Brett Rypien
Brett  Rypien


Spokane, Wash.

High School:
Shadle Park HS

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 201




Boise State Falls to Baylor, 31-12

Brett Rypien finishes with 305 yards and a touchdown on 32-of-51 passing.


Broncos Have 15 Earn All-MW Honors

Six Broncos named to the conference's first team


Rypien Named MW Player Of The Week

Bronco Qb threw for 391 yards, five touchdowns in win at New Mexico


Rypien Named To Manning Award Watch List

Bronco QB named to fourth watch list of 2016


Rypien Named To Walter Camp Watch List

Bronco QB has been named to three watch lists in 2016


Cactus Bowl Photos

Cactus Bowl Photo Gallery: Boise State vs. Baylor


Air Force 27, Boise State 20

The Broncos fall to Air Force, on November 25, 2016.


Boise State vs. Wyoming

Oct. 29, 2016


Football vs BYU

Boise State football hosted BYU Oct. 20, 2016.


Football vs Colorado State

Boise State football hosted Colorado State Oct. 15, 2016.

  • Davey O'Brien Award Watch List (2016)
  • Maxwell Award Watch List (2016)
  • Mountain West Freshman of the Year (2015)
  • All-Mountain West First Team (2016)
  • All-Mountain West First Team (2015)
  • Poinsettia Bowl Offensive MVP (2015)
  • Mountain West All-Academic Team (2015)
  • Mountain West Scholar-Athlete Award (2016)

    SOPHOMORE (2016): Started all 13 games...named to preseason watch lists for the Davey O'Brien Award, Maxwell Award...named to All-Mountain West First Team for second-straight season...finished year with 3,646 passing yards and 24 touchdowns with a completion percentage of 61.9...led the Mountain West in passing yardage and was second in touchdown passes...completed 22-of-33 passes for 347 yards and a pair of touchdowns at Louisiana (Sept. 3)...threw for 299 yards and a touchdown with three interceptions against Washington State (Sept. 10)...went 19-for-36 for 215 yards and a touchdown at Oregon State (Sept. 24)...threw for 163 yards and a pair of touchdowns against Utah State (Oct. 1)...went 21-for-28 for 391 yards and five touchdowns at New Mexico, with all five scoring tosses and 368 of those passing yards coming by halftime (Oct. 7)...threw for 207 yards and a touchdown against Colorado State (Oct. 15)...threw for 442 yards, his third-career 400-yard passing game, and three touchdowns with a pair of interceptions against BYU (Oct. 20)...caught his second-career touchdown pass, this one going for 33 yards, and passed for 295 yards at Wyoming (Oct. 29)...went 16-for-21 for 219 yards and three touchdowns against San Jose State (Nov. 4)...accounted for five touchdowns (four passing, one rushing) while going 18-for-22 for 338 yards at Hawai'i (Nov. 12)...threw for 316 yards and a touchdown at Air Force (Nov. 25)...threw for 305 yards and a touchdown with two interceptions at the Cactus Bowl against Baylor (Dec. 27).

    FRESHMAN (2015): Named Mountain West Freshman of the Year and to the All-Mountain West First Team...appeared in 11 games, starting 10...led Mountain West in passing yards (3,353), total offense (3,276 yards), completions (273) and attempt (429)...was second in the conference in completion percentage (63.6) and touchdown passes (20)...made collegiate debut against Idaho State, going 8-for-9 for 126 yards (Sept. 18)...went 24-for-35 for 321 yards, the most by a Boise State quarterback in his first start since joining the FBS in 1996, and threw three touchdowns at Virginia (Sept. 25)...threw three touchdowns while going 19-for-25 for 271 yards against Hawai'i (Oct. 3)...set career high with 339 yards on 22-for-35 passing with a touchdown at Colorado State...also picked up his first rushing touchdown, from four yards out (Oct. 10)...threw for 299 yards on a season-high 50 attempts at Utah State, but tossed three interceptions with a pair of fumbles (Oct. 16)...threw for three touchdowns and 211 yards against Wyoming (Oct. 24)...set Boise State and Mountain West freshman records with 469 yards passing (fourth-most in Boise State single-game history), also setting season highs in completions (35, third-most in school single-game history) and attempts (52, second-most in school single-game history) at UNLV...threw for two touchdowns and caught the first touchdown of his career, as well (Oct. 31)...set Boise State single-game records with 75 attempts and 41 completions while also throwing for 506 yards (fourth-highest single-game total in school history) and two touchdowns with three interceptions against New Mexico (Nov. 14)...threw for 197 yards and two touchdowns in win at San José State (Nov. 27)...named Poinsettia Bowl Offensive MVP after going 29-for-39 for 377 yards and three touchdowns with an interception against Northern Illinois (Dec. 23).

    Consensus four-star recruit, per ESPN, Scout.com, Rivals.com and 247sports...is also a consensus top 15 quarterback nationally by the four recruiting services...member of the Scout 300 (No. 218)...graduated a semester early and enrolled at Boise State for spring semester in 2015...at the time of his signing, rated eighth nationally at his position by Rivals, while 247sports had him ninth and ESPN and Scout each had him 14th...was named the Washington State Player of the Year by the Seattle Times and the Tacoma News Tribune...was also voted the Associated Press 3A State Player of the Year...concluded his career as the state passing leader, amassing 13,044 yards...also combined for 134 touchdowns...the yardage total is also the eighth-most by a quarterback nationally...included were a state single-season record of 4,552 yards during his senior season...also threw 50 touchdowns in his final prep campaign...rushed for 400 yards and a touchdown...over his first three seasons, had already thrown for more than 8,500 yards and 90 touchdowns, breaking the record of 4,965 yards passing in Greater Spokane League games held by his uncle, Super Bowl XXVI MVP Mark Rypien...was honored as the 2013 Junior Male Athlete of the Year, as voted by the Inland Northwest Sportswriters and Broadcasters...earned the recognition in part due to his performance on the gridiron, throwing for 3,266 yards and 46 touchdowns while leading the Highlanders to a share of the Greater Spokane League (GSL) title and a run to the semifinals of the State 3A Tournament...set the state single-game passing yardage record with 613 yards...also threw for eight touchdowns twice, sharing the state single-game record with former Bronco quarterback Kellen Moore...also played baseball for Shadle Park.


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