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Arlington High school star RB Raymond Sheard makes fourth Texan to commit to the Broncos 2015 class

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The available pool of good football talent in the Lone Star State has gotten a little smaller this week after Arlington (Texas) High running back Raymond Sheard, 6-1, 200 lbs, committed to the Broncos following an official visit to Boise State on Sunday. He is the fourth recruit and the second Texas player this week to commit to the Broncos. He was receiving interest from Texas, Baylor and had an offer from Texas State at the time of his commitment.

Sheard runs the 40 yard dash in 4.40 seconds. So far this season he has rushed 201 times for 1,349 yards, 14 touchdowns, and is averaging 149.9 yards per game according to information from the maxpreps.com site.

The other Texas recruit is safety Kameron (Kam) Miles, 6-2, 215 lbs. Boise State defensive coordinator Marcel Yates recruited him two years ago when Yates was a DC at Texas A&M. Miles was a 4-star player who enrolled at A&M, but ended up at Butler Community College for unspecified reasons.  Miles is a former teammate of both current safety Dylan Sumner-Gardner, and WR commit Akilian Butler at West Mesquite High School. Both had been actively encouraging Miles to come up to Boise for a visit and that led to his commitment as reported here earlier this week.

These two bring the number to twelve of the known commitments to the Boise State 2015 class.

Boise State's 2015 Class:

QB Brett Rypien, 6-2, 185 lbs, Shadle Park High School, Spokane, WA

WR Akilian Butler, 5-11, 177 lbs, West Mesquite High School, Mesquite, TX

OT Garrett Larson, 6-5, 250 lbs, Fruitland High School, Fruitland, ID

OLB WR Bryan Jefferson, 6-0, 190 lbs, Leesburg High School, Leesburg, FL

OL John Molchon, 6-5, 270 lbs, Faith Lutheran High School, Las Vegas, NV

ATH Ladarryl Blair, 6-0, 183 lbs, South Oak Cliff High School, Dallas, TX

DB Damion Wright, 6-1, 195 lbs, Bishop Mora Salesian High School, Los Angeles, CA

LB Drew Berger, 6-1, 223 lbs, Coeur D'Alene High School, Coeur D’Alene, ID

CB Marnez Ogletree, 5-11, 190 lbs, Fullerton College, Fullerton, CA

DE Ben Moa, 6-4, 275 lbs, Grossmont College, El Cajon, CA

S Kam Miles, 6-2, 205 lbs, Butler Community College, Dallas, TX

RB Raymond Sheard, 6-1, 200 lbs, Arlington High School, Arlington, TX