The Boise State Linebacker Made History

By Siyag | Oct. 08, 2022

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In a 40-20 victory over Fresno State on Saturday, Boise State linebacker Ezekiel Noa had a career-night that had been years in the making

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Sixth-year senior Noa struggled the past two years to regain the form he had before the injury and missed the majority of the 2019 season due to an ACL tear.

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Many of those demons were cast out by him Saturday night. Noa recorded his first career interception, a sack, and a forced fumble.

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The native of Spring Valley, California, who stands 5 feet 11 and weighs 240 pounds is the sixth Boise State athlete in program history to have such a stat line in a game.

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Since former defensive back Kekaula Kaniho did it in the 2017 season, he is the first Bronco to do it  less vegas bowl.

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Noa, who recorded six further tackles and two tackles for loss on Saturday, stated, "I strive to never take things for granted."

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Noa's younger brother Elelyon, a former Utah State running back who transferred to Boise State this season,

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was the first athlete to jump onto the field and celebrate with Noa after his interception. Ezekiel remarked,

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"We're grateful to be having fun together. It is a true blessing to be able to make that play and have him there to back you.

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Ezekiel Noa has performed admirably this year. He ranks third on the team with 27 tackles, has two forced turnovers, 3.5 sacks, and other notable accomplishments.

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