There is a reason that Boise State is playing Oklahoma in a BCS Bowl game this season and has been consistently one of the winningest programs in the west over the last several years. The simple reason is they do a great job identifying talent and then developing their players into winners.
The Broncos struck paydirt again with the verbal commitment of wide receiver/defensive back/return man Titus Young (5-10, 165, 4.45) from Los Angeles (Calif.) University.
Young earned all-state and all-city after having a sensational senior season.
As a wide receiver, Young had 66 receptions for 1,359 yards and 10 touchdowns. He rushed for 49 yards and had two rushing touchdowns.
On defense, Young was just as productive racking up 97 tackles, 11 interceptions, eight pass deflections and one sack. He had 245 interception return yards and two picks back to the house.
Young was deadly to the opposition returning punts. He returned 18 for 392 yards and scored three touchdowns. He also had 11 kickoff returns for 363 yards and one more touchdown.
Young chose Boise State over offers from Oregon, Washington, Washington State, Arizona State and Nevada.
Young was scheduled to take visits to Washington, Washington State, Oregon and Arizona State but it doesn't look like he will be taking anymore trips.
"I loved Boise State," Young said. "They have wonderful coaches and a wonderful town.
"The Boise State fans love you and I have a great chance to play as a true frosh," Young said. "I'm going to take this great opportunity."
Young's former high school teammate and good friend Jason Robinson was his host at Boise State.
"Jason showed me a real great time in Boise," Young said. "It was cold, but it was a good cold. I can't wait to get to Boise and shock the world."