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SCOTT SLANT: He did it again

SCOTT SLANT: He did it again

Presented by BBSI BOISE. Monday, November 23, 2020. Avery Williams was a game-changer again on Saturday night. Hawaii had just pulled to within 10 points of Boise State on its opening possession of the second half, an 87-yard drive that would foreshadow the difficulties the Broncos would have the rest of the game. But Williams…MORE

SCOTT SLANT: Graham & Kinne, a decade later

SCOTT SLANT: Graham & Kinne, a decade later

Presented by GREENWOOD’S SKI HAUS. Friday, November 20, 2020. Boise State has faced new Hawaii coach Todd Graham twice before. His offensive coordinator, too. The Broncos played at Tulsa in 2009 and eeked out a 28-21 win. Keep in mind: that was Boise State’s last undefeated season, and it was the closest call of the…MORE

SCOTT SLANT: Jessup’s jaw may have dropped

SCOTT SLANT: Jessup’s jaw may have dropped

Presented by DIAMOND HEATING & COOLING. Thursday, November 19, 2020. Boise State’s Justinian Jessup went higher than anyone had projected Wednesday night in the NBA Draft. How about the 51st overall pick in the second round to the Golden State Warriors? The Mountain West’s career leader in three-pointers can be mentored by the guy who…MORE

SCOTT SLANT: The All-Decade grand finale

SCOTT SLANT: The All-Decade grand finale

Presented by GREENWOOD’S SKI HAUS. Wednesday, November 18, 2020. It’s the final week of voting in Boise State’s All-Decade Team, and they saved the best for last. You know the rules: “Any student-athlete who earned all-conference recognition from 2010-19—first-team, second-team or honorable mention—is eligible to be selected to the All-Decade Team.” Okay, so there are…MORE

SCOTT SLANT: Run attack out of whack

SCOTT SLANT: Run attack out of whack

Presented by DIAMOND HEATING & COOLING. Tuesday, November 17, 2020. San Diego State rushed for 326 yards against Hawaii last Saturday while beating the Rainbow Warriors 34-10. Boise State won’t have the luxury of that type of running game this Saturday in Aloha Stadium. There are no signs that George Holani is ready to return…MORE

SCOTT SLANT: Just appreciate 3-1

SCOTT SLANT: Just appreciate 3-1

Presented by GREENWOOD’S SKI HAUS. Monday, November 16, 2020. The Boise State football team is at a critical juncture. Not in the race for the Mountain West championship, but in simply playing games one week to the next. Except for the lucky 1,100 the past two weeks in Albertsons Stadium, Broncos fans have been yanked…MORE

SCOTT SLANT: The special bounce-back

SCOTT SLANT: The special bounce-back

Presented by MAZ-TECH AUTOMOTIVE. Friday, November 13, 2020. We sliced and diced the Boise State defense’s deficiencies and the offense’s absences going into Thursday night’s game against Colorado State. It was six days of serious psychoanalysis after the loss to BYU. But special teams were barely mentioned. And that was the tipping point from the…MORE

SCOTT SLANT: What do we really know?

SCOTT SLANT: What do we really know?

Presented by DIAMOND HEATING & COOLING. Thursday, November 12, 2020. Will the real Boise State defense please stand up? There’s been a keen focus on the D this week, and why not? The Broncos are in uncharted territory after three games: last in the Mountain West in rushing defense at 246 yards per game and…MORE

SCOTT SLANT: The trials of 2019

SCOTT SLANT: The trials of 2019

Presented by MAZ-TECH AUTOMOTIVE. Wednesday, November 11, 2020. Considering what college football teams have gone through in 2020, anything that happened in 2019 pales in comparison. But Boise State and Colorado State faced adversity going into their matchup the day after Thanksgiving last year in Fort Collins. A blizzard had buried Canvas Stadium, and crews…MORE

SCOTT SLANT: Shaking up the routine – again

SCOTT SLANT: Shaking up the routine – again

Presented by MAZ-TECH AUTOMOTIVE. Tuesday, November 10, 2020. Boise State used to play lots of non-Saturday games in the WAC days. There were 34 of them in the regular season, most arranged that way to accommodate national TV. There were even four games on Wednesdays. But most of the time bye weeks helped soften the…MORE

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