When it comes to football in Boise and frankly, in Idaho there's a clear authority: Boise State.  Even though the Broncos aren't the "powerhouse" that they once were say a decade ago, the team is still on a national radar and when they're winning, they're getting eyeballs on them.

A recent stat shared by Fox Sports made us realize just HOW prepped Boise State gets their players before going big time.

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Recognize any of those MAJOR names? 

So who is leading the entire NFL in a stat? Look at some of the legendary names in the league that made it there because of Boise State-- Brett Rypien, Cedrick Wilson, Leighton Vander Esch, just to name a few!

Remember the name Avery Williams? Of course football fans will have no problem remembering the iconic and quick special teams weapon from his days at Boise State.

He's making waves in the NFL, too.

According to FOX Sports, Williams leads the ENTIRE LEAGUE in Average Yards per Punt Return:


 

You can also see some former foes in there, as well, from BYU and Fresno State.

Not as many Idaho Vandals have gone big time--but one did, and now retired, you can see just how well he did from his local home listing... 

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