He was 2012 first-team all-District 21-5A and was named a Houston Chronicle Top 100 Recruit. He passed for 849 yards and six touchdowns, and rushed for 734 yards on 92 carries (7.98 average) and 10 touchdowns as a senior. He averaged 106.1 passing yards and 91.8 rushing yards per game in 2012 and 656 passing yards and 576 rushing yards his junior year. As team captain, he led North Shore High to the 2012 Region 3 final. He also lettered three years in track and made the Texas High School all-state academic second team and all-region academic first team and was in the honor society. He is the son of Bobby and Alicia Thomas. He has one brother, and he enjoys drawing. His full name is Micah Reshawn Thomas, and his name is pronounced mike-uh. He was born Oct. 25, 1994.
DE — 6-5 — 288 — Fr. — HS — Euless, Texas (Trinity HS)
He was on the 2012 Star-Telegram Super Team second-team defense and the first-team all-district in 2011 and 2012. Other awards as a senior included Oldcoachrivals.com 5A second-team all-state, Whataburger All-North Texas Team and Tarrant County Terrific 25. He had 56 tackles, 3 sacks, 8 TFL in 2012, and he helped Trinity High to the area championship. He won four letters in football, three in track and two in basketball. He also plays volleyball. He is the son of Motukia and Tamasita Tevi, and he has two brothers and five sisters. He likes to sing. His full name is Samiuela Tevi (pronounced Tevv-ee). He was born Nov. 15, 1994.
TE — 6-5 — 236 — Jr. — JC — Camden, N.J. (Arizona Western)
The mid-year signee has enrolled in classes at Utah and has two years to play two. He played one year for Arizona Western and did not play football last season. At Arizona Western, he played in the 2011 junior college national championship game, losing to East Mississippi Community College in the El Toro Bowl. He lettered in track and football at Woodrow Wilson High (N.J.) and he graduated from Brimm Medical Arts High School (N.J.) He was second-team all-conference as a senior in 2010 when he had 10 receptions for 217 yards (21.7 average) and two touchdowns. He won a student-athlete award and a performing arts award. He is the son of Gregory Jackson and Tonya Reese and has three brothers and one sister. His brother Tahshon runs track at Arkansas State. He enjoys piano and is interested in biology. He was born April 3, 1992.
DB — 6-0 — 187 — Jr. — JC — Compton, Calif (Santa Ana College)
The mid-year junior college transfer will participate in spring ball and has three years to play two. He played safety and corner at Santa Ana College and will play corner at Utah. He was second-team all-conference in 2011 (all purpose) and 2012 (defense). In 2012, he had 48 tackles, 2.0 tackles for loss and nine pass breakups. Santa Ana College won the 2012 Southern California Bowl, beating College of the Canyons. He was Edison High School (Calif.) MVP as a freshman and sophomore, all-league as a sophomore and junior and was Edison's Most Valuable Back as a junior in 2009. He is the son of Warren Orphey and Enae Jackson and has three brothers and two sisters. His cousin, Keith McGill, is a senior defensive back for the Utes. His name is pronounced day-vee-ahn or-fay, and he was born Oct. 18, 1992.
WR — 6-3 — 200 — Jr. — JC — Fairfield, Calif. (Diablo Valley College)
The mid-year junior college signee has three years to play two. He was a four star recruit by Rivals and was first-team NCFA all-Mid-Empire Conference in 2012. He was ranked second in the conference in receiving yards (1,014) on 60 receptions, and led the league in touchdown catches (15) in 2012. He had five catches for 95 yards for Diablo Valley College in the 2012 East Bay Bowl win over Laney College. He was DVC team captain. As a freshman, he had 32 receptions for 411 yards and six touchdowns. He played football and basketball at Angelo Rodriguez High (Calif.) He was second-team all-county in football in 2009 and 2009-10 honorable mention all-Solano County Athletic Conference in basketball. He is the son of Andre Sr. and Rhonda Lewis. His father is a music producer and community activist in the San Francisco area. He has three sisters and one brother. His brother, Steve Johnson, is a receiver for the Buffalo Bills. His full name is Andre Lewis Jr., and his nickname is Dre. He was born July 15, 1992.
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