23 - Blair Bomber
Blair Bomber
Height: 5-8
Weight: 170
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Lynden, Wash.
High School: Lynden HS '10
Previous College: Washington State
Position: WR
Experience: 1L/TR*

*** Academic Honors Candidate ***

2014: Listed as a starter at wide receiver on the preseason depth chart and could return punts. In three spring scrimmages he caught eight passes for 92 yards and two touchdowns.

2013: Was named to the Big Sky Conference All-Academic team. Played in 11 games as a backup wide receiver, catching five passes for 79 yards and a touchdown. He had three grabs for 66 yards and a 47-yard touchdown catch versus Oregon State (8/31/13) in EWU’s stunning 49-46 victory over the 25th-ranked Beavers. His score gave EWU a 43-39 lead with 10:30 to play.

Washington State: Left the WSU program a few weeks after the 2012 season started. He did not play, nor did he play in 2011 after suffering a knee injury in the spring which required surgery. He redshirted in 2010, earning Scout Team Offensive Player of the Week accolades against California.

HS: Graduated from Lynden HS in 2010. He helped lead Lynden to a trio of WIAA State 2A Championships, and a collective record of 46-7 overall and 28-3 in the Northwest Conference. As a senior, he was a first team 2A All-State selection at wide receiver and honorable mention as a defensive back by the Associated Press (2A). He also earned All-State honors as a defensive back by the Seattle Times (all classifications), Tacoma News-Tribune (all classifications) and EvergreenStatePreps.com (3A-and-under). He was named by the Seattle Times as a “Red Chip” selection as one of the top 22 prospects in the state of Washington. In addition, he was a three-star prospect according to Scout.com and was rated the No. 20 prospect in the state of Washington. He earned first team All-Northwest Conference honors at both wide receiver and defensive back, and also garnered All-Whatcom County honors. He caught 57 passes for 884 yards and 12 touchdowns in 2011 as the Lions won their second-straight WIAA 2A State title and their third in four years. As a junior, he earned honorable mention All-State accolades and was a first team All-NWC and All-Whatcom County selection. He led the Northwest Conference with 92 receptions for 998 yards, and rushed for 253 yards on 37 carries. He scored 17 touchdowns, including 13 TD receptions. Lynden won the 2A State title for the second time in three seasons. As a sophomore, he earned All-Whatcom County honors as a defensive back, as the Lions finished 10-3 and advanced to the semifinals of the State 2A Playoffs. He was a starter at wide receiver and defensive back as a freshman when Lynden finished 13-1 and won the State 2A title. In all, he lettered four times each in football, basketball and track and field, and was a member of five state championship teams (three in football, one each in basketball and track and field). After winning the state title in basketball his freshman season, he started every game on the hardwood as a sophomore and led the Lions to a fourth-place finish at state. In his junior season he earned honorable mention All-NWC honors in basketball and the track and field team won the state championship. Individually, he finished second at state in the 100 meters (11.07) and 200 meters (22.05), and Lynden’s 4x400 relay team won the state title. In his senior season, he was the runner-up in the 100 (11.49) and 400 (49.63), and placed fourth in the 200 (22.94). His career-best times were 10.99 in the 100, 22.04 in the 200 and 49.49 in the 400. His Eastern teammates Matt Meyer (’13) and Jalani Phelps (’14) also attended Lynden.

Personal: Interdisciplinary studies major with a 3.94 grade point average at Eastern. Born in Renton, Wash. Full name is Blair Michael Bomber. His parents are Ed and Bonnie Bomber. His mother was an All-American gymnast at Seattle Pacific University. He has one older brother, Brady, who played basketball at St. Martin’s University.



















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