Broncos add UL-Lafayette and UConn to future football schedule

Broncos add UL-Lafayette and UConn to future football schedule




Posted on March 27, 2013 at 11:44 AM

Updated Monday, Nov 4 at 8:21 AM

BOISE -- The Broncos signed a home-and-home football series with the University of Connecticut and the University of Louisiana at Lafayette on Wednesday.

Both teams are scheduled to play Boise State for the 2014 season. The Broncos will travel to UConn's Rentschler Field in East Hartford, Conn. on Sept. 13. And Louisiana is expected to play in Bronco Stadium on Sept. 20.

Boise State's return game to Louisiana is scheduled for Sept. 3, 2016 and Uconn will head to the blue turf on Sept. 6, 2018.

Louisiana at Lafayette is part of the Sun Belt Conference with back-to-back 9-4 seasons, as well as postseason bowl victories for the last two years.

UConn's football program finished last season with an overall 5-7 record and they participate in the Big East Conference.

Here's the Broncos' schedules as they stand now:


Date           Opponent                                       Site                                 Time

Aug. 31      at Washington                                  Seattle                               TBA

Sept. 7       Tennessee-Martin                           Boise                                TBA

Sept. 28     Southern Miss                                 Boise                                TBA

Oct. 26       at BYU                                             Provo, Utah                        TBA


TBA             * Air Force                                      Boise                               TBA

TBA             * Nevada                                         Boise                               TBA

TBA             * New Mexico                                 Boise                               TBA

TBA             * Wyoming                                      Boise                               TBA

TBA             * at Colorado State                            Fort Collins, Colo.              TBA

TBA             * at Fresno State                               Fresno, Calif.                     TBA

TBA             * at San Diego State                          San Diego                         TBA

TBA             * at Utah State                                  Logan, Utah                       TBA



Date           Opponent                                         Site                                Time

Aug. 28      vs. Ole Miss                                       Atlanta, Ga.                       TBA                                                                        Georgia Dome

Sept. 13     at Connecticut                                  East Hartford, CT                  TBA

Sept. 20     vs. Louisiana, Lafayette                  Boise                                 TBA

Oct. 25       BYU                                                 Boise                                 TBA

TBA             * Colorado State                            Boise                                 TBA

TBA             * Fresno State                                Boise                                 TBA

TBA             * San Diego State                          Boise                                 TBA

TBA             * Utah State                                    Boise                                 TBA

TBA             * at Air Force                                   USAF Academy, Colo.          TBA

TBA             * at Nevada                                      Reno, Nev.                           TBA

TBA             * at New Mexico                              Albuquerque, N.M.                TBA

TBA             * at Wyoming                                   Laramie, Wyo.                     TBA


Boise State will not play Hawai’i, San Jose State and UNLV in 2013 and 2014.



Date           Opponent                                         Site                                     Time

Sept. 12     at BYU                                              Provo, Utah                           TBA

Sept. 19     Washington                                     Boise                                   TBA

Sept. 26     at Virginia                                          Charlottesville, Va.                 TBA