Rocky Mountain HS WR Dallas Burroughs
(Meridian, ID) became Boise State
's third verbal commitment for the 2011 recruiting class about two weeks ago. Dallas committed to his "dream school" and will now have the opportunity to play with his brother and current Bronco, Mitch Burroughs
. The future Bronco is yet another example of a recruit earning an offer by performing well at the Boise State Football Camp. "I've grown up watching them my whole life. They've been my dream school," he said. "It's real exciting that I'll be able to play with Mitch," he added.
Dallas (5'10, 175, 4.4) and his teammates at Rocky Mountain HS took home second place in the 7-on-7 competition at the camp. Burroughs runs a legit 4.4 and Assistant Head Coach Brent Pease liked what he saw from the talented WR. "I ran some routes for Coach Pease," he stated. "He's a good guy. I think me and him get along real well. What he likes most are my feet, route running, and hips. I can make a lot of over the shoulder catches."
The Boise State Football Camp could be considered the "proving grounds" for those prospective recruits that want an offer. A few new offers go out each year to those that have outstanding performances at the camp. Dallas Burroughs and Emil Smith
snagged an offer from Boise State and there's no doubt that was largely due to their excellent performance at the camp. Like Smith, it didn't take long for Dallas to commit to Boise State. "Me, my mom, and Mitch were sitting in Coach Petersen's office and he said he wanted to offer me a full ride scholarship," he said. "I committed right then. We had already talked about committing if I got the offer. Coach Petersen was pretty pumped like we all were."
Last season, the Rocky Mountain Grizzlies finished with a record of 6-4. Winning six games is pretty unbelievable when you take into account that the Grizzlies finished with a record of 0-9 just a year before. Burroughs believes the program is ready to take the next step in 2010 and compete for a state championship. "We weren't too excited about winning only six games, but we didn't get down on ourselves since we didn't win a game the year before," he said. "We weren't too strong in the weight room a couple years ago and we have much better leadership now. Our goal this year is to win a state championship," he added.
In 2009, Burroughs finished with 48 receptions for 582 yards and 4 TDs.
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Rocky Mountain HS WR Dallas Burroughs (Meridian, ID) became Boise State's third verbal commitment for the 2011 recruiting class about two weeks ago. Dallas committed to his "dream school" and will now have the opportunity to play with his brother and current Bronco, Mitch Burroughs. He spoke to BroncoCountry.com about his commitment to Boise State and his future as a Bronco.
Local commit talks about his commitment to Boise State and his future as a Bronco..