Class 5A MVP
Nick Vigil, Fremont, RB, 6-3, 183, Sr.
Fierce competitor led Fremont to its second straight 5A runner-up finish by rushing for 1,309 yards and 19 touchdowns on 211 carries. The Utah State recruit finished his career with 3,653 yards and 45 touchdowns. He also racked up 61 tackles at linebacker.
Class 5A First Team
Karson Casteel, QB, Northridge, 6-5, 220, Sr.
2,864 yards, 23 TDs, 9 rush TDs
Austin Kafentzis, QB, Jordan, 6-1, 170, Fr.
3,188 yards, 23 TDs, 21 rush TDs
David Adams, RB, Northridge, 5-10, 180, Jr.
1,991 yards of total offense, 22 TDs
Daniel Palepoi, RB, Bingham, 5-11, 225, Sr.
1,180 yards, 14 TDs, 6.5 yards/carry
Connor Humphrey, WR, Lone Peak, 5-10, 186, Sr.
45 receptions, 853 yards, 13 TDs
Inoke Lotulelei, WR, Cottonwood, 5-8, 170, Jr.
74 receptions, 1,184 yards, 15 TDs
B.J. Cavendar, OL, Jordan, 6-1, 275, Jr.
3-year starting center
Dallas Clark, OL, Northridge, 6-1, 225, Sr.
Team MVP. Knights best two-way lineman
Corey Cook, OL, Syracuse, 6-3, 275, Sr.
No sacks allowed in two seasons
Brandon Fanaika, OL, Pleasant Grove, 6-4, 310, Sr.
Elite Division I talent
Poasi Taukeiaho, OL, Bingham, 5-10, 225, Sr.
Center led Miners in pancake blocks
Hunter Dimick, DL, Syracuse, 6-4, 257, Sr.
54 tackles, 9 for loss, 11 sacks
Luke Hollingsworth, DL, Fremont, 6-2, 214, Sr.
93 tackles, 1 sack
Troy Hinds, DL, Davis, 6-4, 225, Sr.
66 tackles, 9.5 sacks
Ryan Jensen, DL, Alta, 6-3, 220, Sr.
98 tackles, 6 sacks
Jared Afalava, LB, Bingham, 6-3, 220, Sr.
86 tackles, 3 INTs, 2 forced fumbles
Hayden Babka, LB, Jordan, 6-0, 190, Sr.
120 tackles, 7.5 sacks, 7 INTs
Austin Tate, LB, Northridge, 6-1, 205, Sr.
121 total tackles, added 532 rush yards
Kurtis Taufa, LB, Lone Peak, 6-1, 208, Sr.
116 tackles, 6 sacks
Micah Hannemann, DB, Lone Peak, 6-1, 185, Sr.
52 tackles, 2 sacks, 9 receiving TDs
Jordan Preator, DB, Fremont, 6-0, 170, Jr.
56 tackles, 5 INTs, 695 rush yards
Rowdy Stucki, DB, Fremont, 5-8, 155, Sr.
40 tackles, 3 INTs, 424 rec. yards, 3 TDs
Brock Anderson, K, Syracuse, 6-0, 160, Jr.
8 FGs, 18 PATs
Zach Saunders, Spec., Lone Peak, 5-11, 165, Sr.
2 punt return TDs, 11 receiving TDs
Class 5A Second Team
QB: Cooper Bateman, Cottonwood, Jr.
QB: Josh Staples, Viewmont, Sr.
RB: Bryan Engstrom, Alta, Sr.
RB: Eric Takenaka, West, Sr.
WR: Taylor Loomis, Jordan, Sr.
WR: Martavius Redmond, West Jordan, Sr.
TE: Christian Schlichte, Northridge, Sr.
OL: Scooter Arnold, Northridge, Sr.
OL: Jackson Barton, Brighton, So.
OL: Tucker Hurd, Fremont, Jr.
OL: Zach Larsen, Jordan, Jr.
OL: Gus Lavaka, Kearns, Sr.
DL: Collin Bearnson, Lone Peak, Sr.
DL: Moses Folauhola, Hunter, Sr.
DL: Jake Gallegos, Fremont, Sr.
DL: Will Nasila, Bingham, Sr.
LB: Semisi Afeaki, West, Sr.
LB: Brayden El-Bakri, Brighton, Sr.
LB: Justin Pingree, Fremont, Sr.
LB: Rossiter Potter, Davis, Sr.
LB: Nathan Sampson, Pleasant Grove, Sr.
DB: J.T. Anderson, Layton, Sr.
DB: Brody Berry, Lone Peak, Sr.
DB: Austin Lee, Alta, Sr.
DB: Andrew Schirmer, Lone Peak, Sr.
K: Trevor Robb, Lone Peak, Jr.
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Kole Afu, Alta, Sr.; Taylor Carlson, Syracuse, Jr.; Cody Child, Syracuse, Sr.; Taurus Dickerson, West, Sr.; Colton Green, Layton, Sr.; Kyle Green, Davis, Sr.; Tyson Greenwood, Syracuse, Sr.; Haden Heath, Viewmont, Sr.; Gabe Hosea, Cottonwood, Jr.; Joey Jensen, Riverton, Sr.; Kalen Larsen, Northridge, Sr.; Sailosi Latu, American Fork, Sr.; Afuvai Le'iato, Kearns, Sr.; Dallin Lindsey, American Fork, Sr.; J.J. Mahe, Brighton, Jr.; Peter Malaga, Kearns, Sr.; Uaea Masina, Brighton, Jr.; Silas Olsen, American Fork, Sr.; Elmer Pauni, Granger, Sr.; Cameron Peacock, West Jordan, Sr.; Taylor Pili, Granger, Sr.; Steven Richards, Alta, Sr.; Rhett Sandlin, Alta, Sr.; Mori Savini, Jordan, So.; Talon Shumway, Lone Peak, Sr.; Brock Smith, Fremont, Sr.; Albert Tai, Riverton, Jr.; Brandon Tausinga, American Fork, Sr.; Braden Waiters, Viewmont, Sr.; Hayden Weichers, Bingham, Jr.; Dylan Wilson, Taylorsville, Sr.