Scout’s Notebook: Utah-Boise St. (MAACO Bowl)

There was no way a dominant one-loss Boise St. team should have been playing in a minor bowl game three days before Christmas. But instead of sulking and giving a half-hearted effort, the Broncos proved how formidable they truly are in destroying Utah by a 26-3 tally that could have even more lopsided. The Blue Turf Brigade’s Kellen Moore carved up the Utes with surgical precision after a shaky start, while the adversary’s sloppiness on both sides of the ball proved damaging.

Moore toys with the opposition

An out-of-sync and downright rusty Kellen Moore wasn’t his normal efficient self in the first quarter. In fact after fumbling away the ball to the Utes on a Christian Cox sack on the opening series, the junior quarterback later threw a pick thanks to a Cox pressure, forcing the hasty throw.

In addition to the two turnovers, Moore

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