Drew Boyce brings depth and maturity to the linebacker unit. He worked at outside linebacker last spring and also has experience at middle linebacker. He made two tackles in the 2014 Blue-White game and continues to work hard in his bid to earn playing time. Boyce is a long-time Penn State follower and has family who live in Wampum, Pa., south of New Castle in the western part of the state. He is the lone member of the Nittany Lions from Kansas.
Boyce was an All-Sunflower League selection at Olathe Northwest High School as a senior. He was the starting center for three years for coach Todd Dain and earned honorable-mention all-conference honors as a sophomore and junior. During his senior season, he recorded 65 tackles, adding one sack and three tackles for loss at linebacker. He earned three varsity letters and was selected as team captain as a senior. Boyce was a member of the National Honor Society.
Full name is Drew Carl Boyce. He is the son of Michael and Patty Boyce, and has one older brother, Ross, and two older sisters, Alexandria and Devon. Boyce is a marketing major. He compiled a grade-point average above 3.0 during the 2013 spring semester. Born on May 24, 1993 in Olathe, Kan.