Boise State pulls out 17-10 Fiesta Bowl win

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Boise State players celebrate their victory over TCU after the Fiesta Bowl NCAA college football game Monday, Jan. 4, 2010, in Glendale, Ariz.  Boise State defeated TCU 17-10. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin) By Ross Franklin Boise State players celebrate their victory over TCU after the Fiesta Bowl NCAA college football game Monday, Jan. 4, 2010, in Glendale, Ariz. Boise State defeated TCU 17-10. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin) By Ross Franklin

GLENDALE -- Boise State reached into its bag of tricks again and stunned Texas Christian in a Fiesta Bowl duel of unbeaten BCS busters.

After the Broncos pulled off a gutsy fake punt at their own 33-yard line, Doug Martin scored the decisive touchdown to give No. 6 Boise State a 17-10 victory over third-ranked TCU on Monday night in Glendale, Ariz.

A 10-10 stalemate came alive when Broncos punter Kyle Brotzman hit wide-open Kyle Efaw with a 30-yard strike with about 9 minutes to play. Four plays later, Martin dove over a tackler from 2 yards out to lead the Broncos (14-0) past the Horned Frogs (12-1).

The trickery evoked memories of Boise State's BCS debut three years ago, when it pulled out a passel of gadget plays to defeat Oklahoma on the same field.
 

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