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Utah Utes head coach Kyle Whittingham leaves the field after losing to the Arizona State Sun Devils at Rice-Eccles Stadium in Salt Lake City on Saturday, Oct. 21, 2017. Arizona State won the game, 30-10.


BYU football: 2018 recruiting class (+live updates, video)

Utah State football: 2018 recruiting class (+live updates, video)


Signing Day for college football is here, and we have you covered for all that is happening on the Utah football front.

Here is the list of Letter of Intent signings for the Utes. Come back throughout the day as more are announced.


Solomon Enis, 6-3, 193, Phoenix, Ariz., wide receiver, is rated a four-star recruit by 247Sports and ESPN and is the son of former Penn State and NFL running back Curtis Enis. He chose the Utes over Penn State, USC and Arizona State, among others.


Cole Fotheringham, 6-4, 235, San Clemente, Calif., tight end, had 100 career receptions for 1,244 yards and 19 touchdowns in high school, signing with Utah in 2016 before leaving on an LDS Church mission.


Andrew Mata'afa, 6-3, 206, San Diego, Calif., linebacker, is a three-star recruit by Rivals and 247Sports who missed his senior season due to injury. He is a cousin to Washington State's Hercules Mataafa, the 2017 Associated Press Defensive Player of the Year.


R.J. Hubert, 6-0, 180, Logandale, Nev., wide receiver, was the 2015 Nevada Division 1A Offensive Player of the Year and committed to the Utes in 2016 before leaving on an LDS Church mission.


Simi Moala, 6-7, 255, Hawthorne, Calif., defensive lineman, was a three-star recruit by Rivals and 247Sports coming out of high school. He originally committed to Oregon State out of high school but is headed to Utah after serving an LDS Church mission.


Devin Brumfield, 5-10, 225, Covington, La., running back, was a three-time 5A all-state running back at Covington High and was named to the USA Today All-USA Louisiana first team last season.


Tareke Lewis, 6-0, 170, Palatka, Fla., cornerback, originally signed with Utah in 2017, but needed to first complete academic requirements. A first-team All-SCFA National Division Central League cornerback as a Riverside Community College in 2015, he will have two years of eligibility remaining.


David Fotu, 6-5, 275, Herriman, athlete, was a Deseret News 6A first-team all-state defensive tackle as a senior at Herriman High and had 55 tackles and five tackles for loss last year.


Paul Maile, 6-2, 269, Salt Lake City, defensive lineman, had 71 tackles and nine sacks as a senior at East High while earning Deseret News 6A first-team all-state honors.


Jaren Kump, 6-5, 266, Riverton, offensive lineman, originally committed to BYU but flipped to Utah and was a Deseret News 6A first-team all-state honoree as a senior Herriman High.


Tennessee Pututau, Salt Lake City, defensive lineman, joins a long line of Pututaus to become part of Utah's program. Michigan State made a late push for his services.


Jackson Cravens, 6-2, 308, Provo, Utah, defensive lineman, is the nephew of Utes head coach Kyle Whittingham. He committed to the program last weekend. Cravens prepped at Timpview High School.


Brant Kuithe, 6-2, 218, Katy, Texas, tight end, committed to the Utes with his twin brother Blake on January 14.


Blake Kuithe, 6-3, 235, Katy, Texas, defensive lineman, committed to the Utes with his twin brother Brant on January 14.


Hunter Lotulelei, 6-3, 328, West Valley City, offensive lineman, has been committed to the Utes since clear back in June of 2016.


Thomas Yassmin, 6-5, 242, New South Wales, Australia, is the latest Aussie to join the Utes, although unlike predecessors Tom Hackett and Mitch Wishnowsky, Yassmin is expected to be a skill position player rather than a punter after being a high-level rugby player in his home country.



Early signees


Malone Mataele, 5-11, 170, Rancho Santa Margarita, Calif., safety, is a three-star prospect who is ranked No. 16 among 2018 all-purpose back recruits by 247 Sports.

Utah football beats out numerous Pac-12 schools, BYU for commitment of athlete Malone Mataele


Terrell Perriman, 5-10, 185, Miami, Fla., wide receiver, committed to the Utes last month and held scholarship offers from SEC schools Georgia, LSU and Tennessee, among other schools.


Jeremiah Jordan, 6-4, 233, Mt. San Jacinto College, defensive end, has two years to use two years of eligibility remaining after committing to the Utes earlier this week.


Bryant Pirtle, 6-2, 227, Pima Community College, linebacker, ultimately signed with the Utes after some confusion on his commitment in the days leading up to the early signing period.


Braeden Daniels, 6-4, 260, Carrollton, Texas, offensive line, originally committed to Illinois before flipping to Utah earlier this week and was a unanimous selection for the 6A Texas All-District team in 2017.


Jack Tuttle, 6-4, 189, San Marcos, Calif., quarterback, is rated a four-star prospect by 247 Sports who's been committed to the Utes for over a year. He competed in the Elite 11 last summer and has also garnered interest from several Power 5 schools, including Alabama, USC and Wisconsin.

Utes get commitment from elite 2018 QB prospect Jack Tuttle