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SCOTT SLANT: Just a blip in Dickey’s vision

SCOTT SLANT: Just a blip in Dickey’s vision

Presented by BBSI BOISE. Thursday, October 20, 2021. (TOM SCOTT’S COLUMN WILL RETURN TUESDAY.) Boise State athletic director Jeramiah Dickey doesn’t consider his football team’s 3-4 start a big picture item. Dickey’s big picture is his facility assessment study, which he said will be done by December 1 Wednesday on KTIK’s Idaho SportsTalk. “This will…MORE

SCOTT SLANT: The curveballs keep on comin’

SCOTT SLANT: The curveballs keep on comin’

Presented by BACON BOISE. Wednesday, October 20, 2021. It may not have been a surprise inside the Bleymaier Football Center, but it certainly was to me. B.J. Rains of the Idaho Press first reported Tuesday that CT Thomas is no longer a member of the Boise State football team. For more than four years, Thomas…MORE

SCOTT SLANT: A streak that really matters

SCOTT SLANT: A streak that really matters

Presented by BBSI BOISE. Tuesday, October 19, 2021. You can talk about the 1,000-yard rusher streak, and consecutive 10-win seasons and division titles and bowl games and all that. All of those are either up in the air or out the window this season for Boise State. There’s another streak that’s in perilous territory, and…MORE

SCOTT SLANT: One ‘standard’ comes into question

SCOTT SLANT: One ‘standard’ comes into question

Presented by BACON BOISE. Monday, October 18, 2021. The inability to perform at crucial times was frustrating enough in Boise State’s 24-17 loss to Air Force Saturday night. But after the game, a disturbing news item came out of coach Andy Avalos’ press conference. B.J. Rains of the Idaho Press tweeted the quote: “If we handle…MORE

SCOTT SLANT: About that Air Force passing game

SCOTT SLANT: About that Air Force passing game

Presented by WESTERN HEATING & AIR. Friday, October 15, 2021. Caleb Biggers has had a lot to think about this week as he settles in as Boise State’s starting boundary cornerback in place of Markel Reed for the rest of the season. Most of the Broncos defenders have seen Air Force’s triple-option before—Biggers, the transfer…MORE

SCOTT SLANT: “You can only hope to contain it”

SCOTT SLANT: “You can only hope to contain it”

Presented by GREENWOOD’S SKI HAUS. Thursday, October 14, 2021. Air Force is going to get its rushing yards Saturday against Boise State. It’s only natural, considering the way the Falcons are running their triple option this year. They’re currently leading the nation in rushing at 341 yards per game. I’d consider it an accomplishment if…MORE

SCOTT SLANT: No. 21 in the top spot now?

SCOTT SLANT: No. 21 in the top spot now?

Presented by WESTERN HEATING & AIR. Wednesday, October 13, 2021. As the clock counts down to kickoff against Air Force Saturday night, the chances of Andrew Van Buren being Boise State’s starting running back against the Falcons increase. The Broncos coaching staff doesn’t sound hopeful of a George Holani sighting anytime soon, and Cyrus Habibi-Likio’s…MORE

SCOTT SLANT: Meet Alexander Teubner

SCOTT SLANT: Meet Alexander Teubner

Presented by WESTERN HEATING & AIR. Monday, October 11, 2021. Alexander Teubner picked a heckuva time to get his name on TV. The sophomore, a former walk-on, was all over ABC Saturday afternoon as Boise State upended No. 10 BYU in Provo. Teubner was a key part of the turnover parade, forcing one fumble on…MORE

SCOTT SLANT: That’s why they play the games

SCOTT SLANT: That’s why they play the games

Presented by WESTERN HEATING & AIR. Monday, October 11, 2021. It was Boise State’s Andy Avalos being interviewed live on ABC by Tom Luginbill immediately following the game, not BYU’s Kilani Sitake. The Broncos’ season took a turn few expected with the 26-17 win in Provo Saturday. When we found out that Boise State’s two…MORE

SCOTT SLANT: Baylor Romney, the sequel?

SCOTT SLANT: Baylor Romney, the sequel?

Presented by VETERANS PLUMBING. Friday, October 8, 2021. The latest word out of Provo regarding the BYU quarterback situation Saturday: if the Cougars are lucky, it’ll be Jalen Hall. If they’re not, it’ll be third-stringer Jacob Conover.  BYU is cautiously optimistic that Hall, the starter, will be ready after bruising his ribs against Arizona State. Conover…MORE

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