Washington State's players stressed they're focusing on Boise State, but it isn't necessarily easy to move past a disappointing start to the season.
BOISE-FG Rausa 30, 04:45.
Thomas Sperbeck, Cedric Wilson, and Jeremy McNichols each caught touchdown passes, adding 130, 113, and 98 yards receiving, respectively.
Quarterback Brett Rypien finished the game with two touchdowns, making this his sixth career game with 300 passing yards.
Last time out for Louisiana-Lafayette, they were a 41-17 loser as they battled Trojans at home.
MISSED FIELD GOALS-Boise St., Rausa 42. He had seven tackles against Louisiana-Lafayette. Smith hit 20 of 33 passes for 208 yards.
Boise State running back Alexander Mattison evades Louisiana defensive lineman LaDarrius Kidd during the forth quarter of an NCAA college football game in Lafayette, La., Saturday, Sept. 3, 2016. "We're not taking that game lightly or this team lightly at all".
The teams had amassed 110 points before a defensive stop made the difference for Texas State which gave new coach Everett Withers his first win. The Broncos outgained the Ragin' Cajuns 584-267. Windham retrieved a low snap and looked up to see Davis in his face.
The rebuilt defensive line, which lost all four starters, keyed the dominance on that side of the ball, picking up 3.5 of the Broncos' five sacks and 5.5 of the 12 tackles for loss. Aaron Jones rushed for 249 yards and two scores on 31 carries and Jay Mattox kicked a 23-yard field goal.
Louisiana rushed for 81 yards, the team's third time with less than 99 yards since its 34-9 loss at Boise State on September 20, 2014. A 75-yard touchdown run by Jones stretched the UTEP lead to 38-16 with 14:47 to go in the fourth quarter.