We are inching closer to kickoff for the Boise State Broncos and Northern Illinois. However, before the Broncos take to the field next Wednesday against the Huskies in the Poinsettia Bowl.
Eight current and one former player will have the opportunity to walk at graduation this Saturday before the bowl game.
Twenty seniors will already have their degree before they play their final game in a Boise State Uniform.
"I'm excited words can't really explain it. A lot of what i feel about graduating. I made it this far and i am blessed.” Said, defensive tackle Justin Taimatuia.
"That's why you are here and we have obviously worked our schedule and travel time around that so they could be there to walk. That to me is something that we are very proud of. Guys have played they’re also also finishing school and that's what they came here to do.” Said, Head Coach Bryan Harsin.