Mattison-Velazquez Earn Mountain West Honors
Boise States incredible 59-52 OT come from behind win over Colorado State has resulted in a pair of Broncos being named players of the week.
BSU running back Alexander Mattison is the offensive player of the week in the Mountain West after rushing for 242 yards and three touchdowns including the game winner in overtime.
Mattison scored on runs of 70, 26 and 4 yards and he also had 44 receiving yards for 286 total offensive yardage. Today during his press conference head coach Bryan Harsin pointed to Mattison's 70 yard td in the third quarter as a turning point in the game. The Broncos were down 35-17 and that made it 35-24 and it was game on!
Joel Velazquez was named the special teams player of the week. Velazquez delivered a perfect onside kick that was recovered by Cedric Wilson that led to the tying touchdown and overtime.
Velazquez also punted twice averaging 40 yards a kick.