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Broncos fall to No. 27 in USA Today Coaches Poll

Despite a 39-12 victory over Miami (OH) on Saturday, the Boise State football team failed to climb into the top 25 of the USA Today Coaches Poll.

The Broncos received 34 fewer points and fell from No. 26 to No. 27. Arkansas (lost to No. 1 Alabama 52-0) moved behind them in the rankings, but they were jumped by No. 25 Oklahoma State (beat LA-Lafayette, 65-24) and No. 23 Mississippi State (beat Troy 30-24).

Boise State was ranked 22nd in the coaches poll to start the season and dropped to No. 25 following their loss to Michigan State.

Despite not playing last week, the Broncos moved back one spot to No. 26, ending their run of 63 straight weeks ranked in the top 25.

2012 Opponents
Michingan State: Spartans lost to No. 15 Notre Dame at home, 17-3. As a result, the fall ten spots to No. 20.
BYU: The Cougars were knocking on the door of the top 25 last week. But after losing to Utah 24-21 on Saturday, BYU dropped from No. 30 to No. 38.

USA Today Coaches Poll
1. Alabama (54), 3-0, 1470
2. LSU (5), 3-0, 1411
3. Oregon, 3-0, 1339
4. Florida State, 3-0, 1240
5. Oklahoma, 2-0, 1201 
6. Georgia, 3-0, 1150
7. West Virginia, 2-0, 1114
8. South Carolina, 3-0, 1071
9. Clemson, 3-0, 955
10. Texas, 3-0, 869
11. Stanford, 3-0, 868
12. USC, 2-1, 779
13. Kansas State, 3-0, 767
14. Florida, 3-0, 689
15. Notre Dame, 3-0, 681
16. TCU, 2-0, 675
17. Michigan, 2-1, 507
18. Louisville, 3-0, 434
19. UCLA, 3-0, 375
20. Michigan State, 2-1, 354
21. Arizona, 3-0, 296
22. Nebraska, 2-1, 194
23. Mississippi State, 3-0, 99
24. Wisconsin, 2-1, 97
25. Oklahoma State, 2-1, 93

Receiving votes: Virginia Tech (2-1) 71, Boise State (1-1) 70, Baylor (2-0) 54, Cincinnati (2-0) 39, Northwestern (3-0) 33, Rutgers (3-0) 29, Iowa State 29 (3-0), Oregon State (1-0) 24, Georgia Tech (2-1) 20, Louisiana Tech (2-0) 18, Missouri (2-1) 18, Texas Tech (3-0) 15, Brigham Young (2-1) 8, Texas A&M (1-1) 7, Utah (2-1) 6, Tennessee (2-1) 6, Ohio (3-0) 5, Arizona State (2-1) 5, UL-Monroe (1-1) 4, Western Kentucky (2-1) 3, Washington (2-1) 2, San Jose State (2-1) 1

— Jay Tust (Follow on Twitter: @KTVBSportsGuy)