Football Recruiting Class of 2006



    Sam Doman


    Ht.: 6-4 Wt.: 200

    High School: Canby, Canby, Ore.

    Stats: Threw for 1,100 yards and ran for over 600 yards as a senior

    Recruited by: Oregon, Oregon State, Washington State

    Notes: Cousin of BYU quarterbacks coach Brandon Doman … Currently serving a Church mission in the Dominican Republic

    Max Hall


    Ht.: 6-1 Wt.: 185

    High School: Mountain View, Mesa, Ariz.

    Stats: Completed 131 of 203 passes for 2,405 yards and 35 touchdowns as a senior; rushed for 344 yards on 54 carries and four more touchdowns; 5,257 career all-purpose yards (a school record)

    Honors: Named all-Arizona quarterback by The Arizona Republic as a senior; named the East Valley Tribune state Offensive Player of the year in 5A; East Valley Tribune Region Player of the Year; earned first-team offense honors from The East Valley Tribune; named first-team all-state quarterback by the Arizona Coaches Association; named the Mesa City Player of the Year by Phoenix Metro Football Magazine; made first-team all-offense at quarterback by Phoenix Metro Football Magazine; was a finalist for the Ed Doherty Award, presented annually to the state’s top player as both a junior and senior

    Recruited by: Arizona State, Northwestern, Utah, San Diego State, Washington State

    Notes: Redshirted at Arizona State his freshman year … Served a Church mission out of high school … Nephew of Danny White, former Dallas Cowboys quarterback … Ranked No. 27 quarterback in the nation by

    James Lark


    Ht.: 6-3 Wt.: 205

    High school: Pine View, St. George

    Stats: Threw for 3,248 yards, 36 TDs and 64.1 completion percentage as senior. Finished career with 6,739 passing yards, third most in state history. Tied state record with 79 career touchdown passes

    Honors: Deseret Morning News 3A MVP; Salt Lake Tribune and Deseret Morning News First-Team All-State selection;

    Recruited by: Arizona State, Oregon, Utah

    Notes: Led school to 12-2 record and state championship game as senior … Ranked No. 25 QB in the nation by

    Mike Hague


    Ht.: 6-0 Wt.: 210

    High School: Brighton, Cottonwood Heights

    Stats: 2,001 rushing yards and 28 touchdowns as a senior; returned three kicks for touchdowns; had 53 tackles and five interceptions; returned one interception for a touchdown

    Honors: Salt Lake Tribune and Deseret Morning News 5A Player of the Year as a senior; Salt Lake Tribune and Deseret Morning News First-Team All-State honors

    Recruited by: Boise State, Illinois, Oregon, Utah

    Rhen Brown


    Ht.: 5-11 Wt.: 175

    High School: Lone Peak, Highland

    Stats: 17 catches for 390 yards his senior year

    Recruited by: Georgia Tech, Clemson, South Carolina, North Carolina

    Notes: Older brother Terence plays offensive line for the Cougars

    McKay Jacobson


    Ht.: 6-0 Wt.: 185

    High school: Carroll, Southlake, Texas

    Stats: Led Texas 5A receivers with 1,631 yards and 19 touchdowns, on 99 receptions his senior year; Finished High School career with 201 receptions for 3, 019 yards and 30 touchdowns, all school records.

    Honors: Texas Sports Writers Association Class 5A first team; AP Class 5A All-State second team; Dallas Morning News All-Area First Team; Fort Worth Star Telegram 5A Super Team Selection; TexasPrepXtra Super Team; Associated Press All-State Second-Team; Coaches All Region One First-Team; Coaches 5-5A All-District First-Team

    Recruited by: Texas A&M, Texas Tech, Wisconsin, Missouri, Kansas, Oklahoma State, Minnesota, Purdue

    Notes: Graduated early, is already enrolled at BYU and will participate in spring ball … Had a dozen offers from Div. I schools … Ran track in high school –district champion in the 100 meters and 200 meters as a sophomore.

    Mike Muehlmann


    Ht.: 6-5 Wt.: 230

    High School: American Fork, American Fork

    Stats: 10.5 sacks and 73 tackles playing defensive end as a senior; caught 30 passes for 350 yards and four touchdowns as tight end his senior year

    Honors: Salt Lake Tribune and Deseret Morning News First-Team All-State Selection; Deseret Morning News First Team All-Region Honors; Provo Daily Herald Elite 11 selection

    Recruited by: Utah, Utah State, Southern Utah, Colorado

    Notes: Plans to serve a Church mission before enrolling at BYU. Originally committed to Utah.

    Ryan Freeman


    Ht.: 6-4 Wt.: 275

    High School: Orem, Orem

    Stats: 45 tackles, five sacks, one fumble recovery

    Honors: Named First-Team All-State by the Salt Lake Tribune and Deseret Morning News; Named All-Valley by the Daily Herald

    Recruited by: Arizona State, Colorado State, Colorado, Notre Dame, California, Oregon, Purdue, Stanford, Utah

    Notes: Named a top-50 guard by … Brother Erik Freeman plays for BYU

    Braden Hansen


    Ht.: 6-6 Wt.: 265

    High School: Alta, Sandy

    Stats: 12 sacks as a junior

    Honors: Salt Lake Tribune and Deseret Morning News First-Team All-State selection; named Sports Illustrated Preseason All-American

    Recruited by: Stanford, Oregon, Florida, USC, UCLA, California, Utah

    Notes: Younger brother of BYU quarterback Brock Hansen

    Walter Kahaialii


    Ht.: 6-4 Wt.: 303

    High School: Kamehameha-Maui, Lahaina, Hawaii

    Recruited by: Weber State, UNLV, Oregon

    Notes: Helped lead team to Maui Interscholastic League Division Title his senior year … Plans to serve a Church mission after his freshman year

    Tom Sorensen


    Ht.: 6-4 Wt.: 290

    High School: Brighton, Cottonwood Heights, Utah

    Honors: Salt Lake Tribune and Deseret Morning News First-Team All-State selection

    Recruited by: Oregon, Nebraska, Utah, Stanford, Arizona State, Oregon State, Utah State, Air Force, Colorado

    Notes: Played at Vanderbilt as a freshman … Served a Church mission in Canada

    Rick Wolfley


    Ht.: 6-4 Wt.: 290

    High School: Star Valley, Afton, Wyoming

    Recruited by: Utah, Purdue, Utah State, Wyoming

    Notes: Heavyweight state wrestling champion as a junior … Sparred against US Olympic Gold Medalist Rulon Gardner

    Riley Stephenson


    Ht.: 6-0 Wt.: 170

    High School: Pine View, St. George

    Stats: 75-of-77 PATs and 7-of-10 field goals; averaged 42.1 yards per punt

    Honors: Salt Lake Tribune and Deseret Morning News First-Team All-State

    Recruited by: Arizona State

    Notes: State record for most PATs (193) … Second in state history for PATs in a season with 75 … tied for second with 19 career field goals … holds school records for longest field goal (54 yards), most PATs in a season (75) and career (193) and total career points (250) … Plans to serve a Church mission before enrolling at BYU.


    Mosese Foketi


    Ht.: 6-1 Wt.: 255

    High School: James Logan, Union City, Calif.

    Junior College: Laney Community College, Oakland, Calif.; Chabot College, Hayward, Calif.

    Notes: Helped Laney to a 9-2 record and a Golden Gate Conference championship in 2005

    Ian Dulan


    Ht.: 6-1 Wt.: 245

    High School: Kamehameha-Hawaii, Hilo, Hawaii

    Recruited by: Utah, Colorado State

    Notes: Plans to serve a mission after his freshman year

    Romney Fuga


    Ht.: 6-2 Wt.: 280

    High School: Edison, Huntington Beach, Calif.

    Honors: Los Angeles Times Southern California lineman of the year

    Recruited by: Penn State, Cal, Washington, UNLV, Nebraska, San Diego

    Notes: Played in the Florida-California All-Star game

    Jordan Richardson


    Ht.: 6-4 Wt.: 250

    High School: Bonneville, Idaho Falls, Idaho

    Recruited by: Utah, Oregon, Snow College, Idaho State

    Notes: Wrestled, ranked No.1 in the state

    Matangi Tonga


    Ht.: 6-2 Wt.: 270

    High school: Aragon, San Mateo, Calif.

    Stats: 105 carries, 837 yards, 20 TDs, 11 sacks, 19 tackles for loss

    Honors: All-metro first team defensive lineman as junior and senior; San Mateo Daily Journal, San Mateo Daily News and San Mateo County Times Player of the Year

    Recruited by: Arizona State, Nebraska, Oregon

    Notes: Also played fullback … Ranked 34th best defensive tackle in nation by … High school coach called him the best player ever to play at Aragon … Brother is BYU running back Manase Tonga.

    Nate Moncur


    Ht.: 6-0 Wt.: 190

    High School: Bountiful, Bountiful

    Recruited by: UCLA, Georgia Tech, Wyoming, Illinois, Oregon, Utah State, Arizona, Idaho State, Weber State, Utah

    Notes: Plans to serve a Church mission following his freshman year.

    Brandon Ogletree


    Ht.: 6-0 Wt.: 215

    High School: McKinney, McKinney, Texas

    Stats: Had 162 tackles, one blocked kick, one interception, two sacks and three forced fumbles as a senior

    Honors: McKinney Courier-Gazette Defensive Player of the Year; Dallas Morning News first-team all-county

    Recruited by: TCU, Air Force, Rice, Texas Tech, Duke, Arizona, Oklahoma State, Navy, Colorado State, Arkansas, Stanford

    Notes: Plans to serve a mission before enrolling

    Brandon Bradley


    Ht.: 6-1 Wt.: 180

    High School: Lincoln, Tallahassee, Fla.

    Stats: 86 tackles, two interceptions, 12 pass breakups and three forced fumbles as a senior

    Recruited by: Louisville

    Notes: Currently serving a Church mission in Sao Paulo, Brazil

    Robbie Buckner


    Ht.: 5-10 Wt.: 165

    High School: Ashdown, Ashdown, Ark.

    Stats: Rushed for 992 yards and 15 touchdowns, made 102 tackles and six interceptions his senior year

    Honors: AAA Player of the Year; Texarkana Gazette All-Area Team; one of three finalists for 3-A Defensive Player of the Year in Arkansas

    Recruited by: Arkansas, Arkansas State

    Notes: State 3-A 400 meter champion in track … Set state record winning the 800 meter 2004 state championship in indoor track … Indoor long-jump champion in 2005 … Plans to play one season before leaving on a Church mission.

    Michael Moore


    Ht.: 6-2 Wt.: 205

    High School: Canyon Springs, Moreno Valley, Calif.

    Stats: 61 tackles and 12 sacks as senior

    Recruited by: UCLA, Arizona State, Arizona, Colorado, Oregon, Utah State, Washington, Texas, Stanford, Notre Dame, Florida

    Tico Pringle


    Ht.: 5-10 Wt.: 185

    High school: Bonanza, Las Vegas

    Junior college: Snow College

    Stats: Led team in fumble recoveries and returned one for a touchdown. Three interceptions on the season. Rushed for 500 yards and six touchdowns as a freshman.

    Recruited by: Hawaii, Washington State, Oregon, Pittsburgh, Tennessee

    Notes: Moved from Rochester, N.Y., to Las Vegas before senior season … Is already on campus and will participate in spring ball … Ran 100m, 300m and high hurdles in high school … Ranked 11th among JUCO CBs by … Recently mentioned in column as having one of best names in sports.

    Andre Saulsberry


    Ht.: 5-11 Wt.: 175

    High School: Rialto, Rialto, Calif.

    Junior College: Riverside CC, Long Beach, Calif.

    Stats: 58 tackles including 31 solo tackles, 1.5 sacks, three tackles for a loss and a forced fumble, one interception and three blocked kicks

    Notes: Former teammate of current Cougar linebacker Chris Bolden

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