1. Expectations for 2014

    Regardless of your thoughts on the job Kyle Whittingham did this season, I am guessing most fans will readily concede 2013 was a disappointment. The Utes, for the second-straight year, won't be bowling - something that hasn't happened since 1990...

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 9 months ago 27 reads 0 comments

  2. Pac-12 Title Matchup Meaningful to Ute Fans

    Utah's football season is over, but the Utes will experience flashbacks Saturday. The high point of the Utes' third year of Pac-12 membership and an example of the missed opportunities ...

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 9 months ago 21 reads 0 comments

  3. BYU, Utah Need to Stay in-House for Coaches

    SALT LAKE CITY — As the annual coaching carousel begins in college football, here's a piece of advice for most programs: To keep from being a stepping stone, stay within your boundaries...

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 9 months ago 33 reads 0 comments

  4. Ute Indian Tribe Takes Bargaining Stance over Utah Utes Nickname

    Even though the Ute Indian tribe has given the University of Utah approval to use the Ute name and maintains it wants to continue its relationship with the university, pressure is building ...

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 9 months ago 39 reads 0 comments

  5. Kyle Whittingham Deserves at Least Another Year

    It is not a secret that I have been critical of Kyle Whittingham this past season. I feel, on the whole, the regression of this year's team, coupled with last year's losing season, ...

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 9 months ago 22 reads 0 comments

  6. Utah Football: Utes Have Long Offseason to-Do List

    Utah's 2013 football season officially came to an end Saturday with the 24-17 win over Colorado. Now, the real work begins. Utah's offseason is expected to be a busy one as the Utes do what they can to become a serious competitor in the Pac-12...

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 9 months ago 24 reads 0 comments

  7. Utah football: Trevor Reilly, Tom Hackett earn Pac-12 honors

    The Utes might have been shut out of the bowl season, but they weren't forgotten in the post-season awards...

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 9 months ago 34 reads 0 comments

  8. DeseretNews.com

    SALT LAKE CITY — The Utah football team just concluded its second straight 5-7 season after hanging on for a 24-17 win over Colorado last Saturday.....

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 9 months ago 21 reads 0 comments

  9. Utes Playing for Pride in Season Finale

    When the Utah Utes traveled to Colorado for their season finale last year, they at least had a sliver of a hope of being invited to a bowl game if there weren't enough eligible teams to fill all the bowl slots...

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 9 months ago 19 reads 0 comments

  10. Whittingham Vows to Keep Working, Searching for Answers

    SALT LAKE CITY — After last week's 49-37 setback at Washington State, the Utah Utes entered some unchartered waters. They're now mired in the first five-game skid in Kyle Whittingham's nine-year tenure as head coach...

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 9 months ago 15 reads 0 comments

  11. McGill a Bright Spot for Utah's Secondary

    Utah's secondary was picked apart by the Washington State Cougars on Saturday, but coach Kyle Whittingham still found something positive in the play of senior Keith McGill...

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 9 months ago 37 reads 0 comments

  12. Utah Football: Is Adam Schulz Utah's Future Quarterback?

    In assessing quarterback Adam Schulz's performance against Washington State, Utah coach Kyle Whittingham said he felt the sophomore "grew" as a quarterback.....

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 9 months ago 30 reads 0 comments

  13. Washington State Beats Utah 49-37

    Connor Halliday threw for 488 yards and four touchdowns as Washington State beat Utah 49-37 on Saturday to become bowl eligible for the first time since 2006...

    Mike  Denevi Written by Mike Denevi about 9 months ago 26 reads 0 comments

  14. NFL Draft: The 5 Most NFL Ready Prospects on the Utah Utes' Roster

    Author's note: A hat tip to  @UtesInTheNFL  for providing some of the information for this article. Give them a follow for a closer look at former Utah Utes now strutting their stuff in the NFL, which is basically what this article is about...

    Jon Siddoway Written by Jon Siddoway about 9 months ago 2,197 reads 1 comments

  15. WSU, Utah Battle for Bowl Hopes

    One team hasn't been able to win a conference game on the road. The other hasn't been able to win a conference game at home...

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 9 months ago 12 reads 0 comments

  16. Adam Schulz Focused on Keeping Bowl Tradition Alive

    Utah quarterback Adam Schulz said he wasn't nervous before Utah's game at Oregon and he won't be nervous Saturday when the Utes play at Washington State...

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 9 months ago 15 reads 0 comments

  17. The Leach-Whittingham Friendship Endures

    It's a lot easier to make more enemies than friends when coaching in the big leagues of college football. But Utah coach Kyle Whittingham and Washington State's Mike Leach are beating the odds, forming one of college football's quirkiest pairings...

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 9 months ago 16 reads 0 comments

  18. Utes Plan to Force Connor Halliday into Mistakes

    Washington State quarterback Connor Halliday's season has mirrored his team's year. The junior has had some brilliant moments, but he has had some meltdowns, too.....

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 9 months ago 10 reads 0 comments

  19. Schulz Having a Good Week of Practice

    SALT LAKE CITY — Utah coach Kyle Whittingham said there's not a lot of change being made to the offense, just a bit of tailoring to the scheme to better fit the skill set of Adam Schulz...

    Jeff Carillo Written by Jeff Carillo about 9 months ago 12 reads 0 comments

  20. York Available for Saturday vs. Washington State

    Jeff Carillo Written by Jeff Carillo about 9 months ago 12 reads 0 comments

  21. Wilson Injury Not Life Threatening, Could Still Play Again

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 9 months ago 19 reads 0 comments

  22. Utah Football: Utes Hope to Keep Freshman QB on Sidelines

    Even though freshman Conner Manning has moved up to the No. 2 spot on the quarterback depth chart with the season-ending condition to Travis Wilson, the Utes will do their best to redshirt Manning, Utah coach Kyle Whittingham said...

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 9 months ago 27 reads 0 comments

  23. Utah Football: Utes-Buffs Will Kick off at Noon on Nov. 30

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 9 months ago 17 reads 0 comments

  24. Whittingham: Utes 'Just Have to Keep Swinging' Despite Struggles

    SALT LAKE CITY — Utah football head coach Kyle Whittingham addressed the media Monday in advance of Utah's out-of-state trip to play the Washington State Cougars on Saturday....

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 9 months ago 26 reads 0 comments

  25. Utah QB Travis Wilson out for Season, Career in Doubt

    Some scary stuff out of Salt Lake City: Utah quarterback Travis Wilson suffered a concussion Saturday against Arizona State and is out for the season but his career could be in jeopardy, too...

    Kevin Driscoll Written by Kevin Driscoll about 9 months ago 527 reads 0 comments