Back in November, the University of Utah Football Program honored 17 players on Senior Day against Stanford. This article will serve to track who remains in his 2023, who is undecided and who leaves the programme.
Jalen Dixon – WR
Senior Jaylen Dixon, who has been in the program since 2017, has been with the Utes for five seasons (he was not with the team in 2020) and is looking forward to leading the team after an incredible 2022 campaign. leave.
In his five seasons, Dixon amassed 1,288 receiving yards, six receiving touchdowns, 238 rushing yards, and six rushing touchdowns.
Tavion Thomas – RB
After two years in the program and helping the Utes win their first Pac-12 championship in 2021, former JUCCO transfer Tavion Thomas declared his intention to join the NFL, joining the team even before the game against Colorado. did not participate in
In his two seasons with Utah, Thomas had 1,795 yards and 28 touchdowns.
Gabe Reed – DE
Defensive end Gabried Reed, a senior move from Stanford, did exactly what he set out to do this season, helping Utah win its second consecutive Pac-12 title.
Eventually becoming a staple on defense, Reed led the team with 10 sacks and 39 total tackles (leading the defensive line).
Logan Kendall – TE/FB
Another senior move for the Utes, tight end Logan Kendall has appeared in 13 games this year, starting five. During that time, he recorded 4 receptions for 29 yards and 1 touchdown.
Stone Azarkon S
Former Walk-On Stone Azarcon, who has been with the program since 2017, will leave the program after the 2023 Rose Bowl.
Brayden Daniels – OL
Despite being a junior, Braden Daniel has had a phenomenal 2022 campaign as the leader of Utah’s offensive line.
After accepting an invitation to the Senior Bowl, Daniels will enter the 2023 NFL Draft.
Devin Kaufushi – DT
Former BYU defensive tackle Devin Kaufushi has been with the program since the 2020 season. During that time, Kaufushi has amassed a total of 21 tackles, of which he lost 2.5 and fumbled one of his recoveries.
He has also been named team captain for the 2022 campaign.
Mohammed Diabate – LB
Mohamud Diabate, a senior from the University of Florida, tallied 52 total tackles (second-most among linebackers) during the 2022 season, leading the team with 12.5 tackles.
Diabet accepts an invitation to the Shrine Games and declares entry to the NFL Draft.
Solomon Ennis – WR
Fifth grade Ennis will leave the program after the 2023 Rose Bowl.
In addition to being a phenomenal leader, Ennis appeared in 55 games for Utah with 794 yards and four touchdowns.
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Dalton Kincaid – TE
Arguably the greatest tight end of all time in a Crimson uniform, senior Dalton Kincaid has officially called it a career after declaring himself in the NFL Draft a few weeks ago.
During his career, Kincaid tallied 2,824 yards and 35 touchdowns. As an Ute, he posted 1,414 of those and a total of 16 touchdowns.
Heading into the 2023 NFL Draft, Kincaid is likely to be one of the best tight ends to be picked from the board. .
Clark Phillips III – CB
Arguably the greatest defender and third-year cornerback of all time, Clark Phillips III has officially declared himself in the NFL Draft.
During his time at the University of Utah, Phillips totaled 124 tackles, 30 passes defended, and nine interceptions, four of which were returned for touchdowns. He was also the 2022 unanimous All-American and Pac-12 AP Defensive Player of the Year.
Simply put, Phillips is one of the most influential players in the history of the program and should be a first round pick.
who is undecided
As for the rest of the players who were honored on Senior Day, no one has announced whether they will stay or leave. As the 2023 Rose Bowl approaches, most of these decisions should be announced shortly before or after.
Cameron Rising – QB
2022 stats: 2,939 yards, 241-364, 25 TDs, 7 INT 68 rushing, 409 rushing yards, 6 rushing TDs
Micah Bernard – RB
2022 stats: 95 carries, 474 yards, 4 rushing TDs, 31 receptions, 306 receiving yards, 1 TD
Thomas Yasmin – TE
2022 stats: 12 catches, 300 yards, 12 TDs
RJ Hubert – S
2022 stats: 75 tackles, 3 TFL, 3 INT, 2 FR, 2 PBU
Brandt Kaite – TE
2022 stats: 17 catches, 204 yards, 3 TDs
Torn anterior cruciate ligament in Round 4 of the 2022 season.
Devon Vere – WR
2022 stats: 50 catches, 595 yards, 5 TDs, 26 punt returns, 246 yards
This story will be updated.
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