Category Archives: Scott Slant

SCOTT SLANT: Another story almost sidelined

SCOTT SLANT: Another story almost sidelined

Presented by VETERANS PLUMBING. Wednesday, June 24, 2020. The special “drive-in” showing of “Out Of The Blue” tonight outside ExtraMile Arena has been cancelled (or maybe just postponed?) due to Boise State’s temporary campus shutdown. I had been hoping to talk about this in relation to the Michael Hoffman documentary, so I’m going to do…MORE

SCOTT SLANT: Albertsons Stadium 50th anniversary, Part XIII

SCOTT SLANT: Albertsons Stadium 50th anniversary, Part XIII

Presented by SUPERIOR POOLS OF IDAHO. Friday, June 19, 2020. Another Friday, another early-bird celebration of Albertsons Stadium’s 50th anniversary. We’ve arrived at 2009, and there’s only one way to go here. In what was rightfully billed at the time as the biggest home game in Boise State history, the 14th-ranked Broncos smothered 16th-ranked Oregon,…MORE

SCOTT SLANT: Still the best sidebar of 2019

SCOTT SLANT: Still the best sidebar of 2019

Presented by BBSI. Thursday, June 18, 2020. Tonight’s Bronco Throwback Classic on the Boise State Football Facebook page is pretty darn recent—like, the last home game, the Mountain West championship game last December. So it was appropriate that the MVP of the title tilt, Broncos quarterback Jaylon Henderson, was a guest yesterday on Idaho SportsTalk.…MORE

SCOTT SLANT: College Football Hall of Fame nuggets

SCOTT SLANT: College Football Hall of Fame nuggets

Presented by SUPERIOR POOLS OF IDAHO. Wednesday, June 17, 2020. A total of 217 players and coaches were on the ballot Tuesday for the College Football Hall of Fame’s 2020 induction class. If it’s that big two years from now, one Kellen Moore will have plenty of competition. That’s assuming Moore will be on the…MORE

SCOTT SLANT: All that’s old is new again

SCOTT SLANT: All that’s old is new again

Presented by BBSI. Tuesday, June 16, 2020. Get ready for a “Broncos Drive-In Theater Night’ with Boise State a week from Wednesday. Head for Albertsons Stadium’s west parking lot and re-live “Out of the Blue,” the documentary by Hollywood director and Boise State alum and Rhodes Scholar Michael Hoffman. The film, of course, details the…MORE

SCOTT SLANT: Albertsons Stadium 50th anniversary, Part XII

SCOTT SLANT: Albertsons Stadium 50th anniversary, Part XII

Presented by MAZ-TECH AUTOMOTIVE. Friday, June 12, 2020. Friday means another chapter in my early-bird celebration of Albertsons Stadium’s 50th anniversary. In 2008, the most memorable home game was the last. Boise State needed to beat rival Fresno State to finish a perfect regular season. But it was Senior Night, so coach Chris Petersen trotted…MORE

SCOTT SLANT: NCAA Tournament in Boise, or not?

SCOTT SLANT: NCAA Tournament in Boise, or not?

Presented by SUPERIOR POOLS OF IDAHO. Thursday, June 11, 2020. It’s happened elsewhere, and it could happen here. There’s a push to keep the NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament out of ExtraMile Arena next March, when Boise is scheduled to host the event for the 10th time. Pat Forde of Sports Illustrated reported yesterday that three…MORE

SCOTT SLANT: Upward trajectory for Mattison?

SCOTT SLANT: Upward trajectory for Mattison?

Presented by FRANZ WITTE NURSERY. Wednesday, June 10, 2020. Alexander Mattison fans—and there are lots of them in these parts—are connecting the dots with word that Minnesota Vikings running back Dalvin Cook is probably headed for a holdout. The former Boise State star is suddenly in the spotlight. According to ESPN’s Adam Scheffter, Cook will…MORE

SCOTT SLANT: A salute to Southorn’s finale

SCOTT SLANT: A salute to Southorn’s finale

Presented by SUPERIOR POOLS OF IDAHO. Tuesday, June 9, 2020. If you’re a Boise State fan, and you weren’t already a subscriber to The Athletic, you’re probably not going to become one now. Boise State has lost its voice at the national sports journalism website with the layoff of the accomplished Dave Southorn. So here’s…MORE

SCOTT SLANT: Albertsons Stadium 50th anniversary, Part XI

SCOTT SLANT: Albertsons Stadium 50th anniversary, Part XI

Presented by CLEARVIEW CLEANING. Friday, June 5, 2020. Friday brings another chapter in my early-bird celebration of Albertsons Stadium’s 50th anniversary. Woe is me if I don’t include this one. And it’s not because Colin Kaepernick is in the news again now. This was an all-time thriller. It was October of 2007, Kaepernick’s freshman year…MORE

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Boise State Vs. Kaepernick … Wow!

Boise State Vs. Kaepernick … Wow!

Boise St vs Kaepernick- a history lesson Boise St vs Kaepernick was quite a battle Posted by 93.1 KTIK – The Ticket on Tuesday, June 30, 2020

Koetter Brought Big Time To Boise

Koetter Brought Big Time To Boise

Dirk Koetter brought Big time to Idaho What impact did Dirk Koetter have on Boise State football ? Posted by 93.1 KTIK – The Ticket on Monday, June 29, 2020

Boise Fans, Racist?

Boise Fans, Racist?

Boise racist? Are sports fans in Boise racist? Posted by 93.1 KTIK – The Ticket on Thursday, June 25, 2020