Fresno State (1-1, 0-0 WAC) vs No. 10 Boise State (2-0, 0-0 WAC)
Date: Friday, Sept. 18, 2009
Kickoff: 6 p.m. PT
Site: Bulldog Stadium (41,031); Fresno, Calif.
Radio: KMJ (AM 580); Dog Talk (4 p.m.) Countdown to Kickoff (5 p.m.), Play-by-Play: Paul Loeffler; Analyst: Jordan Christensen; Sideline: Ralph Wood, ESPN Deportes (1600 AM) in Spanish, Play-by-Play: Erwin Higueros; Analysts: Raul Rios and Jesse Beltran
Television: ESPN/ESPN360, Play-by-Play: Joe Tessitore; Analyst: Rod Gilmore
The Broncos are coming off a perfect regular season of 12-0 and opened the 2009 season ranked in the Top 15 and have moved into the Top 10 coming into this week. Led by quarterback Kellen Moore, ranked No. 2 in the WAC in total offense, the Broncos are coming off a 48-0 win over Miami (Ohio) last Saturday in Boise.
Boise State has dominated the series recently with the Bulldogs, as Fresno State has just one win in the last eight games. Boise State owns the all-time advantage 7-4 in a series that started in 1977. The Broncos have won three straight, including the last meeting in Bulldog Stadium in 2007.
Dan Brown Tribute
This game has been designated as a tribute to former Bulldog defensive coordinator Dan Brown who lost his battle with brain cancer on March 13. The Bulldog Marching Band has prepared a special tribute to Brown for the halftime show. All season long, the Dogs are wearing helmet stickers with the initials D.B. and those initials appear on the field at Bulldog Stadium. Brown was a standout player and coach at Boise State.
Top 10 for the Fourth Time
No. 10 Boise State will be the fourth top 10 to ever play in Fresno and Bulldog Stadium. Fresno State lost 44-42 to No. 10 Colorado State in 1994, Fresno State beat No. 10 Oregon State 44-24 in 2001, and lost 13-10 to Wisconsin last year. The Broncos are -7.5 favorites for tonight's game.
Wear White Night
It's "Wear White Night" so be sure to wear white to the game. The official "white" game day t-shirt can be purchased at the Bulldog Shop for only $12. Tickets can be purchased at the Bulldog Ticket Office, by calling 278-DOGS or online at gobulldogs.com.
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