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Vandals set to play Colorado St in Famous Idaho Potato Bowl

By The Associated Press

Idaho (8-4, Sun Belt) vs. Colorado State (7-5, Mountain West), Dec. 22, 7 p.m. EST.

LOCATION: Boise, Idaho

TOP PLAYERS

Idaho: QB Matt Linehan has thrown for 2,803 yards and 15 touchdowns and averages 247.2 yards in total offense.

Colorado State: WR Michael Gallup is an All-MWC first-team pick after catching 70 balls for 1,164 yards and a conference-leading 11 touchdowns.

NOTABLE

Idaho: The Vandals are in their second-to-last season as a Bowl Subdivision member. They are dropping to the Championship Subdivision in 2018. This year's record is their best since 2009.

Colorado State: The Rams started 2-3 but won five of their last seven to become bowl eligible for a fourth straight year.

LAST TIME

Colorado State won 36-34 in 2010 on Ben DeLine's 35-yard field goal as time expired.

BOWL HISTORY

Idaho is 2-0, having played in the predecessor to the Famous Idaho Potato Bowl, the Humanitarian Bowl, in 2009 and 1998.

Colorado State is 6-9 in bowls and playing in the Famous Idaho Potato for the first time.

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Updated December 4, 2016

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