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RECRUITING: Cheyenne’s Tofaeono chooses Utah

Many college football coaches and recruiting services viewed Cheyenne senior Jeremiah Tofaeono as a top offensive line prospect.

Utah saw him as a defensive tackle, and for that, Tofaeono orally committed to the Utes late Tuesday night.

“It’s really exciting,” he said of his decision. “It’s a relief. Now I can just stay focused and be ready.”

The 6-foot-4-inch, 290-pound Tofaeono chose Utah over Washington, UNR, UCLA, Utah State and Hawaii. He visited Washington and UNR.

“I really enjoyed the coaches for Utah,” he said.

Tofaeono was a Class 4A all-state selection this season on both sides of the ball, helping the Desert Shields finish 10-2 and reach the Sunset Region semifinals.

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