Boise State Football

Boise State football adds another standout from Portland

For the second straight day, the Broncos team received a verbal commitment from a Portland-area recruit. Jesuit High athlete Jordan Happle committed to the Broncos on Sunday, just hours after receiving an offer while on his official visit.

Happle likely will play defensive back. He was the two-time Metro League Defensive Player of the Year as a safety while also playing receiver, adding 636 receiving yards this season for the 6A state champs. According to The Oregonian, Happle (6-foot-2, 190 pounds) also had offers from Eastern Washington, Hawaii and Montana State.

The Broncos received a commitment Saturday from Portland defensive end Kayode Rufai (Lincoln High) and earlier this month from Lebanon (Ore.) tight end John Bates.

Also Sunday, linebacker commitment Ali’i Niumatalolo said he will enroll this summer and take his church mission in the spring. Signing day for football is Wednesday.

BOISE STATE 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.)

DB Jordan Happle, 6-2, 190, Jesuit HS (Portland, Ore.)

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

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