Boise State runs over Utah State en route to 45-10 victory

Broncos running back Holani rushes for 178 yards, including a 75-yard touchdown in the second quarter.

Logan • George Holani ran for 178 yards and two touchdowns as Boise State cruised to a 45-10 victory over Utah State on Saturday night.

Holani broke loose on a career-long 75-yard touchdown run and added a 26-yarder, each in the second quarter, as the Broncos built a 31-10 halftime lead. Holani carried 10 times and had 158 yards rushing in the half.

Taylen Green threw two touchdown passes for Boise State (6-5, 5-2 Mountain West Conference). Ashton Jeanty and Jambres Dubar combined for 142 yards rushing and two touchdowns for the Broncos.

Cooper Legas completed 8 of 12 passes and threw a touchdown pass for Utah State (5-6, 3-4). Davon Booth ran 12 times for 125 yards.

Boise State safety Rodney Robinson, top, recovers the ball after Utah State running back Robert Briggs Jr. (2) fumbled in the first half of an NCAA college football game Saturday, Nov. 18, 2023, in Logan, Utah. (Eli Lucero/The Herald Journal via AP)

Boise State notched its second straight victory. The loss snapped Utah State’s two-game winning streak.

Each team plays Friday in regular-season finales. Boise State hosts Air Force and Utah State plays on the road against New Mexico.