D.J. Harper to Play in Texas vs. Nation All-Star Game

                BOISE, Idaho - Former Boise State running back D.J. Harper will be back in action tomorrow (Feb. 2, Saturday) when he plays in the Texas vs. Nation All-Star game.

                Kickoff is 12:30 p.m. (MT) at Eagle Stadium in Allen, Texas.  No live television broadcast is scheduled for the game.

                A native of Cypress, Texas, (Cypress Creek HS), Harper is a member of the Texas team and will be wearing #24. 

                Last year as a senior for the Broncos, Harper started all 13 games and led the team in rushing with 1,137 yards, 15 touchdowns and a per-carry average of 5.0 to earn All-Mountain West Conference honorable mention honors.  He also caught 23 passes for 163 yards and one touchdown, and returned seven kickoffs for 188 yards and a 26.9 per-return average.

                Because of two early season ending knee injuries in 2009 and 2010, Harper was granted a sixth year of eligibility prior to the 2012 season. 

Playing in a school record 54 games, Harper finished his career with 2,792 rushing yards to rank eighth all-time at Boise State, and 39 rushing touchdowns to rank fourth on the all-time.

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