Boise State is no stranger to mid-year transfers and early enrollees, but it’s certainly been a spell since they signed this many on the first day of the early signing period. Officially, midyear transfers from the JuCo ranks and early high school grads can sign any time between today and January 14th, although school starts again in earnest on the 9th, so signing after that would be rather fruitless. As we noted earlier today, OT Zach Troughton was the first to send in his John Hancock (or was it Herbie) and become a Bronco and shortly thereafter, DB Michael Young hopped aboard—adding some nice safety and/or corner depth in time for Spring Ball. Then, roundabout 1 o'clock...the Broncos weekend JC QB commit Rathen Ricedorff made things official and will reportedly be moving to Boise this weekend (hope he has a coat).
NLI signed and sent!! ITS OFFICIAL. #BLEEDBLUE #gobroncos #BSUfootball pic.twitter.com/Km7FIfoEYo— Kizzy Ricedorff (@kizzyrice10) December 14, 2016
So, there's your JuCo signees now sealed and delivered—how about those greenshirts? DB Marques Evans was the first early grad to sign on the dotted line, joining fellow teammates like Dylan Sumner-Gardner, Brett Rypien, Kole Bailey, and Tyson Maeva
Proud to say that I'm officially a Bronco! Thank you to everyone who has been with me for this crazy ride. It's not over yet! #ATF pic.twitter.com/yJ6YA9XX7S— Marques Evans ll (@MarquesEvans) December 14, 2016
...and now local OT commit (and MASSIVE human) John Ojukwu.
OFFICIAL: Welcome OL John Ojukwu (@ojukwu1john) to #BroncoNation! The Future is Now! #ATF17 pic.twitter.com/VILXKcWoJa— #ATF17 (@BSURecruits) December 15, 2016
That's a heaping helping of new Broncos that we'll get to see sooner than later and all but maybe Ojukwu are expected at least flirt with the depth chart. Welcome, new Broncos—young and old.