FRESNO, Calif. (AP) Boise State football is back in the national rankings for the 16th consecutive season.
To stay there come the college football bowl season, the Broncos will have to beat its biggest rival. Twice.
The No. 25 Broncos (9-2, 7-0 Mountain West, No. 23 CFP) finish the regular season Saturday at Fresno State (8-3, 6-1). Win or lose, they will play the Bulldogs again Dec. 2 in the Mountain West Conference championship game - most likely to be played in Boise, Idaho, no matter the results at Bulldog Stadium.