Miami (Ohio) at Boise State

Boise St. 39, Miami (Ohio) 12


BOISE, Idaho (AP) - D.J. Harper rushed for a career-high 162 yards and three touchdowns to lead Boise State past Miami (Ohio) 39-12 on Saturday.

Harper, a sixth-year senior who was granted a medical redshirt and an extra year of eligibility, also caught a 21-yard pass from Joe Southwick and ran for a 2-point conversion.

Boise State (1-1) won its eleventh straight home opener, overcoming a pair of first-half turnovers before pulling away for good in the second half.

Miami (1-2) took a 9-8 lead in the second quarter after Pat Hinkel's fumble at the Boise State 9 set up a 2-yard touchdown pass from Spencer Treadwell to Andy Cruse.

Boise State responded with seven-play, 75-yard drive, culminating with a 1-yard scoring run by Harper to retake the lead.

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Scoring Summary
BOISED.J. Harper 21 yd pass from Joe Southwick (D.J. HARPER 2pt run)
MIAOHKaleb Patterson 45 yd FG
MIAOHAndy Cruse 2 yd pass from Spencer Treadwell (failed 2pt pass)
BOISED.J. Harper 1 yd run (Michael Frisina kick)
BOISED.J. Harper 11 yd run (Michael Frisina kick)
BOISED.J. Harper 43 yd run (Michael Frisina kick)
BOISEChris Potter 11 yd pass from Joe Southwick (Michael Frisina kick)
MIAOHKaleb Patterson 42 yd FG
BOISEMichael Frisina 26 yd FG
Team Stats
First Downs933
Third Down Efficiency6-148-11
Fourth Down Efficiency0-00-0
Plays-Net Yards51-22776-599
Passing Yds178304
Kick Return Yds7022
Punt Return Yds08
Time of Poss.25:5134:9
Individual Stats
MIAOH: Jamire Westbrook 8-28, Spencer Treadwell 6-17, Dawan Scott 1-5, Justin Semmes 1-4, Robert Williams 1--1, Zac Dysert 6--4
BOISE: D.J. Harper 16-162, Jack Fields 13-49, Drew Wright 7-33, Shane Williams-Rhodes 4-23, Mitch Burroughs 1-14, Joe Southwick 2-8, Chris Potter 2-6
MIAOH: Zac Dysert 20-27-176-0, Spencer Treadwell 1-1-2-0
BOISE: Joe Southwick 24-31-304-1
MIAOH: Andy Cruse 6-42, Dawan Scott 4-23, David Frazier 3-63, Steve Marck 3-32, Luke Swift 1-8, Willie Culpepper 1-4, Spencer Treadwell 1-3, Jamire Westbrook 1-3, Orlando David 1-0
BOISE: Matt Miller 7-71, Mitch Burroughs 4-44, Aaron Burks 3-67, Chris Potter 3-46, Holden Huff 2-19, Kirby Moore 2-13, D.J. Harper 1-21, Hayden Plinke 1-14, Shane Williams-Rhodes 1-9
Miami (Ohio)1st Mid American East0-00-0
Boise State1st Mountain West Mountain0-00-0

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