Recruit Roundup: 12/6/13

Guest Columnist
Posted Dec 16, 2013


Catch up on what BYU recruits and commits have done this season, both on the gridiron and on the court.

2014 Commits

Tejan Koroma 6-0, 250 OL, Allen TX, vs. Westfield, won 48-10.

Sione Takitaki 6-3, 240 DE Heritage CA at Rancho Verde, won 34-33; Season Stats- 91 Rush Attempts for 761 yards & 12 TDs, 4 Receptions for 59 yards & 1 TD, 66 Tackles, 3.5 Sacks/-19 yds, 1 Interception/16 yards, 1 Blocked Punt.

Fred Warner 6-3, 205 LB Mission Hills, CA (BYE); Season Stats- 10 tackles, 1 Sack, 1 Interception, 1 Blocked Punt, 1 Blocked PAT, 1 Reception for 5 yards 1 TD (2 games).

Tyler Cook 6-3, 220 LB Vista Murrieta, CA at Centennial, lost 28-12, 9 tackles; Season Stats- 86 Tackles, 8 TFL, 5 Sacks/-34 yds, 34 QBH, 5 PD, 5 FF, 1 FR.

Cedric Dale 5-9, 175 RB/DB Hebron, TX (season complete) Season Stats-28 Rush Attempts for 218 yards & 3 TDs, 5 Receptions for 69 yards 1 TD, 4 KO Returns for 138 yards, 4 Punt Returns for 104 yards 1 TD, 37 Tackles, 1 Interception, 1 FF, 1 FR, 5 PD.

Trey Dye 5-11, 175 WR Cooper, TX (season complete) Season Stats-195 Rush Attempts for 1,481 yards & 25 TDs, 24 Receptions for 468 yards & 4 TDs.

Nick Kurtz 6-6, 205 WR Grossmont CC, CA (season complete) Season Stats-38 Receptions for 604 yards & 8 TDs.

Matt Bushman 6-5, 200 TE Sabino, AZ (season complete) Season Stats-65 Receptions for 1,583 yards & 26 TDs, 5 Rush Attempts for 32 yards, 4 KO Returns for 36 yards, 1 Interception.

Chandon Herring 6-7, 260 OL Perry, AZ (season complete) Season Stats-30 Tackles, 1 Sack, 5 pancake blocks.

Austin Chambers 6-4, 290 Shawnee Mission West, KS (season complete) Season Stats-41 Tackles, 2 TFL.

Zac Dawe 6-4, 265 DE/OL, Pleasant Grove, UT (season complete) Season Stats-41 Tackles, 7 Sacks/-33 yards.

Earl Mariner 6-4, 300 DT Washburn Rural, KS (season complete) Season Stats-12 Tackles, 1 Interception, 2 QBH.

Teancum Fuga 6-1, 300 DT Edison, CA (season complete) Season Stats-30 Tackles, 1.5 Sacks, 1 PBU.

Kavika Fonua 5-10, 170 DB Syracuse, UT (season complete) Season Stats-103 Rush Attempts for 740 yards & 13 TDs, 9 receptions for 214 yards & 3 TDs, 74 Tackles, 1 Interception.

Michael Shelton 5-8, 165 DB Wakefield, NC (season complete) Season Stats-19 Receptions for 266 yards & 4 TDs, 17 Tackles, 3 Interceptions.

Neil Pauu 6-4, 190 ATH Servite, CA (season complete) Season Stats-5 of 8 for 44 yards Passing, 22 Receptions for 217 yards 1 TD, 5 Rush Attempts for 27 yards 1 TD, 5 tackles.

2015 Commits

Devin Kaufusi 6-6, 200 LB/DE Timpview, UT (season complete) Season Stats-32 Tackles, 4 Sacks, 1 Reception for 5 yards 1 TD.

Mika Tafua 6-3, 208 LB Kamehameha, HI (season complete) Season Stats-14 Tackles, 3 Sacks, 1 FF, 1 FR.

Will Sedgwick 6-2, 220 LB, Laguna Hills, CA (season complete) Season Stats-131 Tackles, 4 Sacks/-6 yards, 4 FF, 1 FR, 8 QBH, 4 Rush Attempts for 24 yards 1 TD.

Dayan Lake 5-11, 180 CB, Northridge, UT (season complete) Season Stats-125 Rush Attempts for 695 yards & 4 TDs, 60 Receptions for 722 yards & 4 TDs, 29 Tackles, 1 Sack, 1 KO Return for 92 yards 1 TD.

2014 Recruits

Nick Jones 6-3, 178 WR Valencia, CA vs. Hart, lost 28-21; Season Stats-52 Receptions for 1,222 yards & 16 TDs, 3 Rush Attempts for 22 yards 1 TD.

Damien Mama 6-5, 340 OL, St. Johns Bosco, CA vs. Alemany, won 56-14; Season Stats-1 Tackle, 0.5 Sacks.

Aaron Washington, 5-9, 170 CB Central Catholic, OR vs. Jesuit, won 38-28, 3 Tackles, 2 Interceptions/59 yards, 1 PBU, 1 KO Return for 18 yards; Season Stats-57 Tackles, 1 TFL, 10 Interceptions/ 219 yards, 5 PBU, 3 FF, 2 FR, 6 KO Returns for 172 yards, 6 Punt Returns for 52 yards.

Courtland Sutton 6-3, 195 DB Brenham, TX vs. George Ranch, won 35-6, 4 Receptions for 106 yards 1 TD, 1 FR/14 yards; Season Stats-24 Receptions for 499 yards & 7 TDs, 2 KO Returns for 23 yards, 1 FR/14 yards.

2015 Recruits

Sheriron Jones, 6-2, 185 QB Rancho Verde, CA vs. Heritage, lost 34-33,; Season Stats-87 of 119 for 1339 yards Passing 17 TDs, 2 Rush Attempts for 24 yards 1 TD.

Bolu Olorunfunmi 5-11, 205 RB Clovis North, CA at Bakersfield, lost 60-21; Season Stats-140 Rush Attempts for 1,439 yards & 19 TDs.

Cameron Scarlett 6-1, 210 RB Central Catholic, OR vs. Jesuit, won 38-28, 10 Rush Attempts for 78 yards 1 TD, 2 Receptions for 14 yards, 1 KO Return for 14 yards; Season Stats-141 Rush Attempts for 1,640 yards & 22 TDs, 33 Receptions for 674 yards & 7 TDs, 15 KO Returns for 546 yards 1 TD, 1 Punt Return for 14 yards, 2 Tackles.

Sheldon Croney, 6-1, 215 RB Garces, CA vs. El Diamante, lost 28-14, 20 Rush Attempts for 96 yards 1 TD, 2 Receptions for 15 yards; Season Stats-329 Rush Attempts for 2,377 yards & 28 TDs, 14 Receptions for 202 yards 1 TD, 3 KO Returns for 44 yards, 2 Punt Returns for 48 yards, 1 interception/15 yards.

Cedric Peterson 6-2, 164 WR Rancho Verde, CA vs. Heritage, lost 34-33; Season Stats-20 receptions for 391 yards & 7 TDs.

Bar Milo 6-6, 305 OL Chaminade, CA vs. Serra, won 38-35.

Alex Neale 6-3, 290 OL Eastside Catholic, WA vs. Bellevue, lost 52-20.

Tyler Whisenhunt, 6-3, 265 OL, California, CA vs. De La Salle, lost 49-17; Season Stats-30 Tackles, 1 Sack, 1 QBH.

Tevita Halalilo 6-6, 323 OL Rancho Verde, CA, vs. Heritage, lost 34-33.

Hayden Haupt 6-1, 210 LB, Clovis Noth, CA, at Bakersfield, lost 60-21.

Keivon Ramsey 6-1, 170 DB, Judson, TX, at Madison, lost 33-29, 7 Tackles; Season Stats-117 Tackles, 2 Interceptions, 1 FF, 9 PBU, 16 Punt Returns for 254 yards 1 TD, 1 KO Return for 41 yards.

Jihree Stewart, 6-0, 180 DB, Centennial, CA, vs. Vista Murrieta, won 28-12, 3 Tackles, 1 PBU, 1 FR; Season Stats-36 Tackles, 1 TFL, 2 Interceptions, 4 PBU, 2 FR.

Dechaun Holiday 6-2, 192 DB, Mission Hills, CA (Bye); Season Stats-2 Receptions for 49 yards & 2 TDs, 1 Interception.

2014 Basketball Commits

TJ Haws, 6-4, 175 G Lone Peak, UT (vs. Bishop O’Connell, won 49-46, 18 pts) (vs. Orem, won 71-63, 29 pts); (season 100 pts, 25 ppg) (4 games)

Dalton Nixon, 6-7, 188 F, Orem, UT (vs. Denver East, lost 71-60, 23 pts) (vs. Lone Peak, lost 71-63, 14 pts); (season; 61 pts, 20.3 ppg)

Jake Toolson, 6-5, 200 G/F Highland, AZ ( vs. Gilbert, lost 72-66, 19 pts, 9 rebs, 6 asts, 3 stls) (at Dobson, won 61-57, )(season 96 pts, 57 rebs, 11 ast, 10 stls, 2 blks; 24 ppg, 14.3 rpg, 2.8 apg, 2.5 spg, 0.5 bpg) (4 games)

Ryan Andrus 6-10, 210 F American Fork, UT (vs. Overland, Co, won 65-63, 12 pts) (vs. Foothill, NV, won 51-48, 16 pts), (at Provo, won 60-50, 22 pts); (season 75 pts, 15 ppg) (5 games)

Payton Dastrup 6-8, 225, F Mesa Mountain View, AZ (at Red Mountain, won 63-43, 12 pts), (vs. St. Mary’s, won 66-48); (season 28 pts, 14 ppg) (2 games)

2015 Basketball Commits

Zac Seljaas 6-7, 185 F, Bountiful, UT (at Viewmont, won 60-44, 14 pts, 6 rebs, 5 assts, 1 stl), (at Layton, won 57-55, 10 pts, 13 rebs, 2 assts); (season; 45 pts, 24 rebs, 10 asts, 4 stls, 15 ppg, 8 rpg, 3.33 apg, 1.33 spg) (3 games)

2016 Basketball Commits

Frank Jackson 6-1, 180 G Lone Peak, UT (vs. Bishop O’Connell, won 49-46, 14 pts) (vs. Orem, won 71-63, 13 pts) (season 32 pts, 16 ppg) (2 games)

2015 Basketball Recruits

Jarriesse Blackmon 6-5, 180 F Layton UT (vs. Bountiful, lost 57-55, 15 pts) ; (season, 44 pts, (3 games) 19 rebs, (2 games), 4 asts, 1 stl; 14.7 ppg, 9.5 rpg)

Malek Harwell 6-3, 170 G Century, ID (at Burley, lost 60-52, 20 pts), (vs. Preston, won 77-69, 26 pts) (season, 46 pts; 23 ppg) (2 games)

Makol Mawien 6-8, 210 F Granger, UT (vs. Olympus, lost 69-48, 15 pts), (vs. Brighton, lost 62-60, 27 pts); (season 69 pts, 17.3 ppg) (4 games)

2016 Basketball Recruits

Brendan Bailey 6-6, 170 G/F American Fork, UT (vs. Overland, Co, won 65-63,12 pts), (vs. Foothill, NV, won 51-48, 9 pts), (at Provo, won 60-50, 6 pts); (season 55 pts, 11 ppg) (5 games)

(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 been able to find.)


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