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Boise State at Connecticut College Football Preview

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  In week 3 the Boise State Broncos who are 1-1 overall travel to Rentschler Field in East Hartford, Connecticut to face the Connecticut Huskies who are 1-1 overall on Saturday.

Boise State beat Colorado State 37-24 last week. The Broncos were led by quarterback Grant Hendrick with 352 passing yards and 2 TDs but he did throw on 1 Interception. In addition, Jay Ajayi led the Broncos was 219 rushing yards and two TDs. Matt Miller led the Broncos with 151 receiving yards and 1 TD.

The Broncos defense allowed 462 yards and 23 points. In addition, they had 1 fumble recovery and 2 interceptions.

Connecticut beat Stony Brook in a close game last week 19-16. The Huskies were led by quarterback Chandler Whitmer with 142 passing yards and 1 TD. Chandler Whitman led the rushing game as well with 29 yards on 13 carries. Geremy Davis led the wide receivers with 113 yards and 1 TD.

The Huskies defense allowed 300 yards and 16 points. They had no forced turnovers.

Keys to or Boise State win

The Broncos will need Grant Hendrick to play another solid game. In addition, they will need Jay Ajayi to have another outstanding game rushing the ball.

Keys to Connecticut win

The Huskies are going to need quarterback Chandler Whitmer to play better than last week. They will also need someone in the backfield to start carrying the ball for positive yardage. Connecticut’s defense will need to continue playing well and force some turnovers.

Key Injuries

Boise State

Tyler Horn, Justin Taimatuia, Taylor Loffler

Connecticut

Casey Cochran, Andreas Knappe, Angelo Pruitt

Favorite

No Line

Conclusion

The Broncos should win on Saturday. However, they are going to need quarterback Grant Hendrick to play another good game and not turn the ball over. In addition, Jay Ajayi will need to have another outstanding game rushing the ball.

About David Campbell

David makes his home in Guatemala and follows the worlds greatest games from there. David contributes on all leagues across the world and had over 25 years experience. He has covered 10 World Cups and will do so again this year in Brazil.

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