Note: The Deseret News all-state teams are based on coaches votes from a list of nominated players from each team.


4A Player of the Year

Kaden Cox, Ridgeline, Sr., QB

Completed 72% of his passes for 3,776 yards and 55 touchdowns in leading Ridgeline to state championship. He only threw two interceptions.

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4A First Team

QB: Bronson Barben, Dixie, Sr. — 1,731 passing yards, 16 TDs, rushed for 3 more TDs.

TB: Noah White, Ridgeline, Sr. — 2,002 rushing yards, 19 TDs, 2,500 yards total offense.

TB: Keith Adams, Pine View, Sr. — 1,376 rush yards, 22 TDs.

WR: Strat Simmons, Ridgeline, Sr. — 68 receptions, 1,101 yards, 17 TDs.

WR: Jackson Olsen, Ridgeline, Jr. — 63 receptions, 1,125 yards, 17 TDs, 2 kickoff return TDs.

WR: Ja’ Kheo Mitchell, Dixie, Sr. — 37 receptions, 637 yards, 10 TDs.

TE: Eric Olsen, Desert Hills, Sr. — 46 receptions, 737 yards, 7 TDs.

OT: Jake Alles, Ridgeline, Jr. — Team averaged 45 ppg.

OT: Bryce Radford, Green Canyon, Sr. — Great motor anchored O-line.

OG: Daimien Boehme, Ridgeline, Sr. — Key to run game that averaged 7.1 yards per carry.

OG: Jesse Navejas, Bear River, Sr. — 24 pancake blocks.

C: Peter Falaniko, Pine View, Sr. — 3-year starter, 60 pancakes, zero sacks.

DE: Tanner Paskett, Ridgeline, Jr. — 54 tackles, 10 sacks.

DE: Cade Hanson, Dixie, Sr. — 67 tackles 22 TFL, 13 sacks.

DT: Fasito’otai Salanoa-Sagapolu, Crimson Cliffs, Sr. — 86 tackles, 10.5 TFL, 8 sacks.

DT: Will Wheatley, Green Canyon, So. — 77 tackles, 11 TFL, 10 sacks, 8 hurries.

MLB: Cy Nunley, Desert Hills, Sr. — 115 tackles, 6 TFL, 4 INTs, 5 forced fumbles.

MLB: Jackson Griffiths, Crimson Cliffs, Sr. — 126 tackles, 4.5 sacks, 3 forced fumbles.

OLB: Bryson Bennett, Cedar, Jr. — 119 tackles, 6.5 sacks, 20 TFL.

OLB: Jaxen Hollingsworth, Ridgeline, Sr. — 90 tackles, 11 TFL, 2 sacks.

CB: Mamao Tofi, Dixie, Sr. — 54 tackles, 6 TFL, 7 INTs.

CB: Brooks Esplin, Snow Canyon, Jr. — Shutdown corner, 2 INTs, 35 tackles.

S: Awsten Turnbow, Desert Hills, Sr. — 51 tackles, 8 INTs.

S: Cole Watterson, Sky View, Sr. — 47 tackles, 3 INTs.

PK: Kasen Erickson, Sky View, Sr. — 6 FGs, 38 PATS, all but one kickoff was a touchback.

P: Austin Kogan, Pine View, Sr. — 47 punts, 45.3-yard average.

ATH: Turner Williams, Pine View, Sr. — 1,600 yards total offense, 2 kickoff return TDs.


4A Second Team

QB: Noah Fuailetolo, Desert Hills, Jr.

FB: Easton Droubay, Crimson Cliffs, Sr.

TB: Matthew Mason, Logan, Sr.

WR: Dominique McKenzie, Pine View, Sr.

WR: Davis Hall, Sky View, Sr.

WR: RJ Wright, Hurricane, Jr.

TE: Kyle Baker, Green Canyon, Sr.

OT: Kenneth Ericksen, Dixie, Sr.

OT: Dylan Pullen, Crimson Cliffs, Sr.

OG: Dylan Atkinson, Green Canyon, Jr.

OG: Alex Lundahl, Ridgeline, Sr.

C: Easton Dahlke, Ridgeline, Jr.

DE: Parker Allen, Cedar, Sr.

DE: Bridger Hammond, Ridgeline, Sr.

DT: Jeffrey Toloa, Pine View, Sr.

DT: Robby Tangren, Desert Hills, Sr.

MLB: Will Booth, Ridgeline, Sr.

MLB: Treven Alldredge, Dixie, Jr.

OLB: Kimball Jackson, Sky View, Sr.

OLB: Michael Cabrera, Logan, So.

CB: Marcus McKenzie, Pine View, Sr.

CB: Ashton Macfarlane, Ridgeline, Jr.

S: Corbin Cuff, Crimson Cliffs, Sr.

S: Terrell Lee, Mountain Crest, Sr.

PK: Aaron Young, Ridgeline, Fr.

P: Nalu Loo, Crimson Cliffs, Sr.

ATH: Shea Anderson, Dixie, Sr.


4A Honorable Mention

QB: Hunter Johnson, Snow Canyon, Jr.

QB: Garrett Zollinger, Sky View, Sr.

TB: Tyden Morris, Desert Hills, Jr.

FB: Ben Ellis, Cedar, Sr.

WR: Gage Jenson, Logan, Sr.

WR: Caden Stuart, Green Canyon, Jr.

WR: Tyson Moten, Pine View, Sr.

TE: Peyton Knowles, Ridgeline, Sr.

OT: Stewart Taufa, Desert Hills, Fr.

OT: Tayson Hoffman, Logan, Sr.

C: Jack Wang, Logan, Sr.

C: Mahonri Tonumaipea, Hurricane, Jr.

DT: Dax Dehek, Sky View, Sr.

DT: Dawson Bundy, Desert Hills, Sr.

MLB: Reed Wilde, Sky View, Sr.

MLB: Carson Olsen, Mountain Crest, Jr.

MLB: Zach Andrus, Crimson Cliffs, Sr.

MLB: Bode Ray, Dixie, Sr.

OLB: Brody Hamann, Green Canyon, Jr.

CB: Josh Thomsen, Logan, Sr.

CB: Jaxson Cleverly, Crimson Cliffs, Sr.

CB: Ryker Jeppsen, Bear River, Jr.

S: Luke Jacobsen, Ridgeline, Sr.

S: Peyton Johnson, Green Canyon, Jr.

PK: Caleb Naegle, Green Canyon, Jr.

ATH: Carter Ashby, Hurricane, Jr.

ATH: Preston Lofthouse, Mountain Crest, Sr.