Idaho will play two quarterbacks against San Jose State

By Brian Murphy
bmurphy@idahostatesman.com

Idaho senior quarterback Logan Bushnell will start but junior Taylor Davis will play Saturday against San Jose State, Interim Head Coach Jason Gesser said Monday.

Starting quarterback Dominique Blackman was dismissed from the team last week.

Idaho kicks starting quarterback off football team

By Brian Murphy
bmurphy@idahostatesman.com

Idaho starting quarterback Dominique Blackman and linebacker Conrad Scheidt have been dismissed from the team for violating team rules, the school announced Sunday afternoon. Tight end Taylor Elmo has been suspended for violating athletic department policy.

Boise State rolls to seventh straight victory

By Brian Murphy and Chadd Cripe
bmurphy@idahostatesman.com

LARAMIE, Wyo. -- No. 21 Boise State's offense got hot Saturday at frigid War Memorial Stadium.

The Broncos, who had not clicked offensively this season, thumped the Wyoming Cowboys 45-14. They converted 11 of 12 third downs and didn't punt while the first-teamers were in the game.

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Idaho men's basketball team picked to finish in middle of WAC

By Brian Murphy
bmurphy@idahostatesman.com

Idaho senior center Kyle Barone was named to the preseason All-WAC first-team in voting by coaches and media despite being suspended indefinitely. Barone, a second-team All-WAC selection in 2012, returned to practice this week, but is still suspended for an offseason violation of team rules.

Name the Score contest for Boise State-Wyoming with Murphy prediction

By Brian Murphy
bmurphy@idahostatesman.com

The Chicago Connection "Name the Score" contest is back for its fourth season here at Murph's Turf. Many thanks to Chicago Connection for providing the prize (a gift certificate for a free pizza) each week.

The rules are pretty much the same as they have been, but for any newcomers here they are:

Former Idaho coach Akey: 'I didn't expect it in the middle of the season'

By Brian Murphy
bmurphy@idahostatesman.com

Robb Akey knew his Idaho coaching staff needed a pick-me-up after a 70-28 loss to Louisiana Tech on Saturday. So he called a staff meeting for Sunday afternoon to suggest some changes, find some bright spots and go over recruiting plans heading into the final four games of the season.

Idaho State suspends football coach for Saturday's game with Montana

By Brian Murphy
bmurphy@idahostatesman.com

Idaho State has suspended football coach Mike Kramer for Saturday's game at Montana and issued a letter of reprimand. Kramer was under investigation by the university for pushing receiver Derek Graves at practice on Oct. 3. The Pocatello Police Department is also looking into the incident.

Famous Idaho Potato Bowl talking wih Big East, Mountain West and Idaho

By Brian Murphy
bmurphy@idahostatesman.com

Boise's Famous Idaho Potato Bowl is talking with the Big East, the Mountain West and the Sun Belt about an affiliation for 2013 and beyond, executive director Kevin McDonald told the Idaho Statesman.

Idaho AD Rob Spear: 'We'll hire the right person for this job'

By Brian Murphy
bmurphy@idahostatesman.com

Updated post with President Nellis' statement

Idaho President Duane Nellis issued the following statement to the Idaho Statesman when asked about the firing of football coach Robb Akey:

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