Spring Practice Players of the Day: April 2

April 3, 2014

BOISE, Idaho - Boise State's list of spring standouts continued to grow on Wednesday, as three players picked up first time recognition honors as players of the day.

On offense, redshirt sophomore guard Travis Averill helped pave the way for an attacking group of running backs in Wednesday's practice, and was named Offensive Player of the Day. Junior defensive tackle Armand Nance was recognized as the Defensive Player of the Day. On special teams, redshirt freshman wide receiver David McKinzie joined Averill and Nance with first-time honors, blocking a punt in earning Special Teams Player of the Day honors.

For the second-straight practice, wide receiver Matt Miller grabbed Playmaker honors, hauling in another highlight reel catch. The Ballhawk award was a split decision between cornerbacks Bryan Douglas and Donte Deayon. Deayon had a handful of pass break-ups, while Douglas came up with high degree of difficulty interception in one of the team periods.

As for the Group of the Day, the Bronco running backs were singled out for their effort, intensity and production. It marked the group's second spring practice award, joining the linebackers as the two repeat groups this spring.

Boise State has Thursday off from practice, before returning to the field Friday afternoon. The team will practice at 4 p.m. on Friday, while also hosting more than 200 high school coaches as part of the Paul Rebholtz Coaching Clinic that the Broncos put on each year.

The Broncos will also scrimmage Saturday at 5 p.m., and the scrimmage is open to Boise State student and faculty/staff.

The annual Blue-Orange Spring Game is scheduled for Saturday, April 12th at 5 p.m.

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