Signing day: Biographies of 2012 Utah Utes football recruiting class

Published: Wednesday, Feb. 1 2012 9:00 a.m. MST

Chase Hansen, Micah Hannemann and Kurtis Taufa sign their letters of intent at Lone Peak High School on Wednesday, February 1, 2012. Hansen will be playing football at the University of Utah, Hannemann at BYU and Taufa at Snow College.

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SALT LAKE CITY — Letters of intent received by the University of Utah football program. Biographies from the Utah sports information department. Video clips can be found at www.utahutes.com.

Brian Allen, La Marque HS, La Marque, Texas, 6-4, 170, WR.

Three-time first-team all-district 24-4A ... first-team all-county in 2011 ... 59 receptions for 942 yards and 10 touchdowns his senior year ... La Marque High (Texas) football and basketball captain ... lettered three years in both sports ... La Marque High made the state finals in football and basketball in 2010 ... won school's Gene Sutton Fighting Spirit award ... honor roll student ... interested in engineering ... son of Ronald Allen and Niki Jolly ... three sisters ... full name is Brian Keith Allen ... born Oct. 21, 1993.

J.J. Dielman, Desert Vista (Arizona) HS, 6-4, 240 OL.

First-team all-state ... all-section III South and all-city ... played both ways, giving up just one sack and making 39 tackles as a senior ... Desert Vista High was the 2011 Arizona D1 state champion, finishing 13-1 ... Desert Vista team captain ... son of Jeffrey and Carla Dielman ... one sister ... cousin Kris Dielman is a nine-year NFL offensive lineman with the San Diego Chargers ... full name is Jeffrey Joseph Dielman (pronounced deal-min) ... born Dec. 16, 1993 in Michigan.

Hunter Dimick, Syracuse HS, 6-3, 254, DL.

Two-time first-team all-state, all-area and all-region ... two-time Region 1 Defensive MVP ... led state in sacks in 2010 and 2011 ... set Syracuse High (Utah) school sack record for a season (14) and career (36) ... Syracuse team captain and MVP ... first Division I football signee from his high school ... lettered four years in football and one year in track and field .... son of Richard and Wendy Dimick ... both parents are Utah State alums ... has one brother and two sisters ... all of his siblings have played football, including his sisters ... full name is Hunter Kay Dimick ... born Oct. 29, 1993.

Moses Folauhola, Hunter HS, 6-0, 240, DE.

Region 2 Defensive MVP and second-team all-state in 2011 ... three-year starter both ways for Hunter High (Utah) ... Hunter's team captain ... team won region championship in 2009 and 2010 ... also lettered in basketball and track ... school's homecoming king ... son of Dave Mailei and Lori Folauhola ... has two brothers ... full name is Mosese Ta'ufo'ou Mafi Folauhola (pronounced fo-lau-hole-a) ... nickname is Mo ... born May 11, 1994 in South Dakota.

Chase Hansen, Lone Peak HS, 6-4, 200, QB.

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