For OL James Magee, Boise State Is 'Dream College'

Fullerton HS OL James Magee (Anaheim, CA) visited The Blue for Junior Day last weekend & came away impressed. So much so that he said Boise State is his #1 school at this time. He spoke to about the Junior Day experience & more.

Fullerton HS OL James Magee (Anaheim, CA) visited The Blue for Junior Day last weekend and came away impressed. So much so that he said Boise State is his #1 school at this time.

"Boise State is my dream college," he said. "I love the tradition of winning and I see myself as a winner so I like that," he added.

"We got there at 10 am on Saturday and attended the spring practice scrimmage," he stated. "I really paid attention to the tackles and guards. The offense was struggling against the defense, so Coach Huff was showing them what they were doing wrong."

"Coach Huff is a great guy," said Magee. "He just had knee surgery so he wasn't real accessible, but I've emailed him a few times. I think I would fit in well with his style. They run a lot of inside zone, pull and chug, and I work well with that."

The talented O-lineman is still looking for his first D1 offer, but says a few schools may be close to offering.

"NAU and EWU have been showing interest," he said. "I went to the NAU camp last year and got invited for an unofficial visit. EWU has been showing more interest lately and a little bit from Fresno State too."

"Boise State found me because I signed up for a site called Under-recruited Preps," said Magee. "They contacted me after that and asked me to come up for the Junior Day."

"My mom came with me on the visit," he said. "She thought it was a great experience. We really enjoyed the weather while there. It was real nice. Boise has a lot more people than I thought."

The Bronco coaching staff has told Magee that they feel he moves very well for a big man.

"They said I move very well for a big man," he said. "I weigh 316 so it's obviously important to have good feet placement and move quickly. They feel I'm good at that."

Magee (6'3, 316) and his teammates finished the 2015 season with a 4-6 record, but the talented O-lineman feels they'll be much improved in 2016.

"We had a lot of injuries last season," he said. "We made it to the CIF semifinals two years ago, so we know how to win. It's just a matter of staying healthy and having better leadership."

"We have a lot of talent coming back," said Magee. "We return four O-linemen and the defense should be real good. I'm excited."

In the meantime, Magee says the main thing he wants to focus on is leadership.

"We need better leadership," he said. "I plan to lead by example, but I'll definitely offer some critique to the younger guys so I can help them become better," he added. will continue to have updates on James Magee. has been covering Boise State sports since 2002. You can keep up to date on the latest Boise State news by following publisher Kevin Hiatt @Kevin_Hiatt, and lead reporter Chase Glorfield @ChaseGlorfield on twitter, by liking and following our Facebook page at BoiseStateBroncosOnScout, and by keeping your browser on the BroncoCountry website and message board. If you're a recruit who wants to create, or update a profile, or if you just have Boise State recruiting information to share, email Kevin and Chase at

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