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Utah Football Signs WR Tyquez Hampton

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El Paso (Texas) El Dorado three/four-star wide receiver Tyquez Hampton signed with Utah back in January as an early-enrollee. The true freshman is already on campus and will participate in spring football. He committed to Utah in October for multiple reasons, including academics. He was previously committed to Washington State before flipping to Utah.

I really like Hampton; he has all of the physical tools you like to see in a wide receiver. His Hudl page lists him as 6’ 2”, 208 pounds with a 4.39 40-yard dash time and a 39-inch vertical. As a senior, Hampton caught 73 passes for 988 yards and 13 touchdowns. He also carried the football 17 times for 184 yards and two touchdowns. He brought one kickoff back for a touchdown as well. He is a big, physical receiver who has good moves and is hard to tackle. He catches the ball with his hands. Hampton is also a very good blocker, which is a required skill for Utah receivers.

Hampton was a great pickup for Utah. Having him on campus already will only help to jumpstart his development. Fans will be able to get their first look at him in spring football, which starts in about a month and a half.