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August 6, 2014 1:29 PM

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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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.

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