Trip Report: Ricky Tjong-A-Tjoe

Boise Senior HS DT Ricky T-jong-A-Tjoe (Boise, ID) was on the BSU campus over the weekend for his official visit. The Bronco coaches are hoping to close the deal and sign yet another top prospect for the 2009 recruiting class. Tjong-A-Tjoe spoke to about his official visit to Boise State.

Boise Senior HS DT Ricky Tjong-A-Tjoe (Boise, ID) was on the BSU campus over the weekend and the Broncos certainly improved their odds of getting a commitment from the standout DT. "I've been there a lot," he said. "I met a lot of players. My host was Jeron Johnson."

A visit to Chris Petersen's house was a highlight of the trip. "It was fun to go to Coach Pete's," he said. "I met his wife and kids. We played some Guitar Hero and ping-pong."

Ricky (6'4 295) shared a hotel room with (Bronco commit) Geraldo Hiwat. "Me and Geraldo shared a hotel room," he said. "We talked a lot. We were together a good bit. Geraldo told me a lot of good things about Boise State," he added.

Overall, Ricky really connected with the players at Boise State. "I felt close to those guys," he said. "The second I came in it was fun. I really felt a comfort level around them."

This week has certainly been busy for Tjong-A-Tjoe and it's only going to get busier with Chris Petersen and an Oregon coach coming for an in-home visit.

"The in-home visit went good with (Washington State Head Coach) Coach Wulff," he said. "Coach Pete is coming on Wednesday. I'm looking forward to it. I always enjoy talking to Coach Pete. He's really funny."

At this time, Ricky isn't sure which Oregon coach is coming for the visit. will continue to have updates on Ricky Tjong-A-Tjoe.

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