BOISE, Idaho — What a roller coaster season its been for Boise State football. From the September lows of El Paso, to the highs of a reenergized program on a Mountain West tear, the Broncos regular season schedule comes to a close Friday morning.
Boise State (8-3, 7-0 MW) hosts Utah State (6-5, 5-2 MW) in a Black Friday clash between Mountain West squads on The Blue, with an opportunity to finish perfect in conference play.
The Broncos are one of just eight teams in the country with an undefeated conference record entering the regular-season finale. Andy Avalos and Co. look to win a seventh-straight matchup with Utah State, while ending the Aggies' three-game streak.
Kickoff is scheduled for 10 a.m. MT Friday. The conference matchup will be televised by CBS on local CBS-affiliated stations around the country. For more information on ways to watch, matchup statistics and series history, check out KTVB's Game Day Guide.
With such an early game on The Blue, Boise State has been up at the crack of dawn this week. According to Avalos, the Broncos plan to be up by 5 a.m. MT Friday to iron out final game day preparations.
"It's good to be able to have an early game, because it puts that sense of urgency into you that we've got to use every day and be very efficient," Avalos said.
Boise State is a heavy favorite over Utah State, with ESPN's Matchup Predictor giving the Broncos a 90.1% chance to defeat the Aggies at Albertsons Stadium. Consensus spreads list the Broncos as 17-point favorites.
As the 'Official Station of Bronco Nation,' fans can follow the score, updates and highlights from Albertsons Stadium with KTVB's Game Tracker and live blog below. The Game Tracker includes a real-time scoreboard and the latest Twitter updates from KTVB Sports Director Jay Tust, sports reporter Brady Frederick and Boise State football.
Before action gets underway, tune into the Bronco Roundup Game Day Show from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. MT Friday for an inside scoop on storylines surrounding the Broncos-Aggies battle.
Boise State fans can prepare for kickoff with insight from KTVB Sports Director Jay Tust and sports reporter Brady Frederick, live on KTVB Channel 7, KTVB.COM, KTVB+ on Roku and Amazon Fire TV and the KTVB mobile app.
The exclusive pre-game show will feature interviews, injury updates, players to watch and more, live from the sidelines of Albertsons Stadium.
KTVB will live stream the post-game press conference on KTVB.COM, the KTVB YouTube channel and the KTVB mobile app.
Interviews with Boise State head coach Andy Avalos and players will be posted online soon after the press conference ends, so Bronco Nation can watch the press conference whenever and wherever they want.
Stay tuned to KTVB.COM after the game for a recap, highlights and comments from Friday's contest.
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