Xavier Carlton

By KSL.com Sports | Posted - Dec. 19, 2019 at 8:09 a.m.

First-team all-state as a senior at Juan Diego Catholic HS … four-star recruit by 247Sports, Rivals and ESPN … ranked as the No. 12 strongside defensive end in the country and No. 2 player in Utah by Rivals … Trans-Valley League Outstanding Defensive Lineman and Bee All-District selection as a junior at Modesto Christian HS (Modesto, Calif.), where he played three seasons moving to Utah for his senior year … invited to play at the 2020 All-American Bowl and the 2020 Polynesian Bowl … 91 total tackles (8.0 sacks) as a senior, adding 13 receptions for 225 yards (17.3 ypc) and two touchdowns at tight end … 81 total tackles (14.0 TFL, 6.5 sacks), two passes defended, one forced fumble and three fumbles recovered as a junior, adding 10 receptions for 181 yards (18.1 ypc) and three receiving touchdowns … 82 tackles (8.0 TFL, 6.0 sacks) with one forced fumble as a sophomore along with 14 receptions for 191 yards (13.6 ypc) and three receiving touchdowns … son of Lorraine and Demetrius … originally lived in the Salt Lake Valley before moving to California … father was on the 1989 Utah football roster.

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