BOISE – Bryant Lemon played in a Bronco football uniform when his alma mater was known as Boise Junior College. Boise State University announced Thursday that Lemon and his family are donating $1 million to the Bronco Football Complex.
The “Bryant Lemon Recruiting Lounge” will be located at the north end of Bronco Stadium. The facility is expected to be completed in the summer of 2013.
Ground was recently broken on the $22 million football complex, which includes a state-of-the-art, two story building that will house coaches’ offices, meeting rooms, recruiting and player’s lounges, academic center, weight room, athletic training room, equipment and a locker room for the Bronco team.
“The Lemon family’s generosity in supporting our student-athletes is greatly appreciated,” Bronco head football coach Chris Petersen said. “It’s great when former student-athletes remain involved in our program. Their willingness to give back is proof they valued their time at Boise State.”
Lemon is a Boise native who played for the Broncos in 1953 and 1954, helping BJC to a two-year record of 17-1-1.
After get two degrees in engineering, he formed BRYCON Corporation in 1990, one of the largest industrial contractors in the Southwest.