Junior corner back Bryan Douglas spoke with the media Wednesday, for the first time since tearing his ACL last season. Douglas discussed his recovery and how it feels to be back on the field for a season in which the Broncos will fill a number of holes in the defensive backfield.
BOISE STATE CAREER
RS SENIOR (2014): Played in eight games this season, starting one...on defense has made eight tackles and broken up a pass, while on special teams he's averaged 20.9 yards over 11 kickoff returns...returned six kickoffs for 135 yards with a long of 28 against Ole Miss (Aug. 28)...had three kickoff returns for a total of 63 yards with a long of 25 against Colorado State (Sept. 6)...made a tackle and broke up a pass against Louisiana (Sept. 20)...had four tackles (one solo) at Air Force (Sept. 27)...assisted on a tackle at Wyoming (Nov. 22).
RS JUNIOR (2013): Appeared in each of the Broncos' 13 games, including starts in each of the first 10...recorded 35 tackles (23 solo) on the season...ranked tied for second with four interceptions, tied for the 39th-most in the country...included were two against UT Martin (Sept. 7)...first multiple-interception game by a Bronco in nearly two years...returned one 33 yards for a touchdown against the Skyhawks...also had interceptions in back-to-back games against Southern Miss (Sept. 28) and Utah State (Oct. 12)...returned eight kickoffs for 293 yards (36.6-yard average) on the season, including a 100-yard touchdown against San Diego State (Nov. 23)...one of only four 100-yard touchdown returns in school history...returned two punts for 21 yards on the season (10.5-yard average)...multiple tackles in nine games, including four with four-or-more...season-high nine tackles (seven solo) against Nevada (Oct. 19)...nine pass break-ups tied for the team high...served as a Game Captain against Air Force (Sept. 13) and New Mexico (Nov. 30).
RS SOPHOMORE (2012): Appeared in each of the Broncos' first eight games of the season before an injury suffered against Wyoming (Oct. 27) ended his season...started each of the first three games of the year...career-high 19 tackles (12 solo) on the season...tied his career high with five tackles against both Michigan State (Aug. 31) and Southern Miss (Oct. 6)...forced a fumble against the Spartans and broke up a pass against Fresno State (Oct. 13)...averaged 25.5 yards on two kickoff returns.
RS FRESHMAN (2011): Appeared in seven games during his debut season with the Broncos, making his first-career start against San Diego State (Nov. 19)...recorded 10 tackles on the season (eight solo), including a career-high five (four solo) against the Aztecs...also had four tackles (all solo) and a pass break-up against Fresno State (Oct. 7).
FRESHMAN (2010): Redshirt season.
HIGH SCHOOL CAREER
Two-time all-conference honoree...earned first-team honors on offense as a senior and second-team honors on defense as a junior...caught 44 passes for 852 yards and four touchdowns as a senior wide receiver...also recorded 52 tackles, 14 pass break-ups and five interceptions in his final high school season...returned one kickoff for touchdown as a senior...as a junior recorded 40 tackles, 11 PBUs and three interceptions...named all-area, all-city and All-Marine League...ranked in the top 100 by Scout.com...rated the No. 7 cornerback in California...ran the 100-meter dash in 10.68 in high school...received the Student-Athlete Award for maintaining a 3.0 grade point average or higher...high school coach was Manuel Douglas.
MAJOR - Communication
BOISE STATE VARSITY LETTERS EARNED - Three