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SCOTT SLANT: One draft pick or two?

SCOTT SLANT: One draft pick or two?

Presented by WESTERN HEATING & AIR CONDITIONING. Friday, April 16, 2021. (TOM SCOTT’S COLUMN WILL RETURN TUESDAY.) The NFL Combine never happened, and Boise State Pro Day is over. So the countdown is on to the 2021 NFL Draft, 13 days away now.MORE

SCOTT SLANT: An unkind 2021 projection

SCOTT SLANT: An unkind 2021 projection

Presented by BACON. Thursday, April 15, 2021. What year is this, 1999? That was before anyone knew much about Boise State as a Division I football participant nationally, and ESPN’s College Football Power Index for 2021 feels a lot like that, when there were middling expectations.MORE

SCOTT SLANT: Two sets of DL starters?

SCOTT SLANT: Two sets of DL starters?

Presented by WESTERN HEATING & AIR CONDITIONING. Wednesday, April 14, 2021. We’ve talked about two waves of wide receivers at Boise State. Well, once upon a time in the Chris Petersen era, Broncos defensive line coach Pete Kwiatkowski would roll out what was almost two sets of starters along the D-line.MORE

UCF FOOTBALL: BOISE STATE’S OPENING OPPONENT SHAKING UP CFB AGAIN

UCF FOOTBALL: BOISE STATE’S OPENING OPPONENT SHAKING UP CFB AGAIN

Prater and Mallory talk to UCF reporter Matt Murschel (Orlando Sentinel) about the program allowing players to put Twitter handles on the back of their uniforms for the Spring Game, which was Saturday. Murschel also touches on what faces UCF this offseason before the September opener vs. Boise State.MORE

SCOTT SLANT: The run game report

SCOTT SLANT: The run game report

Presented by BACON. Tuesday, April 13, 2021. The No. 2 position of intrigue at Boise State beyond Bachmeier-Sears is running back. And it seems the Broncos finished spring football the same way they started the shrunken season of 2020: George Holani and the field.MORE

SCOTT SLANT: The double-edged sword

SCOTT SLANT: The double-edged sword

Presented by BACON. Monday, April 12, 2021. Offense win fans, and defense wins the Spring Game. That’s how it often goes, and as much as the 5,777 fans who snapped up tickets wanted to see an offensive explosion, the Boise State defense won Saturday’s contest decisively.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 Saturday’s soldout Spring Game at Albertsons Stadium, top storylines to follow, positions/players to watch, and what it could mean for this fall.MORE

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