Boise State linebacker Leighton Vander Esch (38) participates in defensive drills during the final scrimmage and Fan Appreciation Day held at Alberstons Stadium in Boise. Saturday August, 26, 2017.
Boise State linebacker Leighton Vander Esch (38) participates in defensive drills during the final scrimmage and Fan Appreciation Day held at Alberstons Stadium in Boise. Saturday August, 26, 2017. Kyle Green kgreen@idahostatesman.com
Boise State linebacker Leighton Vander Esch (38) participates in defensive drills during the final scrimmage and Fan Appreciation Day held at Alberstons Stadium in Boise. Saturday August, 26, 2017. Kyle Green kgreen@idahostatesman.com
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Dave Southorn joined the Idaho Statesman staff in 2013 and has covered Boise State athletics since 2005. A 2004 University of Colorado graduate, he focuses on the Broncos' basketball and football teams.