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VIDEO: BYU top recruit Tanner Mangum high school highlights

BYU reeled in another top quarterback recruit during Wednesday's national letter of intent day. Tanner Mangum, from Eagle, Idaho, comes in with an impressive high school resume. Watch Mangum play in this video compilation of his top... Read more »

Feb. 3, 2012

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Video: Clips of Stanford commit and Pleasant Grove prospect Brandon Fanaika

Pleasant Grove senior offensive lineman Brandon Fanaika fulfilled a dream Wednesday as he committed to play football at Stanford University. This video shows highlights of Fanaika crushing defenders and what he may potentially bring... Read more »

Feb. 3, 2012

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Video: Highlights of Bingham High School football prospect Jared Afalava

Bingham High School football prospect Jared Afalava committed to the University of Nebraska on Wednesday, National Signing Day. This compilation of highlights displays the talent the local prospect brings to the Cornhuskers. Read more »

Feb. 3, 2012

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O'Brien lauds recruits sticking with Penn State

New Penn State coach Bill O'Brien gave credit to the recruits who stuck with their verbal commitments to the Nittany Lions. Read more »

Feb. 1, 2012

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Signing day: Utah State Aggies bulk up at OL, WR spots

Utah State football coach Gary Andersen capitalized on the Aggies' 2011 success by bringing another solid recruiting class into the Utah State fold on National Letter of Intent Day. Read more »

Feb. 1, 2012

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Stanford seals one of program's best classes

About the only thing that went wrong on national signing for Stanford was having to replace the toner on the fax machine. Read more »

Feb. 1, 2012

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BYU football: Mendenhall calls 2012 class 'most qualified to do it all'

While introducing the 17 players that signed with BYU on Wednesday, coach Bronco Mendenhall called his 2012 collection of recruits "the most qualified class to do it all." Read more »

Feb. 1, 2012

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Despite struggles, Vols sign strong 2012 class

After an NCAA investigation, a disappointing 2011 season and an offseason that's been filled with assistant coaching turnover, Tennessee needed some good news on the recruiting front. Read more »

Feb. 1, 2012

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SUU football: Thunderbirds draw upon homegrown talent on Letter of Intent Day

Southern Utah's signing class during Wednesday's National Signing Day was mostly local talent, as the Thunderbirds inked 20 football players from Utah. Read more »

Feb. 1, 2012

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Signing day: Biographies of 2012 SUU Thunderbirds football recruiting class

Southern Utah University's 2012 National Signing Day class consists mainly of local talent, as the Thunderbirds inked 28 football players Wednesday — 20 of which hail from Utah. Read more »

Feb. 1, 2012

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Nick Saban stocks up, Dorial Green-Beckham stays home

Every coach claims to have a great national signing day. Nick Saban actually does — every year. Read more »

Feb. 1, 2012

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Georgia signs 18, awaits word from top prospect

The day started so well for Georgia. Top prospect Josh Harvey-Clemons revealed he was signing with the Bulldogs, turning a solid recruiting class into one that figured to be ranked among the... Read more »

Feb. 1, 2012

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Signing day: Highly touted QBs Chase Hansen, Travis Wilson sign with Utah Utes

Utah received letters from a pair of highly touted quarterbacks on National Signing Day. Chase Hansen of Lone Peak High and Travis Wilson of San Clemente High in California made their commitments... Read more »

Feb. 1, 2012

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Signing day: Biographies of 2012 Utah Utes football recruiting class

Letters of intent received by the University of Utah football program. Biographies from the Utah sports information department. Video clips can be found at www.utahutes.com. Read more »

Feb. 1, 2012

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Signing day: Pleasant Grove prep standout Brandon Fanaika sticks with Stanford despite efforts by Utes, BYU, Cal

There was a lot of drama surrounding Pleasant Grove's Brandon Fanaika leading up to LOI day. Read more »

Feb. 1, 2012

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Weber State football: John L. Smith signs 1st class at WSU

The initial recruiting class for first-year Weber State University head football coach John L. Smith features 17 freshmen, including six from Utah, who will play for the Wildcats in a group Smith classifies as "a little better than I... Read more »

Feb. 1, 2012

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Signing day: Biographies of 2012 Weber State Wildcats football recruiting class

Seven high school players, including two from Utah, two from Idaho and one each from Florida, Georgia and California, were the first members of new Weber State University head football coach John L. Smith's initial recruiting class... Read more »

Feb. 1, 2012

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Signing day: Biographies of 2012 BYU Cougars football recruiting class

Itís been a busy morning on National Signing Day for BYU. Read more »

Feb. 1, 2012

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Signing day: Biographies of 2012 Utah State Aggies football recruiting class

The fax machine at Utah State is humming as the Aggies have started receiving their letters of intent from around the country. Head Coach Gary Andersen is expected to have one of his best... Read more »

Feb. 1, 2012

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Tracy Howard picks Miami, giving 'Canes class a boost

Tracy Howard says he expects the NCAA to impose sanctions against Miami. He wants to play for the Hurricanes anyway. Read more »

Feb. 1, 2012

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Signing day: Six Alta High School players sign letters of intent

As the six Alta High School seniors gathered early Wednesday morning at the school to sign their National Letters of Intent, a couple of them joked, "now what day is this." Read more »

Feb. 1, 2012

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USU football: Aggies' family emphasis strengthened as National Signing Day nears

Normally when a coaching staff changes not one but two offensive coordinators in an offseason, it can have a substantial negative impact on the incoming recruiting class. Not so with this year’s Utah State football team. Read more »

Feb. 1, 2012

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BYU, Utah, Utah State football: Follow National Signing Day with our live chat

National Signing Day is upon us -- a chance to learn about the Cougars, Utes, Aggies, Wildcats and Thunderbirds of the future. Read more »

Feb. 1, 2012

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National Signing Day: High school football stars mostly staying home

It was true several years ago when Utah and BYU were in the MWC, and it's still true in 2012. Read more »

Feb. 1, 2012

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BYU, Utah football: Signing day special 2012 - Part 4

Brandon Gurney of the Deseret News and Tom Cella of Utezone.com discuss junior college recruiting, and top talent recruits that will commit to play football outside of Utah. Read more »

Jan. 31, 2012

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BYU football: Top in-state OL recruit still considering Cougars

Pleasant Grove's Brandon Fanaika is playing his recruitment until the bitter end. Read more »

Jan. 31, 2012

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Utah State football: National signing day, USU verbal commits

» Follow the Deseret News sports team for more Utah State football signing day coverage. Note: This is a working list of known high school football verbal commits to Utah State.... Read more »

Jan. 31, 2012

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Signing day shaping up to be a pretty good one for the Utes

When it comes to recruiting, Utah coach Kyle Whittingham acknowledges that things are a little bit different now that the Utes have switched conferences. The original BCS Busters are no longer... Read more »

Jan. 30, 2012

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BYU football: Defensive end prospect Theodore King verbally commits to BYU

His commitment was anticipated, but Theodore King decided to make it official -- he will sign with BYU this Wednesday. Read more »

Jan. 30, 2012

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BYU football: Cougars pick up 2013 commit from Bingham offensive lineman Keegan Hicks

While most teams are focusing on wrapping up their 2012 signing classes, BYU is getting started early on their 2013 class. Read more »

Jan. 29, 2012

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BYU football: Joe DuPaix excited about first recruiting class

BYU's first year of independence coincided with Joe DuPaix's first year as recruiting coordinator. The fruits of the Cougars' recruiting efforts will be realized on Wednesday — 2012 national... Read more »

Jan. 29, 2012

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Utah Utes football: Utes pick up another recruit, DE Pasoni Tasini from Hawaii

Utah football picked up a recruiting commitment from Pasoni Tasini, a 6-foot-3, 240-pound defensive end from Baldwin High School in Hawaii. Read more »

Jan. 29, 2012

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BYU Cougars, Utah Utes, Utah State Aggies ready for National Signing Day 2012

The BYU, Utah and Utah State football programs are putting the finishing touches on their final signing lists for 2012. Read more »

Jan. 29, 2012

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BYU football: National signing day, BYU verbal commits

» Follow the Deseret News sports team for breaking BYU, Utah, and Utah State 2012 national signing day coverage. Note: This is a working list of known high school football verbal... Read more »

Jan. 27, 2012

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Utah Utes football: National signing day, U. verbal commits

» Follow the Deseret News sports team for breaking BYU, Utah, and Utah State 2012 national signing day coverage. Note: This is a working list of known high school football verbal... Read more »

Jan. 27, 2012

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Video: BYU, Utah football recruiting special, part 2

Brandon Gurney of the Deseret News and Tom Cella of Utezone.com discuss new college football recrutes. This is part two of a four-part video series about National Signing Day. Read more »

Jan. 27, 2012

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Video: BYU, Utah football recruiting special, part 1

A conversation with experts on recruiting, Brandon Gurney of the Deseret News and Tom Cella of Utezone.com. This is part one of a four-part video series about National Signing Day. Read more »

Jan. 26, 2012

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Snow College's Tenny Palepoi to stay in-state, will sign with BYU, Utah or Utah State

Tenny Palepoi has made a decision on where to play next year as he narrows in on his commit decision. Read more »

Jan. 24, 2012

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BYU football: Theodore King liked visit to BYU, weighing committing to the Cougars

Theodore King is receiving a lot of late interest, including an offer from BYU, but will he accept it? Read more »

Jan. 18, 2012

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Utah Utes football: Brian Allen excited to be a part of Utah's future

Utah scored big with recruits with the last name of "Allen" over the weekend. Read more »

Jan. 18, 2012

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High school football: Lone Peak's Chase Hansen named a Parade All-American

Parade magazine announced Saturday that Utah's player of the year, Chase Hansen, has been named to its 49th annual All-American high school football team. Read more »

Jan. 15, 2012

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BYU football: Cougar commit Dylan Collie's senior year takes an unexpected turn

Injuries forced BYU commit Dylan Collie to play at a different position for much of his senior season. Read more »

Jan. 10, 2012

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Utah Utes football: Big recruiting weekend on tap for Utes

It's a big recruiting weekend for the University of Utah as it prepares to welcome as many as 15 prospects for official visits. Read more »

Jan. 9, 2012

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BYU football: Mapping out BYU's 2012 signing class

BYU won't be signing nearly as many prospects as most programs this coming February for one specific reason. Read more »

Jan. 5, 2012

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East star lineman Vainuku commits to Utah

SALT LAKE CITY — East high's Vaha Vainuku could have had the offer he's coveted since young, but instead opted to commit to the school across the street. He informed the Utah coaching staff that he'll sign a letter of intent... Read more »

Jan. 1, 2012

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Utah Utes football: Utah signs JC running back prospect

Utah scored big in the junior college market with the signing of John White. This year, they're well on their way of scoring big again, signing top JC RB prospect Kelvin York Read more »

Dec. 21, 2011

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BYU football: Troy Hinds commits to BYU for every reason

It's often assumed that BYU commits come to Provo for every reason other than football. For BYU's latest commit, the football reasons were as great as any other. Read more »

Aug. 10, 2011

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National media, coaches praise Tanner Mangum, Travis Wilson

It's a very good thing for college football in the state to have both a BYU and a Utah commit competing in the nation's most prestigious camp. The nation has taken note of both prospects. Read more »

July 22, 2011

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