Boise State Game Balls for week of February 12th

Last week was a busy one for the Broncos. And quite successful. So lets get to it! Game Ball One: Anja Dokic (tennis) The freshman from Perth, Australia had herself a week. She helped dominate in the no. 1 slot (6-2) in doubles against Idaho State, and won her singles match 6-4, 6-3. This lead to a sweep of the in-state rivals 7-0. Unfortunately the week did not end quite...
Via One Bronco Nation Under God
46 minutes ago

Wake Up, Bronco Nation: Boise State gymnastics awards; Group of Five returning players; Bracketology

What is ET short for? Because he’s got small legs. Bronco gymnasts are no. 12 and snag a bunch of honors It’s almost unfair how many honors these ladies get weekly. (Note: almost.) The Broncos have been putting away their opponents quite handily and continue a pretty awesome run. With Alabama (yes, the Crimson Tide) up next the Broncos will have their work cut out for...
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4 hours ago

Wake Up, Bronco Nation: Softball wins; Breaking down Jeremy McNichols film; Planets!

Want to hear a joke about pizza? Nah, it’s too cheesy. Bronco softball finishes out their weekend with two more wins Which puts the Broncos at 5-2 on the year. This is a pretty nice surprise for a Bronco team that, last year, did not get to five wins until March 11th. That team ended the season 14-38. This years team already has 36% of those wins and it’s only February...

Bronco swimmers and divers win big in College Station

The Broncos pretty much led from bell to bell at the Mountain West Swimming and Diving Championships in College Station, TX this weekend and just wrapped up an impressive team victory in the pool this evening. The Bronco ladies avenged last season’s come-from-behind loss to Nevada at the MWC Championships and defeated runner-up San Diego State by nearly 300 points and last place...

Broncos Hang On To Down Wyoming

Broncos 91, Cowboys 87 Officials got involved often at the onset, with the multiple calls on each team in the early going. Broncos had a lot of energy early with a monster dunk by Hutch, a 3 by Duncan (who must have returned the mummy back to its tomb to get off his rough streak—wise choice. We need you, mate!), and a few emphatic defensive denials. Five minutes in the Broncos...

Franchise players have been a mixed bag for the Denver Broncos

Wednesday marked the first day that NFL clubs could designate franchise or transition players on their roster. For the first time in three seasons, it doesn’t look like the Denver Broncos will be identifying any of their current free agents to be a franchise player, and that isn’t necessarily a bad thing. The Broncos have designated four different players in their history as...
Via Mile High Sports
4 days ago

Seahawks Draft Target: Jeremy McNichols, RB, Boise State

Jeremy McNichols out of Boise State appears to be just the value Seattle will be looking for if the Seahawks draft a running back this season. The Seattle Seahawks have a trio of talented young running backs. Unfortunately, all three come with serious question marks as well. That will likely lead to Seattle adding a […] Seahawks Draft Target: Jeremy McNichols, RB, Boise State ...
Via 12th Man Rising
4 days ago

First 2017 Football Power Index is out: Boise State leads the Mountain West

More computer formulas/rankings for the upcoming football season. Computers are not supposed to be biased and use straight numbers and/or whatever formula is inputted, so technically there is some sort of bias as a human has to make the formula which the computer spits out. This brings us to the very first FPI (Football Power Index) from ESPN for the 2017 season and here is its formula...
Via Mountain West Connection
7 days ago

PODCAST: Mountain West basketball update; league is still up to Nevada, Boise State

Spin the wheel as to who will represent the league in the NCAA tournament. We start the show off discussing the rise and improvement of San Jose State basketball which has been huge as they have as many conference wins this year as they have in the prior three. We jump into some prior games, like the quadruaple overtime game Wednesday night between Fresno State and Wyoming. Then...
Via Mountain West Connection
11 days ago

Boise State football: Kameron Miles arrested for domestic battery

A member of the Boise State football program has been arrested. According to the Idaho Press-Tribune, Boise State defensive back Kameron Miles was arrested Wednesday morning on a domestic battery charge. Boise State has yet to comment on the incident. From the Boise Police Department’s statement: As officers were responding they received more information the situation was reportedly...
Via Campus Sports Net
12 days ago

Boise State holds off Utah State, moves atop Mountain West

BOISE, Idaho (AP) Chandler Hutchison had 18 points and Boise State went without a field goal in the final 3 1/2 minutes but hung on to beat Utah State 72-70 on Saturday night. Paris Austin added 16 for the Broncos (15-7, 8-3 Mountain West) and took the lead for good early in a 21-8 run that Austin's basket capped to make it 66-56 at 3:33. From there, Boise State missed its final...
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16 days ago  |  Discuss

Austin scores career-high 25, Boise St beats Colorado St

FORT COLLINS, Colo. (AP) Paris Austin made 7 of 10 from the field, 10 straight free throws and scored a career-high 25, James Reid added 18 points and Boise State held off Colorado State for a 79-76 win on Tuesday night. Reid hit a career-best six 3-pointers on nine attempts and Chandler Hutchison had 10 points and seven rebounds for Boise State (14-7, 7-3 Mountain West), which...
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20 days ago  |  Discuss

Nevada beats Boise State 76-57, claims Mountain West lead

BOISE, Idaho (AP) D. J. Fenner scored 21 points and Marcus Marshall added another 18 as Nevada bounced back from a loss by beating Boise State 76-57 in a battle for first place in the Mountain West Conference Wednesday night. The Wolf Pack, who lost to Fresno State on Saturday, now takes over sole possession of first-place. Chandler Hutchison converted a layup with four seconds...
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26 days ago  |  Discuss

63 names to know for Super Bowl LI

Super Bowl LI is more than just the Julio Joneses and the Tom Bradys making it to the championship. From commissioners to kickers, here are the 63 names you need to know before the 2016-2017 NFL season wraps up in Houston. 
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Boise State earns wire-to-wire win over San Jose State

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) David Wacker scored 17 points on 5-of-5 shooting and grabbed seven rebounds, Chandler Hutchison finished with 15 points and eight rebounds, and Boise State topped San Jose State 75-65 in a wire-to-wire win on Saturday. Boise State (12-6, 5-2 Mountain West) led 43-30 at halftime and maintained a double-digit lead for most of the second half. After Hutchison...
Via Associated Press
January 21, 2017  |  Discuss

Boise State Football: Did Jeremy McNichols make the right decision?

The Boise State Football program has been known to produce some solid running backs as of late. Doug Martin and Jay Ajayi were the most recent to make NFL rosters and Jeremy McNichols will attempt to follow suit. McNichols will be entering the 2017 NFL Draft after deciding to forgo his senior season with the Broncos. With the importance of the running back position decreasing year...
January 19, 2017  |  Discuss

PJ Fleck, Les Miles, Bryan Harsin mentioned for Minnesota job

Minnesota fired Tracy Claeys on Tuesday following a 9-4 season, and there are already some names being mentioned as his potential replacement. The Minneapolis Star Tribune’s Joe Christensen said in his article on Claeys’ firing that P.J. Fleck, Les Miles and Bryan Harsin are expected to be mentioned in connection with the job. 247 Sports’ Travis Haney even said that many...
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January 03, 2017  |  Discuss

Five reasons to watch the Cactus Bowl

Okay, listen, we get it. Most likely, you think bowl season starts on New Year's Eve. Maybe slightly earlier depending on when your team is playing. But regardless of whether or not you're aware of them, the bowls have already started, and there's plenty of college football action to get you through to the main event around New Year's. This bowl game features two high-powered offenses...
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December 26, 2016  |  Discuss

Hutchison, Austin power Boise State to third straight win

BOISE, Idaho (AP) Chandler Hutchison scored 20 points and grabbed 11 rebounds to help lead Boise State to a 79-62 win over Cal State Northridge on Wednesday night. The Broncos (7-4) close out the non-conference portion of their schedule winners of three straight. Paris Austin also finished with 20 points for the Broncos, who were out shot by the Matadors 39.2 percent to 36.4...
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December 21, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: Oregon has decided on new head coach

Oregon reportedly has made a decision on a new head coach and an announcement is expected to come soon. Nigel Burton, a Pac-12 Networks and Comcast analyst, says Oregon has made a decision on a new head coach and the official announcement should come within the next 24 hours. BREAKING: Heard from source w/ ties to UO ath dept, decision on new head football coach HAS been made...
Via Larry Brown Sports
December 06, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: P.J. Fleck not getting traction as Oregon candidate

Many thought that P.J. Fleck would be a perfect fit at Oregon after the Ducks fired Mark Helfrich, but apparently he is not getting much traction as a candidate for the job. The Oregonian’s John Canzano reports that Fleck has yet to interview for the job. He says Fleck is unlikely to do so until Monday at the earliest, if he interviews for the position at all. Fleck, 36, has...
Via Larry Brown Sports
December 03, 2016  |  Discuss

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