BYU picked up another football commitment on Monday night, landing Aulelio Olomua, a defensive end from Mesa, Ariz.
Olomua said on his Facebook page that he has committed to BYU. You can read more about Olomua on our BYU sports blog here.
According to my calculations, that gives the Cougars 18 commitments. There has been speculation, however, that Joe Sampson, a junior college transfer, might not be able to sign on Feb. 2 due to some academic hangups.
Here is the list of 18 commitments for 2011 to BYU, and five commitments from the class of 2012:
BYU’s 2011 Football Commitments (18)
Baker Pritchard*Def. End*6-2/240*Bingham
Moses Kaumatule*Def. Tackle*6-2/245*Bingham
Kesni Tausinga*Def. Tackle*6-0/260*Bingham
Colby Jorgensen*Tight end*6-7/215*Timpview
Alex Kuresa*Quarterback*5-11/160*Mountain Crest
Lui Lapuaho*Off. Tackle*6-7/285*Hunter
Ryker Mathews*Lineman* 6-6/270* American Fork
Corbin Kaufusi*Def. end*6-6/215*Timpview
Austin Heder*Linebacker*6-2/215*Pleasant Grove
Joe Sampson*Cornerback*6-0*205*College of San Mateo
Adam Pulsipher*Linebacker*6-2/200*Temecula Valley, Calif.
Stehly Reden*Def. End*6-4/235*Valley Center, Calif.
Lene Lesatele*Linebacker*6-3/245*Cerritos, Calif.
Preston Hadley*Safety*6-0/200*Pleasant Grove/Snow College
Brian Rawlinson*Off. Tackle*6-5/285*Oologah, Okla.
Aulelio Olomua*Def. End*6-4/235*Mesa, Ariz.
Matt Sumsion*Tight end*6-8/210*Springville
BYU's 2012 Football Commitments (5)
Matt Hadley*Safety*5-11/160*Connell, Wash.
Corey Edwards*Kicker*5-11/170 *Hurricane
Zach Lindsay*Off. tackle.*6-7/250*Davis
Josh Weeks*Wide Receiver*6-4/200*Show Low, Ariz.
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