A crazy week of commitments continued for the Boise State football team on Tuesday night when three-star offensive lineman Ezra Cleveland of Spanaway (Bethel High) committed to the Broncos.
Cleveland is the fourth commit in the past five days and the eighth overall to Boise State's 2016 recruiting class.
"It feels really good," Cleveland told the Idaho Press-Tribune. "It's a big weight off my shoulders. It was cool at first getting all the offers, but it was getting stressful so it came down to decision time. I kind of knew I always wanted to go to Boise State."
The 6-foot-6, 270-pound Cleveland is listed as a three-star prospect from Scout.com. He was being recruited by schools on both the offensive and defensive lines, but said Boise State sees him as an offensive tackle.
Cleveland held offers from Washington State, Oregon State, Utah State, Nevada and others. He said Oregon and Washington were both close to offering, but decided to go where he felt wanted.
Offensive line coach Scott Huff told him he was their No. 1 choice at offensive tackle, Cleveland said.
"I got along with coach Huff and the coaches very well on my visit," Cleveland said of an unofficial visit to Boise State in early June. "The facilities are top of the line. They are right up there with all the Pac 12 schools."
Cleveland joins Kole Bailey as offensive line commits for Boise State in the 2016 class. Bailey committed on Friday night, starting a string of four commitments in five days for the Broncos.
"It just felt right," Cleveland said.
Verbal commitments are non-binding until a National Letter of Intent is signed on National Signing Day next February.