Boise State announced some additional roster depth for the upcoming season as the Broncos added three freshmen and one transfer.
Coming to Boise State is Arkansas-Little Rock transfer guard James Reid and three freshman, including German 6-foot-10 forward Robin Jorch, 6-foot-3 guard Collin Landry and 6-foot-4 guard Cody Spjute.
The official release from the school mentions that the NCAA is still looking into his eligiblity for the upcoming season. Reid, a 6-foot-3 junior, will sit out the 2015-16 season due to NCAA transfer regulations and play his redshirt senior season next year. Spjute is coming off of a two-year mission after winning back-to-back state titles while Landry will add practice depth.
The addition of Jorch is intriguing for Boise State out of this group because he’s a 6-foot-10 forward who can stretch the floor and he has significant international experience. Jorch has been a mainstay with the German national team and led the Germans in minutes (25.2 mpg) during the 2014 FIBA U20 European Championships. Jorch averaged 9.1 points and 3.4 rebounds and shot 35.5 percent from 3-point range.
Given that Boise State loves to shoot 3-pointers and their frontcourt backups are unproven, Jorch could be a potential stretch option if he’s eligible and sees the floor. Reid should help provide shooting in his final season and he’ll be an experienced replacement once he’s eligible.
It’s hard to say if Spjute and Landry will see many minutes, as they just joined the team this week for workouts.