 0      
1969 Independent 9 1 0      
1970     Big Sky[13][14] 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[15] 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 declined invitation to D-II playoffs due to late game at Idaho [16]    
1978    Big Sky[17] 4th 7 4 0      
1979 Big Sky 1st 1 1 0 probation: no conference title (7–0) or I-AA playoffs [18]    
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
[19]
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 (La.) 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[20] 5th 2 10 [21]   - -
1997 Big West 3rd 4 7   - -
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[22] 1st 13 0 Won Fiesta Bowl vs. Oklahoma 43–42 in OT 5 6
2007 WAC 2nd 10 3 Lost Hawaii 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 Hawaii 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
2015 Mountain West T–2nd (Mountain) 9 4 Won Poinsettia Bowl vs. Northern Illinois 55–7 - -
2016 Mountain West T–1st (Mountain) 10 3 Lost Cactus Bowl vs. Baylor 12–31 - -
2017 Mountain West (Mountain) - -
Totals 405 149 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)
11 6 0 Division I FBS bowl games – (1996– )
1 0 0 Conference Championship games – (2014– )
427 161 2 all university games – (1968– )
621 222 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. ^ From 1948 to 1967, Boise Junior College played in the Intermountain Collegiate Athletic Conference (ICAC). The ICAC existed from 1936 until 1984, when it merged with the Arizona Community College Conference (ACCAC) and became the Western States Football League (WSFL).
  3. ^ http://mariah95.com/football/bjc/ICACFOOTBALLCHAMPIONS.pdf
  4. ^ "Boise JC's win in Potato Bowl". Ellensburg Daily Record. (Washington). Associated Press. December 5, 1949. p. 8. 
  5. ^ Hubbart, Jim (December 10, 1950). "Boise Broncs fall to Long Beach, 33-13". Deseret News. (Salt Lake City, Utah). Associated Press. p. 2C. 
  6. ^ "Boise adds bowl win to football honors". Deseret News. (Salt Lake City, Utah). December 3, 1951. p. A-7. 
  7. ^ Ourada, Patricia K. (1994). "The Broncos: A History of Boise State University Athletics, 1932-1994". p. 106. 
  8. ^ "Boise is beaten in Potato Bowl". Spokane Daily Chronicle. (Washington). December 6, 1954. p. 21. 
  9. ^ "Boise squashed in Potato Bowl, 33-13". Deseret News. (Salt Lake City, Utah). United Press. December 9, 1957. p. B-11. 
  10. ^ "Boise captures Jaycee crown". Spokane Daily Chronicle. (Washington). Associated Press. November 28, 1958. p. 14. 
  11. ^ "Fog routs fans; Boise dumped". Spokane Daily Chronicle. (Washington). Associated Press. December 6, 1965. p. 17. 
  12. ^ 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.
  13. ^ a b scholarworks.boisestate.edu - The Broncos: A History of Boise State University, 1932-1994 - p.131 - accessed 2011-10-10
  14. ^ 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.
  15. ^ In 1973 the NCAA "College Division" was split into two divisions — "Division II" and "Division III" — Boise State joined Division II.
  16. ^ Vaughan, Sue (November 28, 1977). "Idaho, Troxel in bitter loss". Spokane Daily Chronicle. (Washington). p. 16. 
  17. ^ 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.)
  18. ^ Due to sanctions for "coaching irregularities" in 1978, Boise State was ineligible for the conference title or the I-AA playoffs in 1979.
  19. ^ 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.
  20. ^ Boise State moved up to Division I-A in 1996.
  21. ^ Overtime rules in college football were introduced in 1996, eliminating ties.
  22. ^ In 2006, "Division I-A" was renamed "Division I Football Bowl Subdivision" or "Division I FBS" for short.

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