How to Watch UCLA Bruins vs. Boise State Broncos – December 16

The UCLA Bruins take on the Boise State Broncos in the Starco Brands La Bowl as 6.5-point favorites on December 16, 2023 at 7:30 PM ET on ABC. The total has been set at 47 points for this matchup.

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Bruins vs. Broncos Game Info

  • Date: Saturday, December 16, 2023
  • Time: 7:30 PM ET
  • Channel: ABC
  • Livestream: Stream NCAA football on Fubo and ESPN+
  • City: Inglewood, California
  • Venue: SoFi Stadium

Bruins Insights

  • Defensively, the Bruins have been a top-25 unit, ranking 12th-best by surrendering just 302.3 yards per game. They rank 44th on offense (420.8 yards per game).
  • The Bruins sport the 79th-ranked offense this season (25.8 points per game), and they’ve been more effective on defense, ranking 15th-best with only 18.1 points allowed per game.
  • On offense, UCLA ranks 60th in the FBS with 229.1 passing yards per game. Meanwhile, the defense ranks 72nd in passing yards allowed per contest (229.4).
  • The Bruins have been making things happen on both sides of the ball in the running game this year, as they rank 20th-best in rushing offense (191.8 rushing yards per game) and third-best in rushing defense (72.9 rushing yards allowed per game).
  • UCLA is putting up a 44.6% third-down percentage on offense (26th in the FBS), and ranks 31st on defense with a 35% third-down percentage allowed.
  • With 17 forced turnovers (13th in the FBS) against 17 turnovers committed (110th in the FBS), the Bruins (0) own the 66th-ranked turnover margin in college football.

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Broncos Insights

  • Boise State’s offense has been excelling, racking up 446.5 total yards per contest (22nd-best) this season. Defensively, it ranks 63rd by surrendering 375.6 total yards per game.
  • Boise State ranks 32nd in the FBS with 32.9 points per contest on offense, and it ranks 59th with 24.8 points ceded per contest on defense.
  • The Broncos rank 59th in passing yards per game (229.3), but they’ve been less productive on the other side of the ball, ranking 22nd-worst in the FBS with 251.9 passing yards allowed per contest.
  • Boise State’s run defense ranks 30th in the FBS with 123.7 rushing yards given up per game, but it has been carried by its offense, which ranks seventh-best by compiling 217.2 rushing yards per game.
  • The Broncos’ third-down offense has been dominant, posting a 46.5% third-down conversion percentage (17th-best) this season. On defense, they rank 59th by allowing a 38.1% third-down rate.
  • Boise State has compiled 15 forced turnovers (34th in the FBS) and committed 14 turnovers (84th in the FBS) this season for a +1 turnover margin that ranks 57th in the FBS.

Bruins Leaders

  • Carson Steele has put up 846 rushing yards with six touchdowns (70.5 yards per game through 12 games). His 5.1 yards per attempt rank 138th in college football.
  • Steele has zero targets, 17 catches, 163 receiving yards and two TDs in the passing game.
  • TJ Harden averages 5.3 yards per carry (112th in the FBS) and 60.2 yards per game, and has 722 total rushing yards. He has scored six rushing TDs this season.
  • Harden has 14 catches on zero targets for 110 yards. He has one receiving TD.
  • In the passing game, Logan Loya, has contributed with 650 receiving yards and five touchdowns after catching 58 balls on zero targets. Per game, he’s averaging 54.2 yards and 4.8 receptions through 12 games.

Broncos Leaders

  • Ashton Jeanty averages 115.1 rushing yards per game this year (1,266 total yards), while scoring 14 rushing touchdowns.
  • Jeanty’s offensive contributions include 39 receptions (3.5 per game) on zero targets for 552 yards (50.2 per game) and five receiving touchdowns.
  • Taylen Green has 1,752 passing yards, 11 touchdowns and nine interceptions. His completion percentage is 57.1% and he averages 134.8 yards per game and 8.3 per attempt.
  • He has added 434 rushing yards (third on the Broncos), with nine touchdowns on the ground (averaging 33.4 yards per game and 5.6 per carry).
  • Eric McAlister has registered 873 receiving yards and five touchdowns on 47 receptions, while being targeted zero times this season.
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