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Boise State recruiting: 3 verbal commitments in one day

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The Broncos added 7 recruits this past week to their 2016 class

Albertsons Stadium, Boise, Idaho
Albertsons Stadium, Boise, Idaho
Brian Losness-USA TODAY Sports

The Broncos football program has been on a recruiting roll of late. They picked up a total of seven verbal commitments this past week, including three defensive players on Friday who pledged to head coach Bryan Harsin and his defensive staff.

Cornerback Reid Harrison-Ducros, 5-11, 175 lbs, is out of Heritage High School, Colleyville, Texas where he had a 4.42 GPA.  He had offers from Yale, Louisiana-Monroe, and Texas State before throwing in with Boise State. Last season he allowed just four pass completions, chalked up 50 tackles and had an interception.  He is also a track and field star and can run the 100 meters in 11:32.

Also on Friday a pair of California linebackers also decided to throw in with the Broncos. LB Tyson Maeva, 6-0, 225 lbs, of Cathedral Catholic High in San Diego is another three-star recruit and listed by Rivals on their California Spring Top 100 list.

LB/S Desmond Williams, 6-0, 190 lbs, of Centennial High in Corona, California held an offer from Washington State but chose Boise State instead.  Well, sort of, anyway.  Let's call it a soft-verbal at this point as it appears Boise State is allowing him to reserve a spot on the team while Williams is keeping himself available to better offers.

As a junior for the Centennial Huskies, Williams had 67 tackles, an interception and forced two fumbles last season. Boise State had been recruiting him for a nickelback position since they had seen his athleticism at a minicamp in Corona back in June.

The Broncos have eleven known football commitments for their 2016 recruiting class.

BOISE STATE RECRUITING CLASS (2016):

WR Derrion Grim, 6-0, 194 lbs, McNair High School, Stockton, CA.

QB Micah Wilson, 6-3, 200 lbs, Lincoln Christian School, Tulsa, OK.

DL Chase Hatada, 6-3, 260, Rocklin High School, Rocklin, CA.

CB Robert Lewis, 5-10, 170, Augustus Hawkins High School, Los Angeles, CA.

OL Kole Bailey, 6-5, 285, Twin Falls High, Twin Falls, ID.

RB Robert Mahone, 6-0, 200, Prosper High School, Prosper TX.

WR Julian Carter, 6-3, 190 lbs, Saguaro High School, Scottsdale, AZ.

OL Ezra Cleveland, 6-6, 290 lbs, Bethel High School, Spanaway, WA.

CB Reid Harrison-Ducros, 5-11, 175 lbs, Heritage High School, Colleyville, TX.

LB Tyson Maeva, 6-0, 225 lbs, Cathedral Catholic High, San Diego, CA.

LB Desmond Williams, 6-0, 190 lbs, Centennial High School, Corona, CA.