BTN Predictions: Fresno State (Act Two)

Derek The protagonist in any good drama often goes through some sort of hardship before pulling themselves out of despair and realizing triumph to close the story.  This is no different for Boise State in this tale of back-to-back battles for Mountain West Conference bragging rights.  Act One was a folly of football for the Broncos. Many (me) were scared […]

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Losing sucks, even when it “doesn’t matter”

I went into this game thinking like most, this game didn’t matter. Hey, win or lose we are going to the Mountain West Championship game. Win or lose, this game is likely in Boise. Win or lose, this game just doesn’t matter. But I was wrong, it mattered, and it mattered a lot. At least to me, and I was […]

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BTN Predictions: Fresno State (Act One)

Derek Well, we have arrived at the final game of the regular season. There were probably a lot of us who could have predicted before the season that this game against Fresno would have no meaning, but mostly because we all figured Fresno would not be any good, not because both teams had locked up spots in the MWC Championship […]

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BTN Predictions: Air Force Academy

Derek WOW look at us!  All fancy with our CFP committee 25 ranking! Probably would have been ranked in the AP and Coaches Polls as well if the voters would have stayed up to see that amazing finish. And how about THAT game? So what do we make of this match-up? As I said on the Twitter 2 Turf Podcast, […]

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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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