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Chris Samuels,
Utah head coach Kyle Whittingham walks the sidelines in the second half of a Pac-12 football game against the UCLA Bruins at Rice Eccles Stadium in Salt Lake City, Saturday, Nov. 21, 2015.


BYU football: 2017 recruiting class (+live updates, video)

Utah State football: 2017 recruiting class (+live updates, video)


National Signing Day is here, and we have you covered for all that is happening on the Utah football front.

Here is the list of Letter of Intent signings for the Utes. Come back throughout the day as more are announced.


Marquise Blair, 6-3, 200, Dodge City CC, Kansas, outside linebacker, earned junior college All-America honors after making 99 tackles.


Jaylon Johnson, 6-2, 185, Fresno, Calif., cornerback, four-star defensive back earned prep All-America recognition and was highly recruited. May make an immediate impact with the Utes.


Tareke Lewis, 6-1, 175, Riverside CC (Calif.), cornerback, four-star recruit was considered one of the nations top junior college defensive backs.


Nick Ford, 6-6, 280, San Pedro, California, lineman, chose the Utes over Cal, Colorado and Washington on Signing Day.


Mo Unutoa, 6-5, 270, Kapaa, Hawaii, offensive tackle, chose Utah over BYU on Signing Day.


Devin Lloyd, 6-4, 210, Chula Vista, Calif., athlete, de-committed from UNLV and received strong recruiting attention from Utah and Boise State. Played safety in high school.


Taniela Pututau, 6-3, 210, Salt Lake City, athlete, missed the 2016 after tearing his ACL last August. Brother of Ute redshirt freshman Howard Pututau and 2016 signee Fua Pututau. Will enroll after serving a mission.


Aliki Vimahi, 6-4, 250, Kahuku, Hawaii, defensive end, chose Utah over USC on Signing Day.


Javelin Guidry, 5-10, 180, Murrieta, Calif., cornerback, four-star recruit had 31 pass breakups and six interceptions as a senior.


T.J. Green, 5-11, 185, Chandler, Ariz., running back, rushed for 2,267 yards and 35 touchdowns as a senior. Originally committed to Oregon State.


Miki Suguturaga, 6-5, 260, Honolulu, Hawaii, defensive end, chose the Utes over BYU, Hawaii and Vanderbilt on Signing Day.


Bryan Thompson, 6-1, 185, Moreno Valley, California, wide receiver, chose Utah over Nebraska, Oregon and UCLA on Signing Day.


John Penisini, 6-2, 285, Snow College, defensive tackle, former West Jordan standout committed to the Utes last March.


Orlando Umana, 6-5, 315, Sacramento, Calif., offensive guard, attends the same high school where Devontae Booker graduated. Received a lot of attention from Pac-12 schools.


Michael Richardson, 6-5, 260, American Fork, offensive tackle, a big reason why the Cavemen reached the 5A state semifinals last fall.


Jason Shelley, 5-11, 160, Frisco, Texas, quarterback, passed for 2,975 yards and 24 touchdowns as a senior. Rushed for 629 yards and 20 scores.


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Jaylen Dixon, 5-10, 160, Frisco, Texas, wide receiver, caught 170 passes for 2,417 yards and 31 touchdowns over the past two seasons.


Jordan Agasiva, 6-4, 290, Pima CC (Ariz.), offensive tackle, signed in December and is already enrolled and in the program.


Corrion Ballard, 6-3, 200, Blinn College (Texas), safety, four-star recruit could fill the void left by the departure of Marcus Williams to the NFL.


Tyquez Hampton, 6-2, 200, El Paso, Texas, wide receiver, graduated early and is already enrolled at Utah. Four-star recruit was originally committed to Washington State.