1. Greg Reese, Clarence Smith Switch to Bolster Utes Defensive Line

    Rain and snow kept fans away, so the biggest cheering section belonged to Greg Reese. Wearing the defense's black for the first time, Reese lined up at defensive end and registered ...

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 10 months ago 21 reads 0 comments

  2. Utah Football Recruiting Commit: Jake Grant, Scottsdale Offensive Lineman

    Utah has landed a commitment from Scottsdale (Az.) Horizon offensive lineman Jake Grant after his visit this weekend to Utah's Junior Day. Grant is one of the top offensive line recruits in the 2015 recruiting class...

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 10 months ago 37 reads 0 comments

  3. Biggest Shoes to Fill: Utah

    Starters in, starters out. That's college football. Players' eligibility expires and they leave for the rest of their lives, which might include the NFL or not. And they leave behind shoes of various sizes that need to be filled...

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 10 months ago 22 reads 0 comments

  4. Erickson Has No Hard Feelings About Coaching Switch

    Dennis Erickson says he doesn't feel like he was demoted. Nor does he seem to care if that's how others see it.....

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 10 months ago 87 reads 0 comments

  5. Utah Spring Practice: Latest Depth Chart Released

    Not much to report from spring practice this weekend unfortunately. Outside of a few comments about a shorthanded defensive line and a positive comment about Dominique Hatfield standing out at wide receiver, there wasn't much said of worth...

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 10 months ago 24 reads 0 comments

  6. Travis Waller, Keyshawn Johnson Jr. Offered by Utes

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 10 months ago 56 reads 0 comments

  7. Utes Lose Linebacker Jacoby Hale for Spring Due to ACL Tear

    The Utes may be without one of their top pass-rushing threats when they open 2014 play. Senior linebacker Jacoby Hale tore his ACL and MCL at Thursday's practice and will undergo surgery, said Utah head coach Kyle Whittingham after practice Saturday...

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  8. 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...

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 10 months ago 37 reads 0 comments

  9. 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...

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 10 months ago 20 reads 0 comments

  10. 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 ...

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 10 months ago 28 reads 0 comments

  11. 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...

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 10 months ago 25 reads 0 comments

  12. 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...

    James Wrabel Written by James Wrabel about 10 months ago 20 reads 0 comments

  13. 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...

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 10 months ago 18 reads 0 comments

  14. 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...

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 10 months ago 29 reads 0 comments

  15. 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...

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 10 months ago 90 reads 0 comments

  16. Miami Transfer Gionni Paul Is Relishing Opportunity with Utes

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 10 months ago 31 reads 0 comments

  17. 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...

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 10 months ago 25 reads 0 comments

  18. 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...

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 10 months ago 47 reads 0 comments

  19. 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...

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 10 months ago 30 reads 0 comments

  20. 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...

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 10 months ago 12 reads 0 comments

  21. 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...

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 10 months ago 68 reads 0 comments

  22. 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.....

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 10 months ago 29 reads 0 comments

  23. 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...

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 10 months ago 25 reads 0 comments

  24. 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...

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 10 months ago 22 reads 0 comments

  25. Pac-12 Mailbag: Utah Quarterback Situation

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

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 11 months ago 38 reads 0 comments