Leno was a first-team All-Mountain West selection in 2013, and a second-team selection in 2012. He started his final 39 games at Boise State, including 26 at left tackle. He has been a key contributor to the Bronco offense which ranks ninth-nationally in red zone efficiency (.906) and 16ht nationally in scoring offense (38.8). Leno is also part of a senior class that won at least 40 games in their careers. The 2013 Bronco seniors are the 12th-straight class to reach that milestone with 43 victories.
Started each of the Broncos' 13 games at left tackle...named second-team All-Mountain West...ran his streak of consecutive starts to 26, the longest on the Broncos...part of an offensive line unit that ranked sixth-nationally in sacks allowed (0.77 per game)...had a solo tackle against Wyoming (Oct. 27)...one-time game captain in 2012...named Boise State's Most Outstanding Offensive Lineman.
Started all 13 games for the Broncos at right tackle, one of only two players to start every game along the offensive line (Nate Potter)...part of an offensive line unit that helped the Broncos finish the season ranked first-nationally in sacks allowed (0.62 per game)...Boise State also finished ranked fifth-nationally in scoring offense (44.23), ninth in total offense (481.31), 11th in passing offense (309.38) and 40th in rushing offense (171.92).
Reserve offensive lineman made two appearances during his debut campaign with the Broncos...also saw action at tight end due to injuries.
Played football and basketball, earning three varsity letters in each sport...named first-team all-conference as an offensive tackle and second-team all-conference as a defensive end as a senior...earned honorable mention all-conference honors on offense as a junior...also named first-team All-Metro, first-team All-East Bay and was selected to the "Cream of the Crop" Bay Area, which includes the top 22 players in the region...high school coach was Brad Bowers.
05/12/2014 - A closer look at the Bears' picks: Round 7/246 -- Charles Leno Jr., T, 6-4, 302, Boise State...Started every game his final three seasons, the last two at left tackle. He is regarded by many personnel people as a guard candidate, not a tackle, but he does have the arm length of a tackle at 34 1/2 inches. He has decent speed out of his stance when pulling to block. The aim will be to develop him. Emery said he will be immediate competition for backup left tackle. Also, Jordan Mills struggled as a pass blocker at right tackle and frequently got help from extra tackle Eben Britton in a six-lineman formation. So if he learns quickly, it's not unreasonable for him to challenge for a starting spot. Leno also has guard experience. - The Sports Xchange