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Utah football: 2018 early signing recruiting class (+live updates, video)

Head Coach Kyle Whittingham talks with his team at the end of University of Utah football practice in Salt Lake City on Thursday, Aug. 10, 2017.
Head Coach Kyle Whittingham talks with his team at the end of University of Utah football practice in Salt Lake City on Thursday, Aug. 10, 2017.
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BYU football: 2018 early signing recruiting class (+live updates, video)

Utah State football: 2018 early signing recruiting class (+live updates, video)


The first Early Signing Period for college football is here, and we have you covered for all that is happening on the Utah football front.

Here is the list of Letter of Intent signings for the Utes. Come back throughout the day as more are announced.


Malone Mataele, 5-11, 170, Rancho Santa Margarita, Calif., safety, is a three-star prospect who is ranked No. 16 among 2018 all-purpose back recruits by 247 Sports.

Utah football beats out numerous Pac-12 schools, BYU for commitment of athlete Malone Mataele

Newest Ute does it all! Malone Mataele from Placentia, CA will play safety at Utah after playing WR, RB, DB, KR and PR at Santa Margarita Catholic HS. https://t.co/qLwotQfZ87 #UtahNSD18 #goutes pic.twitter.com/UvzMRtBjE3

— Utah Athletics (@utahathletics) December 20, 2017


Terrell Perriman, 5-10, 185, Miami, Fla., wide receiver, committed to the Utes last month and held scholarship offers from SEC schools Georgia, LSU and Tennessee, among other schools.

Utes tap into Florida pipeline to sign WR Terrell Perriman: #3 in Miami-Dade County in receiving yards while averaging 19.2 yds per catch for Miami Central HS. https://t.co/qLwotQfZ87 #UtahNSD18 #goutes pic.twitter.com/kLTKs82Eh9

— Utah Athletics (@utahathletics) December 20, 2017


Jeremiah Jordan, 6-4, 233, Mt. San Jacinto College, defensive end, has two years to use two years of eligibility remaining after committing to the Utes earlier this week.

Welcome juco DE Jeremiah Jordan to #SackLakeCity! Great edge pass rusher was 1st-team all-league in 2017. 45 total tackles this season included 12 TFL & 4.5 sacks. https://t.co/qLwotQfZ87 #UtahNSD18 #goutes pic.twitter.com/J5FX7vFCtf

— Utah Athletics (@utahathletics) December 20, 2017


Bryant Pirtle, 6-2, 227, Pima Community College, linebacker, ultimately signed with the Utes after some confusion on his commitment in the days leading up to the early signing period.

Ute defense just got better with Pima CC LB Bryant Pirtle! 72 tackles this fall included 6.0 TFL & 3.5 sacks. Previously starred on 2 Kentucky state champ teams. https://t.co/qLwotQfZ87 #UtahNSD18 #goutes pic.twitter.com/NSWCBH7oQ6

— Utah Athletics (@utahathletics) December 20, 2017


Braeden Daniels, 6-4, 260, Carrollton, Texas, offensive line, originally committed to Illinois before flipping to Utah earlier this week and was a unanimous selection for the 6A Texas All-District team in 2017.

The #OBLOCK just got better. Welcome @B_Daniels71!#UBoyz #NextManUp pic.twitter.com/WPi3tYnWUt

— Utah Football (@Utah_Football) December 20, 2017


Jack Tuttle, 6-4, 189, San Marcos, Calif., quarterback, is rated a four-star prospect by 247 Sports who's been committed to the Utes for over a year. He competed in the Elite 11 last summer and has also garnered interest from several Power 5 schools, including Alabama, USC and Wisconsin.

Utes get commitment from elite 2018 QB prospect Jack Tuttle

UTES SCORE! Welcome Jack Tuttle, 4 star & # 4 ranked pro style QB in country. Elite 11 finals, The Opening, SD Section POY & 1st-team all-CIF. 3,171 pass yards, 41 TD in 17. https://t.co/qLwotQfZ87 #UtahNSD18 #goutes pic.twitter.com/hEwOAKLHag

— Utah Athletics (@utahathletics) December 20, 2017