Win Probability 100%

BYU
BSU
BSU 100%

BYU

27

BSU

28

End of 4th Quarter

Team Stats

  • Total Yards

    • BYU322
    • 571BSU
  • Turnovers

    • BYU0
    • 5BSU
  • Possession

    BYUBSU
    27:3832:22
  • 1st Downs

    • BYU19
    • 25BSU

Game Information

Albertsons Stadium
Coverage: ESPN
  • Boise, ID 83725
  • Line: BSU -7.5
  • Over/Under: 58
Attendance: 34,575
10/21/2016 Associated Press

Rypien helps No. 14 Boise State hold off BYU, 28-27

Brett Rypien threw for 442 yards and three touchdowns as No. 14 Boise State overcame five turnovers to hold off BYU 28-27 Thursday night.

Scoring Summary

1234T
BYU0177327
Boise State1470728
first QuarterBYUBSU
TD
14:11
Jeremy McNichols 76 Yd pass from Brett Rypien (Tyler Rausa Kick)
3 plays, 82 yards, 0:49
07
play
McNichols jump-starts Boise State with 76-yard TD (1:11)

On the third snap of the game, Boise State goes deep when Brett Rypien finds Jeremy McNichols for a 76-yard hookup to the end zone, giving the Broncos the early lead. (1:11)

TD
8:13
Thomas Sperbeck 12 Yd pass from Brett Rypien (Tyler Rausa Kick)
8 plays, 58 yards, 3:52
014
play
Rypien strikes again for another Boise State touchdown (0:32)

Boise State makes it two touchdowns in two drives, this time a 12-yard touchdown pass from Brett Rypien to Thomas Sperbeck, making it 14-0 Broncos less than four minutes into the game. (0:32)

second QuarterBYUBSU
FG
14:49
Rhett Almond 35 Yd Field Goal
7 plays, 36 yards, 2:03
314
TD
14:22
Fred Warner 59 Yd Interception Return (Rhett Almond Kick)
1 play, 0 yards, 0:27
1014
play
Warner fights through all the tackles for incredible BYU pick-six (1:38)

BYU gets a much needed spark when Fred Warner makes the interception and then goes through a plethora of tackles, all while tip-toeing down the sideline, to dive for the end zone and finish off the outstanding pick-six. (1:38)

TD
4:54
Dayan Lake 50 Yd Interception Return (Rhett Almond Kick)
4 plays, 29 yards, 1:42
1714
play
Lake scores BYU's second pick-six of the game (0:55)

Dayan Lake pulls in the deflected pass and then races down the sidelines to the house scoring BYU's second pick-six of the game and giving the Cougars their first lead of the night at 17-14. (0:55)

TD
0:35
Cedrick Wilson 36 Yd pass from Brett Rypien (Tyler Rausa Kick)
7 plays, 69 yards, 1:06
1721
play
Fingertip diving TD catch puts Boise State ahead going into the half (0:47)

After throwing two pick-sixes, Brett Rypien strikes back with a perfect toss to Cedrick Wilson, who makes the diving catch in the end zone, giving Boise State back the lead in spectacular fashion heading into halftime. (0:47)

third QuarterBYUBSU
TD
6:55
Taysom Hill 1 Yd Run (Rhett Almond Kick)
8 plays, 58 yards, 1:57
2421
play
T. Hill run for 1 yd for a TD (1:04)

Taysom Hill run for 1 yd for a TD (1:04)

fourth QuarterBYUBSU
FG
13:33
Rhett Almond 37 Yd Field Goal
4 plays, 1 yard, 2:19
2721
TD
10:37
Jeremy McNichols 4 Yd Run (Tyler Rausa Kick)
10 plays, 90 yards, 2:56
2728
play
McNichols punches it in to cap off 10-play Boise State drive (0:38)

Boise State goes 90 yards in 10 plays, capped off with a Jeremy McNichols touchdown from four yards out to put Boise State back in front at 28-27. (0:38)

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