The chips continue to fall in BYU’s favor as they swayed another Ute away from the hill on signing day. Khyiris Tonga is a 6-foot-4 300 pound offensive and defensive lineman who committed to Utah out of high school in 2014 but flipped his commitment post LDS mission, signing a national letter of intent to play for the Cougars today.
— BYU Football (@BYUfootball) February 1, 2017
Tonga prepped at Granger High School, where he made the All-Region 2 First-Team as a freshman, played on the offensive and defensive lines, as well as at tight end, and played rugby.
Tonga is rated 3-stars by ESPN (grade of 70), 2-Stars by Scout, and was not rated by Rivals. He had scholarship offers from Arizona State, Hawaii, Oregon State, Utah, and Utah State with recruiting interest Oklahoma. Tonga will be enrolled at BYU in time for the 2017 season.
|Hometown:||West Valley City, Utah||High School:||Granger|
|Class:||2017||HT/WT:||6’4”, 300 lbs.|
|Position:||Offensive Tackle, Defensive Tackle||40 time:|
|Profiles:||MaxPreps, HUDL||Power ball:|
|Offer date:||?||Commit date:||February 1, 2017|
|Rivals:||(2 / 5)|
|Scout:||(2 / 5)|
|ESPN:||(3 / 5)|
|Average:||(2.3 / 5)|
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