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GAME DAY GUIDE: Everything You Need to Know about Boise State vs New Mexico

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What channel is the game on? Where should we park? We’ve got all the answers and more!

Boise State Broncos (1-1) vs New Mexico Lobos (1-1)

  • Date: Thursday, September 14th
  • Kickoff: 6 p.m.

Why is this game so important for BSU?

BSU’s trying to bounce back from an epic collapse that led to them losing to Washington State in triple overtime this past weekend. BSU starting quarterback Brett Rypien was injured in that game and according to Coach Harsin’s press conference on Monday, he’s questionable for Thursday. He be evaluated through the week, but we’ll likely see more of KU transfer Montell Cozart.  It’s also Boise State’s first Mountain West Conference game of the season.

Will I be able to watch this one on regular TV?

ESPN baby! Catch the game on Cable One (Ch 133,) DirecTV (Ch 206) or Dish (Ch 140.)

What time does the tailgate lot open?

The lot opens four hours before kick-off on weekday game days, so play hooky from work and make your way over to Albertsons Stadium starting at 2 p.m!

Where should I park for the game?

Various lots near Boise State will have parking available for a fee. I usually park at the US Bank on Broadway (Which I found out wasn’t as cheap as I thought it was! It costs $20 on game day to park there) Our parking lot at Townsquare Media is much cheaper pay lot option. It’s a short half mile walk via the Greenbelt to Albertsons Stadium. This year there will also be FREE parking in Kristin Armstrong Municipal Park, Julia Davis, Ann Morrison Park and Riverside Park.  You just need to remove your vehicles from those parks by 3 a.m. on Friday to avoid being towed.

Will someone give me a ride to the game?

Sure! The Bronco Shuttle for the 2017 season. They’ll run every 15 minutes from 8th Street (between Idaho & Bannock,) 6th & Grove, 8th & Main and 8th & Broad.  There’s a new shuttle stop at Payette Brewing at River & 12th this season as well! The shuttle is free and starts running two hours before kickoff and will take you back Downtown for an hour after the game.

What color do I wear to the game?

Orange. Don’t be that guy wearing wearing Blue on Thursday.

Where can I drink alcohol before the game?

The 10 to 10 zone where those 21 and up can drink from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. is back again this year. As long as you have your alcohol in a plastic cup within the zone you can do so in THIS area.

Can I still get tickets?

Sure can! Single game tickets range from $39-$79.  You can buy them through Boise State’s website, over the phone or the ticket office on game day.

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