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Official Recruiting List


Just pretend he's signing with BSU

The Broncos' 2008 recruiting class is official, and it looks pretty good. Listening to Coach Peterson's press conference, he sounds happy with the new players coming in. The team did not use all of its scholarships, so there is still some flexibility down the road. The list is absent a quarterback, which is how the Bronco staff planned it all along. Also, Thaddeus Brown is not on the list, meaning he has joined a growing list of players to de-commit after giving BSU a verbal. At any rate, this looks like a great class--big offensive linemen, talented linebackers, and lots of depth in the secondary and wide receivers.

Here is the list of newcomers:

High school seniors (16)
-- WR Chris Potter, 5-11, 170, Oaks Christian HS (Westlake Village, Calif.)
-- LB Byron Hout, 6-1, 225, Lake City HS (Coeur d'Alene)
-- G Spencer Gerke, 6-3, 240, Bishop Kelly HS
-- G Bronson Durrant, 6-3, 290, Marist HS (Eugene, Ore.)
-- TE Chandler Koch, 6-3, 220, Flower Mound HS (Lewisville, Texas)
-- CB Raphiel Lambert, 5-9, 185, Jesuit HS (Portland)
-- DT Darren Koontz, 6-3, 255, Los Alamitos (Calif.) HS
-- S Tyler Jackson, 6-0, 185, Douglas County HS (Castle Rock, Colo.)
-- G Joe Kellogg, 6-4, 290, Saguaro HS (Scottsdale, Ariz.)
-- OT Faraji Wright, 6-3, 275, Berkeley (Calif.) HS
-- OT Tom Swanson, 6-6, 300, Skyline HS (Sammamish, Wash.)
-- CB Jamar Taylor, 6-0, 185, Helix HS (Spring Valley, Calif.)
-- WR Van Drumgoole, 5-11, 160, Vallivue HS
-- DL Greg Grimes, 6-0, 270, Inderkum HS (Sacramento, Calif.)
-- LB Tommy Smith. 6-1, 205, North Atlanta (Ga.) HS
-- OL Brenel Myers, 6-3, 260, Westfield HS (Houston)
Junior-college transfers (1)
-- LB Daron Mackey, 6-0, 230, Bakersfield College (Bakersfield, Calif.)
High school graduates already enrolled (7)
-- DL Shea McClellin, 6-4, 250, Marsing HS
-- WR Mitch Burroughs, 5-10, 185, Meridian HS
-- RB Matt Kaiserman, 5-11, 190, Skyview HS
-- LB Dan Paul, 6-0, 230, Barlow HS (Boring, Ore.)
-- DT Chase Baker, 6-1, 285, Rocklin (Calif.) HS
-- WR Dominique Vinson, 6-0, 165, Edison HS (Huntington Beach, Calif.)
-- S George Iloka, 6-3, 200, Kempner HS (Sugar Land, Texas)

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