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Murph’s Turf has a new home

The Turf is on the move. You can find Brian Murphy’s blog posts at www.idahostatesman.com/murphsturf. Please bookmark the new page and continue to enjoy Murph’s take on the world of sports in the Treasure Valley.

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Boise State football Class of 2014 recruit profiles, videos (defense)

Defensive players Click here for offensive player profiles and videos. (Bios from Boise State) S Dylan Sumner-Gardner 6-1, 202 Mesquite, Texas (West Mesquite HS) High School: Played in the 2014 Under Armour All-American Game following his senior season…four-star recruit according

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2014 Boise State football recruit profiles and videos (offense)

Offensive players Click here for Class of 2014 defensive players. QB Alex Ogle 6-3, 205 Palm City, Fla. (Jensen Beach HS) High School: Completed 251-of-271 passes for 2,338 yards and 22 touchdowns as a senior, earning the team’s most valuable

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Texas LB is latest commitment for Boise State football

By Brian Murphy bmurphy@idahostatesman.com © 2014 Idaho Statesman Linebacker Kaleb Hill liked what he saw on his official visit to Boise State last weekend. He liked the coaching staff’s ties to the school, the fact that many had returned from

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College Football Playoff FAQ

Frequently Asked Questions and Answers About the College Football Playoff Selection Committee What is the Mission of the Selection Committee? The committee’s mission will be to rank the top 25 teams in the Football Bowl Subdivision (FBS), select and seed

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2 former Boise State football commits choose other schools

By Brian Murphy bmurphy@idahostatesman.com © 2014 Idaho Statesman Former Boise State football commitments Ryan Griswold and Greg Gaines committed to new schools over the weekend. Griswold, an 6-foot-5, 255-pound offensive tackle from Texas, picked TCU, he confirmed in a text

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No issue with Richard Sherman’s post-game interview

By Brian Murphy bmurphy@idahostatesman.com © 2014 Idaho Statesman Via cjzerovids Moments after the Seattle Seahawks defeated the San Francisco 49ers in Sunday’s NFC Championship Game to clinch a spot in the Super Bowl, Seattle cornerback Richard Sherman grabbed all the

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Junior college QB commits to Boise State

Brian Murphy bmurphy@idahostatesman.com © 2014 Idaho Statesman After a big recruiting weekend, the Boise State football team filled one big-time need Sunday morning. Butte (Calif.) College quarterback Tommy Stuart committed to the Broncos after visiting the school over the weekend.

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Boise State recap: Big win for basketball team, big loss for football program

By Brian Murphy bmurphy@idahostatesman.com © 2014 Idaho Statesman Boise State ends two-game skid, knocks off Nevada in Reno I called it the “biggest game of the season” for Boise State — a label that is sure to be applied to

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Murphy: BCS helped Boise State football

By Brian Murphy bmurphy@idahostatesman.com The Bowl Championship Series era ends tonight after 16 controversial (and often thrilling) years when No. 1 Florida State takes on No. 2 Auburn in the BCS National Championship Game. The BCS was charged with pitting

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