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  • Two-fer today … going to become a regular feature…
    #24 Chris Curry, Junior RB, 5-11 220
    Chris is a transfer from LSU (SEC, SEC, SEC …)  who had a reserve role with the Utes last year, playing in 9 games with 18 carries for 90 yards (4.4 ypc).   At LSU (2018-20) he logged 91 career carries for 336 yards (3.7 ypc) with four catches for 33…[Read more]

  • PlainsUte started the topic 25 Days to Kickoff in the forum Football 1 day, 11 hours ago

    #25 Jaylen Dixon, Senior WR, 5-9 170
    Jaylen is a senior from Frisco, Texas who has seen playing time since 2018 (ex 2020 COVID year) as a reserve RB and WR; he’s played in 38 games with 9 starts.  In 2021 he had 5 catches for 79 yds, 1 TD, and 2 rushes for 17 yards.   I expect Jaylen will see more playing time and starts at WR along with fellow…[Read more]

  • PlainsUte started the topic 26 Days to Kickoff in the forum Football 2 days, 2 hours ago

    #26 Charlie Vincent, Freshman RB, 5-10 199
    Charlie is a local all-around athlete who played football, basketball and baseball at East High including playing on the 2015 and 2016 4A State Championship teams.  Over his East career he had 10 100-yard rushing games.  His personal stats peaked in 2017 with 110 carries for 1,215 yards (14 TD) and 7…[Read more]

  • PlainsUte started the topic 27 Days to Kickoff in the forum Football 3 days, 1 hour ago

    #27 Elvis Vakapuna, Sophomore RB, 5-7 215
    Vakapuna played for Bingham HS, then Elvis left the building, in fact he left the state for Hawaii where he played his senior season for Kahuku HS.  He was all-state his senior season, in 2016, then went on a 2-year mission to Bolivia. He walked-on at Utah in 2020 and has not seen gmae action.   Likely…[Read more]


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  • Belated, from Saturday…
    #28 Sione Vaki, Freshman Safety, 6-0 208
    Sione comes to the Utes from Liberty HS in Brentwood, Calif (east of Oakland) after a two-year mission.  At Liberty Sione was a 3-star recruit who played DB, WR and kick returner and was the MVP of the Bay Valley region his senior year (2018) as his team won the region…[Read more]

  • #29 Elisha Lloyd, RS Freshman CB, 5-10 176
    Elisha is a 3-star recruit from Mission Hills HS in San Marcos, CA, where he played RB and CB.  Played two years prior at Cathedral Catholic in San Diego.   He is a speedy guy who excelled at track, the 4th fastest in the state at 60 m.  Also ran a 10.8 100 and 22.54 200 m.  There are three main Utah CBs…[Read more]

  • #30 Nick Howe, RS Freshman CB, 5-10 176
    Nick is a local from Woods Cross HS, where he led the state with 10 interceptions in his senior season, 2017; he was named to Deseret News All-State team, and Salt Lake Trib All 4A/5A/6A and Region 5 Defensive MVP.  He served a two year mission in Chicago, then joined the Utes last year.   He did not see…[Read more]

  • PlainsUte started the topic 32 Days to Kickoff in the forum Football 1 week, 1 day ago

    #32 Logan Kendall, Junior TE, 6-3 263
    Logan “The Rhino” is a newcomer TE, transferring in from the Univ of Idaho.  He’s originally from Cheney, Washington.  At Idaho he was twice an All-Big-Sky selection at fullback in the period 2018-21.  In his last season there, Fall 2021, he started in 7 games and had 4 rushes for 31 yards and 2 receptions…[Read more]

  • PlainsUte started the topic 33 Days to Kickoff in the forum Football 1 week, 2 days ago

    #33 Jocelyn Malaska, Freshman CB, 6-1 180
    Jocelyn (Joe-sil-len) Malaska is a rare Utah recruiting win in the state of Oklahoma, winning a battle with Texas Tech, KSU and Okla State.  The Haiti-born Bethany HS product played WR, punter, kick returner and safety for the Bronchos for four years while also competing in track.  On ohfense he recorded…[Read more]

  • PlainsUte started the topic 34 Days to Kickoff in the forum Football 1 week, 3 days ago

    #34 Jack Bouwmeester, J Punter, 6-2 195
    Jack is an Aussie punter (which means something completely different there).  In Australia he had played Australian Rules Football for the Sandhurst Dragons.  He trained at ProKick Australia.  He was on the Michigan State roster 2019-20, but did not play. He returned to Australia during the pandemic and…[Read more]

  • PlainsUte started the topic 35 Days to Kickoff in the forum Football 1 week, 4 days ago

    #35 Isaac Vaha, RS Freshman TE, 6-6 268
    Isaac didn’t start playing football until his Junior year in HS and rose to the #7 ranked recruit in the state.  Previously he focused on basketball and was 2-time All-State and All-Region in basketball.  In his senior season (2020 COVID-shortened season) in football he logged 17 catches for 269 yards (15.8…[Read more]

  • PlainsUte started the topic 36 Days to Kickoff in the forum Football 1 week, 5 days ago

    #36 jersey is currently vacant  free parking

  • PlainsUte started the topic 37 Days to Kickoff in the forum Football 1 week, 6 days ago

    #37 Faysal Aden, RS Sophomore RB, 5-8 208
    Faysal (face-all) is a great hard work and success story.  His parents are refugees from Kenya, where Faysal was born.  He was raised in SLC with 7 siblings and went to West High.  At West he was team captain, and logged 1026 all-purpose yards as a senior, 167 carries for 793 yds and 16 catches for 233…[Read more]

  • PlainsUte started the topic 38 Days to Kickoff in the forum Football 2 weeks ago

    #38 Brock Nawatzke, Freshman S, 5-11 198
    Brock is a Freshman from Snow Canyon HS in Santa Clara, UT.  He has recently returned from a two-year mission.  At Snow Canyon he was named to All-Region Team in 2019 as well as Academic All-State; he also competed in track.  He had 59 tackles his senior season along with 2 pass deflections.  I expect…[Read more]

  • doh!, missed that somehow. Not sure when they’ll put up the fall roster, but I’ve read he’s going to be a WR.

  • PlainsUte started the topic 39 Days to Kickoff in the forum Football 2 weeks, 1 day ago

    #39 looks to be available after FB Joe Ludwig graduated.

  • There are 85 players on the list for the best defensive player, 14 teams have two players on the list.
    DB Clark Phillips, IIIDT Junior Tafuna
    Full list: Bronko Nagurski Watch List

  • Yes, there are 89 players on the list for the best lineman, but just 9 teams have two players on the list.
    OT Braeden DanielsDT Junior Tafuna
    2022 Outland Trophy Pre-season Watch List
    And once again the Wichita Lineman is snubbed.  Better luck next time, Shockers.

  • PlainsUte started the topic 40 Days to Kickoff in the forum Football 2 weeks, 2 days ago

    #40 jersey is available after Ali’i Niumatalolo (special teams, FB) graduated.

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