The Deseret News picks its own MVPs, but the rest of the all-state teams are based exclusively on coaches votes. The first team was expanded to 27 athletes to include a fullback, punter and overall athlete.
DB: Nephi Sewell, Desert Hills
Sr., 6-0, 195
Carried the ball 136 times for 1,469 yards and 16 TDs to lead Desert Hills to the 3AA state championship, one year after missing nearly all of his junior season with a neck injury.
3AA First Team
QB: Jacob Barben, Dixie
Jr., 5-10, 160
146-220, 2281 yards, 23 TD, 267 rush yards, 6 TDs (injured in final game of regular season)
RB: Jacob Mpungi, Pine View
Jr., 5-11, 170
1640 yards rushing, 17 TD's, 20 Receptions, 294 Yards, 3 TDs
FB: Matt McIntyre, Stansbury
Sr., 6-2, 200
190 carries, 1,171 yards, 13 total TDs
WR: Hobbs Nyberg, Dixie
Jr., 5-9, 170
1,759 total offense, 17 TDs
WR: Collin Zur, Park City
Sr., 6-1, 210
500-plus yards, focus of opposing defenses
WR: Deontay Nish, Ben Lomond
Sr., 5-6, 150
81 catches, 1,201 yards, 13 TDs
TE: Tyler Shea, Park City
Sr., 6-2, 210
Over 500 yards in first season at TE
OT: Penei Sewell, Desert Hills
Jr., 6-4, 320
Dominant, special O-lineman
OT: Slate Groskreutz, Tooele
Sr., 6-3, 240
Helped team rush for over 4,000 yards
C: Quaid Murray, Cedar
Sr., 6-1, 200
Team MVP, 2-year starter
OG: Jaren Wilson, Tooele
Sr., 6-4, 205
Catalyst behind 4,000 rushing yards
OG: Dylan Mott, Stansbury
Sr., 6-3, 230
Our best O-lineman, played every snap
DE: Tyson Fisher, Dixie
Jr., 6-4, 200
DE: Jordan Watson, Bear River
Sr., 6-3, 217
47 tackles, 4 sacks, 11 TFL
DT: Bundy Sewell, Desert Hills
Sr., 6-1, 295
47 tackles, 3 sacks
DT: Tyler Heaton, Pine View
Sr., 6-2, 280
59 tackles, 3.5 sacks
OLB: Levani Damuni, Ridgeline
Sr., 6-0, 195
63 tackles, 10 sacks, 1 INT
OLB: Tyler Warner, Desert Hills
Sr., 6-0, 170
Explosive, quick off the edge
MLB: Jade Bulloch, Cedar
Sr., 6-0, 209
114 tackles, 5 sacks, 2 pick 6s
MLB: Malakai Fakahua, Dixie
Sr., 5-10, 215
110 tackles, 4 INTs
S: Gunner Sorensen, Bear River
Sr., 6-2, 191
68 tackles, 4 INT, 3 TFL
S: Ryan Hoppie, Desert Hills
Sr., 5-11, 160
53 tackles, 3 INTs
CB: D’angelo Mpungi, Pine View
Sr., 6-2, 178
60 tackles, 4 INTs, 24 PBU
CB: Jace Perry, Logan
Jr., 6-0, 165
40 tackles, 7 INT, 1 def. TD
K: Connor Brooksby, Pine View
So., 6-1, 175
50 PATs, 8 FGs, 90 KO into end zone
P: Kolton Barber, Snow Canyon
Sr., 6-0, 165
39.8 yards per punt
ATH: Lincoln Powers, Tooele
Sr., 6-0, 180
1,600 yards, 16 TDs, great defender
3AA Second Team
QB: Spencer Zur, Park City, Sr.
RB: Angelo Rios, Ben Lomond, Sr.
RB: McCoy Didericksen, Stansbury, Jr.
FB: Gage Kaneko, Bear River, Sr.
WR: Beau Pederson, Park City, Jr.
WR: Michael Moten, Pine View, Jr.
TE: Tobie Swenson, Hurricane, Sr.
OT: Tim Miles, Dixie, Sr.
OT: Wyatt Brinkerhoff, Snow Canyon, Sr.
C: Caleb Lawver, Ridgeline, Sr.
OG: Gavyn Begay, Dixie, Sr.
OG: Houston Stapley, Desert Hills, Sr.
DE: Brooks Maile, Pine View, So.
DE: Eli Alford, Park City, Sr.
DT: Quando Ieremia, Hurricane, Sr.
DT: Josh Madsen, Tooele, Sr.
OLB: Sport Falemaka, Judge, Sr.
OLB: Brennan Bithell, Pine View, Jr.
MLB: Kody Pope, Ridgeline, Jr.
MLB: Andreas Cordova, Judge, Sr.
S: Ryan Moody, Stansbury, Sr.
S: Payton Wilgar, Dixie, Jr.
CB: Ryan Kenny, Judge, Sr.
CB: Joshua Leakehe, Tooele, Sr.
K: Eli Shovan, Tooele, Jr.
P: Shem Mackert, Cedar, Sr.
ATH: Jeno Bins, Tooele, Jr.
3AA Honorable Mention
QB: Ryan Javines, Pine View, Jr.
QB: Quinn Kiser, Desert Hills, Sr.
QB: Mitch McIntyre, Stansbury, Sr.
RB: Cody Olsen, Ridgeline, Sr.
RB: Demetrius Smith, Tooele, Sr.
WR: Lance Mandrigues, Pine View, Sr.
WR: Josh Topham, Dixie, Sr.
OL: Zach Spendlove, Pine View, Sr.
OL: Emilio Jaramillo, Stansbury, Sr.
OL: Theron Wallentine, Ridgeline, Sr.
DL: Carter Reynolds, Desert Hills, Jr.
DL: Jaren Wilson, Tooele, Sr.
DL: Sitiveni Havili, Stansbury, Sr.
DL: Mason Fiefia, Ridgeline, Sr.
LB: Bryken Jensen, Bear River, Sr.
LB: Bailey Gray, Cedar, Sr.
LB: Britton Webster, Snow Canyon, Sr.
LB: Christian Reis, Pine View, Jr.
LB: Mitchell Stott, Ridgeline, Sr.
LB: Isaiah Johnson, Hurricane, Sr.
CB: Parker Ence, Snow Canyon, Sr.
CB: Dylan Hendrickson, Pine View, Sr.
CB: Mike Lacy, Hurricane, Sr.
K: Jonny Guadarrama, Logan, Sr.
P: Gavin Beck, Tooele, Sr.
ATH: Marco Jordan, Desert Hills, Sr.
ATH: Michael Dunn, Tooele, Sr.
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