Arizona DE Talks Boise State

Chaparral HS DE Dylan Cozens (Scottsdale, AZ) was a "sleeper prospect" until earlier this fall when Boise State became the first of many top-level schools to extend an offer to the talented D-lineman. Cozens has taken three official visits and has two more to go, but where does Boise State stand right now? Are the Broncos heavily in the mix? He spoke to BroncoCountry.com about that and more.

Chaparral HS DE Dylan Cozens (Scottsdale, AZ) was a "sleeper prospect" until earlier this fall when Boise State became the first of many top-level schools to extend an offer to the talented D-lineman. Cozens has taken three official visits and has two more to go, but where does Boise State stand right now? Are the Broncos heavily in the mix?

"Oh yeah," he said. "I'd say Boise State is still recruiting me the hardest," he added.

"I actually spoke to Coach Huff, Coach Pete, and Coach K just today," he stated. "They just told me how much they want me and stuff. I called each of them separately. They just wanted to check-in and let me know they're thinking about me."

"Coach Petersen said he really wants me to be a Bronco," said Cozens. "He thinks I'll fit in really well and they already know exactly where they want me. Also, we set-up the in-home visit as well. He's coming the week after the Arizona visit."

The Boise State coaching staff likes his athleticism and "raw talent."

"Coach K likes my athleticism," he said. "He thinks I have that raw talent. I know I have a lot of room to improve, but he sees me as a DE with the ability to stand-up and play some LB as well."

"That's what I like them for," he said with a laugh. "They play great defense."

Ideally, Cozens (6'6, 240, 4.6) would like to make a verbal commitment within a week or so after his last official visit.

"I'm going to Utah on January 13th and U of A on January 22nd," he said. "My plan is to commit sometime soon after my last official visit."

Once again, the family atmosphere at Boise State is a big selling point for recruits.

"The family atmosphere and the winning," he said. "That really stands out to me. Also, Coach Petersen, the area, and the kids on my official were really cool as well. They just treat me like family and that's what I really like about them."

"They told me I could come in and play early," said Cozens. "It's just a great group of guys, a great place to live, and they win more than any team that's recruiting me."

The end of football season means baseball season is right around the corner for Dylan Cozens.

"I'm getting ready for baseball season," he said. "Other than that, I'm just working out," he added.

BroncoCountry.com will continue to have updates on Dylan Cozens.




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