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Utah State head coach football Matt Wells addresses his team following Tuesday afternoon's practice at Maverik Stadium in Logan.


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

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


Signing day is here and we have you covered for all that is happening on the Utah State football front.

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


Elijah Shelton, 6-2, 215, Salt Lake City, linebacker, is rated a two-star recruit by 247Sports out of Highland High.


Michael Anyanwu, 5-9, 180, Covina, Calif., cornerback, is rated a two-star prospect by 247Sports out of Charter Oak High School.


Johnson Hansen, 6-3, 270, Salt Lake City, defensive lineman, played on both sides of the ball at East High, including tight end on offense.


Seni Tuiaki, 6-2, 250, Salt Lake City, defensive lineman, played at East High and committed to the Aggies in December. He's rated a three-star recruit by 247Sports.


Christian Nash, 6-2, 190, Salt Lake City, defensive back, joined the East Leopards for his senior season. He committed to the Aggies in October.


Will Dana, 6-1, 200, Sandy, quarterback, was a Deseret News 5A honorable mention all-state honoree as a senior at Alta High.


Karter Shaw, 6-3, 285, South Jordan, offensive lineman, can bench press 285 pounds, according to his Hudl profile.


Mitch Medina, 6-1, 220, Sandy, linebacker, was a Deseret News second-team 5A all-state player at Alta High as a senior.


Karene Reid, 6-2, 220, Provo, linebacker, had 84 tackles and 11 tackles for loss for Timpview High.


Deven Thompkins, 5-7, 160, Fort Myers, Fla., wide receiver, committed to the Aggies in November, according to 247Sports.



Early signees


Crew Wakley, 6-2, 190, Sandy, athlete, was named the Deseret News 5A first-team all-state quarterback in 2017 after putting up 4,431 yards of total offense and 43 total touchdowns.


Hale Motu'apuaka, 6-2, 290, Honolulu, Hawaii, defensive lineman, is a six-time World Fireknife Champion in the junior division.


Jacob South, 6-6, 275, Anacortes, Wash, offensive lineman, committed to the Aggies on Tuesday.


Kyler Hack, 6-4, 300, Orange Coast College, offensive line, was a second-team all-conference selection as a freshman for Orange Coast College this past season. He will enroll in classes at Utah State beginning with the 2018 spring semester.


Andrew Peasley, 6-3, 180, La Grande, Ore., quarterback, is a two-star pro-style quarterback and a three-sport athlete who was named The Oregonian's Greater Oregon League MVP in boys basketball. He will enroll in classes at Utah State beginning with the 2018 spring semester.


DJ Williams, 5-9, 185, Independence Community College, cornerback, had 56 tackles, two fumble recoveries, a forced fumble and three pass breakups for Independence Community College in 2017. He will enroll in classes at Utah State beginning with the 2018 spring semester.


Tim Patrick Jr., 6-0, 180, San Diego, Calif, wide receiver, also received interest from Utah, according to 247 Sports.


Andy Koch, 6-5, 250, Corona, Calif, offensive line, originally committed to Oregon State, according to 247 Sports, before flipping to Utah State. He is rated a three-star prospect by 247 Sports.


Wyatt Bowles, 6-5, 270, Syracuse, offensive line, played on both sides of the line for Syracuse High and earned Deseret News 6A all-state honorable mention honors as a senior.


Darwin Thompson, 5-9, 195, Northeastern Oklahoma A&M, running back, rushed for 1,391 yards and eight touchdowns last year at Northeastern Oklahoma A&M. He will enroll in classes at Utah State beginning with the 2018 spring semester.