Weber State's 2014 recruiting class

Drew Batchelor, 5-11, 180, WR, St. George: Earned first-team all-state honors from the Deseret News his senior year.

Ismael Betancourt, 6-4, 285, OL, Buckeye, Ariz.: Plans on majoring in technical sales at Weber State.

Riley Bradshaw, 6-1, 190, QB, Meridian, Idaho: Finished with more than 3,400 yards of total offense as a senior.

Baron Bruce, 6-4, 295, OL, Sandy: Earned second-team all-state honors from the Deseret News his senior year.

Garry Callis, 6-3, 240, DL, Meridian, Idaho: Earned first-team all-conference and second-team all-state honors as a senior.

Houston Cassita, 6-0, 215, RB, Sandy: Cassita comes to Weber State as a junior after playing two seasons at the College of DuPage in Glen Ellyn, Ill.

Darryl Denby, 5-9, 175, WR, Murrieta, Calif.: Played wide receiver and cornerback for coach Coley Candaele and earned second-team all-league honors.

Brock Doman, 6-3, 275, DL, St. George: Earned first-team all-state and all-region honors and served as team captain in 2013 for Desert Hills.

Shamir Geisinger, 6-0, 170, CB, Sparks, Nev.: Plans on majoring in exercise science at Weber State.

Nick Giles, 6-4 280, OL, Salt Lake City: Helped Brighton High to the state title game as a senior in 2013.

Cameron Hansen, 6-2, 190, LB, Taylorsville: Helped lead Juan Diego to a 24-2 record in his final two seasons.

De’Saan Hardwick, 5-10, 200, RB, San Diego, Calif.: Hardwick is a running back who transferred to Weber State from San Diego State.

Jawain Harrison, 5-10, 175, DB, El Cerrito, Calif.: Helped lead his team to a state championship and the Nor Cal Region title.

Xequille Harry, 5-11, 155, CB, Woods Cross: Earned first-team all-state honors in 4A as a senior for Woods Cross High School.

Taron Johnson, 6-0, 175, WR, Sacramento, Calif.: Earned all-metro and all-league honors and was named the all-purpose player of the year.

Michael Key, 6-5, 340, OL, Salt Lake City: Key comes to WSU as an offensive lineman out of East High.

Chad Leckington, 6-2, 220, QB, Shelley, Idaho: Was the team captain as a senior and earned first-team all-state honors on offense and defense.

Karsen Liljenquist, 6-2, 215, LB, Highland: Earned honorable mention all-state honors from the Deseret News his senior season.

A.J. Lolohea, 6-3, 200, DE, Salt Lake City: Played defensive end and linebacker for coach Keith Lopati at West High.

Raphael Longangu, 6-4, 200, TE, Euless, Texas: Earned all-district academic honors playing for Euless Trinity.

Cole McGinnis, 6-3, 275, DL, Gooding, Idaho: Earned first-team all-state and first-team all-area honors four times in his career.

Clay Moss, 6-0, 205, LB, Sandy: Earned second-team all-state honors in 5A from the Deseret News.

Scott Nichols, 5-10, 180, RB, South Jordan: Helped lead Bingham to an undefeated run to the state 5A title and was named the Gatorade Utah Football Player of the Year.

Iosua Opeta, 6-4, 245, DL, Stansbury Park: Earned all-state honorable mention honors and was named to the first-team all-region team his senior year.

Marquis Pippins, 6-3, 185, WR, El Cerrito, Calif.: Helped lead his high school team to a state championship and the Nor Cal Region title.

Lane Sale, 6-4, 200, TE, Homedale, Idaho: He played tight end, wide receiver and linebacker for coach Matt Holtry at Homedale.

Tanner Sansom, 6-1, 200, DB, Sandy: Tanner comes to Weber State from Sandy, where he played for coach Bob Stephens at Alta High.

Jared Schiess, 6-3, 240, DL, Manti: Earned first-team all-state honors as a senior.

Pio Stowers, 6-1, 220, LB, Provo: Earned first-team all-state honors playing for state champion Timpview.

Hyrum Tapusoa, 6-5, 275, OL, West Valley City: Hyrum joins Weber State out of West Valley City, where he played at Granger High.

Emmett Tela, 6-1, 215, LB, Provo: Earned second-team all-state honors from the Deseret News while helping Timpview to a state championship.

SioneBaby Tuikolovatu, 6-0, 285, DL, Salt Lake City: Earned first-team all-state honors from the Deseret News as an offensive lineman.

Auston Tesch, 6-2, 205, LB/RB, Eden: Recorded more than 1,200 all-purpose yards as a senior and earned second-team all-state honors from the Deseret News.

Stetson Wood, 6-4, 255, OL, Layton: Earned all-region first-team honors as a senior in 2013 and earned all-state second-team honors from the Deseret News.

Southern Utah's 2014 recruiting class

Max Anae, 6-1, 245, LB/DL, Orem: A standout for Timpview High, Anae is the son of BYU offensive coordinator Robert Anae.

Wylie Brand, 6-3, 300, OL, Clovis, Calif.: Brand is a JC transfer from Fresno City College.

Tyler Collet, 6-2, 180, athlete, Moorpark, Calif.: Collet caught 37 passes for 632 yards last season when he helped coach Tim Lins' Musketeers to a 7-3 overall mark.

Matthew Criddle, 6-1, 185, DB, Highland: Criddle starred for Lone Peak and is the brother of former BYU cornerback Ben Criddle.

Will Daines, 6-5, 280, OL, Bountiful, Utah: A starter last season for Viewmont High.

Jeff Faletoi, 6-4, 200, OLB, Salt Lake City: Had 59 tackles and three interceptions playing for Olympus High his senior year.

Guillermo Fierro, 6-4, 280, OL, St. George: Was a consensus first-team all-state selection for coach Ray Hosner's Pine View Panthers.

Christopher Flynn, 6-0, 180, DB, Compton, Calif.: A junior college transfer from Southwest Los Angeles College.

Kahoalii Karratti, 5-10 180, QB, Honolulu: Led Kaiser High School to a 13-1 record and a state championship.

Sione Lapuaho, 6-2, 250, DL, West Valley City: Earned honorable mention all-state honors from the Deseret News playing for Hunter High.

Tua Laupata, 6-0, 200, DB, Salt Lake City: Laupata starred for East and earned second-team all-state honors from the Deseret News.

Tevita Loamanu, 6-4, 215, OLB, Riverton: Tallied 89 tackles, including five sacks, for coach Mike Miller's Silverwolves last season.

Landon Measom, 5-10, 170, WR, South Jordan: Measom caught 38 passes for 680 yards and nine TDs as a senior for Bingham High School.

Cameron McGregor, 6-2, 205, OLB, Fairfield, Calif.: McGregor tallied 21 tackles, including 16 solo stops, his senior year.

Ammon Olsen, 6-3, 205, QB, Draper: Olsen is a transfer from BYU, where he was Taysom Hill's backup last season.

Tyeler Perri, 6-4, 270, OL, Orem: Helped anchor the offensive line for coach Cary Wittingham's region and state champion Thunderbirds.

Tanner Redding, 6-4, 200, WR, Bountiful: Redding caught 40 passes for 593 yards and 10 touchdowns as a senior for coach Larry Wall's Braves.

Malakai Solovi, 5-10, 185, athlete, Salt Lake City: Solovi earned all-region and honorable mention all-state honors as a running back last season playing for East High.

Noaese Taeatafa, 6-2, 275, OL, South Jordan: Anchored Bingham's state champion offensive line last season.

Alex Thompson, 6-6, 260, OL, Boise: Helped coach Todd Simis' Eagles to a 10-2 record, a conference co-championship and an appearance in the state playoff semifinals in 2013.

Josh Thornton, 6-1, 190, CB, Belle Glade, Fla.: Tallied 15 tackles with an interception, a tackle for loss and a team-high five passes broken up last season.

Fesi Vaivaka, 6-3, 350, OL, South Jordan: Vaivaka was a starter for coach Dave Peck at Bingham High School. Graduated in 2004.


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