TSS Top 50: No. 26 Boise State Broncos

Boise State Broncos 2015 Record: 9-4 overall (defeated Northern Illinois 55-7 in the Poinsetta Bowl) 1 Burning Question: How will two new coordinators fare in their first season? High national expectations are as routine at Boise State as the fast food guy screwing up your order. Big changes, though, are a constant for non-Power 5 teams who have consistent success. Rare is it...
Via The Student Section
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Boise State QB Brett Rypien channels inner Steph Curry with trick shot

Brett Rypien had a good freshman season at quarterback with the Boise State Broncos, who finished 9-4 last season. He will be looking to avoid a sophomore slump, and if his trick shots are any indication, he should be just fine. Rypien showed off his accuracy in a video posted on Twitter by Boise State head coach Bryan Harsin on Sunday, in which Rypien throws a football perfectly...
Via The Comeback
June 13, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: Ex-Boise State DT arrested after allegedly biting off part of teammate's ear

Former Boise State defensive tackle Dereck Boles, who was dismissed from the team in late February for a violation of team rules, allegedly was in a physical altercation with an ex-teammate that led to Boles biting that player on the ear and tearing a portion of it off.Boles was arrested May 9 in Florida after a warrant was issued in Ada County, Idaho, according to the Idaho Statesman...
Via Fox Sports
May 27, 2016  |  Discuss

Former Boise State football player charged with biting off piece of teammate’s ear

Derrick Boles was dismissed from the Boise State football team in February, for what the university referred to as a “violation of team rules.” Well, it turns out that the “violation of team rules” was Boles biting off a piece of a teammate’s ear, and he faces felony charge for mayhem after being arrested May 9 in Polk County, Florida. Yeah, I’d say that all qualifies...
Via The Comeback
May 27, 2016  |  Discuss

Three Boise State football players disciplined after sexual assault allegations

The Boise State Broncos’ football team lost three members on Wednesday after the school expelled two students and suspended another due to sexual assault allegations. The decision came late Wednesday night when the three have been the focus of a Title IX investigation launched last fall. Redshirt freshman linebacker Marquis Hendrix and redshirt freshman cornerback Donzale Roddie...
Via Campus Sports Net
May 26, 2016  |  Discuss

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May 06, 2016  |  Discuss

Boise State assistant Jeff Linder accepts Northern Colorado offer

Jeff Linder, who has spent his past six seasons coaching Boise State basketball, is now moving on to Northern Colorado. Linder was recently offered a head coaching position at UNC, and has now accepted it. The new head coach will take the spot of B.J. Hill, who lost his job due to allegedly violating NCAA policies. In going to Northern Colorado, Linder will also be going back home...
Via Campus Sports Net
May 02, 2016  |  Discuss

Boise State assistant named head coach at Northern Colorado

GREELEY, Colo. (AP) Jeff Linder is the new basketball coach at Northern Colorado. He spent the last six seasons at Boise State, where he was associate head coach for the Broncos since 2013-14. Linder replaces B.J. Hill, who was fired last month amid an NCAA investigation into allegations of violations in the program. University President Kay Norton and Athletic Director Darren...
Via Associated Press
May 01, 2016  |  Discuss

2016 NFL Draft Preview: FS Darian Thompson

The Sports Quotient’s annual Draft Preview series returns! Over the course of the 10 weeks leading up to the 2016 NFL Draft, we will take a look at the top NFL prospects at each position. This week, we open with a focus on the safety position. Today we look at Darian Thompson out of Boise State. College Career One thing we can conclude about Darian Thompson is that he is...
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March 04, 2016  |  Discuss

Mountain West admits error, says Boise St. shot was good

The 2015-2016 college sports cycle owns a dubious distinction: In both football and now basketball, last-play errors on the part of both officials and the replay system altered the outcomes of games. What separates the two incidents: In football, at least the involved conference didn’t have to walk back an initial determination. First, the background: Wednesday night in Fort...
Via The Comeback
February 13, 2016  |  Discuss

MWC: Disallowed Boise State buzzer-beater should have counted

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — The Mountain West Conference reversed course Friday and said a last-second 3-pointer by James Webb III should have counted and given Boise State an 87-84 overtime victory over Colorado State. The conference said the officials did make the right call Wednesday night with the evidence they were viewing on the replays. However, the angle they were using from...
Via Associated Press
February 12, 2016  |  Discuss

Boise State tries to rebound from controversial ending

Boise State coach Leon Rice is still trying to wrap his head around this basketball brainteaser: Beating the buzzer with a winning basket doesn't necessarily mean you win the game. Perplexed? So were the Broncos after James Webb III banked in a 3-pointer with no time left in overtime to give them what they thought was an 87-84 win over Colorado State on Wednesday in Fort Collins...
Via Associated Press
February 11, 2016  |  Discuss

Video: Officials cost Boise State game on incorrect timing

The Boise State Broncos are trying to push their way into the NCAA Tournament this year and they will likely need to win the Mountain West tournament to do just that. However, if they can finish the season strong, they may be able to sneak in as an at-large bid. That may be a little difficult after they fell to Colorado State Wednesday night in controversial fashion. They teams were...
Via Campus Sports Net
February 11, 2016  |  Discuss

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January 28, 2016  |  Discuss

4-Star RB Damarea Crockett Commits To Missouri After De-Committing From Boise State

Just a half hour after de-committing from Boise State, four-star running back Damarea Crockett announced he had committed to Missouri.  I’m excited to say that I’ve committed to the university of Missouri!!! Glad to be a tiger #THEZOU — Damarea Crockett #16 (@DamareaCrockett) January 24, 2016 Crockett is the 32nd-rated running back in the 2016...
Via College Spun
January 23, 2016  |  Discuss

4-Star RB Damarea Crockett De-Commits From Boise State

Boise State’s 2016 recruiting class just took a big hit when Little Rock (Ark.) Christian Academy four-star running back Damarea Crockett announced he had de-committed from the Broncos. — Damarea Crockett #16 (@DamareaCrockett) January 24, 2016 The 6-foot, 212-pound Crockett is the No. 32 running back in the 2016 class according to 247Sports...
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January 23, 2016  |  Discuss

Boise State football recruiting: Defensive Tackles and Safeties, Part 2

Boise State football has three commits at the position of defensive tackle and two more commits at the position of safety. Almost all of the Bronco recruits are three-star recruits. Emmanuel Fesili is a defensive tackle out of Long Beach, CA. The six-foot one-and-a-half-inch recruit committed to Boise State on Sept. fifth, 2015. 247sports gives Fesili a 0.8333 composite score making...
January 08, 2016  |  Discuss

Boise State embarrasses Northern Illinois in Poinsettia Bowl rout

SAN DIEGO -- Jeremy McNichols scored three touchdowns, the first one just 58 seconds into the game, and finished with 189 total yards as Boise State embarrassed Northern Illinois 55-7 in the Poinsettia Bowl on Wednesday.The Broncos (9-4) needed just three plays to score the first TD, the fastest in school bowl history. After completions of 7 and 39 yards by Brett Rypien, McNichols...
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December 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Boise State wearing awesome Halloween-themed helmets

Boise State broke out some amazing-looking helmets for Halloween. New Halloween Edition helmet was waiting for the guys in the locker room! #BTB — Boise State Recruits (@BSURecruits) October 31, 2015 Halloween uni combo is a go! — Boise State Football (@BroncoSportsFB) October 31, 2015
Via The Student Section
October 31, 2015  |  Discuss

Photos: Boise State Has Awesome New Halloween-Themed Black And Orange Helmets

It is Halloween, which means we have some cool uniform decisions across the college football world today. Boise State may be the big winner in that department. The Broncos are rolling out black and orange helmets for the holiday, and we expect plenty of fire emoji tweets in response. These are some of the coolest alternate lids we’ve seen this year. New Halloween Edition helmet...
Via College Spun
October 31, 2015  |  Discuss

Boise State: Can their two quarterback system work?

Boise State football faced off against Idaho State on Friday. Boise won 52-0 but lost quarterback Ryan Finley due to an injury during the game. Finley sustained a fracture to a bone in his right ankle. The team expects Finley to be out for eight weeks while he recovers. Should Finley not return this season they will have the option to give him another year of eligibility. Both Thomas...
September 21, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: BYU OL punches Boise State player in groin

A BYU player recently delivered the biggest cheap shot of the 2015 college football season thus far. During Saturday night’s Boise State-BYU game at LaVell Edwards Stadium, BYU offensive lineman Ului Lapuaho battled for a loose ball with Boise State safety Chanceller James. Lapuaho wasn’t able to recover the ball, so instead, he punched James right in the groin. No team...
Via The Sports Daily
September 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Sam Ukwuachu was suicidal, depressed at Boise State

By Larry Brown Medical records show that Sam Ukwuachu was suicidal and depressed during his final months at Boise State, shedding new light onto the reasons why he was dismissed from the Broncos’ football team. Ukwuachu was dismissed from the team in May 2013, months after he earned freshman all-american status for his performance in the fall of 2012. He transferred to Baylor...
Via Larry Brown Sports
August 26, 2015  |  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
August 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Petersen: Briles knew about Ukwuachu’s history of violence

By Steve DelVecchio Baylor defensive end Sam Ukwuachu was found guilty on Thursday of sexually assaulting a former Baylor soccer player in October 2013. Bears head coach Art Briles told reporters this week that he was unaware of Ukwuachu’s history of violence. Chris Petersen, who coached Ukwuachu at Boise State before he transferred to Baylor, says Briles is a liar. In a statement...
Via Larry Brown Sports
August 21, 2015  |  Discuss

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