David Lombardi ESPN Staff Writer 

Donnel Pumphrey has tied two SDSU school records owned by Marshall Faulk with his 57th career rushing touchdown and his 62nd career overall touchdown. (ESPN Stats and Info)


Pumphrey rumbles for a 27-yard TD

Donnel Pumphrey, the nation's leading rusher, showcases his explosive ability on a touchdown run as San Diego State jumps out on San Jose State 21-0 in the second quarter.

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Donnel Pumphrey scores on a 27 yard rush. It is his 57th career rushing touchdown and his 62nd career overall touchdown. BOTH of those marks tied Marshall Faulk's school records for career scores.

Watch: San Jose State at San Diego State

San Diego State hopes to improve to 6-1, while RB Donnel Pumphrey goes for an FBS-best 20th straight game with 100 yards from scrimmage. SDSU has outscored San Jose State 68-14 in the past two meetings. Live on ESPN2/WatchESPN

Mike Couzens ESPN College Football 

With 215 yards tonight, SDSU running back Donnel Pumphrey can move into 5th all-time on the FBS rushing list. 10:30 ET on ESPN2

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Is Boise State on the road to the Playoff?

Ivan Maisel and Matt Schick discuss Boise State's win over BYU and ponder whether the Broncos have put themselves in position to be the highest ranked group of 5 team come season's end.

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Boise State has lived on the edge

No. 14 Boise State improved to 7-0 with a 28-27 win over BYU on Thursday night. No other FBS team has more wins by five points or less.

Boise State stays unbeaten with a wild win over BYU (2:17)
Breaking down the miscues of the BYU v. Boise State game (3:06)

Kyle Bonagura ESPN Staff Writer 

Boise State has to feel fortunate to escape with a win. It was better than BYU for most of the game, but to lose the turnover battle by five is nearly always a recipe for a loss. Arkansas State managed to overcome a minus-5 turnover margin to beat Georgia Southern earlier this season, but the Broncos win marks just the ninth time in the last 240 games, dating back to 2004, that a team has overcome that turnover deficit.

Kyle Bonagura ESPN Staff Writer 

Boise State survived a wild sequence to beat BYU 28-27 and remain in prime position to represent the Group of 5 in a New Year's Six bowl game. The Broncos blocked BYU's attempt at a game-winning field goal with 15 seconds left, but because it was second down, the kick didn't reach the line of scrimmage and BYU recovered, the Cougars kept the ball. Their second life didn't help, as a pair of incompletions followed, including a tipped Hail Mary on the game's final play.


Blocked FG helps Boise State hang on for win

David Moa blocks Rhett Admond's 44-yard attempt on second down with 15 seconds left. BYU retained possession, a Hail Mary failed, and Boise State won 28-27.

Harsin pleased with win over BYU (0:53)

Long pass leads to Boise go-ahead TD

Brett Rypien hits Jake Knight on a crossing route for a 46-yard gain to BYU's 4-yard line. Jeremy McNichols ran in on the next play to put Boise State back ahead 28-27 with 10:37 to play.

Kyle Bonagura ESPN Staff Writer 

Boise State is minus-5 in turnovers tonight against BYU, yet still holds a 28-27 lead in the fourth quarter. Since 2004, FBS teams that are minus-5 in turnovers in a game are just 8-231.


Great grab sets up BYU touchdown

Taysom Hill threads the needle to a diving Mitchell Juergens, who was ruled down six inches short of the end zone with a 33-yard gain. Hill's one-yard run on the next play put BYU back ahead of Boise State 24-21 in the third quarter.

Kyle Bonagura ESPN Staff Writer 

BYU's fake punt on fourth-and-19 from its own 5-yard line went … well, it did not go well. Punter Jonny Linehan made it out of the end zone, but was tackled before reaching the line of scrimmage. BYU coach Kalani Sitake offered the following explanation before going to the locker room at halftime: "Well, on film we thought we had it. We wanted to be aggressive. We came to win the game and it just didn't work out. They made a great adjustment – something that we haven't seen in prior games. But we wanted to be aggressive and it didn't hurt us. Our defense had our backs."


Boise State regains lead on third TD pass

Cedrick Wilson snatches Brett Rypien's 36-yard pass for a touchdown despite double coverage 35 seconds before halftime. The Broncos lead BYU 21-17 at intermission.

BYU head coach Kalani Sitake discusses decision on the fake punt (0:34)

BYU takes lead on second pick-six

Brett Rypien's pass is tipped and intercepted by Dayan Lake, who runs it 50 yards down the left sideline for a TD. BYU leads Boise State for the first time in the game, 17-14 late in the half.


BYU narrowly avoids bizarre safety

Facing fourth-and-19 at BYU's 5-yard line, punter Jonny Linehan takes over and makes it to only the 2. Boise State took over at the Cougars' 17 following a penalty, and the possession ended with a missed field-goal attempt.


BYU gets spark with pick-six

On Boise State's first snap following a BYU field goal, linebacker Fred Warner returns an interception of Brett Rypien 59 yards down the left sideline for a score. BYU is within 14-10 a minute into the second quarter.

Kyle Bonagura ESPN Staff Writer 

Just when it looked like Boise State had a good chance to run away with this game, BYU is right back in it. First, the Cougars blocked a FG attempt. Then, after a field goal of its own, BYU got a highlight-reel interception return for a touchdown from Fred Warner to make it 14-10.

Kyle Bonagura ESPN Staff Writer 

BYU has clarified that RB Jamaal Williams is dealing with a right ankle injury. His status for the rest of the game has yet to be determined.