Utah State Adds Three-Star Commitment From Lehi To 2023 Class

Dec 8, 2022, 10:14 AM | Updated: 10:16 am
Lehi vs. Stansbury - 5A Semifinals with UCCU Logo...
Lehi’s Kadiyon Sweat and Fernando Ruelas celebrate after a score as Lehi and Stansbury play in a 5A state semifinal football game at Rice-Eccles Stadium at the University of Utah in Salt Lake City on Friday, Nov. 11, 2022. (Scott G Winterton, Deseret News)
(Scott G Winterton, Deseret News)

LOGAN, Utah – Back-to-back 5A state champion safety with the Lehi Pioneers, Kadiyon Sweat, announced his intent to play football for Utah State University.

Sweat made the announcement via social media on Wednesday, December 7.

“I am extremely excited to announce my commitment to Utah State University,” Sweat began.

“I want to thank all of the coaches who have recruited me and believed in me up to this point. I want to give a special thank you to all of my coaches, teammates, mentors, family members, friends and the Lehi community that have been a constant support up to this point. Much love! Can’t wait to start my next chapter and get to Logan and go to WORK! #jobnotfinished Go Aggies!”

About Kadiyon Sweat

Listed as a 6’0, 185 pound safety, Sweat won two state championships with the Lehi Pioneers, quarterbacking the back end of a stifling defense.

RELATED: Lehi Advances To 5A Title Game With Shutout Win Over Stansbury

In 50 games with Lehi, Sweat accumulated 217 tackles with four coming behind the line of scrimmage. Sweat is credited with 19 interceptions since his junior season.

He had two INT’s in the Pioneers 5A semifinal win over Stansbury.

With the state championship on the line, Sweat added another INT against Timpview, helping his team to their second straight state title.

RELATED: Lehi Repeats As State Champs With Triple Overtime Thrilling Win

According to 247sports.com, Sweat had offers from Idaho State, Idaho, Eastern Washington, Bryant, Weber State, Colorado State, Air Force & Utah Tech before committing to Blake Anderson, Ephraim Banda and the Utah State Aggies.

Utah State Aggies vs. Memphis Tigers

Utah State (6-6, 5-3) will face the Memphis Tigers (6-6, 3-5) of the American Conference on Tuesday, December 27 in Dallas, TX.

The Aggies are 3-4 all-time against Memphis.

This is first meeting between these two programs since 1977 when USU lost 31-26 in Memphis. This marks the second neutral sight meeting as Utah State defeated Memphis 28-14 in a game played in Salt Lake City, UT in 1967.

Every Utah State football game can be heard on the KSL Sports Zone with Scott Garrard and former Aggie quarterback Kevin White on the call.

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Utah State Adds Three-Star Commitment From Lehi To 2023 Class