The Daily Aggie :: 10/08/07

Well then, that certainly was a bit unexpected. I don't think there too many people that expected the outcome we saw last night. Boise State looked fast. Very fast. Most of the problems the Aggies were having last night though where correctable. Poor tackling being the biggest issue. There were a number of times that the Aggies had a play figured out and could have stopped the Broncos for either a loss, no gain or a small gain but let the Boise State offensive player, either Taylor Tharpe or Ian Johnson or Titus Young slip through their grasp.

It's a long season and there are still seven more conference games left. The next two games are very winnable. Next weekend against a Louisiana Tech team who is struggling at 1-4 but did play Hawai'i and Fresno State close. After that the Aggies will face Idaho on Homecoming. Two winnable games before the Aggies head to Honolulu to face Hawai'i.

Don't forget to vote for Chase Holbrook in the Davey O'Brien Award fan voting.

On to today's links...

The Associated Press has their recap of last night's game.

Dave Southorn of the Idaho Press Tribune writes that Boise State safety Marty Tadman was quoted postgame saying "Mumme needs bandages".

Dave Southorn of the Idaho Press Tribune also writes that Marty Tadman thinks that last night's game may have been close to perfect.

Dave Southorn and Phil Daily of the Idaho Press Tribune write that creating turnovers were the key for the Boise State defense.

Phil Daily of the Idaho Press Tribune thinks Boise State's program is above playing on Sundays.

John Meyer of the Idaho Press Tribune writes that despite the game being played on a Sunday, the Boise State fans took tailgating to the next level on Sunday

Chadd Cripe of the Idaho Statesman (sorry for misspelling your name the entire week) writes that the Broncos now consider the score settled.

Scott Slant of KTVB writes that Boise State fans were expecting a blowout all week long and that's exactly what they got, and then some.

Dustin Lapray of the Twin Falls Times-News writes that the Bronco defense talked about pitching a shutout all week and that's what they did.

Andrew Marden of writes that despite not knowing if Chase Holbrook would play or not all week, it didn't matter in the end.

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