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Locals in the NFL: Week 12

Adam Cichoski  |  Posted  Nov 29th - 9:11am

Alex Smith comes up clutch, Van Noy is finding his place with the Patriots, and two former Southern Utah players are seeing more playing time.

Tyler, Sharp shine as Southern Utah beats NAU 48-21

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Nov 19th - 7:20pm

Patrick Tyler threw five touchdown passes, tying Southern Utah's single-game record, Mike Sharp became the school's career leader with 29 TD receptions and the Thunderbirds beat Northern Arizona 48-21 on Saturday in the season finale for both teams.

Utah locals in NFL Week 11

Stephen Lindsey  |  Posted  Nov 15th - 4:49pm

A pair of former Utes and current Baltimore Ravens headline this week's performance from Utah's locals in the NFL.

Cosmo, other mascots describe life inside the suit

Liesl Nielsen  |  Posted  Nov 15th - 12:51pm

Ever wondered what it's like to be a mascot? Cosmo and mascot coordinators across the state give us an inside look at life inside the suit.

KJ Hall gives BYU fans glimpse of future with nod to past in win over SUU

Sean Walker  |  Posted  Nov 13th - 9:46pm

Freshman running back KJ Hall made the most of his time Saturday while giving the 59,302 fans at LaVell Edwards Stadium a glimpse of the future with a nod to the past.

BYU clinches Poinsettia Bowl bid with home win over Southern Utah

Sean Walker  |  Posted  Nov 12th - 4:15pm

Taysom Hill completed 22-of-29 passes for 320 yards, two touchdowns and one interception, and also ran for 29 yards and a score to help the Cougars clinch their 12th-straight postseason bowl appearance with a 37-7 win over FCS foe Southern Utah.

BYU, Southern Utah prep for inaugural matchup: 5 questions with an SUU beat writer

Sean Walker  |  Posted  Nov 11th - 11:53am

We sat down with Ryan Miller, SUU beat writer for the Spectrum and Daily News in Cedar City, to talk about the Thunderbirds. Listen to the full podcast here.

Poll: Who is your favorite men’s college basketball star that played in Utah?

Xoel Cardenas  |  Posted  Nov 11th - 10:00am

Many great players have played college basketball in Utah. For this poll, we’re asking you to pick who is your favorite men's basketball player who played collegiately in Utah.

Utah locals in NFL Week 9

Stephen Lindsey  |  Posted  Nov 8th - 12:27pm

Halfway through the NFL regular season, KSL identifies the best Utah locals in the NFL. Who are yours?

Southern Utah cruises 38-21 over Montana State

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Nov 5th - 4:10pm

Patrick Tyler threw for 231 yards and three touchdowns and Southern Utah sent Montana State to its sixth straight loss, 38-21 on Saturday.

Booker a starter; Smith concussed; Sorensen plays big yet again

Stephen Lindsey  |  Posted  Nov 1st - 11:26am

Devontae Booker scored a touchdown in his first start for the Broncos filling in for the injured C.J. Anderson, while Daniel Sorensen continued his strong 2016 play for the Chiefs in this week's edition of locals in the NFL.

Southern Utah rolls up 610 yards, beats Idaho State 52-27

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 29th - 6:30pm

James Felila and Malik Brown each rushed for two touchdowns and Southern Utah scored 21 third-quarter points to break away for a 52-27 victory over Idaho State on Saturday.

Big plays from Utah locals in NFL Week 7

Stephen Lindsey  |  Posted  Oct 26th - 11:17am

Big moments from former members of Utah's three big schools marked Week 7's notable local performances.

Weber State scores 23 unanswered to rally past Southern Utah, remain unbeaten in Big Sky  |  Posted  Oct 22nd - 10:31pm

Jadrian Clark hurled a 60-yard touchdown pass to Darryl Denby with 31 seconds remaining as Weber State scored 23 unanswered points to rally past Southern Utah, 37-36 Saturday night to remain undefeated in Big Sky Conference play.

Former Ute Sean Smith leads Utah locals in the NFL Week 5

Stephen Lindsey  |  Posted  Oct 11th - 11:26am

Even as injuries begin to stack up for Utah locals in the NFL, players like Sean Smith and Dennis Pitta are setting themselves apart from the crowd.

Locals in Detroit: 5 Utah-made football players find home with Lions

Jeremiah Jensen  |  Posted  Oct 9th - 10:45pm

The Detroit Lions ended a three-game losing streak Sunday and handed the Philadelphia Eagles their first loss of the season with a 24-23 victory at Ford Field — and with the most former Utah college football players on roster in the NFL.

Rookies get first look in week 4 of locals in the NFL

Stephen Lindsey  |  Posted  Oct 3rd - 10:05pm

Rookies record their first tackles as injuries begin to pile up for Utah locals in the NFL.

Montana cruises to 43-20 win over Southern Utah

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 1st - 10:22pm

Brady Gustafson threw for 415 yards and four touchdowns Saturday, leading the Montana Grizzlies past Southern Utah 43-20.

Welcome to Whoville, where Southern Utah still stands atop Big Sky Conference

Sean Walker  |  Posted  Sep 29th - 10:15am

If Southern Utah wide receiver Mike Sharp needed more motivation to open the final season of his Big Sky career, he got it last week when Portland State coach Bruce Barnum called out his city.

Former Ute Sean Smith shines in Week 3 for locals in the NFL

Stephen Lindsey  |  Posted  Sep 27th - 11:00am

A trio of interceptions and a roster change highlight this week's locals in the NFL.