No. 5 Boise State holds off Air Force in 37-26 win

October 25, 2011 - 12:18 PM
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Boise State's Kellen Moore looks for a receiver against Air Force during an NCAA college football game Saturday, Oct. 22, 2011, in Boise, Idaho. (AP Photo/The Idaho Statesman, Joe Jaszewski) MANDATORY CREDIT

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Kellen Moore threw three touchdowns, Doug Martin scored twice and the defense and special teams did just enough to help No. 5 Boise State hold off Air Force in a 33-26 victory Saturday.

Moore was precise as usual, going 23 of 29 for 281 yards. His three TDs give him 123 in his career, making him fourth best all-time. The victory gave him 45 career wins, putting him in a tie with Colt McCoy for most wins all-time for college quarterbacks.

Martin rushed for 125 yards on 21 carries and the Broncos (7-0, 2-0 Mountain West Conference) rolled up 423 yards total offense.

But the Broncos' defense struggled to stop Air Force and its potent option game. The Falcons (3-4, 0-3) pounded out 265 rushing yards, helping them control the clock and keep Boise State's offense off the field.