“Aztecs Football-Showdown Saturday”
The biggest games of the season, against what has become a pretty good rival, but the Aztecs will be without three key people on offense.
And they are going to Boise State to face one of most productive offenses in college football, the Broncos and their big time QB-Brett Rypien.
Coach Rocky Long had lots to say about his team, and the game.
Rocky Long comments
..Start 8-conference games in a row
..Boise State-toughest part not stadium-but how good they are
..Both teams will try to do what they do best
..They are explosive on offense..good QB-lots WRs
..Average lots points and lots of yards
..We have to keep them off the field
..Brett Rypien playing really well..4th year starter
..Rypien most experienced QB in league
..Put too many guys in coverage-they run the ball
..DT-Noble Hall will play this week
..Broncos very successful for very long time in conference
..Boise State recruits with personality and success
..Not surprised what Boise State became…
..They were moving up when they had everything built in place…money-facilities…
..No guess work involved…done everything right…very good resources
..We’re not vest of Group of 5-teams this year…Boise State is one of best from Group of 5
..Rypien-really smart-accurate-he’s best QB played against this year so far
..3WRs-catch ball-make you miss…can run by you too
..Aztecs-Broncos-true rival-have to play every year..
..Blue Turf-great home record..great fan base…good team.
..Players get a strange feel when they walk on the field-blue turf-first time
..Once game starts-no one pays attention to it.
..Not decided yet on who is backup running back
..Christian Chapman-playing some quarterback of scout team ..
..Chapman-doing some jogging-with knee brace
..Chapman-no one told us he is ahead of schedule to play.
..FB-Issac Lessard won’t play-he has a neck injury-no idea how long he’ll be out.
..Aztecs secondary-game experience help them get better
..The key-worried about number of formations-different personnel groups
..Run a ton of formations…can throw-run out of all of them.