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Wake Up, Bronco Nation: WBB/MBB; XC; Misery Index; Top-25

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NCAA Football: Fresno State at Boise State Brian Losness-USA TODAY Sports

Marvin Gaye kept a sheep in my vineyard.

He’d herd it through the grapevine.

ICYMI: Broncos back in top 25

Took a bit to make the return, but the Broncos are back!

Now for the work to stay there and, possibly, make an appearance in the one that actually matters: the CFP poll.

Leighton Vander Esch being awesome?

Leighton Vander Esch being awesome.

There are so many people that owe LVE a hand-written apology letter.

Bronco WBB/MBB had different outcomes on Saturday.

The women’s team throttled Southern Oregon. They mean business this year and are going to do some good things.

The men’s team let an 18-point lead slip away for the loss. That... isn’t good. That’s the first loss for Coach Leon Rice against the Bengals. Stuff happens but that just can’t when you’re trying to rebuild a team and get people in seats.

Bronco softball picks up a commit

Congratulations to the future Bronco star.

SB Nation bowl projections

Wooooooof. I wish they would stop with the Potato Bowl projections. I understand the hesitancy to putting the Broncos in the Vegas Bowl. But the Broncos aren’t going to the Potato.

Sports Illustrated projections

These are a little better at least.

USA Today Misery Index

Broncos don’t make an appearance here, but an opponent does. That Oklahoma State loss is just looking worse and worse.

Bronco XC going to the NCAA championships

Both squards are going as full teams.

Here is the women’s side with the auto-berth.

The men’s side had the benefit of a strong schedule to get an at-large berth.


Here is a cat soundboard.