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SCOTT SLANT: Most difficult to replace?

SCOTT SLANT: Most difficult to replace?

Presented by BACON BOISE. Friday, January 7, 2022. This one wasn’t because the guy didn’t do a good job, nor was it because he was so good that he was scooped by a larger program. “I’m stepping away to be a dad,” said Jeron Johnson when he announced Thursday he was leaving his position as…MORE

SCOTT SLANT: New Group of 5 leader

SCOTT SLANT: New Group of 5 leader

Presented by BIG BUN DRIVE-IN. Thursday, January 6, 2022. I don’t think it’s too early to declare the Mountain West the new Group of 5 flagbearer—even before Cincinnati, UCF and Houston leave the American Athletic Conference for the Big 12. The MW was vastly improved this season from top to (almost) bottom. While there really…MORE

KELLEN MOORE: FORMER NFL EXECUTIVE ON THE INTERVIEW PROCESS

KELLEN MOORE: FORMER NFL EXECUTIVE ON THE INTERVIEW PROCESS

Prater and Mallory have a conversation with former NFL executive/general manager Randy Mueller, who takes us behind the scenes of the NFL hiring process. Former Boise State quarterback and current Dallas Cowboys offensive coordinator Kellen Moore is scheduled to interview with the Jacksonville Jaguars on Friday.MORE

SCOTT SLANT: Stock rising, if they can play

SCOTT SLANT: Stock rising, if they can play

Presented by BACON BOISE. Wednesday, January 5, 2022. ESPN’s Jay Bilas takes his first stab at the 2022 NCAA Tournament field, ranking his top 68 in The Bilas Index, Volume I. And he has five Mountain West teams on his list. They range from No. 22 Colorado State to No. 67 Boise State, and those…MORE

SCOTT SLANT: Kellen Moore and his crazy calendar

SCOTT SLANT: Kellen Moore and his crazy calendar

Presented by BIG BUN DRIVE-IN. Tuesday, January 4, 2022. Don’t expect Kellen Moore to have time to go out for lunch this week. The NFL flexed the Dallas regular season finale at Philadelphia from Sunday afternoon to Saturday night. And sometime between now and then, the Cowboys offensive coordinator is expected to interview via Zoom…MORE

SCOTT SLANT: And…Bhonapha is back

Presented by BBSI BOISE. Monday, January 3, 2022. When Winston Venable stepped down as Boise State running backs coach last Thursday, many placed the return of Keith Bhonapha in the “wishful thinking” category. But that was the plan all along, as Bhonapha officially signed on with the Broncos on New Year’s Eve. He was in…MORE

BOISE STATE BASKETBALL: WHY IS DEFENSE SO ELITE?

BOISE STATE BASKETBALL: WHY IS DEFENSE SO ELITE?

Prater and Mallory have a conversation with Boise State assistant coach Mike Burns, the defensive guru of the staff. Burns joins IST to talk about what makes the Broncos’ defense so successful (16th in the nation at 58.2 points per game) – and what analytics are used to chart that success.MORE