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What BYU, Utah and Utah State ties have signed to NFL practice squads?

Las Vegas Raiders tight end Matt Bushman (84) during the second half of an NFL preseason game.
Las Vegas Raiders tight end Matt Bushman (84) during the second half of an NFL preseason football game against the Seattle Seahawks, Saturday, Aug. 14, 2021, in Las Vegas.
Rick Scuteri, Associated Press

Soon after the NFL’s final roster cuts, teams began to fill their practice squad rosters.

So far, there are 14 Utah ties who have officially joined NFL practice squads, with another one reported by a news outlet.

Here’s a look at where these Utah ties have signed:


Kansas City Chiefs safety Zayne Anderson (6) during the first half of an NFL football game against the Arizona Cardinals, Friday, Aug. 20, 2021, in Glendale, Ariz.
Rick Scuteri, Associated Press

BYU

Name, position, team, Utah tie(s)

  • Zayne Anderson, S, Kansas City Chiefs, BYU and Stansbury High (reported by Kansas City Star’s Sam McDowell)
  • Matt Bushman, TE, Las Vegas Raiders, BYU
  • Bronson Kaufusi, TE, Green Bay Packers, BYU and Timpview High
  • Corbin Kaufusi, OL, San Francisco 49ers, BYU and Timpview High
  • Troy Warner, S, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, BYU

Arizona Cardinals linebacker Kylie Fitts sheds a blocking dummy during defensive drills during NFL football training camp practice, Saturday, July 31, 2021, in Glendale, Ariz.
Ross D. Franklin, Associated Press

Utah

Name, position, team, Utah tie(s)

  • Jackson Barton, OT, New York Giants, Utah and Brighton High
  • Kylie Fitts, OLB, Arizona Cardinals, Utah
  • Jared Norris, LB, Washington Football Team, Utah
  • Darrin Paulo, OL, Detroit Lions, Utah
  • Jeremiah Poutasi, OL, Las Vegas Raiders, Utah

Green Bay Packers linebacker Tipa Galeai, right, and linebacker Isaiah McDuffie defend during the first half of a preseason NFL football game against the Buffalo Bills in Orchard Park, N.Y., Saturday, Aug. 28, 2021.
Adrian Kraus, Associated Press

Utah State

Name, position, team, Utah tie(s)

  • Tipa Galeai, LB, Green Bay Packers, Utah State
  • JoJo Natson, WR/Ret., Cleveland Browns, Utah State
  • Darwin Thompson, RB, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Utah State

Cleveland Browns defensive end Porter Gustin (97) comes down with an interception with Pittsburgh Steelers offensive tackle Chukwuma Okorafor (76) defending during the first half of an NFL wild-card playoff football game in Pittsburgh, Sunday, Jan. 10, 2021.
Don Wright, Associated Press

Other Utah ties

Name, position, team, Utah tie(s)

  • Sua Opeta, OG, Philadelphia Eagles, Weber State and Stansbury High
  • Porter Gustin, DE, Cleveland Browns, Salem Hills High