Recorded 16 total tackles and defended three passes as a prep senior at Newsome High School in Lithia, Fla. … Earned Florida Class 8A all-District 6 first-team honors following his junior season as he recorded 77 total tackles to go along with three interceptions, one fumble recovery and one forced fumble … Also caught 15 passes for 255 yards (17.0 ypr) with two touchdowns and had four carries for 48 yards (12.0 ypc) with one touchdown.
BARON GAJKOWSKI: QB, 6-3, 207, Lone Peak High School
Was named the Utah Valley Offensive Most Valuable Player by the Daily Herald as a quarterback as a prep senior at Lone Peak … completed 146-of-258 passing for 2,041 yards, 13 touchdowns and 15 interceptions … earned Utah Class 4A honorable mention all-state honors from the Deseret News … rushed for 1,516 yards on 212 carries (126.3 ypg/7.2 ypc) with 22 touchdowns and had seven 100-yard rushing games, including a career-best 237 yards.
DESHANE HINES: CB, 5-10, 180, College of San Mateo (Calif.)
Earned California Community College Athletic Association (CCCAA) All-North Division first-team honors in the Northern California Football Association (NCFA) at cornerback as a sophomore … re recorded 34 total tackles, including 2.0 tackles for loss, to go along with four pass breakups.
LAJUAN HUNT: RB, 5-9, 188, University (Fla.) High School
Earned Florida Class 4A second-team all-state honors at running back as a prep senior at University High School in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. … rushed for 377 yards on 49 carries with nine touchdowns, to go along with 19 receptions for 338 yards and four touchdowns.
KENT MYERS: QB, 6-0, 171, Sachse (Texas) High School
Named the Texas Class 5A District 11 Most Valuable Player at quarterback as a prep senior at Sachse (Texas) High School … Completed 243-of-344 passes for 3,522 yards with 42 touchdowns and just five interceptions … rushed for 559 yards and 10 touchdowns.
MOHELIKA UASIKE: NG, 6-3, 295, LD Bell (Texas) High School
Earned Texas Class 5A Region I All-District 6 first-team honors as a defensive lineman as both a junior and senior at L.D. Bell High School in Hurst, Texas … Finalist for Most Valuable Player honors in the Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex during his senior year … recorded 58 total tackles, including 11 tackles for loss and six sacks.
SUNIA TAUTEOLI: LB, 6-0, 225, Snow College
Earned Western States Football League first-team honors as a freshman linebacker at Snow College … Recorded 92 total tackles, three sacks, two fumble recoveries and one interception.
GASETOTO SCHUSTER: NG, 6-2, 270, Long Beach Poly (Calif.) High School
Named the California Interscholastic Federation (CIF) All-Moore League Offensive Lineman of the Year by the Orange County Register as a prep senior … Also earned first-team all-CIF Southern Section honors as a defensive lineman.
DEMYTRICK ALI'IFUA: OL, 6-3, 280, San Leandro (Calif.) High School
Earned California Interscholastic Federation (CIF) all-Foothill League first-team honors as both an offensive and defensive lineman as a prep senior at San Leandro (Calif.), as he recorded 31 pancake blocks on offense and notched 19 total tackles (13-solo, 6-assist) on defense, to go along with two quarterback hurries … Helped San Leandro HS to a Foothill League Championship during his senior season after posting a 5-0 record as the Pirates averaged 209.5 rushing yards and scored 52 total touchdowns … Played in the Polynesian All-American Bowl.
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