BOISE -- Sophomore tailback Jay Ajayi scored two touchdowns while amassing 148 yards rushing and a career-high 105 yards receiving, leading Boise State to a 45-17 victory over New Mexico on Saturday.
Matt Miller added nine catches for 111 yards and three touchdowns for Boise State (8-4, 6-2 Mountain West), which will play in a bowl game for the 12th consecutive year.
Tailback Crusoe Gongbay had 81 yards rushing and a touchdown in the season finale for New Mexico (3-9, 1-7).
Boise State was denied a berth in the MWC Championship game when Utah State defeated Wyoming 35-7 earlier Saturday to clinch the Mountain Division title.
But senior quarterback Joe Southwick jump-started a dominant effort by the Broncos, throwing an opening-drive touchdown pass to Miller in Southwick's first action since breaking his right ankle Oct. 19.
Junior Grant Hedrick took over thereafter and threw for 175 yards and three TDs.