Boise State Football

Boise State football picks up defensive end from Portland

Statesman staff

Kayode Rufai, a 6-foot-3, 230-pound defensive end from Portland’s Lincoln High verbally committed to the Boise State football team Saturday night.

Rufai, who also played tight end, had offers from Oregon State and Wyoming. Rivals.com ranked him one of the state of Oregon’s top 10 recruits. Signing Day for football is Wednesday.

2016 RECRUITING CLASS

Signed letter of intent

▪ OL Will Adams, 6-7, 303, Sr., Auburn (Tyrone, Ga.)

▪ WR Cedrick Wilson Jr., 6-3, 190, Jr., Coffeyville CC (Memphis, Tenn.)

▪ OL Kole Bailey, 6-5, 285, Fr., Twin Falls High

▪ LB Tyson Maeva, 6-0, 230, Cathedral Catholic High (San Diego)

Commitments

▪ DL Chase Hatada, 6-3, 260, Rocklin (Calif.) High

▪ CB Robert Lewis, 5-10, 170, Augustus Hawkins High (Los Angeles)

▪ RB Robert Mahone, 6-0, 200, Prosper (Texas) High

▪ WR Julian Carter, 6-2, 175, Saguaro High (Scottsdale, Ariz.)

▪ OL Ezra Cleveland, 6-6, 270, Bethel High (Spanaway, Wash.)

▪ CB Reid Harrison-Ducros, 5-11, 175, Heritage High (Colleyville, Texas)

▪ LB/S Desmond Williams, 6-0, 190, Centennial High (Corona, Calif.)

▪ TE Nick Crabtree, 6-6, 250, Huntington Beach (Calif.) High

▪ LB Ali'i Niumatalolo, 6-2, 225, Broadneck HS (Annapolis, Md.)

▪ DE Derriyon Shaw, 6-4, 225, Legacy High (Las Vegas)

▪ K/P Joel Velazquez, 6-1, 225, Trabuco Hills High (Mission Viejo, Calif.)

▪ DT Danielson Auelua, 6-2, 285, jr., Mesa CC (Alpine, Utah)

▪ DB De'Andre Pierce, 5-11, 175, Long Beach Poly HS (Palos Verdes, Calif.)

▪ TE John Bates, 6-6, 215, Lebanon (Ore.) HS

▪ QB Jake Constantine, 6-1, 180, Camarillo (Calif.) HS

▪ RB Alexander Mattison, 6-0, 200, San Bernardino (Calif.) HS

▪ OL Austin Dixon, 6-7, 265, Corona del Sol HS (Tempe, Ariz.)

▪ DL Emmanuel Fesili, 6-2, 280, Long Beach (Calif.) Poly HS

▪ DL Josh Fatu, 6-2, 280, jr., Long Beach CC (Long Beach, Calif.)

▪ OL Donte Harrington, 6-3, 295, San Clemente (Calif.) HS

▪ DE Kayode Rufai, 6-3, 230, Lincoln HS (Portland, Ore.)

Note: Boise State is believed to have more commitments who haven't publicly announced their decisions.

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