When there were 22 days left until kickoff, it seemed obvious that we would feature Doug Martin. The same went for yesterday when we reached No. 12. And today, with 11 days remaining, it's time to take a look back at Kellen Moore, who wore No. 11 from 2008-11.
Here are some of Kellen's career highlights:
...The winningest starting quarterback in the history of college football. Record is 50-3 for a .943 winning percentage.
...Second on the NCAA career touchdown pass list with 142.
...Fifth on the NCAA career passing yards list with 14,667, and one of only six players to pass for more than 14,000 yards in a career.
...NCAA career record holder for lowest percentage of passes has intercepted. He threw just 28 interceptions out of 1,658 attempts (1.688%).
...Holds the NCAA season record for lowest percentage of passes had intercepted in a season at .007, set in 2009 (3 of 431).
...Had 16-career 300-yard plus passing games, a Boise State record.
...Threw multiple touchdown passes in 26-consecutive games, at the time the longest active streak in the country. Threw multiple touchdown passes in 47 of his 53 career games. Included were 31 games with three-or-more, 10 with four-or-more and five with five scoring passes.
And here are some of his awards and accolades:
...Quarterback of the Year by the Touchdown Club of Columbus (Ohio)
...Mountain West Offensive Player of the Year
...First-Team All-Mountain West
...Finalist for the Maxwell Award (Outstanding Player); Johnny Unitas Golden Arm Award (Quarterback) and Manning Award (Quarterback)
...Associated Press Honorable Mention All-America
...Semifinalist for the Davey O'Brien Award and Walter Camp Player of the Year Award
...Named the Sporting News preseason Player of the Year
...2010 Finalist for the Davey O'Brien Award, Heisman Trophy and Maxwell Award
...2010 First-Team All-American by FWAA
...2010 Touchdown Club of Columbus (Ohio) Quarterback of the Year
...2010 Western Athletic Conference Offensive Player of the Year
...2009 Western Athletic Conference Offensive Player of the Year
...2009 First-Team ESPN.com, SI.com and CBSSports.com All-American
...Named Freshman All-American by FWAA and Sporting News
That was a pretty good career. Now entering his second season with the National Football League's Detroit Lions, you can catch Moore Thursday night against the New England Patriots at 5:30 p.m. MT.
Senior wide receiver Kirby Moore spoke with the media after Sunday's scrimmage. Moore talked about how the scrimmage went and how the offense is progressing during Fall Camp.
If you missed it yesterday, the fan-selected color scheme for Southern Miss (Sept. 28) HAS BEEN ANNOUNCED. Bronco Stadium will host an Orange Out.
With just 11 days remaining until kickoff for the season opener, here are some facts and figures relating to No. 11:
...The Broncos have played in 11-consecutive postseason bowl games, and 13 in the past 14 years.
...Boise State's quarterback has been named first-team all-conference 11 times, three of which were achieved by number 11, Kellen Moore.
...Boise State ranked 11th-nationally in sacks (2.92 per game) last season. The Broncos return their top two individuals in the statistical category from last season in Demarcus Lawrence (9.5) and Tyler Horn (5.0). Lawrence ranked tied for 18th-nationally, averaging 0.86 per game.
...Boise State is one of only 11 schools in the country to be ranked in each of the last five Preseason USA Today Coaches' Polls. The others include: Alabama, Florida, Florida State, Georgia, LSU, Nebraska, Oklahoma, Oregon, TCU and Texas.
...The Broncos had 11 different jersey combinations in 13 games last season, and 11 different combinations in 13 games in 2011.