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Letters of intent have now come in for three Logan High stars: Kicker Jake Thompson, and defensive linemen Caden Andersen (no relation to Gary Andersen) and Jacoby Wildman.
Two of those Grizzlies are recovering from injuries this past year — Thompson and Andersen. But Thompson is hopeful to make a recovery after becoming one of the state’s most prolific kickers as a junior. Andersen and Wildman are likely to go on missions, so they’ll be
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Hagen Andersen, who is Gary Andersen’s son, will likely be a preferred walk-on for the Aggies, as well.
Utah State has consistently harvested talent from down the street: Five guys already on the roster are from Logan High.
BYU has done a pretty good job landing the sons of former Cougar football standouts lately, but the son of a prominent former Cougar is heading elsewhere to play his college football.
Torry McTyer, son of former BYU defensive back Tim McTyer, signed with UNLV today. BYU looked at Torry McTyer in the weeks before signing day, but apparently did not offer him a scholarship.
Torry McTyer, out of Cathedral High in Los Angeles, originally committed to Cal. But the Golden Bears withdrew the offer last month and McTyer’s recruiting process started anew.
The Utes are down to just a few players remaining to sign, with X’avier Shepherd, a receiver out of Lakewood, Calif., being the most notable.
Also, not showing up on the boards yet but enrolled is Brandon Cox, the quarterback out of Pasadena, Calif.
One commit, Leroy Sitake Tanoai, isn’t expected to sign with this class since plans are he’ll attend a mission before enrolling.
In need of a quarterback to replace departed senior Mike Hoke, Weber State brought in a record-breaking junior college performer Alfonso Medina from Santa Monica College. Medina, a junior from Venice, Calif., passed for 2,640 yards and 30 touchdowns in 2012.
Medina, one of two quarterbacks to sign with Weber State on Wednesday, set a school record with 51 career touchdowns. Also signing with WSU is freshman Austin Chipoletti, a 5-foot-11 quarterback from Jacksonville, Fla.
Weber State addressed needs on both sides of the football, bringing in five defensive players, including junior college safety D.J. Bush, and five on offense. Foothill College (Los Altos Hills, Calif.) coach Kelly Edwards called Bush the quarterback of the defense.
The freshmen offensive signings involved two receivers, one running back and an offensive tackle. Two defensive linemen were among the defensive freshmen additions. WSU also brought in a linebacker and a cornerback.
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