Posts under Tag: boise state
2012 NFL Combine Wrap-Up

Tweet KENDALL WRIGHT As late as Saturday night, Baylor wide receiver Kendall Wright was in position to replace Justin Blackmon as the preemptive, first wide receiver taken in the NFL Draft. The speed receiver was Robert Griffin III’s favorite receiver last season and was expected to run in the 4.3-range. Instead Wright ran a 4.61 and looked slow and sloppy [&hellip

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Zone Read: Saturday School Notes 9/11

Tweet While the nation’s been keyed in on Boise State chasing history as the first non-AQ team to play for a BCS national championship, Division I-AA/FCS teams expanded the landscape of purity with 4 wins over BCS programs.  I ended last week’s column on Boise State’s epic win over Virginia Tech with this small scheduling announcement: “This weekend, the Broncos [&hellip

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More Than A Moral Symbolic Victory

Tweet In what was arguably the best dressed game in college football history on Monday night, the Broncos were repeatedly referred to as the “little guys” by play by play announcer Brent Musburger.  It was not an insult but a term of endearment. Kellen Moore can attest to that statement after he was named Gatorade Player of the Year for [&hellip

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2010 College Football Crystal Bowl Predictions

Tweet UNC will defeat LSU in the Chick-fil-A Kickoff Game. Miami-Florida State will play for the ACC championship. The Miami Hurricanes will earn a BCS bowl bid as ACC Champions. Jacory Harris will outduel Terrelle Pryor as Miami defeats Ohio State in their first meeting since a phantom pass interference call against the Buckeyes robbed the Hurricanes of a second [&hellip

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Transfer of Power 2010

Tweet In an attempt to loosen the choke leash on their athletes, the NCAA has enacted a bylaw enabling collegiate athletes to transfer to any program without sitting out for a season, with one caveat.  Each program can only use one scholarship “transfer” waiver per season.  It’s a brave new world on college football campuses. K.J. Black Transfers to Pittsburgh [&hellip

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