Ten defensive players to watch
1. Osa Masina, jr., LB, Brighton » ESPN.com ranks him as the No. 1 recruit in the state. He’s 6-4 and 208 pounds of power.
2. Bryan Mone, sr., DL, Highland » The University of Michigan recruit is 6-4 and 315 pounds, so he takes up a lot of room and demands special attention.
4. Christian Folau, jr., LB, East » Another Leopard who is going to play Division I football. He already committed to Stanford.
6. Pio Stowers, sr., LB, Timpview » He recorded 47 tackles for the state champion Thunderbirds last season. The 6-1 linebacker finished with nine sacks last season.
7. T.J. Fehoko, jr., DL, Cottonwood » He finished with double-digit sacks last season and creates headaches for opposing offensive lines.
9. Kavika Fonua, sr., S, Syracuse » The BYU recruit is helped lead the Titans to the 5A state title game last season.
10. Thor Katoa, sr., LB, Pine View » He recorded three sacks and was second on the team with 90 tackles last season.