The Boise State soccer team’s home game against Nevada on October 2 will begin at 1:30 p.m. and will air on FS1, the team announced on Twitter Monday afternoon.
Nevada (2-1) just lost 38-17 to Kansas State on Saturday, but the Wolf Pack opened the season with a 22-17 victory over Cal. They also rode Idaho State 49-10.
The Wolf Pack were picked to win the West Division by members of the Mountain West media in July, so while it’s still early in the season, their game against the Broncos at Albertsons Stadium could have major title implications. of the conference. Boise State was chosen to win the Mountain Division.
The teams haven’t played since Boise State claimed a 31-27 victory in 2018 in Reno, Nevada.
Boise State is 30-13 against Nevada. The Broncos have won the last five meetings, but the Wolf Pack is bragging about one of the best passing attacks in the country this season and are being led by a quarterback who could potentially play in the NFL.
Nevada ranks # 3 in Mountain West this season in total offense with 430 yards per game. His passing offense (353 yards per game) also ranks 3rd in the conference while also ranking 9th nationally. The Wolf Pack are led by quarterback Carson Strong, who has gotten some hype as a preseason potential. 1st general choice in the 2022 NFL Draft.
Strong threw for 955 yards and seven touchdowns with two interceptions in the first three games of the season. His main targets were Romeo Doubs (17 catches, 259 yards, TD) and Elijah Cooks (13 catches, 157 yards, 4 TDs), who missed most of last season with a shoulder injury.
Boise State (1-2) just suffered a home loss to Oklahoma State on Saturday, which resulted in a late field goal attempt by kicker Jonah Dalmas that was blocked. The Broncos have lost three of their last four games – dating back to a 34-20 loss to San Jose State in the Mountain West Championship game last season.
The Broncos open their Mountain West schedule on the road Saturday (10 a.m., CBS) at Utah State (3-0), which leads the conference with 563 yards per game. Nevada has a bye this week.
STATE OF BOISE TO STATE OF UTAH
When: 10am Saturday
Or: Maverik Stadium, Logan, Utah
Radio: KBOI 670 AM / KTIK 93.1 FM (Bob Behler, Pete Cavender)
Recordings: State of Boise 1-2; Utah State 3-0
Series: Boise State is 20-5 against Utah State. The Broncos have won the last five in a row, including a 42-13 win last fall in the season opener.
Vegas Line: Boise State by 9
Weather: High 80 degrees, 1% chance of rain, 5 mph winds
This story was originally published September 20, 2021 at 12:49 pm.