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BSU BASKETBALL LOSES GAME, FOOTBALL HIRES OL COACH

BSU BASKETBALL LOSES GAME, FOOTBALL HIRES OL COACH

Prater and Mallory talk to Boise State reporter B.J. Rains (Idaho Press, BlueTurfSports.com) about two items of breaking news Friday: Boise State-Fresno State basketball called off because of COVID, and the Broncos’ football team hires a new offensive line coach.MORE

BSU: CHARLES LENO JR. ON NEW FOOTBALL STAFF & THE NFL

BSU: CHARLES LENO JR. ON NEW FOOTBALL STAFF & THE NFL

Prater and Mallory talk to former Boise State football star and current Chicago Bears left tackle Charles Leno Jr., about the Broncos’ new football staff, his relationship with Andy Avalos, playing in the NFL during a COVID season, and his future in the league.MORE

RICH EISEN JOINS THE KTIK FAMILY ON MONDAY

RICH EISEN JOINS THE KTIK FAMILY ON MONDAY

Prater and Mallory talk to Rich Eisen, host of the NFL Network and The Rich Eisen Show, which debuts on KTIK on Monday (1-3 p.m. every weekday, leading into Idaho Sports Talk at 3). Eisen breaks down the NFL playoffs, his 40-yard dash fame, what to expect with his show, and his love of the Idaho mountains.MORE

SCOTT SLANT: Lessons to be learned

SCOTT SLANT: Lessons to be learned

Presented by RIB SHACK BARBECUE & CATERING. Friday, January 22, 2021. Future opponents of Boise State will be racking up the video from the first half of Wednesday’s Fresno State game, do you think? So the Broncos will strive to make sure those brutal 20 minutes aren’t repeated when they host the Bulldogs in Game…MORE

CANDID CONVERSATION: JERON JOHNSON ON JERON JOHNSON

CANDID CONVERSATION: JERON JOHNSON ON JERON JOHNSON

Prater and Mallory share their thoughts after a zoom press conference with new Boise State assistant football coach Jeron Johnson. The former Broncos’ star and NFL player shares stories about being a first-time coach, being underrated all his life, his well-known influences, and learning to thrive in a competitive world. MORE

JOHNNY’S MOM CALLS IN TO SCOLD HER SON

JOHNNY’S MOM CALLS IN TO SCOLD HER SON

The Ballgame’s mom calls the show after he scolded a listener the day before, and says he needs sensitivity training. She also shared two additional stories: When Johnny got busted with a keg, he told mom it was an oxygen tank. When he took his hamster to school in his pocket, he outed mom!MORE

SCOTT SLANT: Another tie to the best of eras

SCOTT SLANT: Another tie to the best of eras

Presented by the ASHLEY INN OF CASCADE. Thursday, January 21, 2021. And there it was Wednesday afternoon. KTVB’s Jay Tust broke the news that former Boise State star Jeron Johnson will be joining Andy Avalos’ staff. Johnson was a demonstrative strong safety as a player, but he’ll be cornerbacks coach in his return to the…MORE

FORMER NFL GM RANDY MUELLER ON SUNDAY’S PLAYOFFS

FORMER NFL GM RANDY MUELLER ON SUNDAY’S PLAYOFFS

Prater and Mallory talk to former NFL general manager and executive of the year Randy Mueller about the four quarterbacks playing this weekend, his two game predictions, and whether the now-retired Philip Rivers is a Hall of Fame quarterback.MORE

SCOTT SLANT: A lot of wealth to spread

SCOTT SLANT: A lot of wealth to spread

Presented by RIB SHACK BARBECUE & CATERING. Wednesday, January 20, 2021. Boise State’s uncanny men’s basketball depth this season is reflected not only in scoring balance, but in distribution of minutes. The leader in minutes a year ago was Justinian Jessup at 36 per game, followed by Derrick Alston at 33. This season, RayJ Dennis…MORE

GARY VAN TOL IS BACK AS BOISE HAWKS MANAGER

GARY VAN TOL IS BACK AS BOISE HAWKS MANAGER

Prater and Mallory talk to Gary Van Tol, who returned to the Boise Hawks as manager Tuesday. The Boise resident and former Boise State baseball coach is recruiting a roster for the summer Pioneer League season, and says the Hawks will find a way to build a new stadium in the future.MORE

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