Recruiting Roundup

Guest Columnist
Posted Oct 18, 2013


New commit Matt Bushman continues to shine. Find out how he and BYU's other recruits are doing this season.

2014 Commits

Cedric Dale 5-9, 175 RB/DB Hebron, TX at Coppell, lost 24-14, 3 rush 11 yds; season 17 rush 33 yds, 4 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 Midland, won 49-14, 10 rush 81 yds, 1 rec 16 yds; season 84 rush 659 yds 10 TDs, 14 rec 294 yds 2 TDs

Nick Kurtz 6-6, 205 WR Grossmont CC, Ca vs. Mt. San Antonio, lost 34-31, 4 rec 89 yds; season 31 rec 494 yds 6 TDs

Matt Bushman 6-5, 200 TE Sabino, Az vs. Catalina, won 49-6, 4 rec 120 yds 3 TDs; season 40 rec 992 yds 16 TDs, 3 rush -1 yds, 3 KO rtns 26 yds, 1 int

Chandon Herring 6-7, 260 OL Perry, AZ at Highland, lost 38-10, ; season 9 tackles, 1 sack, 5 pnk blks

Austin Chambers 6-4, 290 Shawnee Mission West, KS vs. Northwest, lost 18-10, 5 tackles; season 37 tackles 2 TFL

Zac Dawe 6-4, 265 DE/OL, Pleasant Grove, Ut, vs. Westlake, won 17-0, 1 sack; season 20 tackles, 5 sacks/ 10 yds

Sione Takitaki 6-3, 240 DE Heritage CA vs. Perris, won 56-3, 2 rush 0 yds, 1 rec 26 yds TD, 1 blkd pnt; season 42 rush 334 yds 2 TDs, 2 rec 35 yds TD, 24 tackles, 1 blkd pnt

Teancum Fuga 6-1, 300 DT Edison, Ca at Huntington Beach, won 48-6, 3 tackles, .5 sacks; season 15 tackles, 0.5 sacks

Earl Mariner 6-4, 300 DT Washburn Rural, KS at Seaman, won 35-14, ; season 5 tackles, 1 int

Fred Warner 6-3, 205 LB Mission Hills, Ca vs. Escondido, won 42-0, ; season 1 sack, 1 int, 1 blkd pnt, 1 Blkd Pat

Tyler Cook 6-3, 220 LB Vista Murrieta, Ca vs. Temecula Valley, won 60-18, 4 tackles, 5 QBH; season 31 tackles, 3 TFL, 2 sack/ 14 yds, 12 QBH, 2 PD, 3 FF

Kavika Fonua 5-10, 170 DB Syracuse, Ut (BYE); season 73 rush 462 yds 10 TDs, 7 rec 197 yds 2 Tds, 47 tackles

Micheal Shelton 5-8, 165 DB Wakefield, NC vs. Wake Forrest, won 32-28, 3 rec 8 yds; season 16 rec 217 yds 2 TDs, 17 Tackles, 3 ints

Neil Pauu 6-4, 190 ATH Servite, Ca, at Mater Dei, lost 28-21, 3 rec 30 yds; season 16 rec 166 yds

2015 Commits

Devin Kaufusi 6-6, 200 LB/DE Timpview, Ut, vs. Lone Peak, won 29-6, 1 tackle; season 20 tackles, 2 sacks, 1 rec 5 yds TD

Will Sedgwick 6-2, 220 LB, Laguna Hills, Ca vs. San Juan Hills, lost 29-3, ; season 102 tackles, 4 sacks/ 6 yds, 4 FF, 1 fum rec., 4 rush 24 yds TD

Mika Tafua 6-3, 208 LB Kamehameha, HI vs. Damien, won 65-0, ; season (3 games) 8 tackles, 2 sacks, 1 FF, 1 fum rec

Dayan Lake 5-11, 180 CB, Northridge, Ut vs. Davis, lost 27-13, 16 rush 43 yds TD, 6 rec 95 yds; season 105 rush 482 yds TD, 48 rec 591 yds 4 TDs, 22 tackles, 1 sack, 1 KO rtn 92 yds TD

2014 Recrutis

Hayden Griffitts 6-1, 195 QB West Orange, FL vs. Cypress Creek, won 56-7, 10 of 18 for 134 yds 3 TDs; season 79 of 123 for 1358 yds 20 TDs, 1 rush 18 yds TD

Alex Suchesk 5-10, 180 RB Mission Viejo, Ca (BYE); season 92 rush 656 yds 12 TDs

Mack Richards 6-1, 190 WR Alta, Ut at Copper Hills, won 55-7, 3 rec 121 yds 2 TDs, 1 KO rtn 41 yds, 1 pnt rtn 10 yds; season 44 rec 843 yds 10 TDs, 6 KO rtns 196 yds, 6 pnt rtns 109 yds TD

Jordan Washington 6-0, 175 WR Summit, Ca at Colton, won 31-6, 4 rec 58 yds TD, 1 tackle; season 16 rec 312 yds 4 TDs, 5 rush 0 yds Td, 9 Tackles

Claude Garrett 6-3, 215 WR ND St Coll. Of Science, ND at Ellsworth CC, won 41-38, 7 rec 136 yds 2 TDs; season 32 rec 472 yds, 2 TDs, 2 tackles, 1 FF, 1 KO rtn 13 yds

Greg McPherson 6-3, 215, WR Ridgewater CC, MN, vs. Rochester, lost 26-14, ; season 16 rec 248 yds TD

Ricky Carrigan 6-2, 190 WR Cerritos CC, Ca vs. Palomar, won 23-10, ; season 15 rec 226 yds TD

Mikail Parr 6-1, 185 WR Long Beach CC, Ca vs. Santa Ana, won 55-33, 3 rec 51 yds; season 20 rec 281 yds 4 TDs

Nick Jones 6-3, 178 WR Valencia, CA at Saugus, won 38-24, 6 rec 85 yds; season 27 rec 562 yds 7 TDs

Terrance (Robinson) Gross, 6-3, 175 WR Ingleside, Tx at Sinton, won 35-23, 4 rec 51 yds TD; season 21 rec 383 yds 6 TDs

Damien Mama 6-5, 340 OL, St. Johns Bosco, Ca at Santa Margarita, won 56-12, ; season 1 tackle, 0.5 sacks

Tejan Koroma 6-0, 250 OL, Allen Tx, vs. Plano East, won 62-17,

Quinn Bailey 6-5, 285 OL, Higley, Az at Apache Junction, won 43-14, 1 sack, 1 PD; season 28 tackles, 1.5 sacks, 1 PD

Uriah Leiataua 6-4, 230 DE, Dominguez, Ca at Paramount, won 34-24,

Auggie Amone 6-1, 226 DE Dr. Phillips, Fl (BYE); season (3 games) 8 tackles, 3 sacks

Sione Taumoeanga 6-2, 290 DT Roosevelt, OR, vs. Franklin, won 57-6, ; season 6 rush 12 yds 3 TDs, 9 tackles, 2 sacks/ 10 yds

Semise Kofe 6-2, 275 DT Roosevelt, OR, vs. Franklin, won 57-6, 1 rush 1 yd TD; season 4 rush 14 yds 2 TDs, 16 tackles, 3 sacks/27 yds

Isaiah Kaufusi 6-2, 175 LB Brighton, Ut at West Jordan, won 55-7, ; season 13 rec 289 yds 3 TDs, 38 tackles, 4 sacks, 2 ints, 1 fum rec 65 yds TD

Kyle Griffitts 6-2, 210 LB West Oragne, FL, vs. Cypress Creek, won 56-7, ; season 8 rec 126 yds 4 TDs

Lolomana’ia Wolfgramm 6-0, 220 LB, Dr. Phillips, FL (BYE); season 28 tackles, 1 int, 1 fum rec

Aaron Washington, 5-9, 170 CB Central Catholic, OR vs. Douglas, won 63-7, 2 tackles, 2 ints/ 75 yds; season 31 tackles, 1 TFL, 5 ints/ 131 yds, 3 PD, 2 FF, 5 KO rtns 157 yds, 6 pnt rtns 52 yds

Jonah Trinnaman, 5-10, 175 CB American Fork, Ut vs. Lehi, lost 31-21, 1 rush -6 yds, 4 rec 59 yds, 1 int; season 14 rush 137 yds TD, 43 rec 585 yds 3 TDs, 24 tackles, 1 sack, 3 ints, 4 PD, 1 FF, 2 Blk fg, 6 KO rtns 226 yds TD

Courtland Sutton 6-3, 195 DB Brenham, Tx vs. Montgomery, won 27-10, 4 rec 78 yds TD, 1 int; season 15 rec 313 yds 4 TDs

Wesley Sutton 5-10, 160 DB Chandler, Az at Gilber, won 76-6, 1 tackle, 1 int/ 21 yds; season 16 tackles, 4 QBH, 3 ints/ 21 yds, 1 PD

Dante Pettis, 6-1, 170 Ath, Jserra Catholic at Orange Lutheran, lost 29-13, 2 rec 22 yds, 2 tackles, 1 blkd FG; season 29 rec 583 yds 8 TDs, 1 rush 2 yds, 25 tackles, 1 blkd pnt, 3 blkd FGs, 1 PD, 3 KO rtns 81 yds, 5 pnt rtns 52 yds

2015 Recruits

Kimane Domena 6-2, 185 QB/Ath Roosevelt, OR, vs. Franklin, won 57-6, 5 of 8 for 136 yds 2 TDs, 6 rush 142 yds TD; season 56-93 for 1128 yds 10 TDs, 1 int, 83 rush 808 yds 10 TDs

David Maaghul 6-3, 200 QB, Salisbury, CT at Kent, lost 31-14, 17 of 27 for 212 yds TD, 1 int, 2 rush 14 yds; season 57 of 85 for 803 yds 5 TDs, 5 ints, 9 rush -19 yds TD

Eric Dungey 6-4, 190 QB Lakeridge, OR vs. Canby, won 28-14, 14 of 26 for 142 yds 1 TD 2 int, 11 rush 0 yds TD; season 125 of 193 for 1810 yds 18 TDs 6 Ints, 78 rush 469 yds 7 TDs, 1 rec 16 yds

Sheriron Jones, 6-2, 185 QB Rancho Verde, Ca (BYE); season 75 of 104 for 1087 yds 13 TDs, 2 rush 24 yds TD

Blue Thomas 6-0, 185 QB Eastlake, WA at Woodinville, won 24-21, ; 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, (BYE); season 113 rush 594 yds, 8 TDs, 18 rec 219 yds 2 TDs, 7 KO rtns 126 yds

Bolu Olorunfunmi 5-11, 205 RB Clovis North, CA vs. West, won 37-17, 20 rush 205 yds 3 TDs; season 82 rush 965 yds 13 TDs

Cameron Scarlett 6-1, 210 RB Central Catholic, OR vs. Douglas, won 63-7, 9 rush 177 yds 3 TDs, 3 rec 24 yds; season 78 rush 835 yds 11 TDs, 16 rec 287 yds 2 TDs, 7 KO rtns 355 yds TD, 1 pnt rtn 14 yds

Myles Gaskin 5-9, 180 RB O’Dea, WA, vs. Bishop Blanchet, won 35-0, 15 rush 162 yds TD; season 36 rush 451 yds, 10 TDs

Justice Shelton-Moseley 5-10, 160 RB/WR Capital Christian, Ca at Dixon, won 38-14, 13 rush 175 yds, 3 TDs, 1 rec 8 yds, 3 tackles, 2 ints/ 14 yds, 1 FF, 2 KO rtns 53 yds, 1 pnt rtn 10 yds; season 2 of 2 for 46 yds TD, 78 rush 754 yds 13 Tds, 11 rec 228 yds 2 TDs, 36 tackles, 7 ints/ 180 yds TD, 1 PD, 1 fum Rec, 2 FF, 299 KO rtn yds TD, 182 pnt rtn yds TD

Riley Burt 6-2, 175 RB/DB Box Elder, Ut at Sky View, lost 28-23, 5 rush 19 yds, 1 tackle; season 62 rush 530 yds 9 TDs, 3 rec 6 yds, 19 tackles, 1 QBH, 2 PD

Sheldon Croney, 6-1, 215 RB Garces, CA vs. Highland, 47-6, 22 rush 202 yds TD, 1 rec 12 yds, 1 pnt rtn 40 yds; season 152 rush 1108 yds 11 Tds, 10 rec 179 yds TD, 3 KO rtns 44 yds, 2 pnt rtns 48 yds

Makelty Davis 6-0, 178 WR North-Torrance, Ca, at Centennial, won 28-7, ; season 6 rec 53 yds

Jaylinn Hawkins 6-1, 164 WR Buena Park, Ca vs. Sunny Hills, won 30-22, 3 rec 21 yds, 10 tackles; season 18 rec 209 yds TD, 35 tackles, 2 ints/ 39 yds, 3 PD, 3 pnt rtns 42 yds

Cedric Peterson 6-2, 164 WR Rancho Verde, Ca (BYE); season 18 rec 290 yds 5 TDs

Kelvin McKnight 5-9, 177 WR Manatee, FL at Palmetto, won 35-14, 2 rec 35 yds 2 TDs, 3 pnt rtns 27 yds; season 2 rush -3 yds, 33 rec 407 yds 6 Tds, 3 KO rtns 40 yds, 13 pnt rtns 71 yds

Carter Nielson 6-3, 300 OL Green Valley, NV vs. Las Vegas, won 39-38,

Bar Milo 6-6, 305 OL Chaminade, Ca at Cathedral, won 48-7,

Jake Grant 6-4, 265 OL Horizon, Az at North Canyon, won 63-6, ; season 20 pnk blks, 2 tackles

Semisi Uluave 6-4, 301 Punahou, HI vs. Pac Five, won 59-7,

Alex Neale 6-3, 290 OL Eastside Catholic, Wa at Rainier Beach, won 49-8,

Tyler Whisenhunt, 6-3, 265 OL, California, Ca vs. Foothill, won 24-7, 1 tackle; season 8 tackles

Tevita Halalilo 6-6, 323 OL Rancho Verde, CA, (BYE),

James Empey 6-4, 265 OL American Fork, Ut vs. Lehi, lost 31-21, 7 tackles, 1 sack; season 47 tackles, 1 TFL, 1 sack, 1 PD

Kieffer Longson 6-7, 290 OL Dougherty Valley, Ca vs. Alhambra, lost 40-37,

Isaiah Frame 6-4, 240 DE Orem, Ut, at Coner Canyon, won 28-14,

Thomas Toki 6-2, 285 DT Juanita, Wa at Mercer Island, lost 31-25, ; season 28 tackles, 4 sacks

Finton Connolly 6-3, 255 DT Campo Verde, Az at Westwood, lost 28-14, 8 tackles, 1 QBH; season 42 tackles, 3 TFL, 5 sacks/ 29 yds, 8 QBH, 1 safety, 1 FF, 1 fum rec

Breiden Fehoko 6-3, 275 DT Farrington, Hi, (BYE); season 56 tackles, 18.5 sacks, 14 TFL, 42 QBH, 6 FF, 1 blkd pnt

Josh Souifua 6-2, 280 DT Alta, Ut at Copper Hills, won 55-7, ; season 21 tackles, 0.5 sacks/ 3 yds, 1 QBH

Ryan Fines 6-3, 290 DT, Manatee, FL at Palmetto, won 35-14, 3 tackles, 1 Sack; season 17 tackles, 1 sack, 2 QBH, 2 fum rec

Cameron Smith 6-3, 220 LB, Granite Bay, Ca at Roseville, won 40-28, 7 tackles; season 67 tackles, 1.5 sacks, 2.5 TFL, 1 int/ 18 yds, 2 PD

Hayden Haupt 6-1, 210 LB, Clovis Noth, CA, vs. West, won 37-17

Porter Gustin 6-3, 220 LB/QB, Salem Hills, Ut at Springville, won 35-27, ; season 63 of 107 for 1248 yds 13 TDs, 3 ints, 41 rush 260 yds 2 TDs, 34 tackles, 3 TFL, 4 QBH, 2 PD

Zayne Anderson 6-1, 175 S, Stansbury, Ut vs. Juan Diego, lost 37-16, ; season 10 rush 61 yds 2 Tds, 41 tackles, 1 int, 5 PD

Billy Nelson 6-1, 185 DB Roosevelt, OR, vs. Franklin, won 57-6, (no stats, DNP?); 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. Wagner, won 47-18, 10 Tackles, 1 PBU ; season 53 tackles, 2 ints, 1 FF, 5 PBU, 13 pnt rtns 236 yds TD

Jihree Stewart, 6-0, 180 DB, Centennial, CA, vs. Norco won 43-25, 2 tackles; season 15 tackles, 1 int, 2 PD, 1 fum rec

Dechaun Holiday 6-2, 192 DB, Mission Hills, Ca vs. Escondido, won 42-0,

Bryce Barker 6-3, 180 ATH, Beaverton, OR at Westview, lost 46-15, 3 rec 9 yds; season 20 rec 280 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 vs. Murray, won 50-9, 3 rush 21 yds, 1 tackle; season 12 rush 97 yds TD, 2 rec 20 yds TD, 25 tackles 2 ints, 3 PD, 4 KO rtns 122 yds, 5 pnt rtns 44 yds

Elijah Jones 5-11, 180 Ath, Upland, CA at Glendora, lost 24-21, 5 tackles, 1 TFL; season 25 tackles, 1 TFL, 9 PD

Anthony Mariscal 6-0, 185 Ath Liberty, Ca vs. Bakersfield, lost 45-10, 19 rush 111 yds, 4 tackles, 1 PD; season 84 rush 615 yds 6 TDs, 15 rec 219 yds TD, 18 Tackles, 1 TFL, 2 PD, 1 FF, 1 Blkd FG, 3 KO rtns 74 yds, 1 pnt rtns 4 yds

2016 Recruits

Ben Sukut 6-1, 185 WR/DB Capistrano Valley Christian, Ca vs. Southlands Christian, won 71-22, 2 rush 27 yds, 8 rec 164 yds 2 TDs, 4 tackles; season 38 rec 530 yds 6 TDs, 1 of 1 for 26 yds TD, 1 rush 41 yds, 29 tackles, 1 sack, 5 QBH, 1 FF, 1 int, 6 pnt rtns 107 yds

Paul Finau 6-2, 290 DT Juanita, Wa at Mercer Island, lost 31-25, ; season 3 tackles

(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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