A Personal Ode to College Football

One of my hands pressed up against the lukewarm interior window of our Subaru as we inclined slightly onto the Broadway Bridge. My drifting pair of eyes settled on the edge of the metal railing, where a textured blue scarf etched its way out into the horizon. Albertsons Stadium peeked over the trees lining the … Continue reading A Personal Ode to College Football

NFL Draft: Boise’s Curtis Weaver and Ezra Cleveland Could Make History

Eight Years. That's how long it has been since Boise State has had two players go in the first round of the NFL Draft in one draft. Shea McClellin and Doug Martin, the latter of which is still in the league, were drafted at picks 19 and 31 in 2012. McClellin was an Idaho kid, … Continue reading NFL Draft: Boise’s Curtis Weaver and Ezra Cleveland Could Make History

Bryan Harsin Is One Fiesta Away From The Power Five

Bryan Harsin, clad in a blue sweatshirt and black sweatpants, jogged out to midfield at Sam Boyd Stadium, his white tennis shoes sinking into the artificial turf. Chris Peterson met him there, and for a moment, the two Bronco legends embraced and exchanged words. In what would normally be considered a disappointing game for Boise, … Continue reading Bryan Harsin Is One Fiesta Away From The Power Five

Boise State Basketball: A Cinderella Season Or The Usual Step Short?

One Shot Short 2015. A raucous red crowd in Dayton, Ohio roared as a white-clad Derrick Marks dribbled up the floor. Announcers on the sideline gesticulated wildly while the amped-up home fanbase goaded on their Dayton Flyers. The Boise State Broncos weren't fazed. They kept their shoulders square in the face of unbridled opposing momentum … Continue reading Boise State Basketball: A Cinderella Season Or The Usual Step Short?

Chris Petersen and Boise State: An Inappropriate Ending To A Feel Good Story

Reunion On a cool September night in 2015, Chris Petersen walked into a sold-out Albertsons Stadium. A blue and orange sea greeted him with boisterous cheers, which mirrored the excitement of a fan base that had gone 92-14 under Petersen. But on that Saturday night, Coach Pete wasn't wearing a Bronco polo shirt. He was … Continue reading Chris Petersen and Boise State: An Inappropriate Ending To A Feel Good Story

Broncos Look To Blount Number 15 Oregon In Eugene

We've Got History Boise State and Oregon are looking forward to a sixth match-up since 2015, which will take place on Saturday night. Most sports fans aren't surprised when the Broncos and Ducks face off on the gridiron (where Boise is undefeated in all their games). But close followers of the two school's basketball programs … Continue reading Broncos Look To Blount Number 15 Oregon In Eugene

Broncos Blast Bows, Set Sights On Mountain West Championship

36,902 Fans lit up the night for Boise State, the largest crowd to pack Albertsons Stadium in school history. Homecoming versus a 4-1 Hawaii wasn't to be taken lightly, and Bronco Fans acted as such. A sense of confidence, a sense of belief, pulsed through the stadium like a heartbeat as Boise surged to an … Continue reading Broncos Blast Bows, Set Sights On Mountain West Championship

Crowded Trails: The Mountain West Race Gets Tighter

The Hike just started, but the race to the top of the Mountain West is already looking to be a crowded field. Weeks one and two of Mountain West Football didn't provide many answers. Yet the answers provided are certainly important ones. Leaders Of The Pack Even though the subheading might not suggest so, Nevada … Continue reading Crowded Trails: The Mountain West Race Gets Tighter

AP Top 25: Group Of Five Outlook

With the second edition of the AP Top 25 being released today, we've got plenty to look forward to in terms of G5 teams move'n on up! Chaos was rampant, with Mountain West teams again proving themselves superior to the Pig- er- Power Five. Unfortunately, not many squads will move in to the actual Top … Continue reading AP Top 25: Group Of Five Outlook