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Andy Wittry | NCAA.com | September 17, 2017

WATCH: Boise State uses trained dog to retrieve kickoff tee

  Boise State uses a dog to retrieve the kicker's tee after kickoffs.

Every college football fan knows that Boise State is home to one of the most unique home environments in the sport with its blue turf field. But what you may not know is that the Broncos have a trained dog whose job is to retrieve the kickoff tee from the field.

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Most teams have a staff member run on the field to grab the tee but the Broncos have instead elected to use a four-legged retriever.

Watch the dog retrieve the kickoff tee during Boise State's last game:

Here's a video of the dog being trained on the field.

 

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