Coming off its best season in school history, Utah State's football program announced its 2013 recruiting class Wednesday.
Here is the latest official list of recruits who have signed letters of intent with USU. Utah State University athletics provided the biographies and player histories.
This listing will be updated throughout the day, so please check back frequently. Follow @EarlOfHemsley and @desnewssports on Twitter for the latest information on the official 2013 recruiting classes of the Aggies, Utes and Cougars.
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6-1, 195-pound cornerback from Oak Creek, Wis. (Highland Community College)
Junior College: Earned honorable mention Kansas Jayhawk Community College Conference honors following his sophomore season at Highland (Kan.) Community College as he recorded 48 tackles and had two interceptions. . ... Also returned a kickoff 80 yards for a touchdown. . ... Played his freshman season at Rochester (Minn.) CC.
High School: Earned first-team Southeast Conference honors and was an honorable mention all-area selection as a prep senior at Oak Creek (Wis.) High School. ... Was also named his team's defensive back of the year following his senior season. ... Earned honorable mention all-conference honors as a junior. ... Also played basketball and was a member of the track team during his first two years of high school, competing in the 100 and 200 meters.
Personal: Born April 10, 1993. ... One of three sons of Jeanel Crawley. ... Older brother, Marquise, played running back at Concordia University in Mequon, Wis. ... Plans on majoring in criminal justice at Utah State. ... Was also recruited by Hawaii, Indiana, Southern Mississippi, UTSA, Toledo and Wisconsin.
Head Coach Matt Wells on Marwin Evans: "Marwin is a combo defensive back that has cornerback skills in a safety body. He has really good footwork and speed and is a physical tackler."
6-4, 340-pound offensive lineman from South Jordan, Utah (Bingham High School)
High School: Earned honorable mention all-state honors as a prep senior as he helped Bingham High School to the 5A state championship with a 13-1 record in 2009. ... Paved way for Bingham offense that amassed 4,859 yards of total offense (347.1 yards per game) with 3,085 rushing yards (220.4 ypg) and 52 rushing touchdowns as well as 1,774 yards passing (126.7 ypg) with 22 passing touchdowns. ... Was a team captain during his senior season. ... Miners were 11-3 his junior season, losing in the state title game.
Personal: Born Dec. 19, 1991. ... Son of Maloni and Vea Taukeiaho. ... Mother, Vea, earned her master’s and doctorate degree from Utah State. ... Served a two-year LDS Church mission in Houston. ... Originally signed with Utah State in 2010, but did not enroll until the spring semester of 2013. ... Last name is pronounced Dow-k-a-ho.
Head Coach Matt Wells on Brandon Taukeiaho: "Brandon is a return LDS missionary who has a bright future ahead of him as he continues to progress on the practice field and in the weight room."
6-3, 275-pound defensive end from San Leandro, Calif. (San Leandro High School)
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