If you’re waiting for the first big Utah high school football game for the 2019 season, you won’t have to wait long. Defending 5A state champ Corner Canyon, ranked No. 92 in our Preseason 100, will square-off with two-time defending 4A state champ Orem on Thursday night.
Both teams feature some of the state’s top talent with Orem led by linebacker Noah Sewell, the state’s No. 1 college football recruit in the Class of 2020. Corner Canyon defensive end Van Fillinger, who’s given his verbal commitment to the Texas Longhorns, is the No. 3 overall recruit in the state, according to 247sports.com’s composite rankings.
Utah Class of 2020 247sports.com Composite Rankings
No. 1 Noah Sewell, Orem – ILB
No. 3 Van Fillinger, Corner Canyon, SDE
No. 10 Buju Tuisavura, Orem, S
No. 15 Josh Wilson, Corner Cayon, ILB
No. 20 Cole Hagen, Corner Canyon, Dual QB
No. 23 Jakob Robinson, Orem, CB
Both teams move up a classification this year with Corner Canyon moving to 6A and Orem going to 5A.