Visualizing the Broncos: Colorado State

Okay, so the start wasn’t ideal. Boise got down big, quickly, by virtue of a few broken tackles and some bad timing. It was straight painful to watch – not because the Broncos were playing bad football, CSU was just playing that much better. The Rams were exploiting the Broncos up front and opening big gaps that was the basis […]

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BTN Predictions: CSU Rams

Derek Ahhh, #RamTears.  How sweet they are. Not much makes me happier than beating a team whose fans are boasting of their supposed prowess and clamoring for Power Five invites. This #progrum has always had visions of grandeur. They think they are something they are not, and now that they have their fancy-shmancy stadium complete with their sell-out craft brewery […]

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Boise State vs Colorado State: Stats, Charts, and the Rambling of a Mad Man

The Boise State Broncos are rolling.  Winners of five straight games, each more impressive than the last, BSU takes on the Rams of Colorado State tonight as they try to remain unbeaten in Mountain West Conference play.  Colorado State is coming off of back-to-back losses (Wyoming and Air Force), and seem to have lost the spark that made them the […]

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Is Brett Rypien Back?

Brett Rypien had 2 touchdowns and 3 interceptions in his first 6 games of the season (he sat one out with a concussion). He has 5 touchdowns and 0 interceptions in the last two. Is Brett Rypien back to his two-time Mountain West First-Team form? I’ll let you decide.   Rypien’s first 6 games: (61% completion, 822 yards, 2 TD, […]

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BTN Predictions: Nevada-Reno

Derek Many conversations this week have revolved around who is Boise State’s REAL rival.  Is it old-school Idaho?  New-school BYU? New MWC rival SDSU? Or one of the WAC mainstays – Reno and Fresno?  This conversation is framed by the upcoming game against the Wolfpack, who whether or not they are our rival, are hated for many reasons, one being […]

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Visualizing the Broncos: Utah State

Boise State had their first #BEATEMDOWN of the season in Logan last Saturday, and it was a beaut. The first play of the game was Brett Rypien to AJ Richardson on a 35 yard wheel route, and it just got better from there. You like offense? There was 41 points worth! The WR’s finally all seemed to be capable of […]

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BTN Predictions: Utah State

“Bob Kustra’s world is crumbling around him and he is desperate.” Stan Albrecht, Former President, Utah State University. August 17th, 2010   Derek HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA! Oh man!  What a plan that was! Of course in the end it still ended up with BYU as an independent (how’s that goin’), and USU is was able to move up to the MWC due […]

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