Category Archives: Scott Slant

SCOTT SLANT: Now it’s Rocky every year

SCOTT SLANT: Now it’s Rocky every year

Presented by LIKE NU CAR WASH. Tuesday, January 28, 2020. Boise State fans don’t have to wait until 2021 to see Rocky Long again. During his years as San Diego State head coach, the Broncos would face him just two out of every four years. But they’ll compete against him this fall, and next fall,…MORE

SCOTT SLANT: Time for RayJ’s next stage

SCOTT SLANT: Time for RayJ’s next stage

Presented by LIKE NU CAR WASH. Friday, January 24, 2020. Tomorrow is the second day of the rest of RayJ Dennis’ basketball life. The Boise State true freshman broke out last Saturday like no one else before him, scoring 19 points in the last 3½ minutes of regulation to key the Broncos’ overtime conquest of…MORE

SCOTT SLANT: Not your everyday fireworks

SCOTT SLANT: Not your everyday fireworks

Presented by LOUIE’S PIZZA & ITALIAN RESTAURANT. Thursday, January 23, 2020. “We will not support any change to this provision and are in the process of weighing our options to move forward,” said Boise State in a statement last Friday. The university was upset about Mountain West commissioner Craig Thompson’s insinuation that this will be…MORE

SCOTT SLANT: Does ‘W’ mark the spot?

SCOTT SLANT: Does ‘W’ mark the spot?

Presented by LIKE NU CAR WASH. Wednesday, January 22, 2020. One consensus takeaway from Boise State’s truly unbelievable comeback win over Utah State last Saturday night is that it could become a season-maker. That’s an interesting concept moving forward after the most improbable ending of the college hoops season. The 18-point rally was gutty, gritty…MORE

SCOTT SLANT: A guy who knows what it’s all about

SCOTT SLANT: A guy who knows what it’s all about

Presented by CLEARVIEW CLEANING. Friday, January 17, 2020. I always felt like Matt Miller had unfinished business at Boise State. His senior year ended unceremoniously with a ligament injury in his leg that finally put him on the shelf for good at the end of September in 2014. At that point Miller was already the…MORE

SCOTT SLANT: Broncos go down the hall for OC

SCOTT SLANT: Broncos go down the hall for OC

Presented by BACON. Thursday, January 16, 2020. Many thought this would happen: Eric Kiesau is Boise State’s new offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach after serving as the Broncos’ wide receivers coach the past three seasons (he had the title of co-offensive coordinator in 2019). The QB part will be under the microscope, as the hope…MORE

SCOTT SLANT: All have the Broncos’ attention

SCOTT SLANT: All have the Broncos’ attention

Presented by CLEARVIEW CLEANING. Wednesday, January 15, 2020. There are no gimmes in the Mountain West this winter. Exhibit No. 1 (at least as far as Boise State is concerned right now) is Air Force. That’s who the Broncos face tonight. The back-cutting, grind-it-out Falcons of old have evolved. Yes, they opened with an 89-79…MORE

SCOTT SLANT: Broncos hang on in Top 25

SCOTT SLANT: Broncos hang on in Top 25

Presented by BACON. Tuesday, January 14, 2020. It’s hard not to rank a 12-2 team in the AP Top 25. That had to go through the minds of voters as they submitted their ballots following LSU’s 42-25 win over Clemson Monday night in the CFP national championship game. Boise State did not fall out of…MORE

SCOTT SLANT: Mashed on Montezuma Mesa

SCOTT SLANT: Mashed on Montezuma Mesa

Presented by CLEARVIEW CLEANING. Monday, January 13, 2020. “It’s Good Times In San Diego,” said the front page headline in Saturday morning’s San Diego Union-Tribune, accompanied by a story on excitement returning to Aztecs basketball. Good times, indeed. No. 7 San Diego State came out of the gate that evening doing what it does, blitzing…MORE

SCOTT SLANT: Does success in San Diego mean anything?

SCOTT SLANT: Does success in San Diego mean anything?

Presented by BBSI. Friday, January 10, 2020. Boise State’s first basketball season in the Mountain West was 2011-12. On February 1, the Broncos faced their first trip to Viejas Arena to face San Diego State, which was ranked No. 17 at the time. Boise State took it to the wire before losing by two points.…MORE

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Is Craig Thompson To Blame?

Is Craig Thompson To Blame?

Is MWC commissioner Craig Thompson the guy to blame here? Posted by 93.1 KTIK – The Ticket on Tuesday, January 28, 2020