Kieffer Longson is a Class of 2015 BYU football recruit who turned down offers from returning national champions Ohio State, as well as national powerhouses Florida State (’14 National champs), Missouri, and UCLA to play for the Cougars. He committed to BYU on December 15, 2014. Longson prepped at Dougherty Valley High School, where he played on both the offensive and defensive lines. He also played for the Dougherty Valley Lacrosse team.
I would like to thank my family, friends and coaches who have made a difference in my life. I am committing to BYU! pic.twitter.com/XmVHhDMspD
— Mt.stormingmormon74 (@kieffer74) December 15, 2014
Longson was rated the No. 34 offensive tackle in the nation and given 4-stars by Scout and 3-stars by Rivals and ESPN (grade of 79). He was offered scholarships to ASU, BYU, Colorado, Florida State, Missouri, Nevada, Ohio State, SJSU, UCLA, USU, Utah, and WSU. He was also recruited by Boise state, Cal, Mississippi State, Northwestern, Ole Miss, Oregon, Tennessee, USC, Vanderbilt, Washington, and Wisconsin. After graduating High School Longson left June 3, 2015 on an LDS mission to Toronto, Canada. He expects to join the team for the 2017 season.
|Hometown:||San Ramon, California||High School:||Dougherty Valley|
|Last Team:||Dougherty Valley||HT/WT:||6’7”, 301 lbs.|
|Position:||Offensive Tackle||40 time:||5.3|
|Profiles:||MaxPreps, HUDL||Bench press:||360|
|Offers: ASU, BYU, Colorado, Florida State, Missouri, Nevada, Ohio State, SJSU, UCLA, USU, Utah, WSU|
- Commitment Analysis: OL Kieffer Longson – Brandon Huffman, Scout, December 18, 2014
- Ohio State recruiting: 2015 OL Kieffer Longson talks offer, Buckeyes – Charles Doss, LandGrantHolyLand.com, November 10, 2013
- 4-star offensive line commit Kieffer Longson: ‘BYU just offers more of what I want than my other choices’ – Brandon Gurney, Deseret News, December 15, 2014
- Are Buckeyes a long shot for three-star lineman Kieffer Longson? – Jeremy Birmingham, Eleven Warriors, September 4, 2014