B.J. Rains is a four-time winner of the NSMA Idaho Sportswriter of the Year Award. He covered Boise State Athletics for the Idaho Press from 2013 to 2021 before leaving to create Bronco Nation News. Rains, who was a voter in the Associated Press Top 25 men’s college basketball poll from 2014-2021, also makes weekly appearances on KTIK 95.3 FM each Friday at 4 p.m. Follow @bjrains

Notebook: Broncos working to start faster on offense

Boise State’s offense showed improvement against New Mexico but is still focused on making strides in one key area – starting faster. The Broncos went 3-and-out on each of the first two drives against New Mexico and had just one yard on six plays before eventually putting a touchdown drive together late in the first…

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Defense dominates, Bachmeier improves in 31-14 win at New Mexico

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M.. – Quarterback Hank Bachmeier rebounded from a poor performance in last week’s season opener, throwing three touchdown passes to help Boise State top New Mexico 31-14 at University Stadium. Boise State (1-1) won its conference opener for a 23rd straight year and will now get set for the home opener at Albertsons Stadium…

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