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SCOTT SLANT: What could or could not have been

SCOTT SLANT: What could or could not have been

Presented by FRANZ WITTE NURSERY. Thursday, April 22, 2021. It’s unfair to bring this up, but I will anyway. Would BYU’s Zach Wilson had been in this same draft position had he not backed out of his commitment to Boise State one week before early signing day in 2017?MORE

FOOTBALL: ROCKY MOUNTAIN HS GRAD PLAYING FOR FCS TITLE AT EASTERN WASHINGTON

FOOTBALL: ROCKY MOUNTAIN HS GRAD PLAYING FOR FCS TITLE AT EASTERN WASHINGTON

Prater and Mallory talk to Calin Criner, a senior safety and team co-captain at Eastern Washington, which opens the FCS national playoffs this weekend against defending champion North Dakota State. Criner, part of the legendary Criner football family, touches on his college career and a future in coaching.MORE

SCOTT SLANT: ‘Williams in the 7th’ gains traction

SCOTT SLANT: ‘Williams in the 7th’ gains traction

Presented by WESTERN HEATING & AIR CONDITIONING. Wednesday, April 21, 2021. A week and a half from the NFL Draft, Avery Williams’ stock seems to be rising as a seventh round pick. The former Boise State star had a virtual visit with the Denver Broncos recently, according to The Draft Network’s Justin Melo.MORE

SCOTT SLANT: Harsin, 2,000 miles away

SCOTT SLANT: Harsin, 2,000 miles away

Presented by FRANZ WITTE NURSERY. Tuesday, April 20, 2021. There’s a much talked about story that was posted online Friday by Sports Illustrated’s Ross Dellenger. The headline: “Leaving the House of Boise: How and Why Bryan Harsin is Auburn’s coach.”MORE

BOISE STATE FOOTBALL: HEAR FROM NEW RUNNING BACK CYRUS HABIBI-LIKIO

BOISE STATE FOOTBALL: HEAR FROM NEW RUNNING BACK CYRUS HABIBI-LIKIO

Prater and Mallory talk to new running back Cyrus Habibi-Likio, a transfer from Oregon who will join the program this summer. He has two years to play, wants to be a featured back, has built a friendship with George Holani, wants a career in the NFL, and says he’ll miss all the Nike gear that’s given to Ducks’ players.MORE

BOISE STATE: BLUE TURF SPORTS REPORT WITH B.J. RAINS

BOISE STATE: BLUE TURF SPORTS REPORT WITH B.J. RAINS

Prater and Mallory talk to Boise State reporter B.J. Rains (Idaho Press, Blue Turf Sports Report) about two transfers who have joined the football program – cornerback Caleb Biggers (Bowling Green) and EDGE Andrew Faoliu (Oregon). Both are expected to join the roster this summer.MORE

BASKETBALL: SHAMBRIC WILLIAMS ON DESTINY SLOCUM

BASKETBALL: SHAMBRIC WILLIAMS ON DESTINY SLOCUM

Prater and Mallory talk to former Boise State basketball star Shambric Williams, now a coach with the Treasure Valley-based Hoop Dreams basketball club. Williams has coached Destiny Slocum since the fourth grade – now she is headed to the Las Vegas Aces after a second-round pick in the WNBA Draft.MORE

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