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Doesn't seem to be much news about their spring ball, but here's an article about their seniors.
The household names are few.
Ah, here's a good one.
Early camps surprises for the newcomers include a 6'5 TE... who is listed at 201. And a 6'5 DE...who is at 215.
The Boise State football team is already five practices into its 15-practice spring schedule, and while it is far too early to say which new faces will be called upon for big roles — especially at quarterback — there are a few Broncos who redshirted last season who have caught some attention this spring.
Here's a good link that breaks down each position, this one is QB:
Junior Joe Southwick served as the backup the past two seasons and posted solid numbers last year in relief — 76.7 percent completions and a 136.44 rating. Sophomore Grant Hedrick was effective running the wildcat package with 70 yards on eight carries.
Breaking down the Boise State football team top NFL prospects will do at pro day | Voices.IdahoStatesman.com
It appears their OL is in much better shape then I thought, and, despite losing their best OL player, could be a real strength:
"Nine of the 14 returners have started at least one game in their careers."
They are expecting their junior LT to be their next big star, he started every game last year.
Breaking down the Boise State football teams offensive line: Nine players with starting experience return | Voices.IdahoStatesman.com
And it appears that TE may be the strength of the team. A good group of TEs and a solid OL...BSU is looking stronger then I thought they were.
Breaking down the Boise State football team | Voices.IdahoStatesman.com
Ah, a real weakness to exploit...LB. Especially inside LB. Limited depth & experience.
Breaking down the Boise State football teams linebackers: Renaud, Bell try to capitalize on early playing time | Voices.IdahoStatesman.com
that's not a TE, that's Will Gholston's breakfast.
We gonna need a bigger boat.
Leveon should be
I am expecting some major run to set up some wide-open play-action.
6'5" 201 at TE? Gholston, Rush and Denicos Allen are going to eat him alive if they try to use him to block
We are not the same, I am a Spartan
Huff (RsF) is not the blocking TE. BSU typically excels developing receivers and blockers at the TE position. There will be others who will be fulfill the blocking responsibilities including Linehan (RsJr, 6'3", 240).
If Petersen excels at anything it is in producing match-ups that favor the strengths of the players he has.
This post was edited by BSUFAN9999 2 years ago
From reading about your TEs, it seems the guy who was the good blocker was out all year last year and you didn't have a blocking TE, which you are now getting back, supposedly guy benches 405. Or roughly half of what Gholston curls.
Not sure which you are speaking of....Gallarda was mentioned in that article but he graduated last year and now he is with the Falcons. Paul is a FB who missed all of last year and is the strongest player on the team. He has been a monster for us.
In general, we have added a ton of TE/FB talent...to the point where I have wondered if we might evolve to a more of a power running game with all the big strong bodies. Nance (Fr, 6-2, 245), Peters (6-4, 245), Plinke (6-4, 230) were all additions.
One of the interesting aspects of the game will be to see how Prince and Petersen game plan the offense to compete with MSU's defense. Petersen is no stranger to dominant defenses. He played TCU multiple times when they had the #1 ranked defense.
Statistically, they were #1 in the country in scoring and total defense....but I forgot some don't respect that....then TCU beat Wisconsin. Yet some don't respect that either.
Yup, some people still don't follow cfb closely enough to realize when teams from the non BCS conferences are very good (like TCU that year) they are as good as most the upper echelon teams from the power conferences.
It'll be difficult to produce favorable match-ups when all of our players are better than yours...not to mention our coaches too.
EDIT: I'm being serious.
This post was edited by ToxSpartan 2 years ago
"We'll play anyone, anyplace, anytime!" - Tom Izzo
Are there any BSU message boards?
"RCMB: You will never find a more wretched hive of scum and villainry." - some dude from MgoBlog
That is what Rose Bowl bound Oregon Duck fans thought in 2009.
See video below.
September 3, 2009 at Bronco Stadium.
That is also what Orange Bowl bound Va Tech fans though in 2010.
Boise State vs Virginia Tech - 2010 Highlights in HD
Lastly, that is what SEC Championship Game Bound Georgia fans thought last year too.
See attached video.
Boise State vs Georgia - 2011 Highlights in HD
See link below.
A site covering Boise State University:
BroncoCountry.com and it's editors have covered Football, Basketball, and Recruiting for the Boise State Broncos since 1997.
And if you had those players back you might have a leg to stand on. Didn't you beat Oregon @home and va tech at a neutral site? Serious ?
"losing Caleb Benenoch is a blow that Dantonio will never recover from. Izzo has lost it as well. Hoke and Beilein own the state."
UM's defense was "equal" with ours for most of last season... statistically...
Seems simple to me. Both teams rolling out new QBs. Difference, is the game is in EL, and I'd argue going against the MSU D will be harder for your new QB than our new QB going against solid but perhaps not spectactular D of BSU.
The game will go as our respective QBs go. I give a big edge to MSU for this reason.
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