Everyone knows what the BIG games are. Look at the schedule: Aug. 31 at Michigan State, Sept. 20 hosting BYU, Oct. 6 at Southern Miss…three key games, to be certain.
Then there are the trap games, those innocuous weekenders that look like they should be a breeze for a strong Bronco team, but might actually close in on BSU if it is not careful or overconfident. Traps are open and inviting—right before they snap shut and cause a lot of pain.
The naysayers are reading this and thinking, “yeah, right—these are no contests!” If there is one certainty in the world of sports it is that games are played on the field and not on paper. These games look simple enough, but all it takes is a callous attitude and there could be a mark in the loss column.
So which games might catch BSU by surprise? Well, here’s an offering on games that might be traps in the schedule…