The Boise State Broncos football team made some critical mistakes on special teams last season. They have been dynamic and consistent in the kicking game this year, and that’s made a huge difference on the scoreboard.
Former Boise State defensive coordinator Justin Wilcox is now the head coach at Cal. Off to a 3-0 start, Wilcox will face USC and coach Clay Helton — the guy who fired him at the end of the 2015 season.
The Boise State football team plays in the six-team Mountain Division of the Mountain West. Beating the other five teams in the division is critical — and something the Broncos have struggled to do lately.
Boise State and Washington State were able to play their football game as scheduled Saturday night in good conditions after the smoke blew out. Treasure Valley high schools had to reschedule their games this week because of poor air quality.
The once-dominant Boise State football program has gone 5-5 against the Mountain West Mountain Division the past two seasons. To return to the program’s past glory, the Broncos must start by conquering their division.
Boise State football assistant coaches Ashley Ambrose and Brad Bedell played a combined 19 years in the NFL. They’ve registered and undergone medical testing as part of the NFL’s concussion settlement.