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2017 Boise State football recruiting: Broncos land three-star QB Chase Cord

Boise State did not shy away from a three-star quarterback just because he had a torn ACL in December.

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The Boise State Broncos earned a commitment from three-star quarterback Chase Cord out of Peoria, Arizona, on Memorial Day.

Cord is a pro-style quarterback who had plenty off offers -- 17 in total -- which included most of the Mountain West, Colorado, Utah, Indiana, Oregon State, UTEP and a few Ivy League schools were interested.

"I am very grateful for all the coaches that have presented me with an opportunity to play for their program," Cord said via his twitter account. "I appreciate every offer that I have from colleges that believe in me!

"After talking with my family, constant prayer and soul searching, I have decided to close my recruitment and commit to Boise State University!"

Per 247Sports, he is rated as the 27th best packet passing quarterback in the country, and getting offers from the likes of Harvard and Columbia means he is very smart.

Cord tore his ACL in December and that very likely made teams gun shy to extend an offer to a player who might not play his senior year of high school. He is expected to be cleared by July and ready for his senior year, but some schools may not want to wait to see how he plays on a surgically repaired knee.

The Broncos have time on their side to let him heal up completely as Brett Rypien is going to be the starter for the foreseeable future in Boise.

Cord took his visit to Boise earlier this month and was blown away with what he experienced.

"Being there and seeing the blue field, everyone knows about it and has seen it on TV, but it's not a real thing until you're standing on it," Cord told "I was very appreciative of (the coaches). It was great."

Boise State must have felt comfortable for Cord because that is what he said he was high on his checklist for picking a school.

"I want to feel like I'm at home," Cord said. "I want to be at a school where I'm comfortable, somewhere I want to spend four or five years at. The environment of the school is important."

His junior was amazing as he completed 71.3 percent of his passes for 3,173 yards which comes out to 264.4 yards per game, and completed 52 touchdowns to just six interceptions. He also is a threat in the ground game as he rushed for 1,059 yards at nearly 10 yards a carry and another 13 touchdowns. Cord is extremely mobile for being listed as a pocket passer.

Here are Cord's highlights from his junior year.

Junior Year

Watch Chase Cord's highlights on Hudl.