first_img FacebookTwitterLinkedInEmailPROVO, Utah-Wednesday, college football programs across the country commenced the early signing of football recruits for the 2019 season, including BYU, Southern Utah, Utah State, Weber State and Utah State.The Cougars announced 14 signees from five states, including quarterback Jacob Conover, an ESPN Top 300 recruit and one of the most sought-after quarterback prospects in the country.Conover is a 6-1 205-pound prospect out of Chandler High School of Chandler, Ariz.Additionally, current South Summit star athlete Bruce Mitchell signed with the Cougars. The native of Kamas, Utah is 6-4 and 265 pounds and will play on the Cougars’ defensive line.Other Cougars’ signees include defensive lineman Brooks Maile of St. George’s Pine View High School, receiver Keanu Hill of Euless, Texas, defensive back Eric Ellison of Banning, Calif., tight end Carter Wheat of Mesa, Ariz., offensive lineman Blake Freeland of Herriman, Utah, defensive back Caleb Christensen of Smithfield, Utah, tight end Ethan Erickson of Kahuku, Hawaii, linebacker Michael Daley of Highland, Utah, receiver Chase Roberts of American Fork, Utah, offensive lineman Brock Gunderson of Cypress, Texas, defensive back/linebacker George Udo of Walnut Creek, Calif. and offensive lineman Eli Unutoa of Kapa’a, Hawaii.CEDAR CITY, Utah-Per the official Twitter of SUU Football, the Thunderbirds signed offensive lineman Walter Harris III of Mt. Sac Junior College of Walnut, Calif. and cornerback Rodrick Ward of Mt. San Jacinto Junior College of San Jacinto, Calif. The Thunderbirds later added 6-1 170-pound cornerback Charles Johnson out of San Diego.SALT LAKE CITY-The Utah Utes’ football program had a highly productive signing day, signing 12 recruits.They are receiver Donte Banton, a freshman out of Lauderhill, Fla.,  freshman defensive lineman Keaton Bills of Draper’s Corner Canyon High School, freshman running back Micah Bernard of Long Beach, Calif., senior linebacker Manny Bowen of Barnegat, N.J. (a former starter at Penn State), freshman offensive lineman Falcon Kaumatule out of Las Vegas, freshman defensive lineman Semisi Lauaki of Hawthorne, Calif., freshman offensive lineman Sataoa Laumea of Rialto, Calif., freshman punter Ben Lennon of Viewbank, Australia, freshman defensive back Aaron Lowe of Mesquite, Texas, freshman offensive lineman Johnny Maea of Salt Lake City’s East High School, freshman defensive back LaCarea Pleasant-Johnson of Phoenix and freshman offensive lineman Marist Talavou of Norwalk, Calif.OGDEN,Utah-Per the official Twitter account of Weber State football, the Wildcats signed 6-1 cornerback Jacob Sharp out of Bethel High School of Vallejo, Calif.LOGAN, Utah-New Utah State football coach Gary Andersen announced 14 signings for the Aggies Wednesday, all of whom are freshmen.They are offensive lineman Ashton Adams of Salem, Ore., quarterback Josh Calvin of Bellflower, Calif., offensive lineman Aric Davison of Richland, Wash., safety Keith Harris of Lawndale, Calif., receiver Cam Lampkin of Mesquite, Texas, linebacker Christian LaValle of Mission Viejo, Calif., defensive lineman Dean Rice of Yuba City, Calif., linebacker Simon Thompson of Salem, Ore., linebacker Jaymason Willingham of Lacey, Wash., defensive lineman Aaron Bredsguard of Bountiful, Utah, kicker/punter Pierce Callister of Ogden, Utah, linebacker Sione Moa of North Ogden, Utah, offensive lineman Jackson Owens of Sandy, Utah and long snapper Jesse James Vasquez of Thousand Oaks, Calif. Written by December 19, 2018 /Sports News – Local Early Utah College Football Signing Class Roundup Tags: BYU Football/Early Signing Day/SUU Football/Utah Football/Utah State Football/Weber State Football Brad Jameslast_img read more