Bronco Beat

August 6, 2014

Boise State football tailback Jay Ajayi was 'really close' to dismissal in 2011

Boise State junior tailback Jay Ajayi met with the media Wednesday and talked about his heritage (he was born in England and his dad is from Nigeria), his opportunity to compete for a spot with the Nigeria national soccer team, his decision to choose football and America, how close Chris Petersen came to dismissing him from the team and his role on the team now.

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Chadd Cripe is in his 14th season covering Boise State football. He votes in the Associated Press Top 25 and was honored as the top beat writer in the nation by APSE in 2014.