Breakfast with the Broncos and the Aztecs in California

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Soccer

Boise State (7-4, 5-2 MW)
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San Diego State (10-1, 6-1 MW)

Friday, November 26 • 10 a.m. MT / 9 a.m. PT
Carson, California • Digital Health Sports Park
Series: Tied 3-3
Last meeting: State of San Diego, October 19-13, 6, 2018 in Boise, Idaho
TV: CBS (PxP: Rich Waltz, Analyst: Aaron Taylor, Sideline: Sherree Burruss)
Radio: Bronco radio network (PxP: Bob behler, analyst: Pete Cavender)
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Boise State travels to Carson, Calif., To face No. 22 San Diego State in a game with Mountain West title implications.

THE SERIES
The Aztecs are the only school in Mountain West that the Broncos do not have a winning record against, with Boise State and San Diego State each claiming three wins in the all-time series. The Broncos are 2-1 when they face the Aztecs on the road and eliminated SDSU on Oct. 14, 2017 (31-14), in the only previous meeting in which the Aztecs were ranked.

THE GAME
The Boise State football team will close out the 2021 regular season on the road against San Diego State on Friday, Nov. 26 in Carson, Calif. The Aztecs, ranked No. 22 in both
AP and Coaches Polls are the Broncos’ fourth-ranked opponent in 2021. Boise State and San Diego State are scheduled to start at 10 a.m. at Dignity Health Sports Park, and the game will be televised nationally on CBS.

BIG CBS
The Broncos’ meeting with the Aztecs is Boise State’s second game slated to air on CBS in 2021, and only the third in school history. Boise State’s opener at Mountain West against Utah State earlier this season was the first on CBS since the Broncos defeated Fresno State in the 2014 Mountain West Championship (Dec. 6).

THE MOST DIFFICULT SCHEDULES
Opposition Broncos, including San Diego State, recorded a combined record of 82-39 (.678) in the 2021 season, tied for the highest winning percentage among opponents’ schedules. in the country (Indiana). In the first 11 games of the season, Boise State opponents have gone 72-38 (.655), the third-highest winning percentage nationally. Only Navy (70-30; .700) and Indiana (75-35; .682) faced a more difficult schedule. Of the Broncos’ seven wins, five were won by eligible bowling teams, tied with Alabama, Notre Dame and Ole Miss for second nationally. Only Georgia (eight) has more. Each of the Broncos’ four losses also came at the hands of teams that have already achieved bowl eligibility – UCF, Oklahoma State, Nevada and Air Force. Including SDSU, the Broncos will have faced 10 eligible bowling teams in the 2021 regular season, more than any other school in the country.

BOWL ELIGIBILITY
Boise State achieved bowl eligibility status for the 24th consecutive season, the third longest active streak in the country. The Broncos only follow Ohio State (33) and Georgia (25) on the current roster, and each have extended their streak already this season (which is reflected in the numbers). As 2021 entered, Boise State was one of 16 schools nationwide to have recorded a streak of at least 10 consecutive seasons to achieve bowl eligibility in the season. This list also included the aforementioned schools and Clemson (22), Oklahoma (22), LSU (21), Wisconsin (19), Alabama (17), Oklahoma State (15), Miami (13), Ohio (12), Stanford (12), Texas A&M (12), San Diego (11), Toledo (11) and Washington (11).


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