Tucker Botkin

Tucker Botkin

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Born and raised in Boise, Idaho, I am a die hard Boise State fan and current student

Nothing will ever replace the memories I have of sitting in our small garage-turned-family room watching whatever sport was in season. Learning about protecting the blind-side and checking the runner, Pat Summerall and Jon Miller were my teachers, and I, their best student.

With nothing professional in the Boise area, and my dad holding season tickets to what was then Cougar Stadium in Provo, we would make the 6 hour drive on select Saturdays in the Fall to see what LaVell Edwards had going for him that week.

Being a bit of a contrarian and naturally wanting to find my own place in life, I gravitated to the blue turf and the winning attitude at Boise State. It has turned out to be a wise move as we have since become the winningest program of the century.

My main interest are in college sports, primarily football and basketball.

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  • D. Walker posted 1720 days ago

    D. Walker

    I didn't realize you were the author on the 'campus reaction' story. Very nice job on it Tucker!

    D. Walker

  • JW Nix posted 1808 days ago

    JW Nix

    this man belongs in Canton :

    http://bleacherreport.com/articles/265091-crazy-canton-cuts-don-coryell

  • Kristin Hamlin posted 1949 days ago

    Kristin Hamlin

    Tucker

    How the Chargers got my attention:


    http://bleacherreport.com/articles/175260-the-2009-chargers-you-stay-classy-san-diego

  • Andrew Cahill posted 1963 days ago

    Andrew Cahill

    A Story From A Boston Sports Fan...check this one out...

    http://bleacherreport.com/articles/164812-a-story-from-a-true-patriots-fan

  • Andrew Cahill posted 1970 days ago

    Andrew Cahill

    I am surprised by the number of people who actually want to reserve the right to bad-mouth their teams! I offer constructive criticism, of course, but one in particular wants to be able to say, "they suck," if they do.

    I don't get it. Will YOU take the pledge?

    http://bleacherreport.com/articles/160529-a-true-sports-fan-pledge

  • Thaddeus Yeiser posted 2041 days ago

    Thaddeus Yeiser

    Great Super Bowl moments!!!

    http://bleacherreport.com/articles/122615-a-look-back-at-super-bowl-38-and-the-famous-4th-quarter

    http://bleacherreport.com/articles/122863-wide-right-another-super-bowl-flashback

  • Kristin Hamlin posted 2061 days ago

    Kristin Hamlin

    My first NFL Interview

    http://bleacherreport.com/articles/114172-tony-mandarich-setting-the-record-straight

  • Dylan Hollinger posted 2089 days ago

    Dylan Hollinger

    Tucker,
    Thank you, sir. Same to you. That wasn't how I expected the game to go, but I couldn't have asked for a better game either. Both sides impressed (as we predicted) and both sides showed great sportsmanship and respect for either side. I'd love to see another game scheduled between the two in the near future. What a freakin' incredible matchup! Y'alls' future squad is simply terrifying.

  • Eddie Bruce aka GeorgiaDawg posted 2092 days ago

    Eddie Bruce aka GeorgiaDawg

    I'd love to get your feedback.

    http://bleacherreport.com/articles/95837-the-complete-poinsettia-bowl-guide-boise-state-vs-tcu-horned-frogs

  • Dylan Hollinger posted 2094 days ago

    Dylan Hollinger

    I just wrapped up my first semester at the University of Texas at Arlington and am taking the basic freshman courses but my major is declared Journalism right now. It could change but not too much as I'd like to stay in the Communication district. Congratulations on the kids, I'm sure they'll both grow up to be terrific Bronco fans. I need to get to makin' more TCU fans, we can't even fill our stadium without inviting Texas Tech.

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