November 19, 2007

Calling All Donkeys

BOISE- Let's fact it, we've all said things we wish we hadn't.

But when Idaho coach Robb Akey referred to the Broncos as "donkeys" last week, he knew exactly how they'd react.

And how the fans would react.

"Well, I can't hear from where I am," said Boise State head football coach Chris Petersen, whose team beat Idaho 58-14 Saturday. "You know, it's part of the rivalry and we just play ball."

Akey is in his first season as the Vandals head coach, and his team's record before Saturday's rivalry game with the Broncos was 1-9.

It's now 1-10, as the (then) 17th-ranked Broncos covered the 37-point spread. After the game, Akey tried to explain his earlier comments while still defending them.

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