MOSCOW, Idaho (AP) -- David Mikell rushed for 235 yards and two
touchdowns to lead the Boise State Broncos to a 24-10 nonconference
victory over cross-state rival Idaho Saturday at the Kibbie Dome
It was the 13th consecutive win for Boise State (2-0).
Mikell broke the game wide open with his 78-yard touchdown run
with just over 6 minutes remaining. Two Idaho defenders were in
position to make the touchdown-saving tackle, but they collided
with one another, and Mikell burst free down the left sideline.
The Vandals fumbled away their next possession inside Boise
State territory, and the Broncos went on to claim their fifth
consecutive victory over the Vandals (0-3).
Idaho had closed to within 14-10 on a fourth-and-goal touchdown
pass from Michael Harrington to Orlando Winston, but the Broncos
answered on their ensuing drive, capping an extended drive with a
26-yard field goal by Tyler Jones to make it 17-10.
Dinwiddie scored BSU's first touchdown on a quarterback keeper,
rumbling in from 5 yards out on third-and-goal.
A Vandal turnover set up the Broncos' second score, as Idaho's
Rod Bryant bobbled a punt, which BSU covered at the Vandal 23.
Mikell broke free off right tackle on the very next play, making it
Idaho cut BSU's lead to 14-3 with a 21-yard field goal by
Michael Barrow, and the Vandals attempted another field goal just
before intermission, but Barrow was unable to convert from 44 yards
Idaho was led by Harrington, a sophomore who completed 25 of 50
passes for 273 yards.
UCLA junior linebacker Myles Jack has withdrawn from school and will enter the NFL draft, making the decision just weeks after suffering a season-ending knee injury.
Auburn senior receiver D'haquille Williams has been dismissed from the team.
Alabama coach Nick Saban took exception with the media's outlook on his team prior to Saturday's win at Georgia, lashing out at those who "buried" the Crimson Tide.
DraftKings and FanDuel continued to defend their integrity after the disclosure that a DraftKings employee won $350,000 with information used in a way that some have likened to insider trading.
Despite a 1-4 start to the season and a 7-11 record since taking over at Texas, coach Charlie Strong has ongoing support from school officials and key boosters, according to several sources.
As much confidence as LSU coach Les Miles expresses in the abilities of his receivers, he has apparently decided to see if the threat of lost playing time sharpens their focus.