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San Diego State defeats Boise State 19-13 on the blue turf

Posted at 6:52 PM, Oct 06, 2018
and last updated 2018-10-06 20:52:45-04

The Boise State Broncos fell to 3-2 on the season 1-1 in the Mountain West after a comeback came up short against San Diego State.

Boise State was unable to get the offense going as they finished with just 229 yards, it marked the first time in over a year that the Broncos were unable to amass 300 yards of total offense.

Boise State had five turnovers, Brett Rypien threw his first three interceptions of the season, Chase Cord also threw one and the Broncos also had a miscue on a punt when Quinn Skillen dropped the snap.

The defense was able to keep the Broncos they recovered two fumbles including a muffed punt that led to an Alexander Mattison one-yard touchdown run to give the Broncos a 7-3.

The Broncos scored on a 73-yard drive capped by Mattison's second touchdown of the afternoon to pull the Broncos within six with three minutes to play.

The defense forced a three and out, however, the last drive sputtered out and Boise State turned the ball over on downs.

Boise State will play at Nevada next week before returning to the blue turf in two weeks when they host Colordado State.