Lio Lafaele, Centennial HS, Corona, Calif. 6-4, 315 OL. Lafaele is a Utah native, growing up in West Jordan before moving out to California. This played big in his early commit as he still has most of his family living in Utah.
Jake Jackson, La Costa Canyon HS, Encinitas, Calif. 6-3, 220 TE. Utah utilized its tight end a lot this past year and Jackson seemed to notice — committing to Utah over the summer before other programs caught notice.
Zach Lindsay, Davis HS, Kaysville 6-8, 285 OL. Lindsay switched his commitment from BYU to Utah over the summer where he'll compete for a spot at offensive tackle.
JJ Dielman, Desert Vista HS, Phoenix, Ariz. 6-4, 240 OL. Dielman held offers from such schools as San Diego State, Fresno State and from UNLV at the time of his commitment to Ute coaches.
Kelvin York, Fullerton Junior College, Fullerton, Calif. 5-11, 225 RB. York had previously committed to USC, but switched his commit to Utah. He narrowly chose to commit to Utah over Washington and will be looked at to contribute immediately.
Koliniasi Leota, Mount San Antonio Junior College, Walnut, Calif. 6-5, 260 OL. Leota was offered by USC and by Oregon State. He has already entered the Ute program and will compete for a spot this coming spring.
Vaha Vainuku, East HS, Salt Lake City 6-3, 285 DL. Vainuku will cross the street from East to join the Ute program. He was offered late, but immediately took the opportunity to commit and will play defensive tackle.
Junior Salt,Mount San Antonio Junior College, Walnut, Calif. 6-3, 340 OL. Salt originally committed to Florida, but switched to Utah following an official visit. He's originally from Utah and will immediately compete for a spot on the team.
Reginald Porter, Amite HS, Amite, LA. 6-1, 190 DB. Porter chose Utah over Louisiana-Lafayette and Louisiana-Monroe. He'll likely play safety while at Utah.
Brian Allen, La Marque HS, La Marque, Tex. 6-4, 170 WR. Allen chose Utah over Nevada, North Texas and UTEP. His size it his biggest attribute and could allow him to compete immediately for a spot.
ReShawn Hooker, A.B. Miller HS, Fontana, Calif. 6-2, 200 LB. Hooker chose to commit to Utah over such schools as Arizona, Arizona State, Colorado and UCLA. He's considered as a Stevenson Sylvester clone by Ute coaches and will play outside linebacker.
Jeremiah Valoaga, Channel Islands HS, Oxnard, Calif. 6-7, 215 TE. Voloaga held offers from Idaho and Hawaii at the time of his commitment.
Marc Pouvave, Southwestern Community College, Chula Vista, Calif. 6-5, 315 OL. Pouvave committed to Utah, choosing them over hometown favorite San Diego State.
Cedrick Poutasi, Desert Pines HS, Las Vegas, Nev. 6-5, 322 OL. Poutasi is a four-star prospect who held offers from almost every Pac-12 school along with some Big-12 schools. He headlines what looks to be a very impressive offensive line class for the Utes.
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