Boise State recruit profile: Chase Blakley

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Let's have some fun projecting depth charts that are impossible to predict. Do you think Blakley will play as a true freshman? He is one of two four-star recruits in the 2014 class (safety Dylan Sumner-Gardner is the other), and he enters at a position that could see significant overhaul this coming season - overhaul as in hauling it out of basement storage and putting it on the front lawn for all to see. If the tight end position expands into a thing this year, the Broncos have lots of eager hands willing to take a turn. Blakley could be one of those hands, and based on the zero I know about him or how he'll fit once he arrives on campus, I'm going to say, "Chase Blakley for Mountain West Player of the Year!"

Vitals

Position: Tight End

Height: 6-5

Weight: 247 pounds

Hometown: Coeur d'Alene, Idaho (Coeur d'Alene HS)

Other offers: Washington, Florida, Wyoming, Idaho, Idaho State, Eastern Washington

  • Scout.com says: 3 stars, No. 15 tight end nationwide
  • Rivals says: 4 stars, No. 8 tight end nationwide
  • ESPN says: 3 stars, 79 rating, No. 13 tight end nationwide

Non-vitals

Mark Johnson pseudonym: Chase Blackburn

Chris Berman nickname: Amazing Chase

Anagram: Bellyache Ska

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Scouting report

Via ESPN:

Look have good-sized hands on film and to be a confident pass catcher who can consistently catch the ball away from his frame. Can extend and snag passes thrown above his head and displays good ability to go up and attack the ball. Shows good body control to adjust well to throws off target and willingness to take a hit to make a catch.

Boise State depth chart at tight end

Holden Huff, junior

Connor Peters, senior

Jake Hardee, junior

Kyle Sosnowski, senior

Brennyn Dunn, sophomore

Jackson Reed, sophomore

Alec Dhaenens, redshirt freshman

Jake Roh, redshirt freshman

* = presumed starters in italics

* = presumed starters in italics

Chance that Chris Petersen flips him to UW

5 percent. Blakley would have to be one intense waffler to go UW-to-Boise-back-to-UW. Petersen took a different tight end from Boise State's original recruiting class, so it's likely Washington has all the tight ends it needs.

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