Boise State Broncos Logo

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The logo of the athletic teams representing the Boise State University has been updated at least three times over the last half a century.

Meaning and history

Boise State Broncos Logo history

1957 – 1965

Boise State Broncos Logo 1957

Their first emblem was a black circle with a white core. On it, they drew a head (plus the neck) of a horse, in black-and-white. The club’s name of ‘Boise Junior College Broncos’ was drawn in white along the black edges of the emblem.

1965 – 1969

Boise State Broncos Logo 1965
In 1965, the logo was slightly redrawn, which primarily affected the word ‘Bronco’ – now in commas and with slimmer letters. The word ‘Junior’ was also replaced with ‘State’.

1969 – 1974

Boise State Broncos Logo 1969
By 1969, they decided to fill the emblem with proper colors and chose blue and orange. The word ‘Broncos’ returned to the original look. The word ‘College’ was discarded.

1974 – 1983

Boise State Broncos Logo 1974
The 1974 emblem is just the letters ‘BJU’, drawn diagonally in an acronym. The colors were blue, orange & blue respectively. The font was a sort of smooth sans-serif with few nuances. Moreover, letters were lowercase and tilted.

1983 – 2002

Boise State Broncos Logo 1983
One of the older logos featured a prancing stallion. On the background, there was a map of the state of Idaho. The letters “BSJ” could be seen in the bottom right corner. The design was used as the Boise State Broncos logo in 1974-2001.

2002 – 2012

Boise State Broncos Logo-2002

In 2002, the Boise State Broncos introduced a different logo. This time, you could see only the head of the horse. This approach gave the designer a chance to make the expression of the horse’s muzzle more visible and apparent. As a result, the emblem looked more emotional and menacing than its predecessor.

2012 – 2013

Boise State Broncos Logo 2012
The color scheme became a bit darker and brighter for this season.

2013 – Today

Boise State Broncos Logo

The subtle update that took place in 2012 resulted in a clearer and more minimalistic logo as the lettering “Boise State” was removed.

Boise State Broncos football

Boise State Broncos

The university’s football team plays in the NCAA Division I Football Bowl Subdivision as a member of the Mountain West Conference. Their home arena is Albertsons Stadium.

Boise State Broncos basketball

Boise State Broncos emblem

The men’s and women’s basketball teams compete in the Mountain West Conference. Their home games take place at ExtraMile Arena.

Boise State Broncos Colors

ORANGE
PANTONE: PMS 172 C
HEX COLOR: #D64309;
RGB: (214, 67, 9)
CMYK: (0, 75, 95, 0)
MADERIA: 1378
MARATHON: 1045
ROBINSON ANTON: 2397

BLUE
PANTONE: PMS 286C
HEX COLOR: #0033A0;
RGB: (0, 51, 160)
CMYK: (100, 66, 0, 2)
MADERIA: 1134
MARATHON:1253
ROBINSON ANTON: 2302

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