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Where local athletes ended up in the NFL

Josh Furlong and Sean Walker  |  Posted   Apr 29th - 6:50pm

The 2017 NFL Draft has come to a close and nine local football players were drafted to various teams. However, several local athletes also signed a free agency deal following the draft. The following is a where local athletes ended up in the draft or in free agency.

Utah State's Devante Mays selected in 7th round by Green Bay Packers

Sean Walker  |  Posted   Apr 29th - 4:20pm

Mays was selected by the Packers with the 238th overall pick (seventh round) Saturday during the 2017 NFL Draft in Philadelphia.

Pita Taumoepenu makes it 8 for Utah with No. 202 pick to 49ers

Josh Furlong  |  Posted   Apr 29th - 2:46pm

Utah defensive player Pita Taumoepenu was drafted by the San Francisco 49ers Saturday in the NFL Draft.

Sam Tevi becomes 7th Ute drafted, selected No. 190 to Los Angeles Chargers

Josh Furlong  |  Posted   Apr 29th - 2:14pm

Former University of Utah offensive lineman Sam Tevi was selected No. 190 overall Saturday in the sixth round of the NFL Draft.

BYU's Jamaal Williams drafted in the 4th round by Green Bay

Sean Walker  |  Posted   Apr 29th - 2:03pm

The Cougars’ all-time leading rusher was selected in the fourth round of the 2017 NFL Draft by the Green Bay Packers, the league announced Saturday.

Utah's JJ Dielman drafted No. 176 to Cincinnati Bengals in 5th round

Josh Furlong  |  Posted   Apr 29th - 1:42pm

Former University of Utah offensive lineman J.J. Dielman was selected No. 176 overall Saturday in the fifth round of the NFL Draft.

Utah's Brian Allen selected No. 173 to Pittsburgh Steelers in 5th round

Josh Furlong  |  Posted   Apr 29th - 1:32pm

The onetime receiver turned cornerback Brian Allen was selected No. 173 overall Saturday in the fifth round of the NFL Draft.

Utah's Joe Williams selected No. 121 to 49ers in 4th round

Josh Furlong  |  Posted   Apr 29th - 1:19pm

From early retirement to the NFL, former Utah running back Joe Williams was selected No. 121 overall in the fourth round in the NFL Draft Saturday.

Utah lineman Isaac Asiata selected No. 164 to Miami Dolphins in 5th round

Josh Furlong  |  Posted   Apr 29th - 1:02pm

Former University of Utah offensive lineman Isaac Asiata will continue his football career after being selected No. 164 overall Saturday in the fifth round of the NFL Draft.

The Triple Team: 3 thoughts on Jazz 98-93 Game 6 loss to Clippers

Andy Larsen  |  Posted   Apr 29th - 1:18am

The Jazz's Game 6 loss came down to a disappointing response to additional physicality from the Clippers. That, plus thoughts on the bad games of some Jazz wing scorers, and a type of foul that needs to be eradicated.

Paul scores 29, Clippers beat Jazz 98-93 to force Game 7

Kareem Copeland, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 29th - 12:45am

Clippers coach Doc Rivers put it simply when he said Chris Paul willed his team to victory with the season on the line.

Operations targeting car burglaries making a dent outside Jazz games

Andrew Adams  |  Posted   Apr 28th - 10:50pm

On a night where the Utah Jazz were locked in a crucial Game 6 against the Los Angeles Clippers, the evening was far from ‘fun and games’ for Salt Lake City Police...

Marcus Williams selected No. 42 by Saints in 2nd round

Josh Furlong  |  Posted   Apr 28th - 10:36pm

Standout safety Marcus Williams was selected No. 42 overall Friday in the 2nd round of the NFL Draft.

Jazz shootaround: "buckle up" freeway signs; Snyder's player-coach relationships

Andy Larsen  |  Posted   Apr 28th - 2:56pm

Signs cheering the Jazz on were lit up all over Utah's freeways Friday, thanks to UDOT's public safety campaign. Meanwhile, at shootaround today, Gordon Hayward and Joe Johnson spoke about their relationship to head coach Quin Snyder.

Former Utah lineman's son steals NFL draft spotlight; Atlanta's pick fires up viewers

Carter Williams  |  Posted   Apr 28th - 11:32am

Utah offensive lineman Garett Bolles' son steals the NFL Draft spotlight, Atlanta's first round pick pumps up viewers with his passion and a pitcher does something that happens literally once in a blue moon.

Jazz PA announcer still hopes for NBA title before his retirement

Cleon Wall  |  Posted   Apr 28th - 11:04am

Dan Roberts has spent 37 years watching the Jazz from one of the best seats in the house. And he hopes the team can claim one championship before he drops the mic.

Interest in the Jazz peaking for the playoffs

Andy Larsen  |  Posted   Apr 28th - 10:15am

Of course the Jazz are popular at playoff time in Utah, but just how popular? We took a look at some metrics to find out.

Utah's Garett Bolles selected No. 20 overall to Denver Broncos

Josh Furlong  |  Posted   Apr 27th - 11:31pm

Former Utah offensive lineman Garett Bolles was selected No. 20 overall Thursday in the first round of the NFL Draft.

The Latest: Another Watt joins J.J. and Derek in NFL

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 27th - 10:17pm

The Latest on the first round of the NFL draft (all times local):