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SCOTT SLANT: Altered expectations?

SCOTT SLANT: Altered expectations?

Presented by FRANZ WITTE NURSERY. Tuesday, May 25, 2021. We’re starting to get an idea of what Boise State is up against in the season opener at UCF in September, at least in terms of oddsmakers’ perceptions.MORE

SCOTT SLANT: Grabbing some good games

SCOTT SLANT: Grabbing some good games

Presented by HOFFMAN AUTO BODY. Friday, May 21, 2021. (TOM SCOTT’S COLUMN WILL RETURN TUESDAY.) This was first scooped six weeks ago by Jon Rothstein of CBS Sports, but it’s official now.MORE

SCOTT SLANT: Check out the “just missed” list

SCOTT SLANT: Check out the “just missed” list

Presented by BBSI BOISE. Thursday, May 20, 2021. We’re getting close to “college football preview magazine season,” and the teasers are starting to appear. One is the Athlon Sports Preseason Top 25, unveiled Tuesday.MORE

SCOTT SLANT: The Rams’ relentless ramp-up

SCOTT SLANT: The Rams’ relentless ramp-up

Presented by HOFFMAN AUTO BODY. Wednesday, May 19, 2021. It’s natural to drift toward San Diego State as the preseason favorite in Mountain West men’s basketball next season. The Aztecs are reloading.MORE

SCOTT SLANT: Fresno State 2001 – it never gets old

SCOTT SLANT: Fresno State 2001 – it never gets old

Presented by FRANZ WITTE NURSERY. Friday, May 14, 2021. (TOM SCOTT’S COLUMN WILL RETURN TUESDAY.) I refer to The Athletic periodically, and I can’t help but do it again. Chris Vannini’s series on “five pivotal upsets from the 2001 season that still resonate 20 years later” lands on Boise State’s ultimate launching pad.MORE

SCOTT SLANT: To portal or not to portal

SCOTT SLANT: To portal or not to portal

Presented by BBSI BOISE. Thursday, May 13, 2021. It’s a “list” time of the year as college football bides its time until fall camp, and today we check one from The Athletic: “The College Transfer Portal Top 50.”MORE

SCOTT SLANT: A more public Coach Pete

SCOTT SLANT: A more public Coach Pete

Presented by FRANZ WITTE NURSERY. Wednesday, May 12, 2021. Chris Petersen has been talking a bit about his journey lately, and longtime college football writer Bruce Feldman of The Athletic landed a sit-down with the former Boise State and Washington coach.MORE

SCOTT SLANT: In Jeremiah Dickey we trust

SCOTT SLANT: In Jeremiah Dickey we trust

Presented by BBSI BOISE. Tuesday, May 11, 2021. Last week’s BoiseDev.com interview with Boise State president Marlene Tromp was a good one. From a sports standpoint, we learned that the university expects full attendance to be permitted at football games this fall.MORE

SCOTT SLANT: Correa at a crossroads in K.C.

SCOTT SLANT: Correa at a crossroads in K.C.

Presented by BACON. Friday, May 7, 2021. (TOM SCOTT’S COLUMN WILL RETURN TUESDAY.) When I saw the news on Kamalei Correa signing with the Kansas City Chiefs, it got me thinking. Boise State has had 17 players taken over the first three rounds of the NFL Draft this century.MORE

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