Sunday, January 16, 2011

What Boise State Accomplished in 2010

Boise State's football team once again shattered records and made history this past year.

Boise State became:

..the fourth team in college football history to have a winning seasons percentage above 86% (the others are  Michigan,  Ohio State and Alabama.)

..the modern record holder and the first collegiate team in 107 years to win seven consecutive games in nine consecutive seasons.  ( Boise State currently shares the modern record of eight straight seasons with  Michigan .)

..the third team in history to win 59 straight regular season home games ( Princeton won 75 in a row and  Alabama won 58 in a row.)

..the third team since 1908 and the 10th in college football history to accumulate a home record of 73-2 or better.

..the third team since 1900 to have a 10-year home record of 62-1 or better ( Alabama (33-0) and  Nebraska (64-1) are the others.)

..the fifth team in the modern era and 11th in history to win ten or more games in eight out of nine years.

..the seventh school since 1920 and the 10th school in college football history to win 10 or more games in 9 of 11 years.

..the 7th team since 1898 and the 10th team in college football history to win nine or more games in nine consecutive seasons.

..the 8th team since 1920 and the 12th in history to win nine or more games in 10 out of 11 years.

..the 12th team since 1920 and the 16th team all-time to win eight or more games in 11 consecutive seasons.

..the 22nd team since 1920 to win seven or more games in 12 consecutive seasons.