Bristol Aztecs D-lineman Elliot Hoyte (England) verbally committed to Boise State about a month ago …
Hoyte Is Set To Enroll At Boise State
Bristol Aztecs D-lineman Elliot Hoyte (Tavistock, England) verbally committed to Boise State a few months back and will enroll at Boise State for the spring semester. In the meantime, the talented D-lineman has been working hard so he'll be ready to compete once he arrives on campus. So, what are his thoughts on joining the team in January? "I should arrive in Boise on January the 10th ready to hit the ground running! I've been training hard with my father to keep in-shape. I haven't been able to play any sports due to no longer being enrolled in high school and seasons being opposite and such. I've been doing a lot of mobility work to keep the rust off and weightlifting and conditioning. My dad's knowledge with nutrition and training has been invaluable to me so far." With the distinct time difference, how does he keep in touch with the coaching staff? Basically, he says they make time to talk over the phone. "Primarily phone, trying to arrange around the time differences is a bit of a problem, but the coaches always have time for me which is great." "I talked mostly to Coach K over the phone, he's great! He's one of the main reasons I'm so excited coming in. I spoke to Chase Baker over the summer and he said Coach K will make me the best I can be. He knows how to communicate with players, which is what I really like in a coach. Coach Pete if he's around at the time always has a quick word with me too." Hoyte's biggest attribute? The coaching staff likes his willingness to learn and his effort out on the field. "The coaches I think are most impressed by my willingness to learn and effort. I'm nowhere near the polished article yet, but Coach K said he saw me improve greatly over the week at camp. I've not played a great deal of football, but I'd like to think I was a solid tackler brought forward from my rugby days and a good pass rusher at least." Hoyte (6'5, 275) may live overseas right now, but that hasn't stopped him from watching his future teammates in action. "I've watched every Bronco game since Georgia. It has involved a lot of late nights, but I'd say I'm the biggest Bronco fan in the UK right now! It's good to keep up with the team, but also learn what I will need to focus on for next year through watching the likes of Tyrone, Chase, Billy, and Shea, etc." BroncoCountry.com will continue to have updates on Elliot Hoyte.
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