ALA basketball star Donovan Hanna commits to play football for BYU (Class of 2017)

Donovan Hanna is a 6-foot-5 230 pound tight end and defensive tackle who was recently offered a scholarship to play for the BYU football team (Class of 2017).

hanna_donovan_150pxHanna preps at American Leadership Academy (ALA) in Queen Creek, Arizona, where he will be the first student from the Academy to play D-1 football.  As a junior he had nine receptions for 139 yards (15.4 ave) and two touchdowns, 14 tackles (8 solo), two tackles for loss, two quarterback hurries, one pass deflected, two punts for 82 yards (41 ave), and two sacks.  He is also a star on the basketball team, being awarded All-State honors in 2016 after averaging 15.5 points, 12.9 rebounds, 1.5 steals, and 1.1 blocks per game.

Hanna has not yet been rated by Scout, Rivals, or ESPN.  BYU is Hanna’s first scholarship offer (May 2016) but he is also receiving recruiting interest from Colorado, Northern Arizona, and San Diego State.  BYU alumni Max Hall is the offensive coordinator at ALA.

Hometown: Queen Creek, Arizona High School: American Leadership Academy
Class: 2017 HT/WT: 6’5”, 230 lbs.
Position: Tight End, Defensive Tackle 40 time: 4.94
Profiles: MaxPreps, HUDL Bench/Squat: 250/360 lbs.
Twitter: @donnyd119


Vertical: 33 inches
Rivals:2 Stars (2 / 5)
Scout:2 Stars (2 / 5)
ESPN:2 Stars (2 / 5)
Average:2 Stars (2 / 5)
Offers: BYU

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Donovan Hanna is a recruit for the BYU Class of 2017.  For a comprehensive list of all of BYU’s c/o ’17 recruits and commitments click here. If you have any additional information or insight about this recruit, please include it in the comment section below.

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