Boise State scores big target

Wide receiver Jack Austin (Chino Hills, Calif.) committed Friday to play for coach Chris Petersen and Boise State, multiple sources report.

Austin's other scholarship offers were from Oregon State, San Diego State, Utah and Utah State. Arizona, Arizona State, California, Duke, UCLA and USC showed interest.

Austin, a huge target at 6-foot-3 and 205 pounds, caught 62 passes for 921 yards and 11 touchdowns during his junior season.

Boise State now has eight pledges.