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Tribune names Utah's high school football MVPs and All-State teams

Published December 14, 2012 1:54 pm

This is an archived article that was published on sltrib.com in 2012, and information in the article may be outdated. It is provided only for personal research purposes and may not be reprinted.

The moments these athletes produced throughout the 2012 season were priceless.

Whether it was a runaway state title victory or a double-overtime thriller, this year's MVPs and All-State football players consistently performed at a different level when it mattered most. Some would say it was the year of the quarterback, as four of the five MVPs took their teams to their respective state championship games, but every MVP and All-State player showcased leadership, talent and standards to lead a program with everything on the line.

Class 5A: Austin Kafentzis, of Jordan High School

Class 4A: Jake Lloyd, of Timpview High School

Class 3A: Blake Barney, of Dixie High School

Class 2A: Barkley Christensen, of San Juan High School

Class 1A: McKade Nielsen, of Duchesne High School

Coach of the Year: Blaine Monkres, of Dixie High School

The full All-State Football Team 2012