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Boise State color schemes revealed

The new Boise State football uniforms were made public today. I'm digging those gloves!

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The stadium seating color schemes for the 2011-12 season.

Best looking fire truck EVAR!!!

Sports Illustrated: Broncos ranked 8th

, another top 10. Awww, yeaaah.

The Boise State football team garnered a No. 8 ranking in Sports Illustrated’s Preseason Top 25 Poll.

The Broncos also earned a preseason top-10 ranking (No. 7) in the USA Today Coaches Poll, which was released Aug. 4.

In Sports Illustrated’s 2011 College Football Preview edition -- dated Aug. 22 and on newsstands now -- SI.com’s Albert Chen highlights America’s top college football coaches. The Broncos’ Chris Petersen was ranked No. 3 on the list.

The magazine also rated the top 10 games of the season, and Boise State’s meeting with TCU at Bronco Stadium (Nov. 12) was seventh on the list.

Boise State is slated to open the 2011 season against Georgia in the Chick-fil-A Kickoff Game, Sept. 3. Kickoff is scheduled for 6 p.m. (MT) at the Georgia Dome in Atlanta, Ga., and the game will be televised by ESPN.

GO BRONCOS!

Bleymaier released from Boise State athletics

President Kustra made the announcement today. Gene Bleymaier is let go after 30 years with the university.

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He came up with the blue turf. He hired Chris Petersen. Now, Gene Bleymaier will be looking for a new job. The school issued a statement Wednesday afternoon saying that longtime BSU Athletic Director Gene Bleymaier is leaving his post after 30 years at the school.

The change will be effective Sept. 8, 2011, just five days after the Broncos take on Georgia in the season opener.

Broncos #7 in preseason USA Today poll

This out today at , BSU has been ranked 7th in the preseason Coaches Poll. Only one month to go Cool

For the second straight season, Boise State's football team begins the season ranked among the top 10 in the country with a No. 7 selection in the USA Today Coaches Preseason Poll released this morning (Aug. 4).

Oklahoma begins the 2011 season in the No. 1 spot followed by Alabama, Oregon, LSU, Florida State, Stanford and Boise State. 

The Broncos started last season at No. 5 in the coaches' poll, the highest preseason ranking in school history, before ending the season at No. 7 with a 12-1 overall record and a victory in the MAACO Bowl Las Vegas.

This also marks the third straight year Boise State has appeared in the top-25 of the coaches' preseason poll.  In 2009, the Broncos were picked No. 16 in the preseason poll. 

Oklahoma received 42 first place votes and 1,454 points.  The remaining first place votes went to Alabama with 13, while Oregon and LSU each received two first place votes. 

Boise State received 1,065 points, just 36 points behind No. 6 Stanford.                                                

Broncos are the favorite for 2011 Mountain West title

W00t! BSU is their new conference this season. I am anticipating another year of white knuckles and table dancing.

Boise State enters its first season in the Mountain West as the favorite to win the 2011 football title, the league announced today at its annual Media Days being held at the Red Rock Resort in Las Vegas. The Broncos garnered 28 first-place votes, and earned a total of 236 points in a poll of media members. Boise State posted a 12-1 overall mark in 2010, en route to Top 10 rankings in the final USA Today Coaches' (7) and Associated Press (10) polls.

The Broncos return six starters from an offensive unit that ranked second in the nation last year in both total offense (521.3 yards per game) and points per game (45.1). Seven starters return for the Boise State defense, which ranked second nationally in both total defense (254.7 ypg) and points allowed (12.8 ppg). The Broncos are led by preseason all-MW performers Thomas Byrd (OL), George Iloka (DB), Doug Martin (RB), Shea McClellin (DL), Kellen Moore (QB), Nate Porter (OL), Billy Winn (DL).

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