: Westlee Tonga is Utah's marquee tight end after returning from injury.
June 14, 2014
SALT LAKE CITY - With the @Utah_Football season approaching, utahutes.com will break down the personnel on the Ute roster with the lowdown, headliners and newcomer spotlight for 10 position groups. Today's article describes Utah's tight ends.
Tuesday, June 10: Offensive Line
Wednesday, June 11: Quarterbacks
Thursday, June 12: Running Backs
Friday, June 13: Wide Receivers
Saturday, June 14: Tight Ends
Monday, June 16: Defensive Line
Tuesday, June 17: Linebackers
Wednesday, June 18: Cornerbacks
Thursday, June 19: Safeties
Friday, June 20: Kicking Game
With so much talent, offensive coordinator/tight ends coach Dave Christensen will find a place for the tight ends in his spread option offense.
At 6'4", 252 pounds, senior Westlee Tonga is a physical blocker and athletic pass-catcher with good speed. Promising sophomore Siale Fakailoatonga played as a true freshman last season.
While there were no tight ends in the 2014 recruiting class, redshirt freshman Harrison Handley is a youngster to watch.