Personal: Born July 15, 1994. ... One of four children of Richard and Wendy Garretson. ... His dad played wide receiver at San Diego State and his older brother, Leshawn George, played wide receiver at Montana. ... Has a cousin, Jason Garretson, who plays basketball at MidAmerica Nazarene University. ... Plans on majoring in business at Utah State. ... Was also recruited by Colorado and San Jose State.
Head Coach Matt Wells on Darell Garretson: "Darell is an athletic quarterback with a very strong arm. He has a lot of moxie and quarterback smarts, and we expect him to come in and compete."
6-4, 260-pound offensive lineman from South Jordan, Utah (Bingham High School)
High School: Earned Region 4 first-team honors along with second-team all-state accolades as a prep senior at Bingham High School in South Jordan, Utah, as the Miners averaged 33.8 points per game while passing for 202.0 yards and rushing for 150.8 yards per outing. ... During his senior season, helped the Miners to a 10-3 record as they lost to Syracuse in the semifinals of the 5A state playoffs. ... Was named his team's offensive lineman of the year as a prep senior. ... Also played basketball at Bingham HS during his freshman and sophomore seasons.
Personal: Born Oct. 12, 1994. ... One of five children of Joseph and Chantal Malanga. ... Plans on majoring in business at Utah State. ... Was also recruited by BYU and Oregon State. ... Last name is pronounced Ma-laa-nga.
Head Coach Matt Wells on Joe Malanga: "Joe is an athletic offensive lineman who has really good footwork and plays longer than his 6-foot-4 frame."
6-5, 210-pound tight end from Provo, Utah (Timpview High School)
High School: Earned first-team all-state honors and was a Utah Valley Elite 11 player as a prep senior at Timpview High School in Provo, Utah, as he caught 74 passes for 1,458 yards (104.1 ypg) with 23 touchdowns. ... Had eight 100-yard receiving games during his senior season. ... Was a team captain. ... His 23 touchdown receptions are a single-season record in the state of Utah. ... Set single-season school records for receiving yards (1,458) and touchdowns (23). ... Had 19 receptions for 179 yards with one touchdown as a junior. ... Is also a member of Timpview's basketball team and earned all-region honors as a junior.
Personal: Born Nov. 30, 1994. ... One of four children of Ronn and Alecia Raymond. ... His dad was a member of the BYU track and field team competing in the high jump, long jump, triple jump and relay teams. ... His brother, Ky, played basketball at Southern Virginia. ... Plans on serving a two-year LDS Church mission before enrolling at Utah State. ... Wants to major in business. ... Was also recruited by BYU, Harvard and Utah.
Head Coach Matt Wells on Dax Raymond: "Dax is a tall, long and athletic tight end/inside receiver. He possesses very good ball skills and is a very good basketball player as well."
5-11, 160-pound wide receiver from Layton, Utah (Layton High School)
High School: Earned second-team all-state honors at defensive back as a prep senior at Layton (Utah) High School as he had 34 tackles, five interceptions and six passes defended. ... Earned first-team all-region and all-area honors as a wide receiver as he caught 53 passes for 801 yards (15.1 ypc) with five touchdowns and had four 100-yard receiving games during the year. ... Also carried the ball 12 times for 96 yards (8.0 ypc) with three touchdowns and returned 17 kickoffs for 406 yards (23.88 ypr). ... Was a team captain. ... Had 10 catches for 94 yards (9.4 ypr) and 19 carries for 60 yards (3.15 ypg) with two touchdowns as a junior. ... Also had 16 tackles and two interceptions and returned 19 kickoffs for 390 yards (20.53 ypr) during his junior season.
Personal: Born Aug. 15, 1995. ... One of two children of Jason and Leslie Joe. ... His dad played basketball at Weber State University. ... Plans on majoring in business management at Utah State.
Head Coach Matt Wells on Tyler Fox: "Tyler is an athletic football player who played both sides of the ball in high school. He possesses great reaction ability to go along with tremendous ball skills."
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