NFL Draft Enters Final Day
April 30, 2015

2015 Broncos To The NFL Tracker

BOISE, Idaho - The 2015 NFL Draft enters its final day Saturday at Chicago's Auditorium Theatre with coverage of rounds four to seven on ESPN.

Boise State has nine players waiting to take the next step in their football careers as this weekend unfolds, either by hearing their name during the draft or by signing an undrafted free agent (UFA) deal with a team following the draft's conclusion.

Fans can follow where the Broncos end up at the 2015 Broncos To The NFL Tracker page above.

Running back Jay Ajayi, who earned seven All-America honors for his record-breaking 2014 campaign, leads the pack as various publications and draft experts have him projected to go as early as the second round.

Quarterback Grant Hedrick, wide receiver Matt Miller, cornerbacks Bryan Douglas and Cleshawn Page, kicker Dan Goodale, defensive end Beau Martin, linebacker Blake Renaud and tight end Connor Peters have also worked out for scouts, most notably at Boise State's Pro Day on March 18, and will await their destinations.

Jay Ajayi
RB • 6-0 • 216 • Plano, Texas (Frisco Liberty HS)
Career: Finished his Boise State career ranked in top 10 of nine categories: rushing touchdowns (50, T-second), 200-yard rushing games (2, second), touchdowns (55, third), 100-yard rushing games (17, T-third), rushing yards (3,796, fourth), yards per carry (5.60, fourth), rushing attempts (678, fifth), scoring (330 points, fifth) and all-purpose yards (4,583, eighth)...earned seven All-America nods, garnering spots on second team of FOX Sports, Sporting News and USA TODAY Sports, third-team selections from the Associated Press, Athlon Sports and Phil Steele, and honorable mention from Sports Illustrated...finalist for the Earl Campbell Tyler Rose Award, also a Doak Walker Award semifinalist...two-time All-MW First Team selection (2013-14)...three-time MW Offensive Player of the Week (Sept. 8, Sept. 21, Dec. 1) in 2014...turned in the greatest season by a running back in Boise State history in 2014, setting school single-season records for rushing yardage (1,823), rushing touchdowns (28), all-purpose yardage (2,358) and carries (347), and tying for first in total touchdowns (32)...became only player in FBS history to accumulate 1,800 rushing yards and 500 receiving yards in a single season...led the FBS in scoring (13.7 points per game), ranked second in rushing touchdowns, fourth in rushing yards and fifth in all-purpose yardage and ninth in rushing yards per game (130.2)...posted two games of 200-or-more rushing yards (Sept. 6 vs. Colorado State, Nov. 29 vs. Utah State) and a Boise State single-season record of 10 games with 100-plus yards...caught 50 passes for 535 yards and four touchdowns in 2014 ... carried 22 times for 134 yards and three touchdowns in Boise State's VIZIO Fiesta Bowl win over No. 10 Arizona (Dec. 31).
 
Bryan Douglas
CB • 5-9 • 176 • Los Angeles, Calif. (Narbonne HS)
Career: Appeared in 37 games over his Bronco career...recorded four interceptions with 72 tackles (47 solo) and 12 passes defended in his career...enjoyed his finest season as a junior in 2013, intercepting four passes, making 35 tackles (23 solo) and breaking up nine passes...one of those interceptions was returned 33 yards for a touchdown against UT Martin (Sept. 7, 2013)...also featured as a kick returner over his final two seasons...returned 28 kickoffs for an average of 25.5 yards with one touchdown, that coming on a 100-yard return against San Diego State (Nov. 23, 2013).
 
Dan Goodale
K • 5-10 • 195 • Boise, Idaho (Timberline HS)
Career: Finished his career third all-time at Boise State with 174 PATs and seventh with 282 points... became the 15th player in Boise State history to reach 200 career points when he hit a pair of PATs at Air Force (Sept. 27, 2014)...made 80.0 percent of his field-goal attempts (36-for-45) over his career and 93.5 percent of his PATs (174-for-186)...also finished with 106 touchbacks on 215 kickoffs, including a national-best 65 touchbacks in 2014...also was ninth in the country in touchback percentage (63.1 percent - 65-for-103) in 2014...scored 115 points in 2014, making for the sixth-highest single-season total in Boise State history, while his 67 PATs were the third-most...two-time All-Mountain West honorable mention (2013-14)...named Mountain West Special Teams Player of the Week (Nov. 10, 2014), Boise State's first such selection since joining the Mountain West in 2011...went 16-for-21 (76.2 percent) on field-goal tries and 67-for-70 on PATs in 2014...in 2013 he led the Mountain West and ranked 15th in the country with a FG success rate of 89.5 percent (17-for-19).
 
Grant Hedrick
QB • 6-0 • 195 • Independence, Ore. (Central HS)
Career: Finished in top 10 of five Boise State career categories: completion percentage (70.2, first), total offense (6,627, sixth), completions (475, sixth), passing yards (5,656, sixth) and attempts (677, sixth)...his 2014 campaign featured him finishing in the school's single-season top 10 in five categories: total offense (4,288, second), completions (294, second), passing yards (3,696, fourth), completion percentage (70.8, fourth) and attempts (415, fifth)...led the nation in completion percentage (70.8), ranked seventh in yards per pass attempt (8.91), ninth in passing efficiency (157.20), 13th in passing yardage and 14th in total offense (306.3 yards per game)...led Mountain West in completion percentage, ranked second in passing yardage, passing efficiency, passing touchdowns (23)... Started all 14 games...named to the All-Mountain West Second Team in 2014, as well as earning one Mountain West Offensive Player of the Week (Nov. 10, 2014)...completed 294-of-415 passes for 3,696 yards and 23 touchdowns with 14 interceptions...rushed for 592 yards and eight touchdowns to cap his final season...racked up 498 yards of total offense, the fourth-highest single-game total in Boise State history, at New Mexico (Nov. 8, 2014), passing for 367 yards and four touchdowns and rushing for a career-high 131 yards and two scores in 60-49 win...completed his first 14 passes in Boise State's VIZIO Fiesta Bowl win over No. 10 Arizona (Dec. 31), finishing the game 24-for-34 for 309 yards and touchdown...in 2013 he completed 69.0 percent of his passes for 1,825 yards and 16 touchdowns...highlighted the year with a 32-for-44, 382-yard performance against Oregon State in the Sheraton Hawai'i Bowl.
 
Beau Martin
DE • 6-2 • 254 • Denver, Colo. (JK Mullen HS / CSU-Pueblo)
Career: Appeared in 39 games during his career at Boise State, making 16 starts...played his first season at CSU-Pueblo in 2010, where he was named RMAC Defensive Freshman of the Year, before transferring to Boise State and redshirting the 2011 campaign...recorded 72 tackles (48 solo) with 12.0 sacks and 23.5 tackles-for-loss during his Boise State career...enjoyed his best season as a senior in 2014, starting all 14 games at defensive end, finishing second on the team with 5.5 sacks and third with 12.0 tackles-for-loss...recorded 36 tackles (26 solo) while also picking off a pass in the Sports Authority Mountain West Football Championship against Fresno State, and was named All-Mountain West honorable mention.
 
Matt Miller
WR • 6-3 • 220 • Helena, Mont. (Capital HS)
Career: Boise State's career leader in receptions (244), second all-time in receiving yards (3,049) and third in touchdown receptions (29)...became Boise State's all-time leader in receptions on Sept. 6 against Colorado State, passing Austin Pettis (229)...set Boise State's single-season record with 88 receptions in 2013...in 2014 was the Broncos' leading receiver with 28 catches, 461 yards and three touchdowns before suffering a season-ending injury on Sept. 27 at Air Force...appeared in 44 games, starting 37 of those, during his career, and was named to the All-Mountain West Second Team in 2012 and All-Mountain West honorable mention in 2013...caught 88 passes for 1,140 yards (third-highest single-season total in school history) and 12 touchdowns (fourth-most in a season in school history) in 2013...snagged five touchdowns among his 66 receptions for 769 yards in 2012...as a redshirt freshman in 2011, was named to the FWAA Freshman All-America First Team and Yahoo Sports Freshman All-America Second Team after catching 62 passes for 679 yards and nine touchdowns.
 
Cleshawn Page
CB • 5-9 • 174 • Los Angeles, Calif. (Dorsey HS / LA Harbor College)
Career: Played in 23 games over his two-year Boise State career...played his first two seasons at Los Angeles Harbor College before transferring to Boise State ahead of the 2013 campaign...recorded 34 tackles (23 solo) with two interceptions during his two years with the Broncos...as a senior in 2014, made 25 tackles (20 solo) and intercepted a pair of passes, including a first-half pick that led to a Boise State touchdown in the VIZIO Fiesta Bowl win over Arizona...tied for second on the team with seven pass breakups in 2014.
 
Connor Peters
TE • 6-4 • 242 • Antioch, Calif. (De La Salle HS / Laney College)
Career: Appeared in 34 games, making five starts, over his three years at Boise State...played his first season of college football at Laney College in 2011 before transferring to Boise State ahead of the 2012 campaign...at Boise State played most of his downs as a blocking tight end for the Broncos' potent rushing attack, helping spring Jay Ajayi to a pair of 1,000-yard seasons...made seven catches for 58 yards as a junior in 2013...at Laney College he caught 13 passes for 151 yards and two touchdowns, earning unanimous all-conference honors at tight end and being named Laney's Outstanding Offensive Freshman
 
Blake Renaud
LB • 6-2 • 247 • Concord, Calif. (De La Salle HS)
Career: Played in 46 games, making 16 starts, over his four-year Boise State career...played as a true freshman in 2011, burning his redshirt in the season opener against Georgia on Sept. 3...for his career, made 120 tackles (63 solo) with 2.0 sacks and 8.0 tackles-for-loss...as a senior in 2014, made 39 tackles (20 solo) with a pair of sacks and 6.5 TFL...in 2012, made a career-high 46 tackles (26 solo) and broke up three passes...at Boise State's Pro Day in 2015, worked out for NFL scouts at fullback.


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