Broncos Selected for Las Vegas Bowl
Dec. 3, 2017

BOISE, Idaho – Following its victory in the 2017 Mountain West Championship Game, the 25th-ranked Boise State football team has been selected for the Las Vegas Bowl, the Broncos’ 16th-consecutive bowl appearance.

Boise State will square off against Oregon in the 26th edition of the game, which is set for Dec. 16 (Saturday) at Sam Boyd Stadium. Kickoff is scheduled for 1:30 p.m. (MT), and the game will be nationally televised on ABC.

The Broncos’ bowl streak is tied for the sixth-longest in the country with Wisconsin, and trails only Florida State (36), Virginia Tech (25), Georgia (21), Oklahoma (19) and LSU (18).

Oregon went 7-5 in 2017, including a mark of 4-5 in Pac-12 games.

Tickets to the Las Vegas Bowl are on sale now, and fans are encouraged to purchase their tickets through Boise State. They can be purchased HERE, or via the Athletic Ticket Office on the west side of Albertsons Stadium or by phone at (208) 426-4737. Season ticket holders will be seated based on their priority point rank, so long as they purchase their tickets by 5 p.m., Dec. 5 (Tuesday).

By purchasing tickets through the Boise State athletic ticket office, fans ensure their seats will be located with other members of Bronco Nation and also assist the University in meeting its ticket obligation as a bowl participant. The number of tickets Bronco fans purchase through the University can also make our program appealing for future bowl games when selections are made. Purchasing tickets through Boise State allows the Athletic Ticket Office and the Bronco Athletic Association to provide customer service to fans leading up to the bowl and on game day.

For full details on the Broncos’ trip to the Las Vegas Bowl, visit BroncoSports.com/BowlCentral.

BOISE STATE
The Broncos went 10-3 in 2017, winning their third Mountain West Championship since joining the league in 2011. The Broncos defeated Fresno State, 17-14, in the MW Championship, Saturday (Dec. 2).

Following their victory, the Broncos moved back into the top 25, checking in at No. 25 in the Associated Press, Amway Coaches and College Football Playoff Polls. Boise State has been nationally ranked in each of the last 16 seasons, tied with USC for the eighth-longest streak in the country.

The Broncos are 11-6 against schools from the Pac-12 since 2004, including a mark of 4-1 since Bryan Harsin took over as head coach in 2014. The only loss came earlier this season to Washington State (Sept. 9), a 47-44 setback on the road in triple overtime.

SERIES HISTORY
Boise State and Oregon have met twice previously, with the Broncos winning each game. Boise State won at Oregon in 2008 (Sept. 20; 37-32), and then defeated the Ducks in Boise the following season (Sept. 3, 2009; 19-8).

VEGAS BOWL HISTORY
Boise State played in three-straight Las Vegas Bowl games from 2010-12, defeating Utah (Dec. 22, 2010; 26-3), Arizona State (Dec. 22, 2011; 56-24) and Washington (Dec. 22, 2012; 28-26). The Broncos were ranked in each of the previous three Las Vegas Bowl match-ups.


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