Recruiting Roundup

Kavika Fonua had another great game last week. Find out how he and BYU's other commits and recruits are doing this season.

2014 Commits

Cedric Dale 5-9, 175 RB/DB Hebron, TX vs. Plano, won 28-7, 5 rush 15 yds, 1 rec 27 yds TD, 2 tackles, 1 FF, 1 Fum rec, 1 KO rtn 87 yds; season 14 rush 24 yds, 3 rec 54 yds TD, 3 KO rtns 118 yds, 3 pnt rtns 96 yds TD, 22 tackles, 1 FF, 1 fum rec, 3 PD

Trey Dye 5-11, 175 WR Cooper, TX at Odessa, 12 rush 91 yds TD; season 62 rush 404 yds 8 TDs, 11 rec 237 yds TD

Nick Kurtz 6-6, 205 WR Grossmont CC, Ca vs, Santa Ana, won 39-35, 3 rec 41 yds TD; season 13 rec 180 yds 4 TDs

Chandon Herring 6-7, 260 OL Perry, AZ vs. Mountain Ridge, lost 42-26, ; season 9 tackles, 1 sack, 5 pnk blks

Austin Chambers 6-4, 290 Shawnee Mission West, KS at Lawrence Free State, lost 35-14, 13 tackles; season 28 tackles

Zac Dawe 6-4, 265 DE/OL, Pleasant Grove, Ut, vs. Riverton, lost 38-7, 5 tackles; season 17 tackles, 4 sacks,

Sione Takitaki 6-3, 240 DE Heritage CA at Rialto, won 49-28,5 rush 42 yds; season 40 rush 334 yds 2 TDs, 1 rec 9 yds, 24 tackles

Teancum Fuga 6-1, 300 DT Edison, Ca at Mater Dei, 3 tackles; season 7 tackles

Earl Mariner 6-4, 300 DT Washburn Rural, KS at West, won 48-7, ; season 5 tackles, 1 int

Fred Warner 6-3, 205 LB Mission Hills, Ca vs. Oceanside, won 30-6, 1 blkd PAT, 1 sack; season 1 sack, 1 int, 1 blkd pnt, 1 Blkd Pat

Tyler Cook 6-3, 220 LB Vista Murrieta, Ca at Cathedral Catholic, lost 35-28, (DNP?); season 21 tackles, 2 TFL, 1 sack/ 6 yds, 5 QBH, 2 PD, 2 FF

Kavika Fonua 5-10, 170 DB Syracuse, Ut at Layton, won 28-7, 10 rush 103 yds 2 TDs, 1 rec 29 yds, 10 tackles; season 63 rush 405 yds 8 TDs, 5 rec 168 yds 2 Tds, 43 tackles

Micheal Shelton 5-8, 165 DB Wakefield, NC vs. Sanderson, won 34-27, 3 rec 79 yds TD, 5 tackles; season 13 rec 209 yds 2 TDs, 17 Tackles, 3 ints

Neil Pauu 6-4, 190 ATH Servite, Ca, (BYE); season 12 rec 125 yds

2015 Commits

Devin Kaufusi 6-6, 200 LB/DE Timpview, Ut, vs. Maple Mountain, won 55-17, 1 rec 5 yds TD, ; season 18 tackles, 2 sacks, 1 rec 18 yds TD

Will Sedgwick 6-2, 220 LB, Laguna Hills, Ca at Irvine, lost 30-13, 18 tackles; season 83 tackles, 3 sacks/ 6 yds, 4 FF, 1 fum rec.

Mika Tafua 6-3, 208 LB Kamehameha, HI (bye); season (3 games) 8 tackles, 2 sacks, 1 FF, 1 fum rec

Dayan Lake 5-11, 180 CB, Northridge, Ut vs. Weber, won 36-27, 13 rush 49 yds, 5 rec 61 yds; season 74 rush 351 yds, 35 rec 436 yds 3 TDs, 17 tackles, 1 sack, 1 KO rtn 92 yds TD

2014 Recrutis

Hayden Griffitts 6-1, 195 QB West Orange, FL vs. Jones, won 43-0, 10 of 16 for 127 yds 3 TDs, 1 rush 18 yds TD; season 49 of 73 for 979 yds 14 TDs, 1 rush 18 yds TD

Alex Suchesk 5-10, 180 RB Mission Viejo, Ca at Aliso Niguel, won 56-7, 10 rush 96 yds 3 TDs; season 71 rush 500 yds 10 TDs

Mack Richards 6-1, 190 WR Alta, Ut at Brighton, lost 38-28, 4 rec 49 yds; \ season 31 rec 582 yds 6 TDs, 4 KO rtns 67 yds, 5 pnt rtns 99 yds TD

Jordan Washington 6-0, 175 WR Summit, Ca (BYE); season 9 rec 198 yds 2 TDs, 5 rush 0 yds Td, 7 Tackles

Claude Garrett 6-3, 215 WR ND St Coll. Of Science, ND at Iowa Central, lost 16-0, 6 rec 62 yds, 1 KO rtn 13 yds; season 17 rec 172 yds, 2 tackles, 1 FF, 1 KO rtn 13 yds

Greg McPherson 6-3, 215, WR Ridgewater CC, MN, at Minnesota West, CC, lost 26-6, 2 rec 56 yds; season 16 rec 248 yds TD

Ricky Carrigan 6-2, 190 WR Cerritos CC, Ca (BYE); season 11 rec 115 yds

Mikail Parr 6-1, 185 WR Long Beach CC, Ca vs. El Camino, lost 35-33, 2 rec 20 yds; season 5 rec 70 yds TD

Nick Jones 6-3, 178 WR Valencia, CA vs. Santa Monica, won 42-21, 5 rec 64 yds TD; season 18 rec 355 yds 6 TDs

Matt Bushman 6-5, 200 TE Sabino, Az at Flagstaff, won 62-35, 4 rec 163 yds 3 TDs, 1 KO rtn 1 yd; season 27 rec 669 yds 10 TDs, 3 rush -1 yds, 3 KO rtns 26 yds, 1 int

Damien Mama 6-5, 340 OL, St. Johns Bosco, Ca (BYE)

Tejan Koroma 6-0, 250 OL, Allen Tx, vs. Coppell, won 31-10

Uriah Leiataua 6-4, 230 DE, Dominguez, Ca at Centennial, won 21-0,

Auggie Amone 6-1, 226 DE Dr. Phillips, Fl at University, won 51-14, ; season (2 games) 8 tackles, 2 sacks

Sione Taumoeanga 6-2, 290 DT Roosevelt, OR, vs. Benson Tech, won 43-8, ; season 6 rush 12 yds 3 TDs, 7 tackles, 2 sacks/ 10 yds

Semise Kofe 6-2, 275 DT Roosevelt, OR, vs. Benson Tech, won 43-8, ; season 3 rush 13 yds TD, 13 tackles, 3 sacks/27 yds

Isaiah Kaufusi 6-2, 175 LB Brighton, Ut vs. Alta, won 38-28, 2 rec 99 yds TD; season 11 rec 241 yds TD, 38 tackles, 4 sacks, 2 ints

Kyle Griffitts 6-2, 210 LB West Oragne, FL, vs. Jones, won 43-0, ; season 5 rec 62 yds 3 TDs

Chandler Leniu 6-0, 225 LB St. John Bosco, Ca at Loyola, won 24-10, 15 tackles, 1 TFL; season 62 tackles, 6 TFL

Lolomana'ia Wolfgramm 6-0, 220 LB, Dr. Phillips, FL at University, won 51-14, 1 int; season 13 tackles, 1 int

Aaron Washington, 5-9, 170 CB Central Catholic, OR vs. Reynolds, won 41-14, 4 tackles, 1 PD; season 26 tackles, 1 TFL, 1 int, 2 PD, 2 FF, 5 KO rtns 157 yds, 6 pnt rtns 52 yds

Jonah Trinnaman, 5-10, 175 CB American Fork, Ut at Lone Peak, lost 21-14, 1 rush 4 yds, 8 rec 133 yds, 3 tackles; season 7 rush 82 yds TD, 32 rec 460 yds 2 TDs, 19 tackles, 1 sack, 1 PD, 1 Blk fg, 1 KO rtn 48 yds

Courtland Sutton 6-3, 195 DB Brenham, Tx (BYE); season 9 rec 177 yds 3 TDs

Wesley Sutton 5-10, 160 DB Chandler, Az at Cesar Chavez, won 41-21, 3 tackles, 1 PD; season 11 tackles, 2 ints, 1 PD

Dante Pettis, 6-1, 170 Ath, Jserra Catholic vs. Dana Hills, won 28-12, 1 rush 2 yds, 6 rec 145 yds TD, 6 tackles, 1 PD, 1 Blkd FG; season 22 rec 509 yds 7 TDs, 1 rush 2 yds, 18 tackles, 1 blkd pnt, 2 blkd FGs, 1 PD, 3 KO rtns 81 yds, 3 pnt rtns 39 yds

2015 Recruits

Kimane Domena 6-2, 185 QB/Ath Roosevelt, OR, vs. Benson Tech, won 43-8, 2 of 5 for 77 yds TD, 7 rush 138 yds 2 TDs; season 44-74 for 833 yds 6 TDs, 1 int, 68 rush 605 yds 7 TDs

David Maaghul 6-3, 200 QB, Salisbury, CT at Cushing Academy, won 27-6, 18 of 26 for 279 yds 2 TDs, 2 Ints, 3 rush -16 yds; season 31 of 44 for 440 yds 3 TDs, 4 ints, 6 rush -29 yds

Eric Dungey 6-4, 190 QB Lakeridge, OR at Clackamas, lost 33-21, 15 of 24 for 235 yds 1 TD, 2 ints, 12 rush 61 yds; season 89 of 133 for 1370 yds 13 TDs 4 Ints, 43 rush 264 yds 4 TDs, 1 rec 16 yds

Sheriron Jones, 6-2, 185 QB Rancho Verde, Ca vs. Valley View, won 42-14, 15 of 20 for 180 yds 2 TDs, 1 rush 15 yds TD; season 75 of 104 for 1087 yds 13 TDs, 2 rush 24 yds TD

Blue Thomas 6-0, 185 QB Eastlake, WA vs. Bothell, lost 45-18, ; season 25 of 41 for 319 yds 3 TDs, 3 Ints, 19 rush 80 yds TD

Bridger Cowdin 5-11, 182 RB, Desert Hills, Ut, at Pine View, lost 16-10, 10 rush 21 yds, 6 rec 125 yds TD, 1 KO rtn 15 yds; season 94 rush 519 yds, 7 TDs, 16 rec 215 yds 2 TDs, 5 KO rtns 126 yds

Bolu Olorunfunmi 5-11, 205 RB Clovis North, CA vs. Merced, won 29-10, 25 rush 178 yds 2 TDs; season 62 rush 760 yds 10 TDs

Cameron Scarlett 6-1, 210 RB Central Catholic, OR vs. Reynolds, won 41-14, 10 rush 99 yds, 2 KO rtns 115 yds TD; season 63 rush 669 yds 8 TDs, 9 rec 188 yds TD, 7 KO rtns 355 yds TD

Myles Gaskin 5-9, 180 RB O'Dea, WA, vs. Seattle Prep, won 42-0, ; season 21 rush 389 yds, 9 TDs

Justice Shelton-Moseley 5-10, 160 RB/WR Capital Christian, Ca at Amador, lost 14-9, 12 rush 73 yds TD, 7 rec 73 yds, 7 tackles, 1 int/ 40 yds, 1 FF, ; season 2 of 2 for 46 yds TD, 65 rush 579 yds 10 Tds, 10 rec 220 yds 2 TDs, 33 tackles, 5 ints/ 166 yds TD, 1 PD, 1 fum Rec, 2 FF, 246 KO rtn yds TD, 172 pnt rtn yds TD

Makelty Davis 6-0, 178 WR North-Torrance, Ca, (BYE), ; season 6 rec 53 yds

Jaylinn Hawkins 6-1, 164 WR Buena Park, Ca (BYE); season 15 rec 188 yds TD, 25 tackles, 2 ints/ 39 yds, 3 PD, 2 pnt rtns 29 yds

Cedric Peterson 6-2, 164 WR Rancho Verde, Ca vs. Valley View, won 42-14, 1 rec 20 yds Td; season 18 rec 290 yds 5 TDs

Kelvin McKnight 5-9, 177 WR Manatee, FL vs. Southeast, won 62-0, 2 rec 32 yds; season 2 rush -3 yds, 26 rec 310 yds 3 Tds, 3 KO rtns 40 yds, 5 pnt rtns 50 yds

Carter Nielson 6-3, 300 OL Green Valley, NV (BYE)

Bar Milo 6-6, 305 OL Chaminade, Ca (BYE)

Jake Grant 6-4, 265 OL Horizon, Az vs. Desert Mountain, won 56-31, ; season 5 pnk blks, 2 tackles

Semisi Uluave 6-4, 301 Punahou, HI at Iolani, won 56-0,

Alex Neale 6-3, 290 OL Eastside Catholic, Wa at Bainbridge, won 49-6

Tyler Whisenhunt, 6-3, 265 OL, California, Ca vs. Granada, won 16-14, 3 tackles; season 6 tackles

Tevita Halalilo 6-6, 323 OL Rancho Verde, CA, vs. Valley View, won 42-14,

James Empey 6-4, 265 OL American Fork, Ut at Lone Peak, lost 21-14, 8 tackles; season 30 tackles, 1 PD

Kieffer Longson 6-7, 290 OL Dougherty Valley, Ca (BYE)

Isaiah Frame 6-4, 240 DE Orem, Ut, vs. Olympus, lost 49-20,

Thomas Toki 6-2, 285 DT Juanita, Wa at Liberty, won 55-21, ; season 26 tackles, 4 sacks

Finton Connolly 6-3, 255 DT Campo Verde, Az vs. Highland, lost 27-24, 10 tackles, 2 QBH; season 30 tackles, 4 sacks, 7 QBH, 1 safety, 1 FF

Breiden Fehoko 6-3, 275 DT Farrington, Hi, vs. Kaimuki, won 28-7, 9 tackles, 3 sacks, 8 QBH, 2 FF; season 51 tackles, 17.5 sacks, 14 TFL, 38 QBH, 6 FF, 1 blkd pnt

Josh Souifua 6-2, 280 DT Alta, Ut at Brighton, lost 38-28, 5 tackles; season 20 tackles, 0.5 sacks/ 3 yds, 1 QBH

Ryan Fines 6-3, 290 DT, Manatee, FL vs. Southeast, won 62-0, ; season 8 tackles, 1 QBH, 2 fum rec

Cameron Smith 6-3, 220 LB, Granite Bay, Ca at Pittsburg, won 39-35, 11 tackles, 1 PD; season 52 tackles, 1.5 sacks, 2.5 TFL, 1 int/ 18 yds, 2 PD

Hayden Haupt 6-1, 210 LB, Clovis Noth, CA, vs. Merced, won 29-10,

Porter Gustin 6-3, 220 LB/QB, Salem Hills, Ut vs. Provo, won 43-21, 4 of 4 for 108 yds TD, 1 rush 7 yds TD, 4 tackles, 1 PD; season 63 of 107 for 1248 yds 13 TDs, 3 ints, 41 rush 260 yds 2 TDs, 23 tackles, 3 TFL, 4 QBH, 2 PD

Zayne Anderson 6-1, 175 S, Stansbury, Ut at Bear River, won 34-22, 9 tackles; season 10 rush 61 yds 2 Tds, 32 tackles, 5 PD

Billy Nelson 6-1, 185 DB Roosevelt, OR, vs. Benson Tech, won 43-8, 1 rush 8 yds; season 14 rush 147 yds 2 Tds, 10 rec 225 yds 3 TDs, 4 KO rtns 127 yds, 1 pnt rtn 4 yds

Keivon Ramsey 6-1, 170 DB, Judson, TX, vs. Carroll, won 54-18, 7 tackles, 1 PBU; season 35 tackles, 2 ints, 1 FF, 4 PBU, 6 pnt rtns 73 yds

Bryce Barker 6-3, 180 ATH, Beaverton, OR at Southridge, lost 35-7, 1 rec 80 yds TD; season 11 rec 242 yds 2 TDs, 1 rush 17 yds TD, 1 of 1 for 48 yds TD, 2 ints

JoJo Henderson 6-2, 195 ATH, Olympus, Ut at Orem, won 49-20, 2 rush 11 yds, 4 tackles; season 7 rush 52 yds TD, 1 rec 18 yds, 14 tackles 2 ints

Elijah Jones 5-11, 180 Ath, Upland, CA at Santiago, won 43-42, 4 tackles, 3 PD; season 20 tackles, 9 PD

2016 Recruits

Ben Sukut 6-1, 185 WR/DB Capistrano Valley Christian, Ca (BYE); season 21 rec 400 yds 4 TDs, 1 of 1 for 26 yds TD, 17 tackles, 1 sack, 3 QBH, 1 FF, 5 pnt rtns 82 yds

Paul Finau 6-2, 290 DT Juanita, Wa at Liberty, won 55-21,

(Note: The stats are from the deseretnews.com, maxpreps.com, scoringlive.com and various other newspaper articles, some times from interviews with the recruits themselves. Quite a few of the stats are obviously incomplete, but totals are just what I have found.)

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