Seevers re-injures shoulder, won't attend Boise St

Kyle Seevers, the six foot, six inch quarterback from Lincoln County High School in Pacaca, Nev. has re-injured his already surgically repaired shoulder and will not take his scholarship to Boise State this fall.

While playing a pick-up basketball game near the end of the school year, Seevers went to the rim and pulled his shoulder out of place, tearing the labrum muscle that has been surgically repaired twice already in the past year.

"Kyle was just goofing off and jumped up and hit the rim with his arm," Jeff Seevers, Kyle's father said.

Not ready to go through another surgery so soon after the last two, Kyle says that he will forgo his scholarship and not enroll at Boise State because of financial reasons.

"I'm going to enroll at (University of Nevada-Reno) and start my pre-dental to become a dentist," Seevers said. "Right now I'm just more interested in getting an education."

Seevers was the first student-athlete to accept a scholarship for the 2005 recruiting class back in June 2004 after leading Lincoln High to the state championship his junior year. Seevers threw for nearly 2,000 yards and 27 touchdowns his junior year, but sat out his entire senior year because of the surgically repaired shoulder. He would have grey-shirted this coming season for the Broncos and joined the team in the offseason.

Seevers will take the Millennium Scholarship offered to in-state residents in Nevada that have over a 3.0 GPA in high school.

Jeff Seevers stated that the cost to send Kyle to Boise State without a scholarship was too much for the family.

Seevers and his family have informed the coaching staff at Boise State of their decision to not accept the scholarship, and his father stated that head coach Dan Hawkins was saddened by the injury, but wished Kyle the best in his future.

"We could have sent Kyle up there without saying anything, but that just wouldn't have been right," his father said.

Kyle did make a statement to the Boise State coaches, and most importantly, the fans.

"I'd like to thank the coaches for all of this. They stuck with me. Hopefully I can walk-on somewhere in the future.

"I just want to thank the fans for their support. They've always had nice things to say about me."

The Broncos do have one more quarterback recruit coming in this fall. Nick Lomax from Oregon will join Jared Zabransky, Taylor Tharp, Bush Hamden and Cade Woolstenhulme as the signal callers for the Broncos this fall.


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