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Utah Utes vs Oregon State Beavers game preview

Travis Wilson (Photo Credit: Jeffery Allred | Deseret News Last weekend the Utah Utes faced off against an FCS opponent in the Weber State Wildcats and did what needed to be done, and then some. The Utes blew out the Wildcats putting up a staggering total of 70 points while only allowing 7. This score line is a great sign for the Utes, but let’s not get carried away. Weber State...
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Utah Utes look to keep rolling against the Weber State Wildcats

Utes come off a big win against Utah State Coming off a great season opener against in-state rivals Utah State, the Utah Utes look to keep rolling against FCS team Weber State. Last Thursday at Rice-Eccles Stadium, the Utes came back from being down at halftime to eventually win the game by a final score of 30-26. The Utes were not able to fully contain the Utah State Aggies quarterback...
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

Utah State at Utah game preview

Jake Murphy (Photo Credit: Eli Lucero | Herald Journal I am able to sleep less and less each night, my mind races with thoughts of optimism and fear, and things like “school” and “work” are becoming mere afterthoughts. That can only mean one thing: football season is here. With only two days left until the Utah Ute’s football season kicks off, all eyes fall on Rice-Eccles...
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21 days ago  |  Discuss

Reilly's mettle earns team's respect

Toughness is a defining characteristic of Trevor Reilly's personality. Reilly's grit on Utah's defense was displayed last season when he played with a torn anterior cruciate ligament. Rather than opting for surgery and ending his junior season, Reilly wore a heavy brace and played through the pain. Then in the offseason, he battled a different kind of pain when his...
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25 days ago  |  Discuss
UTE BETTER BELIEVE IT

Message on sign in Utah football center: No 'DUIs'

Utah fired off the latest volley in the football facilities war on Thursday night. Following the examples set by Oregon, Alabama and…
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August 16, 2013  |  Discuss

No. 85 Utah Utes season preview

No. 85 Utah Utes (5-7) Coach Kyle Whittingham (ninth season, 71-32 at Utah and overall)Returning Starters: 13, 6 offense, 6 defense, 1 special teamsRecruiting Rank: 47Strength of Schedule: 5 After enjoying a ton of success during his first six seasons as Utah’s head coach, Kyle Whittingham's and the Utes' transition to the Pac-12 from the Mountain West hasn’t been...
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August 13, 2013  |  Discuss

No. 32 BYU Cougars season preview: Van Noy player to watch in 2013

No. 32 Brigham Young Cougars (8-5) Coach Bronco Mendenhall (ninth season, 74-29 at BYU and overall)Returning Starters: 16, 8 offense, 6 defense, 1 special teamsRecruiting Rank: 66 Strength of Schedule: 42 Coach Bronco Mendenhall has never had a losing season at BYU and this season should not be any different. “We recruit young men who are talented football players, quality...
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June 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Utah's Star declines NYC draft-day invite

Utah's Star Lotulelei has declined an invitation to attend the NFL draft in New York. Lotulelei issued a statement Wednesday through his agent saying he prefers to be in Utah surrounded by family and friends when his name is called. The defensive tackle was projected by some to be the top overall pick until a medical exam during the NFL combine raised questions about his heart...
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April 10, 2013  |  Discuss
RED FLAG

Top NFL prospect has heart condition

Consensus top five draft pick Star Lotuleilei will miss the NFL Combine after medical tests revealed he has a heart condition. 

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February 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Utah Utes football player dismissed from team after beating wife with curling iron

University of Utah football player Niasi Leota has been dismissed from the Utes program after being charged with beating and threatening to kill his wife in front of their children.On Friday, Leota was charged with felony counts of aggravated assault, kidnapping, and domestic violence in the presence of a child. Additionally, the 24-year-old also faces four misdemeanor charges of...
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February 24, 2013  |  Discuss

2013 NFL Draft: Utah DE Joe Kruger to declare for NFL Draft

The defensive end that led the Utah Utes in sacks for the 2012 season, will forgo his senior season and declare himself eligible for the 2013 NFL Draft. Joe Kruger told the media on Wednesday he will enter the NFL draft process. The loss of Kruger, coupled with the loss of seniors, Star Lotuleli and Dave Kruger, now creates a sizable void on the Utes defensive line next season. Krueger...
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January 03, 2013  |  Discuss
UTE GONE WILD

BYU coach confronts taunting Utah fan

If you have to rush the field after your team comes away with a crucial win early in the season, do so without screaming “you suck!” in the face of the opposing head coach. And if you must scream “you suck!” in the face of the opposing head coach, don’t do it to a guy who is named Bronco Mendenhall. I admittedly know very little about the BYU head coach, but his name...
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September 18, 2012  |  Discuss

BYU head coach Bronco Mendenhall scares away Utah heckler (Video)

BYU head football coach Bronco Mendenhall was heckled by a Utah fan as he was walking off the field after Saturday's 24-21 loss to the Utes. Apparently the Utah fan got under Mendenhall's skin, because the Cougars coach turned and took a few steps towards him. Although Mendenhall had police escorting him off the field, he still managed to scare the Utah fan, who...
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September 17, 2012  |  Discuss

Utes, Aggies renew instate rivalry

The Utah Utes were tossed a softball in their regular season opener when Northern Colorado visited but they’ll get a much stiffer challenge when they visit Logan on Friday to face their in-state rivals, Utah State. The Utes downed Northern Colorado 41-0 but believe it or not, they didn’t look that great in doing so. [...]
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September 06, 2012  |  Discuss
RIVALRY STOKED

BYU recruit burns letter from Utah

A BYU recruit is following the latest trend in college football and decided to burn a letter he received from rival school Utah.

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June 14, 2012  |  3 Comments
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