1. Running Backs Shine as Utah Goes 'Live'

    Utes practice Tuesday looked more like a running back highlight reel session. Putting on full pads and going live for the first time, Utah's running backs looked right at home...

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  2. Kalani Sitake Says Utah Knows What It Must Do: Win

    Kalani Sitake summarized the approach and the attitude of Utah's football players and coaches in spring practices by drilling straight into their cores as grown men, as competitors, to see what reserves and resolve might lie within...

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  3. Utah AD Chris Hill Says Labor Ruling Implications Are Murky

    Utah Athletic Director Chris Hill said Thursday that he supports consideration of an increased stipend for student-athletes and even potentially allowing them to pursue endorsement ...

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  4. Assistants Erickson, Roderick Adjust to New Roles

    SALT LAKE CITY — Utah offensive assistants Dennis Erickson and Aaron Roderick are working in new surroundings this spring. They're the lone holdovers on a side of the staff that has undergone a makeover since last season...

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  5. Utah Football: Freshman Jackson Barton Has Chance to Start for Utes

    The news that Utah would join the Pac-12 brought talk of an imminent recruiting multiplier known — at first hopefully, later at times derisively — as the Pac-12 bump...

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  6. Defender Brian Blechen Glad to Return to Field

    Brian Blechen's Blood Was Smeared Across His Cheeks Like Some Players Wear Eye Black. as He Walked off the Field After Thursday's Spring Practice, a Passerby Told Him to Wash His Face...

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  7. Utah's Keith McGill Optimistic About NFL Future

    SALT LAKE CITY — It's the dream of every college football athlete: make it to the NFL and play with the best the world offers. And for Utah cornerback Keith McGill, that dream is looking more like a possibility...

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  8. Travis Wilson Talks About Returning to the Field After Injury

    California native Travis Wilson has returned to the field for the University of Utah after a head injury not only ended the sophomore quarterback's season three games early last fall — it threatened to end his football career altogether...

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  9. Miami Transfer Gionni Paul Is Relishing Opportunity with Utes

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  10. Utes Begin Spring Camp

    Utah football kicked off spring football Tuesday and hopefully ushered in a new era of success - something that has, for the most part, eluded the program since joining the Pac-12 in 2011...

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  11. With Kendal Thompson Watching, Travis Wilson Returns

    It had to feel a little strange to be Travis Wilson on Tuesday. On one hand, Wilson finally returned to the game he loves after more than three months of feeling perfectly well and being told that football could pose a threat to his life...

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  12. Reilly, McGill Shine at Utah Pro Day

    SALT LAKE CITY — Several former Utah football players participated in the annual Pro Day at the University of Utah practice facility Wednesday...

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  13. New Mississippi State Assistant Johnson Pushes Prescott, QBs

    STARKVILLE — Brian Johnson began molding his quarterbacks into point guards on Tuesday. The first drills Mississippi State's new quarterback coach ran with Dak Prescott and Co...

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  14. 5 Storylines to Watch for in Utah's Football Spring Camp

    Five months have passed since the night Utah arrived. In beating No. 5 Stanford last October, the Utes finally had the signature win that was sure to vault them into the Pac-12's upper reaches...

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  15. Christensen Brings 'Up Front' Approach to Offense

    At the end of Jim Harding's first semester, before winter break, Toledo offensive coordinator Dave Christensen wanted to tell the redshirt freshman just how much he meant to him.....

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  16. Utes Kick off Spring Ball Tuesday Afternoon

    SALT LAKE CITY — Utah's football team kicks off its spring practices up on the hill Tuesday. The first of 15 sessions begins a five-week run that culminates with the annual red-white game on Saturday, April 19...

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  17. NFL Draft Diary: Trevor Reilly Not as Old as His Age

    The question came up at the NFL combine about the age. I always told them my age is 26, but I didn't play football for three years, so my body's only 23. I think some of them saw that as an advantage mentally...

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  18. Pac-12 Mailbag: Utah Quarterback Situation

    Pac-12 reporter Kevin Gemmell answers a reader question about Utah's quarterback situation and Travis Wilson.....

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  19. Utah Football Releases Spring Camp Depth Chart

    SALT LAKE CITY — It may still be March Madness for sports fans across the country, but less than a week remains until the Utes return to the gridiron for their spring camp...

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  20. Monson: Is Utah's Travis Wilson China in a Bull Shop?

    QB has been cleared to play after an enlarged artery was found in his brain; Utes will closely monitor his condition.....

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  21. U of U Player Making Speedy Recovery After Sustaining Critical Injuries

    SALT LAKE CITY — A University of Utah football player critically injured in a scooter crash is making a fast recovery, and he talked exclusively with FOX 13 News from his hospital bed...

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  22. NFL Scouting Report for Jake Murphy

    STRENGTHS: Looks the part of an NFL tight end with an athletic, well-developed frame. Versatile, pro-ready tight end with experience in the traditional in-line role, as well as flexed out wide and as an H-back...

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  23. Offseason Spotlight: Utah

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  24. Which Cornerbacks Are Fits for the 49ers?

    The 49ers have exactly two spots in their secondary nailed down for the 2014 season. Eric Reid will play free safety while Tramaine Brock will start at one of the cornerback spots (The versatile Brock can play either side)...

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  25. Utes Spared No Expense in Hiring Christensen

    Utah football coach Kyle Whittingham didn't spare any expense in hiring Dave Christensen to be his offensive coordinator as Christensen, the former Wyoming coach who becomes Whittingham's ...

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