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Two Boise State football standouts get invites to NFL Scouting Combine

Harsin on Vander Esch: 'We're behind him all the way'

Boise State linebacker Leighton Vander Esch announced that he’s leaving school a year early to enter the NFL Draft. Boise State football head coach Bryan Harsin said the Broncos backed his decision.
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Boise State linebacker Leighton Vander Esch announced that he’s leaving school a year early to enter the NFL Draft. Boise State football head coach Bryan Harsin said the Broncos backed his decision.

Former Boise State linebacker Leighton Vander Esch and wide receiver Cedrick Wilson have been invited to the NFL Scouting Combine.

Vander Esch decided to leave Boise State a year early after a breakout junior season that included Mountain West Defensive Player of the Year honors. The former walk-on from Salmon River High in Riggins will participate in on-field workouts at the combine March 4. He’ll arrive in Indianapolis on March 1 to begin interviews and medical testing and do the bench press March 3.

Wilson, a junior college transfer who set a school record for receiving yards in a season, arrives Feb. 28 and does his on-field workout March 3.

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