Advertise Here


Boise running back transfers to WSU

From Pullman — Former Boise State running back Aaron Baltazar will transfer to Washington State, WSU announced on Wednesday. Baltazar must sit out the 2014 season per NCAA transfer rules, then will have three years of eligibility remaining.

More on WSU's new running back after the jump.

Baltazar contributed as a freshman for the Broncos, rushing for 234 yards and two touchdowns on 50 carries in five games. The 5-foot-10, 215 pound freshman also caught five passes for 19 yards, and returned one kickoff for 24 yards before suffering a season-ending knee injury. 

His best games were the season opener at Washington where he rushed for 49 yards on 10 carries, and a breakout game at Fresno State that saw him pick up 92 yards and two scores on 18 carries.

Baltazar played his prep ball for Eastlake High School in Chula Vista, Calif., rushing for 1,855 yards and 23 touchdowns as a senior. According to, Baltazar also had scholarship offers from UCLA and UW coming out of high school.

Please keep it civil. Don't post comments that are obscene, defamatory, threatening, off-topic, an infringement of copyright or an invasion of privacy. Read our forum standards and community guidelines.

You must be logged in to post comments. Please log in here or click the comment box below for options.

comments powered by Disqus
« Back to SportsLink

Get blog updates by email

About this blog

SportsLink is your portal into sports news around the Inland Northwest and beyond. You'll find updates, notes and opinions, and plenty of reader feedback.


Latest comments »

Read all the posts from recent conversations on SportsLink.


Jim Allen (@srjimallen) Sports reporter Jim Allen's primary coverage areas are Eastern Washington University football and men's basketball, and college and high school soccer. He also contributes to the SportsLink Blog.

Recent work by Jim

Jim Meehan (@srjimm) Jim Meehan's coverage areas include Gonzaga University men's basketball, Spokane Shock football, golf and volleyball. He also contributes to the SportsLink Blog.

Recent work by Jim

Chris Derrick Chris Derrick is a sports reporter. His primary coverage areas are the Spokane Chiefs, Spokane Indians, women's basketball and high school softball and volleyball. He also contributes to the SportsLink Blog.

Recent work by Chris

Sean Kramer Sean Kramer is a freelance correspondent who covers the University of Idaho football team and men's basketball team.

Recent work by Sean

Vince Grippi is the online producer for SportsLink, a product of The Spokesman-Review.

Search this blog
Subscribe to this blog
Advertise Here