BOISE, Idaho (AP) -- Ryan Dinwiddie threw five touchdown passes
and ran for another score as Boise State routed San Jose State
77-14 in a Western Athletic Conference action Saturday.
BSU's 77 points were the most it ever has scored in a single
game. The previous mark was 74 against Humboldt State in 1986.
Dinwiddie, who was removed from the game after one series in the
third quarter, completed 17 out of 28 passes for 350 yards as the
Broncos improved to 7 1 overall and 4-0 in the WAC.
Two of Dinwiddie's touchdown throws -- a 27-yarder to T.J. Acree
and a 44-yard toss to Derek Schouman -- and one of two safeties
registered by the Bronco special team accounted for a 16-point
outburst in 1:23 in the second quarter as the Broncos raced to a
40-0 lead with 8:18 remaining before halftime. Dinwiddie and Acree
also combined for a 20-yard touchdown pass later in the second
Dinwiddie passed for 279 yards in the first half alone and BSU
outgained San Jose (2-5, 1-3) 340-144 in the first two quarters as
the Broncos seized a 47-7 lead at the half. Boise State fielded
four quarterbacks for the game.
Dinwiddie's other touchdown passes were a 37-yarder to Lawrence
Bady in the first quarter and 51-yard bomb to Tim Gilligan in the
third quarter. Dinwiddie scored on a 1-yard dive and David Mikell
had a 7-yard touchdown run for BSU.
Boise State won for the 30th time in 31 games and its 16th in a
row at Bronco Stadium. BSU also extended its WAC winning streak to
Scott Rislov threw a 15-yard TD pass to Leon Pinky in the second
quarter and a 3-yard touchdown toss to Rafael Pineda in the third
to account for the Spartans' scores.