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Utah Football Receives Commitment From Three-Star Athlete Velltray Jefferson

General view of a Utah Utes football helmet during the Utes game at Rice-Eccles Stadium on November 11, 2017 in Salt Lake City, Utah. (Photo by Gene Sweeney Jr/Getty Images)

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – The University of Utah football program continues to bring in recruits despite limitations with the current pandemic.

The latest prospect to verbally commit to Utah is three-star athlete Velltray Jefferson.

Jefferson is a 6’4, 230-pound athlete from Edison High School in Fresno, California. He is the 48th ranked athlete in the country and the No. 67 recruit in the state of California. Velltray Jefferson announced his decision on Instagram Live.

Jefferson received offers from USC, Arizona, Arizona State, Colorado, Fresno State, Liberty, Nevada, New Mexico, Northern Arizona, San Jose State, Tennessee, Washington and Washington State.

Utah defensive coordinator Morgan Scalley was Jefferson’s primary recruiter.

Jefferson is the 10th player to commit to Utah in the 2021 class, joining four-star QB Peter Costelli, four-star inside linebacker Mason Tufaga, three-star running back Ricky Parks, three-star defensive tackle Tevita Fotu, three-star inside linebacker Trey Reynolds, three-star offensive guard Koli Faaiu, three-star wide receiver Deamikkio Nathan and three-star outside linebacker Jonah Elliss.

Trevor Allen is a Utah Utes Insider for and host of the Crimson Corner podcast. Follow him on Twitter: @TrevorASportsYou can download and listen to the podcast, here.

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