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SCOTT SLANT: Coach of the Year No. 1 vs. No. 2 on Saturday

SCOTT SLANT: Coach of the Year No. 1 vs. No. 2 on Saturday

Presented by ADVANCED VISION THERAPY CENTER. Thursday, December 5, 2019. There were only two Boise State players on the All-Mountain West first-team offense, and only two on the first-team defense. Let’s start there in making a case for why Bryan Harsin should have been conference Coach of the Year over Hawaii’s Nick Rolovich. The offensive…MORE

SCOTT SLANT: Bronco Nation’s assignment

SCOTT SLANT: Bronco Nation’s assignment

Presented by CLEARVIEW CLEANING. Wednesday, December 4, 2019. There seems to be good buzz for the Boise State-Hawaii Mountain West championship game, but we won’t know for sure until the turnstiles turn Saturday afternoon. The challenge, of course, is that the home team has to sell every seat in the stadium from scratch—there’s no season…MORE

SCOTT SLANT: Petersen was never going to do this forever

SCOTT SLANT: Petersen was never going to do this forever

Presented by ADVANCED VISION THERAPY CENTER. Tuesday, December 3, 2019. I was not surprised, but still stunned. Does that make sense? Chris Petersen stepped down Monday as head coach at Washington at the end of a 7-5 regular season that was disappointing but not disastrous. But think about Petersen’s Boise State days. All the way…MORE

SCOTT SLANT: More important than 8-0

SCOTT SLANT: More important than 8-0

Presented by CLEARVIEW CLEANING. Monday, December 2, 2019. Colorado State players billed their season finale Friday against Boise State as their Super Bowl, and the Rams played like it for the most part. For the Broncos, the 31-24 win was the latest edition of “Getting Everybody’s Best Shot,” and the latest example of surviving it.…MORE

SCOTT SLANT: Jaylon Henderson’s X-Factor

SCOTT SLANT: Jaylon Henderson’s X-Factor

Presented by POP’S POPCORN. Wednesday, November 27, 2019. What is making the Boise State offense click with a third-team quarterback calling signals? Coach Bryan Harsin noted something about Jaylon Henderson at his Monday press conference that tells us a lot. “You see him out there—he’s got a really good vibe, and its contagious,” said Harsin.…MORE

SCOTT SLANT: The Broncos’ mindset for CSU

SCOTT SLANT: The Broncos’ mindset for CSU

Presented by EVAN’S BUILDING CENTER. Tuesday, November 26, 2019. There’s a tendency to think that Boise State is now all about the Mountain West championship game December 7 against Hawaii on the blue turf—and may be overlooking its Black Friday date at downtrodden Colorado State. Broncos coach Bryan Harsin would tell you there’s nothing further…MORE

SCOTT SLANT: The complete game materializes

SCOTT SLANT: The complete game materializes

Presented by POP’S POPCORN. Monday, November 25, 2019. You figured something was up the first play of the game, when George Holani scampered 35 yards into Utah State territory. On a night that it needed to put everything together, Boise State did, looking like the team everybody knew it could be in its 56-21 rout…MORE

SCOTT SLANT: Feel badly for Aggies fans?

SCOTT SLANT: Feel badly for Aggies fans?

Presented by ADVANCED VISION THERAPY CENTER. Friday, November 22, 2019. This may not go the direction you think. Boise State fans should feel sorry for their Utah State counterparts Saturday night. Why? Because Bronco Nation can relate. It’s USU’s turn to kick it off not at 8:15 p.m. (8:26, wink-wink), but at 8:30 p.m. On…MORE

SCOTT SLANT: Broncos survive ice beyond the arc

SCOTT SLANT: Broncos survive ice beyond the arc

Presented by POP’S POPCORN. Thursday, November 21, 2019. Three-pointers used to come a lot more regularly for Boise State. The drought struck for a third straight game Wednesday night, but somehow the Broncos came out the other side with a 72-68 overtime win over BYU in ExtraMile Arena. Boise State was just 3-for-19 from deep,…MORE

SCOTT SLANT: Refreshed coach on the other sideline

SCOTT SLANT: Refreshed coach on the other sideline

Presented by BBSI. Wednesday, November 20, 2019. About a year ago, Utah State was No. 21 in the CFP rankings and Boise State No. 23. The Broncos, of course, beat USU 33-24 to move on to the Mountain West championship game. The Aggies would go on to a 52-13 rout of North Texas in the…MORE

Blogs

Harsin: Liked Or Respected?

Harsin: Liked Or Respected?

Harsin respected not Liked or… Harsin goes undefeated in MWC and DOESN'T win Coach of the Year Posted by 93.1 KTIK – The Ticket on Wednesday, December 4, 2019  

On Why Coach Pete Quit

On Why Coach Pete Quit

Coach Pete Explains why he Quit Coach Pete on why he Quit Posted by 93.1 KTIK – The Ticket on Tuesday, December 3, 2019