Utah State Football Signing List As of 10 a.m.
Feb. 6, 2008
LOGAN, Utah -
Kellen Bartlett TE 6-3 235 FR HS Blue Springs, Mo. (Blue Springs HS)# Signed in December
Pronunciation Guide Patrick Dvoracek = Door-check Alfred Kikau = Kick-ow Harold Moleni = Mo-lee-knee Emmanual Ojeriakhi = Oh-jer-e-ah-key
Kellen Bartlett - TE - 6-3 - 235 - FR - HS - Blue Springs, Mo. (Blue Springs HS)
A two-time Missouri Class 6A all-state selection on both offense and defense, also playing defensive line... Combined 40 receptions for 736 yards (18.4 ypc) with 10 TD's for his junior and senior seasons... Made 75 tackles including 10 sacks with two INT's, one returned for a TD, as well as two fumble recoveries... Helped lead Blue Springs HS to 13-0 season and capturing the 6-A state championship... Named a 2007 finalist for the Buck Buchanan award... A two-time all-district, all-conference and all-area first-team selection... A rivals.com top 20 prospect for the state of Missouri... Also an all-conference and all-area honoree for baseball.
# Casey Davis - DL - 6-3 - 285 - JR - JC - Riverton, Utah (Riverton HS/Snow JC)
Was a first-team all-Western States Football League and a first-team all-region selection... Recorded 49 tackles (20 solo, 29 assists), with 23 tackles for loss including four sacks... Snow posted an 11-1 record this season, losing to Butler College in the Top of the Mountains Bowl for the NJCAA National Championship.
Patrick Dvoracek - OL - 6-4 - 295 - FR - HS - Arlington, Texas (Timberview HS)
Last name is pronounced Door-check... Started 34 consecutive games... Had a 95 percent grade out as a senior after tallying 75 knockdowns with 46 pancakes... Helped team to third round of regional playoffs... Earned first-team all-district and second-team all-area honors... Was also a second-team all-district punter... Placed fourth in regionals in both shot put and discus... A first-team academic all-district selection.
Alfred Kikau - DB - 6-0 - 180 - FR - HS - Sacramento, Calif. (Rio Americano HS)
Last name is pronounced Kick-ow... Recorded 66 tackles (39 solo, 27 assists) including three for loss in addition to six interceptions with three returned for TD... Also had three pass break-ups... Had 14 punt returns for 321 yards (22.3 ypr) and six kick returns for 69 yards (11.5 ypr)... As a junior he posted 80 tackles (45 solo, 35 assists) with one pass break-up... Also had 13 receptions for 179 yards and three TD's as receiver... Had 10 punt returns for 105 yards (10.5 ypr)... Earned first-team all-league honors as junior and senior in addition to earning League Defensive Player of the Year as a senior... Also received honorable mention all-metro accolades... Received the National Football Foundation Hall of Fame Athlete Award as a senior as well as the NFF Hall of Fame Scholar-Athlete Award.
# Jeremy Mitchell - TE - 6-5 - 255 - JR - JC - Benicia, Calif. (Benicia HS/Laney JC)
Had 12 catches for 146 yards (12.2 ypc) with two TD's, earning honorable mention all-Mid-Empire accolades last season at Laney... As a senior at Benicia HS, he was a first-team all-Solano County Athletic Conference selection after making 15 receptions for 286 yards with two TD's.
Harold Moleni - TE - 6-3 - 230 - FR - HS - West Valley City, Utah (Hunter HS)
Hunter HS all-time receptions leader... Became the first player in Hunter history to start every game for three years in a row... A two-year all-state and all-region selection... As a junior, led team in sacks.
Emmanual Ojeriakhi - WR - 6-3 - 185 - FR - HS - Bakersfield, Calif. (Bakersfield HS)
Name is pronounced E-man-you-uhll Oh-jer-e-ah-key... Had 44 receptions for 927 yards his senior season with 12 TD's... Also had two rushes for 26 yards... Defensively he made 25 tackles (17 solo, eight assists) with three INT's... Also had two kick returns and one punt return... Had five 100-yard receiving outings including each of the last three games, highlighted by season-high 123 yards on season-high nine catches in season finale... Had three TD catches in one game... A third-team all-state selection as a senior, earning first-team all-area accolades as both wide receiver and defensive back... Earned first-team all-league and first-team all-area as a cornerback as a junior... A first-team all-league and first-team all-area at wide receiver his sophomore season.
Robert Tidwell - DL - 6-3 - 235 - FR - HS - Humble, Texas (Atascocita HS)
Recorded 50 tackles including five sacks as well as eight pass break-ups... A first-team all-district selection as well as a Houston Top 150 honoree... Also a two-time academic all-district honoree.
# Christopher Williams - DB - 6-3 - 190 - JR - JC - Torrance, Calif. (Leuzinger HS/El Camino JC)
Earned first-team all-Mission Conference after helping El Camino to an 8-2 record and the conference championship... Was third on the team with 44 tackles (19 solo, 15 assists), two interceptions, one forced fumble and six pass break-ups... He also earned Mission Conference player of the week accolades twice last season... As a freshman, he had 32 tackles (11 solo, 21 assists), one forced fumble, three pass break-ups and three blocked kicks.