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Changes In Personnel, Positions, Numbers For Utah Football Heading Into Fall Camp

Utah Utes running back TJ Pledger. (Photo courtesy of Utah Athletics)

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – Utah football will begin fall camp for the 2021 season on Wednesday, August 4 and has some changes to their roster.

They have players that were on the roster during the 2020 season and is not for 2021 and some familiar faces have changed numbers or positions.

Here is a breakdown of the fall camp roster for the 2021 Utah football team.

Players Not On 2021 Roster That Played In 2020

The following list is of players that were on the roster in 2020 but are not in 2021 for a variety of reasons.

  • Semisi Lauaki, DL
  • Maxs Tupai, DE
  • Blake Kuithe, DE
  • Cameron Gardner, WR
  • Dylan Slavens, WR
  • London Bartholomew, OL
  • Eli Morrow, DT
  • Max Miner, DE
  • Samuelu Elisaia, LB
  • Orlando Umana, OL (transferred)
  • Pita Tonga, DT (transferred)
  • Noah Rodriguez-Trammell, LS
  • Samson Nacua, WR (transferred)
  • Jared March, P
  • Skyler Southam, K
  • Moroni Anae, LB
  • Ben Lennon, P
  • Chris Wilson, LB
  • Sebastian Macaluso, WR
  • Jake Biggs, S
  • Robbie Colenzo, WR
  • Pierre Moudourou, WR
  • Ousmane Doumbia, DB
  • Nick Billoups, QB
  • Carter Robinson, QB
  • Drew Lisk, QB (graduated)
  • Dakota Hansen, S
  • Cooper Justice, QB
  • Jake Bentley, QB (transferred)
  • Nate Ritchie, S (Mission)
  • Bryan Thompson, WR (transferred)
  • Aaron Tapusoa, RB

Number Changes

With certain players departing and numbers become available, Utah players have decided to make some changes to their number. Here are the number changes from the 2020 season heading into fall camp of 2021.

  • Bryson Barnes, QB – 34 to 16
  • Micah Bernard, RB – 3 to 2
  • Rob Bonar, LB – 47 to 56
  • Vonte Davis, S – 19 to 9
  • Aaron Lowe, CB – 2 to 22
  • Gavin Nawahine, DE – 66 to 43
  • Jordan Noyes, K – 22 to 67
  • Taniela Pututau, TE – 81 to 84
  • Kyrese Rowan, WR – 25 to 23
  • Nephi Sewell, LB – 29 to 1
  • Miki Suguturaga, DE – 46 to 47
  • Dominique Thompson, WR – 84 to 20
  • Tanoa Togiai, DT – 96 to 73
  • Sione Tuha, LB – 59 to 45
  • Elvis Vakapuna, RB – 24 to 27
  • Charlie Vincent, RB – 35 to 24
  • Tyrone Young-Smith, WR – 3 to 4

Newcomer Numbers

Just like every college football team, Utah has a lot of newcomers whether they are 2021 signees, transfer portal additions or walk-ons. Here are their numbers heading into fall camp.

  • Kennan Aiono, DE – 66
  • Cole Bishop, S – 6
  • Charlie Brewer, QB – 12
  • Dylan Brooks, LB – 36
  • Ethan Calvert, LB – 10
  • Josh Calvert, LB – 14
  • Makai Cope, WR – 3
  • Peter Costelli, QB – 8
  • Chris Curry, RB – 0
  • Carson Danner, LB – 48
  • Jonah Elliss, LB – 83
  • Hayden Erickson, TE – 46
  • Kolinu’u Faaiu, OL – 61
  • Jonny Fanaika, DE – 11
  • David Fotu, DT – 94
  • JT Greep, LS – 57
  • Theo Howard, WR – 1
  • Ja’Quinden Jackson, QB – 3
  • Deven Johnson, TE – 82
  • Lolani Langi, LB – 46
  • Taka Lautaha, DT – 63
  • Elisha Lloyd, CB – 29
  • Hunter Lotulelei, OL – 70
  • Munir McClain, WR – 13
  • Brandon McKinney, S – 28
  • Jordan McMillan, S – 30
  • Shuhei Mitsumoto, DE – 53
  • Michael Mokofisi, OL – 62
  • Tevita Pahulu, DT – 91
  • Ricky Parks, RB – 6
  • Cameron Peasley, P – 33
  • Simote Pepa, DT – 75
  • T.J. Pledger, RB – 5
  • Bryson Reeves, WR – 19
  • Karene Reid, LB – 32
  • Trey Reynolds, LB – 37
  • Elijah Shelton, DE – 49
  • Darrien “Bleu” Stewart, S – 24
  • Dawson Tanner, WR – 29
  • Tavion Thomas, RB – 9
  • Mason Tufaga, LB – 52
  • Isaac Vaha, TE – 35
  • Zach Vaughn, WR – 15
  • Zereoue Williams, OL – 76
  • Sire Woods, LB – 82

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

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