If Boise State wins their remaining games, they will play in the Mountain West championship.
JR Nelson pounced on a bad snap in overtime and tossed the ball to Eric Johnson, who raced 40 yards for the winning touchdown as Montana escaped Idaho State with a 33-27 win Saturday.
Cody Clements threw for two touchdowns and rushed for two scores as South Alabama held on to beat Idaho 52-45 on Saturday.
Brett Rypien completed 35 of 52 passes for a career-high 469 yards to lead Boise State to a 55-27 win over UNLV on Saturday.
Rose and New Mexico State (1-7, 1-3) scored first in overtime and sealed the win when Terrill Hanks picked off Linehan.
Despite record-setting performances by Teejay Gordon and Tyler Higby, the College of Idaho could not overcome four turnovers, as Montana Western topped the Coyotes, 27-23 at Simplot Stadium.
Boise State and UNLV will kickoff at 1:30 p.m. MT on Saturday.
Boise State has won at least 20 games in four of the last five seasons.
Boise State's offense ranks 19th in the country.
Coach Paul Petrino said Monday that there will be a full investigation into the allegation before a decision is made on Epps' future with the team.
The Vandals (3-4, 2-2 Sun Belt), who beat Troy 19-16 last Saturday, won back-to-back games for the first time since Oct. 2009. Their three wins are the most in a season since 2010.
Boise State (6-2, 3-1), humbled in its worst Mountain West Conference loss in school history a week ago, needed the win to keep pace with Mountain Division-leading Utah State.
The senior defensive end has 18 career tackles against Boise State.
Boise State sets its sight on upcoming game with Wyoming.
The Broncos are constantly studying the opponent, and themselves.