Memphis to join Big East

PROVIDENCE, R.I., Feb. 8 (UPI) -- Memphis is joining the Big East Conference, giving the league 12 football-playing members by the 2015 season.

LSU, Okla. St. remain 1-2 in BCS poll

IRVING, Texas, Nov. 13 (UPI) -- Louisiana State and Oklahoma State maintained their grip on the top two spots of the latest BCS college football standings released Sunday.

COL FB: Boise State 52, Idaho 14

MOSCOW, Idaho, Nov. 13 (UPI) -- Chris Potter touched off a 28-point first period with a 76-yard punt return Friday and No. 4 Boise State went on to crush Idaho 52-14.

Texas still No. 1 in coaches' poll

ARLINGTON, Va., Oct. 20 (UPI) -- The top four teams -- Texas, Alabama, Penn State and Southern California -- remain unchanged in this week's USA Today college football coaches' poll.

COL FB: Boise St. 27, Hawaii 7

BOISE, Idaho, Oct. 17 (UPI) -- Kellen Moore threw two of his three touchdown passes in the third quarter to break open a close game Friday and lead No. 16 Boise State past Hawaii 27-7.


FORT WORTH, Texas, Oct. 16 (UPI) -- Andy Dalton, having missed two games with a shoulder injury, threw two touchdown passes Thursday in guiding No. 24 TCU to a 32-7 whipping of eighth-ranked BYU.

Texas hooks top spot in coaches poll

ARLINGTON, Va., Oct. 13 (UPI) -- Texas vaulted into the top spot Sunday night when the latest USA Today college football coaches' poll was released.

COL FB: Boise State 24, Southern Miss. 7

HATTIESBURG, Miss., Oct. 11 (UPI) -- Kellen Moore had 170 yards and three touchdowns on 21-of-30 passing Saturday to lead 16th-ranked Boise State to a 24-7 win over Southern Mississippi.

Oklahoma retains top coaches poll spot

ARLINGTON, Va., Oct. 5 (UPI) -- Oklahoma retained the No. 1 spot when the latest USA Today college football coaches poll was released Sunday night.

COL FB: Boise St. 38, Louisiana Tech 3

BOISE, Idaho, Oct. 1 (UPI) -- Two early touchdown passes by Kellen Moore Wednesday sent No. 18 Boise State coasting to a 38-3 victory over Louisiana Tech.

Oklahoma lead coaches football poll

ARLINGTON, Va., Sept. 28 (UPI) -- Oklahoma assumed the No. 1 ranking Sunday when the latest USA Today college football coaches poll was released.

COL FB: Boise State 37, Oregon 32

EUGENE, Ore., Sept. 20 (UPI) -- Kellen Moore passed for 386 yards and three touchdowns Saturday to lead Boise State to a 37-32 upset of 12th-ranked Oregon.
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Boise State
Boise State head coach Chris Petersen holds the Tostitos Fiesta Bowl Trophy after Boise State defeated Oklahoma 43-42 in overtime at the University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale, Arizona on January 1, 2007. (UPI Photo/Art Foxall)

Boise State University is a public university located in Boise, Idaho. Originally founded in 1932 by the Episcopal Church, the university became an independent institution in 1934, and has been awarding baccalaureate and master degrees since 1965. As of 2009, the university has over 70,000 living alumni.

Ranked among the top 100 Regional Universities in the Western United States by the U.S. News & World Report, Boise State offers 201 degrees in 190 fields of study. With nearly 20,000 students, Boise State is both the largest and fastest-growing institution of higher education in the state of Idaho.

Boise State was founded in 1932 as Boise Junior College by the Episcopal Church. After two years the school became independent, and, in 1940, moved from St. Margaret's Hall to its present site along the south bank of the Boise River between Capitol Boulevard and Broadway Avenue.

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