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High school football: 4A all-state teams

Published: Wednesday, Dec. 11 2013 12:10 a.m. MST

East High School's Ula Tolutau is Mr. Football.  Photographed at East High School in Salt Lake City on Thursday, Dec. 5, 2013.   (Laura Seitz, Deseret News) East High School's Ula Tolutau is Mr. Football. Photographed at East High School in Salt Lake City on Thursday, Dec. 5, 2013. (Laura Seitz, Deseret News)

Mr. Football

Ula Tolutau, East

RB, 6-1, 220, Sr.

Wisconsin commit was unstoppable this season, carrying the ball 195 times for 31 TDs and 2,465 yards, the third-most yards in state history. He averaged 12.6 yards per carry. He rushed for over 300 yards twice and rushed for three-plus touchdowns seven times.

4A MVP

QB: Britain Covey, Timpview

Jr., 5-10, 160

Took over as Timpview’s starting quarterback after Week 2, and the T-Birds were unstoppable offensively the rest of the season. Covey completed 148 of 213 passes for 1,890 yards and 26 TDs. He also rushed for 1,264 yards and 18 TDs on 136 carries.

Logan QB Chase Nelson celebrates his touchdown run past Roy in prep football in Logan  Friday, Sept. 20, 2013.  (Jeffrey D. Allred, Deseret News) Logan QB Chase Nelson celebrates his touchdown run past Roy in prep football in Logan Friday, Sept. 20, 2013. (Jeffrey D. Allred, Deseret News)

4A First Team

QB: Chase Nelson, Logan

Sr., 5-11, 185

227-338, 67.2%, 3,150 yards, 41 TDs, 8 INTs … 177 carries, 1,133 yards, 9 TDs

RB: Coleman Meier, Olympus

Sr., 5-11, 178

150 carries, 1,322 yards, 18 TDs

RB: Preston Curtis, East

Sr., 5-11, 185

87 carries, 1,042 yards, 15 TDs

WR: Taylor Compton, Logan

Sr., 5-9, 175

Timpview's Gabe Reid recovers an errant snap on a Woods Cross punt in the 4A State semi final game in Salt Lake City  Thursday, Nov. 14, 2013. The played resulted in a touchdown.  (Jeffrey D. Allred, Deseret News) Timpview's Gabe Reid recovers an errant snap on a Woods Cross punt in the 4A State semi final game in Salt Lake City Thursday, Nov. 14, 2013. The played resulted in a touchdown. (Jeffrey D. Allred, Deseret News)

91 catches, 1,223 yards, 15 TDs

WR: Nolan Gray, Orem

Sr., 6-4, 185

73 catches, 1,126 yards, 14 TDs

TE: Joe Tukuafu, East

Sr., 6-3, 240

37 catches, 706 yards, 8 TDs

OL: Sione Tuikolovatu, East

Sr., 6-0, 285

“3-year starter, has played guard, center tackle. Toughest kid I’ve ever coached.”

OL: Luke Daley, Box Elder

Jr., 6-0, 260

“3-year starter. Led team in pancakes, led offense to 4,173 yards.”

Timpview quarterback Britain Covey celebrates his team's win against East High during the 4A Championship game at Rice Eccles Stadium in Salt Lake City on Friday, Nov. 22, 2013.  (Laura Seitz, Deseret News) Timpview quarterback Britain Covey celebrates his team's win against East High during the 4A Championship game at Rice Eccles Stadium in Salt Lake City on Friday, Nov. 22, 2013. (Laura Seitz, Deseret News)

OL: Tennessee Su'e 'Su'e, East

Sr., 6-2, 295

“Undoubtedly the leader of the offensive line. Extremely intelligent and talented.”

OL: Seth White, Sky View

Sr., 6-2, 260

“Offered by Navy and Air Force”

OL: Nick Peterson, Woods Cross

Sr., 6-0, 190

“Team captain, did not miss a game in 2 seasons. Overall our best offensive lineman.”

DL: Gabe Reid, Timpview

Jr., 6-1, 225

Olympus High's Coleman Meier runs with the ball in front of Springville's Devyn Tate during a football game at Springville High School in Springville on Friday, Nov. 1, 2013. Olympus won 43-37. (Kristin Murphy, Deseret News) Olympus High's Coleman Meier runs with the ball in front of Springville's Devyn Tate during a football game at Springville High School in Springville on Friday, Nov. 1, 2013. Olympus won 43-37. (Kristin Murphy, Deseret News)

79 tackles, 15.5 sacks

DL: Isaiah Nacua, Timpview

Sr., 6-3, 240

71 tackles, 18.5 sacks

DL: Bryan Mone, Highland

Sr., 6-4, 315

43 tackles, 1.5 sacks

DL: Zach Hansen, Springville

Sr., 6-2, 195

91 tackle, 12.5 sacks

LB: Christian Folau, East

Jr., 6-1, 215

146 tackles, 11.5 sacks

Highland quarterback Jamahl Greer looks for a receiver as East High's Christian Folau closes in for a tackle during a game at Talley Stevens Stadium on Friday, September 20, 2013.  (Matt Gade, Deseret News) Highland quarterback Jamahl Greer looks for a receiver as East High's Christian Folau closes in for a tackle during a game at Talley Stevens Stadium on Friday, September 20, 2013. (Matt Gade, Deseret News)

LB: Deion Saumalu, Woods Cross

Jr., 6-1, 190

67 tackles, 4 sacks, 1 INT, 3 defensive TDs

LB: Pio Stowers, Timpview

Sr., 6-1, 210

86 tackles, 3 sacks, 6 INTs

LB: Breckin Gunter, Box Elder

Sr., 6-0, 207

133 tackles, 3 INTs

DB: Xequille Harry, Woods Cross

Sr., 6-0, 150

27 tackles, 6 INTs, 5 returned for TDs.

DB: Connor Haller, Olympus

Timpview's Pio Stowers just gets a hold of Braxton Godderidge's jersey to bring him down as Timpview and Sky View play in the 2nd round of the state football playoffs Friday, Nov. 8, 2013. Timpview won 49-17. (Scott G Winterton, Deseret News) Timpview's Pio Stowers just gets a hold of Braxton Godderidge's jersey to bring him down as Timpview and Sky View play in the 2nd round of the state football playoffs Friday, Nov. 8, 2013. Timpview won 49-17. (Scott G Winterton, Deseret News)

Sr., 6-4, 185

67 tackles, 2 sacks, 8 INTs

DB: Lorenzo Manu, East

Jr., 6-0, 170

40 tackles, 11 INTs

K: Angel Reyes, Logan

Sr., 6-0, 180

7 FGs, 49 PATS

Specialist: Ryan Curtis, Bountiful

Sr., 6-0, 175

37 catches, 423 yards, 3 TDs … kick returner

4A Second Team

Highland's Jamahl Greer (8), Pita Tonga (50), Bryan Mone (52) and Adam Webber (11) lead the team onto the field prior to the start of the game against Herriman at Highland High School on Friday, Sept. 6, 2013.  (Matt Gade, Deseret News) Highland's Jamahl Greer (8), Pita Tonga (50), Bryan Mone (52) and Adam Webber (11) lead the team onto the field prior to the start of the game against Herriman at Highland High School on Friday, Sept. 6, 2013. (Matt Gade, Deseret News)

QB: Braxton Godderidge, Sky View, Sr.

QB: Isaac Valles, East, Sr.

RB: Kendal Tu'ua, Timpview, Sr.

RB: Dane Anderson, Sky View, Sr.

WR: Zack Zobell, Salem Hills

WR: Logan Miller, Sky View, Sr.

TE: Austin Seegmiller, Timpanogos, Sr.

OL: Cody Hilborn, Highland, Sr.

OL: Robbie Borden, Olympus, Sr.

OL: Tucker Gammell, Spanish Fork, Sr.

OL: Jackson Chiniquy, Maple Mountain, Sr.

OL: Logan Rice, Logan, Sr.

DL: Pita Tonga, Highland, Sr.

East High's Preston Curtis is tackled by Highland's Adam Webber on a stretch play during a game at Talley Stevens Stadium on Friday, September 20, 2013.  (Matt Gade, Deseret News) East High's Preston Curtis is tackled by Highland's Adam Webber on a stretch play during a game at Talley Stevens Stadium on Friday, September 20, 2013. (Matt Gade, Deseret News)

DL: Gavin Moore, Woods Cross, Sr.

DL: Jeff Faletoi, Olympus, Sr.

DL: Siale Mausia, Woods Cross, Jr.

LB: Adam Webber, Highland, Sr.

LB: James Fox, Olympus, Sr.

LB: Gaige Kartchner, Corner Canyon, Jr.

LB: Emmett Tela, Timpview, Sr.

DB: Ben Bergeson, Highland, Sr.

DB: Tualagi Laupata, East, Sr.

DB: Jordan Hayes, Bountiful, Sr.

DB: Hasting Madsen, Timpview, Sr.

K: Isaac Anthony, East, Jr.

Spec.: Jessi Noll, Springville, Sr.

Timpview quarterback Britain Covey pushes for yardage against East High's #42 Hausia Sekona, #4 Lorenzo Manu, and #54 Sione Tuikolovatu during the 4A Championship game at Rice Eccles Stadium in Salt Lake City on Friday, Nov. 22, 2013.  (Laura Seitz, Deseret News) Timpview quarterback Britain Covey pushes for yardage against East High's #42 Hausia Sekona, #4 Lorenzo Manu, and #54 Sione Tuikolovatu during the 4A Championship game at Rice Eccles Stadium in Salt Lake City on Friday, Nov. 22, 2013. (Laura Seitz, Deseret News)

4A Honorable Mention

QB: Jackson Dunford, Timpanogos, Sr.

QB: Tyler Skidmore, Roy, Jr.

RB: Houston Heimuli, Bountiful, Jr.

RB: Malakai Solovi, East, Sr.

WR: Rhett VanLeeuwen, Timpview, Sr.

WR: Gunnar Gustin, Salem Hills, Sr.

WR: Amone Finau, Kearns, Sr.

WR: Tanner Redding, Bountiful, Sr.

OL: Hanani Aiono, Skyline, Sr.

OL: Kayne Boyer, Roy, Sr.

OL: Jake Hatfield, Corner Canyon, Sr.

OL: Jake Daniels, Wasatch, Sr.

Woods Cross' Xequille Harry catches a touchdown pass over Box Elder's Jayk Brooks as Woods Cross High School defeats Box Elder High School in the State 4A tournament Friday, Nov. 1, 2013, in Woods Cross. (Tom Smart, Deseret News) Woods Cross' Xequille Harry catches a touchdown pass over Box Elder's Jayk Brooks as Woods Cross High School defeats Box Elder High School in the State 4A tournament Friday, Nov. 1, 2013, in Woods Cross. (Tom Smart, Deseret News)

OL: Treven Aloi, Murray, Jr.

DL: Max Christensen, Sky View, So.

DL: Sam Bennion, Logan, Sr.

DL: Jake Whittwer, Skyline, Sr.

DL: Max Anae, Timpview, Sr.

DL: Tomasi Giles, Woods Cross, Jr.

LB: Bracken Williams, Logan, Jr.

LB: Colton Grossaint, Kearns, Sr.

LB: Mason Newton, Woods Cross, Sr.

LB: Porter Gustin, Salem Hills, Jr.

LB: Max Latu, Bountiful, Sr.

DB: Braxton Gunther, Woods Cross, So.

Nolan Gray (Orem) () Nolan Gray (Orem) ()

DB: Jayk Brooks, Box Elder, Sr.

DB: Roman Salehi, Skyline, Sr.

DB: Sam Merrill, Bountiful, Sr.

Spec.: A.J. Semeatu, Cyprus, Jr.

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