Boise State football coach Bryan Harsin was outwardly proud of this years recruiting class and not just because they can play the game.

Harsin said BSU got smarter because the average GPA of the 2019 class is 3.35 and of the 15 recruits, 11 were team captains, leaders.

Harsin said Boise State also got bigger with an average height of 6-3 1/2 and and average weight of 220 pounds.

Of the 15 resuits five are listed as 4-Star players and the other 10 as 3-Star recruits.In fact 247sports listed the BSU recruiting class as the top among the Group of 5 Teams.

Only one of the recruits is from Idaho but Harsin ponted out he's the best player in the state, Keegan Duncan of Declo. Duncan stands 6-3 and 220lbs and was rated the no.13 player in the country according to 247sports.

Duncan scored 51 touchdowns his senior year including 9 on special teams or defense. He was the Idaho Gatorade Player of the Year.

Another 4-Star recruit is QB Hank Bachmeier from Murrieta, California. As a four year high school started Backmeier threw for more than 13,000 yards and 156 touchdowns.

NAME POS HT WT HOMETOWN (PREVIOUS SCHOOL)
Hank Bachmeier QB 6-2 200 Murrieta, Calif. (Murrieta Valley HS)
Isaiah Bagnah STUD 6-5 245 Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada (Lethbridge Collegiate Institute)
Kaiden Bennett QB 6-0 175 Folsom, Calif. (Folsom HS)
Michael Callahan DL 6-4 255 Yorba Linda, Calif. (Yorba Linda HS)
Ben Dooley OL 6-5 295 Fallon, Nev. (Churchill County HS)
Keegan Duncan RB 6-3 220 Declo, Idaho (Declo HS)
Jacob Golden OL 6-6 285 Peoria, Ariz. (Peoria HS)
Austin Griffin TE 6-7 240 St. George, Utah (Mt. San Antonio College/Snow Canyon HS)
Dylan Hall STUD 6-6 230 Lancaster, Calif. (Antelope Valley HS)
George Holani RB 6-0 195 Bellflower, Calif. (St. John Bosco HS)
Casey Kline OLB 6-4 220 Brawley, Calif. (Brawley Union High School)
Markel Reed CB 6-2 180 Temple, Texas (Temple HS)
JL Skinner S 6-4 205 San Diego, Calif. (Point Loma HS)
Khyheem Waleed WR 6-3 190 Queen Creek, Ariz. (Casteel HS)

Below is a profile of each recuit:

Hank Bachmeier / QB / 6-2 / 200 / Murrieta, Calif. (Murrieta Valley HS)
HIGH SCHOOL CAREER
Four-star prospect according to ESPN, 247Sports and Rivals…among pro-style quarterbacks nationally, rated No. 6 at his position by Rivals, No. 9 by 247Sports and No. 14 by ESPN…rated as the No. 29 overall prospect in California by ESPN, No. 31 by Rivals and No. 45 by 247Sports…four-year starter amassed more than 13,000 yards passing and 2,000 yards rushing during his prep career…completed 797-of-1,182 passes for 13,150 yards (.675), 156 touchdowns and 30 interceptions…also rushed 317 times for 2,190 yards and 32 TDs…his career passing TDs are the most in the history of the CIF Southern Section, breaking the record previously held by JT Daniels of Mater Dei…during his freshman season, completed 162-of-242 passes for 2,854 yards (.669), 36 TDs and eight interceptions…rushed for 215 yards and three TDs on 50 carries…named to the All-CIF Southern Section (West Valley Division) following the season…as a sophomore, completed 234-of-311 passes for 3,892 yards (.752), 46 TDs and three interceptions…rushed 78 times for 679 yards and eight scores…named All-CIF Southern Section (Division 2) following the season…during his junior season, completed 199-of-315 passes for 3,255 yards (.632), 42 TDs and 10 interceptions…picked up 776 rushing yards and 10 TDs on 96 carries…garnered All-CIF Southern Section (Division 1) honors following the season, and was also named Southwestern League Player of the Year…as a senior, completed 202-of-313 passes for 3,149 yards, 32 TDs and nine interceptions en route to Southwestern League Player of the Year honors…rushed for 520 yards and 11 scores on 93 carries.
Isaiah Bagnah / STUD / 6-5 / 245 / Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada (Lethbridge Collegiate Institute)
HIGH SCHOOL CAREER
Three-star recruit according to ESPN and 247Sports…first Lethbridge Collegiate Institute player to sign with a Division I program since former Boise State offensive lineman Jon Gott in 2004…three-year varsity starter for LCI…named All-Canada First Team and a South Alberta High School League All-Star as a junior in 2017…as a senior, named first-team All-Canada and first-team All-Provincial…also played basketball and track and field at LCI…named SAHSL Second Team in basketball in 2017-18.
Kaiden Bennett / QB / 6-0 / 175 / Folsom, Calif. (Folsom HS)
HIGH SCHOOL CAREER
Three-star prospect according to ESPN, 247Sports and Rivals…dual-threat quarterback is rated No. 25 at his position nationally by 247Sports, and No. 31 by ESPN…one of the top 100 recruits in the state of California according to both ESPN (92) and Rivals (97)…two-year starter concluded his career with more than 8,500 yards passing and 2,000 yards rushing…saw action as a sophomore, completing 11-of-13 passes for 227 yards (.846) and two touchdowns…picked up 351 yards and nine TDs on 63 carries…also returned kickoffs, averaging 17.0 yards on 12 returns…junior year, completed 264-of-394 passes for 4,431 yards (.670), 57 TDs and 13 interceptions, helping to lead the Bulldogs to the CIF State Division I-AA Championship…also rushed 188 times for 1,218 yards and 16 scores…named Sacramento Bee All-Metro Offensive Player of the Year, MaxPreps All-Northern California and Sierra Foothill League Co-Offensive Most Valuable Player following the season…in his final prep campaign, completed 197-of-268 passes for 3,993 yards (.735), 60 TDs and just four interceptions en route to a second-straight state
championship…rushed 62 times for 431 yards and 12 TDs…named Offensive Most Valuable Player in the SFL following the season…concluded his prep career with a record of 30-1 as the starter.
Michael Callahan / DL / 6-4 / 255 / Yorba Linda, Calif. (Yorba Linda HS)
HIGH SCHOOL CAREER
Three-star prospect according to 247Sports…rated No. 28 on OCVarsity Hot 150 by Orange County Register…three-year letterwinner…averaged 4.3 tackles per game in his career, including 21 tackles-for-loss and 12 sacks…three-year scholar-athlete…two-year captain…recorded 49 tackles and four sacks as a sophomore…junior year recorded 49 tackles, including 8.5 for-loss, en route to All-CIF First Team Division 7, All-Crestview League First Team and third-team All-Orange County honors…also had 6.0 sacks, four hurries, a forced fumble and a recovered fumble…recorded 69 tackles, including 11.0 for-loss and two sacks as a senior…was also credited with seven quarterback hurries, ultimately earning Crestview League Lineman of the Year honors.
Ben Dooley / OL / 6-5 / 295 / Fallon, Nev. (Churchill County HS)
HIGH SCHOOL CAREER
Three-star prospect according to ESPN and 247Sports…rated No. 11 prospect in Nevada by ESPN and No. 12 by 247Sports…senior captain…Northern League Lineman of the Year playing both offense and defense…second-team all-state and first-team All-Northern League as a junior…also wrestled in high school, winning state championship as a junior and earning all-state honors…state runner-up wrestler as a sophomore.
Keegan Duncan / RB / 6-3 / 220 / Declo, Idaho (Declo HS)
HIGH SCHOOL CAREER
Four-star prospect according to 247Sports…three-star prospect according to ESPN…top-rated recruit in the state of Idaho, per both ESPN and 247Sports…rated the No. 13 athlete in the country according to 247Sports…capped his prep career by winning back-to-back All-Idaho 2A Player of the Year honors and winning back-to-back state championships…was named Idaho’s Gatorade Player of the Year in 2018, and was the USA Today Idaho Offensive Player of the Year in 2017…as a sophomore, rushed for 2,039 yards and 17 touchdowns…also played defense, registering 56 tackles and recording three interceptions…was named first-team All-Idaho (2A) on both offense and defense…as a junior, rushed for 2,843 yards and 29 TDs…also scored nine times on special teams…picked up 3,795 all-purpose yards and had 42 total TDs…senior year, rushed for 2,041 yards…picked up 3,620 all-purpose yards and scored 51 total touchdowns…defensively, had 67 tackles…also a standout in track and field, won 2A state titles in the 200- (22.21) and 400-yard dash (48.7) as a junior.
Jacob Golden / OL / 6-6 / 285 / Peoria, Ariz. (Peoria HS)
HIGH SCHOOL CAREER
Three-star prospect according to 247Sports…rated No. 33 prospect in Arizona by 247Sports…senior captain…following his sophomore season, named first-team 4A West Valley Conference, and was also named second-team all-district…selected 4A second-team all-state, 4A West Valley Conference First Team and all-district first team as a junior…following his final prep campaign, named a Blue-Grey All-
American and to the AZFCA Big 25 Team…offensively, was named 4A first-team all-state, 4A West Valley Conference First Team and all-district…defensively, named second-team 4A West Valley Conference.
Austin Griffin / TE / 6-7 / 240 / St. George, Utah (Mt. San Antonio College/Snow Canyon HS)
MT. SAN ANTONIO COLLEGE CAREER
Four-star prospect according to ESPN and 247Sports…three-star rating from Rivals…top-rated JUCO tight end and No. 11 overall by 247Sports…top-ranked tight end and No. 19 overall by ESPN…ranked No. 30 nationally by Rivals…made 13 catches for 80 yards and one score in six games as a sophomore.
HIGH SCHOOL CAREER
Played wide receiver at Snow Canyon High School in St. George, Utah…member of Rugby Utah Men’s Olympic Development Academy seven-a-side team.
Dylan Hall / STUD / 6-6 / 230 / Lancaster, Calif. (Antelope Valley HS)
HIGH SCHOOL CAREER
Three-star recruit according to ESPN, Rivals and 247Sports…named to the All-CIF Southern Section Division 8 Team as a junior, following a season in which he made 56 tackles – including 10.0 for-loss – with 5.0 sacks, and helped Antelope Valley to the Division 8 title game…as a senior team captain in 2018, recorded 24 tackles, including 5.0 for-loss…also had a sack, forced two fumbles and recovered two more, one of which he returned for a touchdown.
George Holani / RB / 6-0 / 195 / Bellflower, Calif. (St. John Bosco HS)
HIGH SCHOOL CAREER
Four-star recruit according to ESPN and 247Sports…three-star recruit per Rivals…rated No. 17 nationally at his position by 247Sports, and No. 24 by ESPN…rated No. 38 in the state of California by ESPN, and No. 40 by 247Sports…saw action as a sophomore, rushing for 453 yards and five TDs on 43 carries…junior year picked up 1,152 yards and 14 TDs on 167 carries en route to All-CIF Southern Section (Division 1) and first-team All-Trinity League honors…caught 20 passes for 287 yards and six TDs…rushed 136 times for 1,172 yards and 18 touchdowns as a senior…also caught 13 passes for 238 yards and seven scores.
Casey Kline / OLB / 6-4 / 220 / Brawley, Calif. (Brawley Union High School)
HIGH SCHOOL CAREER
Four-star prospect according to ESPN, Rivals and 247Sports…rated as the No. 19 outside linebacker nationally by ESPN and No. 20 by 247Sports…named 2019 ESPN300 and Rivals250…ranked No. 46 in California by 247Sports…two-year captain…as a sophomore, recorded 47 tackles, including four sacks, and had five pass break-ups…as a junior, recorded 26 tackles – including a sack – and had two interceptions, a forced fumble and a fumble recovery…picked up his first of two-straight All-Imperial Valley League honors…final prep campaign, recorded 68 tackles, including 10.0 for-loss and 6.0 sacks…played offense as a junior and senior, passing for 411 yards and four touchdowns as a junior…also rushed for 537 yards for three TDs, and caught three passes for 60 yards and two scores…as a senior, passed for 309 yards and two scores, and rushed for 558 yards and six TDs.
Markel Reed / CB / 6-2 / 180 / Temple, Texas (Temple HS)
HIGH SCHOOL CAREER
Three-star recruit according to ESPN, 247Sports and Rivals…team captain as both a junior and senior…named to All-District 18-5A Second Team as a junior…picked off three passes, broke up 13 more, and recorded 27 tackles as a junior in 2017…as a senior, named first-team All-District 12-6A…also part of the track and field team, competing in long jump and triple jump.
JL Skinner / S / 6-4 / 205 / San Diego, Calif. (Point Loma HS)
HIGH SCHOOL CAREER
Three-star recruit according to ESPN and 247Sports…saw action as a sophomore, recording 17 tackles, including 2.0 for-loss, and an interception…named to All-CIF San Diego Section Second Team and to All-Western League First Team as a junior in 2017…made 33 tackles and intercepted three passes that season…also played wide receiver at Point Loma, making eight catches for 217 yards and two scores as a junior…senior year, named first-team All-CIF San Diego Section, helping to lead Point Loma to a CIF San Diego Section Division II quarterfinal…defensively, recorded 40 tackles and an interception and had five forced fumbles…offensively, had more than 1,000 all-purpose yards and scored 11 touchdowns…honor roll member also lettered three times each in basketball and track and field.
Khyheem Waleed / WR / 6-3 / 190 / Queen Creek, Ariz. (Casteel HS)
HIGH SCHOOL CAREER
Three-star recruit according to ESPN, 247Sports and Rivals…rated as the No. 9 prospect in Arizona per 247Sports, and No. 10 per ESPN…rated top 100 at his position nationally by ESPN, 247Sports and Rivals…as a junior, caught 14 passes for 358 yards and eight TDs en route to first-team 3A All-Region and honorable mention 3A all-conference honors…senior season caught 25 passes for 447 yards and four touchdowns.
Shea Whiting / WR / 6-2 / 180 / Houston (Alief Taylor HS)
HIGH SCHOOL CAREER
Three-star recruit according to ESPN, 247Sports and Rivals…was named first-team all-district as a returner following his sophomore season…playing in only seven games as a junior, caught 35 passes for 554 yards and six TDs en route to unanimous first-team All-District 23-6A honors…was also named team’s co-offensive most valuable player…senior season caught 39 passes for 570 yards and six touchdowns, earning first-team All-District 23-6A honors…was team’s offensive MVP…named a finalist for both the Houston TD Club Scholar-Athlete of the Year and Houston TD Club Athletic Award…Blue-Grey Football All-American…also a standout in track and field, ran on the nation’s second-ranked 4x4 relay team during his junior season.