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Boise State football recruiting: Akilian Butler signs with Broncos

The Broncos haul in a quick and explosive receiver out of Texas!

Akilian Butler signs with Boise State
Akilian Butler signs with Boise State

Akilian Butler, a wide receiver out of West Mesquite, has signed his national letter of intent to play football for the Boise State Broncos.

Name: Akilian Butler

Height: 5-foot-10

Weight: 178 pounds

School: West Mesquite (Mesquite, TX)

Held offers from: Clemson, Colorado, SMU

Butler is a terrific playmaking recruit out of Texas. He lacks elite speed or size, but he’s tremendously fluid in all of his movements and is capable of running some filthy routes. Capable of making highlight-reel catches, but will need to develop his hands some before making a consistent impact for the Broncos.

He’s a consensus three-star recruit amongst the four major databases (Rivals, Scout, ESPN, 247sports). 247sports ranks him as the 101st-best recruit in Texas and the 95th-best WR prospect, while Scout has him as the 127th-best receiver.

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