Jerard Rabb turned out to be one of the best junior college
transfers the Broncos have gotten. He
Jadon Daily was another JC in the class who gave the Broncos help at starting center when they needed it most. After an injury to a teammate, Daily stepped in and started all 12 games last season. He was instrumental in the Broncos finishing the regular season second in the nation in scoring (39.42 ppg), sixth in the nation in rushing (222.83 ypg), and 11th in the nation in total offense (424.24 ypg), while leading the WAC in rushing and finishing second in scoring and third in total offense...
Dennis Ellis was a four-star junior college transfer form College of the Canyons. He performed better as he learned the system. Ellis was a starter for most of last year and finished seventh in tackles with 41. He also had 3.5 tackles for loss and two sacks. He also played in 2005 and finished with 10 tackles, 3.5 for loss and 1.5 sacks.
Several freshmen in the class of '05 have already paid huge dividends for the Broncos as well.
(2007) Named first-team preseason All-WAC by CollegeFootballNews.com...
(2006) Started all 13 games at
cornerback for the Broncos...Finished the season fourth on the team in tackles
with 52, while also finishing with 6.5 tackles for loss, two sacks, six pass
breakups, two forced fumbles and an interception. Also returned a blocked extra-point attempt
for a two-point conversion for the second straight season against
(2005) Named second-team Freshman All-America by Scout.com and honorable mention Freshman All-America by the Sporting News...Started 12 of Boise State's 13 games as a true freshman...Named WAC Special Teams Player of the Week after returning a blocked field goal for a touchdown and a blocked extra point for a two-point conversion against Hawai'i...Finished the regular season seventh on the team in tackles with 50, including 41 solo tackles...Also had three tackles for loss, one sack, 11 pass breakups, one forced fumble and an interception that he returned 50 yards for a touchdown...Finished the regular season eighth in the WAC in passes defended with 0.92 per game.
Kyle Wilson (5-10, 190)
(2006) Named honorable mention Freshman All-America by the Sporting News...Started final five games for the Broncos at cornerback...Played in 10 games and finished 10th on the team with 41 tackles, 0.5 tackles for loss, five pass breakups, one forced fumble, one fumble recovery and an interception...Had a career-high 11 tackles in his first career start against Fresno State...Finished with 10 tackles in Boise State's 43-42 win over Oklahoma in the Tostitos Fiesta Bowl..
(2005) Redshirted for the Broncos...
Jeremy Childs (6-0, 196)
Childs has gained 16 pounds since committing to the Broncos. He is slated to not only start this fall but
will be one of the playmakers for the
(2006) Part of Boise State's wide receiver rotation...Finished sixth on the team with 14 catches for 152 yards and a touchdown...
(2005) Redshirted for the Broncos...Rated as the No. 1 incoming recruit in the WAC by Athlon Sports...
Richie Brockel (6-2, 249)
(2005) Redshirted for the Broncos
Nick Lomax (6-6, 224)
(2006) Backup quarterback for the Broncos.
(2005) Redshirted for the Broncos...Named Offensive Scout Team Player of the Year
Paul Lucariello (6-4, 273)
(2006) Backup offensive lineman for the Broncos...Moved to center midway through the season where he was second on the depth chart.
(2005) Redshirted for the Broncos.
Tristan Patin, Nathan Thomas, Aiona Key, Matt Schweitzer and Kyle Seevers are all gone from the team due to injury or other issues. Still, at least three members of this class will start this fall and all are superstars (Scandrick, Childs and Wilson) and the three JC transfers were crucial to the Broncos' Fiesta Bowl win. For this class to remembered as one of the best ever, other members of the group will have to start penetrating the starting lineup and excelling.