Defensive End DeMarcus Lawrence has become the 16th player to commit to Boise State this season, Blue Football Through and Through has learned.
Lawrence, a 6-4, 250-pound junior college prospect from Butler County Community College in Kansas, has been getting raves from JCFootball.com. He had 66 tackles, 27 for loss, with 10 sacks this season, earning Second-Team JC All-America status. Lawrence excels at the speed rush--he has 4.6 speed! Butler CC finished #2 in the final NJCAA poll.
Lawrence visited Boise State over Thanksgiving weekend. He is the second defensive lineman in the 2012 Boise State class, joining Elliott Hoyte from England. Lawrence redshirted at Butler his first season, so he eligible to play three seasons for the Broncos.
Lawrence chose Boise State over several offers, including Clemson, Oklahoma, Tennessee, South Carolina, Minnesota, Mississippi, Kansas State and South Florida.