I wanted to be an astronaut when I was a kid.
But my parents told me the sky’s the limit.
The king (University of Houston) is dead, long live the king
Going undefeated is hard. In any league, in any division, in any sport. So the expectations for Houston were just unrealistic. To say that they were the “next Boise State” is laughable because, well, it’s really hard to be the next Boise State. That and we are still THE Boise State.
If you were confused about the BYU blocked field goal at the end
This is pretty well-done in explaining what happened after the fact. In short: the refs got that part of the game correct. It’s just the rules that are a bit on the dumb side.
Just a reminder of where we are standing with wins in the west
#BoiseState Boise State keeps winning pic.twitter.com/6GM95XELCF— MAD MACGYVER (@Spirit_Finger1) October 23, 2016
I would have never guessed that Utah State has that many wins. Joke is on me I suppose.
Jay Ajayi: A doer of things
Oh this? This is just him asserting his dominance.
.@JayTrain23 laughs at your tackle attempts...— NFL (@NFL) October 23, 2016
53-yard gain! #BUFvsMIA https://t.co/lrcqxncKw3
En route to another 200 yard rushing game. He joins a pretty elite list of running backs that have back-to-back 200 yard games: O.J. Simpson (twice), Earl Campbell, and Ricky Williams. Every Boise State fan knew that he had this in him, but he just needed the commitment. Well, he’s got it now, so hopefully he will be able to keep his momentum going.
Bronco soccer gets win on Sunday
Is now guaranteed a spot in the Mountain West Conference soccer tournament.
Here is the score that secured the win.
Take a look at Blaser's goal to the put the Broncos ahead 2-0. pic.twitter.com/v5c9DSmsYd— Boise State Soccer (@BroncoSportsSOC) October 23, 2016
The Broncos, with their 5-2-3 conference record, are in fourth place with an upcoming match against the Utah State Aggies for seeding purposes.
David Moa is in your backfield
Sacking your quarterback.
#BoiseState DT David Moa is averaging 0.93 sacks per game this season, the most my an interior lineman in the FBS. pic.twitter.com/b5oEJoCo9G— Jay Tust (@KTVBSportsGuy) October 23, 2016
Oh, and just winning football games with blocking field goals. You know, the usual.
Tim Deruyter out at Fresno State
He walked into a pretty good situation when he first got hired. Having Derek Carr on his roster made his first year go pretty smoothly, all things considered. It was everything after that first year that went down the toilet. Which kind of makes sense since he was not really planning on staying for the “long” haul.
DeRuyter bet all his house money on going undefeated, being invited to a BCS bowl, and then he was going to leave Fresno— Josh Webb (Twist) (@FightOnTwist) August 11, 2016
Which begs the question: whoever takes over next year, is he going to find success?
Fresno State plays at Alabama and Washington next season and also plays Boise State and BYU. Good luck to whoever takes over as head coach.— B.J. Rains (@BJRains) October 23, 2016
That schedule is suboptimal for a veteran coach who has been around a while. A new guy trying to break in a new system with—mostly—none of his players? Yuck.
Would you care for a stick of gum?