Signing day: Biographies of 2012 BYU Cougars football recruiting class
Argonaut High School
2011 Cal-Hi All-State First Team ... 2011 League MVP, 2011 All-Area Second Team Defense, 2010 First team All-League ... ranked the No. 12 defensive end in the west and No. 78 overall player in California by Scout.com ... recorded 70 tackles, 2 sacks and scored two defensive touchdowns (1 fumble recovery and 1 interception return) as a senior ... also caught 10 passes for 325 yards, 4 touchdowns and caught a 2-point conversion at tight end ... recorded 109 tackles, 5 sacks, 2 blocked kicks and recovered a fumble as a junior while catching 8 passes for 111 yards and one touchdown at tight end ... Academic All-League in 2010 and 2011 ... was student-body president as a senior ... . Honor roll all four years of high school also was All-League in basketball in 2010 and 2011 ... also recruited by Utah, Air Force, Oregon, Oregon State, Washington, Washington State, UCLA, Arizona, Army, Harvard and Utah State ... coached by Rich Davis
Connell High School
Rushed for 2,516 yards and state-record 47 touchdowns as a junior while also scoring three more touchdowns on defense and special teams ... finished high school career with 6,881 rushing yards and scored a state-record 746 points ... had 168 rushing yards and three touchdowns, including scoring runs of 70 and 40 yards, in state title game as a senior ... won two 1A state titles (2009, 2011) ... 1A Player of the Year (2009, 2010) ... Played running back and defensive back ... had 2,162 rushing yards as a senior ... coached by Zach Fife
San Jose, Calif.
Valley Christian School
All-Area First Team, All-Mercury honorable mention, All-League honorable mention ... led team to a conference title as a junior and a second-place regional finish ... participated in Nike SPARQ combine in Oakland and named to All-Combine squad with a 90.24 rating (sixth among defensive players) ... also recruited by Fresno State, Nevada, Oregon State, Sacramento State and San Jose State ... coached by Mike Machado
Garden Grove, Calif.
First-team Trinity League ... First-team All-Pac 5 ... 2011 Trinity League Defensive MVP ... team co-captain ... won state title as a sophomore ... played linebacker, defensive end, fullback and offensive guard in high school ... rated No. 5 fullback in the nation by Scout.com ... also recruited by Oregon State, Colorado, Hawaii and UCLA ... coached by Troy Thomas
El Dorado Hills, Calif.
Oak Ridge HS
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