Posted: Friday August 3, 2012 6:19 PM

Boise State receiver to miss 4 games for violation

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BOISE, Idaho (AP) - Boise State receiver Geraldo Boldewijn (BOLD-uh-vine) will miss the first four games of the season for violating NCAA rules for players getting extra benefits.

Team officials said Friday that Boldewijn accepted help from his high school host family when he booked a plane trip home to the Netherlands last December. Boldewijn has repaid the family for the flight.

Boldewijn is a junior who grew up in Amsterdam but enrolled in a Boise high school to play prep football in hopes of earning a college scholarship. He missed games last season while the NCAA evaluated his eligibility.

Coach Chris Petersen also delivered some disappointing news about senior center Cory Yriarte (WHY-artee). Petersen says Yriarte injured his knee in summer conditioning drills and will miss the season.
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