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Three star running back Ty Jordan signs with Utah football

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Here’s a dynamic playmaker that the Utes are bringing in out of Mesquite, Texas. The former Texas commit joins a talented room of running backs, and could prove to be quite the Swiss army knife for the Utes. He had offers from the likes of USC, Texas, Tennessee and others. His speed is the first thing that jumps out, and he’s not a big dude, at 5-7, but he’s pretty stout at 197 pounds. A guy like Ty Jordan is a really fun player to watch, because of that speed, he’s able to break a play at any given time of a game. It will be interesting to see how he slides in with the likes of Jordan Wilmore, Devonta’e Henry-Cole, Devin Brumfield and TJ Green.

Info per UtahUtes.com

First-team all-district at West Mesquite HS as a junior … four-star recruit by ESPN, three-star recruit by 247Sports and Rivals … rated the No. 8 all-purpose back in the country on 247Sports … 13 100-yard rushing games in high school … 86 carries for 572 yards (6.7 ypc) and six touchdowns, adding 48 receptions for 480 yards (10.0 ypc) and four receiving touchdowns as a senior … 160 carries for 1,240 rushing yards (7.8 ypc) and 15 rushing touchdowns his junior year, also recording 14 receptions for 169 yards (12.1 ypc) and two receiving touchdowns with 10 kick returns for 217 yards (21.7 ypr) … 101 carries for 777 yards (7.7 ypc) and six rushing touchdowns, adding six receptions for 158 yards and two touchdowns as a sophomore … also competed in track and field.