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IDAHO COACH PAUL PETRINO DIVING INTO SPRING SEASON

IDAHO COACH PAUL PETRINO DIVING INTO SPRING SEASON

Prater and Mallory talk to Idaho football coach Paul Petrino, who expects his team to open camp later this month despite four Big Sky teams opting out of the spring season. His starting QB is a UConn transfer.MORE

SCOTT SLANT: The plot will thicken

SCOTT SLANT: The plot will thicken

Presented by the ASHLEY INN OF CASCADE. Tuesday, January 19, 2021. Not that anything’s going to come easy when Boise State hosts Fresno State Wednesday and Friday in ExtraMile Arena, but after that things get increasingly more difficult for the 12-1 Broncos. Colorado State, this season’s Mountain West Cinderella, is on the docket next week…MORE

MEET ANDY AVALOS’ FATHER

MEET ANDY AVALOS’ FATHER

Prater and Mallory talk to Philip Avalos – the father of new Boise State football coach Andy Avalos – who still lives in Corona, Calif. He shares early memories of his son playing football, how he was recruited to Boise State, and expectations for his son in a new role with the Broncos.MORE

BLUE TURF SPORTS REPORT WITH B.J. RAINS

BLUE TURF SPORTS REPORT WITH B.J. RAINS

Prater and Mallory talk to Boise State reporter B.J. Rains (Idaho Press, BlueTurfSports.com) about the flurry of activity surrounding the Broncos’ football program, new coaches, ongoing vacancies, the QB situation … and a look into the second half of the BSU basketball season.MORE

SCOTT SLANT: More upward mobility? And so soon?

SCOTT SLANT: More upward mobility? And so soon?

Presented by RIB SHACK BARBECUE & CATERING. Friday, January 15, 2021. It’s been four whole days since Kellen Moore was mentioned in the Scott Slant. Now the subject is: NFL head coaching jobs. One rationale for Moore remaining in Dallas was that he could be an NFL head coach someday. Is someday suddenly imminent? Philadelphia…MORE

VANDALS’ STAR SHILOH KEO ON WINNING CFP NATIONAL TITLE

VANDALS’ STAR SHILOH KEO ON WINNING CFP NATIONAL TITLE

Prater and Mallory talk to former Idaho Vandals’ football standout Shiloh Keo – who won a Super Bowl ring with the Denver Broncos. He shares his thoughts on winning a national CFP title with Alabama on Monday night. He’s an analyst on Nick Saban’s staff, and hopes to continue building his coaching career.MORE

BOISE STATE COACH ANDY AVALOS SPENDS 30 MINUTES WITH IST

BOISE STATE COACH ANDY AVALOS SPENDS 30 MINUTES WITH IST

Prater and Mallory talk to Boise State football coach Andy Avalos about his new job, what makes him a perfect fit, how he’s grown as a person and a coach, an update on the Broncos’ QB situation (good news!), plus Avalos’ hobby, guilty pleasure (and TV habits).MORE

SCOTT SLANT: New heights, again

SCOTT SLANT: New heights, again

Presented by the ASHLEY INN OF CASCADE. Thursday, January 14, 2021. Another game without Emmanuel Akot, another rout for Boise State. The Broncos just stayed the course, completing the sweep of Wyoming Wednesday night with a 90-70 win in Laramie to become the first team in school history to start a conference season 8-0. They…MORE

MIKE MOROSKI ON TIM PLOUGH

MIKE MOROSKI ON TIM PLOUGH

Prater and Mallory talk to College of Idaho football coach Mike Moroski – a former UC Davis quarterback – who shares his thoughts on new Boise State offensive coordinator Tim Plough. He’s also a former UC Davis QB and has spent the past three seasons as the OC and associate head coach for Dan Hawkins at Davis.MORE

SCOTT SLANT: Up to expectations so far

SCOTT SLANT: Up to expectations so far

Presented by RIB SHACK BARBECUE & CATERING. Wednesday, January 13, 2021. Jeff Linder’s assessment of Boise State men’s basketball carries some weight, because the new Wyoming coach was a Broncos assistant the last time the team was this good (in 2015). Linder knows the inner workings of the Boise State program and head coach Leon…MORE

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