Boise State has had their struggles with Washington State before their September 10th match-up with the Cougars on The Blue. They were 0-4 against the team for The Palouse, and it was their first meeting since 2001 where the Cougars defeated the Broncos in Boise.
Boise State went on to be victorious in this game, and was led by the linebacker core. Specifically Tanner Vallejo who was all over the field for the Bronco defense.
The Broncos defeated Washington State 31-28, for their first victory against the Cougars.