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Boise State crushes Tennessee-Martin 63-14

Associated Press

BOISE, Idaho (AP) Joe Southwick threw five touchdown passes as Boise State pounded overmatched Tennessee-Martin 63-14 on Saturday.

Boise State (1-1) rebounded from its worst defeat in eight years, a 38-6 loss at Washington last week that knocked them from the Top 25.

Tennessee-Martin (1-1), an FCS team from the Ohio Valley Conference, could do little to stop Boise State's hurry-up offense.

This was the first meeting between the programs, and the longest trip west Tennessee-Martin has made for a football game.

Boise State, which has won 12 consecutive home openers on the blue turf at Bronco Stadium, led 49-7 at halftime. They substituted freely in the second half.

Tennessee-Martin fell to 1-15 against FBS programs in its history, beating Memphis last season.

Southwick, who was pulled from the game early in the second half, completed 17 of 25 passes for 234 yards. He was not intercepted.

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BOISEJay Ajayi 11 yd run (Dan Goodale kick)
TNMARTTrent Garland 11 yd pass from Dylan Favre (Jackson Redditt kick)
BOISEAaron Burks 54 yd pass from Joe Southwick (Dan Goodale kick)
BOISEMatt Miller 5 yd pass from Joe Southwick (Dan Goodale kick)
BOISEJay Ajayi 11 yd run (Dan Goodale kick)
BOISEKirby Moore 5 yd pass from Joe Southwick (Dan Goodale kick)
BOISEBryan Douglas 33 yd interception return (Dan Goodale kick)
BOISEShane Williams-Rhodes 15 yd pass from Joe Southwick (Dan Goodale kick)
BOISEShane Williams-Rhodes 30 yd pass from Joe Southwick (Dan Goodale kick)
BOISEGrant Hedrick 50 yd run (Dan Goodale kick)
TNMARTDJ McNeil 4 yd run (Jackson Redditt kick)
Team Stats
First Downs1925
Third Down Efficiency11-205-15
Fourth Down Efficiency1-22-3
Plays-Net Yards83-35781-472
Passing Yds210252
Kick Return Yds8527
Punt Return Yds-171
Time of Poss.31:029:0
Individual Stats
TNMART: DJ McNeil 19-87, Abou Toure 7-24, Trent Garland 5-19, Dylan Favre 11-18, Najee Ray 2-5, Jeremy Butler 1-5, Jarod Neal 1--2, Team 2--9
BOISE: Jay Ajayi 15-80, Grant Hedrick 1-50, Charles Bertoli 1-36, Jack Fields 9-32, Shane Williams-Rhodes 2-26, Aaron Baltazar 7-10, Devan Demas 2-3, Joe Southwick 7--5, Team 5--12
TNMART: Dylan Favre 15-22-155-3, Jarod Neal 6-13-55-1
BOISE: Joe Southwick 17-25-234-0, Grant Hedrick 2-4-11-0, Nick Patti 1-3-7-0
TNMART: Jeremy Butler 9-118, Kyle Kerrick 2-25, Najee Ray 2-12, DJ McNeil 2-10, Trent Garland 1-11, Ben Axline 1-10, Dylan Davis 1-7, Kevin Anderson 1-6, Chris Thompson 1-6, Abou Toure 1-5
BOISE: Shane Williams-Rhodes 7-89, Matt Miller 5-45, Aaron Burks 3-69, Dallas Burroughs 2-11, Kirby Moore 2-10, Geraldo Boldewijn 1-28

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