Boxscore
Boise State 42, Colorado State 14
Saturday, November 17, 2012 3:30 PM
Location - Bronco Stadium
Attendance - 33545

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 T
Colorado State 0 0 7 7 14
Boise State 14 21 7 0 42

Recap


No. 22 Boise State 42, Colorado State 14:
D.J. Harper rushed for 107 yards and two touchdowns on just 10 carries and the Broncos routed the visiting Rams for the second straight year.

Harper rushed for an 80-yard touchdown on the Broncos’ first play from scrimmage and followed with a 2-yard score on the team’s next possession as Boise State (9-2, 6-1 Mountain West) cruised to a 35-0 halftime lead.

The Broncos held the Rams (3-8, 2-5) to 229 total yards and 10 first downs. Colorado State quarterback M.J. McPeek threw for only 19 yards with two interceptions before being replaced by Conner Smith in the second half.

Joe Southwick was 17-for-20 for 216 yards and two touchdowns for Boise State. Backup quarterback Grant Hedrick scored from 1 yard out to put the Broncos up 42-0 with 11:19 to play in the third quarter.

The Rams avoided the shutout on Chris Nwoke’s 72-yard touchdown run with 2:09 left in the third quarter and added another score on Smith's 30-yard touchdown pass to Marquise Law with 4:07 remaining.

GAME NOTEBOOK: Boise State has shut out its opponent in the first half six times this season, tying a school record. … The Broncos beat the Rams 63-13 last season in Fort Collins in the teams’ first matchup. … After rushing for more than 100 yards in each of the last two games, Colorado State’s Donnell Alexander had 58 yards on 20 carries.
SCORING
Scoring Summary
1st Quarter - 12:18
Boise State   TD  Boise State 7 - Colorado State 0
1st Quarter - 6:52
Boise State   TD  Boise State 14 - Colorado State 0
2nd Quarter - 11:48
Boise State   TD  Boise State 21 - Colorado State 0
2nd Quarter - 4:14
Boise State   TD  Boise State 28 - Colorado State 0
2nd Quarter - 1:35
Boise State   TD  Boise State 35 - Colorado State 0
3rd Quarter - 11:19
Boise State   TD  Boise State 42 - Colorado State 0
3rd Quarter - 2:09
Colorado State   TD  Boise State 42 - Colorado State 7
4th Quarter - 4:09
Colorado State   TD  Boise State 42 - Colorado State 14
TEAMS

Team Records

  Colorado State Boise State
W/L 3 - 8 - 0 9 - 2 - 0
Conference 2 - 5 - 0 6 - 1 - 0

Team Stats

  Colorado State Boise State
Score 14 42
First Downs 10 25
3rd Down Efficiency 4-for-15
27%
4-for-10
40%
4th Down Efficiency 1-for-1
100%
0-for-1
0%
Total Yards 229 503
Rushing
Rushes-Net Yards 35-157 41-269
Average/Rush 4.5 6.6
Passing
Comp-Att 8-20 19-22
Passing Yards 72 234
Average/Pass Play 3.1 10.6
Penalties-Yards 7-55 6-70
Fumbles-Lost 3-1 2-2
Interceptions Thrown 2 0
Time of Possession 29:32 30:28

PLAYER STATS

Colorado State (3 - 8)
Passing
  COMP/ATT YDS TD INT
C. Smith 4/11 53 1 0
M. McPeek 4/9 19 0 2
Boise State (9 - 2)
Passing
  COMP/ATT YDS TD INT
J. Southwick 17/20 216 2 0
G. Hedrick 2/2 18 0 0
Rushing
  ATT YDS AVG TD
C. Nwoke 10 119 11.9 1
D. Alexander 20 58 2.9 0
T. Morris 2 2 1.0 0
C. Smith 1 -4 -4.0 0
M. McPeek 2 -18 -9.0 0
Rushing
  ATT YDS AVG TD
D. Harper 10 107 10.7 2
J. Ajayi 8 67 8.4 0
G. Hedrick 7 28 4.0 1
C. Potter 2 23 11.5 1
D. Wright 6 23 3.8 0
J. Fields 5 12 2.4 0
J. Southwick 2 9 4.5 0
S. Williams-Rhodes 1 0 0.0 0
Receiving
  REC YDS AVG TD
M. Law 3 57 19.0 1
D. Alexander 2 8 4.0 0
C. Gillmore 1 8 8.0 0
J. Hansley 1 2 2.0 0
C. Lovett 1 -3 -3.0 0
Receiving
  REC YDS AVG TD
H. Huff 3 59 19.7 1
K. Moore 4 36 9.0 0
D. Harper 3 32 10.7 0
D. Paul 2 24 12.0 0
M. Miller 2 24 12.0 1
G. Boldewijn 1 15 15.0 0
A. Burks 1 15 15.0 0
C. Potter 2 15 7.5 0
J. Ajayi 1 14 14.0 0
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