Jay Ajayi scores three touchdowns to lead the Broncos
Jay Ajayi rushed for 152 yards and three touchdowns in the shootout
Broncos remain undefeated at home
The Broncos scored five total touchdowns, four on offense and one on defense.
BOISE STATE CAREER
JUNIOR (2014): Earned spot on All-Mountain West Second Team...collected two Mountain West Player of the Week honors, first the defensive honor (Oct. 20) then the special teams award (Nov. 24)...second on the team, third in the Mountain West and tied for ninth in the FBS with six interceptions...scored three times, twice on interception returns (50-yard return Sept. 13 at Connecticut, 16-yard return against No. 10 Arizona Dec. 31 in the Fiesta Bowl) then on a 75-yard punt return (Nov. 22 at Wyoming)...seventh on the team with 46 tackles (33 solo) and led the team with nine pass breakups...made five tackles (four solo) including one for loss against Ole Miss (Aug. 28)...made six tackles (two solo) and returned an interception 50 yards for a touchdown to seal 38-21 win at Connecticut (Sept. 13)...grabbed his second interception and broke up two more passes against Louisiana (Sept. 20)...made his third interception of the campaign and shared a tackle at Nevada (Oct. 4)...picked off his fourth pass of the year, recorded his first-career sack, forced a fumble and made eight tackles (seven solo) in win over Fresno State (Oct. 17)...made seven tackles (six solo) at New Mexico (Nov. 8)...returned a punt 75 yards for a touchdown and broke up a pass in win at Wyoming (Nov. 22)...made his fifth interception of the season and broke up a game-high three passes in Mountain West Football Championship (Dec. 6)...intercepted a pass and returned it 16 yards for a touchdown in the Fiesta Bowl against No. 10 Arizona (Dec. 31) while also making six solo tackles and breaking up a pair of passes.
SOPHOMORE (2013): Named second-team All-Mountain West...started each of the Broncos' 13 games...recorded 54 tackles (40 solo), the sixth-most on the team...led Boise State with six interceptions, tied for the seventh-most in the country...averaged 0.5 interceptions per game, tied for ninth-nationally and second in the Mountain West...tied for the team high with nine pass break-ups, including three against Colorado State (Nov. 2)...also had an interception against the Rams, giving him four passes defended for the game - tied for the 15th-most in a single game in the NCAA in 2013...averaged 1.2 passes defended per game, tied for 32nd-nationally...recorded three tackles-for-loss on the season, one each against Fresno State (Sept. 20), Colorado State and Oregon State in the Sheraton Hawai'i Bowl (Dec. 24)...had multiple tackles in every game, and at least five in seven games...season-high seven tackles (four solo) against the Rams...served as a Game Captain against Utah State (Oct. 12).
FRESHMAN (2012): Played in each of the final five games of the season after burning his redshirt against San Diego State (Nov. 3)...recorded his first-career start in the regular-season finale against Nevada (Dec. 1)...recorded 17 tackles (11 solo) on the season, including a career-high six (five solo) against Hawaii (Nov. 10)...also hauled in his first-career interception against the Warriors.
HIGH SCHOOL CAREER
Four-year letterwinner for head coach Tony Barile...registered 60 tackles, eight interceptions, six pass break-ups and a blocked field goal as a sophomore en route to first-team All-Sunkist League honors...named Sunkist Co-Most Valuable Player following his junior season...was also named All-CIF, first-team all-state juniors and all-county following an 84-tackle, 11-interception campaign...also broke up 11 passes and blocked three field goals...senior season garnered Sunkist League Most Valuable Player and All-CIF MVP honors...was also named first-team all-state and all-county...recorded 92 tackles and four interceptions, and recovered two fumbles and blocked two punts during his final prep campaign...completed his career as the Inland Empire record holder for career interceptions...was named most valuable player during the Prep Star All-Star Game...defensive standout also played offense, accumulating 524 receiving yards as a junior...senior year rushed for 1,266 yards and 15 touchdowns, and caught 27 passes for 632 yards and 11 touchdowns...also lettered four times in track and field...earned gold and silver medals for grade-point averages of 4.0 and 3.5-or-higher, respectively.
MAJOR - Undeclared
BOISE STATE VARSITY LETTERS EARNED - Two