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Utah Utes head coach Kyle Whittingham gestures during NCAA football against the USC Trojans in Salt Lake City on Saturday, Oct. 20, 2018.

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

Simote Pepa

Defensive lineman, 6-2, 337, South Jordan, Bingham High: Pepa was the Deseret News 6A MVP as a junior in 2017 and earned all-state honors as a sophomore (second team), junior (first team) and senior (first team). He's rated the No. 6 recruit in the state of Utah by both 247 Sports and Rivals.

Junior Tafuna

Linebacker, 6-2, 235, Taylorsville, Bingham High: Tafuna, a three-star recruit, is ranked the No. 7 recruit in the state of Utah by both 247 Sports and Rivals.

Sione Vaki

Defensive back, 6-0, 200, Antioch, California, Liberty High: Vaki was named the Bay Valley Athletic League MVP as a senior in 2018 and played safety, wide receiver and returner in high school.

Jordan Wilmore

Running back, 5-8, 200, Lawndale, California, Lawndale High: Wilmore chose the Utes over fellow Pac-12 teams Arizona State and UCLA after originally committing to USC. He is rated the No. 4 overall all-purpose back in this year's recruiting class, according to 247 Sports.

Bamidele Olaseni

Offensive tackle, 6-7, 332, London, England, Garden City Community College: Olaseni, a four-star recruit, is rated the No. 10 JUCO offensive tackle in this year's recruiting class by Rivals and earned first-team NJCAA All-American honors last year as a sophomore.

JaTravis McCloud

Defensive back, 5-11, 186, Tulsa, Oklahoma, Union High: McCloud was a track star as well in high school and earned second-team All-Tulsa World honors as a senior.

Cameron Rising

Quarterback, 6-0, 233, Ventura, California, University of Texas: Rising joins the Utes as a transfer from Texas, where he redshirted in 2018. He was a four-star recruit out of high school.

Luke Felix-Fualalo

Offensive lineman, 6-7, 302, Brisbane, Australia, Mater Dei High: Felix-Fualalo held offers from several Pac-12 schools, including Arizona State, Colorado, Oregon State and Washington State, in addition to Utah, according to 247 Sports.

Drew Rawls

Safety, 6-2, 185, Beaumont Texas, West Brook High: Rawls, a three-star defender who earned first-team 6A Texas all-district honors, committed to the Utes on the eve of National Signing Day.

Early signees

Aaron Lowe

Safety, 6-0, 179, Mesquite, Texas, West Mesquite HS: Lowe is the latest in a long line of safeties to join the Utes out of Texas.

LaCarea Pleasant-Johnson

Cornerback, 6-1, 161, Phoenix, Arizona, Mountain Pointe HS: Had 51 tackles and four interceptions as senior in 2018.

Donte Banton

Wide receiver, 6-0, 189, Deerfield Beach HS: Banton becomes the latest player to join the Utes from Florida.

Sataoa Laumea

Offensive Line, 6-5, 300, Rialto, California, Eisenhower HS: The first-team All-Citrus Belt League is listed as a three-star recruit by 247Sports and Rivals.

Micah Bernard

Running back, 5-10½, 187, Cerritos, California (Gahr HS): Ran for 3,144 yards and 36 touchdowns in his high school career.

Falcon Kaumatule

Athlete, 6-8 245 Las Vegas (Bishop Gorman HS): Versatile athlete is a proven defensive end and tight end.

Marist Talavou

Offensive guard 6-3 316 Bellflower, California (St. John Bosco HS): Helped team win 13 straight games before a 17-13 loss to Mater Dei in the playoffs.

Manny Bowen

Linebacker, 6-2, 231 pounds, Barnegat, N.J., Penn State

The graduate transfer will be a senior for Utah next season. He started 21 games at Penn State from 2015-17, getting 134 tackles, 3.5 sacks, three pass breakups and two forced fumbles.

Johnny Maea

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Offensive guard, 6-4, 308 pounds, Salt Lake City, East High, returns to play for the Utes after serving a church mission. Pivotal in East’s state-record 5,509 yards rushing en route to winning the 4A title in 2015.

Semisi Lauaki

Defensive end, 6-4, 240 pounds, Lawndale, California, 2016 initial signee finished his senior year with 41 tackles, five behind the line of scrimmage. Had two sacks.

Keaton Bills

Defensive lineman, 6-4, 274, Draper, Utah, all-stater at Corner Canyon returns to play for the Utes after serving a church mission.

Ben Lennon

Punter, 6-2, 185, Viewbank, Australia, Swinburne University, 23-year-old is former Australian rules football player.