Utah’s Coaching Staff Takes Party Bus To Recruit Local Athletes
SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – The college football season may be over but it is not over for the coaching staffs around the country.
The Utah Utes staff just finished their early signing period before they were not allowed to have contact for the last few weeks. Now that the “dead” period is over, the Utes staff decided to start the recruiting period on their annual “U Blitz.” But this year, they are doing it in style with a party bus.
Did someone say PARTY BUS??
Our coaches are recruiting in style this morning, searching for the next Hometown Heroes! #UBlitz @UtahCoachWhitt @SafetyPride @FWhittinghamJr @coachjharding @Colton_Swan @UteReef33 @CoachPowell99 @Coach_Ludwig @Pouha91 @Coach_KMcDonald @eagle88me pic.twitter.com/xiNkNz1Mff
— Utah Football (@Utah_Football) January 17, 2020
The U Blitz marks the start of the next recruiting period but all of the coaches stay in the state and they head out to find the next “hometown hero” by recruiting the in-state athletes. During the December early signing period, Utah received letters of intent from nine players that are from the state of Utah. Four of those players are back from serving a two-year church mission.
In the upcoming 2021 recruiting class, the top players in the state according to 247 Sports includes Orem offensive tackle Kingsley Suamataia, East high school defensive tackle Voi Tunuufi, West defensive end Omarion Fa’amoe, Woods Cross defensive tackle Michael Mokofisi and Jordan high school athlete Tevita Mafileo.
The final period for college prospects to sign and be in the 2020 class will be in February.
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