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Published: Thursday, Dec. 12 2013 10:10 p.m. MST

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Ironmomo
Ogden, UT

Congratulations to both players for making second team all-american.

By the way....how many stars did these two players have coming out of high school? Let me guess...5, 4, 3....;nope both were 2 star recruits.

..how can that be Chris B?

JoeBA
Pleasant Grove, ut

Su'a-Filo was a 5 star recruit, and ranked by some as the best O-lineman in the country. BYU's o-line really could have used him.

TJ
Eagle Mountain, UT

Ironmomo
KVN - 4 stars
Filo - 4 stars
Larsen - 2 stars

Congrats to all of them. All should get a shot at the NFL

Wiscougarfan
River Falls, WI

RE: Ironmomo

"By the way....how many stars did these two players have coming out of high school? Let me guess...5, 4, 3....;nope both were 2 star recruits."

KVN - 4 stars
Su'a Filo - 4 stars
Tyler - Larsen - 2 stars

You should do your homework. Tyler Larsen is additional evidence that under-rated players can emerge as stars, but the recruiting services usually get it right.

Ed Grady
Idaho Falls, ID

Hmmm, I guess that makes Kyle Van Noy the best linebacker in Utah. I sure hope that wasn't a disruptive thing to say.

Robyuuki
Lewisburg, PA

What accomplishments these gentlemen have made. Congradulations to you all. Van Noy is an extreme example of TRUE GRIT and proof of that commitment enables great change and feats. Thank you for setting such an incredible example to us all.

Chris B
Salt Lake City, UT

Ironmomo,

How can that happen?

Because they are good.

Where did you get confused?

I have never said stars are always right. I just said that overall stars matter.

If you don't think so, you must think its a pure coincidence that Alabama has been among the highest STARS in recruiting the last 5 years and has been among the best teams.

Coincidence?

Nope!

Does high stars guarantee wins for a team?

No.

Guess what else doesn't guarantee wins?

Speedy players
Strong players
Smart players
Good coaching
Not fumbling
Not throwing interceptions
Scoring lots of points

You going to try and convince people those things don't matter since they don't guarantee wins?

LOL!

Brad J
West Jordan, UT

@ Chris B

Just curious how does 7 in a row sound to you.. LOL

BYU 110
Utah 87

Go BYU

Ken
Sandy, UT

Ironmomo, Are you seriously suggesting that a team full of 2 stars is no different than a team full of 4-5 stars? Wow.

PAC man
Anaheim, CA

CB

"I have never said stars are always right. I just said that overall stars matter.

If you don't think so, you must think its a pure coincidence that Alabama has been among the highest STARS in recruiting the last 5 years and has been among the best teams."

Texas has been ranked as high or higher than Alabama in recruiting the last 5 years, yet Texas was pummeled by BYU this year and barely beat the Cougars by a single point at home last year. The Longhorns finished 5-7 and weren't even bowl eligible in 2010.

How do you explain that?

Poor coaching by a coach who coached the Longhorns to a national championship in 2005?

Big 12 Call Yet?
Ogden, UT

Iron,

So it appears you were called out on your total fabrication?'

Lol!

Big 12 Call Yet?
Ogden, UT

Iron,

Did you just totally make that up(lie) to try and put me down?

And it backfired big time!

Lol!

Ifel Of'a-sofa
Alpine, Utah

What? An Aggie and Cougar and an outstanding local kid who went national on the list, and no ute?
Richard and Chrisb, how can that be?

Northern
Logan, UT

I thought I saw somewhere that Nevin Lawson Utah state CB also made 3rd team All-American.
But maybe that was just for a USA today pole.

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