UPDATE: Boise State football player charged with two misdemeanors

July 11, 2014 

Boise State linebacker Mat Boesen was arrested the night of July 10 and charged with two misdemeanors, resisting or obstructing officers and inattentive or careless driving, according to the Ada County Sheriff's Office website.

He was cited by Boise Police. He is out of the Ada County Jail. He is due in court on July 31.

According to Boise Police, here is what happened:

"A Boise Police bike officer witnessed the driver of a vehicle speeding westbound on East Jefferson Street, going approximately 45 mph in a residential area posted at 20 mph. The officer who was riding eastbound, waved continuously at the approaching driver in an effort to communicate he wanted the driver to stop. The driver failed to stop and, as the officer turned around to follow the vehicle, the driver made an abrupt right turn onto Fort Street from the left lane on Jefferson (a lane designated and marked for straight or left turns). The officer caught up to the vehicle on 9th Street at West Jefferson and was able to stop the vehicle. The driver, identified as Boesen was arrested for failing to stop for an officer when directed to do so and for inattentive driving."

Boesen, a redshirt freshman, is from Torrance, Calif. The 6-foot-4, 227-pound linebacker did not play last season.

Linebacker is one of the Broncos' deepest positions, and Boesen is not among their top six linebackers.

Boise State is aware of the report, according to a spokesman.

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