Scouting the Pac-12: Utah

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Tony Pauline

Draft Analyst Writer

The Utes can boast the 20th pick of April’s draft in offensive tackle Garett Bolles. If they are to have a first-rounder in 2018, it will come from the defensive line.

Lowell Lotulelei hopes to be the second from his family to hear his name called during the first round of the NFL Draft, as big brother Star was the 14th pick in 2013.

The younger brother is not as powerful as Star but just as quick and explosive. When on his game, Lowell can be a one-man show and impossible to stop, yet Lowell is coming off a disappointing campaign and played better as a sophomore in 2015 than he did last season.

He has the size, movement skills and strength potential to be a top-32 choice if he gets his game back on track.

Keep an eye on UCLA transfer Kylie Fitts, a pass-rushing defensive end. He’s a solid athlete who seriously considered entering the 2016 draft only to return to Utah, play two games then miss the rest of the season with a foot injury.

Fitts is a fluid athlete who finds ways to make plays behind the line of scrimmage but is a defender who must get stronger and add bulk to his frame.

Utah

Grade

Rnd

Full Name

Pos

#

Yr

3.93

1-2

Lowell Lotulelei

DT

93

4Sr

3.37

6th

Darren Carrington

WR

7

5Sr

3.28

7th

David Luafatasaga

ILB

55

5Sr

3.22

FA

Filipo Mokofisi

DT

45

5Sr

3.18

FA

Chase Hansen

S

22

4Jr

3.18

FA

Sunia Tauteoli

ILB

10

4Sr

3.17

FA

Salesi Uhatafe

G

74

5Sr

3.10

FA

Kylie Fitts

DE

11

6Sr

2.80

FA

Troy Williams

QB

3

4Sr