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Boise State nabs Niumatalolo

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The son of the head coach for the Midshipmen announces for the Broncos

Brian Losness-USA TODAY Sports

Listed at 6'1.5" and 230 lbs, Ali'i Niumatalolo (say that 5 times fast) announced tonight via his Twitter account his destiny to be a Bronco.

His final four consisted of BSU, Utah, UConn and Nevada, of all teams. He had a couple of other offers including Buffalo, Miami OH and Marshall. He had Navy on his list, but really, who wants to play for their dad? I know, I know, a lot of kids. Stop ruining my jokes.

It seems Niumatalolo spent a lot of time deciding on hi committment, which leads me to believe there will be no wavering. He is listed as a 2-star recruit by Scout and is not ranked by 247Sports, Rivals or ESPN. Hilariously, ESPN has him listed as James as if his first name was the difficult one to spell. As a junior, he accounted for 44 total tackles, including 6 tackles for loss, 2 sacks and 2 interceptions. And you will notice from his highlights from his first 4 games below that he is not afraid to hit.

In addition to Maeva, I think it is safe to say our LB corps will continue to be absurd. Welcome to Bronco Nation Ali'i! GO BRONCOS!