2017 Boise State Broncos football team

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2017 Boise State Broncos football
Boise State "B" logo.svg
Mountain West champion
MW Mountain Division champion
Las Vegas Bowl champion
Las Vegas Bowl, W 38–28 vs. Oregon
ConferenceMountain West Conference
DivisionMountain Division
Ranking
CoachesNo. 22
APNo. 22
2017 record11–3 (7–1 MW)
Head coachBryan Harsin (4th season)
Offensive coordinatorZak Hill (2nd season)
Offensive schemeMultiple
Defensive coordinatorAndy Avalos (2nd season)
Base defenseMultiple
Home stadiumAlbertsons Stadium
(Capacity: 36,387)
Seasons
← 2016
2018 →
2017 Mountain West football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
Mountain Division
No. 22 Boise State xy$   7 1         11 3  
Colorado State   5 3         7 6  
Wyoming   5 3         8 5  
Utah State   4 4         6 7  
Air Force   4 4         5 7  
New Mexico   1 7         3 9  
West Division
Fresno State xy   7 1         10 4  
San Diego State   6 2         10 3  
UNLV   4 4         5 7  
Nevada   3 5         3 9  
Hawaii   1 7         3 9  
San Jose State   1 7         2 11  
Championship: Boise State 17, Fresno State 14
  • $ – Conference champion
  • x – Division champion/co-champions
  • y – Championship game participant
Rankings from AP Poll

The 2017 Boise State Broncos football team represented Boise State University during the 2017 NCAA Division I FBS football season. This season was the Broncos' 81st season overall, seventh as a member of the Mountain West Conference and fifth within the Mountain Division. The Broncos played their home games at Albertsons Stadium in Boise, Idaho. They were led by fourth-year head coach Bryan Harsin. They finished the season 11–3, 7–1 in Mountain West play to win the Mountain Division. They defeated West Division champion Fresno State in the Mountain West Championship Game to become Mountain West champions. They were invited to the Las Vegas Bowl where they defeated Oregon.

Preseason[edit]

Award watch lists[edit]

Listed in the order that they were released.

Rimington Trophy – Sr. C Mason Hampton[1]

Chuck Bednarik Award – Jr. DT David Moa[2]

Maxwell Award – Jr. QB Brett Rypien[3]

Bronko Nagurski Trophy – Jr. DT David Moa[4]

Outland Trophy – Sr. OT Archie Lewis & Jr. DT David Moa[5]

John Mackey Award – Sr. TE Jake Roh[6]

Paul Hornung Award – Sr. WR Cedrick Wilson[7]

Fred Biletnikoff Award – Sr. WR Cedrick Wilson[8]

Wuerffel Trophy – Jr. QB Brett Rypien[9]

Davey O'Brien Award – Jr. QB Brett Rypien[10]

Walter Camp Award – Jr. QB Brett Rypien[11]

Manning Award – Jr. QB Brett Rypien[12]

Mountain West media days[edit]

At the Mountain West media days, held at the Cosmopolitan in Las Vegas, Nevada, the Broncos were picked as the overwhelming favorites to win the Mountain Division title, receiving 21 of a possible 28 first place votes.[13] Sr. OL Mason Hampton was selected to the all-conference first team offense. Jr. DL David Moa and Jr. DB Tyler Horton were selected to the all-conference first team defense.[14]

Media poll[edit]

Mountain Division[edit]

  1. Boise State – 161 (21)
  2. Colorado State – 135 (6)
  3. Wyoming – 114 (1)
  4. Air Force – 82
  5. New Mexico – 68
  6. Utah State – 28

Schedule[edit]

DateTimeOpponentRankSiteTVResultAttendance
September 21:45 p.m.Troy*ESPNUW 24–1331,581
September 98:30 p.m.at No. 20 Washington State*ESPNL 44–47 3OT32,631
September 146:00 p.m.New Mexico
  • Albertsons Stadium
  • Boise, ID
ESPNW 28–1428,385
September 226:00 p.m.Virginia*
  • Albertsons Stadium
  • Boise, ID
ESPN2L 23–4233,947
October 68:15 p.m.at BYU*ESPNW 24–759,753
October 148:30 p.m.at No. 19 San Diego StateCBSSNW 31–1449,053
October 218:15 p.m.Wyoming
  • Albertsons Stadium
  • Boise, ID
ESPN2W 24–1435,565
October 288:00 p.m.at Utah StateCBSSNW 41–1419,012
November 45:00 p.m.Nevadadagger
  • Albertsons Stadium
  • Boise, ID (rivalry)
ESPNUW 41–1430,858
November 118:30 p.m.at Colorado StateCBSSNW 59–52 OT32,166
November 188:15 p.m.Air Force
  • Albertsons Stadium
  • Boise, ID
ESPN2W 44–1933,030
November 251:30 p.m.at Fresno StateNo. 25CBSSNL 17–2831,526
December 25:45 p.m.No. 25 Fresno State
ESPNW 17–1424,515
December 161:30 p.m.vs. Oregon*No. 25ABCW 38–2836,432
  • *Non-conference game
  • daggerHomecoming
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to game
  • All times are in Mountain time
Schedule Source[15]

Game summaries[edit]

Troy[edit]

Troy at Boise State
1 234Total
Trojans 3 703 13
Broncos 7 1007 24
  • Date: September 2, 2017
  • Location: Albertsons Stadium
    Boise, ID
  • Game start: 1:47 p.m. MDT
  • Elapsed time: 3 hours and 26 minutes
  • Game attendance: 31,581
  • Game weather: Temperature: 92 °F (33 °C) • Weather: Sunny • Wind: Calm
  • Referee: Ted Pitts
  • TV announcers (ESPNU): Mike Couzens and John Congemi
Overall record Last meeting Result
First meeting
Uniform Combination
Helmet Jersey Pants
  • Passing leaders: Brett Rypien (BSU): 15–27, 183 YDS, 1 INT; Brandon Silvers (Troy): 17–33, 146 YDS, 1 INT.
  • Rushing leaders: Alexander Mattison (BSU): 13 CAR, 82 YDS, 1 TD; Jordan Chunn (Troy): 11 CAR, 41 YDS.
  • Receiving leaders: Cedrick Wilson (BSU): 4 REC, 65 YDS; Damion Willis (Troy): 2 REC, 27 YDS.

at Washington State[edit]

Boise State at Washington State
1 234OT2OT3OTTotal
Broncos 7 3714373 44
No. 20 Cougars 7 3021376 47
Overall record Last meeting Result
1–4 2016 BSU, 31–28
Uniform Combination
Helmet Jersey Pants
  • Passing leaders: Montell Cozart (BSU): 12–20, 161 YDS, 2 TD, 1 INT; Tyler Hilinski (WSU): 25–33, 235 YDS, 3 TD, 1 INT.
  • Rushing leaders: Montell Cozart (BSU): 14 CAR, 72 YDS, 1 TD; James Williams (WSU): 14 CAR, 31 YDS.
  • Receiving leaders: Cedrick Wilson (BSU): 9 REC, 147 YDS, 2 TD; Renard Bell (WSU): 7 REC, 107 YDS.

New Mexico[edit]

New Mexico at Boise State
1 234Total
Lobos 0 707 14
Broncos 7 7014 28
Overall record Last meeting Result
7–1 2016 BSU, 49–21
Uniform Combination
Helmet Jersey Pants
  • Passing leaders: Montell Cozart (BSU): 15–19, 137 YDS, 2 TD; Coltin Gerhart (UNM): 7–13, 67 YDS, 1 TD, 1 INT.
  • Rushing leaders: Montell Cozart (BSU): 11 CAR, 68 YDS, 1 TD; Tyrone Owens (UNM): 14 CAR, 46 YDS, 1 TD.
  • Receiving leaders: Cedrick Wilson (BSU): 3 REC, 64 YDS; Delane Hart-Johnson (UNM): 2 REC, 24 YDS.

Virginia[edit]

Virginia at Boise State
1 234Total
Cavaliers 7 14147 42
Broncos 7 709 23
  • Date: September 22, 2017
  • Location: Albertsons Stadium
    Boise, ID
  • Game start: 6:01 p.m. MDT
  • Elapsed time: 3 hours and 24 minutes
  • Game attendance: 33,947
  • Game weather: Temperature: 51 °F (11 °C) • Weather: Cloudy • Wind: N 4 MPH
  • Referee: David Epperly
  • TV announcers (ESPN2): Adam Amin, Dusty Dvoracek and Molly McGrath (sideline)
Overall record Last meeting Result
1–0 2015 BSU, 56–14
Uniform Combination
Helmet Jersey Pants
Boise State on defense in the 1st half.
  • Passing leaders: Brett Rypien (BSU): 24–42, 285 YDS, 1 INT; Kurt Benkert (UVA): 19–29, 273 YDS, 3 TD.
  • Rushing leaders: Robert Mahone (BSU): 3 CAR, 21 YDS; Jordan Ellis (UVA): 24 CAR, 93 YDS, 2 TD.
  • Receiving leaders: Cedrick Wilson (BSU): 13 REC, 209 YDS, 1 TD; Andre Levrone (UVA): 5 REC, 141 YDS, 2 TD.

at BYU[edit]

Boise State at BYU
1 234Total
Broncos 0 1707 24
Cougars 7 000 7
  • Date: October 6, 2017
  • Location: LaVell Edwards Stadium
    Provo, UT
  • Game start: 8:26 p.m. MDT
  • Elapsed time: 3 hours and 12 minutes
  • Game attendance: 59,753
  • Game weather: Temperature: 50 °F (10 °C) • Weather: Night Game • Wind: Calm
  • Referee: Kevin Hassell
  • TV announcers (ESPN): Adam Amin, Dusty Dvoracek and Molly McGrath (sideline)
Overall record Last meeting Result
5–2 2016 BSU, 28–27
Uniform Combination
Helmet Jersey Pants
  • Passing leaders: Brett Rypien (BSU): 12–19, 125 YDS, 1 TD, 1 INT; Tanner Mangum (BYU): 18–33, 164 YDS, 2 INT.
  • Rushing leaders: Alexander Mattison (BSU): 29 CAR, 118 YDS, 2 TD; Ula Tolutau (BYU): 9 CAR, 38 YDS, 1 TD.
  • Receiving leaders: Cedrick Wilson (BSU): 3 REC, 43 YDS; Matt Bushman (ABC): 7 REC, 65 YDS.

at San Diego State[edit]

Boise State at San Diego State
1 234Total
Broncos 14 7010 31
No. 19 Aztecs 0 077 14
Overall record Last meeting Result
2–2 2014 BSU, 38–29
Uniform Combination
Helmet Jersey Pants
  • Passing leaders: Brett Rypien (BSU): 11–19, 72 YDS, 1 TD; Christian Chapman (SDSU): 12–27, 240 YDS, 1 TD.
  • Rushing leaders: Alexander Mattison (BSU): 23 CAR, 128 YDS, 1 TD; Rashaad Penny (SDSU): 21 CAR, 53 YDS, 1 TD.
  • Receiving leaders: Cedrick Wilson (BSU): 2 REC, 60 YDS; Fred Trevillion (SDSU): 2 REC, 128 YDS, 1 TD.

Wyoming[edit]

Wyoming at Boise State
1 234Total
Cowboys 7 070 14
Broncos 0 3714 24
  • Date: October 21, 2017
  • Location: Albertsons Stadium
    Boise, ID
  • Game start: 8:21 p.m. MDT
  • Elapsed time: 3 hours and 6 minutes
  • Game attendance: 35,565
  • Game weather: Temperature: 43 °F (6 °C) • Weather: Light Rain • Wind: ESE 12
  • Referee: David Alvarez
  • TV announcers (ESPN2): Roy Philpott and Tom Ramsey
Overall record Last meeting Result
10–1 2016 WYO, 30–28
Uniform Combination
Helmet Jersey Pants
  • Passing leaders: Brett Rypien (BSU): 12–17, 104 YDS; Josh Allen (WYO): 12–27, 131 YDS, 1 TD, 2 INT.
  • Rushing leaders: Alexander Mattison (BSU): 17 CAR, 91 YDS; Josh Allen (WYO): 18 CAR, 62 YDS, 1 TD.
  • Receiving leaders: Cedrick Wilson (BSU): 5 REC, 66 YDS, 1 TD; Austin Conway (WYO): 5 REC, 33 YDS.

at Utah State[edit]

Boise State at Utah State
1 234Total
Broncos 14 1476 41
Aggies 7 070 14
Overall record Last meeting Result
16–5 2016 BSU, 21–10
Uniform Combination
Helmet Jersey Pants
  • Passing leaders: Brett Rypien (BSU): 19–27, 260 YDS, 3 TD; Jordan Love (USU): 17–32, 168 YDS, 1 TD.
  • Rushing leaders: Alexander Mattison (BSU): 19 CAR, 110 YDS; Tre Miller (USU): 7 CAR, 40 YDS.
  • Receiving leaders: Cedrick Wilson (BSU): 6 REC, 94 YDS, 1 TD; Ron'quavion Tarver (USU): 3 REC, 77 YDS, 1 TD.

Nevada[edit]

Nevada at Boise State
(rivalry)
1 234Total
Wolf Pack 7 700 14
Broncos 10 2173 41
Overall record Last meeting Result
28–13 2014 BSU, 51–46
Uniform Combination
Helmet Jersey Pants
  • Passing leaders: Brett Rypien (BSU): 20–27, 258 YDS, 2 TD; Ty Gangi (NEV): 24–37, 160 YDS, 1 TD, 3 INT.
  • Rushing leaders: Alexander Mattison (BSU): 12 CAR, 64 YDS, 2 TD; Kelton Moore (NEV): 17 CAR, 106 YDS, 1 TD.
  • Receiving leaders: Cedrick Wilson (BSU): 5 REC, 80 YDS, 1 TD; Wyatt Demps (NEV): 6 REC, 61 YDS.

at Colorado State[edit]

Boise State at Colorado State
1 234OTTotal
Broncos 3 1421147 59
Rams 21 147100 52
Overall record Last meeting Result
6–0 2016 BSU, 28–23
Uniform Combination
Helmet Jersey Pants
  • Passing leaders: Brett Rypien (BSU): 23–43, 315 YDS, 4 TD, 1 INT; Nick Stevens (CSU): 29–43, 309 YDS, 2 TD, 1 INT.
  • Rushing leaders: Alexander Mattison (BSU): 23 CAR, 242 YDS, 3 TD; Dalyn Dawkins (CSU): 32 CAR, 161 YDS, 2 TD.
  • Receiving leaders: Cedrick Wilson (BSU): 3 REC, 73 YDS; Michael Gallup (CSU): 11 REC, 102 YDS, 1 TD.

Alexander Mattison set the Boise State record for yards from scrimmage with 286 yards. Mattison rushed for 242 yards on the ground and picked up 44 receiving yards.[16]

Air Force[edit]

Air Force at Boise State
1 234Total
Falcons 7 309 19
No. 25 Broncos 17 10107 44
  • Date: November 18, 2017
  • Location: Albertsons Stadium
    Boise, ID
  • Game start: 8:26 p.m. MST
  • Elapsed time: 3 hours and 2 minutes
  • Game attendance: 33,030
  • Game weather: Temperature: 37 °F (3 °C) • Weather: Fair • Wind: ESE 9
  • Referee: Reggie Smith
  • TV announcers (ESPN2): Roy Philpott and Tom Ramsey
Overall record Last meeting Result
2–3 2016 AF, 27–20
Uniform Combination
Helmet Jersey Pants
  • Passing leaders: Brett Rypien (BSU): 16–22, 300 YDS, 3 TD; Nate Romine (AF): 7–10, 115 YDS.
  • Rushing leaders: Alexander Mattison (BSU): 17 CAR, 42 YDS; Nate Romine (AF): 16 CAR, 54 YDS, 1 TD.
  • Receiving leaders: A.J. Richardson (BSU): 3 REC, 123 YDS, 1 TD; Marcus Bennett (AF): 3 REC, 63 YDS.

at Fresno State[edit]

Boise State at Fresno State
(Battle for the Milk Can)
1 234Total
No. 24 Broncos 7 037 17
Bulldogs 7 3612 28
Overall record Last meeting Result
13–5 2014 BSU, 28–14
Uniform Combination
Helmet Jersey Pants
  • Passing leaders: Brett Rypien (BSU): 22–31, 278 YDS; Marcus McMaryion (FS): 23–36, 332 YDS, 2 TD.
  • Rushing leaders: Alexander Mattison (BSU): 15 CAR, 63 YDS, 1 TD; Jordan Mims (FS): 11 CAR, 43 YDS, 1 TD.
  • Receiving leaders: Cedrick Wilson (BSU): 7 REC, 134 YDS; KeeSean Johnson (FS): 6 REC, 119 YDS, 2 TD.

Fresno State (Mountain West Championship Game)[edit]

Boise State vs Fresno State
(Mountain West Conference Championship Game)
1 234Total
No. 25 Bulldogs 0 1400 14
Broncos 3 707 17
  • Date: December 2, 2017
  • Location: Albertsons Stadium
    Boise, ID
  • Game start: 5:50 p.m. MST
  • Elapsed time: 3 hours and 27 minutes
  • Game attendance: 24,515
  • Game weather: Temperature: 40 °F (4 °C) • Weather: Cloudy • Wind: E 4 MPH
  • Referee: David Alvarez
  • TV announcers (ESPN): Adam Amin, Dusty Dvoracek and Molly McGrath (sideline)
Overall record Last meeting Result
13–6 11/25/2017 FRES, 28–17
Uniform Combination
Helmet Jersey Pants
Bryan Harsin and players celebrate with the MW championship trophy.
  • Passing leaders: Brett Rypien (BSU): 16–32, 246 YDS; Marcus McMaryion (FS): 16–34, 172 YDS, 1 INT.
  • Rushing leaders: Ryan Wolpin (BSU): 11 CAR, 50 YDS, 1 TD; Josh Hokit (FS): 9 CAR, 46 YDS.
  • Receiving leaders: Cedrick Wilson (BSU): 8 REC, 148 YDS; KeeSean Johnson (FS): 5 REC, 58 YDS.

vs Oregon (Las Vegas Bowl)[edit]

Boise State vs Oregon
(Las Vegas Bowl)
1 234Total
No. 25 Broncos 14 1077 38
Ducks 0 14014 28
Overall record Last meeting Result
2–0 2009 BSU, 19–8
Uniform Combination
Helmet Jersey Pants
  • Passing leaders: Brett Rypien (BSU): 21–38, 362 YDS, 2 TD, 2 INT; Justin Herbert (UO): 26–36, 233 YDS, 2 TD, 2 INT.
  • Rushing leaders: Ryan Wolpin (BSU): 23 CAR, 71 YDS, 2 TD; Justin Herbert (UO): 9 CAR, 17 YDS.
  • Receiving leaders: Cedrick Wilson (BSU): 10 REC, 221 YDS, 1 TD; Dillon Mitchell (UO): 9 REC, 143 YDS.

Rankings[edit]

Ranking movements
Legend: ██ Increase in ranking. ██ Decrease in ranking.
NR = Not ranked. RV = Received votes. ( ) = First place votes.
Week
Poll Pre 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 Final 
AP RV RV RV NR NR NR NR NR NR RV RV RV 25 RV 25 22 
Coaches RV RV RV RV NR NR NR RV RV RV RV RV 24 RV 25 22 
CFP Not released NR NR 25 23 NR 25 Not released

Post-season awards[edit]

Mountain West Defensive Player of the Year[edit]

Leighton Vander Esch – Jr. LB

Mountain West first team[edit]

Offense

Cedrick Wilson Jr. – Sr. WR

Jake Roh – Sr. TE

Mason Hampton – Sr. OL

Defense

Curtis Weaver – Fr. DL

Leighton Vander Esch – Jr. LB

Tyler Horton – Jr. DB

Mountain West second team[edit]

Offense

Brett Rypien – Jr. QB

Archie Lewis – Sr. OL

Avery Williams – Fr. PR/KR

Defense

Jabril Frazier – Jr. DL

David Moa – Jr. DL

Kekoa Nawahine – So. DB

Sean Wale – Sr. P

Mountain West honorable mention[edit]

Ezra Cleveland – FR. OL

Haden Hoggarth – Jr. K

Alexander Mattison – So. RB

Tyson Maeva – So. LB

Durrant Miles – Jr. DL

John Molchon – So. OL

DeAndre Pierce – So. DB

Award Reference:[17]

Players in the 2018 NFL Draft[edit]

Player Position Round Pick NFL Club
Leighton Vander Esch LB 1 19 Dallas Cowboys
Cedrick Wilson Jr. WR 6 208 Dallas Cowboys

Personnel[edit]

Coaching staff[edit]

Name Position Consecutive seasons at
Boise State in current position
Bryan Harsin Head Coach 4th
Kent Riddle Associate Head Coach, Tight Ends, Special Teams Coordinator 4th, 3rd, 4th
Steve Caldwell Assistant Head Coach, Defensive Line 4th, 4th
Zak Hill Offensive Coordinator, Quarterbacks 2nd, 2nd
Andy Avalos Defensive Coordinator, Linebackers 2nd, 4th
Lee Marks Running Backs 3rd
Eric Kiesau Wide Receivers 1st
Brad Bedell Offensive Line 1st
Ashley Ambrose Defensive Backs 2nd
Gabe Franklin Safeties 2nd
Jeff Pitman Strength and Conditioning Coach 3rd
Reference:[18]

Roster[edit]

No. Name Pos. Ht. Wt. Cls. Hometown (H.S./Prev. Exp.)
1 Cedrick Wilson Jr. WR 6-3 188 Sr. Memphis, TN (White Station HS, Coffeyville CC)
3 Montell Cozart QB 6-1 205 RS Sr. Kansas City, MO (Bishop Miege HS, University of Kansas)
4 De'Andre Pierce CB 5-11 174 So. Long Beach, CA (Long Beach Poly HS)
4 Brett Rypien QB 6-2 208 Jr. Spokane, WA (Shadle Park HS)
5 Garrett Collingham SLB 6-4 228 RS So. Meridian, ID (Mountain View HS)
6 CT Thomas WR 5-8 152 Fr. Lancaster, TX (Lancaster HS)
6 Michael Young CB 6-0 211 RS Jr. Kansas City, MO (Raytown Senior HS, Dodge City CC)
7 Ezekiel Noa WLB 5-11 241 Fr. Spring Valley, CA (Helix HS)
7 A.J. Richardson WR 6-0 209 RS Jr. Lomita, CA (Narbonne HS)
8 Jabril Frazier STUD 6-4 243 RS Jr. Los Angeles, CA (Verbum Dei HS)
8 Sean Modster WR 5-11 196 RS Jr. Mission Viejo, CA (Mission Viejo HS)
9 Desmond Williams SLB 5-11 201 RS Fr. Corona, CA (Centennial HS)
10 Chase Cord QB 6-2 196 Fr. Peoria, AZ (Sunrise Mountain HS)
10 Kekoa Nawahine S 6-2 199 So. Meridian, ID (Rocky Mountain HS)
13 Marques Evans CB 5-11 174 Fr. Pasadena, CA (Newbury Park HS)
14 Tyler Horton CB 5-11 188 Jr. Fresno, CA (Edison HS)
15 Evan Tyler S 6-2 187 RS So. Corona, CA (Eleanor Roosevelt HS)
15 Jalen Walker S 6-0 172 RS Fr. Lawndale, CA (Lawndale HS)
16 Tanner Bolt QB 5-11 194 Fr. Prosser, WA (Prosser HS)
17 Austin Cottrell WR 6-2 203 Sr. Phoenix, AZ (Mountain Ridge HS, Scottsdale CC)
18 Jermani Brown DB 5-9 170 Fr. Midlothian, VA (Midlothian HS)
19 Aisa Kelemete STUD 6-4 243 Fr. Pocatello, ID (Highland HS)
20 Roman Kafentzis S 6-1 193 Fr. Rancho Santa Margarita, CA (Mater Dei HS)
21 Tyreque Jones S 6-2 183 Fr. San Bernardino, CA (San Gorgonio HS)
21 Ryan Wolpin RB 5-8 195 RS Sr. Trabuco Canyon, CA (Santa Margarita HS, Northern Colorado)
22 Alexander Mattison RB 5-11 214 So. San Bernardino, CA (San Bernardino HS)
23 Damion Wright S 6-0 194 RS So. Los Angeles, CA (Salesian HS)
24 Breydon Boyd MLB 6-3 221 Fr. Katy, TX (Katy HS)
25 Benton Wickersham LB 6-2 231 RS Fr. Elko, NV (Elko HS)
26 Avery Williams CB 5-9 194 RS Fr. Pasadena, CA (JSerra Catholic HS)
28 Kekaula Kaniho S 5-10 175 Fr. Kahuku, HI (Kahuku HS)
29 Drake Beasley RB 5-11 178 Fr. La Cañada, CA (La Cañada HS)
30 Ravon Alexander WR 5-11 174 Jr. Hayward, CA (Lincoln High School, Modesto JC)
30 Robert Lewis CB 5-10 175 RS Fr. Los Angeles, CA (Augustus F. Hawkins HS)
31 Justin Collins WR 5-9 181 So. Los Angeles, CA (Carson HS, Long Beach CC)
31 Skyler Seibold S 6-1 210 RS Jr. Temecula, CA (Chaparral HS)
32 Jordan Happle S 5-11 198 RS Fr. Beaverton, OR (Jesuit HS)
33 Gabe Perez STUD 6-4 246 RS Sr. Placentia, CA (Placentia HS)
34 Robert Mahone RB 5-10 211 RS Fr. Prosper, TX (Prosper HS)
34 Solo Taylor MLB 6-2 220 RS Fr. Rigby, ID (Rigby HS)
35 Derriyon Shaw DE 6-2 223 RS Fr. Las Vegas, NV (Legacy HS)
36 Blake Whitlock LB 6-1 222 Sr. Reno, NV (Galena HS, Saddleback CC)
37 Cameron Hartsfield S 5-10 197 RS Sr. Allen, TX (Allen HS)
38 Leighton Vander Esch WLB 6-4 240 RS Jr. Riggins, ID (Salmon River HS)
39 Jake Shaddox RB 5-11 216 RS So. Redding, CA (Foothill HS, Azusa Pacific University)
40 Jabari Watson DE 6-1 261 RS Fr. Rancho Cucamonga, CA (Summit HS)
41 Will Heffner SLB 6-2 219 RS So. Boise, ID (Bishop Kelly HS)
42 Clay Bowler SLB 6-0 192 Fr. Holtville, CA (Holtville HS)
43 Joe Provenzano MLB 5-11 224 RS Jr. Glendora, CA (Damien HS)
44 Riley Whimpey WLB 6-1 212 Fr. San Clemente, CA (San Clemente HS)
45 Kayode Rufai DE 6-4 254 RS Fr. Portland, OR (Lincoln HS)
46 Joel Velazquez K 6-0 228 RS Fr. Rancho Santa Margarita, CA (Trabuco Hills HS)
47 Matt Pistone TE 6-3 247 RS So. Yuma, AZ (Yuma Catholic HS)
47 Ma'a Tanuvasa S 6-1 197 RS Fr. Mililani, HI (Mililani HS)
48 Bruno DeRose WLB 5-11 216 RS Fr. Pueblo, CO (East HS)
49 Quinn Skillin P 6-4 185 RS Jr. San Diego, CA (University City HS, Wagner College)
50 Nicholai Pitman LS 5-11 230 So. Boise, ID (Timberline HS)
51 Daniel Cantrell LS 6-0 221 Fr. Boise, ID (Bishop Kelly HS)
52 Andrew Tercek OL 6-1 278 RS Sr. San Antonio, TX (East Central HS)
53 Sam Whitney STUD 6-2 231 RS So. Folsom, CA (Folsom HS)
54 Matt Locher NT 6-2 281 RS So. Los Alamitos, CA (Los Alamitos HS)
55 David Moa NT 6-3 271 RS Jr. San Diego, CA (Kearny HS)
56 Joseph Inda MLB 6-0 233 RS Jr. Anaheim, CA (Katella HS, Fullerton CC, Golden West CC)
57 Emmanuel Fesili NT 6-2 302 So. Long Beach, CA (Long Beach Poly HS)
58 Tyson Maeva MLB 6-0 214 So. San Diego, CA (Cathedral Catholic HS)
59 Mason Hampton OL 6-3 295 RS Sr. Meridian, ID (Meridian HS)
64 Ben Vering OL 6-4 258 RS Fr. Boise, ID (Capital HS)
65 Zachary Troughton OL 6-6 319 Jr. Maxwell, CA (Maxwell HS, Butte CC)
66 Isiah Moore OT 6-4 275 RS Jr. Tiffin, OH (Columbian HS, Mesa CC)
67 Garrett Larson OL 6-4 295 RS So. Fruitland, ID (Fruitland HS)
68 Jake Stetz OL 6-2 293 Fr. San Marcos, CA (Mission Hills HS)
69 Austin Dixon OL 6-6 286 RS Fr. Tempe, AZ (Corona del Sol HS)
70 John Ojukwu OL 6-6 297 Fr. Boise, ID (Boise HS)
71 Donte Harrington OL 6-2 298 RS Fr. San Clemente, CA (San Clemente HS)
73 Nick Crabtree OL 6-7 270 RS Fr. Fountain Valley, CA (Huntington Beach HS)
74 Archie Lewis OL 6-3 299 RS Sr. Anaheim, CA (Rancho Cucamonga HS)
75 Kole Bailey OL 6-4 297 RS Fr. Twin Falls, ID (Twin Falls HS)
76 Ezra Cleveland OL 6-6 296 RS Fr. Spanaway, WA (Bethel HS)
77 John Molchon OL 6-5 313 RS So. Las Vegas, NV (Faith Lutheran HS)
78 Andres Preciado OL 6-6 292 RS Jr. Imperial Beach, CA (Mar Vista HS)
79 Eric Quevedo OL 6-4 304 RS So. West Covina, CA (West Covina HS)
80 Christian Blaser WR 6-1 179 RS Fr. Boise, ID (Rocky Mountain HS)
81 Akilian Butler WR 5-10 193 Jr. Dallas, TX (West Mesquite HS)
82 Octavius Evans WR 6-2 195 Fr. Center, TX (Center HS)
83 Damon Cole WR 6-0 165 Fr. El Cerrito, CA (El Cerrito HS)
85 John Bates TE 6-6 253 RS Fr. Lebanon, OR (Lebanon HS)
86 Chase Blakley TE 6-4 233 RS Jr. Coeur d'Alene, ID (Coeur d'Alene HS)
87 Alec Dhaenens TE 6-3 246 RS Sr. Fruitland, ID (Fruitland HS)
88 Jake Roh TE 6-3 227 RS Sr. Scottsdale, AZ (Chaparral HS)
89 Brock Barr WR 6-3 204 RS Sr. Redding, CA (Enterprise HS, Shasta College)
90 Daniel Auelua DT 6-2 298 Sr. Highland, UT (Lone Peak HS, Mesa CC)
91 Durrant Miles DE 6-5 253 Jr. South Jordan, UT (Bingham HS)
92 Paul Semons DT 6-3 274 RS Jr. Eagle, ID (Eagle HS)
93 Chase Hatada DT 6-3 267 So. Rocklin, CA (Rocklin HS)
94 Kevin Madigan K 5-11 189 Fr. Coppell, TX (Coppell HS)
95 Nick Provenzano WLB 5-11 216 RS Fr. Glendora, CA (Damien HS)
96 Haden Hoggarth K 6-0 198 RS Jr. Ormond Beach, FL (Seabreeze HS, Bethune Cookman)
97 Austin Silsby DE 6-3 255 RS Sr. Kuna, ID (Kuna HS)
98 Sonatane Lui NT 6-1 305 So. Sandy, UT (Alta HS)
99 Curtis Weaver DT 6-3 252 RS Fr. Long Beach, CA (St. Anthony HS)
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