Scout Report: Jay Ajayi, RB, Boise State

Name: Jay Ajayi Age: 21 Position: RB College: Boise State Height: 5’11 ¾ Weight: 221 Grade: 2nd Round Comparison: Marshawn Lynch, Rashard Mendenhall Athletic Ability For a back of his size, Jay Ajayi is a solid all-around athlete. He has quick feet and is surprisingly agile in the open field, as evidenced by his 4.10 The post Scout Report: Jay... -- Click the title above to...
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March 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Ryan Finley is Boise State front-runner for QB job

The Boise State Broncos quarterback competition now has a front-runner, following a strong performance in the spring by Ryan Finley. Boise State coaches said they will wait until spring to name  Grant Hedrick’s successor, but Finley’s performance and comments from coaches seem to indicate he is the man to beat. “He’s done well,” head coach Bryan Harsin said, via the Idaho...
Via Campus Sports Net
April 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Boise State Releases Video Previewing Southern California Recruiting Blitz

Boise State is one of the most consistent programs in college football and the Broncos frequently land recruits from the state of California. Today, the BSU coaches are beginning an all-out recruiting assault on high school programs in the Southern California area. The effort, dubbed #BroncoBlitzSoCal by the staff on Twitter, covers three days, 174 schools and 817 miles. It’s...
Via College Spun
April 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Boise State RB Jay Ajayi’s knee is big concern for NFL teams

Former Boise State Broncos standout Jay Ajayi was one of the running backs who fell in the second-tier of ball carriers available in the 2015 NFL Draft class. Unfortunately, his stock could be taking a hit as the draft draws nearer. According to a report from Dane Brugler of CBS Sports, there are growing concerns from teams around the league on the status of Jay Ajayi’s knee ...
Via Campus Sports Net
April 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Kelsey Young Joins Little Brother, Cory, at Boise State

Cory Young, a redshirt freshman running back for the Boise State Broncos out of the Mountain West Conference, will be joined by big brother and ex-Stanford Cardinal running back Kelsey Young. The brothers hope to be an impact in the backfield on and off the Smurf Turf come fall. Depth at the running back position will certainly not be an issue for Boise State in the 2015 college...
Via Campus Sports Net
April 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Photo: Boise State Unveils Fiesta Bowl Rings

Boise State mostly flew under the radar in 2014, but the Broncos put together a solid season, notching 12 wins, a Mountain West title and a Fiesta Bowl victory over Arizona. Wednesday, the school unveiled the rings the team will receive for their accomplishments. They feature the school’s logo and the words “Fiesta Bowl Champions” on the front, the score of the contest on one...
Via College Spun
April 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Photo: Boise State unveils Fiesta Bowl rings

The Boise State Broncos were able to upend the Arizona Wildcats in the Fiesta Bowl to conclude their 2014 campaign. Now, prior to the start of the 2015 college football season, Boise State is celebrating their Fiesta Bowl win by handing out rings to all of the participants from the game. The school logo and “Fiesta Bowl Champions” is etched on the top of the ring, while the score...
Via Campus Sports Net
April 29, 2015  |  Discuss

BYU planning ‘White Out’ vs. Boise State

When the BYU Cougars play host to the Boise State Broncos this season, they want all of the fans to show up at LaVell Edwards Stadium decked out in all white. BYU organizers announced that they are planning a “white out” for the Boise State game, while planning to wear all blue when the Cougars host East Carolina in Provo. It’s never too early to start planning your fall...
Via Campus Sports Net
May 09, 2015  |  Discuss

BYU Football: “Boise State model” not the answer

Can we just stop this “let’s go back to the Mountain West” ridiculousness? I understand that BYU fans would love a little extra access to the College Football Playoff, and I understand that Utah fans love to poke fun at the Cougars. But the idea of BYU re-joining Wyoming and UNLV is getting way more traction than it ever deserved. Those clamoring for MWC re-admittance point...
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May 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Boise State Broncos 2015 Preview and Prediction

Boise State’s first season under coach Bryan Harsin was a success. The Broncos won 12 games, including a 38-30 victory over Arizona in the...
Via Athlon Sports
May 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Boise State Football: The Broncos lands late 2015 commitment in WR Austin Cottrell

The Boise State Football program added a late recruit to their 2015 class. Austin Cottrell from Scottsdale, Arizona Community College announced that he committed to the Broncos via his twitter. The 6-foot-3, 200-pounder wide receiver is a 2014 graduate of Mountain Ridge High in Glendale, Arizona, he attended Scottsdale Community College. In his freshmen year at Scottsdale Community...
May 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Boise State budgets $5,100 for cost of attendance

The Boise State Broncos are preparing to begin paying full cost-of-attendance scholarships to its athletes. Thanks to new NCAA regulations, schools are able to pay student athletes the full cost of attendance for the university — which is determined by a formula within the financial aid office at each school. For Boise State, it will not be cheap. According to a report from the...
Via Campus Sports Net
May 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Boise State Football: Comparing Bronco Nation to major fan bases

The smell of corn dogs and the sound of cowbells and air horns fill the Boise air outside of Albertsons Stadium each game day. The fan base known as Bronco Nation begins to pile into the 36,000 seat stadium to get ready to cheer on their Boise State Football team. The anticipation and excitement is no different than that of a larger school. Bronco Stadium This is something that...
May 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Boise State gets largest slice of Mountain West distribution

Whoever said you have to be a Power 5 school to see money clearly has not been following the Mountain West financials. This year the Mountain West is distributing a record $47 million among the various institutions. Up from the $29 million last season, the Mountain West is rewarding those who represented the conference well. Mountain West commissioner Craig Thompson released the...
Via Campus Sports Net
June 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Boise State Football: Why BSU must go undefeated in 2015

In years past, the Boise State football team has seen how one loss can “ruin” their season. In 2014 however, the Broncos finally received a break by going to the Fiesta Bowl with 2 losses on their record. Some may feel that the College Football Playoff can end up being a great system for schools such as BSU, as it is designed to get the “small” school to the big game. 2015...
June 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Boise State Football: Who is the next man up at wide receiver?

The Broncos of Boise State have been known for their ability to “revamp” rather than “rebuild” consistently throughout their history. Since 2001 when he Broncos left the Big West to join the WAC, they have not had a season with fewer than 8 wins. This year the Boise State football team looks to once again follow that winning tradition. In order to do so however, they will...
June 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Boise State spring game helmet causes confusion

The Boise State Broncos aren’t shy about taking risks when it comes to the football field. Remember the 2007 Fiesta Bowl? The Hook-and-lateral play that tied the game up and then the gutsy Statue of Liberty play that won the game for the Broncos in overtime? What about having a royal blue football field that nearly blinds viewers every time they watch a home game on television...
Via Campus Sports Net
June 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Boise State, Idaho fans can buy beer before football games

With the trending topic of beer sales at college football games being tossed around and approval from some schools across the country this summer, it is not surprising that we bring you another story of a few more schools doing something similar. While the schools have not yet approved the sale of alcohol within the stadiums, Boise State, Idaho and Idaho State will now sell beer...
Via Campus Sports Net
June 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Boise State Football: How good is the Bronco defense in 2015?

The main talk this off season for the Boise State football team is who will be replacing Grant Hedrick at quarterback in 2015 and how will the running game look as the Broncos look to replace Jay Ajayi who left early for the NFL. With those two positions being the only ones needing to be filled, some have a lot of optimism about the productivity of this offense this upcoming season...
June 28, 2015  |  Discuss

NFL draft analyst speaks highly of BSU S Darian Thompson

Though the 2015 college football season has yet to begin, NFL draft analysts are already talking about the best senior prospects in the 2016 draft class. In particular, draft analyst Chad Reuter cannot say enough good things about Boise State senior safety Darian Thompson. Thompson received All-American recognition after picking off seven passes (he already has 14 in his...
Via Campus Sports Net
July 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Photos: Boise State Football Coach Bryan Harsin Had A Blue Basketball Court Installed In His Yard

Boise State football has been one of the sport’s preeminent small conference programs for over a decade now, but some still best recognize the Broncos for their bright blue turf field. That unique surface is certainly a big part of Boise State’s brand, and when head coach Bryan Harsin had a basketball court installed in his yard, he decided to keep the theme consistent. Of course...
Via College Spun
July 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Boise State coach installs blue basketball court at home

Boise State Broncos head football coach Bryan Harsin wants the Broncos fans to know that he is all in with the team. While Harsin is focused on how Boise State performs on the gridiron, asking for a 100-yard blue turf field at your home would be a little excessive. So, instead, Harsin showed off his school pride by getting a blue basketball court installed. It’s pretty fantastic...
Via Campus Sports Net
July 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Boise State Football: Why coach Harsin is exactly what the program needed

With one season down under the control of Coach Bryan Harsin the Boise State Football team is once again on the rise amongst the nation’s great teams. Is it that much of a surprise that coach Harsin could come in and make an immediate impact? Those who have followed the Boise State Football team closely throughout the last decade would say that coach Harsin is exactly what this...
July 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Boise State’s blue turf is going green

Boise State’s iconic blue turf field is going green — at least temporarily. And before you ask, no, this has nothing to do with recycling. Albertsons Stadium, the 36,387 seat venue that plays host to Broncos home games, will have its trademark blue surface covered up in order to host a an international club soccer match between Spanish club Atletico Bilbao and Mexican Club Tijuana...
Via Campus Sports Net
July 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Video: Boise State Field Changes From Blue To Green

Video of Boise State field changing from its iconic blue to green for an upcoming soccer match.
Via Gamedayr
July 13, 2015  |  Discuss
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