Broncos Ranked No. 23 by Sports Illustrated

Aug. 15, 2012

BOISE, Idaho - The Boise State football team has garnered a No. 23 preseason national ranking from Sports Illustrated, the magazine announced Wednesday.

Sports Illustrated's college football preview issue is slated to hit newsstands today. CLICK HERE for the magazine's scouting report on the Broncos.

Boise State also opens the second ranked 22nd in the USA Today/Coaches' Poll. The Broncos own the nation's second-longest streak of 62 consecutive weeks ranked in the top 25 of the Coaches' poll, trailing Alabama by three weeks.

The 14th season of Mountain West football kicks off on Thursday, Aug. 30, as UNLV entertains Minnesota in the Rebels' home opener. Boise State travels to nationally-ranked Michigan State on Friday, Aug. 31, while the Conference's other eight teams open action on Saturday, Sept. 1.