By TODD DVORAKAssociated Press
BOISE, Idaho (AP) - Boise State is rediscovering the beauty of having two running backs to move the chains and wear down opposing defenses.
In the No. 24 Broncos' 20-10 victory over Fresno State on Saturday, senior D.J. Harper and redshirt freshman Jay Ajayi combined for 233 yards rushing - more than two-thirds of the team's total offense.
The tandem's success has played a big role in Boise State's 5-game winning streak - especially as the passing game struggles for consistency each week.
Harper is averaging 91.5 yards per game this season and is getting most of the carries. But Ajayi has emerged in the last three games and is averaging 8.1 yards per carry.
Boise State is gearing up to play Mountain West Conference foe UNLV at Bronco Stadium on Saturday.
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