1990 Boise State Broncos football team

The 1990 Boise State Broncos football team represented Boise State University in the 1990 NCAA Division I-AA football season. The Broncos competed in the Big Sky Conference and played their home games on campus at Bronco Stadium in Boise, Idaho. The Broncos were led by fourth-year head coach Skip Hall, Boise State finished the season 10–4 overall and 6–2 in conference.

1990 Boise State Broncos football
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ConferenceBig Sky Conference
Record10–4 (6–2 Big Sky)
Head coach
Home stadiumBronco Stadium
(Capacity: 20,000)
Seasons
← 1989
1991 →
1990 Big Sky Conference football standings
Conf Overall
Team W   L   T W   L   T
No. 4 Nevada $^ 7 1 0 13 2 0
No. 13 Idaho ^ 6 2 0 9 4 0
No. 10 Boise State ^ 6 2 0 10 4 0
Montana 4 4 0 7 4 0
Northern Arizona 3 5 0 5 6 0
Weber State 3 5 0 5 6 0
Eastern Washington 3 5 0 5 6 0
Montana State 3 5 0 4 7 0
Idaho State 1 7 0 3 8 0
  • $ – Conference champion
  • ^ – NCAA Division I-AA playoff participant
Rankings from NCAA Division I-AA Poll

The Broncos returned to the Division I-AA playoffs and advanced to the semifinals, but fell to conference rival Nevada in triple overtime.[1] Three Big Sky teams were selected for the 16-team postseason and all won their openers: Idaho fell in the quarters, BSU in the semis and Nevada in the final.

ScheduleEdit

DateTimeOpponentRankSiteResultAttendance
September 1Stephen F. Austin*No. 12W 14–1019,312
September 8Weber StateNo. 12
  • Bronco Stadium
  • Boise, ID[2]
W 24–1419,521
September 152:00 p.m.at Eastern WashingtonNo. 12L 10–164,200
September 22Boston University*No. 17
  • Bronco Stadium
  • Boise, ID[6]
W 34–2119,875
September 29at Long Beach State (Div. I-A)*No. 14L 20–214,106
October 6No. 8 MontanaNo. 19
  • Bronco Stadium
  • Boise, ID
W 41–322,149
October 13at Northern ArizonaNo. 10W 28–208,614
October 27at Idaho StateNo. 9W 44–168,166
November 3at Montana StateNo. 8W 31–277,477
November 10No. 2 NevadaNo. 6
W 30–1422,611
November 171:00 p.m.No. 14 IdahoNo. 5
L 14–2123,273
November 2412:30 p.m.No. 11 Northern Iowa*No. 10
W 20–311,691
December 1No. 1 Middle Tennessee*No. 10
  • Bronco Stadium
  • Boise, ID[16] (Div. I-AA quarterfinals)
W 20–1315,849
December 8at No. 4 Nevada*No. 10
L 52–59 3OT19,776

Source:[17][18][19]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Scorecard: Football NCAA I-AA". Spokesman-Review. Spokane, Washington. December 9, 1990. p. C8.
  2. ^ "Boise St. 24, Weber St. 14". Spokesman-Review. Spokane, Washington. staff and wire reports. September 9, 1990. p. C4.
  3. ^ Boling, Dave (September 15, 1990). "BSU taking care of ball, foes". Spokesman-Review. Spokane, Washington. p. B3.
  4. ^ "Eastern shuts down Boise State, gives Zornes mark". Spokesman-Review. Spokane, Washington. Associated Press. September 16, 1990. p. C6.
  5. ^ "Eastern Washington tops BSU 16-10". Lewiston Morning Tribune. Idaho. Associated Press. September 16, 1990. p. 4C.
  6. ^ "Boise St. 34, Boston U. 21". Lewiston Morning Tribune. Idaho. Associated Press. September 23, 1990. p. 4C.
  7. ^ "L. Beach St. 21, Boise St. 20". Lewiston Morning Tribune. Idaho. Associated Press. September 30, 1990. p. 5C.
  8. ^ "Boise St. 44, Idaho St. 16". Lewiston Morning Tribune. Idaho. Associated Press. October 28, 1990. p. 5B.
  9. ^ Stalwick, Howie (November 17, 1990). "Idaho, Boise State go for state's gold". Spokesman-Review. Spokane, Washington. p. B1.
  10. ^ Sahlberg, Bert (November 17, 1990). "Idaho goes for nine in a row against Broncos". Lewiston Morning Tribune. Idaho. p. 1D.
  11. ^ Lewis, Michael C. (November 17, 1990). "UI goes for No. 9; WSU repeat of '82". Idahonian. Moscow. p. 1E.
  12. ^ Stalwick, Howie (November 18, 1990). "Pearce divine in Vandals' win". Spokesman-Review. Spokane, Washington. p. C1.
  13. ^ Sahlberg, Bert (November 18, 1990). "Nine in a row for Idaho". Lewiston Morning Tribune. Idaho. p. 1B.
  14. ^ Lewis, Michael C. (November 19, 1990). "Big catch helps UI get it 'Dunn' at BSU". Idahonian. Moscow. p. 1B.
  15. ^ "Boise State, Nevada easily win playoff openers". Lewiston Morning Tribune. Idaho. Associated Press. November 25, 1990. p. 5B.
  16. ^ "Boise, Reno to meet in semis". Spokesman-Review. Spokane, Washington. Associated Press. December 2, 1990. p. C7.
  17. ^ "1990 Boise State Broncos Schedule". CFBDataWarehouse.com. Archived from the original on October 26, 2016. Retrieved November 3, 2016.
  18. ^ "Football media guide". Boise State University Athletics. 2015. p. 158.
  19. ^ "Division I-AA Championship Results" (PDF). NCAA.org. Retrieved November 3, 2016.