Jay Ajayi scores three touchdowns to lead the Broncos
Broncos come back from 14 down to beat New Mexico
Hedrick threw four touchdowns and ran for another, leading the Broncos in their highest-scoring game of the season
Jay Ajayi rushed for 152 yards and three touchdowns in the shootout
Broncos drop just 10th conference game since 2000
Boise State football played at New Mexico Nov. 8, 2014.
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BOISE STATE CAREER
RS SENIOR (2014): Mountain West Offensive Player of the Week (Nov. 10)...completed 36-of-46 pass attempts for 264 yards and a touchdown, but was intercepted a career-high four times against Ole Miss (Aug. 28)...went 22-for-33 for 352 yards and two touchdowns while rushing 16 times for 80 yards and another touchdown in win over Colorado State (Sept. 6)...passed for 233 yards and two touchdowns, and caught a seven-yard touchdown pass from Matt Miller at Connecticut (Sept. 13)...completed his first 15 passes and went 24-for-31 for 2237 yards in win over Louisiana (Sept. 20)...went 26-for-31 for 346 yards and two touchdowns, rushed for 40 yards and another score in win at Nevada (Oct. 4)...caught his second touchdown pass of the season, which ended up being the game-winner against Fresno State, and threw a touchdown pass in a 21-for-30 effort for 190 yards...also rushed 15 times for 56 yards (Oct. 17)...passed for a career-high 410 yards, went 24-for-31 with four touchdowns and rushed for 29 yards in win over BYU (Oct. 24)...against BYU accounted for 439 total yards, tying for the sixth-highest single-game total in school history...racked up 498 yards of total offense, the fourth-highest single-game total in Boise State history, at New Mexico (Nov. 8)...passed for 367 yards and four touchdowns and rushed for a career-high 131 yards and two scores in 60-49 win...passed for 187 yards and a touchdown, rushed for 41 yards and another score in win over San Diego State (Nov. 15)...went 13-for-19 for 246 yards and three touchdowns in win at Wyoming (Nov. 22).
RS JUNIOR (2013): Appeared in each of the Broncos' 13 games, including five starts...stepped in for starting quarterback Joe Southwick, who was injured on the first play from scrimmage against Nevada (Oct. 19)...started the next four games before Southwick returned to start Senior Day against New Mexico (Nov. 30)...also started against Oregon State in the Sheraton Hawai'i Bowl (Dec. 24)...first back-up quarterback to start a game for Boise State since B.J. Rhode in 2002...stepped back in to lead the offense on the second series against the Lobos...completed 167-of-242 passes for 1,825 yards, 16 touchdowns and five interceptions...also rushed 68 times for 277 yards and six touchdowns...Broncos' second-leading rusher during the season...once stepping in for Southwick, completed 155-of-226 passes for 1,711 yards, 15 touchdowns and five interceptions...completion percentage of .690 on the season ranked fifth-nationally, and his efficiency rating of 150.0 ranked 23rd-nationally...his 22.1 completions per game once stepping in as the starter would have ranked 16th-nationally, and his 244.4 yards passing per game would have ranked 35th...six rushing touchdowns are the most by a Bronco quarterback since Jared Zabransky also had six in 2006...against the Wolf Pack, completed 18-of-21 passes, the seventh-highest single-game completion percentage in school history (.857)...also rushed eight times for 115 yards, the first quarterback to rush for more than 100 yards in a game since Zabrasky did it against Hawai'i, Oct. 29, 2004 (123)...completed 25-of-42 passes against BYU (Oc. 25), the highest totals by a Bronco quarterback in his first start since Boise State joined the FBS in 1996...his 232 passing yards against the Cougars are the third-most by a quarterback in his first start during that time...in just his second-career start against Colorado State (Nov. 2), accounted for each of Boise State's six touchdowns, throwing five and rushing for one...five touchdown passes are tied for the second-most in school history, and six TDs responsible for are the most by a Bronco quarterback since Ryan Dinwiddie also had six against Nevada, Nov. 29, 2003...completed 19-of-27 passes for 305 yards against the Rams, his first 300-yard passing performance...career-high 382 passing yards against Oregon State...also set career highs in completions (32) and attempts (44) against the Beavers...punted three times for an average of 28.3 yards, downing all three punts inside the 20-yard line...served as a Game Captain against Colorado State (Nov. 2).
RS SOPHOMORE (2012): Broncos' back-up quarterback appeared in eight games on the season...completed 12-of-17 passes for 116 yards...completion percentage of .706, and efficiency rating of 127.91...rushed 19 times for 21 yards and three touchdowns...attempted a pass in six games, including a season-high 3-for-4 against both Wyoming (Oct. 27) and Hawaii (Nov. 10)...season-high 47 yards against the Warriors included a career-long 35-yard completion...career-high seven rush attempts for 28 yards and a touchdown against Colorado State (Nov. 17)...other rushing scores came against the Cowboys and Warriors...caught a 20-yard pass against Nevada (Dec. 1).
RS FRESHMAN (2011): Reserve quarterback made eight appearances during his debut season with the Broncos...completed 2-of-3 passes on the season for 19 yards...rushed eight times for 70 yards and a touchdown...set season highs in carries (three) and yards (38) against Fresno State (Oct. 7)...scored on a 23-yard rush against the Bulldogs.
FRESHMAN (2010): Redshirt season.
HIGH SCHOOL CAREER
Named Oregon High School State Player of the Year at quarterback as a senior...also voted second-team all-state as a junior and all-state honorable mention as a sophomore...three-time first-team all-conference selection, including being named Valco League Player of the Year as a junior and senior...completed 65 percent of his passes as a senior, tallying more than 2,500 passing yards, 34 touchdowns and just one interception...also rushed for more than 1,500 yards and scored 17 touchdowns in his final high school season...as a junior threw for more than 3,100 passing yards, had 41 touchdowns and just seven interceptions, while completing 69 percent of his passes...rushed for 1,200 yards and 13 scores as a junior...completed 67 percent of his passes as a sophomore, recording 2,600 passing yards, 31 touchdowns and nine interceptions...named Statesman Journal Player of the Year as well as the Oregonian Player of the Year...earned four varsity basketball letters and two varsity baseball letters...high school coach was his father, Shane Hedrick.
MAJOR - Criminal Justice
BOISE STATE VARSITY LETTERS EARNED - Three