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Wake up, Bronco Nation: Boise State football links and things, 10-26-11

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BOISE, ID - OCTOBER 22:  Mascot Buster Bronco of the Boise State Broncos runs the flag onto the field before the game against the Air Force Falcons at Bronco Stadium on October 22, 2011 in Boise, Idaho.  (Photo by Otto Kitsinger III/Getty Images)
BOISE, ID - OCTOBER 22: Mascot Buster Bronco of the Boise State Broncos runs the flag onto the field before the game against the Air Force Falcons at Bronco Stadium on October 22, 2011 in Boise, Idaho. (Photo by Otto Kitsinger III/Getty Images)
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Bill Connelly runs the numbers and finds Boise State second most likely to run the table this year

He only has the winner of the LSU/Alabama game as higher odds of finishing unscathed. He further has the highest odds of a trap game for Boise State tied between TCU and San Diego State. 

Presnap Read's Paul Myerberg is somewhat annoyed that Boise State stayed at 5 in the polls

After Oklahoma and Wisconsin went down on Saturday, Paul felt is unfair that Clemson and Oklahoma State jumped Boise State in the human polls. I appreciate his viewpoint, but as a Boise State fan, we are fully aware of what needs to happen for us. We're just happy a 1 loss team hasn't jumped us yet, but that will probably happen with the loser of LSU and Alabama.

Matt Hayes from Sporting News calls out the SEC snobbery and circular logic

He makes some good points about how Arkansas' come from behind win over Ole Miss was "gutty" but Boise State's 11 point win, in which they never trailed mind you, was considered "ugly". Also, Arkansas is Alabama's lone, marquee win.

Pete Fiutak reverses field and now believes that Boise State deserves a shot at the title

He lays out some interesting scenarios that seem to favor Boise State if everyone loses a game but the SEC champion.

West Virginia to the Big 12 appears imminent, as soon as Missouri makes up its mind (HT: Mikrino)

West Virginia applied and was accepted tot he Big 12 if/when Missouri decides to bolt for the SEC. If West Virginia leaves before any new members are added, the exit fee would be $5 million instead of $10 million. Meanwhile Boise State officials met with Big East officials in D.C. on Sunday and the NY Post is reporting that invitations to six schools including Boise State by Tuesday