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BYU head coach Kalani Sitake looks up at the scoreboard during game against Hawaii, Saturday, Nov. 25, 2017, in Honolulu.


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

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


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


Malik Moore, 6-0, 180, San Diego, Calif., defensive back, played running back, receiver, punt returner and defensive back at Point Loma High School and was rated a 247Sports top 300 player in California.


Amone Finua, 6-2, 205, Kearns, running back, was a three-star recruit by 247Sports and ESPN coming out of Kearns High and is back from serving a mission for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.


Viliami Tausinga, 6-2, 230, Salt Lake City, linebacker, is a three-star recruit on 247Sports and ESPN and had 114 solo tackles and eight sacks as a senior at East High.


Gunner Romney, 6-3, 200, Chandler, Arizona, wide receiver, is rated a four-star recruit by 247Sports. He had 1,554 receiving yards and 19 touchdowns on his way to leading Chandler High to back-to-back state titles.


Alex Miskela, 6-1, 220, Los Alamitos, California, outside linebacker, played senior season at Los Alamitos High after transferring from St. John Bosco as a junior, where he won a state championship. Also recruited by Utah, Arizona State, California and Washington State.


Isaiah Herron, 6-1, 175, Las Vegas, defensive back, had 21 pass breakups and two interceptions while also returning kicks and punts for Arbor View High.


Danny Jones, 6-4, 223, Essendon, Australia, punter, played Australian rules football for the Birchip-Watchem Bulls and Bendigo Pioneers.


Dallin Holker, 6-5, 222, Lehi, tight end, had 1,766 receiving yards and 22 TDs for the Pioneers as a senior while earning Deseret News 5A MVP honors in 2017.



Early signees

Zach Wilson, 6-3, 195, Draper, quarterback, originally committed to Boise State before flipping to BYU and had 2,976 passing yards and 24 touchdowns as a senior while also rushing for 719 yards and eight TDs for Corner Canyon High School.


Brayden Cosper, 6-3, 195, South Jordan, wide receiver, committed to the Cougars in June. He prepped at Bingham High School.


Talan Alfrey, 6-3, 185, Auburn, Wash., safety, played both wide receiver and safety in high school and also held scholarship offers from Air Force, Nevada and Idaho, according to 247 Sports.


Brach Davis, 6-1, 170, Salt Lake City, cornerback, has been committed to the Cougars since June and prepped at Olympus High School.


Connor Pay, 6-5, 270, American Fork, offensive line, prepped at Lone Peak and committed to BYU in June 2016, when he also held offers from Utah and Utah State.


Chinonso Opara, 6-9, 270, Draper, defensive lineman, is still relatively new to football after moving to the United States from Nigeria in 2014. He prepped at Juan Diego Catholic High School.

6-9, 260-pound BYU-bound football player from Nigeria tackling opportunity in America


Oliver Nasilai, 6-2, 245, Jessieville, Ark., linebacker, has been committed to the Cougars since June.


Campbell Barrington, 6-6, 280, Spokane, Wash., offensive lineman, has been committed to the Cougars since clear back in June of 2016. His brother Clark signed with BYU as part of its 2016 recruiting class.


Isaac Matua, 6-3, 205, Kearns, linebacker, committed to BYU in November. He prepped at Kearns High School.


Jacob Smith, 6-6, 319, Rosemount, Minn., offensive line, is rated a three-star prospect and the No. 90 national offensive tackle recruit in the 2018 class by 247 Sports.


Ben Tuipulotu, 6-4, 200, Fort Mill, S.C., tight end, is the younger brother of Hank Tuipulotu, a 2016 Cougar commit at tight end, and son of former BYU fullback Peter Tuipulotu.


Stacy Conner, 6-5, 175, Wylie, Texas, quarterback, had previously committed to Texas State, then UNLV before committing to BYU this month.


Tysen Lewis, 6-5, 270, Ogden, offensive line, prepped at Weber High and also held an offer from Utah State. He committed to BYU in June.


Harris LaChance, 6-8, 275, Herriman, offensive line, originally committed to Utah State prior to serving an LDS Church mission but is now headed to BYU and was an all-state defensive lineman at Herriman High.

Former USU commit Harris LaChance gets official admittance into BYU and will join Cougars for 2018 season