Here in the Treasure Valley, few things excite us like seeing the success of one of our own. Despite the insane amount of growth that we've seen, we're still very proud of this "small town" vibe. We're not short on stars these days-- from Kellen Moore to Aaron Paul, we have stars with Idaho ties that cover nearly all of the bases.

Just last night, on Sunday night football, one true Idahoans made headlines on the NFL stage!

Leighton Vander Esch, one of the greatest football players to ever represent Boise State University, has been a monster in the NFL. We've all been proud to see his success with the Dallas Cowboys and they certainly know what they have in him.

Being a defensive guy, scoring touchdowns isn't easy. Especially in the professional ranks. A big turnover last night while millions watched led to Vander Esch's very first professional touchdown and Boise's internet and social media platforms have erupted!

Ready to see the big play? Check it out for yourself--this guy is a stud!

A Look At Boise State Standout's First NFL Touchdown!

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We have known here in Boise, for years, what Leighton Vander Esch is capable of and we're so glad to see him thriving at the next level! 

Anytime a Boise State alum takes things to the next level, Idaho is particularly proud. What makes Leighton so special in the eyes of Idahoans? This guy was born and raised right here in 'small town', Idaho--also known as Riggins!

Check out the full play for yourself, below: 

It wasn't long ago that Tom Brady sought out Leighton at the end of his very last game in the league--a special moment caught on live television

Tom Brady Seeks Out Boise State Star for Words of Advice

It isn't often that Tom Brady goes hunting down one of Idaho's best-known football stars!

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Kellen Moore: Dominance Over The Years

Kellen Moore's 50 career victories as the starting quarterback at Boise State University remain the most by any QB in NCAA football history. Moore, who was touted as one of the most brilliant minds in college football has now taken those brains to the NFL where Dallas fans can't get enough of him.

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