BYU football's official class of 2013 roster (+video)
A four-star recruit on both Scout.com and Rivals.com a three-year starter for Aloha HS that posted triple-digit pancakes and zero sacks allowed in three years An All-State performer all four years of high school rated No. 3 prospect in state of Oregon No. 25 offensive tackle by Rivals.com and No. 16 guard by Scout.com played in the Semper Fidelis All-American Bowl Game helped Aloha to state title in 2010 also recruited by Arizona State, Arkansas, Oregon State, Washington, Colorado, Hawai’i, Kansas, UCLA, USC and Utah.
Garrett England: Defensive Back 6-4, 190, Salt Lake City Skyline HS
A 4A first-team All-State selection from the DesNews and second-team honoree from by the Salt Lake Tribune Logged 43 tackles and one interception as a senior and rushed for 292 yards and five touchdowns in Skyline’s option attack also recorded 34 receptions for 382 yards and five more scores had two interceptions in 2011 also played basketball at Skyline.
Merrill Taliauli: Defensive line 6-2, 305, Salt Lake City East HS
A three-star prospect from 247Sports rated No. 40 defensive tackle in the nation and the No. 10 overall prospect in the state of Utah participated at the All-Poly camp and was a force on the inside named 4A first-team All-State on offensive line by Deseret News and Salt Lake Tribune totaled 41 tackles and 2.5 sacks in prep career also recruited by Arizona, Boise State, Hawai’i, Idaho, Utah State and Utah.
Defensive back 6-0, 180, Brandywine, Md., College of the Canyons
A big physical corner with size and speed posted one interception which he returned 67 yards to go along with 22 tackles in 2012 part of a defensive secondary that allowed a completion percentage of just 54 percent and gave up just 193 yards in the air per game Served an LDS mission to Atlanta also recruited by Maryland, New Mexico and Texas State.
Talon Shumway: Wide Receiver 6-3, 200 , Highland, Lone Peak HS
A three star athlete by Scout.com, 247Sports and Rivals.com rated No. 4 overall prospect in Utah by 247Sports and No. 47 wide receiver in the country ranked No. 9 overall state prospect by Rivals.com a first-team All-State selection caught 72 passes for 1,049 yards and 16 touchdowns as a senior helped Lone Peak to a 5A state title in 2011 with 33 receptions for 459 yards also plays basketball for Lone Peak also recruited by Boise State, Oregon, UCLA, Utah State and Utah.
Rylee Gautavai : Linebacker 6-1, 200, Bountiful, Utah, Bountiful HS
A two-time first-team All-State honoree led Bountiful with 117 tackles and 4.5 sacks in 2012 had 122 tackles as a junior to go along with 2.5 sacks and two interceptions posted 63 tackles and an interception as a sophomore led Bountiful to 25 wins in three years.
Addison Pulsipher : Offensive line 6-6, 260, Temecula, Calf., Temecula Valley HS
Totaled 15 tackles on the defensive line as a senior named first-team All-Southwestern on offensive line and second-team All-Southwestern on defensive line a three-star recruit by 247Sports and rated the No. 147 prospect in the state of California brother, Adam, signed with BYU’s 2011 recruiting class also recruited by Oregon, Colorado State, Missouri, Nebraska and Utah.
Chasen Andersen : Linebacker 6-0, 218, Logan, Utah, Logan HS
The son of former Utah State and current Wisconsin head coach Gary Andersen a 4-A All-State honoree named All-Valley MVP and All-Region MVP led the state of Utah in tackles with 160 in 2012 and had three pass deflections and two fumble recoveries rated No. 96 linebacker on Scout.com also recruited by Utah State and Wisconsin.
Josh Carter : Offensive line 6-5, 290, Tucson, Ariz., Eastern Arizona College
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