Boise State bowl eligible with 41-14 win over Utah State

Posted at 10:02 AM, Oct 29, 2017
and last updated 2017-10-29 13:09:15-04

Brett Rypien passed for 260 yards and three touchdowns on Saturday night to help Boise State become bowl eligible with a 41-14 win over Utah State.

Montell Cozart added 110 yards on 5-of-7 passing and two TD passes for the Broncos (6-2, 4-0 Mountain West), who became the last unbeaten team in the conference after Colorado State and Fresno State lost their matchups on Saturday.

Rypien had two TD passes in the first eight minutes to stake Boise State to a 14-0 lead. Cozart made it 21-7 with a TD pass early in the second quarter and Rypien added his third TD pass in the final minute of the first half to make it 28-7 at the break.

Alexander Mattison ran 19 times for 110 yards and caught three passes for 28 yards and a score for the Broncos.

Ron'quavion Tarver had three catches for 77 yards and a touchdown for the Aggies (4-5, 2-3).