Utah Football Depth Chart —
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Utah Offense

Position Player Ht/Wgt School Class Comment

Left Tackle Jeremiah Poutasi 6-5/345 So. Desert Pines H.S. (Nev.) All-Pac-12 as a true freshman

Left Tackle Marc Pouvave 6-4/315 Jr. Southwestern College (Calif.) Missed 2012 season with Achilles injury

Left Guard Jeremiah Tofaeono 6-2/320 Sr. Cheyenne H.S. (Nev.) Missed six games in 2012 with knee injury

Left Guard Derek Tuimauga 6-4/320 So. Bingham H.S. (Ut.) Return missionary played sparingly in 2009

Center Vyncent Jones Sr. 6-3/305 Jordan H.S. (Ut.) Played at guard previously

Center Hiva Lutui 6-2*300 Fr. Trinity H.S. (Tx.) Redshirted in 2012, H.S. All-American

Right Guard Junior Salt 6-2/325 Jr. Mt. Sac College (Calif.) Former defensive lineman has some speed

Right Guard Percy Taumoelau 6-4/310 Sr. Cottonwood H.S. (Ut.) Played in 11 games in 2012

Right Tackle Siaosi Aiono 6-2/305 So. South Hills H.S. (Calif.) Played in final five games of season last year

Right Tackle Andrew Albers 6-7/310 Jr. Orange Coast College (Calif.) Walk on earned a scholarship after an impressive spring

Quarterback Travis Wilson 6-6/240 So. San Clemente H.S. (Calif.) Went 3-4 as a starter in 2012

Quarterback Adam Schulz 6-1/205 So. Muskego H.S. (Wis.) Has an accurate arm, good leader

Running Back Kelvin York 5-11/220 Sr. Fullerton College (Calif.) Good north-south runner

Running Back James Poole 6-0/196 So. Saddleback College (Nev.) Has a lot of speed, good hands

Wide Receiver Dres Anderson 6-1/187 Jr. JW North H.S. (Calif.) Led team in catches (36) and yds. (365)

Wide Receiver Dominique Hatfield 5-10/160 Fr. Crenshaw H.S. (Calif.) Smaller receiver known for his speed, shiftiness

Wide Receiver Anthony Denham 6-4/222 Sr. East L.A. College (Calif.) 11 catches for 135 yds. in 2012

Wide Receiver Delshawn McClellon 5-9/166 Fr. Gahr H.S. (Calif.) Came on strong in fall camp to earn role

Wide Receiver Kenneth Scott 6-3/211 Jr. Colony H.S. (Calif.) Had 32 catches, 360 yds. in 2012

Wide Receiver Sean Fitzgerald 6-3/200 Sr. Mission Viejo H.S. (Calif.) Could be a big factor if he avoids injuries

Tight End Jake Murphy 6-4/252 Jr. American Fork H.S. (Ut.) 33 catches for 349 yds. in 2012

Tight End Westlee Tonga 6-4/252 Sr. Spring H.S. (Tx.) Played in nine games with one start last year

Defense

Left End Nate Orchard 6-3/255 Sr. Highland H.S. (Ut.) Recovered from back problems that slowed him in spring

Left End Hunter Dimick 6-3/270 Fr. Syracuse H.S. (Ut.) Two-time first team all-state player

Tackle Tenny Palepoi 6-2/300 Sr. Snow College (Ut.) Had two starts last year

Tackle Latu Heimuli 6-3/305 Sr. Highland H.S. (Ut.) Recovered from career-threatening injuries

Right End Trevor Reilly 6-5/255 Sr. Valley Center H.S. (Calif.) Has seven career forced fumbles

Right End Thretton Palamo 6-2/255 Sr. Davis H.S. (Calif.) Former rugby player adds depth

Stud Linebacker Trevor Reilly 6-5/255 Sr. Valley Center H.S. (Calif.) Voted team captain, vocal leader

Stud Linebacker Brian Blechen 6-2/225 Sr. Moorpark H.S. (Calif.) Tendinitis has put his role in danger

Middle Linebacker V.J. Fehoko 5-11/225 Jr. Farrington H.S. (Hawaii) 30 tackles in 12 appearances in 2012

Middle Linebacker LT Filiaga 6-0/250 So. Bingham H.S. (Ut.) Started in two games, had 32 tackles in 2012

Rover Linebacker Jared Norris 6-1/230 So. Centennial H.S. (Calif.) Played in seven games with two tackles last year

Rover Linebacker Jacoby Hale 6-0/230 Jr. Beaumont Central H.S. (Tx.) Ankle injury cut short his 2012 season

Cornerback Keith McGill 6-3/205 Sr. Cerritos College (Calif.) Talented player who is behind in conditioning

Cornerback Reginald Porter 5-11/190 Fr. Amite H.S. (La.) Still in contention for a starting role

Cornerback Justin Thomas 5-9/173 Fr. West Orange-Stark H.S. Came on strong at end of fall camp to secure spot

Cornerback Davion Orphey 6-0/187 Jr. Santa Ana College (Calif.) Cousin of McGill, has played both safety and corner

Nickel Back Justin Thomas 5-9/173 Fr. West Orange-Stark H.S. Also participated in track in H.S.

Nickel Back Joseph Smith 5-9/189 Jr. Norco H.S. (Calif.) Redshirted in 2010, played sparingly since

Free Safety Eric Rowe 6-1/205 Jr. Klein H.S. (Tx.) Aggressive, strong player a leader in secondary

Free Safety Darchon Taggart 6-2/197 So. Weber St. (Utah) Transfer should get plenty of playing time

Strong Safety Michael Walker 5-9/182 Sr. Brenham H.S. (Tx.) Came on strong in fall camp to earn starting spot

Strong Safety Tyron Morris-Edwards 6-1/200 Jr. Alta H.S. (Ut.) Veteran player still competing for starting spot