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<p>The past couple of seasons, the Broncos cemented the future of both the Offensive and Defensive lines. This season, on the heels of the best season in Boise State history, the Broncos went after some 'eye-candy' and met with the kind of success that before year was unheard of in Boise.</p><p>Introducing, the future of Boise State Football.</p>

The Official Boise State 2005 Recruiting Class...

 

Jeremy Childs

#51 WR,
(6' 180lbs)
4.5-40
Confirmed
Scholarship 2005

HS Teammate of Orlando Scandrick, brother of new Bronco Jared Duren, and cousin of Bronco Safety Ellis Powers.  Broke the Orange County career reception record with over 200 for his career and 1100 yards and 19 touchdowns his Senior season, not counting the State playoffs.  Called a smart player who runs perfect routes and doesn't drop a ball ever.  Not a break-away receiver, but has enough speed to be a threat.  A tremendous athlete with great all-around skills as a receiver, he's been a household name in Southern California since he was a sophomore when he burst onto the scene for the 2002 CIF Champion Griffins, the first ever 3-year WR starter for the Griffins.  Has reportedly had some grade issues, but not enough to scare the Bronco Coaches away.

Chose Boise State over offers from UCLA and Arizona State.


Orlando Scandrick

CB, (5'11, 170lbs)
#84 WR
4.45-40
Confirmed
Scholarship 2005

HS Teammate of Jeremy Childs.  Part of the most explosive receiving Corps in California last year.  More speed than Childs, also could make people miss or run through them.  As a cornerback, his coach says "Orlando is a playmaker on both sides of the ball. He's a great cover corner on defense. He can get in your hip and just run with you all day. You can't shake him."  Very fast reflexes with very good hands.  Orlando himself said, "I'm looking for a competitive type of atmosphere and a family type atmosphere," Scandrick said on what will influence his decision. "I want to go to a school that doesn't absolutely believe (in redshirting every player). I think everyone should have a fair shot to beat the next person out."  That fits Boise State to a 'T'.

Chose the Broncos over offers from Colorado State, Fresno, Nevada, UTEP, Wyoming, and just before his decision, Washington State and Oregon


Kyle Seevers

#55 QB, 
(6'6 190lbs)
4.60-40
Confirmed Greyshirt 
Scholarship 2006
The earliest, and quite possibly still biggest 'get' in Bronco History.  Battled injuries his Senior season, but reportedly will be 100% as early as this Spring.  A possible Greyshirt because of injury questions, Seevers is still an incredible 'get' for the Broncos.  Has been rated anywhere from the #13 QB in the Nation to the #56 by Scout.com.  (The reason for the discrepancy is that he basically didn't play his Senior season, hard to climb the charts without playing.)  Unlimited potential with his combination of size and speed.  Needs to bulk up, but already shows the touch and arm strength that wow's the NFL scouts.  Throws a 88mph fastball with consistency and was the league MVP as a sophomore, enough to warrant a visit from the (Atlanta) Braves.

Chose Boise State very early over offers from Nebraska, BYU, Nevada, Utah State, and strong interest from Oregon, Miami, Cal, and Purdue.


Nick Lomax


QB, 
(6'7 215lbs)
4.75-40
Confirmed
Scholarship 2005
Nick is the epitome of potential.  He has NFL height, and a pedigree that screams success.  He has only started for 1 season, and yet still led his team to the State Championship.  Lomax, was named to the all-state 4A first team, completed 168 passes in 266 attempts (63.1 percent), throwing for 2,790 yards. He had 30 touchdown passes and a mere five interceptions for the 12-2 Lake Oswego Lakers.  Greg Barton, (former Portland State Announcer), said, "He can throw a 20-yard out with touch. Neil (Nick's dad and former NFL Pro-Bowler) was a late developer. He developed as he was going into college. Nick is developing about 6 months earlier than his father did. And another difference is that Nick is a lot better athlete than his Dad was."  More praise comes from Dick Coury, (who bounced back between the USFL, NFL and World League for a third of a century.)  He thinks Nick is going to be a big-time quarterback, and that's coming from someone that has been in the NFL for over thirty years. And when I asked him what he meant by 'big-time', he said NFL. He said that Nick has 'got it'."  

Chose Boise State over offers from Washington, Oregon, Oregon State, Hawaii, Idaho, and Montana.

Jerard Rabb

WR, 
(6'3 200lbs)
4.55-40
Confirmed
JC Transfer
Scholarship 2005
Already on campus
Boise State's first 4-star recruit.  "He is a big-timer," Dick Lascola of the Fallbrook, Calif.-based Scouting Evaluation Association said of Rabb, "He's a big target with speed. He had a great year."  Rabb was named Mission Conference Offensive Player of the Year after catching 83 passes for 1,368 yards and 15 touchdowns, and was also named to the 1st Team JC Grid-Wire All-American Team as a WR.  Also a very talented BB player who played a year of College Basketball at Irvine Valley College. 

Chose Boise State over offers from Arizona, Oregon State, Utah, UNLV, and Tulsa.

Jadon Daily

C, 
(6' 290lbs)
Confirmed
JC Transfer
Scholarship 2005
Already on campus
Daily earned first-team all-region 1 and all-WSFL honors this past season for Phoenix. "I think the reason colleges are looking at me is because I'm so quick inside the box. I can snap the ball and get to the 3-technique pretty good. I can try and hook d-tackles and I'm real fast and aggressive. I've also got a little nastinest in there. But I also think it's because of my knowledge of the game. I understand what needs to be done."  

Chose the Broncos over a full-ride to Iowa

Matt Schweitzer

#54 TE, 
(6'4 215lbs)
4.50-40
Confirmed Greyshirt 
Scholarship 2006
Jack of all trades who had the incredible duo role of being the long-snapper, and also returning kicks and punts.  Schweitzer had 1500 all-purpose yards for his HS team as a Junior, including 7.8 yards per carry and 11-plus yards per reception.  Injured his Senior season and is a likely Greyshirt for Boise State.  Also boasts a 4.59-40, a 30-inch vertical jump, 315-pound bench, 315-pound power clean and a 450-pound squat.  Despite his ability to create mismatches with DBs and LB'rs from a HBack position, was one of the best blocking TE's the Broncos looked at.

Chose Boise State very early, (August) over interest from Oregon State, Stanford, Idaho, San Diego, Montana, and Idaho State.

Richie Brockel

TE/LB
(6'3 235lbs)
4.68-40
Confirmed
Scholarship 2005
Brockel sizes up his skills. "I always hustle and never take a play off. On defense I fly to the ball and am very aggressive."  Runs a 4.68-40, benches 315, squats 520, cleans 295, and has a 31' vertical jump.  Was an outstanding Linebacker as well as TE, but is most likely a TE for the Broncos.  Despite being a football star, Richie is also an academic star, with a 4.0 gpa.  He has helped his HS team(s) out in every way imaginable.  Football, he runs the ball, catches the ball, and stops the ball with amazing results.  On basketball he is an 'enforcer' who is a rebounding machine and low scoring threat.  Like Schweitzer, will be a dual threat from the TE position for years to come.

Chose Boise State over offers from Nevada, Wyoming, Harvard, and UTEP

Aiona Key

WR 
(6'3½ 195lbs)
4.6-40
Confirmed
Scholarship 2005
He's got all the tools," Coach Barney said of Key. "He runs a legit 4.6. He high jumped 7 feet as a sophomore, the number-one mark in the state at that time. He's got great leaping ability, makes great plays. He plays with a lot of heart, hits like a truck - he does everything."  Named 1st Team All-State as a WR, and 1st team all-league as a WR and DB.  Will be a WR for the Broncos bringing great size, speed, and athleticism to the position.  Caught 36 passes for 618 yards and 9 TD's as a Senior.  Has the talent to play both ways, but brings a dimension to the Offensive side that's too great to waste.

Chose Boise State over offers from Washington, Arizona, Arizona State, Utah, and Nevada

Nathan Thomas

MLB
(6'1½ 220lbs)
4.7-40
Confirmed
Scholarship 2005
Thomas describes himself as a player. "I never give up on a play and I remain focused all the time."  "I just play the game, play every play like it's my last," he said. "Coaches tell me that I bring the wood all the time, hustling on every play."  Thomas was All-League, League Defensive MVP, All-Valley 1st Team Defense, and a 1st Team All-CIF Division II pick in 2004.  As a junior in 2003, Nathan Thomas posted 118 tackles, 8 sacks, three forced fumbles, and three interceptions on his way to being named first team all-league, Valley, and 1st Team All-CIF Defensive LB'r.

Chose Boise State over offers from Oregon State, UNLV, Nevada, and Wyoming.

Kyle Wilson

Rover
(5'9 165lbs)
4.40-40
Confirmed
Scholarship 2005
Runs a low 4.4 /  high 4.3.  On the track, he runs the 100M in 10.8 and the 200M in 22.2.  Wilson was an all-area selection as a Junior, during his Junior campaign, Wilson had 4 INT's and returned one for a TD.  As a Kick Returner, he averaged over 25 yards-per-kickoff return and ran back 2 punts for TD's. Good enough to be named to the All-Area team as a return specialist as well.  Wilson was also named the MVP of the State Championship game.  As a Senior, Wilson surpassed his awesome Junior season, leading his team to an undefeated season, culminating in his being named 1st team All State as a wideout. And, you've gotta love his attitude, "They haven't seen anything like me, and I'm going to show 'em how we ball on the east."

Chose Boise State over offers from Delaware, Rutgers and Iowa.  Received strong interest from Virginia, NCState, West Virginia, and Ohio State.


Tristan Patin

Cornerback
(5'10 165lbs)
4.40-40
Confirmed
Scholarship 2005
The 5-10, 170-pound Patin had 35 catches for 830 yards and nine touchdowns on offense for Serra, and had six interceptions on defense.  He was All-Bay Area Defense after finishing with 6 picks as a Senior. Was also named All-State Medium School 2nd Team Defense in Cali.  CIF 200-meter championship as a Soph.  Big play receiver who averaged more than 27 yards per reception, most of that was RAC yards.

Chose Boise State over interest from Colorado, Hawaii, UNLV, Utah


Dennis Ellis

Defensive End
(6'3 265lbs)
4.65-40
Confirmed JC-Transfer
Scholarship 2005
BroncoCountry has received word from multiple reliable sources that Dennis Ellis has committed to the Broncos. Ellis signed with Texas A&M out of High School, but grade issues forced him to go the JC route.  First he attended Coffeyville JC, then took a year off between Coffeyville and College of the Canyons.  He starred for COC, becoming a force on the defensive line that led them in sacks and tackles for a DLineman.  Still has to graduate this spring, and reportedly might have to pass some classes during the summer to ensure eligibility.

Chose Boise State over very strong interest and offers from Arizona State, Oregon State, UNLV and San Diego State.


Ben Iannacchione

OL 6'4 285lbs
5.17-40
Transfer from West Virginia
Redshirted 1 year, and was reportedly released from his scholarship, so he would be eligible to play after sitting out 1 year.

Reported by the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review to have transferred to Boise State.  Confirmation came from an article on ESPN.com where Coach Hawk mentioned a Pittsburgh recruit, Ben is the only player even remotely connected to Pittsburgh that has been linked to the Broncos, so it's a safe bet it's him.  All-Quad East WPIAL first team ... first team all-state from the AP and Pennsylvania Football News ... Harrisburg Patriot News Platinum 33 ... PrepStars East all-region.  Iannacchione lists his strengths as run blocking and aggressiveness.  The Baldwin High standout was among Pittsburgh's most heavily recruited offensive linemen last season.

Transfer from West Virginia.  During recruitment, was offered by South Carolina, Cincinnati and Toledo, and had interest from Boston College and Northwestern, among others.


Paul Lucariello

OL
6'5 250lbs
4.8-40
Confirmed
Scholarship 2005 
As a Junior, was a first-team all-league offensive tackle.  As a Senior, was first-team all-league and all-CIF, and was named to the prestigious All-CIF Southern Section on the 2nd Team.  The fact that he was a team captain his Junior and Senior seasons and was voted 'most inspirational player' by his teammates will inevitably draw comparisons to Daryn Colledge, which isn't a bad thing.  He is also highly mobile, (evidenced by his 4.8-40 time), motivated, and still growing at age 17.

Chose Boise State over reported offers from San Diego State, UTEP, Fresno State, and reportedly had a verbal offer from Cal at one point.


Cameron Filkins 


OL 6'5 320lbs 
Confirmed Greyshirt 
Scholarship 2005 
Already on Campus

 

Filkins plays both ways for Los Al, but prefers to do the hitting as opposed to being hit. "I enjoy defense," he said. "I've been told that my body is more built for offense, but I like defense."  Was recruited early by Arizona, UCLA, Washington, Wisconsin, Colorado, and Washington State.  

Chose Boise State over interest from Colorado, Washington, San Jose State, and Utah


Jameson Davis


K 5'11 180lbs
Confirmed Greyshirt 
Scholarship 2005
Already on Campus
Was recruited hard by most Pac-10 teams, but when he decided to serve and LDS mission most lost interest.  Committed to Boise State and then decided to forgo a mission.  Has a cannon for a leg, has hit for over 50 yards in HS and has the leg to warrant lining up from 60 if need be. 

Chose Boise State over interest from USC, UCLA, and Washington

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