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Tom Smart, Deseret News
Judge's Kaden Elliss as Judge Memorial defeats Manti High School 36-22 to win the 3A State football championship game Saturday, Nov. 16, 2013, in Ogden.


QB: Kaden Elliss, Judge

Sr., 6-2, 215

Led Judge to its first state title since 1983. Offensively, he completed 38 of 82 passes for 714 yards and 9 TDs, while rushing for 921 yards and 16 TDs. Defensively he added 52 tackles.

3A First Team

QB: Nick Robins, Juab

Jr., 6-4, 185

137-225, 60.9%, 2,097 yards, 29 TDs, 6 INTs

QB: Conner Aste, Manti

Sr., 6-2, 180

63-112, 56%, 1,143 yards, 16 TDs, 3 INTs … 71 tackles, 4 INTs

RB: Kamren Fowles, Manti

Sr., 6-6, 145

196 carries, 1,479 yards, 22 TDs … 118 tackles

RB: Kade Carrigan, Morgan

Sr., 5-10, 190

150 carries, 991 yards, 19 TDs … 20 rec., 429 yards, 5 TDs

RB: Brodie Ellis, Richfield

Sr., 5-11, 190

155 carries, 1,169 yards, 9 TDs … 95 tackles

WR: Brandon Morgan, Juab

Sr., 6-1, 175

43 rec., 867 yards, 7 TDs … 35 tackles, 4 INTs

WR: Nic Smith, Union

Jr., 6-0, 180

29 rec., 657 yards, 8 TDs

OL: Kyle Stapley, Morgan

Sr., 6-5, 280

“Was our work horse and played biggest role in run game. Ran behind him all the time.”

OL: Tristan Olsen, Manti

Sr., 5-11, 260

“Aggressive blocker and pulling guard.” … 68 tackles, 10 sacks

OL: Zach West, Emery

Sr., 6-1, 226

“Emery’s best OL and DL”

OL: Ethan Driffil, Judge

Sr., 6-1, 245

“Great physical presence. Was able to move the offensive ling back a yard on almost every play."

OL: Hunter Fowles, Delta

Sr., 6-1

“Graded over 90% in fulfilling his assignments on OL, while still getting 60 tackles at LB.”

DL: Jared Schiess, Manti

Sr., 6-3, 235

79 tackles, 13 sacks … 533 rush yards, 364 rec. yards, 17 total TDs

DL: Shay Morrison, Richfield

Sr., 6-2, 210

103 tackles, 4 sacks

DL: Jake Riding, Grantsville

Sr., 6-3, 185

49 tackles, 12 sacks

DL: Chase Radcliffe, Judge

Sr., 6-0, 305

41 tackles, 2 sacks

LB: Dalton Harmon, Juab

Sr., 5-10,

77 tackles, 2.5 sacks … 998 rush yards, 9 TDs

LB: Max Barnett, Judge

Jr., 6-0, 210

93 tackles, 3 INTs … 667 rush yards, 8 TDs

LB: Ky Fisher, Grantsville

Sr., 5-9, 185

106 tackles 4 INTs … 842 rush yards, 14 TDs

LB: Riley Nielson, Delta


117 tackles … 493 rush yards, 3 TDs

DB: Sean McMininee, Judge

Sr., 6-2, 180

67 tackles, 5 INTs

DB: Victor Almonza, Delta


87 tackles

DB: Riley Cunningham, Richfield

5-11, 175, Sr.

63 tackles, 2 INTs

K: Andrew Matthews, Judge

Sr., 6-2, 175

49 PATs, 2 FGs

3A Second Team

QB: Ben Saunders, Morgan, Sr.

RB: Matt Murdock, Morgan, Sr.

RB: Henry Garcia, Judge, Sr.

RB: Marco Mota, Emery, Sr.

RB: Gavin Nielsen, Union, Sr.

WR: Dedric Davidson, Juab, Jr.

WR: Brenan Thomas, Richfield, Sr.

OL: Dane Howe, Manti, Sr.

OL: Brian Curtis, Richfield, Sr.

OL: Colton Barkdull, North Sanpete, Sr.

OL: Nick Wohlforth, Juab, So.

OL: Tommy Franquelin Judge, Sr.

DL: Saxon Day, Delta, Sr.

DL: Devin Adams, Grantsville, Sr.

DL: Derrick Dawes, Emery, Sr.

DL: Ricki Maka, Judge, Jr.

LB: Braden Pelly, Judge, Jr.

LB: Austin Evans, Canyon View, Sr.

LB: Ben Holland, Morgan, Sr.

LB: Wyatt Smith, Grantsville, Sr.

LB: Bradly Sego, Manti, Jr.

DB: Nick Arbon, Grantsville, Sr.

DB: Michael Kearns, Judge, Jr.

K: Ty Winterton, Union, Jr.

3A Honorable Mention

QB: Spencer Henderson, Richfield, Jr.

RB: Ryan Cox, Emery, Sr.

RB: Braxton Higgins, Canyon View, Sr.

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RB: Mark Barnett, Judge, Sr.

RB: Spencer Applegarth, North Sanpete, So.

WR: Chance Carlton, Juab, Sr.

WR: Justin Lee, North Sanpete, Sr.

OL: Dylan Brown, Manti, Sr.

OL: Christian Elton, Morgan, Sr.

OL: Jake Hatfield, Juab, Jr.

OL: Kelton Pritchard, Manti, Jr.

DL: Mark Otu, North Sanpete, Sr.

DL: Kole Davis, Morgan, Sr.

DL: Slayde Childs, Emery, Sr.

LB: Carter Richins, Morgan, Sr.

LB: Jeff Rowley, Juab, Sr.

LB: Trevor Alder, Manti, Jr.

LB: Dallyn Mower, Carbon, So.

LB: Zac Hathaway, Carbon, Sr.

K: Chris Perez, Canyon View, Sr.