Category Archives: Scott Slant

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

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

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

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

SCOTT SLANT: High-altitude accomplishment

SCOTT SLANT: High-altitude accomplishment

Presented by the ASHLEY INN OF CASCADE. Tuesday, January 12, 2021. Boise State is in rarified air, and we’re not talking Laramie’s elevation. The Broncos set a new school record Monday night by winning their 11th game in a row in an 83-60 victory at Wyoming. They also have a 7-0 Mountain West record, equaling…MORE

SCOTT SLANT: A home run day

SCOTT SLANT: A home run day

Presented by RIB SHACK BARBECUE & CATERING. Monday, January 11, 2021. There are so many takeaways from Andy Avalos’ introductory press conference Sunday. To me, the first is how genuinely glad he is to be back in Boise. How did he react when he heard Bryan Harsin was off to Auburn? “I had to take…MORE

SCOTT SLANT: Connecting the flight dots

SCOTT SLANT: Connecting the flight dots

Presented by the ASHLEY INN OF CASCADE. Friday, January 8, 2021. It’s only a slightly more exact science than NORAD tracking Santa on Christmas Eve, but flight plans tell us that new Boise State athletic director Jeramiah Dickey visited both Jeff Choate in Bozeman and Andy Avalos in Eugene on Thursday. Oh to be a…MORE

SCOTT SLANT: Doutrive eases in, Broncos roll

SCOTT SLANT: Doutrive eases in, Broncos roll

Presented by RIB SHACK BARBECUE & CATERING. Thursday, January 7, 2021. The drip-drip-drip of Air Force’s offense bothered Boise State in spurts Wednesday night, but the Broncos ultimately overwhelmed the Falcons in a 78-59 win in ExtraMile Arena. It was Boise State’s ninth win in a row, one short of the school record. The Falcons…MORE

SCOTT SLANT: Moore and Dickey may have matched

SCOTT SLANT: Moore and Dickey may have matched

Presented by the ASHLEY INN OF CASCADE. Wednesday, January 6, 2021. Troy Aikman is high on Kellen Moore. But Boise State probably isn’t high on Aikman and his view on what happened with Moore in the Broncos’ coaching search. And some are once again saying Aikman is wrong when he claims Moore accepted the Broncos’…MORE

SCOTT SLANT: Determined Dickey digs in

SCOTT SLANT: Determined Dickey digs in

Presented by RIB SHACK BARBECUE. Tuesday, January 5, 2021. Jeramiah Dickey was emotional and sincere while introducing himself as Boise State’s new athletic director at his press conference Monday. He had to win the day, and I think he did. Dickey talked a lot about family and winning championships and elite facilities. “We will be…MORE

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