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BOISE STATE RUMORS & GOSSIP

Sam Ukwuachu’s dad: Art Briles didn’t know about son’s past

The saga surrounding how much Baylor University and head football coach Art Briles knew about former defensive end and Boise State transfer Sam Ukwuachu’s violent past has taken yet another twist, as the young man’s father has now gotten involved. In a radio interview, as reported by Waco’s KWTX, Felix Ukwuachu has said that Briles had absolutely zero knowledge of his son...
Via Campus Sports Net
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Ex-BU player's father says Briles wasn't told about violent attack

The father of a former Baylor football player convicted of rape in an attack on an 18-year-old female athlete says he was present when Boise State head coach Chris Petersen called Bears coach Art Briles in May 2013, and says Petersen said nothing about a violent incident involving his son.One-time All-American Sam Ukwuachu, 22, was convicted on Aug. 20 of raping the Baylor freshman...
Via Fox Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

According to Sam Ukwuachu's Dad Boise State Did Not Tell Baylor About Assault Allegations

Baylor head coach Art Briles has been coming under a lot of fire lately for what he may or may not have known about Sam Ukwuachu before recruiting him to come to Baylor. Did Briles know about the assault allegations that Ukwuachu was facing? Did anyone from Boise State fill him in? If he did know, but recruited him anyway should the university be angry with him?According to Sam...
Via FatManWriting
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Ranking the Toughest Games on Boise State's College Football Schedule in 2015

Last year at this time, there was a lot of uncertainty around the Boise State program. People around the country were wondering if Boise’s...
Via Athlon Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Florida passed on taking Baylor's Sam Ukwuachu

Sports Illustrated reported Tuesday that, in May 2013, Florida "considered taking" former Boise State defensive Sam Ukwuachu on a transfer, but decided against it after being told of Ukwuachu's violent relationship with his girlfriend by Broncos officials.Ukwuachu would transfer to Baylor instead and was convicted last week of sexually assaulting a now-former Bears soccer player...
Via Fox Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Boise State Broncos Cheerleaders: Hottest Photos of the Squad

Boise State has been a fixture in the college football top 25 for about a decade or so. While they...
Via COED
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Boise State: No assault allegations against Ukwuachu

BOISE, Idaho (AP) Boise State says allegations by Sam Ukwuachu's girlfriend that he assaulted her when they were students there were never reported to school officials and accusations of physical violence against women were not a reason for his dismissal. Ukwuachu was convicted of sexual assault last week in Waco, Texas, where he had transferred to Baylor in 2013. Boise State released...
Via AP on Fox
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Boise State: Ukwuachu’s dismissal not related to sexual assault

Sam Ukwuachu’s dismissal from Boise State University was not related to any acts of violence toward women, Boise State said in a statement released Tuesday.

Big 12 close to adopting SEC transfer policy

In light of the drama surrounding the sexual assault conviction of former Baylor and Boise State defensive end Sam Ukwuachu, the Big 12 could soon be adopting the same policy as the SEC regarding transfers with checkered pasts. Per Dennis Dodd of CBS Sports, all of the Big 12 Conference’s athletic directors unanimously voted to adopt a rule like the one the SEC passed in May, one...
Via Campus Sports Net
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Florida Backed Away From Taking Sam Ukwuachu After Boise State Shared Allegations

Twitter/@TimODonnell25 One of the biggest stories in the college football world is that of Sam Ukwuachu, the former Boise State and Baylor defensive lineman who was recently sentenced to jail time for second degree sexual assault of a Bears women’s soccer player in 2013. Baylor, and head coach Art Briles, is under heavy scrutiny for taking Ukwuachu, who had a history of violence...
Via College Spun
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Florida Turned Down Former Baylor, Boise State Player Convicted Of Assault

Controversy has been swirling over the campus of Baylor University following the conviction of football player Sam Ukwuachu for the assault of another student athetle in 2013. Bears head coach Art Briles continues to insist he knew nothing about Ukwuachu’s past issues while at Boise State, while former BSU head coach Chris Petersen (now at Washington) claims he told the school...
Via Gamedayr
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Boise State gets late addition for 2015-16 basketball season

The Boise State Broncos are looking to make back-to-back NCAA Tournament appearances for the first time since the 1993 and 1994 seasons this year. They could have just gotten a big addition for the upcoming season as there are multiple reports that the Broncos have added on an international player. Dave Southorn of the Idaho Statesman reported that Robin Jorch has joined the Broncos...
Via Campus Sports Net
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Boise State Football: Quarterback chosen, now for the rest

We now know who will be the starting quarterback for Boise State’s season opener on Sept. 4. Coach Bryan Harsin held a press conference on Sunday announcing that Ryan Finley, the red-shirt sophomore, is the starting quarterback. The backup quarterback position has not yet been decided and the candidates for that position include: true freshman Brett Rypien, red-shirt sophomore...
Via isportsweb.com
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Buy This Boise State Tailgating Creeper Van — $7000

We already had a Boise State tailgating van featured here back in May, but this one is absolutely annihilates it....
Via Busted Coverage
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Baylor launching internal investigation about Ukwuachu

Yesterday, former Boise State and current Baylor defensive end Sam Ukwuachu was in court when he heard of his guilty ruling. Later in the day, he was sentenced to six months in county jail and ten years of felony probation, despite the jury recommending eight years in state prison. Texas judge sentences ex-Baylor DE Sam Ukwuachu to 180 days in county jail, 10 years' felony probation...
Via Campus Sports Net
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Art Briles might not be lying, but he still was wrong

Art Briles might not be lying about what he was told by Chris Petersen regarding Sam Ukwuachu, but that does not even come close to absolving him from his handling of the convicted rapist. Briles and Petersen were engaged in a he said/she said battle on Friday as both tried to distance themselves from Ukwuachu. Ukwuachu was kicked off the team at Boise State in May 2013, months...
Via Larry Brown Sports
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Baylor Will Conduct Internal Investigation Regarding Ukwuachu Situation

The Baylor football program has made headlines over the last 24 hours in the worst kind of ways. Former Boise State, and now former Baylor, defensive end Sam Ukwuachu was sentenced to 10 years felony probation and placed in county jail for 180 days Friday evening after being found guilty of sexually assaulting a former Baylor soccer player.  Texas judge sentences ex-Baylor DE Sam...
Via College Spun
8 days ago  |  Discuss

2015 Mountain West Conference Football Preview and Predictions

Quick thinking time: name a team in the Mountain West Conference other than Boise State. Go! It’s not has easy as it is for other leagues, and that’s how the Mountain West likes it. You have the Broncos, known for their trick plays and blue field, and eleven other teams that for the most part fly under the radar. One of the problems the MWC has had to deal with since it started...
Via Gamedayr
9 days ago  |  Discuss

BSU G Dezmyn Trent dismissed following drive-by shooting

Boise State Broncos junior guard Dezmyn Trent was arrested in his hometown of Tacoma, Washington for his role in a drive-by shooting and has been subsequently dismissed from the team. Dave Southorn of the Idaho Statesman reported Trent’s arrest on Twitter, and Geoff Grammer of the Albuquerque Journal reported his dismissal from the program, which was announced by Broncos head...
Via Campus Sports Net
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Boise State Football position preview: Quarterbacks

Only a few weeks ago, the Boise State football program was present at the Mountain West Media Days in Las Vegas. During the Media Days, Coach Bryan Harsin mentioned that quarterback Ryan Finley would not be suspended for his off-the-field arrest this past off-season, and that he was still probably the front runner for the starting position. With that said, the Broncos have a lot...
Via isportsweb.com
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Bloguin Top 50: Number 16 — Boise State

Boise State Broncos 2014 Record: 11-2 (won the Fiesta Bowl) 1 Burning Question: Can Boise State go undefeated … and if so, what would be the CFB Playoff’s response? This is sort of like getting extra gin in your gin and tonic just because the bottle was nearly empty and the barkeep didn’t want to waste time with what little was left so he poured it in, but both questions...
Via The Student Section
23 days ago  |  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

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

WATCH: Arizona QB's bad play to lose Fiesta Bowl

Attention, college football programs: do not play Boise State in the Fiesta Bowl. Just decline the invite if it comes and the Broncos are the opponent.  You will play a crazy and entertaining game, but you will lose.  For the third time in program history, Boise State won the Fiesta Bowl, defeating Arizona, 38-30, Wednesday night in Phoenix. The Wildcats had a chance to tie...
Via College Spun
December 31, 2014  |  Discuss
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