Category Archives: Scott Slant

SCOTT SLANT: Introducing the FGS

SCOTT SLANT: Introducing the FGS

Presented by HOFFMAN AUTO BODY. Friday, July 30, 2021. Formality becomes reality, as the SEC has voted to extend invitations to Oklahoma and Texas. Meanwhile, ESPN fights back against a letter from Big 12 commissioner Bob Bowlsby claiming that the network is trying to destabilize his league.MORE

SCOTT SLANT: Kaniho doesn’t cut corners

SCOTT SLANT: Kaniho doesn’t cut corners

Presented by VETERANS PLUMBING. Thursday, July 29, 2021. Kekaula Kaniho has always been a team-first guy for Boise State. Today we take that down a different path. Kaniho’s official position is nickel, but he can play any spot in the secondary.MORE

SCOTT SLANT: Twists and turns and tumult ahead

SCOTT SLANT: Twists and turns and tumult ahead

Presented by HOFFMAN AUTO BODY. Wednesday, July 28, 2021. Talk about moving parts. We don’t know what lies ahead for Boise State in conference realignment. But the Pac-12 is not in the cards right now.MORE

SCOTT SLANT: Strong in a position of strength

SCOTT SLANT: Strong in a position of strength

Presented by VETERANS PLUMBING. Tuesday, July 27, 2021. Boise State’s Hank Bachmeier—and Jack Sears, for that matter—are looking up at Nevada quarterback Carson Strong, the Preseason Mountain West Offensive Player of the Year. It’s been a journey for Strong to get here.MORE

SCOTT SLANT: Doing daily due diligence

SCOTT SLANT: Doing daily due diligence

Presented by HOFFMAN AUTO BODY. Monday, July 26, 2021. As the departures of Oklahoma and Texas from the Big 12 become inevitable, there’s a few conference-shifting scenarios, and none appears to favor Boise State.MORE

SCOTT SLANT: Family first, and forfeits

SCOTT SLANT: Family first, and forfeits

Presented by BACON. Friday, July 23, 2021. Today is all about takeaways from Mountain West Media Days as I have made my way back from Las Vegas. Conversations were dominated by the vaccination and the Name, Image and Likeness landscapes.MORE

SCOTT SLANT: New era around the Blue

SCOTT SLANT: New era around the Blue

Presented by the ASHLEY INN OF CASCADE. Tuesday, July 20, 2021. (TOM SCOTT’S COLUMN WILL RETURN FRIDAY.) Despite the go-ahead long ago from the State Board of Education, Boise State has proceeded with caution on allowing alcohol sales at Albertsons Stadium.MORE

SCOTT SLANT: The very talented hangers-on

SCOTT SLANT: The very talented hangers-on

Presented by BACON. Friday, July 16, 2021. “Super seniors” coming out of the COVID season have inspired The Athletic’s Stewart Mandel’s to come up with a 2021 Preseason All-“wait, they’re still playing college football?!” Team.MORE

SCOTT SLANT: The missing link is in the air

SCOTT SLANT: The missing link is in the air

Presented by the ASHLEY INN OF CASCADE. Thursday, July 15, 2021. Boise State’s new-fangled up-tempo attack under offensive coordinator Tim Plough will bear watching this season. As in, will the Broncos return to their touchdown pass proclivity?MORE

SCOTT SLANT: Digesting the doggone data

SCOTT SLANT: Digesting the doggone data

Presented by BACON. Wednesday, July 14, 2021. Which metrics are we to believe? After harping on ESPN’s FPI ratings, I was interested to see info from Football Outsiders Alamanac as posted by Mountain West Wire.MORE

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