FORT COLLINS, Colo. (AP) Grant Hedrick scorched the Colorado State secondary for five passing touchdowns and 305 yards leading Boise State to a 42-30 victory on Saturday night.
Making his second start after taking over for injured Joe Southwick, Hedrick, a redshirt junior, completed 19 of 27 passes and contributed a 2-yard rushing touchdown for Boise State (6-3, 4-1 Mountain West). Jay Ajayi had 91 yards on 13 carries.
The Broncos trailed 10-0 early in the game, but scored the final 14 points of the first half and took a 28-17 lead into intermission.
Kapri Bibbs ran for 69 yards and three touchdowns for Colorado State (4-5, 2-2). Bibbs scored the final two touchdowns of the game to cut the deficit to 12 with 4:51 remaining. Garrett Grayson was 36-of-53 passing for 397 yards and a touchdown.
Scoring SummaryColorado State: Jared Roberts 29 yd FGColorado State: Kapri Bibbs 3 yd run (Jared Roberts kick)Boise State: Grant Hedrick 2 yd run (Dan Goodale kick)Boise State: Geraldo Boldewijn 20 yd pass from Grant Hedrick (Dan Goodale kick)Colorado State: Charles Lovett 7 yd pass from Garrett Grayson (Jared Roberts kick)Boise State: Rhodes 68 yd pass from Grant Hedrick (Dan Goodale kick)Boise State: Matt Miller 15 yd pass from Grant Hedrick (Dan Goodale kick)Boise State: Matt Miller 13 yd pass from Grant Hedrick (Dan Goodale kick)Boise State: Aaron Burks 42 yd pass from Grant Hedrick (Dan Goodale kick)Colorado State: Kapri Bibbs 1 yd run (failed 2pt rush)Colorado State: Kapri Bibbs 3 yd run (Jared Roberts kick)Team Statistics Colorado StateBoise StateTOTAL FIRST DOWNS3520TOTAL NET YARDS626437Total Plays10958Average Gain5.77.5NET YARDS RUSHING229132Rushes5631Average per rush4.14.3NET YARDS PASSING397305Completions-attempted36-5319-27Sacked31Yards Lost-15-1TOTAL TURNOVERS22Interceptions10Fumbles Lost12OTHER Penalties32Penalty Yards2520Time of Possesion40:020:0Punts35Punt Average39.6743.6Return Yards77130PassingColorado StateCMPATTYDSTDINTYDS/ATT Garrett Grayson3653397117.5Boise StateCMPATTYDSTDINTYDS/ATT Grant Hedrick19273055011.3RushingColorado StateATTYDSTDAVG Kapri Bibbs256932.8Donnell Alexander96707.4Garrett Grayson124804.0Joe Hansley31705.7Chris Nwoke41604.0Kivon Cartwright1606.0Charles Lovett1303.0Joe McKay1303.0Boise StateATTYDSTDAVG Jay Ajayi139107.0Grant Hedrick83013.8Derrick Thomas6701.2Shane Williams-Rhodes1404.0Jack Fields1303.0 Team2-30-1.5ReceivingColorado StateATTYDSTDAVG Rashard Higgins109909.9 Charles Lovett7103114.7 Crockett Gillmore53907.8 Joe Hansley441010.3 Kivon Cartwright352017.3 Thomas Coffman337012.3 Donnell Alexander31705.7 Chris Nwoke1909.0 Boise StateATTYDSTDAVG Matt Miller696216.0 Shane Williams-Rhodes592118.4 Geraldo Boldewijn566113.2 Aaron Burks142142.0 Holden Huff1606.0 Trevor Harman1303.0