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2004 Boise State Broncos football team

The 2004 Boise State Broncos football team represented Boise State University in the 2004 NCAA Division I-A football season. Boise State competed as a member of the Western Athletic Conference (WAC), and played their home games at Bronco Stadium in Boise, Idaho. The Broncos were led by fourth-year head coach Dan Hawkins. The Broncos finished the season 11–1 and 8–0 in conference (went undefeated 11–0 in the regular season) to win their third straight WAC title and played in the Liberty Bowl, where they lost to Louisville, 44–40.

2004 Boise State Broncos football
Boise State text logo.svg
WAC champion
Liberty Bowl, L 40–44 vs. Louisville
ConferenceWestern Athletic Conference
Ranking
CoachesNo. 13
APNo. 12
2004 record11–1 (8–0 WAC)
Head coachDan Hawkins (4th season)
Offensive coordinatorChris Petersen
Defensive coordinatorRon Collins
Home stadiumBronco Stadium
(Capacity: 30,000)
Seasons
← 2003
2005 →
2004 WAC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
No. 12 Boise State $   8 0         11 1  
UTEP   6 2         8 4  
No. 22 Fresno State   5 3         9 3  
Louisiana Tech   5 3         6 6  
Hawaii   4 4         8 5  
Nevada   3 5         5 7  
Tulsa   3 5         4 8  
SMU   3 5         3 8  
Rice   2 6         3 8  
San Jose State   1 7         2 9  
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

ScheduleEdit

DateTimeOpponentRankSiteTVResultAttendance
September 46:05 PMIdaho*W 65–730,944
September 108:00 PMOregon State*
  • Bronco Stadium
  • Boise, ID
ESPNW 53–3430,950
September 187:05 PMat UTEPNo. 23SPWW 47–3133,921
September 258:00 PMBYU*No. 21
  • Bronco Stadium
  • Boise, ID
ESPNW 28–2730,601
October 16:05 PMSMU No. 23
  • Bronco Stadium
  • Boise, ID
SPWW 38–2030,322
October 166:00 PMat TulsaNo. 21W 45–4220,817
October 238:15 PMFresno StateNo. 19
  • Bronco Stadium
  • Boise, ID
ESPN2W 33–1630,623
October 296:00 PMHawaiiNo. 18
  • Bronco Stadium
  • Boise, ID
ESPN2W 69–329,591
November 1310:00 AM[1]at San Jose StateNo. 14ESPN2W 56–49 2OT28,867
November 201:05 PMLouisiana TechNo. 13
  • Bronco Stadium
  • Boise, ID
ESPN+W 55–1430,462
November 275:45 PMat NevadaNo. 10ESPNW 58–2110,151
December 311:30 PMNo. 7 LouisvilleNo. 10ESPNL 40–4458,355
  • *Non-conference game
  •  Homecoming
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game
  • All times are in Mountain time
 
Boise State and Louisville square off in the 2004 Liberty Bowl in Memphis, Tennessee.

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