Several top high school football prospects are already popping up, indicating another bumper crop of in-state recruits. Several of the state's top prospects already have offers, with many more likely on the way. A couple of the top prospects, Bingham's Keegan Hicks and Mountain Crest's Moroni Laulu-Pututau, have already pledged to sign with BYU, while Pine View's Logan Stott is ticketed for Arizona and Cody Boyer is on his way to Utah State. Many other top prospects are sure to surface during the coming months, but for now, in late February, here are 10 of the state's top uncommitted recruits for the 2013 signing class.

10 Hayden Weichers, 6-0, 170 pounds, receiver/defensive back, Bingham

Weichers has garnered a lot of early interest from all the in-state schools — mostly from BYU. He's also received early interest from programs such as Boise State, Stanford and Vanderbilt according to

9 Braden Harris, 6-3, 220 pounds, linebacker, Gunnison Valley

Harris recently received an offer from Utah State and holds a lot of interest from both BYU and Utah. Gunnison typically doesn't attract a lot of college recruiters, but Harris aims to change that this coming season.

8 Tueni Lupeamanu, 6-3, 220 pounds, athlete, Herriman

Lupeamanu received a very early offer from BYU to play linebacker. He's shown to be a very versatile athlete, playing three positions for the Mustangs last season.

7 Harrison Handley, 6-6, 200 pounds, tight end, Alta

Handley is the son of former BYU tight end Darren Handley and has the opportunity to follow in his dad's footsteps having been offered by BYU. He'll likely have many other schools to choose from as well.

6 Siale Fakailoatonga, 6-4, 215 pounds, tight end, Cottonwood

Fakailoatonga received offers from both BYU and Utah early last summer after some standout performances during their camps. Like most of the top in-state recruits he'll likely be receiving many more offers by the end of the summer.

5 Talon Shumway, 6-3, 200 pounds, athlete, Lone Peak

Shumway was one of the more exciting players in 2010 before being limited by injuries in 2011. He looks to be fully healthy now and will likely add quickly to his offer from BYU.

4 Francis Bernard, 5-11, 215 pounds, running back, Herriman

Bernard was one of the more exciting players this past season and received an early offer from BYU. Many other schools are showing interest and he should receive a host of offers before the start of the 2012 season.

3 Sean Barton, 6-2, 205 pounds, linebacker, Woods Cross

Barton currently holds offers from Utah, BYU, Utah State and Stanford, while receiving interest from most Pac-12 programs according to He grew up a Ute fan, but insists he's wide open in regard to where he'll sign.

2 Lowell Lotulelei, 6-2, 280 pounds, defensive tackle, Bingham

The Miners always produce the top talent in Utah and their top prospect for 2013 looks to be Lotulelei. He already has offers in hand from Utah, BYU, Utah State, Cal, UCLA and other offers are likely to follow. Utah looks to be in good position for his services with his older brother currently in the program.

1 Cooper Bateman, 6-4, 200 pounds, quarterback, Cottonwood

Bateman has already been tabbed as a four-star prospect by recruiting services and has early offers from BYU, Utah, Utah State, Arkansas, Mississippi, Maryland and Boise State, with other offers sure to come. Bateman looks to be one of the more highly-touted quarterback prospects the state has produced.