Friday August 28th, 2015

After a 12–2 campaign in 2014 during Bryan Harsin’s first year replacing Chris Petersen as Boise State head coach, the Broncos will open the 2015 season by hosting Petersen's Washington Huskies on Sept. 4.

Boise State could be primed for another strong year, as it returns 17 starters and is especially strong in the trenches. The entire offensive line is back, led by a pair of senior All-Mountain West selections in center Marcus Henry and left tackle Rees Odhiambo.

Redshirt sophomore Ryan Finley won the starting quarterback job and is certainly an x-factor after appearing in only five games last season and going 13 of 25 for 196 yards in the spring scrimmage. Finley does have a trio of top targets in wideouts Thomas Sperbeck and Shane Williams-Rhodes, and tight end Jake Roh.

Washington went 8–6 in Petersen’s first year at the helm last season, losing in the TicketCity Cactus Bowl to Oklahoma State. The Huskies are rebuilding both the offensive and defensive lines, and also face questions at quarterback where junior Jeff Lindquist, redshirt freshman K.J. Carta-Samuels and freshman Jake Browning shared reps in the spring and in fall camp.

How to watch

Details for Friday’s game are below:

Kickoff: 10:15 p.m. ET
Live stream: The can be live streamed here.
TV coverage: ESPN
Radio: For a list of Boise State affiliates, click here. For a list of Washington affiliates, click here.

Team schedules

Boise State:

Sept. 4: vs. Washington
Sept. 12: at BYU
Sept. 18: vs. Idaho State
Sept. 25: at Virginia
Oct. 3: vs. Hawaii
Oct. 10: at Colorado State
Oct. 16: at Utah State
Oct. 24: vs. Wyoming
Oct. 31: at UNLV
Nov. 14: vs. New Mexico
Nov. 20: vs. Air Force
Nov. 27: at San Jose State

Washington:

Sept. 4: at Boise State
Sept. 12: vs. Sacramento State
Sept. 19: vs. Utah State
Sept. 26: vs. California
Oct. 8: at USC
Oct. 17: vs. Oregon
Oct. 24: Stanford
Oct. 31: vs. Arizona
Nov. 7: vs. Utah
Nov. 14: at Arizona State
Nov. 21: Oregon State
Nov. 27: Washington State

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