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SCOTT SLANT: Socially-distanced gridiron highly possible

SCOTT SLANT: Socially-distanced gridiron highly possible

Presented by CLEARVIEW CLEANING. Thursday, June 4, 2020. We’re starting to get an idea of what the 2020 Boise State football season could look like in the stands. Athletic director Curt Apsey emailed a letter to season ticket holders Wednesday and acknowledged “it is unknown whether a full Albertsons Stadium will be permissible due to…MORE

SCOTT SLANT: Two teams needed to play a game

SCOTT SLANT: Two teams needed to play a game

Presented by SUPERIOR POOLS OF IDAHO. Wednesday, June 3, 2020. If Notre Dame and Navy won’t travel to Dublin, Ireland, for their season opener, will Georgia Southern go across the country to face Boise State? Whether or not the Broncos are able start their schedule on time is one thing. The willingness of non-conference opponents…MORE

SCOTT SLANT: Quarterback curiosities

SCOTT SLANT: Quarterback curiosities

Presented by FRANZ WITTE NURSERY. Tuesday, June 2, 2020. Monday was a heavy day in this column. Today, we lighten things up with an observation from respected Mountain West writer Chris Murray of NevadaSportsNet.com. Murray was musing last week about “all of the high quarterback draft picks to come out of MW schools in recent…MORE

SCOTT SLANT: The call-out and the response

SCOTT SLANT: The call-out and the response

Presented by SUPERIOR POOLS OF IDAHO. Monday, June 1, 2020. Former Boise State safety Jason Robinson posted a Twitter video Saturday morning that was almost 15 minutes long, calling out coach Bryan Harsin for not making a statement about the unrest in America following the George Floyd killing. Robinson questioned Harsin’s support of his black…MORE

SCOTT SLANT: Albertsons Stadium 50th anniversary, Part X

SCOTT SLANT: Albertsons Stadium 50th anniversary, Part X

Presented by BBSI BOISE. Friday, May 29, 2020. My weekly Friday early-bird celebration of Albertsons Stadium’s 50th anniversary ventures into the unforgettable 2006 campaign. The second game of the season brought Oregon State to town for a Thursday night ESPN matchup. The Broncos dominated the Beavers like they did two years before, winning 42-14. ut…MORE

SCOTT SLANT: A way to celebrate the 100-day mark

SCOTT SLANT: A way to celebrate the 100-day mark

Presented by MAZ-TECH AUTOMOTIVE. Thursday, May 28, 2020. We always count down to the Boise State football season this time of year. Today we reach a key checkpoint: 100 days before the scheduled opener against Georgia Southern. We think. While you wonder, you can tune in on the Boise State Football Facebook page tonight for…MORE

SCOTT SLANT: Familiarity will soon fill the hoops schedule

SCOTT SLANT: Familiarity will soon fill the hoops schedule

Presented by BBSI. Wednesday, May 27, 2020. It seems inevitable that the Mountain West will expand its conference season from 18 to 20 games in men’s and women’s basketball. The benefit: as scheduling promises to be a lot more difficult for most MW teams moving forward, this will take care of two more of the…MORE

SCOTT SLANT: Doing some stadium math

SCOTT SLANT: Doing some stadium math

Presented by MAZ-TECH AUTOMOTIVE. Tuesday, May 26, 2020. Ohio State athletic director Gene Smith has a model for socially-distanced stands at the Horseshoe this fall. Ohio Stadium’s capacity is 102,780. One scenario would allow crowds of 20,000-22,000, and another one goes from 40,000-50,000 “if guidelines are relaxed.” Apply that to Boise State. If estimates say…MORE

SCOTT SLANT: Albertsons Stadium 50th anniversary, Part IX

SCOTT SLANT: Albertsons Stadium 50th anniversary, Part IX

Presented by FRANZ WITTE NURSERY. Friday, May 22, 2020. It’s Friday, and my weekly early-bird celebration of Albertsons Stadium’s 50th anniversary takes us to a landmark game in September, 2004. Boise State took another major step with its first victory over a Pac-12 (then Pac-10) school as it drilled Oregon State 53-34 on the blue…MORE

SCOTT SLANT: Spanning the sportswriting globe

SCOTT SLANT: Spanning the sportswriting globe

Presented by BACON. Thursday, May 21, 2020. The pandemic lockdown has allowed national sportswriters to get pretty creative, and you have to like this from Chris Vannini of The Athletic. Vannini, with the help of WhatIfSports.com, simulated games between the eight undefeated non-BCS and Group of 5 teams since 1998 to see which one was…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