Day 23: Newcomer Of The Day
Aug. 28, 2015

BOISE, Idaho - Boise State is one week away from its 2015 season opener against Washington. As we're seven days away, today's Lithia Ford Newcomer of the Day is redshirt junior offensive lineman Dan Urquhart.

Urquhart transferred to Boise State from Alderson Broaddus University, a Division II program in Pittsburg, Kan. There, he was part of a Battlers team that went 7-4 in 2014, the program's first winning season since beginning play in Division II a year prior.

He played his prep career at Eden Prairie High School in Eden Prairie, Minn., being named Associated Press Minnesota All-State honorable mention in 2011 after helping Eden Prairie to the Class AAAAA state title.

Bronco fans can get to know Urquhart a little more below, and can follow the latest updates and behind-the-scenes happenings with the many Boise State programs by adding us on Snapchat at "broncoathletics" from a mobile device or tablet.

Name: Dan Urquhart
Number: 68
Position: OL
Hometown: Eden Prairie, Minn.
Last School: Alderson Broaddus
Major: Psychology

Why did you choose Boise State?

When in Boise, it feels like home. The people are nice, the school is revered and the campus is very nice.

What's your favorite Boise State uniform and helmet combo?

The all-black

What is your favorite part about Boise so far?

The community. There is never a dull moment around Boise.

What do you want to do beyond football?

I want to open multiple franchises and businesses.

What is your favorite hobby outside of football?

Fishing

What do you enjoy studying/learning more about outside of school and football?

I like to study and learn about other cultures.

What is your favorite football movie?

"Remember the Titans"

What is the number-one song that gets you pumped up before a game?

"Bad Company" by Five Finger Death Punch

Who has been the most influential figure in your life so far?

My father, a person who has supported me and helped provide the tools for me to be the man I am today.


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