Category Archives: Scott Slant

SCOTT SLANT: Talkin’ ACC-level talent in the First Responder Bowl

SCOTT SLANT: Talkin’ ACC-level talent in the First Responder Bowl

Presented by LIKE NU CAR WASH. Tuesday, December 18, 2018. As we get to know the Boston College Eagles ahead of the First Responder Bowl, we can start with their Senior Bowl representatives. On that scoreboard, it’s BC 4, Boise State 0. The four Senior Bowlers are led by offensive guard Chris Lindstrom, who was…MORE

SCOTT SLANT: This team needs every single pieces-part

SCOTT SLANT: This team needs every single pieces-part

Presented by BBSI. Monday, December 17, 2018. Boise State had only one of its top three scorers perform up to snuff Saturday night, and it doomed the Broncos in a 66-54 loss at Oregon. Alex Hobbs matched a career-high with 21 points, 16 of them in the first half, and drilled five three-pointers. A flurry…MORE

SCOTT SLANT: Reminiscing on Boise State-Boston College, 2005

SCOTT SLANT: Reminiscing on Boise State-Boston College, 2005

Presented by BACON. Thursday, December 13, 2018. I’ve emceed a bunch of things over the years (one one-hundredth, maybe, of Mark Johnson’s load, but anyway…). My favorite event I’ve ever emceed was the Boise State Athletic Hall of Fame ceremony last April. My least favorite was the Humanitarian Awards Dinner for the 2005 MPC Computers…MORE

SCOTT SLANT: Lines in the sand for the First Responder Bowl

SCOTT SLANT: Lines in the sand for the First Responder Bowl

Presented by MAZ-TECH AUTOMOTIVE. Wednesday, December 12, 2018. Sports Illustrated runs stories on gambling now that sports betting is slowly being legalized across America. And this one at SI.com throws down the gauntlet in the First Responder Bowl: “Boston College Can Run All Over Boise State.” Zachary Cohen starts with this: “Both of these teams…MORE

SCOTT SLANT: D-line will have to stand on its own

SCOTT SLANT: D-line will have to stand on its own

Presented by BACON. Tuesday, December 11, 2018. Last year, Boise State had defensive line coach Steve Caldwell for the Las Vegas Bowl. Word leaked out about two weeks later that he was headed for Arkansas, and it became official 10 days into January. Now the Broncos will have to shift on the fly with their…MORE

SCOTT SLANT: Does extra time mean full-strength firepower?

SCOTT SLANT: Does extra time mean full-strength firepower?

Presented by MAZ-TECH AUTOMOTIVE. Monday, December 10, 2018. There’s been a lot of angst over the December 26 date for Boise State’s trip to the First Responder Bowl. Yes, it throws a monkey wrench into Christmas. But it allows coaches to go through the early signing day the week before with a minimum of interruption.…MORE

SCOTT SLANT: Rypien is one All-Star rung from the top

SCOTT SLANT: Rypien is one All-Star rung from the top

Presented by CLEARVIEW CLEANING. Friday, December 7, 2018. Boise State had hoped that Brett Rypien would get an invite to the Senior Bowl next month, and that could still happen. But Rypien has a fall-back position, as he has a roster spot in the 94th East-West Shrine Game January 19 in St. Petersburg. NFL scouts…MORE

SCOTT SLANT: The Mattison Decision

SCOTT SLANT: The Mattison Decision

Presented by CLEARVIEW CLEANING. Thursday, December 6, 2018. In the third week of October, Alexander Mattison passing on his senior year to enter the NFL Draft wasn’t even a thing. Boise State’s junior running back at that time was averaging 71 yards rushing per game and 3.9 yards per carry. Would he even make it…MORE

SCOTT SLANT: Leighton Vander Esch at the mercy of Jerry J?

SCOTT SLANT: Leighton Vander Esch at the mercy of Jerry J?

Presented by LIKE NU CAR WASH. Wednesday, December 5, 2018. Sometimes you wonder which game Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones is watching in his comfy suite high above the turf at NFL games. On his radio show yesterday, Jones said that when veteran linebacker Sean Lee returns from his hamstring injury, budding star Leighton Vander…MORE

SCOTT SLANT: Sifting through bowl odds and reviews

SCOTT SLANT: Sifting through bowl odds and reviews

Presented by LIKE NU CAR WASH. Tuesday, December 4, 2018. Boise State is favored by three points—again. The point spread for the First Responder Bowl December 26 in Dallas is: Broncos by three over Boston College. They’ve been a three-point favorite at one time or another each of the past two weeks and ended up…MORE

Blogs

Texas-Sized Broncos!

Texas-Sized Broncos!

Texas sized Broncos Posted by 93.1 KTIK – The Ticket on Tuesday, December 18, 2018

On Removing Age Spots And CTE

On Removing Age Spots And CTE

I had age spots removed and why CTE doesn’t worry me Posted by 93.1 KTIK – The Ticket on Wednesday, December 12, 2018